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Explora Patagonia Lodge - 4 Nights Itinerary

The hotel’s “explorations” (excursions) are what make us unique. We want you to interact and engage not only with reason, but also with senses, emotions and physical activity. We want things to happen.

The hotel’s treks and horseback rides are the quintessential way to explore and discover the landscapes, people and wildlife of this unique territory. Every evening the hotel’s guides meet with you at the lodge bar or living room area. There, they will explain all of next day’s available explorations and help you choose the best option according to your interests and abilities. The maximum group size is 8 travelers, and a bilingual Explora guide leads every exploration.

The following list includes descriptions and details of the hotel’s explorations.

NOTE: Explora reserves the right to alter, change or eliminate parts or the totality of the exploration itineraries without prior notice, when necessary for the well-being or safety of the hotel’s travelers. Please make sure to speak to an Explora guide daily to know the exact explorations being offered.

Testimonials

“The trip was excellent from beginning to end. The Isabella II was a fine ship and the crew and guides were all of the highest quality. I would recommend them to others. For us, the ship was the perfect size – not too small and not too large”Walter Squire

Highlights
Chile, Patagonia, Torres del Paine, Trekking, Horseback Riding
Itinerary at a Glance
Day 1: Optional activities to choose - Trekking (Easy)
Day 2: Optional activities to choose - Horseback Riding (Easy)
Day 3: Optional activities to choose - Trekking (Moderate)
Day 4: Optional activities to choose - Horseback Riding (Moderate)
Day 5: Optional activities to choose - Trekking (Advance Trekking)
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Detailed Itinerary
Day 1
Optional activities to choose - Trekking (Easy)

1: Pehoé Lookout

  • Type: Half day 
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Distance: 4 kms / 2.3 miles
  • Ascent: 152 meters / 486 feet
  • Highlights: Local flora, Lake Pehoé, panoramic views
  • Description: We leave the lodge by foot, walking along the Pehoé Lake, observing the various orchids and ñirre trees that comprise the local flora. We will ascend to a triangular rock from where we will be able to see the intense blue of Lake Pehoé and the Paine ridge. If the day is clear, we will be able to enjoy a unique view from above, quite different from that of the lodge. Finally, we will descend, observing the turquoise tones of the Paine River from afar. 
  • Family recommended

2: Del Toro Lookout

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Distance: 2 kms / 1.3 miles
  • Ascent: 58 meters / 186 feet
  • Highlights: Lake del Toro, panoramic views and birdwatching
  • Description: We leave the lodge by van and go over the Weber Bridge, from where we will walk toward the Del Toro Lake and the park administration. Along the way we will see the abundant low-growing flora and rock, which prove that the park was completely covered in ice a million years ago. Once we reach the lookout, we will see the Del Toro Lake, the Serrano plains and the old gaucho ranches. During the descent, we will observe a small lagoon fed by rain water where birds such as cots and greebs, and, if we are lucky, black-necked swans can be seen. We will return to the lodge by van.
  • Family recommended

3: Lake Nordenskjöld

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Distance: 6 kms / 3.6 miles
  • Ascent: 48 meters / 154 feet
  • Highlights: Panoramic views, Lake Nordenskjöld, Paine Massif
  • Description: We will leave the lodge by van and head to the area of the Pudeto station. From there we will walk along a path where we will see the largest formation of the massif, called Paine Grande, with its hanging glaciers. Later we will arrive at the turquoise waters of Lake Nordenskjöld. You can often hear the sound of breaking ice and the creaking noises of the mountains. Later, from the Nordenskjöld lookout, we will have a full view of the lake and the Paine Massif. Finally, we will return to the lodge by van.
  • Family recommended

4: Laguna Larga

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Distance: 5 kms / 3.1 miles
  • Ascent: 156 meters / 500 feet
  • Highlights: Larga Lagoon, guanacos, puma hunting grounds
  • Description: We will leave the lodge by van and begin our walk along a natural path made by the guanacos. We will walk along the bank of the Larga lagoon, where we will see gigantic calcium rocks. On this excursion we will probably see the guanacos that move through the park, and one or another guanaco skeleton, since we are now in puma hunting grounds. We can also see Lake Nordenskjöld and mount Almirante Nieto. Finally, we return to Explora by van.
  • Family recommended

