Chile & Argentina Ultimate Patagonia Hiking Tour

A Bucket-List Hiking Adventure in Torres del Paine & Los Glaciares


This is our most comprehensive hiking itinerary in Patagonia, combining 40 miles on the W circuit in Chile's Torres del Paine with the remote reaches of Argentina's Los Glaciares. Get up close to the iconic jagged peaks, majestic glaciers, and pristine lakes of these two breathtakingly scenic national parks, staying in comfortable hotels, cozy cabins and remote mountain lodges, all in the company of our expert Patagonia team.

Departures through March 2023 will end in Buenos Aires. Our new 13-day itinerary for departures from November 2023 onwards will end in El Calafate. Call for details!


14 Days

From: $8,695

This is our most comprehensive hiking itinerary in Patagonia, combining 40 miles on the W circuit in Chile's Torres del Paine with the remote reaches of Argentina's Los Glaciares. Get up close to the iconic jagged peaks, majestic glaciers, and pristine lakes of these two breathtakingly scenic national parks, staying in comfortable hotels, cozy cabins and remote mountain lodges, all in the company of our expert Patagonia team.

Departures through March 2023 will end in Buenos Aires. Our new 13-day itinerary for departures from November 2023 onwards will end in El Calafate. Call for details!


Highlights


  • Trek the iconic "W" route in Chile's Torres del Paine National Park

  • Take in spectacular vistas of Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy in Argentina's Los Glaciares National Park

  • Be awestruck by sweeping views of the Perito Moreno Glacier with its 2,100-foot high wall of calving ice

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Chile & Argentina Ultimate Patagonia Hiking

Start: Punta Arenas, Chile  End: Buenos Aires (thru Mar 2023) or El Calafate (from Nov 2023), Argentina

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

Itinerary


  • Arrive in Punta Arenas

    Day 1

    Arrive at the airport in Punta Arenas, Chile, and meet your group leader to transfer to the hotel. In the early evening, gather with the group for a briefing on the adventure ahead.

    Accommodation: Hotel Cabo de Hornos-Punta Arenas
    Accommodation: La Yegua Loca

    Meals: Dinner

  • Scenic Drive to Torres del Paine National Park

    Day 2

    After breakfast, travel across the Patagonian plains to the quiet fishing town of Puerto Natales on the shores of Seno Ultima Esperanza (Last Hope Sound). Stretch your legs a bit and have lunch before continuing on to Torres del Paine National Park and taking in your first spectacular views of the Paine Massif (weather permitting). There is also a very good chance of seeing guanacos - small cousins to the camel and llama - on the way to the park.

    Accommodation: Hotel Las Torres-Torres del Paine National Park

    Transportation: 6-hour private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Explore Majestic Torres del Paine

    Day 3

    Get an early start for an all-day hike to the Torres del Paine lookout. Follow the Asencio River over a low pass into the Ascencio Valley, passing through beautiful beech forests, talus-covered slopes, and boulders. Arrive at a spectacular viewpoint that is one of the most scenic spots in the world, where the towers rise majestically before you and a glacial lake is visible below. Enjoy a packed lunch en route before returning to the hotel.

    Accommodation: Hotel Las Torres-Torres del Paine National Park

    Activity: 9 hours/11.5 miles hiking with 2,500' elevation gain and loss

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Hike below Cuernos del Paine

    Day 4

    Begin your trek deep into the park, hiking at a relaxed pace along the north shore of Lago Nordenskjold to Los Cuernos, following the Paso Los Cuernos trail beneath the jagged Cuernos del Paine. The views are magnificent, including your first sighting of the Southern Patagonia Ice Field. Stay in cozy cabins right next to a waterfall on the most isolated spot of our journey - an excellent staging area for tomorrow's hike to the French Valley.

    Accommodation: Cabanas de los Cuernos-Torres del Paine National Park

    Activity: 5 hours/7 miles hiking with 1,400' elevation gain and loss

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Hike through French Valley

    Day 5

    Hike into the French Valley, one of the most spectacular cirques in the Paine Range. Walk below the glaciers that descend from the massif's highest summit and marvel at the gray granite peaks of the Cuernos del Paine, topped with fantastical black slate "horns." Two hiking options are available today, weather permitting: We can take an 11-mile hike back to camp, or continue up to the mirador (viewpoint) above Camp Británico for one of the most impressive views in the park.

