Vertice W Trekking Classic

5 days / 4 nights
from
Puerto Natales
to
Puerto Natales
255 000 CLP
489 USD
From
10-25-2014
To
03-20-2015

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We invite you to travel the W circuit to see the main beauties of the Towers of Paine, with their amazing and unique landscapes. This circuit will allow you to understand and admire this masterpiece of nature through the emblematic mountains, among them the famous Towers of Paine, the native forests and incredible glaciers. This program is designed for adventurers who love outdoor activities and wish to live a unique and unforgettable experience.

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Day 1 - Puerto Natales – Laguna Amarga – El Chileno

  • Departure from Puerto Natales at approximately 07:30 am on a regular service route to Torres del Paine National Park, declared a biosphere reserve. Please you must be at the time requested at the bus station (Rodoviario).
  • Arrival at 09:45 o’clock; Entry to Laguna Amarga, where you will have to pay your entrance to the park. We will transfer you to Las Torres Hotel area, where El Chileno is located.
  • Dinner in the dining room (only full board deal) and lodging in Refugio El Chileno
Located 2 hours trekk from Las Torres sector, is in the path of ascent to Base Torres .Capacity: 32 people, spread over 4 rooms for 8 people each (3 berths/cabins up to 3 levels per room).

Day 2 - Trekking El Chileno – Refugio Los Cuernos

  • Breakfast at the dining room (only full board deal).
  • If you want to admire the different shades of red and orange colours with that stain the granite massif and the first rays of the day, we suggest wake up early and start to walk!
  • Box lunch (Only full board deal).
  • Departure To “Los Cuernos” by trekking along the shores of Lake Nordenskjold with wonderful views of the Paine Massif, circling around the base of Almirante
  • Nito marked trails (4 hours) dazzling the horns of Paine soon walk.
  • Dinner in the dining room (only full board deal) and lodging in Refugio Los Cuernos in bed.
  • This hike take 8 hours aproxx – From El Chileno Shelter – Mirador Las Torres – Los Cuernos Shelter.
Located 4.5 hours of trekking from Las Torres sector. Located in the heart of the circuit W

Day 3 - Trekking Refugio Los Cuernos - Valle del Francés - Vértice Paine Grande Mountain Shelter

  • Breakfast at dining room (only full board deal).
  • Departure by trekking towards Italian Camp (2.5 hours), gateway to the French Valley, where you can see the whole valley surrounded by mountains, the hanging glacier of Mount Paine, whose constant melting form like waterfalls that feed the river French. We will enjoy the mountain “flora and fauna”.
  • Box lunch (Only full board deal).
  • Arrive at Lodge Paine Grande.
  • We will appreciate the Lake Pehoe, and his wonderful emerald colour.
  • Dinner in the dining room (only full board deal) and lodging in Lodge Paine Grande.

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Paine Grande Shelter
© Vicente González Mimica

It locates in the area of the old Refugio Pehoé, and sited in a strategic position of the primitive zone of the park for excellence, it is only accessible through lacustrine way or walking through the trekking paths of the park. It forms part of the circuit and the W-shape road, being a base camp for excellence.

Day 4 - Trekking Vértice Paine Grande Mountain Shelter – Vértice Grey Mountain Shelter

  • Breakfast at the dining room (only full board deal)
  • Exit to Lodge Grey, where you will find viewpoints to appreciate the majesty of Glacier Grey. (3.5 hours), ascent and descent walks in secondary forests.
  • Arrival at Lodge Grey.
  • Box lunch (Only full board deal)
  • In the afternoon optional trekking route to Las Guardas Camp or around where you can admire the beauty of Glacier Grey (4 hours) and sites of the area
  • Dinner in the dining room (only full board deal) and lodging.

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Grey Shelter Front Torres del Paine
© Marcelo Kunstmann

It is at the end of the circuit W, after walking from Lodge Paine Grande Lodge Grey is an oasis for people that ending in this area the Big Circuit , crossing the “Paso John Garner” after hitting the road in the morning from the Perros Camp

Day 5 - Vértice Grey Mountain Shelter – Navegación Grey II – Cueva del Milodon - Puerto Natales

  • Breakfast in the dining room of lodge.
  • Time to walk around and admire the beauty of the glacier.
  • Return by boat Grey II, from Lodge Grey beach to Hosteria Lago Grey at 13:00 hrs.
  • Transfer in private service visit Milodon Cave, Natural Monument consists of three caverns and a rocky conglomerate called "Silla del Diablo". (Waiting time 45 minutes, no entry is included) to follow to Puerto Natales.

From october 25th to december 31th 2014 and from march 1st to march 20th 2015

Program CLP Price USD Price
Basic Bed CLP 255.000 USD 489
Basic Bed with Full Board CLP 405.000 USD 759
Made Bed CLP 314.900 USD 599
Made Bed with Full Board CLP 465.000 USD 869

Jan & Feb

Program CLP Price USD Price
Basic Bed CLP 259.000 USD 499
Basic Bed with Full Board CLP 414.900 USD 779
Made Bed CLP 319 900 USD 609
Made Bed with Full Board CLP 475.500 USD 889
  • Price per person (mínimum 2 passengers)
  • Extra charge on Christmas or New Year eve’s $ 40.000 / 60 USD 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 + towels + soap + shampoo
  • Full Board     : Breakfast, lunch or box lunch, dinner
  • Refugio El Chileno and Los Cuernos does not have nada bed, here you can book in basic bed + sleeping bag

Remarks:

  • Day 1, departure time estimated to Torres del Paine is at 07:30 am, leaving from your Hotel or Hostel in Puerto Natales
  • Day 5, leaving time of Navegación Grey II is at 13:00 pm.
  • No guide is included
  • Prices in pesos includes IVA (Chilean tax)
  • Prices in USD only valid for foreigners, that they are not residents of Chile. Your passport will be required at the moment of check in
  • Rates only valid to Travel between October 1st to April 30th, 2014.

Not Included in the W-Trek

  • Services don’t indicated in this package
  • Personal equipment
  • Entrys to the park Torres del Paine or Monumento Natural Cueva del Milodon
  • Medicals insurance
  • Guides
  • If you are not paying full board deal, you will not receive any food service.
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