Chalten experience: Lake desert Premium service

A unique excursion, where you can enjoy one of the most rugged areas of the
Patagonia. It is an unforgettable tour in which you can enjoy nature with "the five
senses. "This is a different option in which we can interpret nature, take many
photos, visit historical sites, observe wildlife, sail on a lake, and hike one of the
most beautiful forests in the region. We will also enjoy a "Picada Argentina" (mix of
different cheeses, meat, olives and bread) with some of the best products from Argentina, and
of course, we will enjoy a good wine.

per adult from

$467

NZD

Duration

5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Trekking Guide
    • Lunch: Argentine Picada complete with drinks
    • Afternoon tea: coffee, tea, mate with cookies and sweet sandwiches.
    • Entrances to private property.
    • Trekking poles, maps, flora and fauna guides.
    • Transportation: According to the size of the group, the vehicle can be 4 × 4 in a PRIVATE service.
    What's excluded :
    • Tickets to the Glacier National Park
    • Minimum 2 people to make a reservation
    • Minimum age 8 years
    • Entry/Admission - Glaciar Huemul
    • Entry/Admission - Lago del Desierto
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: El Chalten, El Chalten, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia

    We will leave El Chaltén at approximately 9 a.m. and we will take the mountain gravel road (RP 23) heading north for 40 km. As we drive along the highway, we will pass through spectacular landscapes such as the Rio de Las Vueltas valley, framed by the Cordón de Los Cóndores.
    At the lake we will go to the viewpoints and prepare a "Picada Argentina" and enjoy
    of a good lunch accompanied by a good wine.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Pass By: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia

    A unique excursion, where you can enjoy one of the most rugged areas of the
    Patagonia. It is an unforgettable tour in which you can enjoy nature with "the five
    senses. "This is a different option in which we can interpret nature, take many
    photos, visit historical sites, observe wildlife, sail on a lake, and hike one of the
    most beautiful forests in the region. We will also enjoy a "Picada Argentina" (mix of
    different cheeses, meat, olives and bread) with some of the best products from Argentina, and
    of course, we will enjoy a good wine.

    Stop At: Glaciar Huemul, Avenida Lago Del Desierto a 36 km del Chalten, El Chalten Z9301ACA Argentina

    The next one is Salto Argentino, where torrent ducks can be seen. We also have the option of stopping at a landmark that tells the history of the area. Upon reaching the Lago del Desierto, we will prepare to climb the Huemul glacier and the lagoon and marvel at the forest and flora of the area, as well as have the opportunity to see a hanging glacier. (a 4 km walk, which lasts 2 hours, with an elevation of 220 m).
    Trekking to the Huemul lagoon and glacier

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Lago del Desierto, Argentina

    Then we will board the boat and sail towards the northern end of the Lago del Desierto while we admire the beautiful lake surrounded by the Andes mountain range, the main protagonist is Mount Vespignani.
    From the north end we will enjoy a unique view of the north face of Mount Fitz Roy in the distance. We will return to the South End and then disembark after a short walk, arriving in El Chaltén around 5pm.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up and drop off for all hotels located in the central area of Calafate
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Recommended personal equipment: Small backpack Waterproof jacket. Wool sweater. Hiking shoes. Sunglasses. Solar protection.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Restriction: Minimum age: 8 years. A minimum of 2 passengers is needed for the trip to run.
    • Transportation: According to the size of the group, the vehicle can be a minibus or the 4 × 4 vehicle itself in a PRIVATE service.
    • - Trekking and Huemul Lake - Navigation in the Desert Lake (*) or on a shore walk along the lake * Navigation is subject to the service provider. In the event that the service is not working, you will be compensated by a coastal walk along the lake.
    • We will leave El Chaltén at approximately 9 a.m. and we will take the mountain gravel road (RP 23) heading north for 40 km. Shortly after we will begin to enjoy the incredible view of glaciers such as Eléctrico, Piedras Blancas and Cagliero. We can also see the Marconi glacier, the gateway to the Southern Continental Ice Field.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • We will also make a stop at the beautiful Lake Condor to observe birds.
    • Upon reaching the Lago del Desierto, we will prepare to climb the Huemul glacier and the lagoon and marvel at the forest and flora of the area, as well as have the opportunity to see a hanging glacier. (a 4 km walk, which lasts 2 hours, with an elevation of 220 m).
    • Trekking to the Huemul lagoon and glacier
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • 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
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Expetravel / Azul Latina

Activity ID: V-18016P40

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