Fitz Roy & Perito Moreno Glacier Adventure

fitz roy trekkingThe Fitz Roy & Perito Moreno Glacier Adventure that is a 8 days trekking tour, starts and ends at El Calafate and focuses on Los Glaciares National Park, visiting and hiking Fitz Roy & Cerro Torre, may be the two most emblematic mountains of Patagonia, and the Perito Moreno Glacier (only one in the world that shows a closure and rupture process due to unusual favourable conditions. 

Itinerary: 

Day 1: El Calafate 
Day 2: Bus to El Chaltén – Laguna Capri Hiking to Laguna Capri, no more than 2 hours and a half 
Day 3: Cerro Fitz Roy, Laguna de los Tres (one of the most spectaculars viewpoints of the National Park) Walking time is 5 to 6 hours 
Day 4: Cerro Torre Walking time 3 to 4 hs 
Day 5: Lagoon & Glacier Torre – El Chalten Total estimated time of the standard day: 4 to 5 hs. If you go on the “Holiday on Ice”, it is 7 hs plus the trail back to Chalten which is 2 and a half hours more. 
Day 6: El Chalten – El Calafate 
Day 7: El Calafate –Perito Moreno Glacier We dedicate this day to one of the World’s Natural Wonder: the Moreno glacier. The roar of the chunks of ice falling inside the glacier or from the glacier into the lake, the frequent collapse of the front seracs into the turquoise water, makes out of this day a very special and unique experience. 
Day 8: El Calafate - Airport El Calafate 4 nights at Hostel or Hostería 3 nights at Full Camp Best season: October through April

Location

49° 19' 46.5492" S, 72° 59' 23.0316" W

trekking features

  • Camping and/or teahouse/lodge trek
  • Length >7 days and < 14 days
  • Maximum Altitude <2000m
  • Difficulty - Medium

Fitz Roy & Perito Moreno Glacier Adventure details


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