Backpackers Kawashkar

Blanco Encalada 754, Puerto Natales, Patagonia, Chile | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Puerto Natales

Torres del Paine

A travel blog entry by kimsworld

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Day 87 – Cursed sunny day

A travel blog entry by saseau


This morning, we woke up to the worst of all scenarios. I was feeling fine and it was a beautiful, warm, sunny day. We were looking for a way out, but we felt we had no choice but to hike a little of the ways up the trail to the Refugio Chileanos. From there, we would reassess our day, but likely come back for the 2pm bus back to Puerto Natales. …

Day 80 – Whole lotta of planning

A travel blog entry by saseau


The funny thing about Puerto Natales is that most people don't plan to stay here long. It’s a gateway between Torres del Paine, Argentinean Patagonia and the southern cities. When you stay in a backpacker’s hostel here, you can almost guarantee that the patrons are either coming from the W-trek or leaving first thing in the morning. It …

Day 82 – The day before

A travel blog entry by saseau

We woke up for breakfast and immediately starting packing our bags. Tomorrow, we start on the W-trek and we want to be ready. Instead of packing in a tent and food, we went as lightweight as possible and booked the full board option at each refugio. It cost about $90 per person per night, but for the five day, four night trek we wanted to make sure …

Day 81 – Milodons and Reunions

A travel blog entry by saseau


This morning, we grabbed a big breakfast with extra helpings of toast with nutella and the puffed rice cereal with yogurt drizzled over top. This morning, we are off on an excursion to the Milodon caves. We booked the tour with Carla at Austral Glacier and were expecting to be driven by her father, Ricardo. To our surprise, today was a training run …


This hostel, located on Blanco Encalada 754, Puerto Natales, is near Glacier Grey, Lago Nordenskjold, and Channel of Last Hope (Ultima Esperanza).
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBackpackers Kawashkar Puerto Natales

    Reviewed by ameng

    Fantastic hostel

    Reviewed Dec 28, 2010
    by (11 reviews) Sydney , Australia Flag of Australia

    Top hostel, the owner Omar was very helpful with everything, made us breakfast, booked tours and transport through him. Highly recommended

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Backpackers Kawashkar Puerto Natales

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent