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W TREK INDEPENDENT (5 DAYS)

Explore the famous highlights of Torres Del Paine at your own pace!

Overview

The ideal adventure for independent hikers wanting to experience the W Trek without guides, set dates or pre-departure planning. You’ll visit Torres del Paine’s three main highlights: the grandiose Towers, stirring French Valley and bewitching Grey Glacier. We prepare everything: briefing you beforehand, booking all services and providing a secure place to store your luggage.

Trip Highlights

• Complete W Trek
• Independent Hike – Enjoy at Your Own Pace!
• Trek to the Three Towers Base Lookout
• See Hanging Glaciers in the French Valley
• Get Close to the Immense Grey Glacier
• OptionalGrey Glacier Ice Hike or Kayaking Excursion on Grey Lake!
• All Logistics & Reservations Organized for You!

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Trip length

5 DAYS

Trip Level

3

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$1.195 per person

Start / End

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Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Torres del Paine, Self Guided Round-Trip HIke to the Towers Lookout

2 hours by public bus

30 miunute shuttle transfer

8-9 hours hiking roundtrip, 22km

Night at Camping or Refugio Las Torres (BL-D)

By 6:45AM you must be at the Bus Terminal in Puerto Natales where you will board the 7AM public bus which will take you straight to Torres del Paine National Park. The route passes grand estancias (ranches) and flat pampas, with many possibilities of spotting ñandus (Patagonian ostrich), guanacos, and a variety of bird species. At Laguna Amarga, the main entrance to the Park, you will collect your park entrance which is included in your program, then board a shuttle bound for your Refugio (Las Torres Sector). Here, you’ll leave your backpack at your accommodation and take your packed lunch (provided during your trek briefing in Puerto Natales held the day prior). Now you´re ready to begin the W Trek’s first highlight: the hike to the Towers lookout. A challenging trek - you’ll ascend following the Ascencio River into the Ascencio Valley. Here, take a moment to stop and observe the first glimpses of this gorgeous valley, complete with beech forests, glaciers and waterfalls. Continue uphill before beginning your ascent of the gigantic terminal moraine, 900 meters above sea level. At the top, you’ll be rewarded by the remarkable sight of the three Towers themselves. Rest a while, take photos and have lunch. Once ready, your descent is along the same path, taking you back to Las Torres where dinner will be served in your refugio and where you will rest your first evening.

*Upgrade to a Private Room in Hotel Las Torres (based on availability) - Ask a Trip Specialist to Reserve your Accommodation!

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Day 2

Self Guided Hike to Los Cuernos Lookout through Condor Territory

4-5 hours hiking, 13 km

Night at Camping/Refugio Los Cuernos or Domos Frances, based on availability (B-BL-D)

Enjoy breakfast at your Refugio and request your packed lunch before setting out for the day. Starting today’s trek, you’ll arrive at Inge Lagoon where chances are you’ll catch condors and other birds of prey circling the skies above you. The well-marked trail ascends 200 meters from the base of Almirante Nieto Mountain (2750 m) and crosses the Bader River to today’s destination - Refugio Los Cuernos or Domes Frances (depending on availability). Here, settle in, enjoy a good meal among fellow travelers, and rest beneath the immense moraine.

*Upgrade to a Private Cabin in Los Cuernos (based on availability) - Ask a Trip Specialist to Reserve Your Accommodation!

