Torres del Paine Day Trip from El Calafate

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This excursion from El Calafate lets you see the highlights of Torres del Paine National Park including waterfalls, lakes, and peaks without staying overnight. Including transportation, lunch & water.


  • Admire the scenic landscapes of both Argentina and Chile on a full-day tour
  • Marvel at the natural wonders of Torres del Paine National Park
  • Hike to the powerful Salto Grande Waterfall


The tour begins at selected hotels in El Calafate at 6:30 AM and takes you on a scenic journey through the Patagonian steppe, crossing the Cancha Carrera border to enter Torres del Paine National Park in southern Chile. This adventure includes activities like hikes and 4x4 vehicle tours, offering a chance to fully immerse yourself in the area's natural beauty. As you explore, you'll be treated to panoramic views of the Paine Grande and Almirante Nieto mountains, with stops to capture photos and observe the pristine blue waters of Lake Grey. At the Rio Serrano gate, park rangers will check your entrance tickets, and at the Phoe campsite, you can enjoy a lunch break with stunning views of the Cuernos del Paine. The tour also takes you to Puerto Pudeto, where you can take a short walk to Salto Grande and, weather permitting, embark on a longer hike to get up close to the Cuernos del Paine. The journey continues by vehicle to the Superior Viewpoint of Lake Nordenskjold, passing by Laguna de los Cisnes and eventually arriving at Laguna Amarga, where you'll capture a panoramic view of the Torres del Paine. After experiencing these captivating sights, the tour concludes with a return trip to El Calafate, with an estimated arrival at selected hotels around 9:00 PM. This excursion promises an unforgettable day of exploration in the stunning landscapes of Patagonia, offering diverse experiences, from taking in the natural beauty of lakes and mountains to gaining insights into the region's indigenous history and savoring breathtaking views of the Torres del Paine.


Round-trip transfers from selected hotels in El Calafate Lunch box Bottled water 4x4 ride inside the National Park

Important Information

  • Tour operates May-September, Mon/Wed/Fri departures. Non-refundable. 700 km gravel road journey, 3:30 hours one way, excluding Customs. Approx. 6 hours in National Park, may vary. Border crossing times vary. Only the precise data of the document that will be used at the time of travel (full name, passport number, nationality, date of birth) must be sent at the time of booking. Passengers are responsible for the required documents. Minors under 18 may need notarized travel authorization. The company is not liable for entry denial to Chile due to documentation. Check Migration websites for visa requirements ( Packaged food allowed; no plant/animal products in Chile. Lunch is done outdoors and in nature, due to bad weather, it can be done inside the vehicle. The guide may modify the itinerary in extreme weather.

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