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5-Day Patagonia: Torres del Paine Luxury Explora

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Day 1 : Arrival to Torres del Paine

Visiting: Torres del Paine

Arrival in Punta Arenas airport. Met by Explora Lodge driver, continue north, across the expansive Patagonian Steppe towards the majestic Torres del Paine National Park. Your home and base for the next four nights will be the luxurious Explora Lodge, located in on the shores of the dazzling, Lake Peohe, in the heart of the park.

  • Meals: D
  • Luxury Lodging: Explora Patagonia

Day 2 : Valle FrancÚs (French Valley)

Visiting: Torres del Paine

Cross the turquoise waters of Lake PehoÚ on board the Explora catamaran and head towards the Paine Grande hotel, where the hike begins. Enter the French Valley surrounded by dense forest and native bushes. Cross the hanging bridge over the French River, and reach the Italian camp. From within the valley, the Glacier del FrancÚs beckons while the amphitheater of granite peaks frame the vista!

Note: This excursion is just an example of one of numerous options that Explora guests have to choose from. Each day, guests have a choice to select the perfect outing fit for them.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Luxury Lodging: Explora Patagonia

Day 3 : Grey Glacier

Visiting: Torres del Paine

From the shores of Lake Pehoe, walk along the border of the massif. Halfway up the ascent, the Grey Glacier comes into view and the extraordinary expansion of the Southern Ice Fields stretches out towards the horizon. Continue down a steep path to the Grey Lake beach, board an awaiting vessel and navigate through bobbing icebergs, right up to the towering walls of this monstruous glacier! This exploration is particularly interesting for geology and glaciology enthusiasts. Finally, cross a forest and the Pingo River hanging bridge and return to the loge.

Note: This excursion is just an example of one of numerous options that Explora guests have to choose from. Each day, guests have a choice to select the perfect outing fit for them.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Luxury Lodging: Explora Patagonia

Day 4 : Base Torres

Visiting: Torres del Paine

In the morning, depart the lodge and head towards the Cerro Paine ranch. From here, ascend towards the Ascencio River Valley and the Chilean Refugio Valley. Begin a steady, steep ascent toward the lookout at the base of the Paine Towers. At the top, take in the awesome magnitude of the three mighty granite towers, the park's namesake.

Note: This excursion is just an example of one of numerous options that Explora guests have to choose from. Each day, guests have a choice to select the perfect outing fit for them.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Luxury Lodging: Explora Patagonia

Day 5 : Depart Torres del Paine

Visiting: Torres del Paine

After breakfast, depart Explora Lodge and continue on to your next destination in Argentina or to the Punta Arenas airport, where you will catch your flight home or onto your next destination.

  • Meals: B

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