About us

El Álamo Private Transfer - Your best way to reach your destination

We are a company based in Santa Cruz with extensive knowledge of the Patagonian routes, we offer private, professional and comfortable transfers to and from any point of the province, including the airports of Río Gallegos and El Calafate, and Los Glaciares National Park, at any time of the year. Transfers for Groups: We have a bus for 28 passengers, with extra large trunk, ambient music, video screen, reclining seats, reading light and compartment for backpacks and handbags inside the unit.

Our service is dedicated to both personal private services and Travel Agencies: Special rates for travel agencies.

We have a 4x2 truck, with capacity for 4 people to carry out private services of transfers or excursions within our province.

Transfers in the province:

El Calafate city.

El Calafate Airport.

Perito Moreno glacier.

Estancia La Leona.

Río Gallegos city.

Río Gallegos Airport.

Los Antiguos city.

Cueva de las Manos.

Monte León Natoinal Park.

Ask for special trips.

El Chaltén area

Starting point:: El Alamo Inn "Ideal for a good rest"

Lago del Desierto.

El Pilar.

Ea. Los Huemules.

Chorrillo del Salto.

Ea. Bonanza.

Río Eléctrico.

Ea. Ricanor.

Refugio Laguna Cóndor.

Ea. La Quinta.

Bahía Túnel.


The reservation is made through the button Booking request at the beginning of this page. You can also contact us through the Send a query button, we will answer you as soon as possible.

It is convenient to book in advance!


198, San Martín Av. (Z9301XAF) El Chaltén - Santa Cruz province - Patagonia Argentina

Distance from El Chaltén Bus Station: 700 m.

Distance from "Comandante Armando Tola" International Airport(El Calafate): 200 Km (2.5 hours by car or bus).

Useful information

Argentina, the country

Official language: Spanish.
National currency: Argentine Peso.
Passport: minimum validity of 6 months.
Visas for tourism: authorized period of stay of is up to 90 days.
Vaccination for foreigners: Yellow Fever Vaccine is mandatory only in case of visiting forested areas of the north and northeast of Argentina, the borders with Brazil and Paraguay at altitudes below 2300 masl, including Iguazu Falls.
It is advisable to take out travel insurance to cover medical expenses abroad, including medical transfer.
Electric network: 220V / 50Hz.

El Chaltén

National Direct Dialing Code: 02962.
International Direct Dialing Code: 0054 2962.
How to get there: land route from El Calafate to 215 Km.
Nearest airport: El Calafate at 200 Km.
Climate in the austral summer: dry, windy and very variable.
Minimum average temperature: 33ºF (-1ºC) on winter.
Maximum average temperature: 59ºF (+15ºC) on summer.

Available services in El Chaltén

ATM: Red Link, Banco Santa Cruz.
Postal Mail: Correo Argentino.
Mobile telephony network: Movistar and Claro companies.
Fuel: gasoline and diesel.

Services NOT available

Money Exchange agencies.