    Accommodation: Refugio Paine Grande-Torres del Paine National Park

    Activity: 8 hours/11 miles hiking with 1,200' elevation gain and loss or 10-12 hours/15 miles with 2,000' elevation gain and loss

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Take a Boat to Grey Glacier

    Day 6

    Arise early and hike along the Paine Grande Mountain towards the face of stunning Grey Glacier, at the southern end of the Southern Patagonia Ice Field. Enjoy a packed lunch en route before boarding a catamaran that takes us close to the front of the glacier and then down to the southern shore of the Lago Grey (Grey Lake), where our hotel for the night is located.

    Accommodation: Hotel Lago Grey-Torres del Paine National Park

    Activity: 4 hours/7.5 miles hiking with 800' elevation gain and loss

    Transportation: 45-minute catamaran cruise

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Travel to Argentina & Explore El Calafate

    Day 7

    Depart Chile's Torres del Paine National Park and drive across the border into Argentina. (Please be prepared for delays of up to a few hours while crossing the border). Proceed over the flat grassland steppes to the town of El Calafate, located on the southern shore of glacial lake called Lago Argentino. El Calafate is the gateway to Perito Moreno Glacier and is a great town to explore. Your trip leader will recommend restaurants for dinner on your own tonight.

    Accommodation: Hotel Posada Los Alamos-El Calafate

    Transportation: 7-hour private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Marvel at the Perito Moreno Glacier

    Day 8

    Enjoy a day trip to Los Glaciares National Park to see the renowned Perito Moreno glacier. At this very active glacier, a 200-foot-high headwall continually calves massive blocks of ice into the lake with a thunderous roar - an awesome spectacle of nature's power at work. Admire the amazing glacier from different viewpoints on a 2-mile guided footbridge walk. Enjoy a picnic lunch before returning to El Calafate for the remainder of the afternoon and evening at leisure.

    Accommodation: Hotel Posada Los Alamos-El Calafate

    Activity: 2 hours/2 miles walking with 150' elevation gain

    Transportation: 4-hour private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Drive to Los Glaciares National Park & El Chaltén

    Day 9

    We continue our drive across the steppes and along the northern end of Lago Viedma, with the views getting better and better as we approach the mountains and glaciers. Arrive at El Chaltén for lunch. Weather permitting, those who would like to may have a short hike to a scenic lookout, before continuing another half an hour to Laguna Condor.

    Accommodation: Laguna Condor Cabanas

    Activity: 2 hours/3 miles hiking with 300' elevation gain

    Transportation: 3-hour private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Explore Los Huemules Nature Reserve

    Day 10

    We visit the private natural reserve, Los Huemules from where we start hiking at the Condor Valley taking us gently uphill from west to east as we approach Laguna del Diablo. This less travelled path boasts impressive views and solitude. NOTE: some groups will transfer to Destino Sur in El Chalten this evening, spending one night at Laguna Condor and three nights at Destino Sur.

    Accommodation: Destino Sur Hotel de Montana & Spa
    Accommodation: Laguna Condor Cabanas

    Activity: 6-7 hours/10 miles hiking with 1,000' elevation gain

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Trek to Laguna de Los Tres

    Day 11

    Another day, another inspiring day hike into Los Glaciares. A short transfer brings us to the trail head El Pilar, before setting out on an easy walk through a beautiful forest with impressive views of Piedras Blancas Glacier. From here, begin a steep climb up to Laguna de los Tres, situated just below the impressive Fitz Roy Mountain. At the top take in the beautiful surroundings before hiking back to El Chaltén. We pass the secluded and very scenic Laguna Capri.

    Accommodation: Destino Sur Hotel de Montana & Spa

    Activity: 8-9 hours/13 miles hiking with 2,300' elevation gain

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Follow Trails to Laguna Torre

    Day 12

    Embark on a long day hike into the park's interior. Take in commanding views of the spectacular peaks of Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre - both sought after by photographers and climbers the world over. Depending on the weather we might change the day 10 and 11 itinerary. We walk through a varied landscape formed by glaciers and stop at scenic viewpoints along the way to the Laguna Torre, situated on a beautiful glacial lake set against the backdrop of Cerro Torre.

