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Puerto Natales: Base of the Towers Trekking Experience

Product ID: 320648
The Base of the Towers viewpoint is one of the most iconic and beautiful places in Chilean Patagonia. Hike along the most-hiked path in Torres del Paine National Park, and be captivated by the Patagonian scenery until you reach our goal.
About this activity
Duration: 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Booklets
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Pickup included from accommodation in Puerto Natales city only; please provide your hotel name and address.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the Base of the Towers viewpoint
  • Go forest trekking at Torres del Paine
  • View the mountains and pristine landscapes
Full description
Following a 2-hour drive you will arrive to Hotel las Torres. Following a safety briefing from your guide, the excursion will begin. The track takes you up into the Asencio River Valley, and 2 hours later you will arrive in El Chileno, a camping site where your hike will continue through a dense forested area. There you can also admire a small stream which flows from the Almirante Nieto peak.

The path brings you to a moraine, where the slope steepens until the Paine Towers viewpoint, which sits at 890 meters above sea level. At the viewpoint you will enjoy incredible views of the three towers, and will also have some time to have lunch and rest for your return journey.

If weather conditions permit it, you will be able to observe one of the most spectacular views worldwide. You will return along the same path to “Hosteria Las Torres”, where your bus will be waiting. Your approximate time of arrival back to Puerto Natales is 9:00PM.
Includes
  • Return transfer from your accommodation in Puerto Natales
  • Experienced and certified local guide
  • Hiking poles
  • First aid kit
What’s Not Included
  • Travel insurance
  • Medical or other personal expenses
  • Entrance fees to the Torres del Paine National Park
  • Food
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain gear
Not allowed
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Wear warm and comfortable clothes (layered clothing if possible)
• You should be in good physical condition for the hikes
• Wear sunglasses, sunscreen, and waterproof shoes
• If you have any illnesses, keep your medication close at hand
Customer reviews
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Die beiden Guides Anna und Felipe waren super nett, hilfsbereit und haben sich klasse um die ganze Gruppe gekümmert. Der letzte Kilometer der Wanderung war sehr hart, daher waren es unglaublich klasse, dass die beiden einen motiviert haben und jeder in seinem eigenen Tempo wandern konnte. Trotzdem haben die beiden darauf geachtet, dass die Gruppe zusammen bleibt. Ein klasse Ausflug und der Ausblick am Ende entschädigt die Anstrengungen davor! Wir können den Anbieter nur empfehlen!

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March 18, 2020

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Well worth the effort. Great views along the way.

February 19, 2020

Hans and Felipe were great. informative and encouraging along the way. hike was good, but the clouds covered the base towers and it started snowing when were on time.

January 15, 2020

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Product ID: 320648