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Location: Punta Arenas

Day 1 - 3 Jan 2019

Presidente Carlos Ibáñez International Airport

Punta Arenas, Presidente Carlos Ibáñez International Airport
Punta Arenas, Presidente Carlos Ibáñez International Airport
Punta Arenas, Presidente Carlos Ibáñez International Airport

Content: Stared our journey with a 42hr United Airlines Flight from Newark Liberty International Airport to Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport, Punta Arenas. Small airport easy to navigate.

Hotel Cabo de Hornos

Punta Arenas, Hotel Cabo de Hornos
Punta Arenas, Hotel Cabo de Hornos

Content: Took a 30min drive from airport and checked in to Hotel Cabo de Hornos, the location was great and the rooms were spacious and extremely comfortable.

Hotel Cabo de Hornos

Punta Arenas, Hotel Cabo de Hornos
Punta Arenas, Hotel Cabo de Hornos
Punta Arenas, Hotel Cabo de Hornos

Content: After some rest, had dinner at the hotel itself, the restaurant was beautiful and food for amazing.

Location: Punta Arenas

Day 2 - 4 Jan 2019

Puerto Natales

Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales
Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales
Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales

Content: Skipped breakfast and took a 4hr drive from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales, known for Torres del Paine National Park most famous national park. As I was travelling alone, choose a bus to travel which was cheap and convenient.

Location: Puerto Natales

Day 2 - 4 Jan 2019

Torres del Paine National Park

Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine National Park
Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine National Park
Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine National Park

Content: Reached Torres del Paine National Park, started hike exploring beautiful lakes and mountains, stunning views. Hike is very challenging but its worth it and it needs full day to explore.

Pehoe

Puerto Natales, Pehoe
Puerto Natales, Pehoe

Content: Lake Pehoé is a surface water body located in Torres del Paine National Park, a beautiful place.

Camping Lago Grey

Puerto Natales, Camping Lago Grey

Content: Checked-in to Camping Lago Grey, which is a stay at starting point of Torres del Paine National Park, they provide bunk beds and and a public kitchen to cook.

Camping Lago Grey

Puerto Natales, Camping Lago Grey

Content: We had a packed food for our dinner, no restaurants are available. The accommodation should provide food.

Location: Puerto Natales

Day 3 - 5 Jan 2019

Los Vientos Mountain Pass

Puerto Natales, Los Vientos Mountain Pass
Puerto Natales, Los Vientos Mountain Pass

Content: Started hiking to Los Vientos Mountain Pass, crossing river Ascencio we reached the top, the view was amazing but need to be carefull.

Las Torres

Puerto Natales, Las Torres
Puerto Natales, Las Torres

Content: Following a rock trail towards Las Torres, incredible view from Las Torres look out point.

Camping Lago Grey

Puerto Natales, Camping Lago Grey

Content: Later reaching back to our accommodation, we had our dinner with other room mates. And got to know about different countries from different people's.

Location: Puerto Natales

Day 4 - 6 Jan 2019

Almirante Nieto Hill

Puerto Natales, Almirante Nieto Hill
Puerto Natales, Almirante Nieto Hill
Puerto Natales, Almirante Nieto Hill

Content: After having a breakfast, we started our hiking towards Almirante Nieto Hill across the shore of Nordenskjöld Lake.

Cuernos del Paine

Puerto Natales, Cuernos del Paine
Puerto Natales, Cuernos del Paine
Puerto Natales, Cuernos del Paine

Content: Walked to Cuernos del Paine which is a famous grey glacier.

Los Cuernos

Puerto Natales, Los Cuernos
Puerto Natales, Los Cuernos

Content: While hiking we took a stop at Los Cuernos for some breath taking views.

Dome Stay

Puerto Natales, Dome Stay
Puerto Natales, Dome Stay

Content: On the way we took a stay at a artificially assembled dome stay which didn't had any walls.

Dome Stay

Puerto Natales, Dome Stay
Puerto Natales, Dome Stay

Content: Had dinner at the dome stay, the food was good not amazing but it was freshly cooked. Much better then packed food that we had for last two days.

Location: Puerto Natales

Day 5 - 7 Jan 2019

Francès valley

Puerto Natales, Francès valley
Puerto Natales, Francès valley
Puerto Natales, Francès valley

Content: Started our hike early in the morning to Francès valley known as Mirador Valle del Francés. Reached Francés lookout point, the view was impressive, the View to the opposite side is scary as well as beautiful.

Refugio Vértice Paine Grande

Puerto Natales, Refugio Vértice Paine Grande
Puerto Natales, Refugio Vértice Paine Grande
Puerto Natales, Refugio Vértice Paine Grande

Content: Checked-in to a hotel Refugio Vértice Paine Grande, average accommodation on the peak the Blowing winds are very hard. Tents are not recommended.

Refugio Vértice Paine Grande

Puerto Natales, Refugio Vértice Paine Grande

Content: Cooked noodles on my own, the kitchen is separated from seating area, no food available worst experience ever.

Location: Puerto Natales

Day 6 - 8 Jan 2019

Grey Lake

Puerto Natales, Grey Lake
Puerto Natales, Grey Lake
Puerto Natales, Grey Lake

Content: Heading Towards our 3rd milestone passing through one of the unforgettable scenery of the park, hiking through Paine Grande Hill and reached Grey Lake, amazing beauty.

Grey Glacier

Puerto Natales, Grey Glacier
Puerto Natales, Grey Glacier

Content: Hiking further we reached Grey Glacier passing through incredible views.

Hotel Martín Gusinde

Puerto Natales, Hotel Martín Gusinde
Puerto Natales, Hotel Martín Gusinde

Content: Checked-in to hotel, good hotel in center of town with comfy rooms.

Hotel Martín Gusinde

Puerto Natales, Hotel Martín Gusinde
Puerto Natales, Hotel Martín Gusinde

Content: Had dinner after a day long hike, they specially cooked egg for us and it was really delicious and we are thankful for that.

Location: Puerto Natales

Day 7 - 9 Jan 2019

Fjord Ultima Esperanza

Puerto Natales, Fjord Ultima Esperanza
Puerto Natales, Fjord Ultima Esperanza
Puerto Natales, Fjord Ultima Esperanza

Content: After a delicious breakfast, sailing through Fjord Ultima Esperanza, we admired beautiful mountains, waterfalls, residences, and Patagonian bird life.

Balmaceda Glacier

Puerto Natales, Balmaceda Glacier
Puerto Natales, Balmaceda Glacier
Puerto Natales, Balmaceda Glacier

Content: Reached Balmaceda Glacier which is known for untamed beauty.

Serrano Glacier

Puerto Natales, Serrano Glacier

Content: Later arrived at Serrano Glacier, the glacier allows to disembark here on foots which was a good experience.

Hotel Martín Gusinde

Puerto Natales, Hotel Martín Gusinde

Content: Returning back we had fish in dinner which was very fresh and delicious.

Location: Punta Arenas

Day 8 - 10 Jan 2019

Presidente Carlos Ibáñez International Airport

Punta Arenas, Presidente Carlos Ibáñez International Airport
Punta Arenas, Presidente Carlos Ibáñez International Airport
Punta Arenas, Presidente Carlos Ibáñez International Airport

Content: Took a 3hr drive and reached Presidente Carlos Ibáñez International Airport, we took a 23hr Latam Airlines flight to Newark Liberty International Airport. A final goodbye to south America.