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Day 3

Self Guided Trek of the Dramatic French Valley & Pehoe Lake

8-9 hour hike, 18 km

Night at Camping or Refugio Paine Grande (B-BL-D)

Today’s hike is a challenging trek to heart of the Paine massif. The French Valley is a spectacular natural basin surrounded by peaks and hanging glaciers. After breakfast, request your packed lunch at the refugio and set off on a 2-hour hike through a winding path to the French River (one hour if your accommodation was at the French Domes). At the entrance to the French Valley - a glacial moraine - you’ll scramble over huge boulders and catch the first sight of the hanging glacier atop the valley. From this point, you’ll ascend for an hour through a dreamlike Japanese garden landscape before arriving at the French Valley viewpoint (the “Plateau”). Your reward is a heart-stirring bird’s eye view of granite peaks and hanging glaciers. To one side, the French Glacier and Paine Grande (3050 m); while to the other, La Espada, La Hoja, La Máscara and the main and north “horns” of Los Cuernos arch upwards. In the upper section of the Valley, Cerro Catedral and Cerro Fortaleza loom like turrets above the landscape. Take your time to have lunch at the viewpoint, surrounded by these imposing peaks and open skies. If time and energy levels allow, you can continue hiking for an additional hour through the Valley to the British Camp for yet another spectacular cirque (amphitheater-like formation) of mountains. You’ll descend via the same path until you reach the valley’s entrance, at which point you’ll continue around the south-west side of Paine Grande, Torres del Paine’s highest peak. This final leg passes through native firebush and evergreen beech forests to the shores of Pehoe Lake. Dinner will be served at Refugio Paine Grande where you will spend your third evening.

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Day 4

Trek to Grey Glacier, *Optional Kayak on Grey Lake (must book in advance)

4 hours hiking, 11 km

Night at Refugio Grey (B-BL-D)

Set out early after breakfast, ascending 200 meters through the narrow winding path to Laguna Los Patos. Here, you’ll see sections of the massive Southern Patagonian Ice Field, a geological phenomenon that still hides many unclimbed mountains. From here you’ll continue to Grey Glacier’s lookout point, passing forests and rivers, with possible sightings of the spectacled and flightless steamer ducks that call them home. Pass by your Refugio beforehand, so you can drop off your backpack and head to the lookout to eat your packed lunches with the mammoth Grey Glacier at your feet. In the afternoon you will have the option to take part in a 2.5 hour kayak excursion on Grey Lake (USD$ 100 per person, advance booking required). Dinner will be served at the Refugio followed by an evening of rest in this spectacular area.

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Day 5

*Optional Morning Ice Hike or Kayak (must book in advance) or Trek to Bridges - Hike to Paine Grande - Catamaran - Public Bus to Puerto Natales

4 hours hiking, 11 km

35 minutes by Catamaran

3 hours by public bus (B-BL)

This morning is yours to enjoy at leisure! Options include a 5 hour ice trek on Grey Glacier (USD$ 160 per person), 2.5 hour kayak excursion in Grey Lake (USD$ 100 per person) or an additional hike (8 km, about 3 hours return) to the hanging bridges for a magnificent view of Grey Glacier (independent hikers without guides are only permitted to go to the second hanging bridge). Please remember that you must book your optional excursion in advance with one of our travel specialists. Whatever you choose to do, you’ll later walk back along the same path to Paine Grande to catch the last catamaran across Pehoe Lake (check catamaran and walking times with Refugio staff in the morning to ensure you arrive in time). While hiking, take in views of Paine Grande and the powerful, almost muscular granite walls of Cordon Olguín. At the other side of Pehoe Lake, a public bus will be waiting to drive you to Puerto Natales. Since you will be arriving in town around 22:00 hrs (10:00PM) you should consider spending the night in Puerto Natales.

INCLUDED

  • All Public Transportation Indicated in Schedule
  • Shuttle in Between Laguna Amarga & Refugio Las Torres
  • Entrance Fee to Torres del Paine National Park
  • Four Nights Accommodation in Mountain Refugios or Camping
  • Bedding, Fresh Linens, & Pillow for Refugio Accommodations / Sleeping Bag, Sleeping Liner, & Tent for Camping Accommodations
  • Catamaran to Cross the Pehoe Lake
  • All Meals Indicated in Schedule (B: Breakfast, BL: Box Lunch, D: Dinner)

