Upon arrival in El Calafate airport, you will meet your transportation and start your 4 hour-long trip to El Chaltén—Let the Patagonia Adventure begin.
You’ll travel along the famous Route 40, surrounded by the Patagonian steppe, pass through La Leona River, which connects Lake Argentino and Lake Viedma and where stands La Leona Road house, the place where the famous thieves, Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid hided for a while.
After discovering other rough gems of this particular landscape, you’ll reach El Chaltén, and your transportation will leave you at your hotel.
El Chaltén is the top rated hiking destination in Argentina .This charming little village, located at the foot of Fitz Roy Mountain, surrounded by glaciers, lakes, rivers and forests, is the starting point for most hiking trails. A paradise for sunny walkers and hikers alike.
Enjoy your first afternoon of leisure in Patagonia by relaxing in a local brewery or exploring the surrounding areas—Maybe stroll around a little waterfall…
Say Hueque Tips
Take a look to our favorite hikes in our Chaltén Travel Guide, and take note of our travel advices on how to visit the area.