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.
From the El Chalten Travel Guide
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Lo De Trivi was a wonderful place to stay. They have a great kitchen, including a barrilla area. They clean everyday. The staff is friendly and aiming to please. The rooms are a bit cozy, but warm. The beds are very comfortable and quiet. Lo de Trivi isn't fancy, but it is charming, friendly, and affordable. ... more
Service with a smile. Comfortable beds and awesome hot showers. Great value for money if you're happy with basics. The owner is still renovating the property so don't be put off by the exterior!! Right opposite the bus station ... more
friendly helpful staff with walk planning,english spoken, rooms cleaned daily, great shower, secure lockers, upstairs lounge nice and quiet, laundry service available so no facilities for doing your own, many large but few small pots for cooking, limited cooking utensils, fridge too small, flies a problem in the dining room despite frequent sprayin ... more
HI. I am currently in Buenos Aires and in a couple of days me and my boyfriend were planning on going to El calafate then El Chalten and then on to Chile. We don't have much money left so do You know what's the cheapest way of doing this route(we will be taking buses and camping everywhere)? Thanks ...
Camping in Monte Fitz Roy
I was wondering if anyone had stayed in any of the campsites on the route from El Chalten to Piedra del fraile. We plan to spend the first night at campamento poincenot and the second night at refugio los troncos (our book mentions they provide dinner here, is this true?). Any advice about ...
Single traveller in Argentina
: (Mainly regarding whether missing out Bariloche and El Chalten/ El Calafate is a mistake - I spent 6 weeks ...
We listened to everyones recomendations to come for El Chalten from Calafate. Unsure of what else to do we got a bus north to the small quiet town to do some form of hiking or in our terms, a stroll ...
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An epic road trip to see glaciers and get cold
. And empty. Were travelling on a gravel road, hence the time it takes to get to El Chalten, hiking capital ...
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