Calafate & Fitz Roy Adventure – Guided 6 Day Hiking Trip in Los Glaciares National Park

Calafate & Fitz Roy Adventure

Guided 6 Day Trip in Los Glaciares National Park

Trekking Experience Patagonia / Argentina 6 Days Local Hotels, Refugio & Camping October - April Small Group

From US$ 1,450 per person

Our local Partner for this Trip

Our partner is a small local company based in el Chalten. They focus on trekking and hiking adventures and have been certified with the “Sello Verde” label for their environmental practices. The company minimizes the environmental impact of their activities by eliminating plastic and using resusable implements instead. In addition, they try to sensibilize passenger about the importance of protecting the environment.

Trip Facts: Calafate & Fitz Roy Adventure

Perito Moreno Glaciar

Visit Patagonia's most famous Glaciar, the majestic Perito Moreno. If you are lucky you will also see some ice calving, creating great waves on the lake.

Fitz Roy & Los Glaciares National Park

This is Argentina´s most popular trekking region! Explore los Glaciares National Park and hike in the surroundings of Mount Fitz Roy.

Stunning Mountain Landscapes

Be amazed by the immense scenery of Patagonia! Hike between dramatic mountains, snow-capped peaks, glacial landscapes and blue lakes.

Fully Guided

During the treks you will be accompanied by a professional trekking guide who will take care of your well-being.

TRIP ITINERARY

Visit Glaciares National Park and some of the most famous glaciers and mountains in the world. During this guided 6 day trip you will actively explore the highlights of Argentine Patagonia. Starting in El Calafate you will visit Perito Moreno Glacier and then continue to El Chaltén, the starting point of your trekking adventure. Hike Mount Torre and Mount Fitz Roy, passing an incredible scenery of dramatic mountains, snow-capped peaks, glacial landscapes and blue lakes.

DAY 1: EL CALAFATE
  • Arrival in El Calafate
  • Enjoy some free time in El Calafate and visit the centre, go bird watching at Laguna Nimes or visit the Glaciarium (ice museum)
  • Overnight in El Calafate
DAY 2: EXCURSION TO PERITO MORENO GLACIER
  • Head towards Perito Moreno glacier enjoying the views of Lake Argentino and the Patagonian steppe along the way
  • Enjoy great views of Perito Moreno’s glacier face from the wooden walkways and if you are lucky enough even see some ice calving
  • Drive to el Chalten, where you will spend the night
DAY 3: TREK TO PIEDRA DEL FRAILE AND POLLONE GLACIER
  • Transfer from El Chaltén to Río Electrico, the starting point of today’s hike
  • Walk through an enchanting lenga forest until Piedra del Fraile
  • Continue along the valley towards the Pollone Glacier and admire a different angle of Mt Fitz Roy, its Northern Face, along the way
  • Overnight in Refugio
DAY 4: TREK TO LAGUNA DE LOS TRES
  • Head to Piedras Blancas glacier viewpoint and further to Poincenot campsite
  • Cross the river the path and ascends steeply up to Laguna de los Tres
  • Enjoy breath-taking views of Mt Fitz Roy, its satellite mountains and the below valley
  • Descent towards your next camp enjoying spectacular views of the mountains and glaciers
  • Overnight at Poincenot Campsite
DAY 5: TREK TO LAGUNA TORRE
  • Walk through a beautiful lenga forests past the lagoons Madre, Hija and Nieta
  • Hike into the perfectly “U” shaped glacial valley that takes you towards Laguna Torre
  • Enjoy an amazing view of Laguna Torre, its glacier and the famous Mt Torre
  • Hike back to El Chalten along the Fitz Roy River valley
  • Overnight in El Chalten
DAY 6: BUS TO EL CALAFATE / AIRPORT
  • Morning bus to El Calafate airport to take your flight back home or to your next destination

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