Torres del Paine Hotel Las Torres
  • Excursion Torres del Paine
  • Excursion Torres del Paine
  • Excursion Torres del Paine
  • Excursion Torres del Paine
  • Excursion Torres del Paine
  • Excursion Torres del Paine
  • Excursion Torres del Paine
  • Excursion Torres del Paine
  • Excursion Torres del Paine

FAQ

    About Torres del Paine National Park

  1. What is the best time to visit the Torres del Paine National Park?
  2. The National Park is open all year, but the best time to visit is between October and April, coinciding with spring and summer in the southern hemisphere.

    This period is characterized by sunny days, less rain and more than 16 hours of natural light, due to the position of the earth.

    Weather and Temperatures

    The weather in Patagonia is a very important factor to consider. The maximum temperature reaches 20°C in summer and drops to below 0°C in winter.

    The thermal sensation that sometimes produces wind, makes that the environmental temperature drops to 6-7 degrees. The temperature of water is normally between 4 and 5 Celsius degrees.

    max °F
    min °F
    Dec – Feb
    75.38
    52.16
    March – May
    71.96
    41.18
    June – Aug
    60.26
    36.14
    Sep – Nov
    70.16
    40.28

    For more information visit Climate Torres del Paine.

  3. How many days are recommended to be in the National Park?
  4. To enjoy the delights and wonders of the park we recommend minimum 3 nights. You should consider the days of entry and exit where it is often not possible to make excursions, given the long journeys by car.

  5. What about the condition of the roads?
  6. The vast majority of roads are paved and in good condition until Cerro Castillo, then continuing the trip the roads is gravel but in constant maintenance, what allows to travel without problems.

    Localization

  7. How to get to the National Park?
  8. The Torres del Paine National Park is located in the commune of Torres del Paine, province of Ultima Esperanza, Magallanes and Chilean Antarctica.

    When we talk about Patagonia, we think also of extensive territories and places with very little human intervention, when you can find mostly Estancias (farms), used for sheep farming and ranching.

    The main cities in transit passengers are:

    Punta Arenas (Chile): 395 Kms

    Puerto Natales (Chile): 150 km (between P. Arenas and Torres del Paine)

    Calafate (Argentina): 394 km

    More information with related maps and routes you can find on page “How to get there”.

    The hotel offers direct transport from any of these 3 cities without restriction of days of entry.

    Distances between cities
    National Park (Adm)
    Puerto Natales
    Punta Arenas
    El Calafate
    Río Gallegos
    TDP National Park
    0
    147
    393
    394
    374
    Cerro Castillo
    84
    63
    309
    296
    274
    Puerto Natales
    147
    0
    246
    362
    275
    Punta Arenas
    393
    246
    0
    605
    264

  9. How far is to the Hotel from Las Torres del Paine?
  10. Hotel Las Torres is located in a strategic location, right where you start the most important circuits of the park. From the hotel it is possible to begin the circuit to the Base of Torres del Paine, what can take around 8 hours. All circuit can be completed entirely on foot or part of the journey on horseback and the rest walking.

    It is worth mentioning that from the hotel is not possible to see clearly the Torres del Paine. Depending on the weather, you can see the top of the three Torres, however it is necessary to make this trekking, 4 hours to reach the of Torres del Paine, and then 4 hours to go back.

    Excursions

  11. ¿What kind of tours can be taken with the all inclusive?
  12. We offer a wide variety of tours either by car, horseback or trekking. You simply have to choose the excursion that is in your preference, interest or ability.

    You are invited to ride through the pampas, walk through virgin forests and observe the wonderful wildlife of this earth.
    Our guides will lead you to discover life at the end of the world, while glaciers and mountains watch your steps. This is the Patagonia… experience it in Hotel Las Torres.

    For more information, please visit: All inclusive programs.

  13. Do I need to book excursions earlier?
  14. We recommend booking in advance due to high demand in high season. This way you can ensure a place for the trip required.

  15. Do I need experience to ride a horse?
  16. It is not necessary to have experience in riding a horse, because our baqueanos give guests a prior basic instruction how to do it.