5: Lake Sarmiento

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Distance: 4 kms / 2.3 miles
  • Ascent: 80 meters / 256 feet
  • Highlights: Panoramic views of Lake Sarmiento, guanaco and condor sightings
  • Description: A van will take us from Explora to the entrance to Lake Sarmiento. From there we will begin our walk through an area of low, varied vegetation with many irregularities on the path. We will see Lake Sarmiento from afar, and start descending through rocky terrains. In this exploration we will see guanacos and condors flying overhead, especially when there are carcasses in the area. We will return to Explora by van.
  • Family recommended

6: Grey Lake

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Distance: 5 kms / 3.2 miles
  • Ascent: 37 meters / 118 feet
  • Highlights: Grey Glacier, beech forest, icebergs
  • Description: We will leave the lodge by van and head to the Grey Lake station. We’ll begin the excursion by crossing the hanging bridge over the torrential Pingo River and cross a lenga forest until we reach the shores of Lake Grey, generally quite windy, where we will be able to see the enormous icebergs that break off the Grey Glacier. After a moderate ascent, we will be able to see the Grey Glacier up close. Finally we will return to the Grey station where a van will be waiting to take us back to the lodge.
  • Family recommended

7: Laguna Margarita

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Distance: 6 kms / 3.4 miles
  • Ascent: 45 meters / 144 feet
  • Highlights: Panoramic views, huemules, Marco Antonio Lagoon.
  • Description: We will leave the lodge by van almost reaching the Grey station, from where we will begin our ascent with panoramic views of the Margarita Lagoon, and continue along a path of abundant flora until reaching the Marco Antonio Lagoon. On this trail it is possible to see huemules. Later we will return with panoramic views of the Paine Massif. Return to Explora by van.
  • Family recommended

8: Serrano River

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Distance: 3. kms / 1.9 miles
  • Ascent: 7 meters / 22 feet
  • Highlights: Pampa Serrano, panoramic views, Serrano River, wildlife
  • Description: We leave the lodge by van and head to the Serrano station. From there, we will hike across the pampa Serrano, fully grasping the contrast between the flat grasslands and the granite Paine Massif. The Serrano River’s lush wildlife leads our hike. We finally meet the Explora van that takes us back to the lodge.
  • Family recommended

9: Paine River

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Distance: 2 kms / 1.3 miles
  • Ascent: 36 meters / 115 feet
  • Highlights: Paine riverbank, panoramic views.
  • Description: We will walk from the lodge to the banks of the Paine River where we will follow a path with slight slopes, low bushes and small patches of forests, with outstanding views of the Paine River and the massif.
  • Family recommended

10: Blue Lagoon

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Distance: 1 km / 0.6 miles
  • Ascent: 11 meters / 35 feet
  • Highlights: Blue Lagoon, birdwatching, Paine Towers
  • Description: This exploration begins at the Explora Quincho, from where we will take the van to the Blue Lagoon and walk along a large wetland inhabited by numerous aquatic bird species. We will then walk along the beach of the lagoon with its transparent waters, and the Paine Towers will gradually come into view. We will eventually reach a lookout from where we will see one of the best views of the lagoon and granite towers behind it. At this point, a van will be waiting to take us back to the lodge. Family recommended

11: Blue Lagoon Lookout Point & Pain Towers

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Distance: 4 kms / 2.1 miles
  • Ascent: 152 meters / 486 feet
  • Highlights: Local tree species, panoramic views of the Blue Lagoon and Paine Towers
  • Description: After walking along the beaches of the Blue Lagoon, we will slowly ascend on a path lined with lenga and ñirre trees. We will hike across plains and finally arrive at a lookout with panoramic views of the Blue Lagoon and the Paine Towers. We will return on the same path to the van, which will be waiting to take us back to the hotel.
  • Family recommended
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Lunch - Dinner
Day 2
Optional activities to choose - Horseback Riding (Easy)

