El Chaltén
El Chaltén

El Chaltén, Capital Argentina del Trekking

El Chaltén is one of the most fascinating places in Argentine Patagonia when it comes to outdoor sports and unforgettable landscapes. It gives the opportunity to see Mount Fitz Roy and its granite walls, also enchanting for its mountains and glaciers. All this, being immersed in the northern area of Los Glaciares National Park, a privileged place to develop various trails during the day and camp in the middle of some of the most impressive mountain landscapes.

Although it is usually closed during the winter months in the southern hemisphere, from April to October, don’t forget to bring clothing suitable for the cold, rain and wind, just in case. Of course, if the sun shines, El Chaltén is a true paradise on earth.


Area: 1km2

Population: 1.627 (2010)

Altitude: 58m