Full Day National Park Torres del Paine
NAME: Kaushal PATEL x 04
Pick up location: Weskar Lodge
Private excursion to Torres del Paine National Park. Starting from your hotel in Puerto Natales. This is a sightseeing tour to a biosphere reserve, close to the Patagonian Andes Mountain range and the Paine massif, stopping at the most iconic lookouts and with close encounters with the local wildlife. It includes some easy hikes with the assistance of our knowledgeable bilingual guide.
Departure from your hotel in Puerto Natales
Our first stop will be at the Milodon’s cave where some ancient species remains from the last ice age where found, we will continue to the national park following narrow glacial valleys, between magellanic estancias (ranch) and some flocks of sheep. The landscape will change from the pampa steppe to the Magellanic evergreen forest as we get closer to the Patagonian Andes mountain range and the Paine massif.
We will stop at the most iconic lookouts: Laguna Sarmiento, Laguna Amarga, Cascada Paine, Río Paine, Lago Pehoé, Cuernos del Paine, Lago Nordenskjold, Lago Grey.
Highlights: 40min Hike to Salto Grande waterfall (Pudeto), and a 90 min hike to Lago Grey where it is possible to see some icebergs drifting away from the Grey glacier.
Our selected guide and driver will be careful and attentive at any local wildlife so you will not miss some close encounter with may be guanacos, ñandus, condors, foxes, eagles, flamingoes, armadillo, caracaras, Andean deer among others.
We will return to Puerto Natales heading to Rio Serrano and skirting Lago Toro, Lago Porteño and Laguna Sofia. Drop off in your hotel.
Certified guide JACO
Entrance fee of the National Park and the Milodon’s cave
Meals and beverages
Wear warm and water-resistant jacket
Gloves and cap (protect your ears from cold wind)
Duration: 12 hours
Departure time :7h30 am
Milodon cave can be done at the end of the excursion (decision of the guide for better timing)
You have to purchase prior your entrance tickets to the 24th november and download it to your cellphone, there is no Internet in the park. Tickets are valid for 3 days in a row.