Lazo to Weber Trek / Trekking Lazo - Weber
Only Possible with a Pre-Arranged Private Transfer (with Experience Chile)
- Operated: From October to April.
- Start: Laguna Verde (Located at Estancia Lazo)
- End: Weber bridge
- Trek Time: 5hrs return, but usually done as a one way.
- Distance: 13 km
- Difficulty: Medium
- Experience Required: None, but you need to be reasonably fit and accustomed to long walks.
- Altitude Drop: 559m
The start of this trek is from the Estancia (Hosteria) Mirador del Paine – which is technically outside the Park and will required transport to get here. The trek takes about 2.5hrs and offers a great view of Lago Toro and a panoramic view of the Torres del Paine Massif, glaciers and other mountains. It ends in the Park not far from the Weber bridge. Therefore, you will need to be met at the end point.
At the start of this trek you will pass by the Laguna Verde and then walk through a Lenga and Coigue forest. You may see ducks, frogs, woodpeckers, condors, and possibly local bird species like jargon and Cachaña.
After 2 hrs walking, you will reach the Onda Lagoon, and you will be able to look over the Baguales mountain range and the Cuenos del Paine.
From here you will cross over towards the western section of the park and continue on through to the Ciervos lagoon and reach the Toro lookout at 559m where you will get an incredible view of Lake Toro, the Paine river, Serrano Valley, Mount Balmaceda, the Geike and Tyndall glaciers and the southern Patagonian ice field, you will continue de path until the Weber bridge and the trek will be finish.