TORRES DEL PAINE ITINERARY
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DAY 1: PUNTA ARENAS – PUERTO NATALES
Arrival at Punta Arenas, Chile. Our guide will await you at Punta Arenas airport or pick you up in Punta Arenas city. Terrestrial transfer to Puerto Natales in private vehicle (*), 260km in three-hour drive through the Patagonian pampa. Detour to visit Penguins colony at Otway sound. Lodging in Puerto Natales. Briefing with our trekking guide to discuss all details of our Torres del Paine Circuit program. Dinner not included. In Puerto Natales there are several restaurants with all kind of Chilean and international menus.

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DAY 2: PUERTO NATALES – TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK
Breakfast in the morning. Leave at the hotel all not necessary gear for our trekking days. Leave in the morning (8:30am) in our private vehicle in direction to Torres del Paine National Park. This take 2 hours driving north and take Laguna Amarga entrance. Right before entering the Park, we will have excellent view and a great picture taking opportunities of Paine wild life such as guanacos, grey foxes, Chilean flamencos, Condor and black-necked swans. Arrival at camp Las Torres. Here, we leave most of our gear and tents. Start our hike with a day pack through Ascencio valley by the footpath into Lenga trees towards Torres del Paine lookout, one of the most spectacular views of the Park (4 hours). From here we can view the three granite pinnacles towering above a green, cirque-bound lake in a deep, narrow valley. The scene is one of the intense past glaciations. Return to Torres camp (Tent). Hot shower available. Snack and dinner. Note: During all our expedition it is including the breakfast, one trail food during the long walks and dinner.

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DAY 3: LAS TORRES - SERÓN
Breakfast. 9:30am begin our Paine Circuit. We shoulder our back packs with all of our personal things. Porters are in charge of carrying all tents, common gear and food. There are approximately 4 hours until Serón camp at the borders of Paine river, walking by past beautiful beech forests. Set up our camp. Snack and dinner.

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DAY 4: SERÓN - DICKSON
Breakfast. Our porters will pack our tents. We leave our camp at 9:30am in the morning towards camp Dickson. This trek goes along Paine river, with also views of Escudo and Cabeza de Indio mountain (profile rock looks like a Indian face). Length of the trekking approximately 4-5 hours. When arriving at our camp near Dickson lake, we will be able to descry the south continental ice cap for first time (Dickson Glacier). Hot shower. Camp and dinner..

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DAY 5: DICKSON - CAMP PERROS
Breakfast into the refuge. 9:30am begin of the trek through one of the most beautiful places of this excursion. Impressive forest of Lengas and Coigues (Nothofagus trees) we will be able to contemplate along of this 4 hours of length, to finally conclude with a spectacular view of the Perros Glacier calving directly into the small lake. Perros Camp. Dinner.

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DAY 6: CAMP PERROS - CAMP GREY
Breakfast very early morning. Today we need to leave camp early due this is the longest walking days of Paine Circuit (9-10 hours), and also has one of the best views of the Park. From the beginning of our trek, we gradually climb to tree line, then continue on to John Garner pass at 1.150m. This mountain pass can be done in a difficult conditions due strong winds and some snow accumulation. Our guides has years of experience crossing this area under a very safe conditions. Once arrive at the highest point, from here there are awe-inspiring views of enormous Grey Glacier coming down of the southern ice sheet. From here we descend to tree line and continue traversing near this massive Grey Glacier, which fills the valley with heavily creased ice. We continue on to camp next to Lake Grey, where the Grey Glacier calves into the lake. Camp. Hot shower available. Snack and dinner.

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DAY 7: GREY - CAMP PEHOÉ
Breakfast. After restful morning and contemplate lake and icebergs, we leave the camp in the afternoon toward Lake Pehoe. This trekking takes about 4-5 hours. Along our walk, we enjoy several spots with spectaculars views of Grey Lake, icebergs and big mountains at both sides of the lake. Camp Pehoe. Hot shower available. Snack and dinner.

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DAY 8: PEHOÉ - FRENCH VALLEY - CUERNOS
Breakfast early in the morning. Trek to French Valley, a great Mountain circus. After three hours we arrive at Campamento Italiano, entrance of French Valley. From here, we take a side trip path, hiking to lookout (2 hours) and contemplate one of the most dramatic peaks in Patagonia like Cuernos, Espada, Hoja, Mascara, Paine Grande, Aleta de Tiburón, Catedral and more. Back to camp Italiano and continue our trek to Cuernos refuge (3,5 hours). Hot shower available. Snack and dinner.

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DAY 9: CUERNOS – LA TORRES – PUERTO NATALES
Breakfast. Last day trek to complete our goal, circumnavigation of Paine Mountain Range, arriving at starting point camp Las Torres (5-6 hours).This trek goes through Nordeskjokd lake, crossing several creeks. Arrival at Las Torres and terrestrial transfer to Puerto Natales and estimate arrival at 18:00. Hotel. Dinner not included.

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DAY 10: PUERTO NATALES - PUNTA ARENAS AIRPORT
Breakfast in our hotel. We will coordinate a ground transfer to Punta Arenas Airport (*) according your flight departure time. We recommend to book any flight starting from 12:00pm. If your flight is very early morning, we can schedule last hotel night in Punta Arenas, instead Puerto Natales.