NOT INCLUDED

  • Any Additional Nights
  • Kayak or Ice Hike Excursion at Grey
  • Medical Expenses
  • Insurance of Any Kind
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Dinner on Day 5 in Puerto Natales
  • Any Alcoholic and/or Non-Alcoholic Drinks at the Refugios Except for the Drinks Included in the Menu
  • Guide or Porters

Trip length

5 DAYS

Trip Level

3

DEMANDING

From USD

$1.195 per person

Start / End

PUERTO NATALES

Spaces:

NO MIN OR MAX

Season

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OCTOBER
NOVEMBER
DECEMBRE
JANUARY
FEBRUARY
MARCH
APRIL

Lodgings

Hotel Las Torres

Ideally located at the base of the trails leading to the viewing point of the Towers peaks, Valle del Silencio, and “W” hikes, this former estancia turned Hotel, offers 57 comfortable rooms with central heating and telephone and a the only full service spa available in the park. The excellent quality of both service and food is the main characteristic of this Hotel.

Mountain Lodge (Refugio) Torres Central & North

The Mountain lodges of Torres Central and North are two comfortable refugios located at the base of the hike to the Towers lookout and part of the “W” and “Circuit” walks. They are within walking distance to the Hotel Spa at Las Torres for a variety of services including massage and saunas. There are 6 beds to each room (bunk-bed style) with shared bathrooms and hot water.

Mountain Lodge (Refugio) Los Cuernos

On the shore of lake Nordenskjöld nestled in a Coihue Forest lays Refugio Los Cuernos with 32 beds. This cozy lodge is located on the “W” circuit walking between the French Valley and the Torres del Paine lookout and base camp area. There are 6 beds to each room (bunk-bed style) and have a shared bathrooms with hot water.

Domo Frances

Located 1 hour trekking from Los Cuernos sector to the West (between Cuernos and Italiano camping sites), with an amazing view of Nordenskjöld lake, Cuernos del Paine and Paine Grande Mountain.
3 Domes with private bathroom for 8 people each (shared bathroom and dome). Accommodation: Bed with Sleeping Bag Included in bunk beds.

Mountain Lodge (Refugio) Paine Grande

Paine Grande is a large and modern refugio set on the banks of the Lake Pehoe, including internet connection and full service bar. It’s the jump off point for the catamaran crossing Lake Pehoe and the walks to the French and Grey Valleys part of the “W” and “Circuit” hikes.
There are 6 beds to each room (bunk-bed style) and have shared bathrooms with hot water.

Mountain Lodge (Refugio) Grey

Ideally situated on the edge of Lake Grey, this refugio is in a forest of Lenga trees. A small and cozy hut, with a privileged access to the Grey Glacier and is part of the “W” and “Circuit” hikes.
There are 6 beds to each room (bunk-bed style) and have shared bathrooms with hot water.

Dates & Prices

PRICES FOR SEASON 2020/2021: (valid until April 2021)

USD$ 1.195 per person


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Book now, Travel Later gives our guests the flexibility to reserve with a reduced deposit now for their program of choice during our 2020/21 season with our updated booking and cancelation terms. Choose any departure date prior to the end of the season on April 30th, 2021 (subject to availability).

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FAQ's

Q: Where do I keep my luggage that I won´t need during my trek while I am hiking in the park?
A: The majority of the hotels and hostels will store luggage for their guests who are staying with them prior to and after their travels in the park. If not, we will happily store your luggage securely in our office until you arrive back from your trek and will deliver this to your hotel where you will be staying in Puerto Natales. We ask that you come to our Office between the hours of 09:00 – 13:00 or 15:00 – 19:00 to drop these off if you are not able to make it to the briefing the day prior to your trip.

Q: If I´m reserved in the campsites, do I need to travel with my own sleeping bag and tent?
A: In the case that campsites are the only available accommodation for you during 1 or more nights of your W Trek, your tent, sleeping bag, and sleeping mat are all included in your reservation. These will be setup upon your arrival to each refugio and there is no need to bring your own camping gear along your trek!

