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El Chalten

El Chalten is a town in the Santa Cruz Province in Patagonia, southern Argentina, about 220 kilometres north of El Calafate. It's a popular town for trekkers and climbers to base themself while exploring the region.

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El Chalten Discussions

  • 12 days from Calafate to Mendoza
    I will be in El Calafate from 8th September and wish to travel north to Mendoza by 20th September (inclusive of a couple of days in Mendoza - I need to be back in BA on 21stAM). Tight I know - the trip is more of a 'taster' rather than complete indulgent 'take-my-time' expedition. I would like ideas ...

  • Treking Southern Chile in July
    Torres Del Paine is the best place to go but not sure what its like in winter time I spent 7 days hiking and camping and its amazing. Also look at El Bolson and El Chalten in Argentina ...

  • Patagonia - can't do everything!
    I'm heading to Argentina in a week for my (belated) honeymoon. We'll be in Patagonia for a week - flying in and out of El Calafate. Definitely want to go to the glaciar and then head to El Chalten. The question is if we should then do Torres del Paine or head east to the coast and see Monte León National ...

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El Chalten Blog Entries

  • Patagonia
    or chicken escalope, is a favourite of mine. On our first full day in El Chalten, the capital of trekking ...
    Posted in The Americas by Graemeandmel

  • Patagonia, Argentina side
    El Chalten A tiny town known only for its trekking and famous views of Mount Fitzoy mountain range, El Chalten becomes quite deserted once the weather turns cold. We again lucked out ...
    Posted in Tour de America del Sur by jessho

  • El Chalten
    El Chalten ist das bisherige Highlight unserer Reise. Ein kleines ruhiges Kaff in den Bergen ohne Mobilfunk-Coverage. Die Landschaft ist kitschig schoen und wir haben Glueck mit dem Wetter. Der erste ...
    Posted in StefanRTW by stefan08

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