1. Chile
  2. Patagonia, Chile
  3. Puerto Natales
  4. Torres del Paine National Park

From Puerto Natales: Full-Day French Valley Hike

Product ID: 328856
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Take a hike along one of the most beautiful paths in Torres del Paine National Park. Set in an area of natural and outstanding beauty, the French Valley has incredible landscapes, dominated by giant granite formations that ensure stunning views.
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Duration: 12 hours
Starting time 6:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Pickup included from accommodation in Puerto Natales city only; please provide your hotel name and address.

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  • Be amazed by views of Paine Horns
  • See the peaks of Hoja, Espada, and Fortaleza mountains
  • Surround yourself with stunning views
  • Hike in Torres del Paine National Park
Full description
Begin your morning with an early morning pickup from your accommodation and head towards Torres del Paine National Park. After an approximately 2-hour drive, arrive at Pudeto sector to embark on a 30-minute catamaran ride towards the Paine Grande camping site. Upon arrival, your hike towards the French Valley begins. Walk along Pehoe Lake while enjoying the view of Paine Horns.

Once reaching the “Italiano Campsite”, continue on until the spectacular French Valley lookout. At this point you will also be able to observe the magnificent granite formations of the Paine Massif. Take a path part of the W-trail, and in 1.5-hours arrive at the French Valley lookout where it's possible to see the three peaks of Hoja, Espada, and Fortaleza.

Take a break at the lookout to rest and have lunch. Return by the same route you came to embark again on the catamaran by Paine Grande Refugio towards Pudeto. After your 20-kilometer hike relax during your drive back to Puerto Natales with an arrival time of about 8:00 PM.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Certified, English and Spanish-speaking guide
  • Hiking poles
  • First aid kit
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fee to Torres del Paine National Park
  • Catamaran ticket
  • Meal
  • Travel insurance
  • Medical expenses
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Children under 11 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Smoking
  • Making fire
Know before you go
• Wear warm and comfortable clothes (layered clothing if possible)
• Wearing waterproof shoes is recommended
• You should be in good physical condition for the hikes
• Bring sunglasses and sunscreen
• Carry necessary medication

From US$ 56 per person

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