1: Laguna Negra

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Distance: 4 kms / 2.3 miles
  • Ascent: 25 meters / 80 feet
  • Highlights: Lagoons, birdwatching,
  • Description: We will leave the stables and ride across rivers, forests and pampas as we ascend toward the Black Lagoon lookout. During the ride we will come across several lagoons, ideal for spotting bird species such as southern lapwings, and upland geese.
  • Family recommended

 

2: Puntilla del Toro

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Distance: 6 kms / 3.4 miles
  • Ascent: 6 meters / 19 feet
  • Highlights: Panoramic views of the Paine Massif, river and lake crossings
  • Description: We leave from the stables, riding across the Serrano Plain, crossing creeks and rivers with the Paine Massif behind us. We will ride along the banks of the Serrano River and the Toro Lake, crossing parts of it. We return over the plain, with a full view of the Paine Massif ahead of us.
  • Family recommended

 

3: Laguna Linda

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Distance: 6 kms / 3.7 miles
  • Ascent: 149 meters / 477 feet
  • Highlights: Linda Lagoon, panoramic views, native forests, birdwatching
  • Description: This ride is the hardest of the “beginners” explorations due to its climbs and descents. We leave from the stables and ride across an area of small hills, gaining altitude until we reach the Linda Lagoon, with panoramic views of the Paine Massif. Throughout this ride we will see small southern beech trees and birds such coots and southern lapwings.
  • Family recommended

 

4: Buena Vista

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Distance: 5 kms / 2.8 miles
  • Ascent: 146 meters / 467 feet
  • Highlights: Flora and fauna, Buena Vista Lookout, panoramic views
  • Description: We begin riding over a plain from where we will be able to see the abundant flora and fauna. As we continue the ride, we will ascend a hill of scattered beech lenga forest, gradually gaining altitude until we reach the Buena Vista lookout, from where we will see the mouth of the Paine River, with its vibrant shades of turquoise and the Massif behind it. We will return to the stables on a steep but steady path.

 

5: Rincón del Puma

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Distance: 6 kms / 3.4 miles
  • Ascent: 49 meters / 157 feet
  • Highlights: Native forests, panoramic views of Lake del Toro and the Paine River
  • Description: We begin this horse ride at the stables through a partially flat and open area until we arrive at a lenga and ñirre forest. We will ride through the forest on narrow paths and climb a hill with moderate slopes, but completely exposed to the strong Patagonian winds. Once we reach the highest point we will be able to see Lake Toro and the Paine River. After this stop we will begin to descend on a steeper path to return to the same forest and then to the stables.
  • Family recommended

 

6: Cañadón Macho

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Distance: 5 kms / 3.1 miles
  • Ascent: 157 meters / 502 feet
  • Highlights: Native forests, panoramic waterfall views, Las Chinas River
  • Description: We ride from the Quincho toward a large beech forest spread over several hills. Upon leaving the forest we will have panoramic views of the waterfall below us, and the Las Chinas River. We will continue riding along a more open path until we return to the Explora Quincho.
  • Family recommended
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Day 3
Optional activities to choose - Trekking (Moderate)

1: Condor Lookout Point

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Distance: 4 kms / 2.2 miles
  • Ascent: 250 meters / 800 feet
  • Highlights: 360° views of the park, panoramic lookouts, and native forests.
  • Description: We leave the lodge by foot, walking along Lake Pehoé and the camping area. From afar we will see a mushroom shaped hill, at the top of which the Mirador Condor will be our destination. Along the way we will pass through lenga and ñirre forests while we gain altitude, feeling the force of the wind that makes this expedition all the more challenging. Once we reach the Mirador Condor, we will have a 360° view of the park, observing, among other things, Lake Pehoé, the Paine Massif, Lake Sarmiento and Explora Patagonia. On the way back we will go down a steep rocky slope until we reach the van that will take us back to Explora.

