The inspiration for travelling to beautiful Patagonia may have occurred you when you first saw the majestic blue and white glaciers all around. Or as a trekking enthusiast, you must have come across the fascinating tales shared by the trekkers all around the world regarding how they have completed their summit in Torres del Paine. For the sources of inspiration are many, you need to decide why you want to go there out of all the places and plan your entire trip around the motivation.

But, first, you need to understand and know some of the facts about the famous ‘W Trek' and get prepared for the most enthralling adventure of your life.

  • Go Slow But Steady

When you are planning for such an essential trek of your life, you need to be composed. You simply cannot leave for the trek unprepared. Instead, you need to plan ahead of time by all means. It's a long-stretched trek, and therefore, you need to concentrate on your packing. Jot down the list of things that will include the essentials that you need to take as well as discard.

However, first of all, you need to decide on a reliable guide. Research and find out the most trustworthy travel agent having an experience of taking the travel enthusiasts to Patagonia trekking before. Read on their success stories and the testimonials shared by their clients. Once you have chosen one, don’t delay in making a call to the experts and get all the details beforehand to ensure a smooth journey ahead.

So, the mantra is to move slow but remain steady for a successful trek ahead.

  • What is the Difficulty Level?

If the difficulty level of this particular trek is considered in comparison with the other treks in South America, it may not seem that challenging. The W-trek is around 3600 feet above the sea level. However, unlike other treks, you need a lot of stamina and endurance to complete the trek.

There are too many elevations and downward paths in the middle of the track and you have to cross it all. Moreover, the roads are not smooth to be passed without any difficulty. Rather, some parts of the road can seem to be precarious. It's narrow and uneven. So, you need to extremely cautious and patient while crossing these parts of the way.

However, when it comes to adventure, nothing can be better than this fantastic route. Whether you choose to explore the Argentinian trek or the Chilean one, you are sure to get an experience of a lifetime, overcoming the difficulties on the road.

  • What Can You Expect Through the Trek?

Apart from the unparalleled natural beauty all around that, you are going to experience; you will be able to see a lot of wildlife instances all around. You may see Rhea that is often being confused with ostriches. Moreover, the entire Torres del Paine National Park is full of guanacos. And, if you are lucky enough, you will also be able to have an encounter with Culpeo Red Fox. Such amazing animals indeed!

Final Words

The beauty of this 5 days trek lies in the fact that it is full of surprises and each day, you can expect to see something new that you have never seen earlier. So, if you want your South America holidays to count, choosing the trek to be a part of it will bring completion to your journey. You are sure to feel energised, confident and full of life after finishing the summit.

Author's Bio: 

The author is a reputed travel agent and has taken many travel enthusiasts to Patagonia trekking before. The experiences the author has shared in the published articles let the readers have a clear idea about how to get the best out of their holidays in South America.