  17. If I don’t want to do trekking, do I have other options available?
  18. The hotel offers a variety of excursions, among them trekking, various horseback trips, and car tours. By car you can take expeditions: Full Day Paine, Laguna Azul, and Lakes Trail (Sendero de los Lagos).

    Tours on Horseback: The Las Torres Sendero del Ascencio, Valle Encantado, Lago Nordenskjold and others. For more information visit: Excursions Full Day

  19. All excursions are included in the program?
  20. All excursions are included in All inclusive programs. It is important to mention that tours French Valley and Mirador Grey are only available from November until the month of March due to the working period of the catamaran that crosses Lake Pehoe.

  21. What kind of clothes should I bring to Patagonia?
  22. Because this area has certain days strong winds, rain and snow is very important to wear appropriate attire for these conditions.

    Head:
    • Wool or fleece hat (pair)
    • Neck Fleece
    • Sunglasses with UV protection
    • Sunscreen of at least factor 45
    • Lip Protector

    Top
    • Fast drying shirt, the advantage of the special fibers is that they get dry very quickly and the body the body doesn’t cool down.
    • Polar fleece jacket against the wind.
    • Water repellent jacket: Gore-tex protects from the rain and allows perspiration to evaporate.
    • Fleece Gloves: two pairs ideally.

    Legs:
    • Breeches, pants with quick drying fiber
    • Water-repellent pants (Gore-tex)
    • Shorts for hot weather
    • Fleece trousers for camp

    Feet:

    • Fleece or polypropylene socks.
    • Trekking shoes, preferably high leg, to avoid kinking. Try them at least a week ahead to verify comfort.
    • Shoes for base camping and to let your feet rest
    • Gaiters (optional): to cover the bottom of the pants and the boot and prevent mud, water or snow from getting into the sock and wetting them.

    Additional Information: 30 recommended items for trekking in Patagonia

    Programs All Inclusive

  23. What does all inclusive program include?
  24. Our “All Inclusive” allow you to experience the untamed Patagonia without concerns and breathe the freedom of the Pampas and the beauty of the mountains. We care about details; you just need to enjoy this personal attention and rest.

    Programs include:
    Transfer from (Punta Arenas, Pto. Natales, Calafate) to Torres del Paine (Round trip)
    Visit to Patagonian estancia (Cerro Negro) (Arriving from Punta Arenas)
    Entry fees to Torres del Paine National Park
    All meals
    Wi-Fi
    Open Bar
    Accommodation in Hotel Las Torres
    Bilingual Guides
    All excursions and boat trips*
    35% discount in all spa services

    *Two-day expeditions available only in the “Secrets of Nothofagus” program. * Grey Lake boat trip is not available in winter.

    Programas do Not include:

    Premium wines
    Premium liquors
    Laundry
    Tips
    Telephone calls
    Meals not programmed by Las Torres
    Accommodations outside the National Park

  25. Why should I take the option of an all inclusive program?
  26. All-inclusive service allow our guests to disconnect from their daily routines and enjoy first the beautiful surrounding environment, and later the excellent services provided by the hotel, which are undoubtedly very convenient.

    Choosing all inclusive, you won´t worry about paying service by service, every time you want one. This allows you to enjoy certainly much better this time with us.

    You should also consider that nearby Las Torres there are no other restaurants, bars or hiking services, so it is very convenient have everything booked since the beginning.

    The program also lets you take all the trips you want what makes it possible to enjoy the stay in National Park without limits.

    Rooms

  27. With that kind of room has the Hotel?
  28. Rooms at the Hotel Hotel Las Torres deliver the perfect accommodation to relax after an exhausting day of sightseeing. The decoration and interior layout of the rooms are simple and comfortable, trying to create the comfort you feel in your own home.

    With a rustic, simple and comfortable style, the rooms are equipped with central heating, box spring beds, telephone, private bathrooms, wireless internet and a wide variety of services. Enjoy comfortable facilities with a simple call for massage, restaurant, bar and tours.

