Visit El Chalten, named the National Capital of Trekking, thanks to its numerous trails that run through the Los Glaciares National Park, where you can observe important hills of the Andes mountain range and lakes formed by melting snow.
Enjoy a range of hiking trails (independently or guided) within this scenic area. You'll be transported by an air-conditioned coach and hotel pickup/drop-off is available for centrally located El Calafate hotels. A boxed lunch and nonalcoholic beverages are also included on this full-day tour to help fuel your adventure.
Please note: This tour includes hotel pick up and drop off service from centrally located hotels in El Calafate. Simply select your hotel from the list under the availability section and our driver will be on his way!
Please note: If your hotel is outside the designated pick up area, we will set a meeting point for you.
After pick up at your hotel, we will take the mythical Route 40 bordering the Argentino Lake, and crossing the Santa Cruz River.
Before reaching El Chalten town we stop at the viewpoint of Viedma Glacier from where you can appreciate a beautiful view of the glacier, Cordillera and emblematic Cerro Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre.
We will arrive to the mountain village of El Chalten after 3 hours of travel and 220 kms. After the Park Ranger welcome us, we will continue to where we can star the self-guided hiking trails that run from El Chalten and that lead us to the most wonderful viewpoints of the Cerro Fitz Roy or Cerro Torre.
Our trekking guide will advise us about the various options according to our physical state and he will deliver maps of the enabled trails. For lunch, we will carry a box lunch in our backpack so we can enjoy it in the middle of the road, also, depending on the climatic conditions, we can have lunch in a restaurant near the area.
Between 3 pm and 6 pm, depending on the season of the year, we will meet the guide to start the return to El Calafate.
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