Sarmiento & Amarga Entrances Trek

All year round

Sarmiento & Amarga entrances medium intensity trek, soft hike that passes by two of the Torres del Paine National Park entrances.

Price per person:

CLP$ 69.000 per person.


09:00 am to 06:00 pm


9 hours.

Minimum of passengers

Departure from 4 passengers.


pick up at your accommodation (urban area), shared transport, bilingual guide (Spanish and English) and hiking poles.

What to bring:

comfortable clothing, warm clothing, water, sunscreen, sunglasses, trekking shoes and waterproof clothing.

Not included:

water, entrance fee to Torres del Paine National Park (see details in FAQs) and food.


minimum age required of 8 years old.

Cancellation and rescheduling policy:

48 hours.

If you cancel your reservation up to 48 hours before the start of the activity, we will refund you 100% of the reservation payment. No refunds will be issued on cancellation requests received after the indicated anticipation.

We will pick you up at your hotel in Puerto Natales to go to the Lago Sarmiento Entrance, where we will begin our trek of near 6 km (3.7 miles) -recommended to train for the Base of Torres del Paine Trek. We will follow a softly inclined track, with a view of the Sarmiento Lake, hunting area of the puma. After walking for 1 hour, we will see rock paintings of about 6000 years old. Hunter groups that were the first inhabitants of Patagonia frequented this place. Here we will rest and take pictures of the surroundings, while we listen to the local history. Then, we will go on to the Blanquillos Lagoon, nesting place of different birds. After 3 hours of trek, we will reach the Laguna Amarga Entrance, where we will be able to use the bathroom so then we can board our vehicle and go towards the Paine Waterfall, where we will be able to see the water color variation because of the sediment and minerals. Here we will enjoy our box lunch, with a view of the Torres del Paine. Finally, we will pass by the Cañadón Macho, natural habitat of guanacos' groups, in the way back to the city of Puerto Natales.

*This activity includes pickup and drop off only in accommodations located inside the urban area of Puerto Natales. It does not include pickup nor drop off in accommodations located outside the urban area of Puerto natales, which are Cabañas Joshen Aonken, Cabañas Kauken, Hotel Lago Grey, Hotel Las Torres, Hotel Llanuras de Diana, Hotel Río Serrano, Hostería Lago del Toro, Hostería Pehoé, Hotel del Paine, Hotel Garden Domes and Hostal El Puestero.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What’s the price of Torres del Paine National Park entrance fee?

    Residents in Chile:

    • Adult: CLP$ 9.000 per person.
    • Teenager from 12 to 17: CLP$ 5.000 per person.
    • Child from 0 to 11 years old and adult over the age of 60: don’t pay (despite that, it will be asked for the corresponding ticket).

    Non-residents in Chile:

    • Adult: CLP$ 31.200 per person.
    • Teenagers from 12 to 17 years old: CLP$ 16.000 per person.
    • Child from 0 to 11 years old: don’t pay (despite that, it will be asked for the corresponding ticket).

  • When should I buy the Torres del Paine Park entrance fee?

    The entrance fee for Torres del Paine National Park must necessarily be bought not later than the day before the excursion, in https://www.pasesparques.cl/. At the moment of the pickup, the guide will ask for the entrance fees to all passengers, including children and adults over the age of 60. If one of them does not have the tickets, he or she will not be able to make the tour and there will be no refund.

  • Is it possible to re-enter the park with the same ticket on different days?

    The entrance fee is valid for 3 consecutive days, so you can re-enter without paying again, as long as you pass for one of the entrances so valid your ticket.

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