 

2: Lake Sarmiento

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Distance: 5 kms / 2.7 miles
  • Ascent: 48 meters / 154 feet
  • Highlights: Riverbanks, abundant flora, birdwatching, Lake Sarmiento
  • Description: A van will take us from the lodge to the beginning of our walk, along a trail of low vegetation where we will find paramelas, a natural indigenous flower known for its vibrant yellow color and pleasant scent. We will then descend to the beach of Lake Sarmiento Chico, crossing rocky formations of calcium, and ascend to panoramic views of Lake Sarmiento. We will return to Explora by van.
  • Family recommended

 

3: Aonikenk

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Distance: 7 kms / 4.1 miles
  • Ascent: 173 meters / 554 feet
  • Highlights: Caves, birdwatching, wildlife, flora, fauna and puma hunting grounds
  • Description: We will leave the lodge by van and head to the eastern part of the park. This excursion is an excellent opportunity to enjoy the local wildlife, especially during spring, when animals are active and the vegetation is in full bloom. We will also visit a cave with 4,000 year old paintings and see geese, ducks and swans in the lagoons along the way. The terrain has various ups and downs without too steep a slope. We will return to the lodge by van.
  • Family recommended

 

4: Pingo River

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Distance: 9 kms / 5.2 miles
  • Ascent: 49 meters / 157 feet
  • Highlights: Pingo riverbank, native forest, birdwatching
  • Description: We will leave the lodge by van and head toward the Grey Lake station. From there, we will walk on a path along the Pingo River, crossing open fields and entering a dense forest of native trees. Along the way, we will enjoy different views of the Paine Massif along with its unique fauna, which includes ducks and parrots. We will return along the same path to the station and take a van back to Explora.

 

5: La Loma

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Distance: 4 kms / 2.2 miles
  • Ascent: 223 meters / 714 feet
  • Highlights: Panoramic views of the three granite towers, wildlife.
  • Description: This expedition begins at Explora Quincho, from where we will walk to the Paine Towers. This exploration allows us to observe the park’s rich wildlife. We will cross native forests and finish with a descent during which we will be exposed to the strong Patagonian winds. We will return to the lodge by van.

 

6: Sierra del Toro Lookout

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Distance: 5 kms / 2.9 miles
  • Ascent: 393 meters / 1258 feet
  • Highlights: River banks, panoramic views, gaucho territories, Lake Toro
  • Description: We leave the lodge by van, reaching the Weber Bridge where we will cross the turquoise waters of the Paine River. There, we will immediately begin our steep, rocky ascent of the mountains bordering the river. The vegetation is low, allowing beautiful views of the Del Toro Lake, Paine River and Serrano Pampa where you can often see gauchos. After arriving at the highest point, we will descend along the same path. The wind and slope allow us to completely connect with the nature of the place. We will arrive at the park administration where a van will be waiting for us.

 

7: Grey Glacier

  • Type: Full day
  • Duration: 5.5 hours
  • Distance: 12 kms / 7.4 miles
  • Ascent: 231 meters / 739 feet
  • Highlights: Grey Glacier, Southern Ice Fields, boat ride on Lake Grey, icebergs.
  • Description: We begin this exploration by crossing the turquoise waters of Lake Pehoé on board the Explora catamaran to the Paine Grande lodge. From here, we will walk to the Grey Refuge along the border of the massif. Halfway up the ascent, we will be able to observe the Grey Glacier and the extraordinary extension of the Southern Ice Fields from above. Later we go down a steep path to the Lake Grey beach, from where a boat will take us closer to the towering walls of the glacier, navigating through the icebergs that float throughout the lake. This exploration is particularly interesting for geology and glaciology enthusiasts. Finally, we will cross a forest and the Pingo River hanging bridge to meet the van that will take us back to the loge.  *This excursion is subject to climate conditions, as the boat rides may be cancelled due to strong winds.

 

8: Valle Francés

  • Type: Full day
  • Duration: 7.5 hours
  • Distance: 16 kms / 9.8 miles
  • Ascent: 226 meters / 723 feet
  • Intensity: Moderate
  • Highlights: Lake crossing on catamaran, hanging bridge, native forests, hanging glacier
  • Description: We will cross the turquoise waters of Lake Pehoé on board of the Explora catamaran and head to the Paine Grande lodge, where we will begin our hike. We will enter the French Valley surrounded by dense beech forest and native bushes. We will cross the hanging bridge over the French River, and reach the Italian camp. From within the valley, we will be able to observe the Glacier del Frances and the amphitheater of granite peaks that frame the area. On the way back we will return along the same path to the lodge.

