Granite peaks, glaciers, pristine lakes, and sparkling rivers are calling for your attention in Torres del Paine National Park.

A man is standing in front of a lake and snow-capped mountains. Hiking in Torres del Paine brings some incredible views.

Nestled within the awe-inspiring landscapes of southern Chilean Patagonia, Torres del Paine National Park emerges as a masterpiece of nature, captivating the hearts of adventurers and nature enthusiasts alike. Encompassing a staggering 699 square miles of diverse ecosystems, this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve has been declared the world’s eighth wonder, inviting visitors to discover its unparalleled beauty.

The park's iconic centrepiece is the Cordillera del Paine, a collection of granite pillars that soar dramatically above the Patagonian steppe. These majestic towers do not merely define Torres del Paine; there’s also a tapestry of teal and azure lakes, emerald forests, roaring rivers, icebergs, and a radiant blue glacier. All this is inhabited by guanacos, ñandúes, and elusive pumas, and you can witness them by following one of the many well-defined hiking paths. Or why not embrace the gaucho culture still prevalent in Torres del Paine and explore this landscape on horseback?

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Your Luxury Torres del Paine Trip Ideas

We have several popular Patagonia itineraries that journey towards Torres del Paine’s high-reaching peaks. Take a read or speak to one of our Luxury Travel Specialists, who can tailor-make a luxury trip to Patagonia that meets your travel needs.

Two-Week Luxury Holiday in Chile

Two-Week Luxury Holiday in Chile

Santiago, San Pedro de Atacama, Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Valparaíso, San Antonio Valley.

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Chile Luxury Holiday

Chile Luxury Holiday

Santiago, San Pedro de Aatacama, Casablanca, Torres del Paine National Park.

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Two-Week Chile Adventure Holiday

Two-Week Chile Adventure Holiday

Casablanca, Mallin Colorado, Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine National Park, Santiago.

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When to go to Torres del Paine

The weather in Torres del Paine is famous for being unpredictable, potentially offering all four seasons in one day.

 

Summer (December to February)

The summer months bring long days, the chance of clear skies and warm temperatures, meaning they’re generally considered the best time to visit Torres del Paine. However, it is the windiest time of year. Unsurprisingly, this is the high season, so you should book hotels in advance and should expect the hiking trails to be busy.

 

Winter (April to September)

The winter months bring snowfall, which is undeniably beautiful but can cause problems for hikers. Some trails will be inaccessible, and hotels may be shut.

 

Spring (September to December) & Autumn (March to May)

These shoulder seasons tend to be less crowded, meaning you can appreciate the sublime scenery without interruptions. These months bring an exquisite tapestry of spring flowers and vibrant foliage.

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Lotte Nash

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Your Luxury Accommodation Options in Torres del Paine

Wayfairer only partners with hotels that meet our luxury and responsible tourism standards. Here are some of our favourite places to stay in Torres del Paine.

EcoCamp Patagonia

EcoCamp Patagonia

Nestled into the heart of Torres del Paine National Park, around 315 kilometres (196 miles) from Pun...

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The sun is setting, casting hues of orange, blue and pink across a lake in Torres del Paine.

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