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El Calafate & El Chalten

Argentina, Patagonia

5 days

Summary

El Calafate is one of the icons of Argentinean Patagonia as it is the place that connects you to one of the most precious places in the world, Perito Moreno Glacier. This magnificent piece of ancient ice, is one of three in the world that grows rather than retreat. You will also have the chance to visit El Chalten, a picturesque and colourful village that overlooks the stunning northern sector of Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina.
Let our expert team connect you with Southern Patagonia. This magical place is so well connected that you will be able to overland through the most astonishing landscapes that you have ever set eyes on.

Highlights

  • Let Argentinian Patagonia marvel you with its beauty.
  • Visit Los Glaciares National Park. This park covers a total surface area of 600,000 hectares.
  • The Park owes its name to the numerous glaciers covering roughly half of the World Heritage property.
  • Observe how the The Upsala, Onelli and Perito Moreno Glaciers calve into the icy and milky waters of Lake Argentino.
  • Get the most striking sight of the famous Perito Moreno Glacier, one of only three glaciers in the world that grows rather than retreat.

ITINERARY

Day 1 El Calafate

Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.

Day 2 El Calafate

Wake up this morning and after a delicious breakfast embark on a once in a life time experience. Your full day tour to Los Glaciares National Park will be an unforgettable experience. Los Glaciares National Park is an area of exceptional natural beauty, with rugged, towering mountains and numerous glacial lakes, including Lake Argentino, which is 160 km long.

Day 3 El Calafate/El Chalten

Travel overland to El Chalten today and check in to your lodge.
El Chaltén is a town within Los Glaciares National Park and it is consider the gateway to trails surrounding the peaks of Cerro Torre and Mount Fitz Roy to the north-west.

Day 4 El Chalten

Enjoy a half-day trek to Laguna Capri. At the view point you will have stunning views of Mt Fitz Roy, flanked by Poicenot, Saint Exupery, Mermoz and Guillaumet (longer treks available – please contact us for more options).

Day 5 El Chalten/El Calafate

Return to El Calafate and transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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