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Argentina: El Chalten and the Fitz Roy Massif

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The vast ice fields in Los Glaciares National Park, southern Patagonia, are a primeval wilderness from which flow 13 huge glaciers into the waters of lakes Viedma and Argentino. The dark beech forests, gem-clear lagoons and the lonely steppes skirting the ice-capped towers of the Fitz Roy massif in the northern area of the park add to the beauty of this ideal landscape for hikers. El Chaltén is a small purpose-built town with tourist facilities and the principal base for visits to the area.

Our holidays to El Chalten and the Fitz Roy Massif

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Fitz Roy

Self-drive Argentina: Patagonia, lake district and Perito Moreno

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16 days from £3,369pp

Perito Moreno Glacier

Value Argentina: Explore Patagonia

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Active Argentina

Active Argentina: Walking in Patagonia

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Active Patagonia: Classic Treks in Argentina and Chile

Active Patagonia: Classic treks in Argentina and Chile

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14 days from £3,443pp

Tailor-made holidays

We specialise in creating bespoke holidays designed according to your specific requirements.

Our tailor-made holiday service includes:

  • • A dedicated and friendly specialist to guide you through the planning process
  • • Our unrivalled knowledge of the region based on over 36 years' of expertise
  • • Access to the widest range of accommodation and activity options
  • • Your perfect itinerary, crafted exclusively for you

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Things to do in El Chalten and the Fitz Roy Massif

Mount Fitzroy, Argentina at sunset

Day hikes around El Chalten

Los Glaciares National Park

Trek in Los Glaciares National Park


Lake Trip in Los Glaciares

Lake trip in Los Glaciares National Park

What our experts say

I can heartily recommend a day trek from El Chaltén. The walking is not too steep or demanding, and there are panoramic views of lakes, glaciers and forests all along the way. You aren't far out of El Chaltén but you might as well be on another continent, so great is the wilderness feel in a region hardly trodden by Man.

David

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