TORRES DEL PAINE 'W' TREK
5 Days & 4 Nights
The 'W' trek is the name given to the W shaped beaten track that interlinks the 3 Granite Paine Towers, the French Valley, and the Grey Glacier. The trek is approximately 70 kilometers (43 miles) in total distance and is one of the most scenic treks in the world.
The W Express program is a shortened option for those you wants to do the W in 3 hiking days. This is ideal for those on a short vacation leave and still wants to see the major highlights of the W Trek, main highlights of the W trail, mainly: the Base of the tower; French Valley; and the Grey Glacier. During the 3 days of hiking you will not be carrying the sleeping bags on the trail, you will be hiking only with a daypack and your day gear only, you can just leave your sleeping bag and mat at Paine Grande while hiking.
Our reservation's team will be intially assisting you in understanding your program and will guide you in your plans. We will then be advising you in your logistical and physical preparations. And when you finally arrive here, in Puerto Natales, our Garden Domes hotel team will host you and provide trek briefings. The next day, our Chiletour team of guides and drivers will be assisting you on your first day as you get to know Torres del Paine for the first time. The next day our driver will bring you Pudeto where you are going to connect to an early morning Catamaran so you can reach your trailhead at Paine Grande.
Our many years of accumulated experience, wisdom and energy, our local team's knowledge of the land and our nature inspired boutique hotel facility, are just some of the reasons why it is worth while doing this most famous trek and adventure of a lifetime with us!
What Our Program Includes
Three (3) nights stay in Puerto Natales near Garden Domes in Tiny Houses accomodation (fits 3 Beds in a Tiny)
1 night t Paine Grande Camping accomodation
Three (3) days hiking at Torres del Paine National Park
Base of the Tower Trek or a light trekking equivalent (group tour). A trekking guide for the first day of the trek to the base of the towers
French Valley Hike, with private transfer, Boat Ticket from Pudeto to Paine Grande
Grey Glacier Hike, with Catamaran boat ticket from Paine Grande to Pudeto and then a Bus Ticket going back to Puerto Natales
Trek briefing with welcome dinner and drinks
Pizza night, on your last night with us at Garden Domes
Breakfast (american), boxed lunch, and dinner. Starting with dinner on day 1 and ends with breakfast on day 5.
Chiletour private van transfer into the park for day 1 and 2.
Trekking poles for the first day of trekking and free luggage storage at Garden Domes in Puerto Natales
Day 1: Arrival Day
Fly into either Puerto Natales, Punta Arenas or El Calafate (arrival at Calafate should be at least a day earlier). Bus Transfer to Puerto Natales. Welcome dinner & drinks followed by a W Trek briefing. Stay at Tiny House.
Day 2: Private transfer to Torres del Paine National Park. Trek to Base Torres (18km, 7-8 hours trekking) with our tour guide and small group. After the hike you will be driving back to Puerto Natales and stay at the Tiny House Cabin.
Day 3: French Valley Hike. After an early morning breakfast our driver will bring you to Pudeto where you will connect to the boat at Pudeto so you can begin your hike to the scenic valley. You will be staying at Paine Grande for the night.
Day 4: Grey Glacier day hike. After the hike, you will again take the ferry to connect to your bus at Pudeto. This night you will stay again at our Tiny House in Puerto Natales. There will be dinner afterwards at our restaurant in town.
Day 5: Departure Day.
W Express Program Price: $920 USD per person