The best route to get to Torres del Paine National Park
Torres del Paine National Park is one of the largest nature reserves in Chile, with an area of over 242 hectares. This makes it one of the three important national parks in the country and is one of the 25 most visited tourist destinations in South America.
The magnitude of this natural sanctuary and the majesty of it’s surroundings, it’s the reason why each season hundreds of tourists from different latitudes, mostly Europeans, visits for trekking through the W circuit, to photograph, observe the flora and fauna and also to break away from the hustle of the urban life, enjoying the comfort offered by our shelters and the landscape that characterizes this unique location.
Based on the above, if you love nature, outdoor sports and moments of prolonged tranquility and satisfaction, the Torres del Paine National Park is a tourist destination that you cannot miss.
For those who visit us for the first time, it will be very helpful to know that there are two routes to reach the Park.
Getting to Torres del Paine from Santiago
The first route is for people who come from Santiago, through the international terminal Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez. They can reach Punta Arenas taking a domestic flight or traveling by bus to Puerto Natales and Torres del Paine.
Getting to Torres del Paine from Buenos Aires
To get from Buenos Aires, people arriving in Argentina via Ezeiza International Airport should board a bus to the province of El Calafate, where they can cross to Chile.
Both routes have Puerto Natales as common destination, which is located only 112 km from the park, where starts the route that leads to the entrance of the reserve.