Trek Torres del Paine's classic "W", followed by a guided hike into one of the Park's quieter and more restricted valleys. This W Trek + Bader Valley adventure combines the best of both: autonomous discovery and local knowledge. Enjoy the trails without the crowds and amazing high mountain views.
The W Trek is the most famous route in the Torres del Paine National Park. Navigating up and down the mountain valleys, the W Trek brings you up close to its world-famous Patagonian views and natural, must-see attractions: Glacier Grey, Los Cuernos, Valle del Francés and Las Torres.
Hike six days on the W Trek + Bader Valley with experienced and certified mountain guides and camp along the trail. Walk the W Trek from west to east, starting at Campsite Grey and ending at Refugio Las Torres. You will have unique opportunity to explore four valleys on this W Trek extended adventure. In each of those valleys lies one of the iconic sights of the park:
Lago Grey (Grey Lake), flecked with cobalt blue ice, flows up to the face of the enormous glacier that stretches out towards the ice cap, displaying the impressive geological changes that have happened in this area. Adjacent to the Lago Grey, is the Grey Glacier. The sheer size, power, and beauty of the Grey Glacier makes it one of the most iconic sights in the Torres del Paine National Park.
Valle Francés (French Valley), the central spur of the W is dominated by a magnificent hanging glacier, Glaciar Frances. This glacier cracks and crumbles ahead of you as you climb rocky terrain into the heart of the valley.
Bader Valley is one of the forgotten valleys within the W Trek, which you can only enter with a certified guide due to the change. The small valley slices into the range between the Cuernos and the Torres giving you an extraordinary close up of the Cuernos formed 12.6 million years ago, and a different view of the south tower.
Ascencio Valley in the east takes you all the way to the base of the famous towers.
This moderate to hard graded trek is fully guided and supported. You will trek with experienced and certified mountain guides and porters. Porters can carry up to 15 kilos of your pack weight and help out with setting up the tent. You only need to carry a day pack. All camping and cooking equipment as well as meals are provided. This is truly world class and considered a trekking experience of a lifetime.
Min. 2 people for a guaranteed departure. Max. 6 people per group
There is a pre-tour briefing in Puerto Natales on Day 1. Please see the details in the ITINERARY section. The starting and finishing point of the tour is Puerto Natales. We can also arrange private pickup and drop off Punta Arenas, El Calafate or other areas. Additional charge applies. Please contact us to tailor your itinerary.
Daily departure is available on request from October to April.
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This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points