Enjoy doing trekking at National Capital of Trekking
Travel through Route 40
Get to know the youngest village in Argentina: El Chaltén
Get amazed by the majestic Mount Fitz Roy and Hill Torre
See amazing landscapes including Lake and Glacier Viedma
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided tour to El Chalten
Box lunch / Lunch at a restaurant (according to the season), if you select With Food and Beverages
Pick up and drop-off from central hotels in El Calafate
Drinks are not included at the lunch at the restaurant
Cleaning and safety practicesSee all
- Masks required
- Contactless tickets
- Vehicles and venues disinfected
What you can expect
Get to know the capital of the Trekking and enjoy the auto guided trails.This is an expedition that begins early in the morning from El Calafate. We will take the mythical Route 40 bordering Lake Argentino, and cross the Santa Cruz River where we will narrate the experiences of Darwin with Fitz Roy and his expeditions.
Then we will continue to La Leona River, and stop at La Leona Roadhouse, almost a museum of Route 40, where you can have a coffee with homemade cakes. From there we will continue our way bordering the Viedma Lake seeing the Andes Mountain Range, including the Fitz Roy, Cerro Torre and Viedma Glacier.
We will arrive at the mountain village of El Chaltén after 3 hours of traveling. After receiving the welcome of the youngest town of Argentina, we will continue our way to the begining of the auto guided trails that takes you to the viewpoints of Laguna Capri for Fitz Roy or Mirador Torre for Cerro Torre for which the guides will provide a map, a lunchbox and advise you on the different trail options depending on your physical condition.
The passengers who prefer to not do any trekking, can visit the town of El Chaltén on their own. Technical difficulty: Moderate. Distance to travel: passengers decision, map is provided with distances and times.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
- High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
- Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
- Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers
- Contactless ticket redemption
- Social distancing measures in place
- Personal protective equipment worn by staff
- Masks required
- Hand sanitizer provided
- Individually wrapped food options available
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