El Chaltén is a small mountain village in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. It is located on the riverside of Rio de las Vueltas, within the Los Glaciares National Park near the base of Cerro Torre and Cerro Fitz Roy spires, both popular for climbing. It is 220 km north of El Calafate. It is also a popular base for hiking numerous trails, such as those to the base of surrounding peaks and glacial lakes, such as Laguna Torre and Laguna de los Tres. Transport in El Chalten offers door to door transfers and transfers from the airport to your hotel and back to the airport on your departure.
Take sightseeing tours and do ice treks, hikes, and some adventure, discovering the most unique spots in the village. kayaking through 4 km of calm, meandering waters with views of Fitz Roy on your back during water sports. Later you can go into the canyon. After the first rapid, we will start going through many fun and exciting rapids that will make the raft shake. Ups and downs through 8 km, will lead you and make you feel the strength of nature. Walking tours will have you hiking around the Laguna de los Tres and around the Huemul mountain. Take a food tour into the wild with an impressive view of Piedras Blanca glacier, the imposing Fitz Roy mountain and Laguna capri. During day trips,reach the historic place where Chilean Carabineros and Argentinean Gendarmes exchanged fire in 1965 and almost started a war between the two countries.
Outdoor activities like the Cerro Madsen ascent, ice trekking and horse riding are few other things you can do in El Chalten. Tripindicator has all these put together for you, only the best gotten through customer reviews and feedback. Save time, save money while having bucket loads of fun.
Explore El Chalten on this 2-day tour. This tour is a MUST for any adventurous trekker willing to visit Chaltén.
On the arrival day, you will visit Laguna de los Tres, which is the base of Cerro Fitz Roy, and you will stay overnight in a camp at the foot of the hill. Since you don’t descend to the town you will be able to walk the...Read more
This must-see experience begins at 11:00 a.m. with the meeting with the guide who will accompany you throughout the tour, providing information on the places you will be visiting, they will walk approximately 16 km. With the transfer they will travel about 12 km, to the Hostería El Pilar. During this tour you can enjoy beautiful views of the...Read more
Step into the wild on a 10 miles trek, to the most impressive views of Piedras Blancas Glacier, the imposing Fitz Roy Mountain and Laguna Capri, accompanied by a mountain guide; The ideal route to visit the unforgettable El Chalten!
Glaciers, lakes, rivers and forests will guide you around this beautiful destination, which remains one of...Read more
Our company has 18 years experience as a travel and transportation agency at Southern Patagonia (Argentina & Chile). We have an important fleet of more than 20 vehicles that allows to provide a comfortable and safe service both during summer or winter as we have our 4x4 Overland trucks. We have 24/7 operational office down town Calafate and...Read more
Accompanied by our best mountain guides, we invite you to enjoy this new trekking program. Exploring dream forests, we feel climbers with all the security of a “Via Ferrata” and walk us on the centenary ice of the Cagliero Glacier. Undoubtedly, this unique program immerses us like no other in deep and unexplored...Read more
After leaving the small town of El Chalten, you will reach the valley of the Del Salto stream in the direction of Mount Fitz Roy. The road winds along the side of the glacially formed valley, offering a wonderful view. You will go through part of the Patagonian forest, made up mostly of Lengas and Ñires trees.
We invite you to go on a very special activity, where we combine trails, rock and ice to live a true mountain experience. Our Trekking tour on the Cagliero Glacier will take you on a full day trip to Los Huemules reserve, one of the most beautiful areas of El Chalten.
Together with experienced guides, you will hike along trails in the...Read more
that starts at 11:00 in Receptivo Chalten 's office, where you meet the guide who goes with you during the whole tour.
From there the bus transfer takes you to El Pilar Hostel, approximately 12 km through the 23th route in the direction to Lago Del Desierto. During this tour, you enjoy the beautiful views of the Río de las Vueltas, the...Read more
2 days surrounded by the best of Los Glaciares National Park, pushing your limits and allowing to sabor best view of Mount Fitz Roy from Madsen´s summit. Second day we will explore Madre e hija & Torre Lagoons, crossing valleys through main viewpoints in the...Read more
Enjoy two days of eco-lodging in a unique place with Fitz Roy views and guided hikes to the most amazing trails in Los Glaciares National Park. You will stay at the Patagonia Eco Domes for two nights and be able to enjoy the outdoors and admire Laguna de los Tres, Laguna Torre, Laguna Madre e Hija and Glaciar Piedras Blancas. Your tour includes a...Read more
An unmissable experience that combines navigation and trekking visiting from El Chaltén the northern area of Los Glaciares National Park and the provincial reserve Lago del Desierto. We leave from El Chaltén, traveling by bus, the 36 Km that separate us from the Desert Lake by a panoramic road with permanent beautiful images of forests,...Read more
In the town of El Chalten, Santa Cruz, we found the Rio de Las Vueltas which originates at Lake Desert to 506 meters above the sea. Its most important tributaries are the Rio Electric, and the Rio Fitz Roy both glacial (Marconi Glacier and Glacier Torre respectively).
As glacial tributaries, it is a river that has the characteristic whitish...Read more