Q: If I´m doing this on my own, how do I get my park & reservation passes?
A: Don´t worry – we´ve got you covered. During your program briefing in our office the day prior to your trek, we will provide you with your detailed program itinerary, all your transfer & reservation vouchers, park entrance passes, and your box lunch for your first day. In the case that you arrive late to Puerto Natales and are not able to make the briefing, we will deliver all your program details in a sealed envelope at the front reception of your hotel or accommodation where you will be staying at in Puerto Natales.

Q: Can I upgrade to a private accommodation each night along the W Trek?
A: You may upgrade to a private accommodation in Hotel Las Torres on night 1 for an additional charge. You may also upgrade to a private cabin in Los Cuernos on the second night of the W Trek for an additional per person charge. Both upgrades are based on availability at the time of your request. The last 2 nights of the W Trek will be spent in shared refugio accommodations or a 2-person tent in the campsite.

Q: Is there water available along the trails?
A: Yes! Each day you will have the opportunity to fill up your reusable water bottle prior to departing the refugios. The first day you will have the opportunity to fill your water bottle at Refugio Chileno in route to the base of the towers. On day 2, be sure to fill up your water bottle prior to leaving for Los Cuernos as there are no other refugios along the way. On the third day´s hike of the French Valley, be sure to have plenty of water ready for your trek of the French Valley and can also re-fill at Frances in route along the way. Day 4 you can fill up at Refugio Paine Grande before setting out for your short trek to Refugio Grey. Only drink from natural water sources that you know are safe.

Q: What time will I finish my trek on the last day and arrive back to Puerto Natales?
A: After hiking back to Refugio Paine Grande from Refugio Grey on the last day of your program, you will take the 35 minute catamaran across Lake Pehoe to Pudeto where you will then connect on the public bus which will bring you back to Puerto Natales (bus terminal). Trekkers who take the last catamaran and bus from the park will arrive back to Puerto Natales around 22:00hrs. If you wish to upgrade to the Grey Glacier Navigation which leaves directly from Refugio Grey, you may reserve this in advance. Upon completing the Grey III Navigation – a highlight experience in Torres Del Paine – a private transfer awaits you to bring you back to Puerto Natales, arriving around 18:00hrs.

Q: Can I do the route in reverse – from West to East?
A: Absolutely! We are able to organize the west to east route for you if you wish and based on availability in the refugios for the respected nights necessary.

Add-Ons & Upgrades

PRIVATE DEPARTURES AVAILABLE – PLEASE CONTACT A TRIP SPECIALIST TO PLAN YOUR TREK!

OPTIONAL SERVICES: (must be booked in advance)
– Private Transfer to/from Punta Arenas Airport/Puerto Natales: *Price depends on total number of guests

– Public Bus Punta Arenas to/from Puerto Natales: USD$ 15 per guest, per way

– Private transfer to Torres del Paine Day 1 USD$220 (1 guest); USD$110 per person (2 guests)

– Private Porter Service for 4 Days: USD$ 600 *If you want to avoid carrying too much weight you can pay for a private porter. Our porters carry a maximum of 15 kilos in a dry bag which we provide to you. This service is usually good to share between 2 – 3 people and must be booked for 3 days (Day 2 to 5).

EQUIPMENT RENTAL: (must be booked in advance)
– Trekking Poles: USD$ 6 per pair, per day

UPGRADES: (must be booked in advance)
On some days, alternatives to camping are available *subject to availability
Day 1: Upgrade to Private Room in Hotel Las Torres: USD$ 330 (single occupancy); USD$130 per person (double occupancy)

Day 2: Upgrade to Cabin in Los Cuernos: USD$255 (1 guest, single occupancy); USD$80 per person (2 guests, double occupancy). Private cabin is at a walking distance from the main Refugio and next to a small waterfall. The cabins share bathrooms only in between cabin guests (8, 2-person cabins total).

