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Things to do in El Chalten

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#1 of 19 attractions in El Chalten
Category: Hiking Trails; Mountains
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Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Bodies of Water
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#4 of 19 attractions in El Chalten
Category: Spas
Owner description: Yaten Spa located in the most central area of El Chalten, with a spectacular view and high quality products, offers a moment... more » Owner description: Yaten Spa located in the most central area of El Chalten, with a spectacular view and high quality products, offers a moment of relaxation and rest not only physical, but also mental.We have a dry sauna for 4 people, Scottish shower, six whirlpools (one double and 5 singles), and a jade massage bed.We look forward to sharing the experience of relaxation in the mountains. « less
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#5 of 19 attractions in El Chalten
  • nice & easy hike 12/30/2013
Category: Geologic Formations
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#6 of 19 attractions in El Chalten
Category: Mountains
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#7 of 19 attractions in El Chalten
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Viedma Glacier is located in Los Glaciares National Park in the Province of Santa Cruz and is the largest in Argentina. It... more » Owner description: Viedma Glacier is located in Los Glaciares National Park in the Province of Santa Cruz and is the largest in Argentina. It flows directly from the Southern Patagonian Ice Field to the lake. Its front is 40mt from the level of the lake. Their risings are located in the heart of the ice field between 1.500 y 2.200 msnm. It has some dark, deep lines on the surface that are volcanic ashes strips mixed with ice. Also, it has suffered many repressions but not as important as the rest of the glaciers. Viedma Lake was discovered by Antonio de Viedma, in 1877 when Francisco Pascacio Moreno and Carlos Maria Moyano where on an expedition and discovered is location and characteristics. It belongs to the hydric basin of the Santa Cruz River.El Glaciar Viedma, ubicado dentro del Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, en la Provincia de Santa Cruz, es el mas grande de la Argentina.Este glaciar fluye directamente del Hielo Patagonico Sur hasta el Lago Viedma, su frente se eleva aproximadamente 40 metros sobre el nivel del lago. Sus nacientes se encuentran en el corazon del Campo de Hielo entre los 1.500 y 2.200 msnm.Tiene unas lineas oscuras en su superficie, que son bandas de ceniza volcanica, mezcladas con el hielo. Es un glaciar que ha sufrido retrocesos aunque no tan importantes como otros glaciares. El Lago Viedma fue descubierto por Antonio de Viedma. Se toma conocimiento exacto de su ubicacion y caracteristicas, como consecuencia de la expedicion que realizaron, hacia el ano 1877, Francisco Pascacio Moreno y Carlos Maria Moyano. Pertenece a la cuenca hidrica del rio Santa Cruz. « less
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#8 of 19 attractions in El Chalten
Category: Scenic Drives
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#9 of 19 attractions in El Chalten
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Hiking Trails; Trails
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#10 of 19 attractions in El Chalten
Owner description: Professional Mountain Guides: Hiking, Trekking, Rock & Ice climbing, Mountain Ascents, Backcountry Ski and Southern Ice Field... more » Owner description: Professional Mountain Guides: Hiking, Trekking, Rock & Ice climbing, Mountain Ascents, Backcountry Ski and Southern Ice Field Expeditions. We are a Guiding Company, specialized in Southern Patagonia. Our base of operations is El Chaltén, in the Province of Santa Cruz, Argentina. We are qualified “Tourist Operators of Los Glaciares National Park” since 2003. « less
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#11 of 19 attractions in El Chalten
Category: Bodies of Water
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#12 of 19 attractions in El Chalten
Category: Lookouts
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#13 of 19 attractions in El Chalten
Category: Mountains
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#14 of 19 attractions in El Chalten
Category: Waterfalls
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#15 of 19 attractions in El Chalten
Category: Tours
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#16 of 19 attractions in El Chalten
Category: Tours
Owner description: Patagonia Aventura has tailor-made programs to explore and enjoy the Viedma Glacier according to each of our client’s... more » Owner description: Patagonia Aventura has tailor-made programs to explore and enjoy the Viedma Glacier according to each of our client’s expectations. Carefully grouped into three different products, every activity invites our travelers to live a unique experience in Patagonia. « less
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#17 of 19 attractions in El Chalten
Owner description: Enjoy the best experience in flyfishing in El Chalten, we guide you and make all the arrangements needed for the adventure,... more » Owner description: Enjoy the best experience in flyfishing in El Chalten, we guide you and make all the arrangements needed for the adventure, so you main concern will be to live an unique and unforgettable flyfishing experience... « less
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#18 of 19 attractions in El Chalten
Category: Tours
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Owner description: Casita style is our little dream. We offer garden furniture, our own postcards and posters, Birdwatching products, local... more » Owner description: Casita style is our little dream. We offer garden furniture, our own postcards and posters, Birdwatching products, local handicrafts and comfortable stuffs for travelers and more. We invite you to pass by and to take a look to our store and learn more about the way we live...We are locals and we live all year round in El Chalten.We are open from october to april. « less
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