AMÉRICA DEL SUR HOSTEL CALAFATE | TOURS
Daily departures – 6.50am / return 10.30pm
Bus service Hostel- El Chaltén – Hostel
After 3 hours bus ride, you will arrive into the city known as The Capital of Trekking. From your arrival time, approx at 10.30am, until the departure time at 7.30pm, you will have enough time to do one of the amazing and beautiful hikes on the Fitz Roy and Torre mountains.
If you wish, you can do this activity, but with a guide for the trip!
The excursion begins at 7 hs from El Calafate. We take the mythic Route 40, that goes along the Argentino Lake up to La Leona river. We will pass by the canyon with the same name “Cañadón La Leona” and after 1.15 h ride we will arrive to the ancient route hotel “La Leona”, almost a museum of the Route 40, where you can have coffee and cakes.
Our trip continues along the Lake Viedma, from where we will have magical views of glaciers, hidden lakes and the overpowering presence of the Mount Fitz Roy. We will make a photo stops at the viewpoint of the Viedma Glacier and Lake and after a 3 h ride we will arrive to this andean village called “The Capital of the Trekking”.
After visiting the interpretation centre we will continue to our base at El Chalten – the Pudu Lodge- from where travellers will start a self guided trek to one of the miradors of the Mount Fitz Roy and Mount Torre (Laguna Capri, Laguna de los Tres, Madre e Hija). You don´t need to be an expert to use the clearly-marked tracks. We will provide you of a map and a packed box to carry in your backpack. Around 18 hs travelers should return to Chalten to meet the group. Technical difficulty: Moderate.
Daily departures from september to April