Rating in Chile
$ 4229

Hiking in a Thin Country

Trekking  +  walking
Trekking + walking
min $ 4229
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Santiago, Valparaiso, Punta Arenas, Torres del Paine National Park, Calama, San Pedro de Atacama
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 4229
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  • At a glance
  • Itinerary
  • What's included
  • Accom.details
  • Dates & prices

At a glance

Your chance to
Hike in Patagonia and the Atacama Desert
At a glance
8 nights hotels with en suite rooms, 4 nights mountain refuge with shared facilities
Walk through lunar landscapes in the Atacama Desert and get up close to the famous Towers of Paine
From the arid Atacama Desert in the north to the glacial landscape of Torres del Paine National Park in the south, Chile is an incredible destination for trekking. Walk on volcanic slopes, past glistening salt lakes and alongside remote, cactus-lined canyons. In Patagonia, where icy waters flow from dramatic mountain scenery, we see giant glaciers and hike in the shadow of the world’s second largest ice field. Four nights are spent staying in refuges, situated in privileged locations inside the boundaries of Torres del Paine N.P.
Walk profile
Daily distance in km/miles:

Day 1 8.0km/5.0miles
Day 2 10.0km/6.2miles
Day 4 8.0km/5.0miles
Day 5 19.0km/11.8miles
Day 6 22.0km/13.7miles
Day 7 16.0km/9.9miles
Day 8 6.0km/3.7miles
Day 10 5.0km/3.1miles
Day 11 2.0km/1.2miles
Day 12 5.0km/3.1miles


Number of days walking:
3
Pace:
Moderate: 5-6km/3-4miles an hour
Terrain:
Low altitude; good paths

Itinerary

Itinerary
1
Day 1
Start Santiago; walking tour of the city.

2
Day 2
Valparaíso and Viña del Mar

3
Day 3
Fly to Punta Arenas and drive to Puerto Natales.

4
Day 4
To Torres del Paine N.P. Excursion to Laguna Amarga and Laguna Azul.

5
Day 5
Hike in Torres del Paine to base of towers.

6
Day 6
Hike to the Grey Glacier.

7
Day 7
Hike to the French Valley.

8
Day 8
Hike to Cuernos del Paine viewpoint; to Puerto Natales then bus journey to Punta Arenas.

9
Day 9
Fly to Calama; to San Pedro de Atacama.

10
Day 10
Afternoon trekking amid the strange rock formations of the Cornizas and Moon Valleys.

11
Day 11
Visit altiplano lagoons, the town of Toconao and Atacama salt lake.

12
Day 12
El Tatio Geysers & Guatin Valley

13
Day 13
Transfer to Calama; fly to Santiago; End.

Guided Group
This is a small group adult holiday. The group is usually between 5 and 16 in size, with an average of 12 like-minded clients booking individually, in a couple or as friends together.
Activity level
You are moderately fit and possess a spirit of adventure. Some previous experience is required for most activity based trips.

What's included

What's included
12 breakfasts, 8 lunches
What's not included
Travel insurance

Accom.details

Accommodation details
Hotels & Refuges
You will spend 8 nights in hotels with en suite rooms and 4 nights in mountain refuges with shared facilities. Bed linen or sleeping bags are provided although you will need to rent towels at a cost of approx. US$4. Alternatively, you could take your own towel with you. Limited single rooms are available.

Dates & prices

These are ‘land only’ prices which require you to book your own flights and join the rest of the group on Day 1 of the trip. For more information please see Trip Notes

Date Price excl. flights (pp) from
Sat 19 Nov 16 - Thu 01 Dec 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €3,615
Sat 17 Dec 16 - Thu 29 Dec 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €3,755
Sat 14 Jan 17 - Thu 26 Jan 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €3,915
Sat 18 Feb 17 - Thu 02 Mar 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €3,915
Sat 18 Nov 17 - Thu 30 Nov 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €3,845
Sat 23 Dec 17 - Thu 04 Jan 18

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €3,915
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Exodus
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