    Accommodation: Destino Sur Hotel de Montana & Spa

    Activity: 7-8 hours/11 miles hiking with 600' elevation gain

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Transfer to El Calafate

    Day 13

    Transfer to the town of El Calafate, where we bid farewell to our guide.

    Departures through March 2023 will catch an afternoon flight from El Calafate to Buenos Aires, the cosmopolitan capital of Argentina that is often referred to as the "Paris of South America." Upon arrival in Buenos Aires, transfer to your hotel in the city's stylish Recoleta district. Dinner is on your own in Buenos Aires, where there is no shortage of tempting culinary offerings.

    Our new 13-day itinerary from November 2023 onwards will end in El Calafate where you can choose to extend your adventure in the area or elsewhere in Argentina, or begin your journey home.

    Accommodation: Loi Suites Recoleta-Buenos Aires

    Transportation: 3-hour private van transfer (& 3-hour flight for Nov 2022 thru Mar 2023 departures)

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Explore Buenos Aires & Depart (thru Mar 2023 only)

    Day 14

    (This last day is included for departures Nov 2022 thru Mar 2023 only; departure for Nov 2023 onwards end with flights home from El Calafate on Day 13).

    For Nov 2022 thru Mar 2023 departures: Today is free for shopping and sightseeing. Explore the Recoleta, famous mainly for its nightlife but also well worth a visit by day. Take in the Museum of Fine Arts and the National Cemetery, which holds the tombs of many famous people. Or browse the stores and colorful stands of the galerias in the Downtown district, especially along Calle Florida. In the evening, transfer to the airport - or stay on a few extra days to take in the beauty of Buenos Aires.

    Meals: Breakfast

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  • $8,795 price per person dbl occ
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    NEW 13-Day Itinerary Concluding in El Calafate

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    NEW 13-Day Itinerary Concluding in El Calafate

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    NEW 13-Day Itinerary Concluding in El Calafate

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    NEW 13-Day Itinerary Concluding in El Calafate

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    NEW 13-Day Itinerary Concluding in El Calafate

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    NEW 13-Day Itinerary Concluding in El Calafate

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2024 Pricing

6 to 7 guests from $9,295 per person double occupancy

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2023 Pricing

6 to 7 guests from $9,295 per person double occupancy

8 to 9 guests from $8,995 per person double occupancy

10 to 16 guests from $8,795 per person double occupancy

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  • All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
  • All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
  • Snacks and water between meals
  • Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
  • Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
  • Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
  • Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
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  • Baggage transfers and porterage

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Your Guides


The best people to immerse you in a destination are the ones who live there, which is why we feature local Adventure Guides on our trips. Here are a few that you might meet on this adventure.

Andre Labarca

Andre Labarca

André fell in love with Patagonia at first sight and has made it his home for the last 10 years. He has participated in more than ten mountain expeditions in the region, accomplishing many first ascents, including the summits of the North and South Towers of the Torres del Paine. André has a great interest in the development of sustainable tourism and is always looking for other regions to explore within Patagonia. André's love for nature and respect for the mountains is infectious to all who travel with him.

Rodrigo Bahamondez

Rodrigo Bahamondez

"Ro" was born in the Last Hope Province of Chile and grew up in Patagonia, where he developed a deep love for the outdoors. He has guided in Patagonia and Canada for more than 15 years, and is an accomplished hiker, kayaker, mountaineer, and photographer-with a keen eye for capturing the natural beauty of Patagonia. He is a certified Mountain guide and kayak instructor and has completed Wilderness Emergency Responder & Medical; (WFR NOLS-EASPA). Ro speaks English, Spanish, and conversational French.

Sergio Fitch Watkins

Sergio Fitch Watkins

Sergio is a legendary trekking guide with over 40 years of experience and 300 trips to his name! Besides leading our expeditions in Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, and Argentina's Aconcagua, he also loves to lead some of our more challenging treks in Nepal and Peru. His recent expeditions include leading our 50th Anniversary Base Camp Trek, Chile's Dientes de Navarino mountains, and an epic hiking adventure in the Dolomites. Sergio has acquired a loyal following, and is one of our most respected guides.

