8-Days Discovery El Chaltén & El Calafate Argentina

Travel to two of the most impressive places in Argentina! Join us in this adventure and get to know the city of El Calafate, El Chaltén and the most important points in the area. Surprise yourself with its landscape full of dense forests, snow-capped mountains, lakes and thousand-year-old glaciers.

Visit the world famous Los Glaciares National Park, located near the city of El Calafate.

These are two of the tourist attractions in Argentina that you can not miss.

per adult from

$3,961

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Duration

8 days

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 7x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • 3-Night lodging at a 4* Boutique hotel in El Calafate
    • 4-Night lodging at a 4* Boutique hotel in El Chalten
    • All transfers from airport – hotel - airport with driver
    • Entry/Admission - Lago Roca
    • Entry/Admission - Lago Argentino
    • Entry/Admission - El Chalten Rafting Experience
    • Entry/Admission - Campamento Poincenot
    • Entry/Admission - Laguna de los Tres
    • Entry/Admission - Laguna Torre
    • Entry/Admission - Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado
    • Entry/Admission - Laguna Toro
    What's excluded :
    • Domestic flights BUE – FTE – BUE
    • Gratuities (optional)

  • Day 1: El Calafate

    Pass By: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
    Morning transfer from Airport to hotel in El Calafate. On arrival to El Calafate transfer to Hotel.

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Patagonia Rebelde Boutique Hotel.


    Day 2: Big Ice excursion – Trekking on Perito Moreno Glacier

    Stop At: Perito Moreno, Perito Moreno, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
    The excursion begins in the embarking pier located in “Bajo de las Sombras” port, about 6 km before the glacier Balconies- wher e you embark for a 10 minutes navigation across the Rico Arm, enjoying breathtaking views of the Perito Moreno glacier’s front walls.

    After checking the gear, we get ready, pick up the crampons and walk following the lateral moraine, for an hour and a half, until we reach the access to the glacier. After fitting harnesses and crampons on our footwear we start the ice trekking.

    Back on the moraine we start our descent back to the port, to take the boat and navigate for 20 minutes, very close to the southern wall. We are glad to be able to offer one of the most spectacular Ice-hikes in the world.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: Lunch box

    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Patagonia Rebelde Boutique Hotel.


    Day 3: Glaciar Sur Adventure Excursion

    Stop At: Lago Roca, Ruta Provincial 15 Final da RP 15 proximo à estância Nibepo AIke, El Calafate Argentina
    The journey starts from El Calafate, going through a road full of ranches to Lago Ropa Camping, where you will hike through the woods up to the coast of the lake.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Lago Argentino, El Calafate Argentina
    You will take a boat ride up to the South of Argentino Lake. After a one hour hike up to Frias Lake you will take a 30 minutes ride in a Zodiac rubber boat to get to the other side of the lake where you will hike for one hour and a half towards Glacier Grande. During this hike there is a stop for lunch.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: Lunch box
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Patagonia Rebelde Boutique Hotel.


    Day 4: Transfer to El Chalten & Afternoon Chalten Rafting Experience

    Stop At: San Martín, El Chalten, Santa Cruz, Argentina
    You will be transferred in a Van to El Chalten, time of travel will be approximately 3 hours. On arrival to chalten we will take you to your hotel to leave your staff.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: El Chalten Rafting Experience, San Martín 56, Z9301 El Chalten, Santa Cruz, Argentina
    Once you are ready for the tour the tour guides will receive you, give you information and give you the equipment to start the activities on the water. At the beginning you will be kayaking through 4km of calm, meandering waters with views of Fitz Roy on your back. Later you will be going into the canyon. After the first rapid, we will start going through many fun and exciting rapids that will make the raft shake! Ups and downs through 8 kms, will lead you and make you feel the strength of nature. The last two Km are very calm.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hosteria Senderos


    Day 5: Full Day Trekking Laguna de Los Tres

    Stop At: Campamento Poincenot, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
    From el Chalten you will hike towards Poincenot Camping (4 hours) and then cross the White River. From there on, the trail starts ascending up to 400 meters until you reach Laguna de los Tres.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Laguna de los Tres, Los Glaciares National Park Argentina
    The trail ends in a Moraine with an extraordinary view of the lake and De los Tres Glacier. This is the closest view you will have of the Fitz Roy Mount and the surrounding sharp mountains. Going down the moraine you can surround the lagoon until its end, where you can also see Sucia Lagoon and its hanging glaciers!
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: Lunch box.
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hosteria Senderos.

    Day 6: Full Day Trekking to Laguna Torre

    Stop At: Laguna Torre, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, El Chalten Argentina
    This hike goes through the valley of the Fitz Roy River up to its origin: Torre Lagoon, located in the National Park. This trekking trail has a variety of panoramic viewpoints where you can watch Solo Mount, Adela Mountain and the stunning Torre Mount. Through the ride, you will also see Grande and Torre Glaciers. You will continue your hike bordering the river for 500 meters until you reach Torre Lagoon and its impressive view: Torre Glacier, Adela Mountain, Torre and Mocho Mount, Egger Tower, Standhart Bifida and Four Fingers Mounts.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: Lunch box.
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hosteria Senderos.

    Day 7: Pliegue del Tumbado Trekking Experience

    Stop At: Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, El Chalten Argentina
    Another fantastic trek is to access a 360° viewpoint via a less used trail in the national park. From here we can appreciate the valleys of Fitz Roy, Torre and Toro, the Patagonian steppe and the vast Lake Viedma. In the last stretch of the trail we will be walking in a completely different mountain terrain; where we can spot its typical alpine flora, and if we can also search for marine fossils.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Laguna Toro, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, El Chalten Argentina
    We leave El Chaltén on the footpath that heads towards Laguna Toro. Having w alked for about an hour in ascent and crossed over small streams and through some ñires and lengas woods, we arrive at an exposed area with a picture postcard view of Mount Fitz Roy, Torre and Huemul.

    We continue the hike across the Pampas, locally called “Pampa de las Carretas”. Then, we pass through various parts of the woods in which we will be able to hear a variety of birds, inviting us to discover and identify various species of birds that live here. On leaving the forest (about 1000masl) we start to walk across an alpine terrain, where delicate flowers growing in such an arid area won’t fail to surprise us.
    We finally arrive at the viewpoint. This spot offers an unique view of the Torre and Fitz Roy massifs. After enjoying lunch with an unforgettable vista we return to El Chaltén.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: Lunch box.
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hosteria Senderos.

    Day 8: Transfer Out to Airport to take your flight back home

    Pass By: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
    After breakfast you will be transferred to Airport in El Calafate to take your flight back home.

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    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Morning transfer from Airport to hotel in El Calafate.Airports
    • El Calafate Airport, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • In addition to the security measures taken by the company we encourage passengers to take note of the symptoms caused by COVID-19 and to always be conscious of sanitization and prevention (please ask for further assistance).
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Signature Tours

Activity ID: V-11143P228

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