El Chalten - the Mount Fitz Roy

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Travel guide to El Chalten, the Mount Fitz Roy area.

Comprehensive Tourist information about the area, featuring the world famous mount Fitz Roy and cerro Torre, providing Trekking and hiking programs in El Chalten, Patagonia Argentina.

EL CHALTEN is the indigenous name for the Fitz Roy mount: located to the north of the noroccidental end of the lake Viedma inside the Viedma Area of the National Park Los Glaciares. You arrive by the national route #40 until connecting with the provincial route #23 wich toward west skirts the north coast of the mentioned lake. In the place just few hundred people inhabit but they receive many tourists in the summery season especially the fanatics of the mountaineering, since it is the starting point for the ascent to the famous mount Fitz Roy 3,400 meters high, to which the villagers call Chalten. El Chaltén has several hotels, restaurants, National Park office and tourist information, where one can find out about the estancias (ranchs) of the area that they offer lodging and the possibility of carrying out a tourism completely detached of the civilization. From El Chalten there are countless quantity of trips that can be carried out: fishing, horse riding, trekking and for the experts, the ascents to the Cerro Torre and Mount Fitz Roy.
The Fitz Roy mount is the Argentina's icon regarding the name 'Patagonia'.

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Argentina's top mountaineering and trekking excursions - El Chaltén
Mount Fitz Roy & Cerro Torre Hiking
Classic trekking program
This is a Classic of the region, and a start point for all trekking activities in the area.
It is designed for those who only have a few days to explore El Chalten and would like to discover this region of Los Glaciares National Park.

Mount Fitz Roy & Cerro Torre Ice Trek

This is a program for those who want an intense experience of the imposing landscape, walking on one of its majestic glaciers.
This adventure combines nights in campgrounds as well as a comfortable night in a local lodge or hotel.

Traverse Lakes San Martin and Viedma

Estancias La Maipú, La Primera - El Chaltén
This is an itinerary where one of the wildest Patagonian landscape is the protagonist. Incredible lakes and mountains, steppe and rocky terrain offer an unforgettable experience.

Mount Fitz Roy
Mount Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre
Combining trekking and camping, this program is designed for those who wish to retrace the steps of the best Andinists of all time.
You will explore the paths leading to Cerro Torre and Mount Fitz Roy as well as experience two wonderful nights under the stars at their respective base camps.

Circuit of base camps, Glacier trek

In this program we combine the best walks of the area, a trek on glacier Torre and one of the most incredible traverse of the region to contemplate the magnificient views of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field and Glacier Viedma.

'W Trek' in Torres del Paine – Chile

Fanous trekking program in Torres del Paine.
Combining trekking and camping, this program is designed for those who, in a few days, would like to discover the National Park Torres del Paine, getting to know the principal attractions of the area.

Fitz Roy mount and Cerro Torre near El Chalten
Fitz Roy mount trekking  at El Chalten

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El Chalten- Mount Fitz Roy
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