2-day El Chalten Hiking Adventure Tour from El Calafate

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Explore El Chalten on this 2-day tour! This tour is a MUST for any adventurous trekker willing to visit El Chaltén. Morning departing from El Calafate and once you arrive, get ready to start your way up to camp base. On this tour, you will visit the astonishing Laguna de los Tres, which is the base of Cerro Fitz Roy. Enjoying the sunrise at the foot of the hill will be an unforgettable experience!

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Explore El Chalten on this 2-day tour! This tour is a MUST for any adventurous trekker willing to visit El Chaltén. Morning departing from El Calafate and once you arrive, get ready to start your way up to camp base. On this tour, you will visit the astonishing Laguna de los Tres, which is the base of Cerro Fitz Roy. Enjoying the sunrise at the foot of the hill will be an unforgettable experience!

Since you don’t descend to the town you will be able to walk the footpath of the Lagunas Madre e Hija the next day. Afterwards, you will also visit Laguna Torre, which is the base of Cerro Torre. In the afternoon, you will be back in El Chaltén and by the end of the day you will have your bus back to El Calafate.
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Itinerary

Day 1: Bus from El Calafate to El Chalten & hiking to Laguna de los Tres

Stop At: 299, 25 de Mayo 199, El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Argentina
Day 1 – El Calafate / El Chalten - Laguna de los Tres & Cerro Fitz Roy

Early in the morning (around 7.00 am) start your journey taking the bus from El Calafate to El Chalten (pick up from hotels located in El Calafate). Upon arrival, you will be taken to El Pilar, from where you start an 1-hour trek to the viewpoint of Piedras Blancas Glacier. From there, you will continue until you get to Blanco River from where the uphill hike of about 2 hours to Laguna de los Tres begins. From there, you will be able to admire the beautiful scenery of this marvelous place in Patagonia. After 2-hour descend, you will have a 15min walk from Blanco...
Itinerary

Day 1: Bus from El Calafate to El Chalten & hiking to Laguna de los Tres

Stop At: 299, 25 de Mayo 199, El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Argentina
Day 1 – El Calafate / El Chalten - Laguna de los Tres & Cerro Fitz Roy

Early in the morning (around 7.00 am) start your journey taking the bus from El Calafate to El Chalten (pick up from hotels located in El Calafate). Upon arrival, you will be taken to El Pilar, from where you start an 1-hour trek to the viewpoint of Piedras Blancas Glacier. From there, you will continue until you get to Blanco River from where the uphill hike of about 2 hours to Laguna de los Tres begins. From there, you will be able to admire the beautiful scenery of this marvelous place in Patagonia. After 2-hour descend, you will have a 15min walk from Blanco River to the camping area. You will spend the night at a campsite (near Poincenot) but located in a wild area and hidden from the mass. It has tents for 2 people with sleeping bag and insulation mat, and a share latrine toilet. Dinner will be held in the dinning dome with benches. It includes appetizers that are usually hot soups, main dishes such as risotto with chicken and mushrooms or Ternerita with rosemary potatoes or vegetable panache, and desserts such as chocolate mousse and coffee.

This day you walk about 15 km.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Box lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Prestadores Poincenot Campsite

Day 2: Hiking to Laguna Torre, return to El Chalten & bus back to El Calafate

Stop At: Amanecer en El Chalten, El Chalten Argentina
This morning, we highly recommend you to wake up a couple of minutes before dawn, as watching the sunrise reflected on the Fitz Roy mountain is astonishing! After breakfast, you will trek through the path of the Lagunas Madre e Hija and you will arrive at Laguna Torre near noon. From there, if the weather permits, you will be able to see the legendary Cerro Torre with its needles Egger and Stanghardt. After having your lunch, you will have to start your hiking back in order to arrive around 5.00 pm at El Chalten.

Upon arrival you will board your share transfer back to your hotel en El Calafate.

This day you walk about 20 km.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: (Breakfast consists of infusions, bread, cookies, sweet jams and scrambled eggs.)
• Lunch: Box lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Upon arrival to El Chalten, transfer to El Pilar from where you will start the hike
  • Bilingual mountain guide assistance on day 1 and 2.
  • Bus El Calafate / El Chalten / El Calafate (round trip)
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Camping equipment
  • 2x Lunch
  • 1x Dinner
  • 1x Breakfast
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from all hotels located in El Calafate town

7:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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