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El Chalten, Argentina
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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
1  Thank Crystal H
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

We were part of a small group tour from El Calafate to El Chalten. We saw so many animals and birds: guanaco, fox, ria, eagles, caracara and condors. We were especially lucky to have the most clear weather the area had seen in a month....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed March 4, 2018

If you are lucky enough to have clear weather you will be in awe of the mountains as you head into town. Unfortunately we had cloud cover, but one day the clouds parted a little & we were able to see Fitz Roy! Some of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank photolady2018
Reviewed March 4, 2018

While my first attempt to see Fitz Roy from this road was nixed by 5 days of rain, on my second attempt, this is what we got, the second day of our stay in El Chaltén. If you have any leeway in planning, watch your...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Barbara E
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Amazing drive, took close to 3 hrs due to multiple stops at lookouts, able to travel to el chatan and back on full gas tank

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Joseph L
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

We were driven at speed from El Calafate to El Chalten along this well paved road, a real contrast to most of the roads we had previously travelled in Chile & Argentina. The sheer scale of things cannot fail to impress - and then you...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank One_of_the_BOFs
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views over lake Viedma of the mountain range an glaciers. See the condors underway as they are plentyfull.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank R F
Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

Ok, our kids are actually 20 and 22, so technically not teenagers but adult kids were not an option on this review. What a fantastically beautiful drive. We drive from El Calafate to El Chalten and back a few days later. There are about 4...More

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank sisterpv
Reviewed January 7, 2018

At 7:15 AM, an Always Glacier van picked us up at Hostel Schilling, and after a few more passengers, proceeded to the new El Calafate Terminal. Here we boarded the 8 AM double decker Chalten Travel bus($33 each) for its 3 hour drive to El...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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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!
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