Winter full day tour in which you visit the city of El Chalten departing from El Calafate. It includes a city tour, stops and quiet hikes to panoramic viewpoints, lunch in restaurant and free time to explore the typical mountain village, always accompanied by a guide.
The tour begins from your hotel in El Calafate at 8:00 a.m. 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 Parador 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.
The first activity is to visit the historic center, the main square, the Chapel of the Climbers and waterfront. After the city tour, you will have lunch in a restaurant in the city center. After lunch, you will visit Chorrillo del Salto (famous waterfall located a few minutes from the city center) taking a relaxed walk through the forest.
Finally, you return to El Chalten, where you will have free time to explore on your own for 30 minutes the city center, to then take the journey back to El Calafate, arriving at 7:00 p.m.