Bader Valley, 3 Days / 2 Nights

Day 1. Puerto Natales - Bader Valley.

Our private transfer will pick you up at your accommodation at 08:00 am to go to the National Park Torres del Paine. On our way there, we will be able to appreciate beautiful and extensive Patagonian landscapes, and also some animals such as guanacos, rheas (ñandúes), gray foxes, flamingos and condors if we are lucky. We will begin our hike towards Los Cuernos Refuge, taking a trail in undulating terrain under the feet of Mount Almirante Nieto (2,680 mts), and along the North shore of Lake Nordenskjöld, one of the largest lakes within the Park. We will make a stop to enjoy our lunch and recover energy. Then we will take a slope towards the entrance of the valley, we will ascend for 1.5 hours to the camp. As we get heigher we will get to see the lakes Nordenskjöld, Pehoe, Toro and an imposing view of the East Horn. We Will spend the night at Bader camp.

Trail: 6 hours, 11 km, slope 600 m / \
Physical Difficulty: Medium-High.

Bader valley

Day 2. Full Day Bader Valley

We will begin our excursion to the valley after breakfast, we will only pack our lunch and extra clothes in our backpacks. We will ascend through a soft moraine on the west face of Mount Almirante Nieto during 3 hours approximately where we will be able to appreciate breathtaking views of the Horns, Mascara Hill, Blade, Sword, Fortress and Almirante Nieto. If the weather conditions allow it and we still have energy, we can climb a steep moraine for about an hour, to reach the feet of the South Tower. We will take the same route to go back to Bader camp where we will spend the night.

Trail: 6-7 hours, 12 km, height difference 400 m / \
Physical Difficulty: Medium-High.

Bader valley 2

Day 3. French Valley - Puerto Natales.

After breakfast, around 9:00 am, we will pack our camping and begin our walk. We will descend to the main path (1 hour) to continue to the French Valley which will take 3.5 hours approx. Once we reach the entrance of the valley (Italian Camp) where we will leave our backpacks, we will begin to ascend (1 hour) through the moraine that contains the French Glacier. The path is furrowed between lengas and coigües that give life to a true Japanese garden. Once at the viewpoint we will enjoy our lunch with one of the best views of the Park: below the valley there will be a beautiful panoramic view of the lakes Nordenskjöld, Pehoé and Del Toro, on one side of the valley we will see the immense granite walls and sedimentary rock of the Horn of the Paine and on the other side, the immense Paine Grande with its thick hanging glaciers that can give off sound and magnificent avalanches. We will return along the same path to the Italian camp and then we will continue for 2 more hours to the Paine Grande lodge where we will embark on a catamaran at 18:30 hrs to cross Pehoe Lake and meet with our private driver to head to Puerto Natrales (2 hrs.)

Trail: 8-9 hours, 26 km, height difference 500 m / \
Physical Difficulty: Medium-High.

* Slope references: m / \ (ascends and descends the mentioned slope)

Note: This program may be subject to changes due to weather conditions or other unexpected situations that are not under our control.

View to Cuernos del Paine, Cerro Mascara, Cerro Hoja, from the Bader Valley, Torres del Paine national park, Patagonia, Chile

Rates:

Group of 2 people 3-4 people 5-8 people
Price per person USD$ USD$ 895 USD$ 795 USD$ 695

Includes:

  • Private transport
  • Professional Guide
  • Park entrance fee
  • Two nights in camping (includes tent, sleeping bag and matt)
  • All meals in the park (breakfast, lunch box and dinner)
  • Pehoe Lake Navigation

Not included:

  • Extra nights
  • Extra food
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Medical Expenses
  • Tips

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