Declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO and the eighth wonder of the world in 2013, Torres del Paine National Park is undoubtedly a world-class tourist attraction that delights for so many reasons that it becomes difficult to put it into words. What do you think if you give a chance to this incredible place and discover for yourself why it is described as one of the most beautiful corners on Earth?
Located just 154 kilometers northwest of Puerto Natales and 399 kilometers from Punta Arenas, this 227,298-hectare sanctuary was founded under the name of Lago Gray National Tourism Park on May 13, 1959, when the main activity of the area was still Livestock and tourism were relegated to a few adventurers. Just on April 30, 1970, the park adds 11,000 new hectares to its protected terrain and is baptized as it is known today: Torres del Paine National Park.
Those who decide to visit it, will be able to find an exceptional geography of majestic massifs, turquoise lakes, icebergs, rivers, lenga forests and extensive pampas visited by guanacos, ñandúes and pumas. It is a privileged landscape that opens its doors to thousands of tourists every year, receives them with clearly marked paths and numerous alternatives of supply and lodging to make of your stay an absolutely wonderful experience.
If you are equipped with light and waterproof clothing, nutritious provisions, good company and adventurous spirit, your next vacation in Torres del Paine Park can be an extraordinary experience. For everything to be perfect, just remember to plan with time the routes you want to do, book accommodation and transport, and keep in mind the season in which you travel. If you consider yourself a lone wolf, discard immediately visit the park in January and February, as it is the period in which most of the tourist influx is concentrated, and a more intimate encounter with nature will make you very difficult to realize .