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Torres del Paine Explorer, Private wildlife and photo safari © Far South Expeditions

Join us on one of these private nature trips and photo safaris to Patagonia's premier wildlife destination. Fully flexible and comprehensive nature journey with private transportation and naturalist guide. Daily departures from Punta Arenas or Puerto Natales, Chile. Ideal itinerary for couples or solo travelers! 

2 to 5-day options | Check out our updated rates and lodges for the season 2014/2015.

Private departures. Starts/Ends: Punta Arenas, Chile. Ask for private transfers from/to El Calafate, Argentina.

From $839

Ask for your 10% special discount for bookings before 30 September 2014!

The mighty 'Cuernos del Paine' - the Horns - an impressive mountain backdrop during most of our excursions, Torres del Paine National Park, Chilean Patagonia © Claudio F. Vidal, Far South Expeditions

 

Book this trip, reserve space now!

Discover Torres del Paine, Patagonia's premier wildlife destination, at its best. This is a completely private wildlife and photo safari, entirely led by a naturalist guide from our company. This custom-designed itinerary includes private transportation and naturalist guide services throughout the length of the trip, park entry fees, hotel-based accommodation and all meals.

This package provides you with privacy and full flexibility to pursuit your particular interests; you will also receive in-depth nature interpretation and take advantage of the best wildlife encounter opportunities with your experienced naturalist guide.

If you are considering to come to Torres del Paine, why not avoid the crowds and the rigorous, non-private trip programs offered by hotels and instead, enjoy with us of an intimate experience in the field, of memorable picnic lunches and a trip with pace varying from easy to moderate?

If you are a nature photographer, a nature enthusiast, a birder, a botanist, a hiker with an interest in the natural world, or simply an adventurer, this journey of discovery is for you!

 

Recent Testimonials

'We are a couple in our 50's and 60's who went on a four day trip to Torres del Paine with Claudio Vidal of Far South Expeditions. We had never been to Chile before and did not know what to expect. Our experience far exceeded our expectations. Every detail of our trips was carefully planned and expertly carried out. We saw amazing birds, animals and scenery. Our hotels and meals were great. We cannot recommend ... highly enough.' | Donald and Debbie Green (USA)

 

'We wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our visit to Torres del Paine' with Far South Expeditions! The trip was as you described and we look forward to using Far South Expeditions again to explore the Patagonia and beyond! Our guide was "fantastico" and we would not have enjoyed the visit without his knowledge and assistance!'. | Rick Rumrell (USA)

 

OVERVIEW

Overview

 

Trip Highlights

• Comprehensive 2 to 5-day journeys to world-famous and Patagonia's premier national park, Torres del Paine.

• Great accommodation at superior nature lodges located within the park.

• Boat trip to Grey Glacier, one of the most outstanding ice formations of the Southern Patagonian Andes.

• Photo excursions to special locations for sunrise and sunset shots.

• Fascinating wildlife including Andean Condor, Guanaco, Chilean Flamingo, Southern Grey Fox and Lesser Rhea.

• Discover and photograph the delightful array of native mountain flora.

• Great hiking opportunities suitable to different skill levels varying from very easy to moderate.

 

This program is operated as a custom trip (flexible option which runs on a date of your choice giving you more privacy). This is available upon request for individuals or small private groups.

 

The ubiquitous Guanaco (Lama Guanicoe), the ancestor of llamas, will be a common species to photograph during this trip, Torres del Paine National Park, Chilean Patagonia © Claudio F. Vidal, Far South Expeditions 

 

The Difference of Traveling with Far South Expeditions

• Fully flexible, hotel-based, wildlife photo trip with private transportation and naturalist guide.

• Great food and picnic lunches.

• Spacious private vehicles that ensure a window seat to each trip participant.

• Each vehicle and driver we use has been authorized by the Chilean Transportation Authority.

• The service and expertise of a professional local naturalist leader, who will look after every logistical aspect of your holiday.

• Top-class spotting scopes will be available for the use of our guests for a better observation and study of the wildlife and landscapes.

• A useful pre-departure information package (maps, wildlife checklists and more).

 

Torres del Paine Explorer can be combined with the following optional extensions:

King Penguins of Tierra del Fuego (2 days) join our quest for the 'Lords of Patagonia' across the mythic Straits of Magellan.

