Experience Los Perros river from Camp Dickson
Hike the John Gardner Pass to the highest point of the circuit
See the amazing geological mountain formations at the French Valley, Chile
Walk alongside the aquamarine waters of Lake Nordenskjold
Take in the views at the iconic lookout on the Towers Base Trail
Curated by Olie
Trekking in Patagonia
Today you’ll be met at the airport in Punto Arenas and transferred to your accommodation in Torres del Paine National Park.
You’ll stop in Puerto Natales for lunch before continuing into the National Park where you’ll spend the evening preparing for tomorrow’s trek.
Camp Torre Central - Camp Dickson Trail
You’ll start your hike along the bank of the Rio Paine, stopping to enjoy the views of Lago Paine and the surrounding landscapes. When you reach Camp Dickson, you’ll see the Dickson Glacier and parts of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field.
Camp Dickson - Camp Perros Trail
From Camp Dickson you’ll head along the Los Perros river through the most remote and wild part of the trek, passing the Los Perros Glacier and heading through forest.
Camp Perros - Camp Grey Trail (through John Gardner Pass)
You’ll travel up through the John Gardner Pass, the highest point of the circuit, boasting incredible views of the Grey Glacier, Grey Lake, and the Paine Massif.
Camp Grey - Pehoe Lake
You’ll hike along the eastern side of Grey Lake, and there’ll be an option of a kayaking excursion. Passing through Calafate bushes, you’ll follow a more shallow, dry valley, towards Lake Pehoe.
French Valley Trail
Enter the heart of the Paine Massif to visit the French Valley (Valle Frances), trekking to the far end of the valley by the French River, which is surrounded by the geological mountain formations.
Towers Base Trail
This morning you’ll hike up through the Ascencio Valley to the base of the Torres. After passing through forests and a huge moraine of rocks, you’ll reach the iconic lookout at the base of three granite spires after which the park is named.
You’ll leave Torres del Paine National Park and be escorted to the airport for your return flight home.