Visit El Chaltén, North Zone of Los Glaciares National Park

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Dare to embark on a journey for the body and spirit

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Live an extraordinary and safe adventure with the whole family

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Discover oasis of turquoise waters hidden among mountains

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Walk through native forests that turn magical in autumn

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Be dazzled by a different landscape in every season

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Follow the flight of a condor closely from your hotel window

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Witness when the mountains lit at dawn

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Be amaze by glaciers you can reach on foot

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Find small treasures reserved for the curious

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Meet the gorgeous king of the forest, just meters away from your path

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Being immersed in unspoiled nature open up all your senses. Walk along trails through magical forest and in each viewpoint stop to contemplate mountains and glaciers that you will never forget. Your body recharges with energy and pure mountain air.

You are in El Chaltén, where your spirit is renewed forever.

Patagonia Argentina

About El Chaltén


Daily flights arrive at Comandante Armando Tola International Airport, located 15 km from El Calafate and 200 km from El Chaltén.


Daily busses from El Calafate all year round.

Minibus, Taxi, Rent-a-Car

From the Airport or El Calafate.

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Most wanted services

Where to sleep

Explore all categories of accommodation with reliable information and reservation without intermediaries.

Contact the hosts


Let the adventure specialists guide you through the different activities on land, water or ice!

Explore the excursions


To and from the airport or city of El Calafate there are at least two daily bus services all year round!

Departure times and prices

Private transfers

Move to or from the airport or any other place, on the exact day and time you need it.

Choose and book your transfer

Where to eat

From bars to gourmet restaurants, there are options for all needs, tastes and budgets.

Where to eat and drink

Equipment rental

You do not need to bring everything in your luggage, you can rent everything you need for your activities.

Rent equipment and clothing
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What to do in El Chaltén?

El Chaltén is the National Capital of Trekking in Argentina. In this stunning natural scenery you have multiple and varied options for walking, climbing, going on excursions and expeditions. The strong emotions begin long before arriving, when in the distance you can see mountains and glaciers that make this corner of Patagonia unique.

Self-guided treks

Most activities are free and do not require previous hiking experience in the mountains. All trails will take you to viewpoints with spectacular panoramic views!

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The local adventure specialists propose you to live exciting experiences in this authentic mountain paradise, in which you will reach places impossible to know otherwise.

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How long to stay?

Make sure you have enough days for your adventure.

Read the F.A.Q.

Local agencies

Send your query or book your excursion directly.

Travel agencies

Looking for a guide?

Contact to Services Providers of the National Park.

Qualified guides

Missing something?

You can rent it or buy it in El Chaltén.

Equipment rental

Classic treks

Chorrillo Del Salto

Easy     3 hours

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Mirador Del Torre

Easy     3 to 4 hours

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Laguna Capri

Easy     4 to 5 hours

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Pliegue Tumbado

Moderate     7 to 8 hours

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Laguna Torre

Moderate     7 to 8 hours

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Laguna De los Tres

Moderate     8 to 9 hours

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When to travel to El Chaltén?

What is the climate like in Patagonia?

How long should I stay?

What clothes should I wear?

Can I travel with small children?

Do the buses arrive every day?

Can I travel in winter?

Is it necessary to be physically fit?

Can I use credit cards?

Do you need a visa to enter Argentina?

Are there ATMs available?

Do you have doubts? We are here to help you!

Frequently asked questions

Featured excursions

Fishing Excursion

10 hours

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Madsen Old House

1.5 hours

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Refugio de Glaciares

10 hours

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Bonanza horseback riding

4 hours

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Comarka Rafting

3 hours

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Full Day Bonanza Adventure

full day

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Full Day Laguna De los Tres

full day

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Bonanza Mountain Bike

4 hours

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La Leona Petrified Forest

8 hours

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Kayak in Lago del Desierto

2.30 hours

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Bonanza Full Day

9 hours

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Via Ferrata of the Canyon

half day

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Southern Patagonian Ice Field

An amazing expedition that explores the largest non-polar continental ice in the world

See expedition

More Services

To consider before and during your stay in El Chaltén

Information of interest

Useful information and answers to all your questions