Hotel Lago Grey
Spacious, comfortable, and aesthetic rooms feature central heating, satellite TV, a safe and breathtaking views. A highlight of your stay will be taking a walk in pristine nature right outside of your room. They offer standard and superior rooms, with the main difference being that the superior rooms have better views
GREAT WATERFALL & HORNS LOOKOUT
We will drive about 45 minutes to the parking area of the Great Fall viewpoint. From that place, we start a simple trek. The landscape is of the Patagonian steppe, where it predominates, the
calafate (Berberis Microphyla), The Mata Barrosa (Mulinum Spinosum) and the marked burnt forests of Lengas (Nothofagus Pumilio) and Ñirres (Nothofagus Antarctica), that were burnt in the
fire in 2011. We arrive at a viewpoint with an impressive view of Lake Nordenskjöld, with the Horns of the Paine behind in all their magnitude. Also to the left, we have an excellent view to Big Paine Mountain and to the right to Admiral Nieto. Back on the trail, we take a detour on the last stretch of our route and pass through one of the park’s main waterfalls, the imposing Great Fall.
After visiting, we go back to the Van and return to the hotel. The return leg lasts approximately 45 min.
1/2 day, 10km hiking
CONDOR LOOKOUTWe will drive about 45min towards the center of Torres del Paine National Park, where we begin our hike. It is a simple trek with a maximum height of 400 m.a.s.l, starting at 45 m.a.s.l. There is an incredible view of the Paine River and Lake Pehoé, with it’s turquoise colors facing the magnificent Paine Range. At the top of this viewpoint, with some luck, it is possible to see Condors. As a platform for taking off, juvenile condors are taught by their parents to undertake the flight or many times to rest on days that are not so windy in the conglomerate formations that originated there. After the descent we return to the hotel.
1/2 day, 5.5 km walking
We will walk from our hotel towards Pingo River to start our trek on a flat path with slights ascents and descents. After a couple of minutes we will enter in a forest with view towards Big Paine and Cordón Olguín. An hour and a half later, will arrive at the viewpoint of “Chorrillo Los Salmones” named for the salmons which are possible to see descending downstream the waterfall. It is important to mention that this area is only possible to be visited with a certified hotel guide because its forest has not been affected by the last fires inside the park.
1/2 day, 5.5km walking
FERRIER MOUNTThis is an excellent option to see most of the National Park being close to the hotel. First we will ascend the challenging path that leads to the Ferrier viewpoint; The path is very steep approximately 60 ° elevation and altitude is gained quickly (700 m.a.s.l). First we will cross the river before reaching the always windy viewpoint. Then we will enter a beautiful forest of Lengas (Nothofagus Pumilio). Here we will have spectacular panoramic views of the Glacier Grey and the icebergs floating on the lake, Paine Range, Paine River, Toro Lake, Pingo Glacier, among others. The descent is by the same path. This time only downhill, and then return to the hotel.
1/2 day, 6.5km walking
MISCELLANEOUS TRAILSuitable for almost everyone. This is a great alternative for passengers who have a couple of free hours and want to enjoy an interesting and eye- catching short trek within Torres del Paine National Park. This trail is located next to Administración CONAF, which is about 30 minutes driving from Hotel Lago Grey. There you will have a panoramic view of the amazing Paine Massif to the north and also the great “Toro” lake (which is the biggest lake in region) to the south. The interesting and historic facts together with a rich diversity of plants and birds make this excursion a great opportunity to enjoy and learn about the area at the same time.
1/2 day, 4.5km walking
Navigation Round Trip
This is a 2hour 45 minute boat trip on the Lake Grey in order to visit the Grey Glacier. It includes a pisco sour or a soft drink on board and there is a guide who will accompany you during the trip. First you must check-in at the Hotel Lago Grey one hour before the departure time. Then you have to walk between 30-45 minutes across a pebble beach to get to the boat. *The zodiac boat that goes between the hotel and the catamaran is not available during the low season (April-October). In high season (November-March) this boat is subject to the weather conditions and can only be confirmed in the moment of check in.