Valle del Francés is perfect for nature lovers, willing to walk in extreme conditions accompanied by beautiful landscapes in the heart of the Torres del Paine National Park massif. Valle del Francés is one of the most beautiful treks in the Torres del Paine National Park, a place with incredible postcards located in Chilean Patagonia, dominated by unique granite in the world. 

12 hours


Medium - Hight


Mín 2 paxs




06:00 a.m. to 06:15 p.m. – Departure from Puerto Natales towards the Torres del Paine National Park in our private transport that has trekking poles and certified guides. 
After 2 hours of travel we will arrive at the Pudeto sector, where we begin our departure boarding the catamaran, which will leave us at the Paine Grande refuge. 
We will begin with the trekking towards the Valle del Francés, following the north shore of Lake Pehoé, with a view of the Cuernos del Paine. 
We will walk along the path that belongs to Circuit W, which is the intermediate vertical line of this route. 
In 3 hours and 30 minutes, we will arrive at the French Viewpoint where we will appreciate the Hoja, Espada and Fortaleza hills. 
After 1 hour at the viewpoint we will have time to rest, have lunch and recover energy. We begin the return towards the Paine Grande refuge, completing 20 km of walking and we will board the catamaran that will take us back to the Pudeto sector, where our vehicle will be waiting for us. 
Approximately 21:00, return to Puerto Natales and at your accommodation. 


    • Certified local guide and bilingual.
    • Semi-private transport, seat insurance.
    • Hiking Poles.
    • First aid kit.
    • Safety briefing.


  • Medical or other personal expenses.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Entrance fee to Torres del Paine National Park.
  • Catamaran ticket. Payable on site in cash only
  • Box Lunch.



  • Warm and comfortable clothes.
  • Not suitable for pregnant women.
  • Good physical conditions for the hikes.
  • Sunglasses & Suncream.
  • Waterproof shoes.
  • Keep your own medicine close, if necessary.
  • Warn us of any dietary restrictions.
  • Times may vary according to weather conditions and physical conditions of the passengers.
  • The excursion can be suspended due to bad weather, which implies climatic conditions such as strong winds, rain and snow.
  • Cancellation and reschedule policy will be sent by e-mail or whatsapp.
  • If you do not find availability in our online store, consult through our contact form or by WhatsApp.
  • This is a private tour, minimum of people for your departure is two people**.
  • The cancellation of day trips must be made 24 hours in advance of the requested date, otherwise the reservation will be charged 100%.


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