Spires and Ice, Trek Patagonia's Fitzroy & Paine
Patagonia & Argentina & Chile, Trek & Walk, 13 days - from £2,595 (land only) - from €3,245 (land only) - from $4,540 (land only)
Day 1: Rendezvous at group hotel in El Calafate. Single timed airport transfer. KE group package services begin with evening meal.
Day 2: After breakfast we depart El Calafate to Torres del Paine. On arrival we check into the Las Torres Ecocamp.
Day 3: Today we drive to Lago Grey and walk to a series of viewpoints overlooking the Grey Peninsula, Mirador Pehoe and Lake Pehoe. Transfer to the Pehoe camp.
Day 4: A couple of hours walking leads us to the Grey Glacier. We have excellent views of the icefield and can continue to reach its foot. Overnight at Pehoe camp.
Day 5: We trek to a viewpoint above the Italian Camp in the Valle del Frances. Then, we descend to Refugio Los Cuernos, beside Lake Nordenskjold, where we spend the night.
Day 6: Today we trek to beneath the Cuernos (horns) of the Paine Massif - along the Paso Los Cuernos - with great views of Lake Nordenskjold. Overnight at Las Torres Ecocamp.
Day 7: A long but spectacular day's trekking takes us to a viewpoint beneath the 3000m high granite spires of the Paine Towers. Overnight at Las Torres Ecocamp.
Day 8: Today we drive to the Argentinian border at Cerro Castillo and then we continue on to El Calafate. After checking in to our hotel we visit the impressive Perito Moreno Glacier.
Day 9: We continue our journey to the village of Chalten, where we spend the next 3 nights at a hostal. In the afternoon we hike to Piedra Del Fraile.
Day 10: After a short drive, we trek to a glorious, lakeside viewpoint for Cerro Fitzroy, at Laguna de Los Tres. A beautiful forest trail leads us back to our Chalten.
Day 11: We complete our exploration of Fitz Roy with a trek along the Rio Fitz Roy to reach Laguna Torre, the best viewpoint for Cerro Torre. We overnight at Chalten.
Day 12: This morning we have time to relax before our afternoon drive back to El Calafate, where we check-in to our overnight hotel.
Day 13: KE Land Only services end after breakfast in El Calafate. Single timed airport transfer.