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TORRES DEL PAINE
HOW TO GET THERE
The main access by land is along Route 9 north: Punta Arenas - Puerto Natales, barely 210 km. The other options by land are through the border crossings: Casas Viejas, Dorotea and Don Guillermo river, which are open all year round.
If you travel by bus, coaches leave from the bus station of El Calafate around 8.30 in the morning. There are about 286 km to Puerto Natales, most of them along gravel roads. The trip includes a stop for refreshments at a neglected hotel/restaurant in the solitude of the Patagonian steppe.
There is a further stop in the city of Río Turbio to change drivers and just a few kilometers ahead the regular Customs procedures have to be completed in order to be admitted into chilean territory. Twelve kilometers ahead of the Chilean border line, the coach finally gets to Puerto Natales, approximately at 14.30, but this depends on the time spent at the border,.
Phone: 41-0595 / 41-4477
Buses Turis Sur
Phillipi and Valdivia
Phone: 41-1202 / 41-3353
Phillipi and Valdivia
Phone: 41-1831 / 41-1639
It is possible to get to Puerto Natales via Puerto Montt, aboard a ferry specially equipped to transport passengers, vehicles and cargo. The journey takes 4 days and 3 nights and ferries arrive and depart on a weekly basis.
NAVIMAG - Turismo COMAPA
Manuel Bulnes 533
Cutter 21 de Mayo
Phone: 41-1978 / 1176
This pass is 618 meters above sea level. One gets there after travelling 27km along Route CH-250 from Puerto Natales. After going through Customs, there are about 14 km to Río Turbio.
November to March: open 24 hours.
April to October: open from 8:00 to 0:00.
Casas Viejas Pass
This pass is 239 meters above sea level. It is located 14 km away from Puerto Natales. After going through Customs, there are about 19 km to Río Turbio.
Open all year from 8:00 to 22:00.
This crossing is only open during summer, from December to March, and it allows access from Puerto Natales through the Cerro Castillo area to El Calafate along National Route N° 40 in Argentina.
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