Torres Del Paine Day Tour
Full Day Tour to Torres del Paine from El Calafate
We start from El Calafate. We arrive to the border at 10:00 hs. and make the customs procedures. Then we make a stop in "Cerro Castillo" town. At 11:00 hs. we go on to the "Lago Sarmiento", where we stay there for a while to take photographs and to enjoy the amusing landscape.
We arrive to "Laguna Amarga" and pay the entrance to the "Torres del Paine National Park". We go to the "Nordenskjol Lake", from where we are going to admire the imposing sight to the "Cuernos del Paine". Once we arrive to "Pudeto" we visit the "Salto Grande waterfall" where we do a trek.
At 17:00 hs. we leave the National Park and make 3 new stops at beautiful viewpoints where we can appreciate the "Paine Range". We arrive to Castillo Hill at 18:00 and come back to Calafate.
Departure time: 5:30 hs.
Arrival time: 22:30 hs.
Duration: 17:00 hs.
Frequency: Daily (from August to April)
- Bilingual guide
- Full Lunch (Soup, main course, dessert, a glass of wine)
- All the transfers
It does not include:
- Entrances to National Parks
The Full Day to the world-renowned Torres del Paine National Park allows visitors visit much of the park, through the different paths around the mountain massif and to discover the beautiful landscapes of the Chilean Patagonia, directly (without prior passage through Puerto Natales). This service is provided with last generation buses, expert drivers in the area and bilingual guides authorized by the Administration of National Parks in Chile.
It starts from the town of El Calafate Argentina at 5.30hs, from the hotel where you stay, if in a radius of 3 km from the center. Keep in mind that this is the starting time for start Pick Ups from the center, therefore it is just an estimate. Around 10hs, the bus reaches the border (Cerro Castillo); and once customs procedures are made, a pause will be held in the Chilean town of Cerro Castillo. There you can change money, take a traditional breakfast, chatting with locals, etc. Then, our passengers will be transfered to smaller buses, in order to achieve group cohesion and greater interaction with the guide, the specialist who will accompany the journey and thus maximize your experience in this very special visit.
At about 11hs, our bus take its way to the park; reaching the first highlight of our journey at 11.40 pm: Lake Toro. There will be a brief stop to take your first pictures and enjoy the stunning scenery.
The next stop of this tour will be in the area of administration of the National Park, at approximately 12.30hs. Customers need to pay a fee to enter Torres del Paine National Park. From this point, our bus will head to Lake Pehoe, which will arrive at 13:45hs. The stop for lunch (included) will be
Around 13.45hs. After lunch the minubus will head to Pudeto, where a trekk to the Salto Grande will be made, and then continue to the viewpoint of the Cuernos del Paine.
This whole loop lasts approximately 1 hour and a half. It is a low difficulty hike.
After enjoying the ride, we will arrive to Lake Nordenskjold (around 16hs). From there, bus will return to the area of Laguna Amarga (16.50hs / 17.00hs).
At 18hs, the group will arrive at Cerro Castillo; returning to El Calafate between 22.30hs /23.00hs approximately.