Jagged mountain peaks covered with snow in Argentina's Los Glaciares National Park.

El Chalten Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts
Jagged mountain peaks covered with snow in Argentina's Los Glaciares National Park.

El Chalten Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts

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Visit Argentina’s National Trekking Capital with our private and small group El Chalten tours. The indigenous word “Chalten” refers to the famous mountain at whose base the town rests: Mount Fitz Roy in English. Thanks to its unmatched proximity to glacial terrain, El Chalten has rapidly become a favorite of trekkers and mountain climbers seeking to explore its spectacular surroundings. Offering easy accessibility for nearby trails as well as all of the necessary facilities before setting off on an expedition, El Chalten is a must-visit stop for all lovers of adventure. Contact us to start planning your own trip to this breathtaking destination.

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Let our team of expert travel advisors help build your dream trip to South America. Our fully customizable vacation packages allow you to hand-pick the destinations you wish to see at the exact pace you wish to see them. All of our offerings are also vetted firsthand by our team to ensure top quality and comfort. Contact one of our travel experts today to start planning your once-in-a-lifetime trip!

What to Do in El Chalten

Visit Argentina’s unofficial hiking capital and explore the spectacular Los Glaciares National Park. Your Latin America For Less travel advisor can help you create the perfect itinerary tailored to your interests and preferences.

An aerial view of El Chalten, a small town located inside Los Glaciares National Park.

Parque Los Glaciares


El Chalten’s principal attraction is the nearby Los Glaciares National Park, and there is a spirit of adventure in the air as adventure seekers gather nightly in the town’s cozy bars and dining establishments before or after excursions.

Hiking gear and a camera set down in the brush along the hiking trail to Mount Fitz Roy.

Climbing


The icy peaks of Mount Fitz Roy, Cerro Torre, and other formidable summits surrounding El Chalten draw hundreds of avid mountain-climbers every year. The famous Mount Fitz Roy offers some of the best climbs in the world.

A hiker stopped on a trail and looking out at a valley surrounded by mountains near El Chalten.

Trekking


Trekking enthusiasts will be in heaven here, with picturesque trails along valley floors, none of the hazards and discomforts found at higher altitude treks, and very comfortable lodging available along the trails.

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A hiker with a backpack and hiking pole, looking up at the majestic Mount Fitz Roy.

Adventure Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add some extra adventure to your personalized itinerary. Get your adrenaline pumping with hikes and multi-day treks, jungle expeditions, white water rafting trips, mountain biking tours and more. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your adventure.

The welcome sign for the town of El Chalten with several mountains visible in the background.

Cultural Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about adding cultural tours and experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the rich cultures of Latin America and learn about the unique customs and traditions maintained by its people. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your cultural tour.

A spa area at Hotel Los Cerros in El Chalten, with a beautiful view of the surrounding landscapes.

Spa & Wellness Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add spa & wellness tours to your personalized itinerary. Take advantage of a free day to enjoy some rest and relaxation at a resort, or visit a spa to unwind after a long day of exploring. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors to start planning your spa & wellness tour.

A rack of roasted lamb ribs, one of the many delicious dishes available in El Chalten.

Food Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add food tours and culinary experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the unique cuisines of Latin America and enjoy exclusive visits to some of the world’s top restaurants. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your food tour.

A horse next to a river with rugged hills in the background along a hiking trail near El Chalten.

Family & Friend Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add family-friendly tours to your itinerary. Our team can help you build the perfect trip for your family, whether your group has small children, teenagers, senior citizens, or all of the above. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your family tour.

Explore Argentina

With unique culture and breathtaking landscapes, Argentina offers countless attractive destinations for travelers. Discover some of the best places to visit in Argentina below.

Buenos Aires


Often called the "Paris of South America," Buenos Aires is like no other Latin American capital. With its European atmosphere and warm people, this vibrant city is a must see in Argentina.

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Iguazu Falls


Straddling Argentina's sub-tropical border with Brazil, the astonishing Iguazú Falls are among the most spectacular in the world, and one of South America's most popular destinations.

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Bariloche


Stunningly situated on the shores of the beautiful Lake Nahuel Huapi, Bariloche is the gateway to Argentina's most beloved region, the dazzlingly beautiful Lake District.

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Mendoza


A beautiful countryside of high-quality vineyards surrounds Mendoza, which is just a stone's throw from the continent's highest peak, the majestic Aconcagua, making it the perfect place for nature and wine lovers alike.

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Salta


With its colorful past and rich culture, this charming colonial city is one of the highlights of northern Argentina. Discover Salta’s history and its breathtaking countryside filled with striking natural wonders.

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Ushuaia


The city at the "end of the world," clinging to the southern tip of Argentina, Ushuaia boasts a fascinating history and is the gateway to Patagonia’s most spectacular park, Tierra del Fuego National Park.

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El Calafate


Nestled in the south of the magical region of Patagonia, Calafate is the main gateway to the beautifully striking Los Glaciares National Park, one of the unforgettable natural wonders of South America.

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Puerto Madryn


Puerto Madryn is famous for its proximity to the stunning Peninsula Valdes, where a prodigious array of wild marine animals comes to live including colonies of penguins and whales.

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Patagonia


Shared by Chile and Argentina, Patagonia is a wild land of cleaving glaciers, deep forests, and piercingly blue waters that offers countless opportunities for sightseeing, nature watching, trekking and more.

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El Chalten Hotels

Discover the best places to stay in El Chalten with our top pick El Chalten hotels.

A beautiful room featuring wood flooring and furniture at Hosteria El Pilar in El Chalten.

Hosteria El Pilar

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Ruta Provincial 23 km 17, El Chalten

Featuring extraordinary views of the surrounding mountain landscapes, Hosteria El Pilar offers some of the best accommodations in El Chalten. Enjoy a relaxing evening next to the fireplace or take the opportunity to try some local cuisine at the onsite restaurant.

A cozy room featuring wood flooring and a cabin-style ceiling at Hosteria Senderos in El Chalten.

Hosteria Senderos

★ ★ ★

Perito Moreno 35, El Chalten

Located along the Rio de las Vueltas, the Hosteria Senderos boasts a gorgeous wood exterior and vintage farmhouse style. The 21 rooms are warm and inviting, with wooden furnishing and comfortable beds. Facilities include an American-style buffet breakfast, wine bar, reading room, and a lounge with a fireplace.

A modern room at Hotel Los Cerros, facing out at the Patagonian landscapes of El Chalten.

Hotel Los Cerros

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San Martin 260, El Chalten

This is one of the finest hotels in the region, and visitors will love looking through the large windows at views of the surrounding grasslands and Patagonian mountains just beyond. Many rooms come equipped with king size beds, hydro-massage tubs, and boast spectacular views of the Rio de las Vueltas.

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