Day 4 in the Afternoon: Kayak on Grey Lake USD$100 per person


Day 5 in the Morning: Ice Hike on Glacier Grey or Kayak on Grey Lake USD$160 per person for Ice Hike or USD$ 100 per person for Kayak

Day 5: Grey Glacier Navigation + Private Transfer to Puerto Natales USD$260 (1 guest) USD$160 per person (2 guests) *Please Inquire for price for more than 2 guests

Day 5: Night in Hotel Lago Grey & Private Transfer to Puerto Natales on Day 6 – Ask a Trip Specialist for Details About this Option!

Contact A Trip Specialists for Our Longer (6 Day) Version of this Program!

Reviews

It was a very nice trip and everything run smoothly. Especially considering the current situation, we were very lucky to still enjoy it. It was very easy to do the reservation and it saved us a lot of time and headache.

Independent W Trek, Solvejg, Norway

Our trip was fantastic. We booked later than our friends and the representatives at Chile Nativo were excellent in their efforts to make sure our trip was able to match with our friend’s as close as possible. Very helpful. We had a wonderful night at Los Cuernos where our cabin was amazing. Great meal and we met some lovely people. What we enjoyed was – meeting so many different people on our journey and meeting up again and again during the hostel stays and our trek,

Independent W Trek, Gillian H., United Kingdom

Great experience and really took the stress out of planning!

Independent W Trek, Phil M., USA

Trip was very well planned and the briefing had me well prepared. Booking (really short term) was easy and Chile Nativo staff was very helpful (e.g. providing offers on how to make it work with time restrictions I had).

Independent W Trek, Julian W., Germany

Very smooth with bus vouchers and vouchers for the Refugio’s and park fees. All went very smooth and hazel free.For people who like to travel & hike independently this is a wonderful way to go with Chile Nativo. Not speaking Spanish it would have been difficult to arrange the logistics of this trek ourselves.

Kathryn Hobbs/Craig Aldworth, USA

Everything was perfect. The trek is amazing, and certainly is one of the best things I’ve done in my life. As for Chile Nativo, they were also very professionals, since the begging when I was planning my trips. Took out all my doubts about the trail, things to take there, itinerary… Everything. I’m really pleased I’ve chosen Chile Nativo to schedule my trip.

Alexandre C., Brazil

Chile Nativo is an excellent company. Friendly and helpful and communicative, they provided excellent arrangements for our family to complete the W Trek by essentially just showing up. I highly recommend Chile Nativo!

Kristin Wagner, USA

Completing the W was a wonderful experience. Chile Nativo was there supporting us during the preparation and most importantly during the trek after my wife got hurt. We could have not done without Chile Nativo support.