'Perito Moreno Glacier & El Chalten' (5 days, 4 nights), explore one of the most majestic glaciers and the 'sacred' peak of Patagonia: El 'Chalten' (or Mount Fitz Roy) in this private photo journey.

Expedition Cruise to Tierra del Fuego & Cape Horn (4- 5 days), (4- 5 days), follow Darwin's footsteps across the remotest corners of Patagonia, on the wake of the HMS Beagle.


2-DAY OPTION

Detailed Itinerary and Activities

Torres del Paine Explorer: 2-day Option

 

Day 1 • Punta Arenas or Puerto Natales, Chile - Drive to Torres del Paine National Park

After meeting your guide at your hotel or at the airport, you will be transferred in a private vehicle to Torres del Paine. During our journey to the park, we will observe how the strong westerly winds have sculpted the vegetation of the Patagonian wind-swept steppes. En route we may find Guanaco, Southern Grey Fox and Patagonian Skunk while enjoying our first contact with Southern Beech (Nothofagus) forests. We will stop several times for photography and wildlife observation along the way. Colourful groups of Chilean Flamingo may be seen on the alkaline pools and we will have delightful views of Black-necked and Coscoroba swans on the shores of Ultima Esperanza Fjord, in Puerto Natales.

Driving towards the park we will have splendid vistas of the hilly terrain and if it’s clear, of the Paine Massif at the distance. While visiting the valleys we will be given a geological interpretation of the origins of the dramatic backdrop of Torres del Paine, one of the finest natural spectacles in Patagonia. This evening we can do a nice nature walk or a sunset photo session.

Overnight (O/N) Hotel Rio Serrano or Hotel Las Torres, Torres del Paine. (Lunch, Dinner)(Guide).

* We suggest you arrive to Punta Arenas a day before the trip, in order to have an early start towards the park.

 

Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) - an immature individual -, Torres del Paine National Park, Chilean Patagonia © Claudio F. Vidal, Far South Expeditions

 

Day 2 • Torres del Paine National Park (western sector) - Lake Grey - Drive to Puerto Natales or Punta Arenas

We will have an early start in order to be at location to photograph the Paine Massif at dawn. Today we will explore the southern and western regions of this huge national park, which comprises in total an extent of 242,242 hectares/600,000 acres. The omnipresent Paine Massif, a magnificent set of rugged peaks, formed out of granite and sedimentary rock, dominates the landscape. The long-gone Indians of Patagonia called it Paine, meaning Blue, presumably referring to its remarkable colouration when observed at a distance. We will have the opportunity to explore the Nothofagus Southern Beech forest and its diversity of plants and animals; we may find Magellanic Woodpecker, Austral Parakeet and, if we are lucky, the shy Andean Deer or Huemul. We will be marvelled by seeing the contrasting mosaic of towering mountains, glaciers, wetlands, steppes and forests.

Lake Grey is certainly one of the highlights of the day. Colossal icebergs are stranded on the southern shore of the lake after a long and slow transit from the glacier front. After our picnic, we will head back to Punta Arenas where our trip ends. (Breakfast, Lunch)(Guide).

 

3-DAY

Detailed Itinerary and Activities

Torres del Paine Explorer: 3-day Option


Day 1 • Punta Arenas or Puerto Natales, Chile - Drive to Torres del Paine National Park

After meeting your guide at your hotel or at the airport, you will be transferred in a private vehicle to Torres del Paine. During our journey to the park, we will observe how the strong westerly winds have sculpted the vegetation of the Patagonian wind-swept steppes. En route we may find Guanaco, Southern Grey Fox and Patagonian Skunk while enjoying our first contact with Southern Beech (Nothofagus) forests. We will stop several times for photography and wildlife observation along the way. Colourful groups of Chilean Flamingo may be seen on the alkaline pools and we will have delightful views of Black-necked and Coscoroba swans on the shores of Ultima Esperanza Fjord, in Puerto Natales.

Driving towards the park we will have splendid vistas of the hilly terrain and if it’s clear, of the Paine Massif at the distance. While visiting the valleys we will be given a geological interpretation of the origins of the dramatic backdrop of Torres del Paine, one of the finest natural spectacles in Patagonia. This evening we can do a nice nature walk or a sunset photo session.

