A truly off-the-beaten-path exploratory trek taking you to the Marble Caves and into the spirit of Aysén's unknown trails


This unforgettable 11 day adventure takes you along a rewarding journey through the pristine region of Aysén. Prepare to be enchanted by the beauty, untouched wilderness, and varied landscapes of Patagonia. Trek into the true spirit of Aysén accompanied by only its unspoiled & unvisited territory. This adventure offers a unique challenge perfect for those in search of something entirely new. Come along to cross rivers, navigate lakes, view glaciers, and hike through the ancient forests of this incredible region of Patagonia.

Trip Highlights:
• A True Off-the-Beaten Path Journey
• Hike Along Remote & Wild Trails Unvisited by Most
• Navigate Lake General Carrera to the Iconic Marble Chapel & Caves
• Hike through Ancient Forests
• Camp in Pristine Mountain Atmospheres with Views of Glaciers
• Cross ‘La Joyita’ – One of the Wildest & Untouched Territories in this Region
• Enjoy Various Boat Rides & Navigate Up-Close to Glaciers
• Stay Two Nights in the Beautiful Terra Luna Lodge
• An Absolutely Unique & Exclusive Trek Like No Other!


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Day 1

Arrival to Balmaceda – Transfer to Puerto Guadal – Navigate to the Marble Chapel & Caves

  • 5 Hour Transfer to Puerto Guadal
  • 2 Hour Boat Navigation
  • Night at Terra Luna Lodge (L – D)

Upon arriving to Balmaceda Airport, you will be warmly received by your guide waiting to welcome and brief you about your coming adventure!

Today you will be transferred 5 hours to Puerto Guadal – taking in the unique sights and landscapes that you pass, you will certainly feel like you are in the heart of Patagonia in this special region.

Upon arriving to Puerto Guadal, you will embark on a 2 hour navigation on Lake General Carrera getting up-close to the marble chapel & caves.

These iconic formations of calcium carbonate, have been eroded by water creating cliffs and tunnels, and a highly unusual and beautiful cave system.

After this unforgettable highlight navigation, head to the lake shore where you will rest in a comfortable lodge – taking in the lakeside views while enjoying a freshly prepared dinner.

Day 2

Transfer from Terra Luna – Trek Bosque Encantado (Enchanted Forest)

  • 1 Hour Transfer to Trailhead
  • 5 Hour Trek, 3 km / 1.8 mi, +700m (2696 ft.)
  • Night in Wilderness Camping (B-BL-D)

In the morning we´ll power up with a fresh breakfast before transferring to the trailhead where we will begin our unforgettable journey.

With our packs and gear ready, we begin our walk with a climb into an ancient rain forest which follows a nice river with several waterfalls.

Reaching our destination, Bosque Encantado (Enchanted Forest), we are rewarded with fantastic views of different glaciers.

Here we set up our camp, cook a nice dinner, and enjoy this precious and wild place.

Day 3

Trek through Bosque Encantado – Lagunas Mellizas

  • 4 Hour Trek, 2 km / 1.2 mi +300m (984 ft.)
  • Night in Wilderness Camping (B-BL-D)

Waking up with one of a kind views, we prepare our breakfast and enjoy a relaxing start to our third day.

Our trek today continues upwards to Laguna Mellizas, a perfect site to rest during the afternoon and enjoy the views over the glaciers.

We are in a typical mountain atmosphere here and will set up our camp for the evening.

Day 4

Lagunas Mellizas – La Picada Pass – La Tinita

  • 4 Hour Trek, 7.5 km / 4.6 mi +300m (984 ft.), -500m (1,640 ft.)
  • Night in Wilderness Camping (B-BL-D)

Today’s trek takes us upwards to reach “la picada” pass, the trek’s highest point, before going back down into the forgotten valley.

Here we trek trough the valley up to La Tinita camp, another perfect spot to enjoy the views on the surrounding mountains and glaciers.

Day 5

Trek La Tinita – Glacier Viewpoint – La Joyita

  • 7 Hour Trek, 10 km / 6.2 mi, +300m (984 ft.), -500m (1,640 ft.)
  • Night in Wilderness Camping (B-BL-D)

Our fifth day takes us amongst mountainous peaks, lakes and glaciers.