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Transfer to the town of El Calafate, where we bid farewell to our guide.

Departures through March 2023 will catch an afternoon flight from El Calafate to Buenos Aires, the cosmopolitan capital of Argentina that is often referred to as the "Paris of South America." Upon arrival in Buenos Aires, transfer to your hotel in the city\'s stylish Recoleta district. Dinner is on your own in Buenos Aires, where there is no shortage of tempting culinary offerings.

Our new 13-day itinerary from November 2023 onwards will end in El Calafate where you can choose to extend your adventure in the area or elsewhere in Argentina, or begin your journey home.

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(This last day is included for departures Nov 2022 thru Mar 2023 only; departure for Nov 2023 onwards end with flights home from El Calafate on Day 13).

For Nov 2022 thru Mar 2023 departures: Today is free for shopping and sightseeing. Explore the Recoleta, famous mainly for its nightlife but also well worth a visit by day. Take in the Museum of Fine Arts and the National Cemetery, which holds the tombs of many famous people. Or browse the stores and colorful stands of the galerias in the Downtown district, especially along Calle Florida. In the evening, transfer to the airport - or stay on a few extra days to take in the beauty of Buenos Aires.

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Activity Level


This trip is rated activity level 4. Long hikes with support of porters in Torres del Paine and day hiking in El Chaltén. You will be hiking between 5 to 10 hours a day, mostly on steep and rocky terrain. The length and challenging terrain can be taxing. Weather can change drastically, causing temperatures to fluctuate rapidly. These conditions can affect both body and morale.
Learn more about activity levels here.

Activity Snapshot

Day 3

9 hours/11.5 miles hiking with 2,500' elevation gain and loss

Day 4

5 hours/7 miles hiking with 1,400' elevation gain and loss

Day 5

8 hours/11 miles hiking with 1,200' elevation gain and loss or 10-12 hours/15 miles with 2,000' elevation gain and loss

Day 6

4 hours/7.5 miles hiking with 800' elevation gain and loss

Day 8

2 hours/2 miles walking with 150' elevation gain

Day 9

2 hours/3 miles hiking with 300' elevation gain

Day 10

6-7 hours/10 miles hiking with 1,000' elevation gain

Day 11

8-9 hours/13 miles hiking with 2,300' elevation gain

Day 12

7-8 hours/11 miles hiking with 600' elevation gain

Accommodations


A range of lodging, from scenic mountain dormitories to comfortable hotels with modern amenities.

Hotel Cabo de Hornos-Punta Arenas
Hotel Cabo de Hornos-Punta Arenas

Recently renovated in modern European style, this large hotel offers comfortable, spacious rooms - some with sea views. Modern amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi, cable TV and room service are provided. There is a restaurant on-site, but the flavors of Punta Arenas await just outside your door, as do museums and other attractions.

Hotel Las Torres-Torres del Paine National Park
Hotel Las Torres-Torres del Paine National Park

The simple, comfortable rooms come equipped with all the essentials, and have windows showcasing the awe-inspiring surroundings. Because of its remote location, the hotel has a small shop that provides some trekking equipment, snacks and toiletries. The on-site restaurant serves food that is authentic to the Patagonia region, featuring organic produce and beer from their own microbrewery.

Cabanas de los Cuernos-Torres del Paine National Park
Cabanas de los Cuernos-Torres del Paine National Park

Located at the base of Los Cuernos del Paine, these eight charming cabins offer spectacular views of Los Cuernos and Nordenskjöld Lake. After trekking through Torres del Paine, you'll undoubtedly be ready to recharge your battery with a warm meal and a good night's sleep in the cozy beds.

Refugio Paine Grande-Torres del Paine National Park
Refugio Paine Grande-Torres del Paine National Park

Located on the banks of Pehoé Lake, this remote mountain lodge is an ideal base camp for experiencing Torres del Paine. The dormitory rooms have comfortable bunks, as well as drawers to put away gear and a safety box if required. The on-site restaurant offers American cuisine, and the bar is a great place to exchange stories with fellow travelers.

