2-day El Chalten Hiking Adventure Tour from El Calafate

2-day El Chalten Hiking Adventure Tour from El Calafate

Explore El Chalten on this 2-day tour! This tour is a MUST for any adventurous trekker willing to visit El Chaltén. Morning departing from El Calafate and once you arrive, get ready to start your way up to camp base. On this tour, you will visit the astonishing Laguna de los Tres, which is the base of Cerro Fitz Roy. Enjoying the sunrise at the foot of the hill will be an unforgettable experience!

Since you don’t descend to the town you will be able to walk the footpath of the Lagunas Madre e Hija the next day. Afterwards, you will also visit Laguna Torre, which is the base of Cerro Torre. In the afternoon, you will be back in El Chaltén and by the end of the day you will have your bus back to El Calafate.


Day 1: Transfer from El Calafate to El Chalten & Hiking to Laguna de los Tres

Stop At: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
Early in the morning (about 7 am), your transfer will pick you up at your hotel in El Calafate to take you on a 3-hour journey to El Chaltén (shared service).
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Road to El Chalten, El Chalten Argentina
After a scenic drive surrounded by the Patagonian steppe you will reach your destination. Upon arrival to El Chalten, you will meet your guide at our local supplier’s office and will be taken to Hosteria El Pilar around noon time.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Glaciar Piedras Blancas, El Chalten Argentina
From El Pilar, you will hike for about 1 hour to reach the viewpoint of Piedras Blancas Glacier.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Laguna de los Tres, Los Glaciares National Park Argentina
From there, you will continue to Blanco River to begin an uphill hike of about 2hrs to Laguna de los Tres. From there, you will be able to admire the beautiful scenery of this marvelous place in Patagonia. After a 2-hour descend, you will have a 15min walk from Blanco River to the camping area. You will spend the night at Poincenot campsite located in a wild area and hidden from the mass. It has tents for 2 people with sleeping bag and insulation mat, and a shared latrine toilet. Dinner will be held in the dining dome with benches. It includes appetizers that are usually hot soups, main dishes such as risotto with chicken and mushrooms or Ternerita with rosemary potatoes or vegetable panache, and desserts such as chocolate mousse and coffee. This day you will walk about 15 km. Please note that the lunch will be a box lunch (both days)
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Box lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Poincenot Campsite

Day 2: Hiking to Laguna Madre e Hija & Cerro Torre, plus return transfer back to El Calafate

Stop At: Sendero Laguna Madre E Hija, El Chalten Argentina
After breakfast (breakfast consists of infusions, bread, cookies, sweet jams and scrambled eggs), you will hike through the path of the Laguna Madre e Hija (mother and daughter lagoon) and you will arrive at Torre lagoon near noon.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Laguna Torre, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, El Chalten Argentina
Once you reach Torre Lagoon (if the weather permits) you will be able to see the legendary Cerro Torre with its needles Egger and Stanghardt.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: El Chalten, El Chalten, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
You will get back to El Chalten at around 5pm to board a shared transfer back to El Calafate.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia
Drop-off at your hotel in El Calafate. End of our services. This day you will walk about 20 km. Note: walking times are estimated
Duration: 20 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Box lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult - Minimum age required is 12 years old"
"Please advise any specific dietary restrictions at the time of booking. You may use the "special requirements" box while booking"
"A moderate amount of hiking is involved: 15km on day 1 and 20km on day 2"
"Accommodation is included at Poincenot Campsite. Tents up to 2 people per tent with sleeping bag and insulation mat included. The restroom is a shared latrine toilet"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"

Hora de Inicio: 7:00 AM
Duración: 2 Days
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up from hotels located in El Calafate is included

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • 1x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Round-trip shared transfer to El Chalten
  • One-way shared transfer to El Pilar
  • Bilingual mountain guide
  • Overnight accommodation in Poincenot Campsite

No Incluye

  • Gratuities


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