Hike Mount Fitz Roy full-day trip El Chalten from El Calafate
Day trips & excursions

Hike Mount Fitz Roy full-day trip El Chalten from El Calafate

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 13 hours
Do this because
  • Explore the famous Route 40, the iconic highway goes along the Argentino Lake up to the La Leona River
  • Appreciate the magical views of glaciers, hidden lakes, and the spectacular Mount Fitz Roy
  • Discover El Chalten, "The Capital of the Trekking"
What to expect

The tour departs from El Calafate and head along the famous Route 40. This iconic highway goes along the Argentino Lake up to the La Leona River. Passing the Cañadón La Leona, you will arrive to the ancient route hotel "La Leona". Here you can have a break for coffee and cakes. Then, you will continue along the Lake Viedma. From here you can admire the magical views of glaciers, hidden lakes, and the glory that is Mount Fitz Roy. You will have time to take some pictures, before continuing the itinerary to the Andean village El Chalten, also known as the "The Capital of the Trekking".

You will briefly visit the Interpretation Centre and then the group will be divided according to their chosen option. This tour includes the self-guided hikes option: From the Pudu Lodge, you will start a self-guided trek to one of the miradors of the Mount Fitz Roy and Mount Torre. You will receive a map and a packed box to carry in your backpack. This option is perfect for the independent traveller. You should return to base at 6.00pm to meet back up with the group.

The DeAgostini base camp - Laguna Torre is one of the most classic treks of El Chaltén. It takes you up to the Adela range and the incredible Lagoon Torre. Here you can see some icebergs that have slid down from the face of the glacier Cerro Torre.

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What's included
  • Round-trip transportation from El Calafate hotels
  • English/Spanish-speaking guide during transportation
  • Visit of El Chalten Interpretation Centre
  • Lunch box
What's not included
  • Coffee break at La Leona
  • Guided hikes or activities in El Chalten
Where
Meeting point:

Meet the guide in the lobby of your hotel. Please note that there are some hotels in the city that are not included in the tour provider's pickup routes. You should contact the local operator at least 72 hours before your tour date to receive indications about the closest pick-up location

What to remember
  • Please contact the local operator at least 72 hours before your tour date to arrange your pick-up. You will find their contact information in the voucher after booking. You also need to provide passport information for each passenger (name, passport number, nationality, and date of birth)
  • A minimum of 2 participants is required for the tour to operate
  • In case of an emergency, all customers who wish to take this tour must have travelers insurance. You must provide insurance information (Company, Card Number, etc) to the local tour operator before your tour date. If you do not have insurance and or have not given the tour provider the necessary documentation you cannot take this tour
  • Please check customs requirements to enter Chile and make sure to have your passport with you
  • Citizens from the United States, Australia, and Canada visiting Argentina for tourism or business must pay a reciprocity fee and will have to present the payment receipt at the Immigration control when entering Argentina from Chile
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Minimum age suggested: 13 years old
  • For those who prefer a shorter hike, the laguna Capri trail is a great option
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When
  • Daily at 7.00am
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Provider
Gray Line Argentina
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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