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SCHEDULES, VALUES AND INFO 2013 SEASON
All the information needed to organize your trip to Torres del Paine

Routes, transportation and schedule to Torres del Paine Park

For this season from October 2013 to April 2014, we will provide useful information to plan your visit to the national Reserve of Torres del Paine Park (Administered by Conaf)

FROM PUNTA ARENAS TO PUERTO NATALES

The distance between Punta Arenas and Puerto Natales is 250 kilometers by good paved road.

For those who travel in bus, main companies covering this road and other to Torres del Paine, Calafate and Argentina are:

www.busesfernandez.com
www.busespacheco.com
www.bus-sur.cl

The main crossing point from Argentina in this sector is Río Don Guillermo, located in Villa Cerro Castillo at 58 km. from Amarga Lagoon Porter’s Lodge and that connects to the location of Calafate, Argentina, at a 284 km distance.

FROM PUERTO NATALES TO PARQUE TORRES DEL PAINE PORTER’S LODGES

3 are the main Conaf Porter’s Lodge to access in vehicles and buses
1) Amarga Lagoon Porter’s Lodge: 129 km from Puerto Natales (only one access in regular
buses*)
2) Sarmiento Lake Porter’s Lodge: 112 km from Puerto Natales

3) Serrano River Porter’s Lodge: 80 km from P. Natales (newer and shorter road)

ENTRANCE FEES TO THE PARK 2013 – 2014
Payment at Conaf Porter's, information and complete park map delivery
High Season: 1 October 2013 - 30 April 2014
Type of Visitor Chilean Pesos
Chilean $ 5.000
Foreigner $ 18.000
Kids $ 500
Opening Hours: 8:30 to 20:00
Note 1: If you arrive out of the opening hours, you may enter to the Park and pay in any Conaf Porter
Note 2: Entrance fee valid for all you stay at the Park, lets you enter for three consecutive days
Fees in Low Season

VISIT TO THE PARK IN VEHICLE OR TOUR

Una experiencia muy recomendable para realizar en un dìa es el recorrido en vehículo por la ruta que bordea el Parque y sus diferentes lagos (Nordensjold, Pehoe, Grey). Diverse tourism agencies offer the so-called full day programs making stops in miradors and restaurants with incredible views.

VISIT TO THE PARK THROUGH W PATHS AND CIRCUITS (TREKKING)

For those who want to walk around the Park though its W Trek paths and full circuit, the following regular buses and services of Buses and Vessels through Pehoe Lake and Grey Lake that will bring you to the start and finish of your tour)

SCHEDULE OF REGULAR BUSES TO THE PARK TORRES DEL PAINE FROM PUERTO NATALES
FROM PUERTO NATALES TO THE PARK Schedule 1 Schedule 2
Departure from Puerto Natales 07:30 14:30
Stop at Laguna Amarga Porter 09:45 16:30
Stop at Pudeto (Catamarán) 10:45 17:30
Arrive to Conaf Administration 11:45 18:00
     
FROM THE PARK TO PUERTO NATALES Schedule 1 ( Return) Schedule 2 (Return)
Departure from Conaf Administration 13:00 18:00
Stop at Pudeto (Catamarán) 13:30 19:00
Stop at Laguna Amarga Porter 14:30 19:45
Arrive to Puerto Natales 17:00 22:00
     
Bus Operator
www.busesgomez.com  

Regular buses both to go and return from P. Natales to the Park access only through the Amarga Lagoon Porter’s Lodge (connection with Transfer to Las Torres sector) and continue to the Conaf Administration Center, with stop in Pudeto (crossed by catamaran in Pehoe Lake).

SCHEDULE OF LAKE PEHOE NAVIGATION BY HIELOS PATAGONICOS CATAMARAN (PUDETO - LODGE PAINE GRANDE)
Time Schedule Departure from Pudeto (access by car or bus) Departure from Lodge Paine Grande (trek)
16 November 2011 - 15 March 2012 09:30 10:00
12:00 12:30
18:00 18:30
16 March 2012 - 31 March 2012 12:00 12:30
18:00 18:30
1 April 2012 - 15 November 2012 12:00 12:30
     
Fees in Chilean Pesos    
One Way $12.000  
Round Trip $19.000  

More information at : info@hielospatagonicos.cl

SCHEDULE OF LAKE GREY NAVIGATION (ROUNDTRIP AND ONE WAY)
  Departure Time Arriving Time
Schedule 1 (RT) 08:00 11:00
Schedule 2* (RT/OW) 12:00 15:00
Schedule 3 (RT) 15:30 18:00
Schedule 4* (RT) 18:30 21:00
* This navigation stop at Refugio Grey (W circuit start or end). Return from Refugio Grey at 13:00 (one way)
** The 18:30 navigation is available only previous reservation for groups
(RT) Round Trip, (OW) One Way

More information at : www.turismolagogrey.com

With regard to accommodations in the Torres del Paine Park you could visit here accommodation options both in the sector accessed by vehicle and those located in the Trekking trails.

Where to stay at Torres del Paine

 

December 2011

 

 
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2004-2005 Season
New Access to TDP Park
 

 

 

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