Is this landscape real?

The answer is Yes. Nature has its whims and there is no doubt that this is one of them. If you find the picture fascinating, travelling to el Chaltén and exploring its landscapes is something you must live at least once in your life.

Treasure of humanity

This wonder is treasured and protected by Los Glaciares National Park, the largest in The Argentinian Republic, declared a World Heritage by UNESCO. Our planet has unique natural gems that many have the fortune to know and we all have the responsibility to look after.

If you have the opportunity to make this unforgettable trip, you will only be asked not to leave traces in your path, so this natural sanctuary is preserved intact for future generations.

A world of ice, rock and forests, with grater glaciers than large cities and lakes that look like seas.

Land of glaciers

Here lives the greatest survivors of the last glaciation and is where the most famous is located: the Perito Moreno glacier. Its reputation is due to the spectacular ice falls coming away from its front face and its cyclical rupture phenomenon, which can be appreciated from very close.

Unlike other glacier areas, thanks to its geographical location you can easily get close to these ice giants by car or by taking a walk.

El Chaltén

In the valley of this mountain paradise is the small town of El Chaltén, with the amenities and services to receive thousands of travellers from all over the world.

You will be surprised by the hospitality of the residents, who never hide the pride and love they feel for this land.

About El Chaltén

"Look deeply into nature, and then you will understand everything better."

- Albert Einstein

"Wanderer, your footsteps are the road, and nothing more; wanderer, there is no road, the road is made as you walk"

- Antonio Machado

Trekking for everyone

El Chaltén is the National Capital of Trekking in Argentina. In this stunning natural scenery you have multiple and varied options for walking, climbing, going on excursions and expeditions. The strong emotions begin long before arriving, when in the distance you can see mountains and glaciers that make this corner of Patagonia unique. Most itineraries are self-guided, so you can go through them without the need for a guide.

Are you excited by the adventure? Then make sure you have enough days for your visit.

Thing to do

Travel to Patagonia

It is a trip to lands as extensive as uninhabited, which remembers to legends of mythical giants. Expeditionaries, scientists and mountaineers from all over the world have reached here many human conquests of the last century. To know Patagonia today is to keep that spirit of adventure alive!

Several air routes from numerous cities in Argentina and Chile arrive daily at the International Airport. The last 200 km are traveled by bus or transfers.

Getting to El Chaltén

"A journey of a thousand leagues begins with the first step"

- Lao-Tsé