Adventure in El Chaltén at Camp Full

Adventure in El Chaltén at Camp Full

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Adventure in El Chaltén at Camp Full

4 Days Starting and ending in El Calafate, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina

Visiting: El Calafate, El Chaltén, Mirador del Fitz Roy, Cerro Torre

Tour code:

CHSGWP

Group Type:

Independent

Guide Type:

Partially Guided

Physical rating:

Medium

Age range:

18-80

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Vegans, Meat

Tour operated in:

English , Spanish

Trip Styles:

Active, Adventure Tours

Activities:

Trekking, Walking

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Tour Overview

You may come to this part of the world once in your lifetime. Or maybe not, but our commitment is to create the best trip for you to have an experience that you will never forget in your life, because of the landscapes you will see and the people you will meet.

Highlights

  • El Chalten

  • El Calafate

  • Patagonia

  • Fitz Roy

  • Mount Torre

  • Lago del Desierto

Places You'll See

El Chalten

El Chalten

El Chalten

El Chalten

El Chalten

El Chalten

Itinerary

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Day 1 : El Calafate - El Chalten

Location: El Calafate, El Chaltén

Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge, Hotel Chalten Suites or similar - Double or Single Base

Accommodation Name: Hotel Chalten Suites or similar - Double or Single Base

Welcome to the land of Glaciers! Today we will pick you up at your hotel in El Calafate to start our way to El Chalten. The tour lasts three hours, through which Lake Argentino and Lake Viedma Glacier are the main protagonists. From the beginning of our trip we will see the Cerro Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre, the flora, the fauna, the hydrography and the geography of a unique place in the world. At the Parador La Leona we will have 15 minutes to visit the museum, the cafeteria, and the facilities of the property where the Expert Francisco Moreno was attacked by a cougar that almost took his life.
Once we arrive at El Chalten the rest of the afternoon is at leisure to visit the town.

Day 2 : Mount Fitz Roy, Laguna De Los Tres - Camp Full Fitz Roy

Location: El Chaltén, Mirador del Fitz Roy

Accommodation: Camp, Full Camp Fitz Roy - Double or Single Tent

Accommodation Name: Full Camp Fitz Roy - Double or Single Tent

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, ** Box Lunch is included.

At 10:15 am we will meet at our offices to receive the provided equipment. We start from El Chaltén traveling the 12 km that separate us from El Pilar following the Río de las Vueltas. During the tour, important information about the area is transmitted and descents are made at panoramic points. Once at the entrance of El Pilar, we will start walking for 17 km in total, bordering the Blanco River where after an hour and crossing beautiful forests of Lengas and Ñires we Piedras Blancas viewpoint from where we will be able to see a frontal view of the glacier. Continuing along the trail we will reach the Poincenot area with a unique view of the glacier.
There begins the ascent of about 300 meters that in 90 minutes allows us to discover the Laguna de los Tres and appreciate the central wall of the hill in all its magnitude. Then the descent will begin and about 20 minutes after leaving the Poincenot area behind we will arrive at Full Camp Fitz Roy to enjoy a snack, dinner and rest.

Day 3 : Mount Torre

Location: El Chaltén, Cerro Torre, El Calafate

Accommodation: Hotel, Hotel Chalten Suites (or similar), Double or Single Base

Accommodation Name: Hotel Chalten Suites (or similar), Double or Single Base

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, ** Box Lunc is included

The first hour of the morning is an unforgettable moment from where the proximity of the central wall of the hill reflecting the reddish color of the sun is usually an indelible memory. We enjoy breakfast and after that we prepare to continue our walk.
We left the Full Camp advancing along the path of the Madre and Hija lagoons that in about two hours communicate with the path to Cerro Torre, to arrive an hour later at the foot of the Torre lagoon. Surely around noon, the view of the Grande Glacier, the Solo hill, the Torre, Eger and Stanhard needles are the right setting to enjoy our lunch.
From there, always accompanying the course of the Fitz Roy River, we descend until we arrive in about 3 hours at the town of El Chalten. But if, after breakfast, someone prefers to stay and enjoy the area, they can do so without problems, and around noon return along the Capri lagoon trail and the Matzen ranch viewpoint, reaching El Chalten in approximately three hours.

Day 4 : El Chalten - El Calafate

Location: El Chaltén, El Calafate

Accommodation: Hotel, Chalten Suites (or similar) Double or SIngle Base

Accommodation Name: Hotel Chalten Suites (or similar), Double or Single Base

Meals Included: Breakfast

We can take the free day to get to get some rest at the hotel or to do any other trek in the area.
In the afternoon we start our way back to El Calafate.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    - 2 Nights Accommodation at Hotel Chalten Suites (or similar), Double or Single Base - 1 Night Accommodation at Full Camp in El Chalten, Double or Single Tent

  • Airport Transfers at Destination

    All transfers El Calafate - El Chalten - El Calafate are included. We can pick you up / drop you off at El Calafate Airport if you prefer.

  • Drinks with Meals

    - 3 Breakfasts, 2 Box Lunchs, 1 Dinner

  • Free Wi-Fi at Accommodation

What's Not Included

  • Entrance Fees

  • Fully Guided

  • Flights

    Medical / Life Insurance

  • Medical / Life Insurance

  • Optional Excursions

Accommodation

- 2 Nights Accommodation at Hotel Chalten Suites (or similar), Double or Single Base
- 1 Night Accommodation at Full Camp in El Chalten, Double or Single Tent

Check out our Q&As

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes. Once you arrive at El Chalten there will be someone waiting for you, you tell you about the different options to do at El Chalten with maps and box lunches.

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    At 30 days before tour starts: Forfeit 20% of booking price.

    At 29 days before tour starts: Forfeit 60% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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