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Paine O Circuit

The Paine O Circuit is the ultimate Paine challenge! It includes the world famous W circuit, but also, it goes around the Massif exploring some of the the wildest areas in the park. This is definitely an adventure for the brave and the nature lovers!

Itinerary

This trip starts in Puerto Natales, Patagonia, Chile

Briefing at our Office in Puerto Natales. We would live to meet you and solve any questions you may have!

 

Day 1Seron / Torres del Paine National Park

7:00 am, bus (2,5 hrs) to Torres del Paine National Park

One way hike from Las Torres information center to Seron

4 hrs, 9 km (300m altitude gain)

Highlights: Wildlife, Paine Hill, Paine River

Accommodation: Camping (gear included)

(Breakfast, lunch box and dinner included) Entrance free to Torres del Paine incldued

 

Day 2Dickson / Torres del Paine National Park

One way hike from Seron Campsite to DicksonRefuge

4 hrs, 9 km (300m altitude gain)

Highlights: Oggioni and “Cabeza de Indio” Mountains, Dickson Lake

Accommodation: Camping (gear included) or Refuge options available

(Breakfast, lunch box and dinner included)

 

Day 3 / Los Perros / Torres del Paine National Park

One way hike from Dickson Refuge to Los Perros Campsite

* There are no foods facilities in Los Perros Campsite, we provide the cooking gear and light trekking meals.

4 hrs, 9 km (450m altitude gain)

Highlights: Los Perros Glacier, Native Forests

Accommodation: Camping (gear included)

(Breakfast and lunch box included)

 

Day 4 / John Gardner’s Pass (1,350 m) / Grey Glacier / Torres del Paine National Park

Today you will have a long but rewarding hike: John Gardner’s Pass. One way hike from Los Perros campsite to Grey Refuge

9 to 10 hrs, 22 km (800m altitude gain)

Highlights: Southern Patagonian Ice field, Grey Glacier, Olguin Range.

Accommodation: Camping (gear included) or Refuge option available

(Dinner included)

 

Day 5 / Grey Glacier / Torres del Paine National Park

Rest day at Grey Glacier area. (extra day in case of bad weather the day before on the pass.)

You can also do extra activities like Ice Hike on Grey Glacier! (not included, extra cost)

Highlights: Grey Glacier, Grey Lake, Icebergs

Accommodation: Camping (gear included) or Refuge option available

(Breakfast, lunch box and dinner included)

 

Day 6 / Paine Grande / Torres del Paine National Park

One way hike from Grey Refuge to Paine Grande Refuge

3.5 to 4 hrs (11 km)

Highlights: Grey Glacier, Icebergs, Olguin Range, Paine Grande Mountain

Accommodation: Camping (gear included) or Refuge option available

(Breakfast, lunch box and dinner included)

 

Day 7 / Paine Horns, French Valley / Torres del Paine National Park

One Way hike to the stunning French Valley. You can decide how far to get into the Valley. Hike to Frances Domes

8 to 9 hrs 26 km  (500 m altitude gain)

Highlights: Pehoe Lake, Paine Horns, Paine Grande Mountain, French Glacier.

Accommodation: Camping (gear included) or Refuge option available

(Breakfast, lunch box and dinner included)

 

Day 8 / Paine Horns / Torres del Paine National Park

One way from Frances Domes to Las Torres Refuge

4 to 5 hours, (14 km)

Highlights: Nordenskjold Lake, Paine Horns, Almirante Nieto Mountain

(Breakfast, Dinner and lunch box included)

 

Day 9Base of the Paine Towers  / Torres del Paine National Park

Round trip hike to the Paine Towers Lookout! a unique view.

Trek: 7 hrs round trip, 19 km (700m altitude gain)

Bus back to Puerto Natales

Highlights: Wildlife, Almirante Nieto Mountain, Paine Towers.

(Breakfast and lunch box included)

 

End of Paine Circuit trip.

What's Included
  • Pre-trip support & logistics, full itinerary according to your flexible dates
  • Torres del Paine National Park entrance tickets
  • Accommodation: Camping with gear included (tent, sleeping bag, inflatable mattress) or Refugio options.
  • Transportation
  • Travel Guide Book (PDF document) with: The best local tips for your itinerary, what to bring and what to wear recommendations, map details, cool info of the area & emergency contacts.
  • On Site Briefing We will meet with you when you come to Patagonia before your trip to solve all your questions!
“We have backpacking experience and didn’t need a guide, and Hello Patagonia gave us the flexibility to do the trip we wanted but took care of all the details. We ended up staying in platform tents and refugios and had an unforgettable experience. It was cost efficient and money very well spent.”
Lynn Miranda (USA)February 2018 - Paine Circuit trip

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