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Torres del Paine Refugios and Camping

Updated on September 30, 2017

Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia Chile has seven serviced refugios (with campsites) and four separate serviced camp grounds. They range from the friendly buzz of Refugio Paine Grande, next to an aquamarine lake, to the chilly isolation of Camp El Paso, next to an Ice Field.

Torres del Paine

How to book refugios and campsites

You can book refugios and campsites in Torres del Paine via Vertice Patagonia and FántasticoSur.

Refugios

Including Refugios Dickson, Grey, Torres Norte and Central, Los Cuernos and Paine Grande Mountain Lodge.

Refugios Torres Central and Norte

(FántasticoSur)

These two lively refugios are at the start of the Torres del Paine Circuit and the Torres del Paine W. As well a the usual facilities, Refugio Torres Central has picture-window lounges with bean bags and hammocks and a restaurant serving alcohol as well as meals. The older but similar refugio Torres Norte is 100 metres away.

Rates
Refugio Torres Central
Bed from US$44; Bed with sheets US$51; Full board from US$86 including sheets

Refugio Torres Norte
Bed from US$40; Bed with sheets US$47; Full board from US$82 including sheets

Camping
Camp site US$8; Tent hire US$11; Sleeping bag hire US$6; Mat hire US$3

Refugio Dickson

(Vertice Patagonia)

A good place to wait for the weather to clear before hiking the John Gardner Pass, Dickson Refugio has mountains all around.

Rates
Bed US$27; breakfast US$9; Lunch Box US$13; Full board US$61; Sleeping bag hire US$8

Camping US$6; Two-man tent hire US$13.50; Mat hire US$3; Full board camping US$40

Refugio Grey

(Vertice Patagonia)

A welcome bit of luxury for hikers coming down off the pass, and a good place to prepare for those on their way up there. Picture-perfect setting beside the Iceberg-strewn Lago Grey.

Rates
Bed US$27, Breakfast US$9, Lunch Box US$13, Full board US$61, Sleeping bag hire US$8
Camping US$6, Two-man tent hire US$13.50, Mat hire US$, Full board camping US$40

Paine Grande Mountain Lodge

(Vertice Patagonia)

Paine Grande Mountain Lodge is one of the best equipped refugios in Torres del Paine. On offer are hot showers, telephone and internet, a restaurant and bar, left luggage and safe box.

Rates
Bed only from US$39, Full board from US$73, (Rates do not include sheets, duvets or sleeping bags)
Camp site US$6, Two-man tent hire US$13, Sleeping bag hire US$9

Refugio Los Cuernos

(FántasticoSur)

As well as a refugio and camp site, Los Cuernos has separate lodges. There's also a shop, a restaurant and a hot tub with great views.

Rates
Bed only from US$40, Full board from US$82, (Rates do not include sheets, duvet or sleeping bag)
Camp site US$8, Tent hire US$11, Sleeping bag hire US$6, Mat hire US$3

Los Cuernos Lodges
US$145 per cabin per night
Full Board - 2 people - US$221 per cabin per night
Full Board - 1 person - US$180 per night

Refugio Chileno

(FántasticoSur)

Refugio Chileno has hot showers and a restaurant.

Rates
Bed only from US$40, Full board from US$82, (Rates do not include sheets, duvet or sleeping bag)

Camp site US$8, Tent hire US$11, Sleeping bag hire US$6, Mat hire US$3

Campsites Without Refugios

Camp Séron, Camping Laguna Azul, Camping Lago Pehoé and Camp Los Perros

Camp Séron

(FántasticoSur)

Remote site on the first leg of the Circuit with a small shop.

Rates
Camp site US7, Sleeping bag hire US$6.50, Tent hire US$11, Mat hire US3

Camping Laguna Azul

(La Araucana CCAF)

Stunning lakeside campsite with hot showers, a dining lodge (quincho) and rowboats for hire. Accessible by road, Camping Laguna Azul is popular with day trippers.

Rates
From US$17 for a group camp site

Camping Lago Pehoé
(Overland Sodexho)

Another beautiful lakeside camp, this time beside Lago Pehoé, which has some of the best views of the Paine Massif.

Rates
Camping US$7 per person; Two-man tent hire (with mat) US$18, Sleeping bag hire US$9

Large Dome Tent (for 2) with breakfast US$90 (extra person US$27)
Log roll for fire US$7
Mountain Bike Hire US$3.50 an hour

Restaurant
Breakfast US$11, lunch box US$16, dinner US$23.50, Pehoé Grill US$29

Camp Los Perros

(Vertice Patagonia)

Camp Los Perros is the last refugio before The Pass. Most people camp here before hiking the pass. With a glacier very near, this campsite can be extremely cold and damp.

Rates
Bed US$27, breakfast US$9, Lunch Box US$13, Full board US$61,
Camping US$6, Two-man tent hire US$13.50, Mat hire US$3, Sleeping bag hire US$8, Full board camping US$40

Unmanned Campsites and Refugios

These have no facilities except a fire pit. Some have basic refugios. All are free (listed by trail).

The Circuit
Camp El Paso, Camp Los Guardas,

The W Trek
Camp Italiano, Camp Britannico, Camp Torres, Camp Japonés,

Pingo Trail
Refugio Pingo and Refugio (Conaf), Zapata camping (Conaf)

Other
Campamento Los Carretas, Laguna Verde (Conaf), Laguna Verde (Conaf), Laguna Amarga (Conaf), Lago Paine, Pudeto camping and refugio ( Conaf), Refugio Lago Toro

Hotels

Hotels Las Torres, Pehoé, Explora Salto Chico and Lago Grey are closest to the main treks.

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      Luxury Camping 

      7 years ago

      The scenery looks stunning.

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