Gray Glacier And French Valley In Winter By Road

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Join this exciting 5-day adventure in the stunning Torres del Paine National Park during the winter, exploring unparalleled landscapes and colossal glaciers. This adventure will take us to discover some of the most iconic corners of Chilean Patagonia.

 

This experience starts from Puerto Natales with an exciting trekking along the Las Carretas Trail to the Paine Grande Shelter. Enjoy the wonderful panoramic views of the park and the majesticLake Pehoé.

 

We will discover the Gray Refuge while we walk through a valley winding to the Los Patos lagoon and the Gray Glacier viewpoint. We will be able to marvel at the enormous ice fields and floating icebergs.

 

We will head towards the Paine Grande refuge, crossing a mountainous forest with spectacular views of the South Ice Field and Lake Grey, and without a doubt we will not be able to miss the impressive Grey Glacier Viewpoint.

 

We will dive into the heart of the park with a hike to the Valley from the French. We will admire the imposing hanging glaciers, lagoons of a turquoise blue and the panoramic views from the French Valley.

 

We will conclude this adventure with a return walk through the Sendero Las Carretas, saying goodbye to Torres del Paine with memories unforgettable.

 

This experience offers a perfect combination of challenge and natural beauty, ideal for lovers of adventure and exploration.

 

Embark on this unique experience and discover the magic of Patagonia in Torres del Paine!

Starts
PUERTO NATALES (CL)
- Departure from Puerto Natales approximately 7:00 am.
Ends
- Arrival in Puerto Natales at approximately 9:15 p.m.
Duration
5 Days
Frequency
Everyday
Season
May - August
Included
- 3 nights of accommodation at Refugio Paine Grande.
- 1 nights accommodation at Refugio Gray.
(Refuge accommodation is in shared and mixed dormitories, with bunk beds).
(The bed in the shelter includes sheets, blanket and pillow).
- Private transfer from Puerto Natales Hotel to Torres del Paine National Park.
- Private transfer from Torres del Paine National Park to Hotel in Puerto Natales.
- Meals according to the itinerary.
- Entrance to Torres del Paine National Park.
- Guide.
Not Included
- Accommodation on day 5 in Puerto Natales.
- Medical and/or travel insurance of any type.
- Flights.
- Tips.
- Guide/Porter.
- Personal expenses.
Physical Reqs.
- You do not need to have previous experience to do the Circuit, be in good physical condition.
- Program is not recommended for children under 10 years of age.
- Not recommended for pregnant women or people with reduced mobility.
- Passengers must be able to carry their personal belongings for the duration of the program.
Difficulty
High
What To Bring?
- Route map provided in the national park.
- Headlamp with new batteries.
- Sunscreen (SPF 50).
- Water bottle.
- First aid kit, inside the park it is not possible to buy any type of medicine.
- Dry bags and ziploc bags to protect things from water inside the backpack.
- Comfortable, waterproof, trekking shoes.
- Comfortable, waterproof and layered clothing, suitable for Trekking.
- Hat and gloves.
- Backpack (Recommended 40 liter capacity).
- Toiletries. Personal hygiene set.
- Quick drying towel.
- Sunglasses with ultra violet rays protection.
Other
- From May to August, every day. Subject to weather conditions.
- If you have any dietary restrictions, be sure to inform them when making the reservation. Dietary restrictions will only be respected if they are informed in advance.
- Hike times, distances and slopes are indicative.
- Each passenger must carry their personal equipment, box lunch and water throughout the program route.
- We recommend using a 40 liter backpack.
- Luggage custody is offered at the Puerto Natales office for those who wish to leave belongings during their hike.
- All itineraries, schedules and excursions are subject to changes and weather conditions.
Included Menu
Meals are a single menu, with the option of a vegetarian or vegan menu.
- If you prefer a Vegan or Vegetarian menu, you must inform yourself when making your reservation.
- Lunches during the program will be box lunches that are taken on the tour.
- In all the shelters there are food stores where you can buy basic foods and snacks.
- Some refuges have bars serving wines, spirits and local beer.

Menu option:
- Breakfast: Cereals, toast, coffee, tea, fruit and yogurt.
- Lunch: sandwich, fruit, mixed nuts and chocolate.
- Dinner: Pasta, stew or chicken with rice.

Details of Travel Packages

Let`s experience together the majesty of Torres del Paine on this incredible 5-day adventure designed for lovers of nature and adventure!

