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Chalten full day: Winter

Chalten full day: Winter

If you want to visit El Chalten the hiking capital of Argentina, this is the perfect opportunity!

You don’t have to be an expert mountaineer an experienced climber to live this authentic adventure, since both hikes are low difficulty and the main idea is to admire the landscape from inside, from the heart of the mountain.

  • Winter full day tour in which you visit the city of El Chalten departing from El Calafate. It includes stops and quiet hikes to viewpoints, lunch in restaurant and free time to explore the typical mountain village, always accompanied by a guide.

    The tour begins from your hotel in El Calafate at 8:00 am to, then, head towards the legendary Route 40. This route skirts the Argentinian Lake, crosses the Santa Cruz and La Leona Rivers and arrives, after 1 hour 15 minutes, at the old Hotel La Leona (almost a museum of Route 40). Afterwards, you continue along the Lake Viedma, having the Andes in the background and, before reaching El Chalten, you will stop at the viewpoint of the Viedma Glacier. From here you can enjoy a beautiful panoramic of the Viedma Glacier, the Andes and the flagship Cerro Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre. After 3 hours on the bus and 220 km traveled, you will get to the mountain village of El Chalten.

    The first activity is to visit the National Parks Interpretive Center where you will receive a map of the area. Afterwards, you will make a guided walk to the Mirador of the Condors, and then have lunch at a restaurant in the city center. After lunch, you will visit the Chorrillo del Salto (famous waterfall located just minutes from downtown) performing a leisurely hike through the forest.

    Finally, you return to El Chalten, where you will have free time to explore on your own for 30 minutes the city center, to then take the journey back to El Calafate, arriving at 19:00.

  • Frecuencia: Tuesday,Thursday and Saturday. Not suspended by rain.
    Duration: Full day excursion. From 8am to 719.00pm. Regular service.
    Difficulty: Good physical condition.
    Included: Transfer from your hotel and lunch in restaurant.
    Not included: Extras and drinks.
    What to wear? Comfortable and warm clothes, waterproof jacket or windbreaker, cordoned sports shoes or hiking boots. Sunglasses, sunscreen, gloves, hat for sun or warm to cold case. 

  • You can hire ON LINE by making a quote
    For this we have a form in each activity which must complete, entering your email address, the date of the excursion and select the drop-down menu the number of passengers and if necessary to deploy and indicate the number of passengers in the additional Depending on the package to be contracted, then press DRAFT so that the report of the selected value.

    By agreeing to the quote complete the required data and continue pressing the button that says RESERVE NOW, select the payment method to then load the data of your credit card and make the payment that ends the operation. Within the next 48 hours * we will process your reservations and send the corresponding checks with the necessary indications to consider the day of service delivery.

    For the payment through the deposit or the bank transfer from Argentina you must proceed in the same way making the quotation and then in the selection of means of payment select Bank Transfer, made the payment send a scanned copy or the photo of the voucher for the total of the package Indicating name and surname to the following address reservas@calafatexcursiones.com

    * Dentro de las 48 Horas hábiles.

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