Maurizio Gianola, USA

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    Sashi Perera
    Sashi Perera
    2020-03-26T03:03:07+0000
    The staff at Chile Nativo were so helpful with our pre trip enquiries. The plan and briefing we received for our 5 day... Independent W Trek were so useful, we enjoyed every moment of our trek. Big thanks to the team for a very memorable experience.read more
    Katie Kow
    Katie Kow
    2020-03-17T15:59:20+0000
    Seamlessly communicated and executed trip! Would recommend for sure!
    Fionna Tod
    Fionna Tod
    2020-02-26T15:41:33+0000
    Chile Nativo organised our self-guided 4 day trek in Torres del Paine and it was amazing. They arranged all the... transport, food and accommodation so all we needed to do was enjoy the hiking- which we certainly did! I would definitely use them again for similar adventures in the future.read more
    Fernanda Lela
    Fernanda Lela
    2020-01-19T04:47:14+0000
    Melhor empresa de turismo do Chile
    Mary Schmitz
    Mary Schmitz
    2019-08-25T14:00:18+0000
    I had the most amazing trip of my life with these guys - trekking around the Big O circuit. Incredible! Our guide,... Mauricio Vargas Delgado, knew every detail of the route. Getting the trip set up was easy - the staff is very responsive to any questions during planning and booking.read more
    Edric Subur
    Edric Subur
    2019-08-14T12:15:49+0000
    I am very happy with the service Chile Nativo provided. First of all, the experience during the trip itself was... amazing, the accommodation was more than I could ask for, the snack was delicious and our guide was not only very friendly but also extremely intelligent - he could answer all kind of questions we threw him about the park, animals, and geography! But the best part of Chile Nativo came up when a crisis hit. I got on the wrong bus the day before the tour started which prevented me from getting to the tour in time as a result. Daniella and Johana from the team were incredibly resourceful and kind to help me out of this situation. They worked after hours to help me find a private car that was willing to drive me from El Calafate to Puerto Natales in Chile. Johana even came to the office early morning to greet me and attend to me. I was beyond grateful for their professional service that really goes the extra mile in making sure I get to make to my trip and enjoy it thoroughly. Highly recommend Chille Nativo to everyone visiting Patagonia!read more
    Peter Noorani
    Peter Noorani
    2019-05-21T01:53:34+0000
    Working with Chile Nativo was a very positive experience. They were able to accommodate our dates with no issues,... despite the dates being offset from their usual schedule. Everyone we worked with was communicative and helpful, and we felt well prepared given the information (e.g. packing list) they provided. The most important benefit of traveling with Chile Nativo was our access to one of their guides, Fernando.I cannot give enough positive feedback for Fernando. While everything you'd expect from a good guide was present, Fernando delivers so far above and beyond what's expected. Any question we had about a tree, for example, Fernando could answer, and then provide several layers more detail and information. I’ve never been hugely into geology, but Fernando’s knowledge of the rock formations in the park added a fascinating element to our hike; everything around us became even more interesting. By the afternoon of the first day, it felt as though we were hiking with a good friend who happened to know everything about the park. We were genuinely sad to leave once the trip was complete. The entire time, I felt that we were getting the very most out of our hike, and that Fernando knew the tips and tricks to avoiding crowds and getting the best views. A huge plus is his photography skills, too! Fernando was recommended to us by a friend, and we’ve been insistent to all our friends who’ve asked about our trip that they should also use Chile Nativo and ask for Fernando.read more
    Amy Roberts
    Amy Roberts
    2019-04-20T17:06:56+0000
    Upon booking two weeks in Antarctica, I added this trip as an afterthought. And after spending time on the seventh... continent, I was worried nothing else would impress or excite me. Boy, was I wrong! Trekking in Patagonia was equally as mesmerizing. From the stunning scenery, to our naturalist guide, the accommodations, and food, the entire experience goes toe-to-toe with Antartica. My only regret is that I ever considered it an add on. I plan to return to give Patagonia the proper time and attention it deserves.read more