We will start with a trek down to “el balcon” (the balcony) a perfect place to have lunch with fantastic scenery.

After taking in the views and enjoying a relaxing lunch, we must start a climb to reach the glacier viewpoint where we can get a perfect 360 degree panorama of the glaciers that lie around us.

We finally continue our way down to ‘La Joyita’ crossing one of the wildest part of our trekking. After a full day of demanding adventure we reach our camp where we relax and settle in for the night.

Day 6

La Joyita – Rest Day or Climb to View Point

  • Optional 2 Hour Trek, 1 km / .6 mi
  • Night in Wilderness Camping (B-BL-D)

This day can be used as an extra day in case of bad weather or if the group needs to rest at camp.

If the group is on schedule, a small climb to a very nice view point in the middle of the rocky and Icy walls of the impressive mountain can be enjoyed followed by a second night at the same camp.

Day 7

Trek from La Joyita – Forgotten Valley

  • 5 Hour Trek,  6.5 km / 4 mi, -400m (1,312 ft.)
  • Night in Wilderness Camping (B-BL-D)

Today we pack up our camp and trek down to Valle Olvidado camp (Forgotten Valley).

We follow a river and cross beautiful ancient forests before reaching the bottom of the valley where we set up our camp and rest here for the night.

Day 8

Trek to Grey Lake – Boat Transfer to Pesebre Camp

  • 3 Hour Trek,  6 km / 3.7 mi, -100m (328 ft.)
  • Night in Wilderness Camping (B-BL-D)

Our eighth day begins by trekking through the forgotten valley to Grey Lake where we take a short boat transfer before continuing our trek to Pesebre Camp where we will spend our evening together once again.

Day 9

Navigation to Glaciers & Optional Ice-Hike – Rest Day at Pesebre Camp

  • 1 Hour Boat Navigation, Optional Ice-Hike
  • Night in Wilderness Camping (B-BL-D)

Today is an easy and restful day at camp. We will enjoy a navigation to the glacier front in the afternoon with the option to enjoy an ice-hike if desired.

Arriving back to camp, we’ll relax and share hot drinks and a good laugh re-living our experience so far.

Day 10

Trek to Pesebre Camp Surroundings – Jet Boat to Terra Luna

  • 1 Hour Boat Navigation
  • Night at Terra Luna Lodge (B-BL- D)

Today is our last day trekking as we enjoy the day exploring the surroundings of Pesebre Camp.

In the afternoon we take a jet boat ride to Terra Luna Lodge where we will check-in and rest in the warmth and comfort of this beautiful lodge on the shores of Lake General Carrera.

We’ll enjoy a nice farewell dinner together before settling in for our last night in Aysén.

Day 11

Transfer to Balmaceda Airport

  • 5 Hour Transfer

After breakfast in the lodge, a transfer will take you back to the Balmaceda airport for your departing flight.

A lunch will also be provided on your last day.


  • All Private Transportation Indicated in Schedule
  • All Meals Indicated in Schedule (B: breakfast, L: lunch, BL: box lunch, D: dinner)
  • 1 Hour Helicopter for Logistical Support
  • Entrance Fees to Parks
  • Two Nights in Terra Luna Lodge (Shared Standard Rooms)
  • Two Person Tents & Camping Infrastructure (Except Sleeping Bags/Mats and Personal Belongings)
  • Guide (English-Spanish speaking)
  • Boat Navigations Indicated in Schedule


  • Domestic or International Flights
  • Medical Expenses
  • Insurance of Any Kind
  • Additional Nights Lodging
  • Sleeping Bag / Sleeping Mattress
  • Alcoholic & Non Alcoholic Drinks Not Included in Meals
  • Porters
  • Gratuities for Guide & Driver

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Balmaceda Airport






Terra Luna Lodge

Terra Luna Lodge is located on the shores of the beautiful General Carrera Lake. The main lodge offers 4 triplex units, each with 2 double & 1 single rooms, 1 full bathroom, living area and direct access to the terrace. There are no private kitchens in these units as the restaurant is located in the same building. For those looking for ultimate relaxation, guests can upgrade to one of the several private cabins which have hot tubs and a private deck with fantastic views. The perfect base camp to discover the region!

