Puerto Natales: Base of the Towers Trekking Experience

4.6 / 5

10 Reviews

Puerto Natales: Base of the Towers Trekking Experience

From US$ 60 per person

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

Free cancellation
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Duration 12 hours
Starting time 6:30 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup included from accommodation in Puerto Natales city only; please provide your hotel name and address.

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
  • 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
  • Wheelchair users

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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

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 10 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6 / 5
  • Transportation
    4.6 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
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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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