Epic Patagonia


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Price

Group Expedition – $3950 ($300 single supplement)
Private Expedition – $5135 ($3950 for groups of 5 or more)
Student Discount – $3358 (15% discount) ($300 single supplement)

Trip Information

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This expedition includes 6 days of trekking and 3 nights’ accommodations in Santiago.

Day 1: Santiago (1,706ft/520m). Upon your arrival to Santiago’s international airport, a OneSeed staff member will be there to greet you and take you to our partner bed and breakfast, located within walking distance from La Moneda, Chile’s Presidential Palace. Catch up on some much needed sleep and settle into Chile’s capital city.

Inclusions: Private transfer from airport; accommodations

Day 2: Santiago (1,706ft/520m). Head out on a guided city bike tour with a visit to a local market in Santiago, one of Latin America’s most modern cities. Meet your fellow expedition members at tonight’s welcome dinner where you get to enjoy and share some of Chile’s traditional dishes and its national drink, Pisco Sour! After dinner, complete a final gear check before heading to bed.

Inclusions: Breakfast (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water, juice, soft drinks. Other options available for guest purchase); guided city bike tour; family style dinner (vegetarian option available); accommodations

Day 3: Santiago to Hosteria Las Torres (492ft/150m). Leave the metropolitan center of Santiago for Chilean Patagonia. After a 3.5 hour flight to Punta Arenas, meet your local trekking guide, who will take you to Puerto Natales and later to Torres del Paine National Park. On the way to the park, soak up the beautiful views of the ocean surrounded by snow-capped peaks. Spend the night within the gates of the park and just a short walk from the trailhead.

Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); transfers; transportation; domestic flight; park entry fee; accommodations

Day 4: Hosteria Las Torres (492ft/150m). Start the trek with day packs as you ascend through a rocky terrain cut by pristine glacial rivers. Climb through a beautiful lenga forest until reaching the base of the towers. Another shorter climb will put you meters from the three sister towers and the emerald lake that sits at their base. Return to the mountain lodge for the evening.

Approximately 8 hours of trekking (*Only required to carry a day pack on trail)

Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); accommodations

Day 5: Hosteria Las Torres to Refugio Los Cuernos (229ft/70m). Spend a majority of this part of the trek nestled on a trail between Lake Nordenskjold and Mount Almirante Nieto of the Paine Massif.

Approximately 6-7 hours of trekking

Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); accommodations

Day 6: Refugio Los Cuernos to Refugio Paine Grande (119ft/37m). Head out from Los Cuernos and hike through Torres’ old-growth forest. After a short climb, see an impressive viewpoint of the French Valley and Cerro Hoja and Cerro Máscara, two of the famous horned peaks.

Approximately 6-7 hours of trekking

Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); accommodations

Day 7: Refugio Paine Grande to Refugio Grey (229ft/70m). Hike to Grey’s Glacier, an impressive ice field that covers the west end of the park. Enjoy the beauty of Pehoé Lake and Grey Lake as you approach the glacier.

Approximately 4 hours of trekking

Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); accommodations

Day 8: Refugio Grey (229ft/70m). On the final day of trekking, make your way along Grey’s Glacier toward Campamento Paso. Scale ladders and enjoy views of the glacier before returning to the lodge for dinner.

Approximately 8-10 hours of trekking (*Only required to carry a day pack on trail)

Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); accommodations

Day 9: Refugio Grey to Puerto Natales (10ft/3m). Spend one final half day in the park. A short three hour walk toward the lake will take you to the catamaran back to Pehoé and out of the park. OneSeed transport will be awaiting your arrival to take the scenic ride back to Puerto Natales. Share a farewell dinner together before a restful night in our partner lodge.

Approximately 3-4 hours trekking

Inclusions: All meals (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); ground transportation; catamaran ride; accommodations

Day 10: Puerto Natales to Santiago (1,706ft/520m). Take a bus to Punta Arenas and fly back to Santiago for a final evening in the city.

Inclusions: Breakfast (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); airport transfer; domestic flight; accommodations

Day 11: Santiago (1,706ft/520m). International flights depart.

Inclusions: Breakfast (choice of 2 options including vegetarian, coffee, tea, water. Other options available for guest purchase); airport transfers.

All itineraries are subject to change based on local conditions and the judgment of the guide.

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Preparation

What should I pack?

OneSeed will provide all group equipment. You are responsible only for personal clothing and gear. Below is a list of suggested items for your expedition…

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What’s the weather like?

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…

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Meet the Team

Included:

medical/evacuation insurance (learn more)
3 nights accommodation in Santiago
domestic flight (RT) to Punta Arenas
all accommodations on trek (shared bathroom)
breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the trek
trekking permits and entry fees
farewell banquet
guide services
all ground transportation in Chile
guided excursions in Santiago

Not Included:

personal items (laundry, clothing, snacks, etc.)
trip cancellation insurance (offered as an option)
international airfare and meals during travel
snacks during trek

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel 60 days or more prior to your scheduled departure for this adventure then you will be able to reschedule or be reimbursed the full cost of this adventure net the non-refundable deposit of $1000.00. If any cancellation is made less than 60 days prior to your scheduled departure for this adventure then you will lose the complete value of your experience.

Refund Policy

If your adventure must be canceled due to circumstances outside of your own (e.g. weather or size of party), we will work with you to reschedule for no extra fees. If rescheduling is not possible, you will be reimbursed the total amount of your purchase, net a 20% administrative fee.

All discounted and promotional offers made through third-party partners are non-refundable.

Insure Your Trip

OneSeed provides optional cancellation and interruption insurance for all expeditions. Please review the OneSeed Cancellation and Refund Policy before purchasing any expedition.  Travelex cancellation and interruption insurance covers unforeseen events that may prevent you from participating in your scheduled expedition.

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Departure End Date Status
November 07, 2014 November 17, 2014 Full
November 14, 2014 November 24, 2014 Open
November 21, 2014 December 01, 2014 4 spots left!
November 28, 2014 December 08, 2014 Open
December 05, 2014 December 15, 2014 Open
December 12, 2014 December 22, 2014 4 spots left!
December 19, 2014 December 29, 2014 Open
January 02, 2015 January 12, 2015 Open
January 16, 2015 January 26, 2015 Open
January 23, 2015 February 02, 2015 Open
February 06, 2015 February 16, 2015 Open
February 13, 2015 February 23, 2015 Open
February 20, 2015 March 02, 2015 Open
March 06, 2015 March 16, 2015 Open
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March 27, 2015 April 06, 2015 Open