Full-Day El Chaltén – Self Guided

Plan your adventure

Enjoy a full-day visit to the Argentine capital of trekking from El Calafate. Discover the multiple hiking paths and see the imponent Mount Fitz Roy, Lake Viedma, and the famous Cerro Torre. Visit the most popular viewpoints and the roadhouse called La Leona at your own pace.

Day Tour


Full Day El Chaltén – Self Guided

  • Transfer from and to your hotel
  • Visit the national capital of trekking
  • Explore the most important hiking path
  • Duration: Full-day
  • Difficulty: Moderate

The excursion begins at 7.00 hs from El Calafate. You will take the mythic Route 40, which goes along the Argentino Lake up to La Leona river. Pass by the canyon with the same name “Cañadón La Leona” and after 1.15 h ride arrives to the ancient route hotel “La Leona”, almost a museum of the Route 40, where you can have coffee and cakes.

The trip continues along Lake Viedma, from where you will have magical views of glaciers, hidden lakes and the overpowering presence of Mount Fitz Roy. Make some photo stops at the viewpoint of the Viedma Glacier and Lake and after a 3 h ride we will arrive at this Andean village called “The Capital of Trekking”. Upon arrival at El Chalten you will have the chance to make another stop at the National Park Interpretation Centre.

Once at Chalten, live your own adventure. Well marked trails that lead to the most beautiful viewpoints of the Mt Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre (Laguna Capri, Mirador Torre and also Laguna de los Tres)


  • Valid all year round, excluding Dec 25th and Jan 1st
  • No age restriction / Others (pregnancy, health or physical impediments)
  • Please consider that in the national park the weather may be different than in town. Therefore, we recommend you to take a rainproof jacket, sunglasses and gloves.


  • Transfers mentioned above (shared)
  • Tour in shared service
  • Bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Box lunch 


  • Gratuities
My tour Full-Day El Chaltén – Self Guided
Total duration 13 - hours
Number of travellers
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Once the payment and availability are confirmed we will proceed with bookings, and you will receive a confirmation in 24 working hours