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Torres del Paine National Park, Region de Magallanes y de la Antartica Chilena, Chile

How much does it cost to travel to Torres del Paine National Park?

You should plan to spend around $79 (CL$75,089) per day on your vacation in Torres del Paine National Park. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $24 (CL$22,969) on meals
  • $32 (CL$30,715) on local transportation
  • $62 (CL$58,704) on hotels

A one week trip to Torres del Paine National Park for two people costs, on average, $1,102 (CL$1,051,249). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
    $79
    CL$75,089
  • One Week Per person
    $551
    CL$525,624
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    $1,102
    CL$1,051,249
  • One Month Per person
    $2,361
    CL$2,252,676
  • One Week For a couple
    $1,102
    CL$1,051,249
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    $2,203
    CL$2,102,497
  • One Month For a couple
    $4,722
    CL$4,505,351
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Torres del Paine National Park cost?

A one week trip to Torres del Paine National Park usually costs around $551 (CL$525,624) for one person and $1,102 (CL$1,051,249) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Torres del Paine National Park on average costs around $1,102 (CL$1,051,249) for one person and $2,203 (CL$2,102,497) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Torres del Paine National Park will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Torres del Paine National Park on average costs around $2,361 (CL$2,252,676) for one person and $4,722 (CL$4,505,351) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.




Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Torres del Paine National Park has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Torres del Paine National Park expensive to visit?

Torres del Paine National Park is a reasonably affordable place to visit. Located in Chile, which is a moderately priced country, visitors will appreciate the relatively low cost of this destination. It falls in the average range in the country for its prices. If you're traveling on a budget, then this is a good destination with affordable accommodation, food, and transportation.

Within South America, Torres del Paine National Park is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Curitiba or Lima.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Torres del Paine National Park Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Torres del Paine National Park?

The average Torres del Paine National Park trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Torres del Paine National Park travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.


Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) CL$58,704 ($62)
Local Transportation 1 CL$30,715 ($32)
Food 2 CL$22,969 ($24)
Entertainment 1 CL$29,644 ($31)
Alcohol 2 CL$2,571 - 7,714 ($3 - 8)
Accommodation Budget in Torres del Paine National Park
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Torres del Paine National Park is $31 (CL$29,352). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Torres del Paine National Park is $62 (CL$58,704). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    $31
    CL$29,352
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    $62
    CL$58,704

Hotel Prices in Torres del Paine National Park

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Torres del Paine National Park based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $807. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Torres del Paine National Park
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Torres del Paine National Park is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $32 (CL$30,715) per person, per day, on local transportation in Torres del Paine National Park.


  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    $32
    CL$30,715


Flights to Torres del Paine National Park
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Rental Cars in Torres del Paine National Park
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Food Budget in Torres del Paine National Park
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • While meal prices in Torres del Paine National Park can vary, the average cost of food in Torres del Paine National Park is $24 (CL$22,969) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Torres del Paine National Park should cost around $9.63 (CL$9,188) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Torres del Paine National Park is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food2 Meals for one day
    $24
    CL$22,969


Entertainment Budget in Torres del Paine National Park
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • Entertainment and activities in Torres del Paine National Park typically cost an average of $31 (CL$29,644) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.


  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    $31
    CL$29,644


Alcohol Budget in Torres del Paine National Park
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average person spends about $5.39 (CL$5,143) on alcoholic beverages in Torres del Paine National Park per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    $5.39
    CL$5,143


Torres del Paine National Park On a Budget
Torres del Paine National Park Glacier in Torres del Paine National Park
The Torres del Paine National Park is located in the extreme south of Patagonian Chile. Situated in the southern part of the Andes, the National Park is full of stunning mountains, lakes, rock formations, and glaciers, making it a hiker's paradise. The best time to visit is between November and April, which is their spring and summer. Be prepared though, as weather can change dramatically when traveling through the park, no matter the season!

Check out our ultimate guide to Hiking in Patagonia.
Sights
The Torres del Paine is full of sights that will take your breath away! Some of the must see areas in the park include the Three Towers, for which the park was named after. You can climb to the top of the towers, about 3,000 feet high, which includes a hike through an old canopied forest and scaling the exposed area of the tower. For more incredible views, go to the Mirador las Torres, a beautiful lookout that includes a hike over rivers, through lush greenery, and past waterfalls. It is a fairly long hike but well worth it for its stunning views of the Torres and the surrounding area. For something a little more relaxed, take a boat ride on the Lago Grey to visit the Grey Glacier. Pieces of the glacier have fallen off into the lake, making for an exciting, and sometimes noisy, boat ride.

Entrances and Nearby Cities
Torres del Paine is a fairly large park with the three most common entrances being Laguna Amarga Gate, the Pudeto Gate, and the Administration Office of Villa Monzino. The Laguna Amarga is one of the more popular gates, as many buses from Puerto Natales will stop here first.

The closest city, about a two-hour drive away, is Puerto Natales. Here, you'll find countless restaurants, grocery stores, and lodging options. This is a great place to stay if you plan on doing day trips to the park.

Activities
The best option for exploring the Torres del Paine is to take a multi-day trek via one of the many well marked trails. The most popular multi-day trek is called the W Circuit which runs west to east through the park and takes about 4 to 5 days. On this circuit, you'll see all of the major sights of the park including some of the best campsites in the area.

If you prefer daytrips, you can start at the Laguna Amarga gate where you take a minibus to the Hosteria Las Torres, hike the Campamento Torres, and see the Mirador Torres. Or, you can start at the Pudeto gate then take a sightseeing boat tour on the Lago Grey to view the Grey Glacier.

Keep in mind, there is an entrance fee for the park which must be paid in cash using Chilean currency, no cards or other currencies are taken. This is just a one time pass, meaning if you take day trips, you will have to pay the entrance fee every time you go back into the park. But, if you are doing a multi-day trek through the park, you only pay the fee once.
Food and Dining
You'll want to bring as much food as you can carry as campsites will only have some prepackaged food available at very high prices. Even for those on day trips, be sure to bring lunch, snacks, and water to sustain you for the entire day. When you need to stock up, head to Puerto Natales where you'll find grocery stores, specialty stores, and plenty of restaurants.

Transportation
One of the best ways to get into the park is from the city of Puerto Natales which offers daily buses to and from the Laguna Amarga gate. Other options include going through a tour company whose buses will drop you off at one of the gates to the park, and getting in by car. You can rent a car from one of the larger cities in Chile, then take a scenic drive to the park where you can safely leave the car while you go on your trek.

Once inside the park, you'll find a catamaran which runs from the Pudeto Gate entrance to Refugio Paine Grande which helps save time when doing a day trek. Minibuses run from the Amarga gate to the start of the Torres Trail, which is the main trail of the park. Finally, you can travel via boat between Lago Grey and Refugio Grey in order to see the Grey Glacier.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.