Chalten Full Day: Desert Lake

Spectacular full day tour departing from El Calafate in which you will visit El Chalten, the canyon of River Las Vueltas, sail Lake Desert and walk for 1 hour and a half in the forest towards the Vespigniani Glacier. The tour offers exceptional natural landscapes of lakes, mountains and forests, including Mount Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre. In Lake Desert, you will sail through this beautiful water mirror and then hike heading to the Vespigniani Glacier in an almost unexplored natural area. It includes a lunch box.

$ 3.700 ARS

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    Duration
      12 Hours.
    Requirements
      Have good physical condition, wear warm clothes, gloves and fleece or wool hat, raincoat, footwear possible trekking or sport, a pair of extra socks, sunglasses, sunscreen and a small backpack.
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      Transfer from your hotel.Lunch box. Sailing in Lake Desert. Trekking in the forest. Guide service.
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    Physical difficulty 50%

    Spectacular full-day tour in a framework of outstanding natural beauty where you will visit the town of El Chalten, the Canyon of Las Vueltas River, sail in Lake Desert (Lago del Desierto) and hike for 1 hour towards the Vespigniani glacier.

    The tour begins from your hotel in El Calafate at 7:00 am to, then, head towards the legendary Route 40. This route skirts the Argentinian Lake, crosses the Santa Cruz and La Leona Rivers and arrives, after 1 hour 15 minutes, at the old Hotel La Leona (almost a museum of Route 40). Afterwards, you continue along the Lake Viedma, having the Andes in the background and, before reaching El Chalten, you will stop at the viewpoint of the Viedma Glacier. From here you can enjoy a beautiful panoramic of the Viedma Glacier, the Andes and the flagship Cerro Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre. After 3 hours on the bus and 220 km traveled, you will get to the mountain village of El Chalten.

    From El Chalten, you will travel then 37 km through the Canyon of Las Vueltas River towards Lake Desert in a gravel road making stops at different viewpoints.

    Upon arrival at Lake Desert you will embark to sail for 1 hour (round trip) this beautiful water mirror and, after reaching the opposite shore, you will descend to start the mountain trekking. There are two trails with different difficulty levels to head towards the Vespigniani Glacier. After a 1 hour hike (round trip) through this spectacular natural landscape very little explored, you can eat the lunch box in our dome nestled in the woods.

    About 3 Pm the return to El Chalten starts to then head towards El Calafate where you will arrive at 8:00 pm.

    7:00 Pick-up at hotel
    260 km distance with stops
    12:00 Arrival at Desert Lake
    Sailing in Desert Lake
    Lunch in the forest
    Lunchbox
    Trekking to Vespignani Glacier
    Duration 1:00 hs
    15:00 Return from Desert Lake
    Return to El Calafate
    20:00 Drop off at hotel
    Included activities
    Optional activities

    The schedule, order and the activities can vary according to the organization of the day.

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    Round trip transfer from your hotel to the meeting point where the tour starts.
    Lunch box
    Includes: 1 caprese pie, 1 ham and cheese turn over, 1 vegetable turn over (or 2 vegetable turn overs in case of vegetarian option), 1 sweet, 1 cereal bar, 1 apple, 1 juice of 200 ml and 1 water of 500 ml.
    Sailing in Lake Desert. Trekking in the forest. Guide service.
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