PATAGONIA ITINERARY TRIP
Day 1: Buenos Aires - El Calafate
Arrival to El Calafate, where we'll leave the
We suggest that you visit the Perito Moreno Glacier. 70Km off road
surface from the city.
As we start the trip, you will go around the
Redonda Bay of the Argentinian Lake, where you will have the chance
to see the “Lonely Island” Traveling the whole Patagonian steppe,
you will have the oportunity to see some native species such as
guanacos, rheas, foxes, etc. Along the road you will find the Cerro
Comisión, Centinela river, Cerro Frías and several ranches such us
“ Alice”, one the most famous ranches in Argentina.
Once you cross the Mitre river, you will get
to the National Park Perito Moreno. You will discover an amazing and unique
landscape with huge trees. Once you get to the “Curva de los
Suspiros” you can appreciate a panoramic view of the glacier until you get to the viewpoint.
Accommodation: 1 night in El Calafate.
Day 2: El Calafate - Torres del Paine
330 kilometers from Calafate (265 km of
road surface, 65km gravel).
We invite you to know one of the most
famous National Parks in Chile, the National Park Torres del Paine.
It is located in the XII Region of Chile. It's declared a Biosphere Reserve by
Accommodation: 3 nights in Torres
Day 3: Torres del Paine
Free day to visit the park. We
recommend you to do the trekking to the base of the towers. The
trekk starts in Laguna Amarga (7 km) until you get to the Cerro Paine
Ranch. Then you'll you continue to climb, crossing the Chilean camp, until you get to the Torres del Paine (600 meters).
Day 4: Torres del Paine
Free day to explore the park. We suggest you
to visit another area of the park, such as the Grey zone. There you
can take a boat trip to the Gey Glacier.
Day 5: Torres del Paine - El Chalten
480 kilometers (410km of road surface
and 70km of gravel).
We'll return to Argentina to visit the capital of trekking, El Chalten.
El Chalten is surrounded by the Fitz Roy hill and also offers a unique landscape
full of peace.
Accommodation 3 nights in El Chalten.
Day 6: El Chalten
Free day. We recommend you to do the trekking to
the “ Laguna de los tres” and Fitz Roy hill
Duration: 5 hours (one way).
Difficulty: medium. Elevation: 700 m.
Remember to bring a snack for the hike.
is the closest spot to Mt. Fitz Roy and with no doubt the most famous
of all hikes. This hike starts at the end of Av. San Martín, next to Madsen campsite. The slope is quite steep during the first hour until you
reach the Del Salto stream valley towards the Mt. Fitz Roy. You will
notice that the Antarctic Beech becomes more and more numerous along
the path and approximately after an hour and a half further down the
way you will reach a well marked natural lookout point.
will find a sign that interprets the whole landscape right in front
of you. The path always continues up along the Del Salto stream until
reaching the drainage of the Lagunas Madre e Hija. Four hours ahead
from the starting point you will arrive to Poincenot base camp (big
free campsite) and after crossing the Río Blanco you will arrive to
Río Blanco base camp (only for climbers).
From there, the path
continues in ascent approximately 400m. until you reach Laguna de los
The trail finishes at the old moraine ridge with an
extraordinary view of the lagoon and De los Tres Glacier. This is the
closest view to the granite wall of Mt. Fitz Roy and the peaks
Going down the moraine, you can take a trail that surrounds
the lagoon until its outfall where it is possible to appreciate the
emerald waters of the Laguna Sucia and its hanging glaciers.
Day 7: El Chalten
Free day. We recommend you to try the hike to
Laguna and Cerro Torre.
Duration: 4 hours (one way).
Difficulty: easy. Elevation: 200 meters.
Description: This is one of the most
traditional trekking paths in Patagonia, from el Chalten to “Cerro Torre”. The road goes togheter with the river up to its source. All along the road you will find great viewpoints of
the chain Adela and Cerro Torre. The hike crosses the camp DeAgostini,
where you can stay overnight.
Day 8: El Chalten - El Calafate
214km paved. Return to El Calafate.
Return of the vehicle.
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