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Nice and quick walk to the glacier

We took a half day trio to this small glacier, close to Lago del Desierto. Just 45 minutes walk... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Sönke S
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A beautiful surprise

After a refreshing climb to about 600 metres through a beautiful forest we can upon the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Grahame E
Sydney, Australia
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Avenida Lago Del Desierto | a 36 km del Chalten, El Chalten Z9301ACA, Argentina
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We took a half day trio to this small glacier, close to Lago del Desierto. Just 45 minutes walk uphill and you are in front of a small, superblue lagoon and the glacier. Very good tour on a lazy day, and when the weather is...More

Thank Sönke S
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

After a refreshing climb to about 600 metres through a beautiful forest we can upon the beautiful lake coloured by this Glacier . Well worth the trek!

Thank Grahame E
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Glaciar Huemul has an amazing view! Its gorgeous! We paid 200 pesos each as entrance fee. The tracking is inside a forest. Very pretty and nice. Just close to the end the tracking gets harder, with more climb, but there are ropes to grab. It...More

Thank Mariana J
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

What's not to like!! After a 37 km plus (scenery) minus (slow going) drive on a gravel road, you can take a great hike up to Humeul Lake and Glaciar. The hike is a bit steep at times, but short and through beautiful woods with...More

Thank Bradley G
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Visiting this place might feel a little strange at first as we did not know that there would be a fee to do the hike. The whole transaction was done inside a kitchen with an Argentinean grandma who does not speak English (she was making...More

Thank Fan C
Reviewed 24 May 2017

El Chalten is a walking town, that's no news. There are so many jewels hidden in the woods, that a single journey sometimes is not enough. So, I strongly recommend this one. The beauty of this place will knock you off. First you have to...More

1  Thank Erikusland
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We paid the US$20 not really expecting to get our moneys worth but it had been recommended so we went. A good hours drive from El Chalten and the gravel road is not great. A wander through the most magical forest I have ever seen,...More

2  Thank Judit731
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Glaciar Huemul is over 1 hr drive from El Chalten, on a private property. If you do not have a car, book a spot on a daily van from Las Lengas (at bus terminal or arranged by hotel front desk). It's a nice hike on...More

1  Thank mariquiroga
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Because this glacier is on private land you have to pay 200 pesos per person plus 10 pesos if you use their toilets (which were clean and stocked with paper). If you've never gotten close to a glacier this is a good option, especially since...More

2  Thank dillSeattle
Reviewed 30 January 2017

There are couple nice hikes to the Glacier after a slow bumpy ride on a gravel road full of potholes. One can drive or take a shuttle bus there but hitchhiking is another option since there is a fair amount of traffic on this road.The...More

1  Thank Boris T
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Amy O
29 May 2018|
Response from Grahame E | Reviewed this property |
you are about 30mins by car to El Chalten. It is a dirt road to the park and then you need to pay a small fee and you can hike from there.
Geoff M
26 May 2018|
Response from Grahame E | Reviewed this property |
Hi Geoff, was there in March so the other end of the good season. I assume because November is the beginning and March is the end it will have similar weather. The days were varied but between 5c and 15c some sun but still... More
9 November 2015|
Response from Nestor R | Reviewed this property |
Hola ColoJzz, para acceder al Glaciar Huemul, hay que pagar una entrada de $ 100.=( Para los argentinos) pues es propiedad privada, el primer tramo no tiene dificultad y es un maravilloso bosque con arroyos durante gran... More
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