    Eline Lonchay
    Eline Lonchay
    2019-03-29T18:51:04+0000
    I did the Fjord Trail with Chile Nativo and it was beautiful! The landscapes surpass what you can even imagine. We were... the only ones in nature for 3 days! The horses were nice, I had never done this before and I felt safe. I was never cold at night (make sure you rent your sleeping bag for this). We finished our tour with a boat trip on the Serrano River, back to Puerto Natales and we got to see the Balmacero Glacier and the Serrano Glacier (and walk around it). It is well organized and definitely a different way to travel and see nature in Patagonia !read more
    Nerile Rimiene
    Nerile Rimiene
    2019-02-21T17:53:11+0000
    We had W trek in Patagonia in February 2019. Everything was organized perfectly, thanx a lot! Enjoyed a lot! That was... the only company who managed to organize trek on our particular dates and everything went just smoothly.read more
    Joe Williams
    Joe Williams
    2019-01-30T14:57:50+0000
    Excellent trip to Torres Del Paine. Chile Nativo handled everything from front to back. Including bus rides to and from... airport and everything in between.read more
    Carter Sample
    Carter Sample
    2019-01-15T22:21:39+0000
    My wife and I just completed the O Circuit with Chile Nativo. Our guides Fernando and Ignacio were absolutely amazing!... Aside from the beautiful trip, we learned so much because of Chile Nativo Travel and our two guides. They were very accommodating of my wife's food allergies and were constantly upbeat and encouraging to us and our group. They even taped up ankles and sore joints when we expressed any sort of discomfort. A+ experience all around!read more
    Donna Murr
    Donna Murr
    2018-12-15T20:38:18+0000
    Our two fantastic, knowledgeable and fun guides (with very good English) helped to make our W hike an unforgettable... experience.read more
    Serena Clardie
    Serena Clardie
    2018-12-03T19:44:14+0000
    I can't recommend this company enough! The initial planning and email correspondence leading up to our trip was... professional and seamless. They even took care of adding on and planning an additional leg to our trip to Argentinean Patagonia with a reliable local company there. Most importantly though, our Fast Trek W trip with Chile Nativo was everything we hoped it would be and more. Our guides, Baru and Nacio, were THE BEST. I was sad to leave them at the end of our 3 days together. They were responsible, knowledgeable, kind and so much fun - and they kept us going when spirits might have been a little down after 2 straight days of pouring rain and relentless wind. :) The camp is fantastic - the domes were super comfortable and the dining hall dome was a great meeting place to eat (and stretch and drink wine and pisco and even dance!). The drivers were great, the chefs were impressive (thanks Alexis!! - the food was an unexpected treat because it was seriously good, not just camping good). We somehow also managed to get extra lucky and click with the rest of the people in our group and are already planning our next trip together, so thanks for that added bonus! It was a magical trip that we will never forget. Thanks Chile Nativo! ❤️read more
    Adrienna Bunti Robotham
    Adrienna Bunti Robotham
    2018-11-10T02:39:56+0000
    We had a once in a lifetime experience with Chile Nativo and Felipe which we will never forget. We enjoyed the 5D/4N... Torres del Paine Winter Multisport Adventure in early September. It was fantastic to be there in the “fringe” season, the weather was beautiful and we felt like we had the place to ourselves! We were very fortunate to have Felipe all to ourselves as well, giving us flexibility around our capabilities and the weather. Felipe was incredibly knowledgeable about the area, the fauna, flora and even the geology (which impressed me as I’m a geologist!!). Felipe’s English is perfect, his cooking was delicious, and we felt very much at home during our trip. Our kayaking was cancelled due to very extreme weather, and Felipe not only found an alternative for the day for us, but also arranged for a generous refund.There was an issue with our international bank payment (through no fault of Chile Nativo’s) and the entire team continued to communicate with us and chase the payment at their end for weeks. We really appreciated this!Cannot recommend Chile Nativo, Felipe and Torres del Paine enough!read more
