Mt. Fitz Roy and Cerro Torres are two of the most rugged and impressive peaks in the Argentina Patagonian Andes. A series of jagged, monolithic towers of granite that thrust into the sky; this natural treasure is located near El Chaltén village, in the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, nestled on the border of Chile and Argentina. Explore the splendors of Laguna Los Tres, the floating icebergs on Laguna Torre and the stunning views of Los Glaciares National Park, Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy on this 4 day trek.
El Calafate to El Chaltén
The day begins with a transfer from El Calafate to El Chaltén, a tiny outpost next to Los Glaciares National Park which lies at the foot of the breathtaking Mount Fitz Roy. Our route takes us across remote dirt roads passing through open pampas along the northern side of the picturesque Lago Viedma. As we drive, we watch the granite fin of Mt. Fitz Roy rise up behind the turquoise waters of the lakes. Once at our hotel we are free to relax and enjoy the evening. Overnight Hosteria Senderos
Laguna Los Tres
After breakfast we begin our hike towards Laguna Capri, passing its northern corner and follow the Fitz Roy trail to the Rio Blanco. Along our route, we will enjoy a variety of colorful flowers and several species of birds. Finally, we ascend the steep zig-zag trail to Laguna de Los Tres and the stunning scenery of Mt. Fits Roy unfolds. Following a picnic lunch, we return to our hotel via the same route. Overnight Hosteria Senderos
After breakfast, we embark on a full day hike along the Cerro Torre trail to Laguna Torre. The trail is scenic with a gentle incline and we will enjoy inspiring views of Cerro Torre, Fitz Roy and other peaks along the way. After reaching Base Camp de Agostini, it is just a short hike to Laguna Torre. Here we will admire the western view of Cerro Torre and the Adela Range. Our eyes will be met by floating icebergs on Laguna Torre as the winds send them drifting towards the coast. Following a picnic lunch, we return to our hotel via the same route. Overnight Hosteria Senderos
Transfer to El Calafate Airport
After breakfast, you will be transferred to El Calafate.
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- Accommodations, 3 nights in El Chalten
- Ground transportation
- Park Fees
- Expert guides
- Meals during trip