El Chalten Full Day free trekkings.
El Calafate tours and activities
.Season: From september to april.
.Pick up time + - 07.30 AM
.Return to EL Calafate + - 08.30 PM
.Lasts: Full Day
.Dificultty: Moderate and demanding, depending the option passangers choose. Recommended for people between 11 and 65 years old.
.Physical Requirements: Passanger’s with heart problems or physical mobility and pregnant women are not allowed.
.Self guided walks through the trails of the national park or free time to tour the town.
.Outfit: Sport shoes or trekking boots. Rubber and apres ski boots, as well as high heel shoes are not allowed. Comfortable sports wear, long trousers, warm sweater or pile, water or windproof jacket, sun glasses, sun block, gloves..
This is an exclusive expedition that begins at 7:30 am in the morning from Calafate, we will take the mythical Route 40 bordering Argentino lake, we will cross the Santa Cruz river (Here we will narrate the experiences of Darwin with Fitz Roy going up this river until very near there), then we will continue until La Leona River, where we will transit through its canyon until arriving after 1 hour 15 minutes, to the old hotel of route 40 "Paso de la Leona" (almost a museum of the Route 40), where they will be able to have a coffee with homemade cakes. From there we will continue bordering Lake Viedma - having the Andes Mountains Range (including the Fitz Roy and the Tower).
Before arriving to the town we will stop in the viewpoint of the Viedma Glacier from where you will be able to appreciate a beautiful panorama of the Glacier, The "Cordillera de los Andes" and the emblematics mounts Fitz Roy and Torre, arriving to the mountain village of El Chaltén after + - 3 hours of travel, having traveled 220 kms.
After visiting the interpretation center and welcoming the park rangers welcome, we will continue in the vehicle until The Pudu Lodge from where passengers can take free walks on the self-guided trails that leave from El Chalten and lead to the most beautiful viewpoints of Fitz Roy or Cerro Torre (Laguna Capri, Torre viewpoint, etc), for which we will advise you on the different options
Depending on your physical condition and we will give you maps of the enabled trails. For lunch we will provide the food for you to carry in your backpack around 06:05 P.M. passengers will have to descend to El Chalten where we meet the rest of the group we return to El Calafate hotels arriving around + - 20.30 hours.
.Fitz Roy Vantage Point
The trail begins at the end of Av. San Martin, the first 30 minutes are watching the river rise of Laps, we continue to the point where the trail is divided into two, the left leads to Camp Capri and the lagoon on the right after 15 minutes arrives to a vantage point from which there is a compelling view of Fitz Roy.
.Lasts: 3/ 4 hours
.Difficulty: Moderate. It is aimed at people in good physical condition.
.Torre lagoon + lake + glacier
The trail runs parallel to the river Fitz Roy to his birth in the lagoon Torre. The first 40 ' we reach to the top of the hill to natural lookout tower. Continuing the path after 45' arrived at Camp De Agostini, where you can camp. Since the camp continuing 130 ', and erach the lagoon from where we look at the Torre Hills and Egger flanked by needles, and Standardt and Adelaide with their tongues of crystalline glaciers waters leading to the glacier Torre.
.Lasts: +- 6 hours
.Difficulty: Moderate. It is aimed at people in good physical condition, used to moderate walks on uneven terrain.
.The tour operator can modify the itinerary or shorten the tour depending on the weather conditions in order to avoid accidents, thus making the best of each tour.
.Services begin and end at the passenger's accomodation within the City of EL Calafate .
.For hotels outside the El Calafate city area please enquire.
.Advanced reservations guarantee the realisation of the tour.
.Transfers to and from El Chalten + tour guide on the transportation.
.A map is provided with distances and times.
.Childrens under 11 years 30% discount.
.Like all activity in the nature "all times" informed about duration of activities are approximate and depend largely on climatic factors always prioritizing comfort, safety and enjoyment of our customers