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El Chalten, Argentina
+54 2962 49-3155
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 August 2012

El Chalten is a very little village sorrounded by mountains. The Chalten, also named Fitz Roy is an stunning mountain that erupts between others small. But the charme of this village is that it is the crossroad of a lot of paths which can allow...More

5  Thank Alejandro F
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Reviewed 30 January 2012

Only the last leg of the trip yields views of the mountains. Along the way you drive past two large lakes, but most of the trip is pretty desolate. If you rent a car in El Calafate, be ware, cars are usually not new and...More

1  Thank Spili2
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

If you are lucky like we were, as you approach El Chalten you’ll be greeted by the most amazing view of the mountain range in a huge empty sky. Add in the guanaco on the plains, condors and other birds of prey and the possibility...More

Thank Wags63
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Didn’t had option of a car so we rented a few bicycles from the hostel and cycled out of town. Just about 6km or so and you’ll have a view of the road with Fitz Roy at the back. The way back was really windy...More

Thank Crystal H
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We were part of a small group tour from El Calafate to El Chalten. We saw so many animals and birds: guanaco, fox, ria, eagles, caracara and condors. We were especially lucky to have the most clear weather the area had seen in a month....More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

If you are lucky enough to have clear weather you will be in awe of the mountains as you head into town. Unfortunately we had cloud cover, but one day the clouds parted a little & we were able to see Fitz Roy! Some of...More

1  Thank Beth T
Reviewed 4 March 2018

While my first attempt to see Fitz Roy from this road was nixed by 5 days of rain, on my second attempt, this is what we got, the second day of our stay in El Chaltén. If you have any leeway in planning, watch your...More

Thank Barbara E
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing drive, took close to 3 hrs due to multiple stops at lookouts, able to travel to el chatan and back on full gas tank

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We were driven at speed from El Calafate to El Chalten along this well paved road, a real contrast to most of the roads we had previously travelled in Chile & Argentina. The sheer scale of things cannot fail to impress - and then you...More

1  Thank One_of_the_BOFs
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views over lake Viedma of the mountain range an glaciers. See the condors underway as they are plentyfull.

Thank R F
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Ok, our kids are actually 20 and 22, so technically not teenagers but adult kids were not an option on this review. What a fantastically beautiful drive. We drive from El Calafate to El Chalten and back a few days later. There are about 4...More

4  Thank sisterpv
Reviewed 7 January 2018

At 7:15 AM, an Always Glacier van picked us up at Hostel Schilling, and after a few more passengers, proceeded to the new El Calafate Terminal. Here we boarded the 8 AM double decker Chalten Travel bus($33 each) for its 3 hour drive to El...More

1  Thank Gene J
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3 December 2016|
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Response from Matilde M | Reviewed this property |
no way with horses only car or walking there are horseback rides in other estancias or sites. enjoy the view!
3 September 2016|
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Response from swift314 | Reviewed this property |
Taxis are available but where do you intend to travel from and to - the price will depend quite a bit on the route and itinerary you want them to follow