Overnight (O/N) Hotel Rio Serrano or Hotel Las Torres, Torres del Paine. (Lunch, Dinner)(Guide).

* We suggest you arrive to Punta Arenas a day before the trip, in order to have an earlier start towards the park.

 

Sunrise at the towering granite spires that named the park - Las Torres -, Torres del Paine National Park, Chilean Patagonia © Claudio F. Vidal, Far South Expeditions

 

Day 2 • Torres del Paine National Park (western sector) - Lake Grey - Boat trip to Grey Glacier (c. 3 hours)

We will have an early start in order to be at location to photograph the Paine Massif at dawn. Today we will explore the southern and western regions of this huge national park, which comprises an extent of 242,242 hectares/600,000 acres. The omnipresent Paine Massif, a magnificent set of rugged peaks, formed out of granite and sedimentary rock, dominates the landscape. The long-gone Indians of Patagonia called it Paine, meaning Blue, presumably referring to its remarkable colouration when observed at a distance. We will have the opportunity to explore the Nothofagus Southern Beech forests and its diversity of plants and animals; we may find Magellanic Woodpecker, Austral Parakeet and, if we are lucky, the shy Andean Deer or Huemul. We will be marvelled by seeing the contrasting mosaic of towering mountains, glaciers, wetlands, steppes and forests.

Lake Grey is certainly one of the highlights of the day. Colossal icebergs are stranded on the southern shore of the lake after a long and slow transit from the glacier front.

From this shore we will board our boat (the M/V Grey II) for a 3-hour excursion through the icy waters of the lake towards the impressive and actively calving front of the Grey Glacier. Grey is one of the nearly 50 outlet glaciers originated in the massive Southern Patagonian Ice Field, world's third largest ice cap after Antarctica and Greenland, and is one of the most beautiful and colourful in Patagonia. The front is full of crevasses and the solid glacial ice colours vary from whitish to deep indigo. The glacier is flanked towards the east by impressive granite walls that are part of the Paine Massif, and towards the west by the eroded and low summits of the older Andes. The photography is great at this particular spot; we will be treated with a glass of Pisco sour or Scotch with millenary ice.

This evening we will have again an optional photo outing for sunset and the dramatic cloud formations.

Overnight Hotel Rio Serrano or Hotel Las Torres, Torres del Paine. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)(Guide).

 

Young guanaco - locally called as 'Chulengo -, Torres del Paine National Park, Chilean Patagonia © Claudio F. Vidal, Far South Expeditions

 

Day 3 • Torres del Paine National Park (eastern sector) - Drive to Punta Arenas

This morning we will have again an early start in order to be ready to photograph the Towers or the Horns with the first light. With the right lighting, the mountain base turns to orange colours and the scene becomes very dramatic with peculiar lenticular clouds moving fast over the peaks. At the eastern corner of Sarmiento Lake, we will reach a location that commands magnificent views of the towering peaks of Las Torres, the pinnacles from which the park takes its name. As we move around the park, you shall observe confiding herds of Guanaco, a southern relative to camels, the curious-looking Lesser Rhea and impressive Andean Condors soaring along the road. During the morning we will visit the eastern side of the park to enjoy the views of one of the impressive waterfalls of Paine River and if it’s clear, of the fabulous granite columns of the Paine massif from Laguna Amarga. After our picnic, we will head back to Punta Arenas where our trip ends. (Breakfast, Lunch)(Guide).

 

4-DAY

Detailed Itinerary and Activities

Torres del Paine Explorer: 4-day Option


Day 1 • Punta Arenas or Puerto Natales, Chile - Drive to Torres del Paine National Park

After meeting your guide at your hotel or at the airport, you will be transferred in a private vehicle to Torres del Paine. During our journey to the park, we will observe how the strong westerly winds have sculpted the vegetation of the Patagonian wind-swept steppes. En route we may find Guanaco, Southern Grey Fox and Patagonian Skunk while enjoying our first contact with Southern Beech (Nothofagus) forests. We will stop several times for photography and wildlife observation along the way. Colourful groups of Chilean Flamingo may be seen on the alkaline pools and we will have delightful views of Black-necked and Coscoroba swans on the shores of Ultima Esperanza Fjord, in Puerto Natales.

