Discover our travel guide of Torres del Paine in Chile made of pictures from travel influencers and photographers.
What you will see and do in Torres del Paine:⛰️ Mountain range ⛰️ Highland ❄️ Glacial lake ❄️ Glacial landform 🌲 Forest ❄️ Glacier
For clothing, pack two of each item (hiking boots, wool socks to prevent blisters, windproof pants, technical T-shirts, gloves, hats) so that you always have a dry outfit available in case of rain. Also remember to bring a waterproof jacket, a merino wool fleece, and sunscreen whatever the season.
The climbs and descents are steep, so some people may want to bring trekking poles.
If you plan to camp, don't forget your tent, mattress, sleeping bag, and cooking equipment.
If you have chosen the option of eating in a refuge, remember to bring some snacks such as cereal bars, dried fruit, and cookies.
You can fill your water bottle in the rivers of the Torres del Paine Park. Their water is fresh and drinkable!
Before entering the park, you can sleep in Puerto Natales, the city of access to Torres del Paine and the starting point for boat trips to the Patagonian fjords.
Once in the park, you will have three possibilities for overnight stays: shelters, paid campsites, and free campsites.
Huts: Including breakfast and dinner, the average price is 140 euros per night. It is recommended to book in advance because, despite the price, the sites are often full.
The Torres del Paine Park has seven refuges.
The paying campsites: This is the compromise option because these sites are located near the refuges.
The main advantage is that you will have access to the sanitary facilities and showers of the refuges. You can rent tents and sleeping bags. The price is around 10 to 60 euros per night. Be aware that the nights are particularly cool in the park, which can calm the ardor of the less adventurous.
Free camping: This is the most extreme option. You have to carry all your equipment and only have access to dry toilets.
The small port city of Puerto Natales is a good stop before the night before the beginning of the trek.
Its large choice of hotels and restaurants, as well as its numerous buses (about 3 per day in high season) leading to the park, make it an ideal stopover.
If you plan to camp during the trek, I advise you to buy your provisions at the town's supermarket.
The prices there are much lower than those charged by the mini-markets present at the entrance and in Torres del Paine.
90 km separate Puerto Natales from the main entrance of Paine Park.
The entrance fee to Torres del Paine is about 27 euros for an adult and 8 euros for a child.
You can easily reach Chilean Patagonia from El Calafate in Argentina.
The bus ride to Puerto Natales takes about 6 hours, including the border crossing.
Behind the windows, it's a no man's land that passes between steppes and mountains, asphalt and track...
The most touristic season in Torres del Paine Park is between January and February.
It is summer in Chile, which guarantees good weather, perfect if you want to camp.
However, the crowds peak during this period, which means crowded trails and campsites...
Choose the off-seasons, especially the fall. The month of March is ideal.
Temperatures do not exceed 20° C. On the other hand, the strong gusts of wind and the changing weather cause variations of 10° to 15° C.
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