 

Day 1: Las Carretas – Paine Trail Big

Your trip begins from Puerto Natales with a transfer private towards the Torres del Paine National Park. You will walk through impressive Sendero Las Carretas, enjoying panoramic views of the park and the beautiful Lake Pehoé. After 6 hours of walking, you will arrive at the Refuge Paine Grande where you can rest and enjoy a comforting dinner.

 

Today we will start this adventure leaving early from Puerto Natales to head to the Torres del Paine National Park. We reach the Conaf administration from where we will begin the walk along the Las Carretas Trail to the Paine Refuge Big. You will have panoramic views of the Park throughout the tour and in the last stretch beautiful views of Lake Pehoé.

 

Upon reaching Paine Grande after checking in We can rest and enjoy dinner at the refuge in the afternoon.

 

Day 2: Hike to the Gray Refuge

After breakfast, we will embark on a hike towards the Gray Shelter through a winding valley. Along the way, you will be surprised by the ice floes of Lake Gray and the imposing views of the Southern Ice Field. We will descend through a mountainous forest and you will arrive at the refuge for an experience unforgettable in front of the Gray Glacier.

 

After breakfast Remember to order your box lunch and we will begin today`s trekking. The walk It begins through a narrow and winding valley that leads to Los Patos Lagoon. As we continue to move forward we will begin to see parts of the immense Southern Ice Fields, as well as the ice floes of the lake Gray.

 

After passing through the windy viewpoint, the path descends through a mountainous forest until reaching the Grey Refuge. If we continue walking for some 10 more minutes we will arrive at the Mirador del Glaciar Grey, where we will find ourselves face to face with the ice massif blue.


Like "option" and to make this adventure even more unforgettable, you can add an extra 3 or 4 hours round trip to go to the famous Hanging Bridges. It is by far the best glacier viewpoint. In addition to contemplating the impressive ice, you can see the depth of the ravines formed by the rivers and waterfalls that come from the Cordón Olguín.

 

Day 3: Hike to Paine Grande

Today after enjoy breakfast at the Refuge Grey and don`t forget to order your box lunch to start the adventure.

 

If we couldn`t visit the suspension bridges the previous afternoon, we will be able to leave very early today in the tomorrow and walk to the first or second bridge, to return quickly and begin the walk to the Paine refuge Big.

 

A few minutes from Start walking and we will marvel at the spectacular landscapes of Campos de Hielo Sur and the floes of Lake Grey. This adventure will be in Ascent through a mountainous forest until reaching the windy Grey Glacier Viewpoint. We will follow the walk until you reach Los Patos Lagoon, where we will begin the descent through a narrow and windy valley that takes us directly to the Paine Grande Refuge, Here We will enjoy a comforting dinner before resting.


Day 4: Hike to the French Valley

Today`s walk will be round trip, starting and ending at Paine Grande Refuge. We will leave very early right after breakfast in the shelter.

 

We will travel to the heart of the park bordering the blue waters of the Lake Skottsberg. After approximately 2.5 hours of walking, you will arrive at the Italian Camp, where we will begin the journey towards the French Valley.

 

We will go up big rocks and then we will continue through the forest until we reach the Mirador del Francés, where we will have our reward with the incredible views of Los Cuernos, lagoons turquoise glaciersand some amazing hanging glaciersthat tumble down the east face of Paine Mountain Large (3,050 meters above sea level).

 

If we`re lucky, we will be able to hear some resounding noise of the glacier falling, as well as It is very common to witness an avalanche. We will enjoy a replenishing box lunch and a well-deserved rest. We will return along the same path towards the Italian camp and then towards the Paine Grande refuge to enjoy a delicious and restorative dinner.


Day 5: Las Carretas Trail Walk – Return to Port Natales

Today we will enjoy a delicious breakfast at the Paine Grande Shelter and remember to order your box lunch. We will start the day touring the surroundings of the place, and then begin the return along the Las Carretas trail. To the end of the trail a private transfer will be waiting for us in the administration to head towards Puerto Natales.


Every day will offer us a unique experience in the wild Patagonian nature, with amazing and challenging landscapes. Our Expert guides will take us to the most impressive corners of this place.

 

Book your adventure today and experience Patagonia in its maximum expression!

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Gray and French Valley by Road

- Winter Program. It operates between May and August.

Starts: 07:00 Hs
Duration: 5 DIAS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $1,760

Price for 1 adult: USD $2,600
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