W Trek: Classic
The ‘W Trek’, named for its resemblance to the letter ‘w’, is a trail that traces its way throughout Torres del Paine National Park, interlinking the three Granite Paine Towers, French Valley and the Grey Glacier. Approximately 70 kilometers, or 43 miles, in total distance, the trek is good for all experience levels and one of the most scenic routes in the world.
Locations: Torres del Paine National Park, Puerto Natales
Group Size: Private group
Option for self guided or guided trip
Activity Level: 4-5
Transfers as stated in itinerary (All included from airport pick-up to drop-off)
Meals as indicated on itinerary (6 Breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners)
Equipment check and briefing before hike
2 nights accommodation in Puerto Natales hotel (based on double occupancy)
4 nights refugio bed or platform premium accommodation in Torres del Paine National park
Hiking poles and small day pack for day hike to the base of the towers
Tour guide for first day hike to the base of the towers
Gratuities for Venture guides
Torres del Paine Park Entrance Fee: $21.000 CLP ($34.00 USD)
Day 1: Arrival to Punta Arenas airport, bus to Puerto Natales, welcome group dinner.
Day 2: Enter Torres del Paine National Park to hike to the famous “Towers” of Torres del Paine.
Day 3: Walk along the turquoise Lake Nordenskjold towards the French Valley sector of the park
Day 4: Trek through the heart of the French Valley until you reach Paine Grande on Lake Pehoe
Day 5: Head towards the Grey Glacier sector of the park. Optional ice hike or kayak.
Day 6: Optional ice hike or kayak before hiking back to Lake Pehoe to Return to Puerto Natales
Day 7: Patagonian estancia visit.
Day 8: Travel from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas. Departure flight from Punta Arenas (PUQ).