Wilderness Camping

During our trek we will carry all the necessary gear needed for our nights spent backcountry camping. Guests will share the weight of gear and equipment including tents, personal sleeping bags & mats, food, cooking utensils, water, and gear. Our evenings will be spent camping in the pristine and rugged wilderness of this remarkable region without modern facilities or resources.

Dates & Prices

Program prices are determined on the final number of confirmed guests in a group. The per person price lowers as more guests join the group. Chile Nativo operates with a maximum of 8 guests per departure which allows for a high level of individualized service and an unforgettable personalized experience.

PRICES FOR SEASON 2023/2024: (valid until April 2024)

2 Guests Total in Group: USD$ 4.295 per person
3 Guests Total in Group: USD$ 3.795 per person
4-8 Guests Total in Group: USD$ 3.595 per person



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SY Joyce Kan
SY Joyce Kan
Amazing trip! We joined the Torres Del Paine 7 day O trek tour - note that this tour is not a complete O Trek but skipping the part from Camp Frances to Las Torres, which worked in our favour as our holiday is limited and we won’t miss much. Our guide, Debbie was knowledgeable and amicable, and very passionate about hiking. Unfortunately I fell sick during the hike and wished to leave a day earlier than planned. Debbie and Chile Nativo quickly rearranged transportation for us and was very helpful. Throughout the whole process Chile Nativo was very responsive. We had a memorable journey and I would highly recommend Chile Nativo.
Jim Garvin
Jim Garvin
Fantastic experience! We were booked with Chile Nativo via Swoop and had a wonderful experience. Our guides, Tim & Lucile, were awesome. We really enjoyed their company. They were very knowledgeable about the region (the history, animals, landscape, etc). Highly recommend.
Olivia Evans
Olivia Evans
I booked the independent, self-guided Torres Del Paine trek with Chile Nativo’s help and was so glad I did. When I looked to book on my own, everything was all reserved in Torres Del Paine and Chile Nativo was the only agency that could help me find a spot still. To still be able to go on the trip when I wanted to go, to not have to spend so much time planning all the logistics, to get a local’s recommendations on the best way to do the trek…but STILL get to do the trek on my own was amazing and worth every penny. In particular Paolina at the agency was incredibly helpful. I would recommend this agency to anyone looking to hike in Torres del Paine.
Chiloe Natural (chiloenatural)
Chiloe Natural (chiloenatural)
Serious, professional, and friendly Tour Agency in Puerto Natales that will cater your needs in Patagonia and Torres del Paine.
Kevin Jobst
Kevin Jobst
Hiking in Torres with Pepa is like walking with your smartest and wisest friend. She has an incredible depth of knowledge in everything from mycology to government, from geology to history. She is fiercely passionate about conservation and our planet and has dedicated her life to making our world a better place. Our two porters Filipe and Bastian were both incredibly strong and highly professional. Always in the know on where to set up the tent, they picked the best spot in every site we were at. Also, they were an absolute blast to hang out with after the long days hiking. I cannot recommend this particular team highly enough and if you are passionate about the environment, making the world a better place, learning everything there is to know about glaciers, mushrooms, Patagonia, the history of Chile, magma intrusions and edible berries request them by name. Thank you to all three of you for making our experience so special and I hope our paths cross again.
Brad Smith
Brad Smith
Our Torres Del Paine Plus trip was fantastic! A great crew of newly-made friends, guided by Izabella “La Professora”, on a journey beyond expectations. What a great time, a balance of hiking and touring. DO NOT miss the pumas!!! I will definitely go with the Chile Nativo team again, and thanks to Nestor & Juan too!
Senga Simpson
Senga Simpson
Excellent service. Thank you Vicky
Lukas Winegarner
Lukas Winegarner
Camilo is ledged! Chile Nativo is extremely experienced and knowledgeable - I would highly recommend booking directly through them. We were a group of 8 doing the O 7 day hike and everything was great! Thanks to Camilo & Tomas and all of our porters!


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