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Torres del Paine Full O Circuit Trek

East to West (Anticlockwise) with In/Out Puerto Natales

9 Nights / 10 Days

We offer the “O” Circuit Trek in Torres del Paine in a “ready-to-go” program. Moreover, we include in the itinerary your accommodation in Puerto Natales before the trek, transport from your hotel to Torres del Paine, accommodation with bedding and all meals each night of the trek. We also include your transport back to your hotel and a final night at a hotel in Puerto Natales.

With our premium version we also include trekking poles, luggage storage and delivery, if you are going on to El Calafate or coming in from El Calafate, as well as Torres del Paine park entry tickets pre-bought and delivered to you.

Itinerary W Trek “O” Circuit

Operated: Between mid October to End of March

Based upon 2-People (for more people please just let us know).

Note: We can add a guide if required.

We can offerthe following itinerary that will include accommodation in Puerto Natales pre- and post your visit to Torres del Paine, transfers in and out of Torres del Paine, 9 nights’ accommodation with bedding and all meals on the Circuit. Send Us Your Enquiry…

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About the "O" Circuit

The Torres del Paine Full Circuit Trek

The Full O Circuit Trek is the trail that includes the W Trek, but also the route that goes around the back of the Torres del Paine Central massif. Some would term this area as “the back country”. It is called the “O” circuit because it effectively forms the shaoe of a circle when viewed down from above.

However, this trail has to be walked anti-clockwise starting at the Torres del Paine Welcome centre. From here the first stop off is Camping Serron. This is a fully-serviced camp site whereupon we will have your tent already set up on a platform. Also included will be your sleeping bag with liner. In addition, you can take all your meals in the adjacent food service cabin.

Moreover, the next day involves a trek to Refugio Dickson in the back country taking in incredible sights behind the “Towers” of Torres del Paine. At Refugio Dickson you will have dorm room, bunk bed accommodation, sleeping bags with liners and all meals included.

Shortly after Dickson, for the following day’s trek, is Camping Los Perros for a good nights sleep. However, at Camping Perros there are no many services. You will get yout tent, set up, sleeping bag and liner, but there is no food cabin apart from a small minimarket.

In the morning you will need to be energised for the steep climb to the John Gardner pass for a spectacular view over Glacier Grey.

Itinerary W Trek “O” Circuit

The W Trek

Once you have got to the John Garner viewpoint the trek will lead towards the western start of the W Trek. Considering the John Gardner pass is high the next sector is mainly a downhill stretch that passes through forests and beside Glacier Grey until you get to Refugio Grey.

At Refugio Grey you will find you have a bunk bed in a dorm room, sleeping bag with liner and all meals included in the dining room. After a night at Refugio Grey the trail follows Grey Lake and then up and down to Refugio Paine Grande.

Refugio Paine Grande is a larger refugio, but here you will also get a bunk bed in a dorm room, sleeping bag with liner and all meals taken in the dining room. Following dinner and a good night’s sleep at Grande you will be heading to the French Valley with its hanging glaciers and steep-sided valley walls.

The French Valley

Following the French Valley trek you will either be stopping for the night at Domos Frances or Refugio, or Cabins Cuernos. Each place will have a bed for you with sleeping bag and liner and all meals set up for your consumption.

The next leg of the trek will take you to Refugio Chileno. Here you will find a bunk bed in a dorm room, sleeping bag with liner and all meals set up for your enjoyment.

The Torres Base

In the morning is the final trek to the famous Torres Base. When you get to the view point you will see a lagoon at the feet of the three needle-carved, vertically-sided towers of granite rock. Following this achievement you will back track to Refugio Chileno and then on past and down to where Hotel Las Torres is, the Welcome Centre and Refugios Central and Norte. Once you get here you will have compleed the Full Torres del Paine Circuit, or “O” Trek.

And, of course, the numbingly stunning natural wilderness scenery that accompanies every point of the path you will be walking along.

For full trek descriptions please refer to our information in this site on the Torres del Paine Circuit Trek itinerary.

Other Excursions

Of course we can add to this itinerary any of the other excursions and activities in the area such as penguins and whales from Punta Arenas, trekking in El Chalten and extra nights in Puerto Natales.

