Known for its majestic lakes, mountainous terrain, dramatic scenery and endless trekking opportunities, Torres del Paine is an outdoor lover's paradise! Besides the landscape and the wildlife, travelers will encounter diverse plant life in Patagonia. Learn what flora you can expect to see as you explore this special place.
Torres del Paine has four different types of vegetation:
- Pre-Andean Shrubland - Evergreen shrubs like the edible calafate
- Magellanic Deciduous forest - Deciduous Antarctic Beech trees lining the park’s gorges
- Patagonian Steppe - Desert shrubs and tuft grasses resistant to harsh winds & weather
- Andean Desert - Species tolerant to low temperatures and high precipitation
You can read about these in detail
before going on an amazing adventure
in Torres del Paine!