Mirador las Torres

Adventurous Trekking to the Highlight of this National Park

The hike to Mirador las Torres is a special excursion in Torres del Paine National Park. This route is not extremely difficult, although it can be a challenge due to the changing weather. But you'll be rewarded with one of the best views in the park.

The trek to the park's three granite peaks is considered one of the highlights of Chile. It shows well the diversity of the park, as well as its beauty. Where you also have the chance to see wildlife along the way.

You walk through deep valleys and extensive forests, pay attention to the trees that have grown crookedly due to the hard. Look around you often, until you finally have a view of the icons of the park.
The trip is not easy, but not really difficult either. The last part you have to climb over boulders. The most common starting point is Hosteria Las Torres.

Sunrise at Mirador Las Torres

Sunrise is the most beautiful moment of the day. The surprisingly red sun shines precisely on the three peaks. But for this you have to go out in the middle of the night. You can do this with a guide, but you can also do this yourself.
It can be very cold at night. In addition, you must have a good flashlight with you. It is also possible to go camping at the peak, so that you get there first the next morning. Ask locally for tips on how to do this.

Hike in One Day

A view of Mirador las Torres during the day.

This tour can be done in one day. Check the weather in advance. With fog there is a chance that you will not see anything. You can also go out at night and watch the sunrise at Tres Torres.
If you want to do the walk in a day, you have to sleep in the park. This is possible at the various lodges. Otherwise it can get tight, and then you miss so many other beautiful things in this immense park.

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