full day chalten

excursion a el chalten

The 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”.

trekking en el chalten

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: Moderate.

Daily departures from september to April

LAGO DEL DESIERTO & VESPIGNANI GLACIER: after arriving at Chalten we continue our ridelago del desierto 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 difficulty: exigent.

Departures:Daily from October 15th to March 15th

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

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