National Capital of Trekking
Wear comfortable clothes and coat Trekking shoes or comfortable shoes
Transfer from Calafate, one way, wait and return. Stop at several panoramic points to take pictures. 20 minute stop at the Parador La Leona on the side of Route 40.
From El Calafate we start our journey at 07:30 pm. heading to El Chalten passing them to look for the hotel stay. We will bear the cost Lago Argentino to the junction with National Route 40, which will take north, stopping at two panoramic points where we can appreciate the magnitude of Lago Argentino and the Andes Mountains with their snowy peaks. Traveling on the legendary Route 40, we will have the chance to see wildlife in the wild, guanacos, rheas, hares, red or gray fox and variety of birds.
Continuing north we find costiando the Vietnam Lake from which we can see the Vietnam Glacier between mountains descend to the lake. We can also see if the weather permits the imposing Cerro Fitz Roy and Cerro towers. Continuing along Route 40 about 30 km we turn on Route 23 towards the mountain range 90 kilometers. After several stops at vantage points, we will arrive to the small, picturesque town of El Chalten, located between the mountains. Approximate 3 hours to arrive. We will stop at the Directorate of National Parks, where we can appreciate its two didactic classrooms. Where classes and lectures are held. We report the status of possible paths Brebes You travel during the visit of the day. Their status and precautions to keep in mind during your walks. The more crowded the trail is Sendero Fitz Roy, which consists of several stages. Capri can reach the lagoon where podrar make a PigNic the backdrop of the attractive hills and a hanging glacier called Piedra Blanca). The duration of the hike round trip is about 4 hrs. Upon his return, 3kilometros will travel by car to a beautiful waterfall located in the forest of lenga. Upon his return we will visit the people can drink or eat something before resuming back to El Calafate. Estimated arrival at 20:00 pm. approximately.
Parador La Leona
A 78 km on Route 40; about halfway we arrive at Parador La Leona, old building dating back to 1894, on the river of the same name, where we will learn of its history. Old country hotel which offered refujio and food to travelers and locals. Parador, faithful witness of the passage of the carts that made wool route towards the city of Rio Gallegos, capital of Santa Cruz province.