The 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.
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
49° 19' 46.5492" S, 72° 59' 23.0316" W
Camping and/or teahouse/lodge trek
Length >7 days and < 14 days
Maximum Altitude <2000m
Difficulty - Medium
Fitz Roy & Perito Moreno Glacier Adventure details