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2-Day Hiking Tour of Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre from El Chalten
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“final climb” (8 reviews)
El Chalten, Argentina
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Go the 'back' way - Thank you TA reporters for this GREAT tip. Yes, its a fantastic unmissable trek, that's a given. BUT taking the bus (or taxi) north to near Hosteria El Pilar (around 10 miles north) from El Chalten along highway 23 and...More

3  Thank Tessaanddennis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hike is incredible.. Possibly one of the best hikes we've ever been on. Amazing views, the trails are very well maintained. It's true that the last kilometer is almost all uphill. Going down from there was a little more challenging but well worth it....More

Thank keepitsouth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took this trek as part of our tour, with a guide. We went up from El Pani (or something similar, I can't remember). Starts off quite flat and slowly climbs through beech trees. There are great views of the glacier as you go up...More

Thank nzworkingmum
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Breathtaking 10.2km walk (one way) from El Chaltén to a beautiful lookout over the Fitz Roy, complete with glacier and Laguna de los Tres & Laguna Sucia. Walk starts off steep but then there are easier parts on plains, in forests and then it's worth...More

Thank nicky h
Reviewed 27 August 2017

A definate must do! El Chalten is a tiny little town at the base of Mount Fitz Roy. I highly reccomend staying here. There are many great trails around this little town into the mountains, but the Mount Fitz Roy trek is definately the one...More

1  Thank KaliJvR
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We did hike the trail twice. 1st day we did make a loop from Cerro Torre and hiked out from Fitz Roy. It was windy on our 1st day. We went back 2nd day with our gears and camped out at Poincenot for sunrise the...More

2  Thank ND i
Reviewed 12 July 2017

- A Really amazing trail to do , beautiful mountains and really amazing sights. I want to go back there as soon as I can!

1  Thank Andre P
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Take the hike up to Laguna de los Tres to get the best views of this magnificent peak - a must when you are in the area

Thank axgwl
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Monte Fitz Roy is a mountain in Patagonia, on the border between Argentina and Chile. It is located in the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, near El Chaltén village. The mountain is also known by other monikers like Cerro Chalten and Cerro Fitz Roy, the former...More

4  Thank Bugqueen
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We did the hike last November and I've been meaning to post about it. It's an absolutely beautiful hike. We were told the last 1Km to the lake was very steep and not worth doing. And I had sprained my ankle a few months prior....More

Thank Anne B
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2 September 2017|
Response from Gabriel11 | Reviewed this property |
Hello. I would advise checking with your accommodation place as we walked the area from El Chalten. Otherwise I would go with the Andesmar group of companies, which run on time and do not leave people behind at the drop off... More
26 August 2017|
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Response from keeptravlelingnow | Reviewed this property |
El Chalten is very small. You don't need public transportation to anywhere in El Chalten. You can walk to trails, restaraunts , bus station etc
29 June 2017|
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Response from megsh007 | Reviewed this property |
We hiked it in February and the weather was awesome! October is the start of Spring in the South of Argentina so you should have some nice weather, but be careful with snow as you get to higher elevations. There are park... More