Driving towards the park we will have splendid vistas of the hilly terrain and if it’s clear, of the Paine Massif at the distance. While visiting the valleys we will be given a geological interpretation of the origins of the dramatic backdrop of Torres del Paine, one of the finest natural spectacles in Patagonia. This evening we can do a nice nature walk or a sunset photo session.

Overnight (O/N) Hotel Rio Serrano or Hotel Las Torres, Torres del Paine. (Lunch, Dinner)(Guide).

We suggest you arrive to Punta Arenas a day before the trip, in order to have an early start towards the park.

 

The heavily-crevassed front of the Grey Glacier, Torres del Paine National Park, Chilean Patagonia © Claudio F. Vidal, Far South Expeditions

 

Day 2 • Torres del Paine National Park (western sector) - Lake Grey - Boat trip to Grey Glacier (c. 3 hours)

We will have an early start in order to be at location to photograph the Paine Massif at dawn. Today we will explore the southern and western regions of this huge national park, which comprises an extent of 242,242 hectares/600,000 acres. The omnipresent Paine Massif, a magnificent set of rugged peaks, formed out of granite and sedimentary rock, dominates the landscape. The long-gone Indians of Patagonia called it Paine, meaning Blue, presumably referring to its remarkable colouration when observed at a distance. We will have the opportunity to explore the Nothofagus Southern Beech forests and its diversity of plants and animals; we may find Magellanic Woodpecker, Austral Parakeet and, if we are lucky, the shy Andean Deer or Huemul. We will be marvelled by seeing the contrasting mosaic of towering mountains, glaciers, wetlands, steppes and forests.

Lake Grey is certainly one of the highlights of the day. Colossal icebergs are stranded on the southern shore of the lake after a long and slow transit from the glacier front.

From this shore we will board our boat (the M/V Grey II) for a 3-hour excursion through the icy waters of the lake towards the impressive and actively calving front of the Grey Glacier. Grey is one of the nearly 50 outlet glaciers originated in the massive Southern Patagonian Ice Field, world's third largest ice cap after Antarctica and Greenland, and is one of the most beautiful and colourful in Patagonia. The front is full of crevasses and the solid glacial ice colours vary from whitish to deep indigo. The glacier is flanked towards the east by impressive granite walls that are part of the Paine Massif, and towards the west by the eroded and low summits of the older Andes. The photography is great at this particular spot; we will be treated with a glass of Pisco sour or Scotch with millenary ice.

This evening we will have again an optional photo outing for sunset and the dramatic cloud formations.

Overnight Hotel Rio Serrano or Hotel Las Torres, Torres del Paine. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)(Guide).

 

Day 3 • Torres del Paine National Park (eastern sector)

We will keep exploring the alkaline ponds and reed-fringed lagoons located of the eastern part of the park. There are approximately 120 species of birds in the park and we will see a considerable number of them, with the help of binoculars and the spotting scope. The flora is also a very interesting subject for observation and photography. The park holds probably nearly 500 species of plants; the southern spring and early summer (mid-October through late January) are great to see the myriad of flowers that bloom in these magnificent landscapes. After our return to the hotel and enjoy our delicious dinner, we will have another chance to photograph the mountains and clouds at sunset.

Overnight Hotel Rio Serrano or Hotel Las Torres, Torres del Paine. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)(Guide).

 

Porcelain Orchid (Chloraea magellanica), Torres del Paine National Park, Chilean Patagonia © Claudio F. Vidal, Far South Expeditions

 

Day 4 • Torres del Paine National Park (eastern sector) - Drive to Punta Arenas

This morning we will have again an early start in order to be ready to photograph the Towers or the Horns with the first light. With the right lighting, the mountain base turns to orange colours and the scene becomes very dramatic with peculiar lenticular clouds moving fast over the peaks. At the eastern corner of Sarmiento Lake, we will reach a location that commands the most incredible views of the towering peaks of Las Torres, the pinnacles from which the park takes its name. As we move around the park, you shall observe confiding herds of Guanaco, a southern relative to camels, the curious-looking Lesser Rhea and impressive Andean Condors soaring along the road. During the morning we will visit the eastern side of the park to enjoy the views of one of the impressive waterfalls of Paine River and if it’s clear, of the fabulous granite columns of the Paine massif from Laguna Amarga. After our picnic, we will head back to Punta Arenas where our trip ends. (Breakfast, Lunch)(Guide).

