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El Calafate, Argentina Road Trip

Once a rough wool-trading outpost in southern Patagonia, El Calafate is now a destination for adventure junkies.
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: Multiple days

Overview:  This is a place where you can have grilled steak and Mendoza wine for just $25 a person after a day spent exploring the region’s... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Design Suites Hotel

The space age hotel has soaring glass walls and views of neon-blue Lago Argentino.

Address:
190 Calle 94
El Calafate
Argentina

Phone:
54-29-0249-4525

2. Hielo y Adventuras

The outfitter runs two daily excursions to Perito Moreno Glacier that include a trek across the ice.

Address:
935 Avenida del Libertador
El Calafate
Argentina

Phone:
54-29-0249-2205

This boisterous spot is known for grilled meats and fish.

Address:
28 Coronel Rosales
El Calafate
Argentina

Phone:
54-29-0249-1065

4. Pascasio M

Dine on sirloin wrapped in boar with a Malbec wine sauce at this brick-walled restaurant.

Address:
25 de Mayo 52
El Calafate
Argentina

Phone:
54-29-0249-2055

The 12-room property is modeled after a historic railway station.

Address:
442 José Haro
El Calafate
Argentina

Phone:
54-29-0249-4495

6. Vellón Negro

The shop stocks sweaters woven from local wool.

Address:
1440 Avenida del Libertador
El Calafate
Argentina

Phone:
54-29-0249-4555