    *All rooms have: Central heating, private bathroom with tub, Amenities, Wi-Fi, closet and hair dryers.

    Suite:
    They are the largest rooms of the hotel, equipped with mini bar, Wi Fi, a small living room and a Jacuzzi where you can relax enjoying the beautiful view of the Paine Massif.
    Quantity: 2
    Size: 38 m 2

    Superior “Canelo”
    These rooms are very cozy and create a warm atmosphere that combines space and comfort with simple elements of the history and culture of Patagonia.
    Quantity: 38
    Size: 20 m 2

    Superior “Ciprés”:
    New spacious and comfortable rooms, with excellent insulation and large windows to enjoy the scenery.
    Decorated with traditional elements such as sheep´s wool weaving, masks from the regional ethnic tribes and furniture made by artisans from Patagonia.
    Rooms: 34
    Measures: 20 mts 2

    Standar “Lenga”:
    Small and very comfortable rooms in the part of the hotel that was built as the first one.
    Rooms: 10
    Measures: 15 mts 2

    For more information, please visit: Rooms Hotel Las Torres”

    Additional Services

  29. What kind of dining options can I have?
  30. The hotel has two locations offering food service: Coirón Restaurant where you can enjoy a varied menu for lunch or dinner as well depending on the season you can opt for buffet service.

    The other option is Pioneer Bar & Lounge where you can taste the drinks and typical regional products, with incomparable views on the feet of Mount Almirante Nieto.

    For more information, please visit the webpage of our Restaurant.

  31. If I don’t have don’t have right clothes, is there any place in the Hotel where I can buy it?
  32. The hotel has a souvenir shop that offers clothing for low temperatures as fleece jackets, collars, hats, pants and shoes. However, we recommend Puerto Natales as an alternative to find a greater variety of clothing items.

    More information.

  33. Should I book services SPA before arrival?
  34. The Spa at Hotel Las Torres, offers body, face massages, mud therapy, sauna and jacuzzi among others. It is open from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and we recommend booking prior to your arrival at the hotel. It is also possible to do it in Reservation Department, or once you arrive to the hotel, at check-in. The important thing is that this reservation is at least one day in advance.

    For more information visit: SPA Hotel Las Torres.

    Transportation

  35. If I take regular bus to Laguna Amarga (entrance fee), how can I then arrive to the hotel?
  36. Hotel Las Torres is located 7 km from Laguna Amarga and if you arrive by regular bus to the park entrance, Hotel Las Torres will we pick up you there and take you to the Hotel.

    If you stay at Hotel Las Torres, these transfers (go and back) are included. If you stay in som refuge, camping or just go for the day to visit the area, the transport cost $ 2,500 – per person / per stretch (USD $ 6).

  37. Is there any private or semi-private transportation service, to and from Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales and Calafate (in Argentina)?
  38. Hotel Las Torres Patagonia offers direct shuttle service from Punta Arenas and El Calafate (Arg), an exclusive shuttle service for guests at the Hotel Las Torres Patagonia.

    This is a personalized service for up to 8 persons per vehicle. According to our experience this is an ideal number to meet people, maintaining privacy and fully enjoy this adventure.

    For more information please visit: Transportation Services Hotel Las Torres.

    Environment

  39. What is AMA Torres del Paine?
  40. AMA Torres del Paine is a nonprofit organization, which aims to contribute to environmental protection work in conservation, research and support, environmental education and project development. Its role is to minimize the impact in the Estancia Cerro Paine in particular and the region in general.

    Located in Estancia Cerro Paine, AMA is in charge of developing the Management Plan of the Farm.

    The growing interest in visiting the National Park and increased investment in tourism motivated a group of friends and owners of Estancia Cerro Paine, to create in 2004 the Environmental Association of Torres del Paine (AMA) .

    With every payment for the program, our customers support fire prevention, implementation of renewable energy, recycling initiatives, restoration of trails and other activities to minimalize the negative influence of the tourism on the surrounding nature. For more information visit: AMA Torres del Paine”.