TORRES DEL PAINECHILE
The Torres del Paine National Park has been declared by UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve in 1978. Located 113 km north of Puerto Natales, between the Andes and the Patagonian plateau. The Torres del Paine National Park, with an area of 242,000 hectares in the central part is the Cordillera del Paine, formed by a series of hills up to 3200 m high, some with a very particular way, as the famous horns .
Paine This set of hills surrounded by lakes and glaciers north of Dickson, Paine and blue lagoon lakes. South lakes Grey, Pehoe, Nordenskjold and Sarmiento. East, Amarga Lagoon. Inside the park there are approximately 100 km of circuits for touring by car and several trekking paths, including one for the most trained around the Paine Massif. Through them, you can visit lakes, rivers, waterfalls and glaciers of absolute beauty.
The area where the park is located has a cold steppe climate type on its low and tundra at their summits parts. This summer climate is very variable so in one day can be sunny, cloudy, rain and even snow. The maximum temperature can range between 25 ° C and 10 ° C, while that the minimum can reach values below 0 ° C. In winter the conditions are more extreme. Precipitates and snow along every month with values not exceeding 60 mm per month. The maximum and minimum temperature can be around 12 ° C and below 0 ° C, respectively.
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