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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Road to El Chalten is great. The most important tips I guess are: - Be sure to sleep well before as this Long roads might make you sleep. - Be super alert to crosswinds !

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Navistarlance
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The road is in great condition and easy to drive however you must be careful of the wind. We had wind gusts in excess of 90km/h on the day we drove so you need to be careful especially if you drive a small car. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SydneyTraveller_2008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

make sure you have gas. there is only 1 station in town and the lines can be very long.....cash only.....

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jeffrobe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove here from El Calafate and it took about 3 hours in all. The scenery is amazing along the way, and gets even better the closer you get. Unfortunately, clouds and rain diminished our views somewhat, but even so, enough was present to impress....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank kindredspirits
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a late night bus (leaving at 9:00 pm) from El Calafate to El Chalten and had no idea what we were missing until we left to drive back. The whole Fitz Roy range is visible for you to see the whole time you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jhoover0629
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the only gas station in El Chalten and is easy to overlook. It's actually out of town on the road in/our of El Chalten. As you approach El Chalten, it's on the right side of the road--it's actually a SHIPPING CONTAINER! They do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rickn454
Reviewed January 9, 2019

We had a rental car and were going to hike in El Chalten, so we took the 2-3 hour drive up there. We stopped 4 or 5 times along the way because the views were so incredible. Don't miss this if you can help it!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jordan D
Reviewed December 19, 2018

This is one drive that you can not miss. There are so many spots that you can stop and enjoy the nature that you will not have a chance to hate it. The drive itself takes around 2 hours but it can take a whole...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sathwick_rao
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

If you are lucky like we were, as you approach El Chalten you’ll be greeted by the most amazing view of the mountain range in a huge empty sky. Add in the guanaco on the plains, condors and other birds of prey and the possibility...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Wags63
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Didn’t had option of a car so we rented a few bicycles from the hostel and cycled out of town. Just about 6km or so and you’ll have a view of the road with Fitz Roy at the back. The way back was really windy...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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brucenic2016
December 3, 2016|
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Response from Matilde_Mir | Reviewed this property |
no way with horses only car or walking there are horseback rides in other estancias or sites. enjoy the view!
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JilliO
September 3, 2016|
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Response from swift314 | Reviewed this property |
Taxis are available but where do you intend to travel from and to - the price will depend quite a bit on the route and itinerary you want them to follow
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