Trails of El Chalten

  • days: 5
  • from: $3,485

Description

Explore the world-class trails and stunning scenery that that overlook the Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. This is truly a nature lover’s paradise!

ITINERARY

DAY 1 EL CALAFATE - AGUAS ARRIBA

Upon arrival you are met and transferred via coach, then boat, to Aguas Arriba Lodge. Perched on the water's edge, this ecofriendly lodge offers breathtaking views of the lake, mountains and glacier. [L,D]

DAY 2 AGUAS ARRIBA LODGE

Today is yours to enjoy this nature lover’s paradise. Take a short trail or full-day hike, try some fly fishing or just relax in the lodge by the fire and enjoy the stunning views. [B,L,D]

DAY 3 AGUAS ARRIBA - EL CHALTÉN

This afternoon head towards El Chaltén to see Mount Fitz Roy or "Smoking Mountain", once thought to be a volcano with its peak constantly shrouded in cloud. The mountain stands as a spectacular sight with its sheer granite faces and snow-capped peaks. [B,L]

DAY 4 EL CHALTÉN

Enjoy a day exploring the trails on foot. The scenery here is incredibly beautiful, you'll pass stunning lagoons and go through the beech forest. You continue on to the Laguna Torre where the Glacier Grande spectacularly carves through its west side. Make sure you have your camera, as the day ends with a spectacular view of the Cerro Torre Mountains and Adela Range. [B,L]

DAY 5 EL CHALTÉN - EL CALAFATE

Your incredible trip ends with a transfer to El Calafate Airport for your onward flight. [B]

INCLUSIONS

TRAVEL

  • Seat in Coach transfers with bilingual or Spanish speaking driver
  • Short boat ride across Lake Desierto

ACCOMMODATION & MEALS

  • 2 nights at the Aguas Arriba Lodge in a Classic View Room
  • 2 nights in a good quality hotel (3-4 stars)
  • 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 2 dinners

TOUR GUIDES

  • English-speaking locally based guides

SIGHTSEEING

  • All activities included at the Aguas Arriba Lodge including trekking and fly fishing
  • Full day walking tour of El Chalten

Please note: Sightseeing tours include bilingual guides. Good fitness levels required for this tour extension. Prices are valid from 15 October to 30 April.  Some black-out dates apply, please contact Bunnik tours for more details.  The best time to do Chalten is between October and April (Patagonian summer) as it is possible to enjoy more daylight and better conditions in the mountains. 

The Small Print: Prices are per person based on a minimum of 2 passengers twin share in the property rating & transportation stated within inclusions. Single traveller prices are available upon request. Seasonal surcharge may apply over peak travel periods, holiday seasons and special events. Itinerary is subject to change without notice.