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Awasi Patagonia

Chile, Patagonia

5 days

Summary

Awasi Patagonia is in a private reserve with impressive views of the Torres del Paine and Lake Sarmiento. A thick native forest of Lenga and Ñire trees protects the chosen location from the strong Patagonian winds. The native fauna remains protected in these forests where herds of guanaco, nandu, foxes, condors and the occasional puma can be spotted Awasi Patagonia’s strategic location allows you to enjoy the Torres del Paine National Park from the intimacy of our private reserve. Excursions in Awasi are private and are planned according to each person’s preferences and pace. Our guests can go out walking from their villas and experience the different trails in our reserve intimately, observing the flora and fauna, while at the same time programming and enjoying the different excursions in the park and its vicinity with private guides.

Highlights

  • Awasi offers a service that is 100% tailor-made for each guest
  • Guests are assigned a private guide and 4WD vehicle so that excursions are catered to your preferences and interests
  • With just 12 villas on their private reserve, Awasi Patagonia provides an intimate and highly personalised service
  • Enjoy stunning views of the surrounding forest, Lake Sarmiento and the Torres del Paine from your villa
  • Every villa contains its own private hot tub for you to relax in at the end of the day’s explorations
  • Designed by Chilean architect Felipe Assadi using native woods, allowing the structures to blend in with their natural surroundings

ITINERARY

Day 1 Punta Arenas/Torres del Paine

Transfer from Puerto Natales to Awasi Patagonia.

Your all inclusive package includes:
• Private transfers to/ from Puerto Natales
• All meals
• Open Bar (includes mineral water, sodas, juices, house wine and liquors)
• Private excursions with 4WD and expert local guide

At Awasi excursions are private (with a guide and a vehicle assigned to each villa) and are planned according your pace and preferences. The times, duration and routes of each excursion are defined in line with your special interests and wishes.

Day 2 Torres del Paine

Enjoy a full day to explore Torres del Paine National Park with your private driver and guide.

Rather than choosing from structured tours, guests are free to design their own itineraries- all with the help of expert guides. The excursions can be carried out with a greater or lesser degree of physical exertion, depending on the conditions and wishes of our guests. Excursions are divided into half day (between 4 and 6 hours) and full day (between 6 and 10 hours). Our excursion manager and your private guide can discuss with you the best excursion alternatives tailored to your interests, fitness level and preferences.

Day 3 Torres del Paine

Another full day to explore Torres del Paine National Park with your private driver and guide.

Excursion options include:
– Grey Glacier: stroll through an enchanted lenga forest to Grey beach and admire the majestic icebergs that float down from the glacier.
– Pingo River: enjoy the abundance of flora in this sector of the park as you walk along the river banks. You have a good opportunity of spotting the Andean deer in this region.
– Mirador Cumbre: a short but steep hike rewards you with 360 degree views of the park; to the northwest the awe-inspiring Southern Ice Field; to the north the Paine Massif and the famous Horns, with Lake Nordenskjöld at their feet; to the east Sierra Baguales, and to the south Sierra del Toro.

Day 4 Torres del Paine

Another full day to explore Torres del Paine National Park with your private driver and guide.

Excursion options include:
– Mirador Cuernos: The turquoise of the lake contrasts with the glacial white of the mountains and the changing hues of the famous Cuernos del Paine at this accessible lookout point.
– Guanaco Hill: a fantastic place to observe guanacos and ñandús, but also admire the view of the three Torres del Paine “towers” and the sweeping pampas that surround the area.
– Bike the Zamora Descent: Experience the thrill of cycling down through a Patagonian forest of lengas and ñirres with magnificent views of the Zamora River and Las Chinas valleys.

Day 5 Torres del Paine

Depart Awasi Patagonia after breakfast; transfers to Puerto Natales or Cerro Castillo are provided by the lodge.

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