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Las Torres 1, Torres del Paine National Park, Chile
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 March 2016

This was a great walk with fantastic infrastructure that made it really easy to complete. I actually found planning my trip here quite difficult due to the large variation in quality of information provided so I'll try and write a comprehensive review to help others...More

28  Thank funlight
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

The W is a great hike but Fantastico Sur charge exorbitant prices. First of all there is no need for a guide the trail is way marked extensively. That will save up to $1,000. Secondly Fantastico will charge you $200 to book the refugios even...More

14  Thank Joe K
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Hi friends, I had multiple travelers ask me questions on how to visit W trail. Here are the details. How to hike? The hike takes 4 to 5 days. We took 4 days and 3 nights to complete the hike and it was a bit...More

4  Thank Nageswara Rao V
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I stayed at Ecocamp Chile. Arrangements were made through Eco Chile Travel. I highly recommend their service. The camp is a collection of geo domes. Some are common areas for dining, etc. Others are for sleeping. There are various levels of accommodation (and pricing) in...More

2  Thank georgek391
Reviewed 2 May 2018

I completed the W-Trek with Dittmar Adventures and cannot recommend them more highly. My guides, Carlos and Juan were professional and knowledgeable. In fact, I was on a three week overland tour and learnt more from Carlos and Juan about Chile - sights (mountains, glaciers,...More

4  Thank ness_orr
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Be prepared, this is a hiking trip to test all senses. The route can be tough so you need to be fit. Have the right gear and equipment. Clothing for various weather conditions is essential and shoes are important. The route will have water and...More

4  Thank Globaltrotter74
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We did a guided trek with Cascada Expediciones who also own Eco Camp. They have the best guides, best route, and unbelievable accomodations

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We did a segment of the W one day. Beautiful and iconic, but so very packed with foreigners and amenities. We also did a day hike elsewhere in the park and had a much more positive time with killer views. Consider going off the beaten...More

2  Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 29 March 2018

This walk had been on my bucket list for a decade or so - it took me almost that long to save so that I could do it in style at EcoCamp! Be prepared for super high winds in this part of the world, take...More

Thank Moo499
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Got to say.. O is much better since you don't see many people on the other side of the mountains.. and view changes a lot.. but the W is pretty much hike along the water.. pretty but too many people back and forth.. I don't...More

2  Thank lifecity
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

i don't like to hike. i don't believe i was given a hiking body, but this trail wasvery easy. not much effort. i enjoyed all 3 hours of it....mostly because i had to, because of my wife. she loves to hike.

Thank Franklin W
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Three of us hiked the W trail and stayed in refugios 4 nights . The scenery was stunning, the park staff was friendly and helpful. Everyone working at the refugios was nice and the refugios themselves were better than I expected. Yea the prices were...More

2  Thank bernie20842
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