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Road to El Chalten

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Address: El Chalten, Argentina
Phone Number: 02962-49-31-55
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Just like a postcard!

Everywhere you look is stunning. It could be like driving in a postcard! So much wildlife as you drive by. Also so many Photoshop! Make sure your camera is fully charged and you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Matt J
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everywhere you look is stunning. It could be like driving in a postcard! So much wildlife as you drive by. Also so many Photoshop! Make sure your camera is fully charged and you have extra sd cards!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

If your finances permit, or even if they don't, renting a car and driving into El Chalten (on a clear day) is the most amazing drive Ive ever done in my entire life. Although expensive, renting a car is the best way to travel around Patagonia. Period. I promise, this drive is the best and you will not regret it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Couldn't believe how beautiful this road to El Chaltén was. Hard to put it in words and I don't even think this photo can make any justice.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Drove in a rental car from El Calafate to El Chalten. Awesome views and an easy drive. Make sure to get gas!! No gas stations along the way. There are no lines the like the ones in El Calafate.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

As you near El Chalten, the road stretches out in front of you straight toward Fitz Roy. I was lucky enough to be there on a totally clear day, much like the picture. The view was incredible - with the mountains incredibly clear. After that, the weather rolled in and I never saw the mountains as clear again even when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We took the bus from El Calafate to El Chalten and the whole way there was beautiful Would have loved having our own car and being able to stop and just enjoy the view and take pictures anytime we wanted.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

You can only have a good view of both of Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre from the distance. It is such a magnificent view of the mountains. Make sure taking a few stops once you get closer to the town. It is better to get there in the morning or at noon since the sun is behind you.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Its a long ride to get here but well worth it - we travelled in relative comfort of a small coach and the views on the road only teased us with what we were about to see as we got into the town amazing

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Rode top deck on the bus to El Chalten and couldn’t believe the views ahead of us. It is worth the long 6 hour ride from El Calafate!

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Homer, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I traveled by motorcycle and the tide to the town was overcast coming in. It gave us a taste of what we could see. Did a few hikes and when we left the day could not have been more beautiful. Just stunning. Driving out we had to keep looking back at how the mountains were just spectacular.... More 

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