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Discover the National Capital of Trekking

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EXPLORE THE CAPITAL OF TREKKING

Depart from El Calafate towards the legendary Route 40, where we will stop at viewpoints to appreciate different views of Argentino Lake, Viedma Lake, and if the weather allows it, Mount Fitz Roy, and the Andes Mountain range.
Halfway, we stop at La Leona Parador (historical site), before continuing to El Chaltén.

WHAT TO DO IN EL CHALTÉN?

Pudu Lodge is the meeting point, where self-guided hikes begin. There are trails to Fitz Roy viewpoint or Cerro Torre (Capri lagoon, Torre viewpoint, etc.). We will recommend different options according to physical condition and we will provide hiking trail maps.
Difficulty level: Moderate.
Distance to cover: Passengers decision, a map with distances and times will be provided.

Frequency: Every day
Schedule: 7 am to 8 pm
Included: Box lunch

Not available in winter

The tour begins from Pudu Lodge and continues for 37km along the canyon of Las Vueltas River. On the way, we will visit some cascades. When arriving at Del Desierto lake, we will embark to sail for Vespignani Reserve, there begins a 45 minutes walk up to the base of Vespignani Glacier, the biggest and most impressive of Del Desierto lake. There is also a possibility of having an incredible view of the north face of Mount Fitz Roy from height.

Difficulty level: Moderate.

Frequency: Every day From October to April 30th.

Schedule: 7 am to 8 pm

The walk begins from El Chaltén, to the Condors viewpoint, where you will have incredible views of the village, De las Vueltas river, and Fitz Roy and Torre mountains. Then, we will descend to go to a restaurant for lunch.
Later on, after having lunch, we go to “Chorrillo del Salto”, a waterfall 4 km away from El Chaltén. There we will enjoy a charming landscape and a waterfall of 20 meters of height. We return to El Chaltén, where you will have some free time, about 45 minutes to wander around the village, before returning to El Calafate.

Difficulty level: Moderate
Frequency: Every day
Schedule: 7 am to 8 pm

Not available in winter

Once we arrive at El Chaltén, we continue in vehicle to Hostería del Pilar. From here, you start walking together with a trekking guide, passing through Piedras Blancas Glacier, Poincenot Campsite, Mount Fitz Roy, up to our camping base. There, they wait for us to have lunch. Next, descent continues to El Chaltén passing by Laguna Capri.
This option entails physical effort, it is only suitable for people in good condition, with appropriate clothing to hike in the mountains. The hike takes about 6 hours.

Difficulty level: High
Frequency: Every day
Schedule: 7 am to 8 pm

What to do in El Calafate?

Below you will find activities to help you and your family have the best experiences when visiting El Calafate in 2022.

Mayo Spirit Trek

Mayo Spirit Trek

Navigate the waters of Lake Argentino and visit a unique corner of Los Glaciares National Park to take a simple walk through the heart of the Andean Patagonian Forest.

CERRO FRÍAS

CERRO FRÍAS

Visit the balcony par excellence of Los Glaciares National Park, El Calafate and the region. 4×4, zip line, horseback riding and much more! Get to know the activities.

Rent a Scooter

Rent a Scooter

We invite you to discover the best places of El Calafate by going down the streets in our electric scooters.

Perito Moreno Glacier

Perito Moreno Glacier

Visit the king of the Land of Glaciers and explore all its trails. A must experience when you visit El Calafate.
We depart in the morning from El Calafate, after a journey of 80 km we arrive at the footbridge sector in front of the Perito Moreno glacier. The catwalks…

CALAFATE WINE TOUR

CALAFATE WINE TOUR

The tour starts at 6 pm, next to the cart located on the Pioneers‘ Square (Plaza de los Pioneros). Please, take into account that this is a walking tour.
At first, the guide will offer….

CAÑADÓN EXPERIENCE

CAÑADÓN EXPERIENCE

We invite you to explore a corner of the Patagonian Steppe on this excursion that the inhabitants of El Calafate enjoy. Know it in this Link

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Dirección: 1315 Libertador Ave. - Local 3 CP9405

El Calafate, Patagonia, Argentina

Teléfono: +54 2902 495 525

Email:  reservas@gigantespatagones.com.ar

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