 

9: Cuernos

  • Type: Full day
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Distance: 19 kms / 11.3 miles
  • Ascent: 145 meters / 464 feet
  • Highlights: Lake Nordenskjöld, Mount Almirante Nieto, ñirre forests, panoramic views, Southern Ice Fields Description: We will leave the lodge by van and head toward the Cerro Paine Ranch, from where we’ll begin our hike around the base of Almirante Nieto, with its brush land and grasses. Later, we will hike along Lake Nordenskjöld, crossing Antarctic beech forest and small ponds, and start a demanding ascent to the beginning of the Bader Valley, with breathtaking views of the Horns, Lake Pehoé, Lake Sarmiento, Lake Nordenskjöld and the Southern Ice fields. We will return along the same path to the van that will take us back to the lodge.
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Day 4
Optional activities to choose - Horseback Riding (Moderate)

1: Puente Grey

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Distance: 10 kms / 5.8 miles
  • Ascent: 9 meters / 29 feet
  • Highlights: Riverbank ride, panoramic views
  • Description: We begin the ride from the Explora stables and head toward the Grey River. The path is mostly flat and windy as it is quite exposed. We will arrive at the banks of the Grey River, ride along it, and finally return along the plain toward the stables.

 

2: Carretas

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Distance: 16 kms / 9.4 miles
  • Ascent: 25 meters / 80 feet
  • Highlights: The Serrano Plain, Grey River, panoramic views
  • Description: We leave the Explora stables and ride across the Serrano plain until we come to a path that leads to the Grey River. The horse ride has some elevation changes and depending on the rider’s expertise, we can gallop over the plain and feel the intense wind behind us.

 

3: Mercado

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Distance: 6 kms / 3.7 miles
  • Ascent: 152 meters / 486 feet
  • Highlights: Las Chinas river crossing, Mercado ranch, panoramic views
  • Description: We leave the Quincho and ride across the Las Chinas River, toward the valley of the Mercado ranch. We will ,be able to gallop and trot because this excursion is flatter than Santa Gemita. On our way back to the Quincho we will cross Las Chinas River, which can be quite deep and strong. We do not recommend this ride for travelers who are afraid of heights.
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Day 5
Optional activities to choose - Trekking (Advance Trekking)

1: Mirador Ferrier

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Distance: 6 kms / 3.5 miles
  • Ascent: 600 meters / 1.920 feet
  • Highlights: Forests, panoramic views of the Southern Ice Fields and Lake Grey
  • Description: We leave the lodge by van and head to the Grey station, where we will immediately begin a very demanding ascent. We will gradually be able to see Lake Grey and the enormous ice barrier of the Southern Ice Fields, until we enter a very dense forest. After crossing the forest we will reach the final point of the exploration, usually quite windy, but with outstanding views of the Grey and Pehoé lakes. We will return from the station to Explora by van.

 

2: Cornisas

  • Type: Half day
  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Distance: 6 kms / 3.5 miles
  • Ascent: 344 meters / 1.101 feet
  • Highlights: Cliffs, Lake Pehoé, panoramic views
  • Description: We will leave the lodge, on foot toward the Paine River until we arrive at the cliffs after which this exploration is named. As we gain altitude we will see the river and Lake Pehoé’s shades of turquoise, deep blue and green depending on the light. Once at the top we will be able to contemplate the Paine ridge and its surrounding valleys. This exploration allows us to see the park from different perspectives due to the many lookout spots.

 

3: Stokes Lagoon

  • Type: Full day
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
  • Distance: 16 kms / 9.6 miles
  • Ascent: 207 meters / 662 feet
  • Highlights: Panoramic views, native forests, Stokes Lagoon, ranches
  • Description: We leave the lodge by van and head to the Laguna Azul Ranch. We will hike across valleys, bush lands and Antarctic beech forest, with panoramic views over the Baguales Mountains. Later we will arrive at the deep blue Stokes Lagoon, with views that stretch all the way over to Punta La Proa, Punzon and the Ohnet hills, near Lake Dickson. On the way back we will return among beech and Calafate trees, following the base of the Sierra Masle until arriving at the Quincho area. We will return to the lodge by van.

