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From Puerto Natales: Full-Day French Valley Hike10 Reviews
Take a hike along one of the most beautiful paths in Torres del Paine National Park. Set in an area of natural and outstanding beauty, the French Valley has incredible landscapes, dominated by giant granite formations that ensure stunning views.
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DescriptionBegin your morning with an early morning pickup from your accommodation and head towards Torres del Paine National Park. After an approximately 2-hour drive, arrive at Pudeto sector to embark on a 30-minute catamaran ride towards the Paine Grande camping site. Upon arrival, your hike towards the French Valley begins. Walk along Pehoe Lake while enjoying the view of Paine Horns. Once reaching the “Italiano Campsite”, continue on until the spectacular French Valley lookout. At this point you will also be able to observe the magnificent granite formations of the Paine Massif. Take a path part of the W-trail, and in 1.5-hours arrive at the French Valley lookout where it's possible to see the three peaks of Hoja, Espada, and Fortaleza. Take a break at the lookout to rest and have lunch. Return by the same route you came to embark again on the catamaran by Paine Grande Refugio towards Pudeto. After your 20-kilometer hike relax during your drive back to Puerto Natales with an arrival time of about 8:00 PM.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off Certified, English and Spanish-speaking guide Hiking poles First aid kit
- Wear warm and comfortable clothes (layered clothing if possible)
- Wearing waterproof shoes is recommended
- You should be in good physical condition for the hikes
- Bring sunglasses and sunscreen
- Carry necessary medication