Torres del Paine
The Torres del Paine National Park was created on the 13th of May in 1959 and forms part of the National System of Protected Wild Areas of the State of Chile. On April 28th in 1978 it was declared Biosphere Reverse by the UNESCO.
It has 227.298 hectors and altitudes that vary between 50 and 3050 [...]
Although the park is located in an area that includes a “mild- cool climate, rainy, without dry season”, the weather conditions observed during the year are various, depending on location, altitude, topography, or proximity to glaciers, lagoons or lakes. The characteristic aspect of the area is its thermal homogeneity, which allows tourists to visit this [...]
Torres del Paine National Park is habitat to a wide variety of ecosystems, making it a prized asset within Chile’s protected natural wildlife areas. The park’s biodiversity of flora and fauna is due to four types of ecological communities:
Magellanic deciduous forest
These communities are home to over 120 bird species, 25 mammals, and [...]
The first finding of the aónikenk o “or people of the south” –also know as patagones or tehuelches – was in 1526 and occurred north east of the Magallanes Strait. The Patagonians were rough and humble people that lived in the area between the Santa Cruz River and the Magallanes Strait to the south and [...]
The Torres del Paine National Park is a reach of natural resources that create a landscape with 242,242 hectares of area.
It dazzled by the variety of flora and fauna, amazing heights and the diversity of its soils. Among its main attractions there is the great offer of recreation forms and sports, ranging from mountain climbing [...]