 

5-DAY

Detailed Itinerary and Activities

Torres del Paine Explorer: 5-day Option


Day 1 • Punta Arenas or Puerto Natales, Chile - Drive to Torres del Paine National Park

After meeting your guide at your hotel or at the airport, you will be transferred in a private vehicle to Torres del Paine. During our journey to the park, we will observe how the strong westerly winds have sculpted the vegetation of the Patagonian wind-swept steppes. En route we may find Guanaco, Southern Grey Fox and Patagonian Skunk while enjoying our first contact with Southern Beech (Nothofagus) forests. We will stop several times for photography and wildlife observation along the way. Colourful groups of Chilean Flamingo may be seen on the alkaline pools and we will have delightful views of Black-necked and Coscoroba swans on the shores of Ultima Esperanza Fjord, in Puerto Natales.

Driving towards the park we will have splendid vistas of the hilly terrain and if it’s clear, of the Paine Massif at the distance. While visiting the valleys we will be given a geological interpretation of the origins of the dramatic backdrop of Torres del Paine, one of the finest natural spectacles in Patagonia. This evening we can do a nice nature walk or a sunset photo session.

Overnight (O/N) Hotel Rio Serrano or Hotel Las Torres, Torres del Paine. (Lunch, Dinner)(Guide).

* We suggest you arrive to Punta Arenas a day before the trip, in order to have an early start towards the park.

 

Poppies in bloom near Laguna Azul, Torres del Paine National Park, Chilean Patagonia © Claudio F. Vidal, Far South Expeditions

 

Day 2 • Torres del Paine National Park (western sector) - Lake Grey - Boat trip to Grey Glacier (c. 3 hours)

We will have an early start in order to be at location to photograph the Paine Massif at dawn. Today we will explore the southern and western regions of this huge national park, which comprises an extent of 242,242 hectares/600,000 acres. The omnipresent Paine Massif, a magnificent set of rugged peaks, formed out of granite and sedimentary rock, dominates the landscape. The long-gone Indians of Patagonia called it Paine, meaning Blue, presumably referring to its remarkable colouration when observed at a distance. We will have the opportunity to explore the Nothofagus Southern Beech forests and its diversity of plants and animals; we may find Magellanic Woodpecker, Austral Parakeet and, if we are lucky, the shy Andean Deer or Huemul. We will be marvelled by seeing the contrasting mosaic of towering mountains, glaciers, wetlands, steppes and forests.

Lake Grey is certainly one of the highlights of the day. Colossal icebergs are stranded on the southern shore of the lake after a long and slow transit from the glacier front.

From this shore we will board our boat (the M/V Grey II) for a 3-hour excursion through the icy waters of the lake towards the impressive and actively calving front of the Grey Glacier. Grey is one of the nearly 50 outlet glaciers originated in the massive Southern Patagonian Ice Field, world's third largest ice cap after Antarctica and Greenland, and is one of the most beautiful and colourful in Patagonia. The front is full of crevasses and the solid glacial ice colours vary from whitish to deep indigo. The glacier is flanked towards the east by impressive granite walls that are part of the Paine Massif, and towards the west by the eroded and low summits of the older Andes. The photography is great at this particular spot; we will be treated with a glass of Pisco sour or Scotch with millenary ice.

This evening we will have again an optional photo outing for sunset and the dramatic cloud formations.

Overnight Hotel Rio Serrano or Hotel Las Torres, Torres del Paine. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)(Guide).

 

Guests 'at location' during sunrise for shooting, Torres del Paine National Park, Chilean Patagonia © Claudio F. Vidal, Far South Expeditions

 

Day 3 • Torres del Paine National Park (eastern sector)

We will keep exploring the alkaline ponds and reed-fringed lagoons located of the eastern part of the park. There are approximately 120 species of birds in the park and we will see a considerable number of them, with the help of binoculars and the spotting scope. The flora is also a very interesting subject for observation and photography. The park holds probably nearly 500 species of plants; the southern spring and early summer (mid-October through late January) are great to see the myriad of flowers that bloom in these magnificent landscapes. After our return to the hotel and enjoy our delicious dinner, we will have another chance to photograph the mountains and clouds at sunset.