 

4: Sierra del Toro

  • Type: Full day
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Distance: 13 kms / 7.9 miles
  • Ascent: 576 meters / 1.843 feet
  • Highlights: Panoramic view lookouts, native forests, wind
  • Description: We leave the lodge by van to reach a steep path facing the Paine River, Lake Toro and the Serrano plain. Up in the mountains, the path goes into an old-growth beech forest, where the trees creak and the wind howls as if speaking to us. Finally we will ascend to a lookout exposed to the strong Patagonian winds, with unique views of the Paine Massif and its surrounding lakes. We will then begin our descent to where a van will be waiting to take us back to the lodge.

 

5: Valle del Río Pingo

  • Type: Full day
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Distance: 22 kms / 13 miles
  • Ascent: 256 meters / 819 feet.
  • Highlights: Ancient native forests, panoramic views, Pingo River, Salmon River.
  • Description: We will leave the lodge by van and head to the Grey station, walking alongside the Pingo River and crossing the park’s oldest southern beech forest. We will cross the Salmon River and emerge among mature forests full of clearings through which we can see parts of Paine Grande. We will then return along the same path to the Grey station where the van will be waiting to take us back to the lodge.

 

6: Sierra Masle

  • Type: Full day
  • Duration: 5.5 hours
  • Distance: 15 kms / 8.9 miles
  • Ascent: 600 meters / 1.920 feet
  • Highlights: Panoramic views of lakes, mountains, forests and Southern Ice Fields, Paine Towers
  • Description: We will leave the lodge by van and head to the Laguna Azul Ranch. We will begin our hike at La Estrella Ranch crossing fields and forests, and then beginning our steep ascent toward the ridge of the Sierra Masle. From here we will see the Blue Lagoon, the granite Towers of Paine and the Baguales ridge. After an hour walk we will be able to see the Sierra del Toro and the Almirante Nieto Mountain as well as parts of the turquoise Nordenskjöld and Sarmiento lakes. Later we will reach a second lookout from where we will see the Paine Lake and the beginning of the Southern Ice Fields. We will gradually come down in the direction of the Explora Quincho where we will meet the van that will take us back to the lodge.

 

7: La Cal Lagoon and Lake Sarmiento

  • Type: Full day
  • Duration: 7.5 hours
  • Distance: 14 kms / 8.6 miles
  • Ascent: 323 meters / 1.034 feet
  • Highlights: La Cal Lagoon, birdwatching, condors, Lake Sarmiento
  • Description: We leave the lodge on foot, walking up a slight slope to a lenga forest, where we will see the devastating effects of the last fire. Continuing our hike, we will arrive at a look out from where we will see La Cal Lagoon and probably be able to spot some condors flying above as they nest in this area. Later, we will descend to the lagoon where we will follow a path used by the Aonikenk and finish at the tranquil banks of Lake Sarmiento. We will return to the lodge by van.

 

8: Valle Francés Plateau

  • Type: Full day
  • Duration: 8.5 hours
  • Distance: 19 kms / 11.3 miles
  • Ascent: 446 meters / 1.427 feet
  • Highlights: Glaciers, Lake Pehoé, panoramic views 
  • Description: The hike from the Valle del Francés to the Plateau involves reaching the Italian Camp and the lookout from where we will have privileged views of the granite peaks, Lake Pehoé and the glacier. The hike is on a steep rocky path that runs along the moraine left by the glacier.
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2017 - Price per person
Price per person
SeasonCordillera PaineSalto ChicoSuite Exploradores
DoubleSingleDoubleSingleDoubleSingle
Mid SeasonUS$ 3,800US$ 5,100US$ 3,300US$ 4,400US$ 5,000US$ 7,200
Summer SeasonUS$ 3,992US$ 5,356US$ 3,464US$ 4,620US$ 5,252US$ 7,560
Winter SeasonUS$ 3,040US$ 4,080US$ 2,640US$ 3,520US$ 4,000US$ 5,760
Included in the price:
  • Accommodations
  • All meals and bar
  • All explorations
  • Pick up and drop off from and to airports
  • Relaxing area, Wi-Fi service in public areas, and national park entrance fees
Not included in the price:
  • Massages
  • Exclusive wine list
  • Laundry services
  • National and international phone calls
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