We can also include Antarctica expeditions from Ushuaia or Punta Arenas and any other part of Chile or Argentina. Just mention it all in the enquiry form.


The Torres del Paine Full Circuit Trek Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival to Puerto Natales.
Transfer- own arrangements (use local service) to hotel (or we can arrange this as an extra if required).

Hotel in Puerto Natales, matrimonial or twin-bed room, breakfast included

Day 2

Following a good nights sleep we will come and collect you at 06:30hrs for your private transfer to the bus terminal. Here you will board the regular bus to the Laguna Amarga entrance at  Torres del Paine, arriving at around 12:00hrs. Moreover, here you need to pay park entrance fee. Following the entrance payment you will board the shuttle to the Torrs del Paine Welcome Centre from where you can begin the trek to Camping Serón, which will take around 5hrs.

Camping Serón

Previously set up tent, sleeping bags, ground matts

Hot dinner, breakfast and box lunch included.

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Day 3

Optional early start, 6hr trek to the Dickson sector.

Refugio Dickson

Dorm room on bunk beds

Hot dinner, breakfast and box lunch included.

Itinerary W Trek “O” Circuit

Day 4

Optional early start and start trek to Perros which is approx 5hrs

Camping Perros

Tent, sleeping bags, ground matts.

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Day 5

Crossing the John Gardner path.

Very early start and trek to Refugio Grey, which is approx. 11hrs.

Refugio Grey

Dorm room on bunk beds Refugio Grey.

Hot dinner, breakfast and box lunch included.

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Day 6

Late start, trek to Paine Grande sector, 4hrs.

Refugio Paine Grande

Dorm room on bunk beds Paine Grande.

Hot dinner, breakfast and box lunch included.

Day 7

Optional early start and start trek to Refugio Cuernos or Dome Frances which is approx. 5hrs direct, or 10hrs via the French Valley.

Then either a 5hr trek to Domos Frances or 6hrs on Refugio or Cabañas Cuernos

Cuernos or Frances

Dorm room on bunk beds in Refugio Cuernos, or Private Cabin, or Dorm room on bunk beds in a dome at Frances.

Hot dinner, breakfast and box lunch included.

Day 8

Hike from Cuernos or Frances to Refugio El Chileno, approx. 5 hrs.

Refugio El Chileno

Dorm room on bunk beds Paine Grande.

Hot dinner, breakfast and box lunch included.

Day 9

Optional very early start, 2hr trek up to Torres base, Rest, then 2hrs back to Chileno, collecting any bag you left behind and hike down to the Welcome Center.

Take the shuttle to Laguna Amarga, and make the connection with the regular bus at 14:30 hrs or at 19:30 hrs

Transfer to your Hotel

Hotel in Puerto Natales, matrimonial or twin-bed room, breakfast included

 Day 10



In the event that any of the accommodation on the W trek is not available we will seek to secure alternative accommodation that may involve a different refugio or camping, but with the tent set up on a platform, ground mat, sleeping bag and all meals included. The rate will be the same. 

If you’d like us to arrange this itinerary for you, please send us your request…

What's Included & Price

Included in the Cost

Transportation from Puerto Natales to Torres del Paine and back.


Breakfast at HOTELS.

Bedding at accommodation on the Circuit.

Camping equipment in Camping Serón and Camping Perros.

Towels in Refugio Dickson, Refugio Paine Grande, Refugio Grey

All meals (full board) at refugios or alternative accommodation on the Circuit trek route

Not Included

Any service not specified in the program.

Additional activities.

Health insurance. Drinks.

Price per person from USD 1,775

Please send us your enquiry…

Send Us Your Enquiry

Please supply us with as much information as you can about where you want to go, what you want to do, what you want to experience and how much money you want to spend (or do not want to spend!).  How many people, what type of beds (matrimonial, twin, single etc.)

VIP – if you are a VIP in any of the fields such as celebrity and/or political and/or business, and you need “special attention” such as privacy and/or security for your trip please use an alias in the enquiry, but mention that you are VIP and one of the directors will handle your request and keep your real name and details confidential.

Remember, our speciality is to create a travel itinerary custom-built to your needs.

Itinerary W Trek “O” Circuit

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