Hotel Lago Grey-Torres del Paine National Park
Hotel Lago Grey-Torres del Paine National Park

Surrounded by the majestic beauty of this unique landscape, Hotel Lago Grey is the perfect base for discovering Torres del Paine National Park. The hotel has 60 spacious rooms, including 36 Superior rooms that have lake, mountain and glacier views. All rooms are warm and comfortable, with Wi-Fi (in common areas), safe, and a phone.

Hotel Posada Los Alamos-El Calafate
Hotel Posada Los Alamos-El Calafate

Posada Los Alamos is a grand red-bricked hotel, surrounded by soaring poplar trees, in the heart of El Calafate. It's 144 comfortable rooms, with either garden or mountain views, are pleasantly furnished and come with modern amenities. Choose to unwind with a game of golf or a treatment at the hotel's Humus Spa, and enjoy dinner at La Posta restaurant.

Destino Sur Hotel de Montana & Spa
Destino Sur Hotel de Montana & Spa

Located just steps from the main street of town yet close to trailheads, Destino Sur offers both convenience and an escape to nature. Each room is colorfully decorated and equipped with wooden furniture, a king-size bed, and lots of amenities. Indulge in a spa massage, or relax in the sauna or Jacuzzi.

Loi Suites Recoleta-Buenos Aires
Loi Suites Recoleta-Buenos Aires

This high-end hotel is located in one of the most elegant areas of the city, steps from Eva Peron's grave at the Recoleta Cemetery and walking distance from museums, galleries, shopping, historical architecture, and parks. Rooms are sober yet stylish, with comfortable beds, fast Wi-Fi, and other modern amenities. The property also features a restaurant and pool.

La Yegua Loca
La Yegua Loca

Discover an authentic Patagonian experience at the La Yegua Loca boutique hotel. Built in 1929, this English house was rehabilitated by its owner's passion to commemorate the pioneers and ranchers in Chilean Patagonia. All 15 rooms in this intimate hotel are adorned with antiques and a touch of history that will transport guests back in time.

Laguna Condor Cabanas
Laguna Condor Cabanas

These wilderness cabanas are located in a private forest setting about 10 miles north of El Chalten. The cozy timber lodge is built on the shore of Rio de Las Vueltas and boasts unique views of Fitz Roy's north face. The fabulous dining room exudes a warm feel, just right for those Patagonian nights.

Weather


Expect extreme weather conditions that can change from one moment to the other. Be prepared for everything, especially strong winds and sun.

 
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Buenos Aires 
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Buenos Aires
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El Calafate 
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El Calafate
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48
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Torres Del Paine National Park 
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Torres Del Paine National Park
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45
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FAQs


Who will meet me on arrival?

Our local staff will meet you outside of Punta Arenas Airport and transfer to your hotel.

Will I have electricity throughout the trip?

Yes. The electricity supply in Torres del Paine mountain huts is generator-driven and usually very reliable.

How much will I have to carry each day?

Your personal gear for the day (water bottle, jacket, rain gear and other personal items). Please note, porters will not carry glass, books or electronic devices (consider not bringing these).

Are there hot showers in Torres del Paine?

Yes, under normal circumstances you will have hot water 24 hours a day. Please note you will be sharing facilities on days 4 and 5.

What are the accommodations like?

You will be staying in the best available accommodation throughout the trip. Even in remote mountain conditions on days 4 and 5, MT Sobek guests have private sleeping accommodations and share only the bathroom/shower facilities (same-sex shared bathrooms).

Would you recommend trekking poles?

Yes. Trekking poles will assist with balance over rocky and uneven terrain, as well as alleviate pressure on your joints during ascents and descents.

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Guest Reviews


"Thank you MT Sobek for the trip of my lifetime! The Patagonia adventure exceeded my expectations in all respects and has renewed my spirit and filled my heart with joy!"

Maria S.
MT Sobek Guest, Chile & Argentina Ultimate Patagonia Hiking

"What can I say about Patagonia that you don't already know if you want to travel there. What surprised me the most, after two years of Covid, was how much sharing that experience with other people meant to me. While Mt. Sobek can't control who goes on their trips really, the sort of people who do are friendly, enthusiastic, sociable and good humored. Connecting with people who share these traits, and spending a couple weeks together participating in an intense physical experience was reinvigorating, more than I ever imagined."

Mark G.
MT Sobek Guest, Chile & Argentina Ultimate Patagonia Hiking