Tores del Paine Highlight

Trips and Tours to Torres del Paine

About Torres del Paine

Decorating much of the tourist literature and postcards on Patagonia are the unusual twisted peaks and unbelievably smooth towers of the Torres del Paine (Towers of Paine). These remarkable granite pillars are perhaps one of the world's most amazing geographical features. Shaped by the forces of glacial ice, these three monolithic towers are the most widely recognized peaks with the summit of Paine Grande and the dark spires of Los Cuernos (The Horns) looming large in the distance.

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This spectacular massif forms the centerpiece of the incredible Parque Nacional Torres del Paine, one of the finest national parks on the continent. Encompassing emerald forests, raging rivers, picture-perfect lakes and impressive blue glaciers, the park offers much more than just mountains. Beneath the mountains on the open steppes roam large herds of guanacos (related to the llama) and the occasional rhea bird.

The park has a number of campsites, hotels and lodges. Two well-marked hiking trails encompass the main features of the park, the Circuit requiring a week to complete whilst the "W" trail requires roughly four days. There are also a number of shorter hikes ranging from a few hours to a full day, which pass alongside remote lakes and magnificent glaciers. Other ways of exploring the park include horse-riding, 4WD adventures and boat trips out on the lakes. It's also possible to climb in the park though a permit is needed.

Torres del Paine Tours

Here are some popular itineraries that include a visit to Torres del Paine. Alternatively, if you would like to include a visit to Torres del Paine on a bespoke touring itinerary to Chile, take a look at our tailor-made holiday planning section.

The summer months are the best time to explore Patagonia in South America

Patagonian Panorama

12 days FROM $4,755
Torres del Paine National Park | Chile | South America

Patagonia In Style

14 days FROM $7,465
Torres del Paine National Park | Chile | South America

Santiago to Patagonia

14 days FROM $6,965

Patagonia Encompassed

20 Days FROM $7,055
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