The Base of the Towers is a special place located within the Torres del Paine National Park. An unforgettable spot where trekking lovers might obtain the best picture of the three most famous imposing granite towers of recent times: “The Torres del Paine”
We begin the day picking passengers up at their hotels in Puerto Natales. Afterward we drive to Porteria Laguna Amarga in Torres del Paine National Park located at 80 miles away the city. Here, passengers must pay the entrance tickets to the park. Afterwards we will continue to Hotel Las Torres, starting point of 7-8 hours hike to the Mirador de las Torres. The trail follows a zigzag of marked pending by around one hour in middle of Valle Ascencio. The rise continues next to other side to reach the Refugio El Chileno located on the opposite bank of the Rio Ascencio.
After a short break, we start the last nearly 2 hours of trek including a stony moraine that gives Access to the Mirador. After having our lunch and taking the best pictures of surroundings we start our descend hike to “Campamento el Chileno” and then to Hotel las Torres where our vehicle will be waiting for us to coming back to Puerto Natales.
This excursion is not recommendable for children under 12 years old because of high demanding of the walk
Cancellation policy: 5 DAYS
Season and minimum of passengers:
- MAY to AUGUST : Departures on Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday
- SEPTEMBER to APRIL Daily departures (except December 25th and January 1st)
- Departure: 7:00 AM app. / Return: 8:30 PM
- Pick up at hotels, shared transportation, guide, box lunch, bamboo trekking poles.
- Entrance ticket to Torres del Paine NP.
- Does the tour run all year around?
We recommend travelling between September and April. The rest of the year is subject to weather conditions.
- What does include the Box Lunch?
It is a lunch of cold food that includes: Mineral water + Natural fruit + Brownie + Oatmeal cookies + Individual Juice + Sandwich (smoked turkey ham, white cheese, lettuce, cucumber salad).
- What is the difficulty and technical characteristics of trekking?
The difficulty of this trekking is medium-high, so requires good physical condition. The route of trekking itself is about 12 miles’ round trip and length around 7 to 8 hours. The altitude at the “Base Las Torres” is around 2950ft.
September 2022 to April 2023
(Except DEC 25 & JAN 1st )
Price per person:
$ 76.000 CLP