Enjoy the experience of walking on ice and kayaking by the Grey Glacier with fascinating lodging at Vertice Grey Shelter. InformationItinerary Day 1: Puerto Natales – Pudeto – Vértice Grey Shelter Departure from Puerto Natales bus station at 07:30 am to Torres del Paine National Park. First stop at Laguna Amarga, where you must pay directly the entrance to the park, and finally arriving to Pudeto.Arrival at 10:45 to Pudeto, where you will sail along Pehoe Lake to Paine Grande area. Navigation starts at 11:00.When the navigation finishes, we start the trekking to Vertice Grey Shelter, where you can access some viewpoints where you can see the wonderful Grey Glacier (3,5 hrs.).Dinner at the Shelter's dining room (only full board deal) and lodging. torres-del-paine-refugio-grey.jpg © Marcelo Kunstmann Vértice Grey Shelter This shelter is few minutes away from the glacier Grey, which emerges from the Southern Ice Fields. It is on one end of the W trekking circuit, the best known and busiest of Torres del Paine National Park. Day 2: Trekking Grey Glacier - Vértice Grey Shelter Breakfast at the Shelter ́s dining room (only full board deal).8:00 Grey Glacier Ice Hike.The tour starts at our base camp Bigfoot. Here the guides will have an introductory chat, and explain the route, the time the tour will take and also test the equipment, and adjust it correctly for each passenger. Then, we go in a zodiac boat for 15 minutes until we reach the west side of the Grey glacier. On arrival, we will disembark on the island at the glacier (nunatak) and we will walk on it for about an hour until we reach the ice.Before walking onto the glacier, the guide will talk to us about the safety aspects, and they will explain the techniques of displacement in the ice and the correct use of the equipment. Once the safety briefing is complete we will begin our exploration of the Grey glacier which will last approximately 3 hours. During this time we will be able to observe cracks, rivers, lagoons and tunnels with their divergent tones of blue.After 3 hours on the glacier, we return to the zodiac boat and ride back to the base camp.Includes: Ice axe, crampons, harness, helmet and snack / departures every day from Bigfoot base camp, Grey glacier..LunchDinner at the Shelter's dining room (only full board deal).Lodging at Vertice Grey Shelter. torres-del-paine-refugio-grey.jpg © Marcelo Kunstmann Vértice Grey Shelter This shelter is few minutes away from the glacier Grey, which emerges from the Southern Ice Fields. It is on one end of the W trekking circuit, the best known and busiest of Torres del Paine National Park. Day 3: Kayak en Glaciar Grey - Pudeto - Puerto Natales Breakfast at the Shelter's dining room (only full board deal).9:30 Grey Glacier Kayaking.The tour starts from our base camp Bigfoot, located on the northeast coast of Grey Lake, inside the“w”trek.Here our guides introduce us to the equipment needed for the tour and we will have a safety briefing. After this, we will carry the kayaks approximately 20 meters to the lakes’ edge.Now the tour really begins! We will be paddling around icebergs that are floating the lake and afterwards we paddle towards the eastern side of the grey glacier to wonder at the spectacular scenery in this special place. If weather conditions allow us we can paddle closer to the glacier to get really good view,after this, we will paddle back to the start point.Includes: equipment required for kayaking: neoprene suit, jacket, boots, poggies, skirt, life-jacket, paddle, and snack. Departures every day from Bigfoot base, Grey Glacier.Lunch at the Shelter's dining room.18:30 hrs Hielos Patagónicos Catamaran to sail Pehoe Lake to Pudeto.19.00 hrs connection with regular bus to Puerto Natales bus station. Rates 10-01-2016 to 03-31-2017 - Season ProgramCLP PriceUSD Price Made Up BedCLP 367 900USD 560 Made Up Bed with Full BoardCLP 445 900USD 675 Accommodations Included: Vértice Grey ShelterVértice Grey Shelter minimum 2 people Extra charge on Christmas or New Year eve’s $ 30.000 / 55 US per person Notes: Accommodation in shared rooms and bunk beds Basic Bed: Only mattress and pillow is included. Made Bed: Basic Bed + Sheets + Bed cover. Full Board: Breakfast + Lunch box or lunch – Dinner. Remarks: Day 1, Departure from Puerto Natales to Torres del Paine at 7:30 by a regular bus from the bus station. Catamaran schedule: departure from Pudeto at 11:00 arriving to Paine Grande at 11:30. Day 3, Catamaran schedule: departure from Paine Grande at 18:30hrs, arriving to Pudeto at 19:00hrs. Prices in Chilean pesos include VAT (Chilean Passengers and foreign residents in Chile). Prices in American dollars only valid for foreigners, who are not residents in Chile. Rates only valid to travel from October, 1st 2016 to March, 31th 2017. Not included: Personal equipment. Any insurance Tour guides. Entrance tickets to Torres del Paine National Park or Cuevas del Milodón Natural Monument. In case that you are not paying full board deal, you won ́t get any food service. Only the snacks given in kayaking and ice hike.