Full Paine - Serrano & Balmaceda Glaciers - Reserva Las Torres

Full Paine - Serrano & Balmaceda Glaciers

Van / Navigation / Hiking

This tour gives you the fullest perspective of Torres del Paine National Park in the shortest amount of time and includes a fantastic adventure to the Bernardo O’Higgins National Park.

Tour de día completo Full Paine – Glaciares Serrano y Balmaceda

4 km / 2.5 mi
4-5 hrs catamaran
8-10 hrs total
Easy

Journey into the heart of the Torres del Paine, with constant views of the entire Paine Massif, and stop at the most important lookouts, getting great pictures of Black Bridge, Nordenskjöld Lookout, Sarmiento Lookout, Lake Pehoé and the Salto Grande Waterfall.

After lunch, take an exhilarating, open-air boat ride along the Serrano River towards Mount Balmaceda. You’ll feel the wind and the water as you cruise to Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, the largest National Park in Chile and one of the most pristine places in the Park itself. During this zódiac adventure, you will not only see the Tyndall and Balmaceda Glaciers, but also stop for 1.5hrs near the Serrano glacier, where you can walk through a mystical evergreen forest and snap an unbeatable glacial view.

¿Qué podrás conocer?

Nordenskjöld Lookout

Uniting Pudete with Paine Grande, this turquoise lake serves as the starting point for ecstatic trekkers. It sits under the Los Cuernos Mountains and has an average depth of 200m / 650ft and covers an area of 28 km² / 11mi². It is named after Otto Nordenskjöld (1869-1928), a Swedish-Finnish explorer who dedicated himself to the study of Antarctica, Greenland, Chile, and Peru.

Sarmiento Lookout

Named after the Spanish explorer Sarmiento de Gamboa, it has an average depth of 350m / 1150ft and covers an area of 86 km² / 33mi². It belongs to the same basin as Amarga Lagoon.

Lake Pehoé

A favorite of many for its turquoise colors that often mirror the mountains above, it’s one of the best places to view the Los Cuernos mountains and is also the beginning point for hiking the Francés Valley. It covers an area of 22 km² / 8.5mi².

Salto Grande Waterfall

A magnificent 15m / 50ft waterfall where the Paine River, Lake Nordenskjöld and Lake Pehoé join together. It has a commanding lookout of the striking Los Cuernos Mountains.

Paine Massif

A small but striking mountain range that beholds the majority of the Park’s top sights, including the Las Torres Mountains, Mount Cerro Paine, Ascencio Valley, and the Francés Valley.

Serrano Waterfall

A beautiful cascade on the Serrano Rivers where native “always green” forests of Coigue and Canelo trees line the shores.

Glacier Tyndall

Covering an area of 331km2, this glacier is one of the largest in the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. It sits between the borders of the Torres del Paine and Bernardo O’Higgins National Parks.

Bernardo O'Higgins National Park - PNBO

The largest National Park in Chile and one of the largest in the world. Its contains 49 glaciers that come from the Patagonian Southern Ice Field. It’s location and difficult land access have allowed it to maintain a thriving, pristine and diverse ecosystem.

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What does it include?

All of our tours include an expert and friendly bilingual guide who is thrilled to make your experience the best it can be! Feel free to ask questions and learn as much as you can about the special place you are visiting. Transport and a traditional Patagonian lunch are also included.

In this tour, the 4-5 hour boat trip is provided by a third party company and therefore not included in our all-inclusive programs. The price above includes navigation for those booking tours individually, but, for all-inclusive guests, an additional US $165 will apply.

  • 1 Guided van transport around the park
  • 2 Lunch
  • 3 Don’t forget to bring your camera, with its batteries charged and space on the SD card, so you can capture the unforgettable moments!