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Trips | Los Glaciares and El Chaltén

Unforgettable mountains, trails and glaciers.

National Park Los Glaciares is the second largest park in Argentina. In 1981 Los Glaciares was declared part of the UNESCO with more than 100 km of trekking, unique birds and mammals. As part of Southern ice field system, a portion of this park is just ice.

In the north of the park resides a unique village El Chaltén, home to the infamous peaks Mt. Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre. Here it is possible appreciate the relapse of the ice cap on the land. Amazing formations and fossil are possible to see in the area.


Brief itinerary Contact us for a detailed itinerary

Day 1

Arrival to El Calafate

Day 2

Perito Moreno glacier

Full-day exursion to view the one of largest glaciers in the region.

Day 3

El Chaltén

3 hrs. transfer to El Chaltén. 1-2 hours to the view point of El Chaltén village and Mt. Chaltén (Fitz Roy).

Day 4

Loma del Pliegue Tumbado

7–8 hrs. of hiking the marvelous views of the mountains and pampas. Here it is also possible to see marine fossils and more!

Day 5

Mt. Chaltén (Fitz Roy)

9-10 hrs. of hiking into the mountains crossing a mixture of landforms. Trails goes into a step morraine for about an hour until we reach a lake at the foot of Mt. Chalten (Fitz Roy).

Day 6

Cerro Torre

8-9 hrs. of hiking on an easy trail within valley between D’Agostinni River and the forest until we reach a lake and glacier at the foot of Cerro Torre and more!

Day 7

Departure

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Upcoming trips

November 12-19, 2014 (continues to 'W' circuit)

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Highlights
  • El Calafate
  • Perito Moreno glacier
  • Lago Argentino
  • Mt. Chaltén (Fitz Roy)
  • Cerro Torre
  • Loma del Pliegue tumbado

Trip includes
  • All Transfers, bus or private car
  • Park entrance fees
  • 6 nights in a hostel and alpine shelters
  • 5 breakfasts
  • 5 lunches
  • 6 dinners
  • Guide(s) for 7 days

Price

Base price per person $3000 USD (based on double occupancy)

Discounted rates for groups (2 or more, maximum 6). Contact us for details.


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4245 Greenwood Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98103

P: +1 (206) 883-9055
E: evelyn@cruxexpeditions.com
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