    Jorge Orellana Benado
    Jorge Orellana Benado
    2018-04-17T20:53:04+0000
    Beatriz Ahumada
    Beatriz Ahumada
    2018-04-04T22:25:47+0000
    Extraordinario..... excelente calidad y profesionalismo de los guías y todos los que colaboran en el campamento... .....y además que el paisaje de las torres del Paine es maravilloso.. pero la gente de chile nativo hacen que uno lo disfrute y viva al máximo.... gracias por todo...read more
    Edgardo Songer
    Edgardo Songer
    2018-04-04T22:10:45+0000
    Fue un viaje que superó las espectativas la calidad de el staff la calidad de los equipos todo perfecto
    Pamela Farias Valenzuela
    Pamela Farias Valenzuela
    2018-04-04T22:01:21+0000
    Excelente grupo Profesional, Guías con conocimientos, puntuales en los Tours. Variedad de alternativas para recorrer... la Patagonia. Los Campamentos con Domos son muy cómodos y las comidas están muy bien equilibradas. Se ve que conocen muy bien el lugar y su clima y que les gusta lo que hacen. Recomendable 100%read more
    Miguel Angel Meca Cortes
    Miguel Angel Meca Cortes
    2018-04-04T21:00:43+0000
    Excelente logistica, guias con conocimientos en todas las areas(de lo q preguntabas tenuas una respuesta ), campamento... base, un lujo los domos en rio serrano; comidas, transporte y excursiones a otro nivel, mas que recomendableread more
    Darko Beovic P.
    Darko Beovic P.
    2018-04-04T19:36:42+0000
    Chelsea Fuller
    Chelsea Fuller
    2018-02-01T13:56:55+0000
    My boyfriend and I were stuck when we waited too long to book accommodations in Torres del Paine for a trek we only had... 4 days of our trip to cover. A friend of a friend sent us to Chile Nativo (he had recently completed travel they helped book), and they saved the day. They tailored a trek according to our tight timeline. The route (thanks to Cecilia), the refugios, the adjustments to plan (thanks to Valentina in the Puerto Natales office), the warm hospitality (namely from Luis the van driver) and the overall organization left us with so little to have to think about that we could focus solely on enjoying ourselves...and on weathering the elements!Highly recommended.read more
    Ambreen Shah
    Ambreen Shah
    2017-12-21T00:25:13+0000
    Amazing experience . Loved our guides Hym and Palin . They are very hard working and want us to have best experience
    Kim Tonka
    Kim Tonka
    2017-11-26T14:15:38+0000
    Cyril Keiffer
    Cyril Keiffer
    2017-08-09T17:46:02+0000
    Charlie and I had the most wonderful experience working with Isadora at Chile Nativo to plan our Patagonia trip. She... was a great communicator and organized everything for us based upon a great dialog between us with her. Our guide, Felipe Zuniga could not have been more wonderful. He was flexible and brought an amazing knowledge and experience to our trip that could not be equaled. Our memories of our honeymoon in Patagonia will always bring a smile and great memories! Hopefully we get the opportunity to return!read more
    Jose Antonio Valenzuela Allel
    Jose Antonio Valenzuela Allel
    2017-07-17T02:08:36+0000
    Maria Paulina Fuentes Gandolfo
    Maria Paulina Fuentes Gandolfo
    2017-07-17T00:09:25+0000
    Gonzalo Fuenzalida
    Gonzalo Fuenzalida
    2017-05-21T00:47:17+0000
    Ignacio Verdugo Ramírez de Arellano
    Ignacio Verdugo Ramírez de Arellano
    2017-05-20T18:29:22+0000
    Marcela Hernandez Doepking
    Marcela Hernandez Doepking
    2017-05-20T15:32:30+0000
    Cristian Sepulveda
    Cristian Sepulveda
    2017-05-02T05:43:11+0000
    Increible que esta ya sea mi cuarta aventura con ellos. Realmente profesionales, conocen muy bien su trabajo.... Experiencia inolvidable. Gracias y espero volver pronto por otro aventuron en la #Patagonia.read more
    Matias Fuenzalida Santos
    Matias Fuenzalida Santos
    2017-03-22T14:01:33+0000
    Fernando Hidalgo
    Fernando Hidalgo
    2017-03-22T13:19:10+0000
    Pablo Rivera A
    Pablo Rivera A
    2016-10-28T17:17:18+0000
    Conocer y experimentar la Naturaleza en todo su esplendor con un equipo profesional, con conocimientos que enriquecen... la experiencia y la transforman en una vivencia inolvidable!read more
    Milén Valletta Yau
    Milén Valletta Yau
    2015-08-29T11:17:55+0000
    Marcia Andrea Chacon
    Marcia Andrea Chacon
    2015-04-20T22:54:07+0000
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