El Chaltén is one of the most surprising natural settlements in the country.
it is also known as the “national capital of trekking”. From El Chaltén you can get the best images of Torre and Fitz Roy’s incredible peaks.
We offer you an exclusive excursion to get to know the best of El Chaltén in one day departing from El Calafate. Our tour includes extra stops at Chorrillo del Salto, Condor and Eagles viewpoints.
We’ll leave the city of El Calafate early in the morning. We’ll border Argentino Lake to reach mythic Route 40 to go north. We’ll enjoy the great natural landscapes that surround us.
Halfway it, we’ll get to La Leona parador. This is an old, emblematic building from 1894. La Leona is located on a river with the same name. Our guide will tell us about its curious story.
We’ll keep driving through the amazing landscapes and the majestic Andes Cordillera. Torres and Fitz Roy peaks will be already outstand here. We’ll come across guanacos, hares and Darwin’s rheas.
Chorrillo del Salto + Condors and Eagles viewpoint OPTION
-This is an excursion we make only in odd days from September to May –
Once we arrived in El Chaltén, we take a trail to the Condors and Eagles viewpoint. This is done with a guide from 11:30 to 13:00. It is an easy trail with no difficulty. When you get to the viewpoint you’ll contemplate the surroundings and enjoy the panoramic views of El Chaltén town, Fitz Roy and Torre Mountains. This is, no doubt, the best place to get the best pictures of the region.
We’ll pause for lunch and head to Chorrillo del Salto. This is 4 Km away bordering Río de las Vueltas. We’ll stay here to relax and enjoy the landscape. El Chorrillo del Salto is characterized by its spectacular natural waterfall 20 mts high which outstands in the middle of the cordillera and the Patagonian Andean Forest.
Around 16:00 we return to El Calafate.
Length: Full day
Departure: Hotel pick up (In the morning at 8:30 am of after midday at 12:30 pm).
Type of experience: Land
Additional charges: None
Important: You can combine it with a Safari Navigation.
Suggestions: Waterproof clothes and comfortable shoes to hike on wild, wet trails.
Cancellations free of charge.
We offer IN & OUT transfers from the airport of El Calafate to your hotel/accommodation place.
Save time and enjoy your holidays to the fullest with our transfer service. We deal with transfers from the airport to the doorstep of your accommodation place and vice versa.
Our vehicles are band new and equipped to give maximum comfort. They are wide and big to carry luggage.