A full day exploring the history of this corner of Patagonia, contemplating a unique natural scenery and enjoying a creole lunch in a exclusive place.
The itinerary includes a visit to Lake Desert in the morning with the option to navigate to the northern margin, or hike to the viewpoint of Huemul.
From both places you'll be able to admire the stunning views of the Río de las Vueltas, Lake Desert and the north face of the Fitz Roy mountain.
At noon, after a creole lunch, there'll be various activities in the exclusive Fitz Roy Adventure Camp (FRAC) which is nestled in a beautiful landscape and located on the west bank of the Río de las Vueltas, 17 km north of El Chalten.
DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT RECOMMENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING
08:30: Private transfer from El Chalten to Lago del Desierto (37 km., Provincial Route 23). Guided tour with photo stops and stories about the local history.
10:00: Arrival at Lake Desert, crossed from the viewpoints of the south bank.
10:30: Guided hike to the panoramic lookout Huemul (1 h, ascending 200 meters)
Optional, not included: Navigation towards the Punta Norte (45 minute trip).
12:30: Regroup, private transfer to the Fitz Roy Adventure Camp.
13:00: Reception at the FRAC, lunch (including a glass of wine or soda per person).
Afternoon: Nearby activities - short hikes, bird watching or simply relax on the premises.
16:30: Transfer to El Chalten.
17:00 pm: Arrival at the hotel in El Chalten.
- Bilingual guide
- Entrance to the Glacier or Huemul
- Lunch at the FRAC
- FRAC Activities
- Drinks that aren't specified
- Any service not specified- Lagoon navigation (one hour one way).