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From September to April. (Easter included). From Monday to Sunday
This tour service is not available this following days: 24 th, 25 th, 31 th December and 1 st January
FULL DAY TORRES DEL PAINE
Pick up from your hotel in El Calafate at 6.20 am
Box lunch is included.
The Always Glaciers Full Day tour to the world known Torres del Paine National Park, brings passengers the possibility to visit almost all the National Park area, by riding over different roads that surrounds Torres del Paine mountain massif and discover the most beautiful Patagonian landscapes, directly (without need to go through Puerto Natales first).
We have modern buses, expert drivers and bilingual specialized tourist guides also entitled by the Chilenean National Park administration.
Starting from El Calafate, Argentina, our pick up time would be 06.20 AM from the hotel (radius of 3km from downtown). Please bear in mind that 06.20 AM is estimated.
We will be arriving to the frontier (Cerro Castillo) around 10:30 AM, and once the paperwork is finished, we will have 30 minutes to change money, have a traditional breakfast, take some time to meet the locals and then go back to the road. Once everybody is ready to keep up, the big group will be divided on smaller buses, in order to give personalized service and move better through the different roads. Each bus will have a guide that will help you reach the best experience at the park.
We will arrive to the first attraction at 11:40 AM, “El Lago Sarmiento”, and make a brief stop to take the first pictures of the awesome landscape.
The next stop will be at Laguna Amarga, at 12:30 PM, this is one of the entrances to the park. In this point, the group will pay the National Park Fee.
Later, will be arriving to “Lago Nordenskjold”, a beautiful lake where you will be able to see the reflexion on its water, of one of the most important park attractions: Torres del Paine Peaks or “Cuernos del Paine”. An outstanding gift from nature. We will get to Pudeto area around 1:30 PM. From this point, we will begin a one hour and a half trekking to “Cuernos del Paine” and also “Salto Grande Fall” lookouts, which you can join or not (If the passengers decides not to hike, there is a possibility to stay in the bus)The bus will start the return to Laguna Amarga around 4.30PM, and continue to the frontier at 5:00 PM. We will arrive to Cerro Castillo at 6:00 PM.
Calafate 10:30 PM/ 11 PM | Puerto Natales: 7:30 PM/ 8 PM
* This excursion will not operate 25, 31 december and 1st. January
• Don’t forget your passport and additional papers if needed. The paperwork at the frontier could also represent a waiting time that ain’t Always Glaciers responsibility.
• The schedule could be modified because of wheather conditions, paperwork issues, etc without previous notice.
• The NP guide will get on the bus once you are in Chile. From El Calafate to Cerro Castillo (Chilean Frontier), the tour will be assisted by the company bus driver.
Personal id’s and visas (not every country – check with us!) are strictly needed to cross the frontier. Always Glaciers will not respond for personal problems on this matter.
In case a passenger can’t make it to Chile, will lose the money of the trip. The documentation needed:
• Argentinian (natural or permanent residents) or residents in Mercosur
countries: DNI or Personal ID.
• Other Nationalities: Passport with Chilenean Visa (Depending international
agreements (not every country – check with us!).
The company will not respond if the tour is delayed or not finished, because of bad weather conditions.
The Company has the right to modify the tour itinerary when it seems necessary.
If you want to carry food with you it will have to be packaged, dried. (for example: cereal bars, chips, cans, etc).
Please, do not bring fresh food (vegetables, meat, bread, etc) or liquids, the frontier staff may take ti away.
* Round Trip Transfer from your hotel in downtown El Calafate (3 km from town center)
* Box lunch is included.
National Park entrance free
Full Day Chaltén Los Glaciares National Park A full day in paradise
El Chaltén from El Calafate round trip full day
Low Season (From April 16th to September 30th): Tuesday ,Thursday, Saturday and Sunday – Pick up from 8:15 am
High Season (from October 1st to April 15th) : All days – Pick up from 7:15 am
Duration: 10 hours.
- Pick up 08.15 am From 16 th April to 31 st. August: TUESDAY, TURSDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
- Pick up 07.15 am From 1 st September to 15 April FROM MONDAY TO SUNDAY
This service was designed thinking on the public that prefers open air activities but guided and assisted by people that know the place, this service include a bilingual guide proficient in El Chalten area.
Along the way we will be making 3 stops, the fist one at the head of Lago Argentino, the second in La Leona and the third in the lookout point in Lago Viedma.
Once arrived at El Chalten we will be doing a little trekking to Mirador de los Cóndores , its duration is about 1:30 hs, this is a medium level trek since it has a step up climbing part..
Once finished we will be heading to Rancho Grande Hostel where the included lunch will be served, this lunch includes a main dish and a dessert.
Options for lunch:
-Locro -Lentil Stew -Cow or chicken breaded meat -Cannelloni -Grilled Lamb -Mashed potatoes, salad , french fries -Dessert will be confirmed at the site
Any special food requirement must be notified at booking time.
Lastly will be heading to the waterfall named Chorrillo del Salto , a low level trekking , estimated time 30 min
Around 06:00 pm hs we will be returning to El Calafate arriving there at 07.00 pm hs.aprox.
- Transfer round trip from and to the hotels in El Calafate
- Bilingual Tour Guide