El Chalten full day with Viedma glacier navigation and Refugio Condor lagoon.
El Calafate tours, excursions and activities
.Season: + - 01.10.2016 to + - 15th april 2017
.Departures: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sun-day
.Pick up time + - 07.00 AM
.Return to EL Calafate + - 07.00 PM
.Tour duration: 13 hours (approximately)
.Duration of the navigation: 2 hours 30’..
.Dificultty: None. Suitable for all ages.
.Physical Requirements: It is aimed at people in good physical condition, used to moderate walks on uneven terrain.
.Includes: Lunch at Beverages at refugio Laguna Condor (Ex Ecocamp).
.If some passanger is vegetarian, celiac, dibaetic or other should advice us when you confirm the booking.
.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..
A perfect opportunity to visit El Chaltén in one day and enjoy the unique, exclusive, natural scenery in the Northern area of Los Glaciares National Park.
You will depart from El Calafate very early in the morning and sail across Lake Viedma, visiting the front wall of the glacier, or else go trekking on the Viedma glacier.
Guided tour traveling to El Chalten through Patagonian steppe, watching the Lake Argentino, Santa Cruz River, La Leona River, Lake Viedma, Fitz Roy river, patagonia wildlife, (Guancacos, red foxes, Guanacos, condor, etc) visit and lunch at the "Condor Shelter" (Ex Ecocamp), a site nestled in a beautiful landscape on the banks of the "De las Vueltas" River and overlooking the north face of Fitz Roy. In the afternoon we head to Bahia Tunnel pier, on the banks of Lake Viedma, where embark for the Viedma navigation, towards Viedma Glacier, the largest in "The Glacier's National Park, (followed by the
Upsala and the second largest in the southern hemisphere) and as we sail we make visible the glacier front 2.5 kilometers wide and its ice walls over 50 meters high and started a approximation touring the front from a safe distance, and then to observe and take photographs, navigating back to Bahia Tunel and once we landed started back to El Calafate. English & spanish tour guide.
.07.00 Pick-up at the hotel in El Calafate.
.08.00 Departure to El Chaltén.
.12.00 Lunch at Refugio Laguna Cóndor.
.13:45 Departure from the Laguna Cóndor shelter to Bahía Túnel harbor.
.14:45 Embarkation and cruise across Lake Viedma.
.17:45 Departure from Bahía Túnel towards El Calafate
.20:00 Arrival at El Calafate
.The Viedma Light navigation can modify the itinerary or shorten the tour depending on the conditions of paths and weather 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.
.Transportation to El Chalten, Viedma Lake section of "The Glaciares" National Park (220 Km.) and return to your hotel in EL Calafate.
.A guide from Los Glaciares National Park, during the cruise.
.A guide from El Calafate to El Chaltén.
.Transfer from / to Bahía Túnel harbor.
.Viedma Light navigation.
.A snack will be served during the cruise.
.It includes: Lunch at Beverages at refugio Condor (Ex Ecocamp).
.El Chalten menu: Admission: Chopped, main dish, dessert, beverages soda and snack.
.Obs: if some passanger is vegetarian, celiac, dibaetic or other should advice us when you confirm the booking.
.Personal equipment (clothing, gloves, sunglasses, etc.
.Childrens under 11 years old 50% of the fare.
.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