excursion begins at 7 hs from El Calafate. We take
the mythic Route 40, that goes along the Argentino Lake
up to La Leona river. We will pass by the canyon with
the same name “Cañadón La Leona”
and after 1.15 h ride we will arrive to the ancient
route hotel "La Leona", almost a museum of
the Route 40, where you can have coffee and cakes.
Our trip continues along the Lake Viedma, from where
we will have magical views of glaciers, hidden lakes
and the overpowering presence of the Mount Fitz Roy.
We will make a photo stops at the viewpoint of the
Viedma Glacier and Lake and after a 3 h ride we will
arrive to this andean village called “The Capital
of the Trekking”.
CHALTEN FREE (default option): From our base at El Chalten - the Pudu Lodge- you willl start a self guided
trek to one of the miradors of the Mount Fitz
Roy and Mount Torre (Laguna Capri, Laguna de
los Tres, Madre e Hija). You don´t need to be
an expert to use the clearly-marked tracks. We will
provide you of a map and a packed box to carry in your
backpack. Around 17 hs travelers should return to Chalten to meet the group. Technical difficulty:
Daily departures from september to April
LAGO DEL DESIERTO & VESPIGNANI GLACIER: after arriving at Chalten we continue our ride taking the route that borders the Rio de las Vueltas taking us deeper into the Lengas and Nires forest. The road ends after one hour ride and 37 kms up to the
North arriving at Lago del Desierto. From the pier Punta Sur we'll take a 40 minute boat ride to the natural reserve Vespignani from there areoptional hikes to read the best miradors of Vespignani Glacier and the north face of Mount Fitz Roy.
Departures: Daily from October to April
CHALTEN TREK PRO:
After briefing the programat our base at El Chalgen - udu Lodge_ we will take a transfer to Río Blanco (Hostería El Pilar) from
where we will start one of the most beautifull treks. This one-way guided trek will be passing
by Piedras Blancas Glacier, Camp. Base Poincenot,
Lakes Madre e Hija. At 15 hs we will arrive
at where we will have our lunch at the Domes
of the camp with views to the Mount
Fitz Roy. At 16 hs we will continue our way
down to Chalten where we will arrive at 17 hs. Technical
Departures:Daily from October 15th to March 15th
Caracteristics: Timetable: Departure at 7 hs (pick up from
hotels) | Arrival 20 hs.
Trip time: El Calafate-El Chalten 3 hours with photographic
stops | El Chalten-El Calafate: 2.30 hs (non-stop)
Distance: El Calafate / El Chalten 220 km - Spanish/Enlgish guide on transfers El Calafate/El Chalten/El Calafate
See Seasons Schedule below
Rates in US dollars per person. Meals included.
Rates valid for Season 2018/2019
Parque Nacional los Glaciares (2 noches / 3 días) Calafate
5 noches / 6 días Parque Nacional los Glaciares
(Calafate y Chalten)