Overnight Hotel Rio Serrano or Hotel Las Torres, Torres del Paine. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)(Guide).

 

Day 4 • Torres del Paine National Park

We will further explore the eastern side of the park, looking for chances for wildlife and landscape photography. The eastern side provides plenty of dramatic backdrops, with its mountains, lakes, rivers, waterfalls and geological formations that inspire new angles all the time. Wildlife is also a constant presence, with birds, mammals and plants in great abundance, and new surprises can appear around any corner of the road.

Overnight Hotel Rio Serrano or Hotel Las Torres, Torres del Paine. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)(Guide).

 

Chilean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis), Torres del Paine National Park, Chilean Patagonia © Claudio F. Vidal, Far South Expeditions

 

Day 5 • Torres del Paine National Park (eastern sector) - Drive to Punta Arenas

This morning we will have again an early start in order to be ready to photograph the Towers or the Horns with the first light. With the right lighting, the mountain base turns to orange colours and the scene becomes very dramatic with peculiar lenticular clouds moving fast over the peaks. At the eastern corner of Sarmiento Lake, we will reach a location that commands the most incredible views of the towering peaks of Las Torres, the pinnacles from which the park takes its name. As we move around the park, you shall observe confiding herds of Guanaco, a southern relative to camels, the curious-looking Lesser Rhea and impressive Andean Condors soaring along the road. During the morning we will visit the eastern side of the park to enjoy the views of one of the impressive waterfalls of Paine River and if it’s clear, of the fabulous granite columns of the Paine massif from Laguna Amarga. After our picnic, we will head back to Punta Arenas where our trip ends. (Breakfast, Lunch)(Guide).

 

MAP

Tour Map

 

DATES & PRICING

Rates for Custom Departures (you choose the date):

Available from September 2014 through April 2015.

Daily departures from Punta Arenas or Puerto Natales, Chile. Optional transfers to/from El Calafate, Argentina (please inquire).

 

Torres del Paine Explorer [TDP01]
Based at Hotel Rio Serrano (southern side of Torres del Paine)
2 days / 1 night
No. of guests 1 2 3 4 Single Suppl.
Sep & Oct 2014 / Mar & Apr 2015 Ask $1,220 $936 $839 $100
Nov 2014 - Feb 2015 Ask $1,253 $958 $873 $110
3 days / 2 nights
No. of guests 1 2 3 4 Single Suppl.
Sep & Oct 2014 / Mar & Apr 2015 Ask $2,071 $1,795 $1,535 $200
Nov 2014 - Feb 2015 Ask $2,138 $1,862 $1,601 $220
4 days / 3 nights
No. of guests 1 2 3 4 Single Suppl.
Sep & Oct 2014 / Mar & Apr 2015 Ask $2,787 $2,309 $2,024 $300
Nov 2014 - Feb 2015 Ask $2,887 $2,398 $2,124 $330
5 days / 4 nights
No. of guests 1 2 3 4 Single Suppl.
Sep & Oct 2014 / Mar & Apr 2015 Ask $3,501 $2,864 $2,543 $400
Nov 2014 - Feb 2015 Ask $3,634 $2,975 $2,676 $440

 

Ask for your 10% special discount for bookings before 30 September 2014!

 

Torres del Paine Explorer [TDP01]
Based at Hotel Las Torres (eastern side of Torres del Paine)
2 days / 1 night
No. of guests 1 2 3 4 Single Suppl.
Sep & Oct 2014 / Mar & Apr 2015 Ask $1,299 $1,014 $923 $115
Nov 2014 - Feb 2015 Ask $1,358 $1,057 $982 $144
3 days / 2 nights
No. of guests 1 2 3 4 Single Suppl.
Sep & Oct 2014 / Mar & Apr 2015 Ask $2,122 $1,834 $1,708 $230
Nov 2014 - Feb 2015 Ask $2,238 $1,919 $1,825 $288
4 days / 3 nights
No. of guests 1 2 3 4 Single Suppl.
Sep & Oct 2014 / Mar & Apr 2015 Ask $3,038 $2,407 $2,286 $345
Nov 2014 - Feb 2015 Ask $3,213 $2,534 $2,321 $432
5 days / 4 nights
No. of guests 1 2 3 4 Single Suppl.
Sep & Oct 2014 / Mar & Apr 2015 Ask $3,838 $3,035 $2,895 $460
Nov 2014 - Feb 2015 Ask $4,071 $3,204 $3,000 $576

 

Ask for your 10% special discount for bookings before 30 September 2014!


