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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.
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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