Day tour to Torres del Paine national park and Milodon cave in Patagonia

18/10/2006

Full day excursion from Puerto Natales to Torres del Paine national park and Grey lake in Patagonia. Photos of Torres del Paine and Grey lake with its icebergs.

The day tour in Patagonia begins driving to Milodon Cave, here the scenery that you can see all around.

 

Milodon cave, Chile Milodon cave, Chile
Milodon cave, Chile Inside the Milodon cave, the remains of several extints animals were found. These remains are now stored in different museums all over the world.

 

A replica of one of the animals living here up to about 10000 years ago.

 

Birding in Patagonia Birding in Patagonia
This area is particularly interesting for birdwatching, as there are many species which can be seen only here.

 

The Devil Rock.

 

Torres del Paine national park, Chile Torres del Paine national park, Chile
Torres del Paine national park, Chile The trip continues to Torres del Paine national park, where, already quite far away, I get beautiful views of the "towers".

 

Vicunas, Patagonia, Chile Vicunas, Patagonia, Chile
Vicunas, Patagonia, Chile Inside the parks there are about 4000 vicunas.

 

Torres del Paine national park, Chile Torres del Paine national park, Chile
Torres del Paine national park, Chile Other views on the towers, from inside Torres del Paine (top) and from the airplane (left).

 

Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile

 

Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile

 

Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile
Nice lakes in Torres del Paine National Park with unusual colors due to minerals transported by streams and glaciers.

 

Vegetation in patagonia, Chile Vegetation in patagonia, Chile
Vegetation in patagonia, Chile Vegetation in patagonia, Chile
Vegetation in patagonia, Chile The typical vegetation of Torres del Paine.

 

Vischum growing on trees Vischum growing on trees
Vischum growing on trees The yellow plant (vischum) is a parassite growing on trees. It is used for Christmas decorations in several countries of the world.

 

 

Other views on the typical vegetation of this area.



 

Photos of Pehoe lake.

 

Grey lake, glacier and icebergs. Patagonia, Chile. Grey lake, glacier and icebergs. Patagonia, Chile.
Grey lake, glacier and icebergs. Patagonia, Chile. Grey lake, glacier and icebergs. Patagonia, Chile.
Grey lake, glacier and icebergs. Patagonia, Chile. Grey lake, glacier and icebergs. Patagonia, Chile.
Grey lake, glacier and icebergs. Patagonia, Chile. Grey lake, glacier and icebergs. Patagonia, Chile.
Grey lake, glacier and icebergs. Patagonia, Chile. Grey lake, glacier and icebergs. Patagonia, Chile.
The day ends visiting the beautiful Gray lake, where there are dozens of huge icebergs released by Grey glacier. On the left, a view of the area from the airplane: Grey lake is in the background.

 

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