Base of Las Torres del Paine
Grey Lake Viewpoint
|Kind of trip||Crossing|
|Coordinates||S50º 57.968′ W72º 52.011′|
|Distance||71 km aprox|
We want to advise you. We want your experience visiting Torres del Paine to be memorable and that’s why we have a team of professionals who are here to help and advise you on your trip.
In the box on the left you can find some of the alternatives we have to make the famous trekking of the W, within the Torres del Paine National Park. We invite you to review the different options and if you have any questions or want to see other alternatives you can contact us here.
We have options: lodging only in campsites, only in shelters and combining both. The W Circuit is much better prepared, always giving the option of sleeping in shelters or well-equipped cabins. There are restaurants, small shops, WIFI and first class cabins.
Differences between the W and the O?
If you check the maps of each circuit you will see that the W is also part of the O Circuit, so if you dare to do the latter you will do both circuits. In the W Circuit you visit the main attractions of Torres del Paine National Park, it is less time and bearable than the O. Review here the options of the O Circuit that we have for you. This circuit is more advanced and you will need a higher physical demand, but without a doubt it is an unforgettable experience.
We want to talk to you, get to know you, know what you need and thus be able to help you choose the best alternatives for your trip. The interesting thing is that we offer you different alternatives to connect all the points of the W Circuit: you can start sailing by the Grey Lake, arriving directly to the Las Torres Refuge, leaving by the beautiful waters of the Pehoé Lake to arrive to Pudeto, place where it is possible to take the bus back to Puerto Natales and several other combinations, which will allow you to create an unforgettable memory of this incredible experience.
In short, there are 5 days in which we will cover different stretches that you will love according to your choice at the time of purchase. We will take you through the vast Patagonian plains to different refuges that adjoin the main attractions of the park: lenga forests, the base of the towers, trails where the sky of Lake Nordenskjöld contrasts abruptly with the diverse range of green flora of the place, hanging glaciers, you can witness the impressive avalanches, the immensity of nature at unimaginable levels. You will get to know Grey Lake, its glacier, places where the mountain range, the water, the iceberg and the sand merge into a shocking picture. Without a doubt, a trip that will be unforgettable, unpredictable and majestic. In addition, as many say, you will feel a personal satisfaction of internal growth after traveling more than 60 kilometers during 5 days of trekking, an achievement that you will never forget.
If your dream is to come to Torres del Paine and know the main wonders of this national park, the W Circuit is ideal. Together with GreatChile, our official tour operator in Torres del Paine, we will travel together for 5 days about 70 kms of intense trekking. You can choose to sleep in the comfortable refuges if you want to meet and share with other tourists, or if you are an adventurous tomo y lomo, stay in the campsites under the starry mantle of Patagonia.
Before leaving you must take into account your luggage: the best thing to do is to walk with a comfortable and light backpack, with only what is necessary for the long walks during the 5 days. Once here, let yourself be carried away by the adventurous spirit that is breathed in Torres del Paine and get ready to know the Eighth Wonder of the World like never before.
If we talk about basic equipment for months like july, august or september, we recommend you:
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