What the trip price includes/excludes

The above price is per person in US$, based on double occupancy. All payments are in US Dollars.

Single supplement will be added if single accommodations are requested.

The trip price includes: All accommodations, meals and guide services as stated in the itinerary, private ground transportation during the tour, boat trip in Grey Glacier, and park entrance fees.

The trip price excludes: Domestic flights, tipping, travel insurance, entrance tax to Chile, excess baggage charges, drinks, à la carte dishes, laundry, telephone calls and anything else of a purely personal nature.

 

Do you want us to arrange your flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas?

Domestic flights Santiago – Punta Arenas – Santiago (from US$ 300-400 per person).

Duration of the flight: 3 hours (direct) / 4 hours (with a stop-over in Puerto Montt).

 

Tour Registration

To book this tour, please complete our online registration form. We will process your booking form and will send you (within 24 hours) a note with space confirmation and a deposit invoice with payment instructions. The deposit amount is US$ 500 per person. Full payment of the tour fee is due 90 days prior to tour departure.

NOTE: Inquires received on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays will be replied during the following working day.

 

Cancellation Policy

Notice of cancellation can only be accepted IN WRITING from the person who signed the booking form and takes effect on the day such noticed is received by us.

 

Refunds are made according to the following schedule:

If cancellation is made 120 days or more before departure date, the deposit less US$ 200 is refundable.

If cancellation is made between 120 and 60 days before departure, the deposit is not refundable, but any payments covering the balance of the fee will be refunded.

If cancellation is made fewer than 60 days before departure date, no refund is available.

This policy and fee schedule also applies to pre-trip and post trip extensions, as well as any transfers from one tour to another. We strongly recommend the purchase of trip cancellation insurance to protect yourself.

 

THE LODGES

The Lodges

 

• Hotel Rio Serrano, Torres del Paine

 

 

The hotel is named after the nearby, meandering Serrano River, which flows from the waters of Toro Lake into Ultima Esperanza Sound. Its unique location, facing the Torres del Paine Massif and surrounded by an astonishing natural setting, accounts for the perfect blend of design, quality and comfort, and environmental care.

The hotel is surrounded by breathtaking nature with spectacular views from all our facilities. The spacious areas emphasize elegance and quality for a quiet and peaceful atmosphere.

The hotel has 95 rooms. They have been designed to provide that unique home atmosphere, warm and cosy with architectonical lines that merge refined and rustic. Wood and stone are the main noble building materials.

Check out our photo gallery of Hotel Rio Serrano. Click here.

 

 

• Hotel Las Torres, Torres del Paine

 

This charmingly rustic hotel provides a comfortable base from which to explore the park’s towering mountains, turquoise lakes, glaciers, ice fields and steppes. Las Torres is located 75 miles (120 kilometers) from the town of Puerto Natales and 230 miles (375 kilometers) from the larger city of Punta Arenas.

Each of the hotel’s many windows look out over the expansive steppe or snow-capped mountains surrounding it, including the trio of towers that gave the park its name. The hotel features 57 rooms, several common areas, two restaurants and a bar. The information center located by the hotel’s reception desk lays out facts about the rock formations and wildlife you may encounter on your excursions. In addition, the nearby spa offers you the chance to unwind and rejuvenate after you return from your adventures.

The rooms of the hotel provide a cosy atmosphere, being the perfect setting to relax and enjoy after a long day´s excursion. Central heating, box spring beds, telephones and private bathrooms in a rustic yet elegant decoration provide the ideal ambience in our superior rooms for resting and preparing the next day´s activities. From the relaxing environment of your room, with a simple call you can access massages, food, wine and drinks.

Check out our photo gallery of Hotel Las Torres. Click here.

 

GALLERY

Photo Gallery

Check out our gallery with images from our recent nature tour and photo journeys in Torres del Paine National Park. 

 

Guest photographing guanacos at Torres del Paine National Park, Chile © Claudio F. Vidal, Far South Expeditions