Explora El Chalten

From El Chalten to El Chalten
  • Argentina
  • Patagonia
  • Luxury
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Tour Description

Join us on a 4 day exploration at Explora El Chalten.  Located near the town of El Chalten, also known as the hiking capital of Argentina, the Explora El Chalten is the perfect location for those that love wild nature.

During the day, explore this stunning corner of Patagonia, selecting from daily activities including nature hikes (from beginner to advanced), exploring by bike or vehicle. or getting more adventurous with rock climbing, horseback riding, or even ascents of lofty mountains. These activities will allow you to fully immerse yourself in all that Patagonia has to offer.

After an active day, enjoy the comfort of your well appointed room, enjoy a massage, relax in a sauna or in one of the five open-air jacuzzis. Dine from a menu with the location and nature in mind, making the most of seasonal raw materials purchased from small farmers, and even wild harvested products. The lodge is located on a private natural reserve, among lenga and ñirre trees, next to the on Eléctrico River.  A perfect spot to enjoy peace, tranquility and to explore the Southern Patagonia Ice Field, the world’s third largest fresh water reserve.

Treat yourself to this stunning luxury lodge in a beautiful Patagonian location. 

Explora El Chalten is accessed from El Calafate and combines well with our Signature Patagonia tour. 

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Explora El Chalten is situated in a stunning area of the Los Huemules Conservation Range. It is bordered by snow-capped peaks that give way to lovely woodland pathways. There are enormous glaciers, isolated lakes, and rushing rivers in the immediate area.

Enjoy adventure and luxury combined when you stay at Explora El Chalten. Enjoy cuisine inspired by Patagonia, with most products used in the kitchen coming from nearby small suppliers and producers.

You can choose to go on easy or difficult activities, such as strolling on nearby paths, hike to los tres lagoon with great views of Mt Fitz Roy, climbing a mountain, or taking a vehicle to the Perito Moreno Glacier.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1
El Calafate El Chalten

Upon arrival in El Calafate you will be met and transferred by road to Explora El Chalten.

With unforgettable views and access to locations like Electric Valley and the Marconi Glacier. The Explora lodge in El Chaltén has been strategically built within the Los Huemules Conservation Reserve, our long-standing conservation partners in the region.
Patagonia is not a country nor a place. It is a vast territory shared by Chile and Argentina, whose remarkable geography –shaped by mountains, glaciers, lakes, and rivers– offers countless exploration opportunities.

This afternoon, meet with a guide to discuss your activities for the following day. Dinner and overnight.

Day 2
El Chalten

Explora Atacama have a set of activities where you can choose from onsite, allowing you to create your own personalised experience deep in the incredible surroundings at El Chalten. Below are suggested options you may like to choose from through-out your stay.

Hiking Explorations - We hike throughout our locations. Walking at your own, committed pace, allows you to immerse in the natural and cultural landscapes we explore, varying in intensity –beginner or advanced– and duration – half day to full day. Locations include electrico valley, the Los Glaciares National Park, and the Diablo lagoon

Overland - These are van-led explorations interrupted by short-duration hikes along the way. The combination allows travelers to access areas of particular beauty and ecological significance. you may drive to the Perito Moreno Glacier, explore the border of the Las Vueltas river and enjoy incredible views of the Andes Mountains.

High Mountain Ascent - We strive to introduce our travelers to truly remote locations – and mountains are one of them. Each one has its own different demands and rewards, yet they all guarantee a revitalizing experience for mind and body alike. You may ascend the Cerro Madsen or the Paso Del Cuadrado to explore incredible perspectives of the greater Patagonia.
Self Guided - The company and knowledge of one of our guides, is available for you to discover unique locations in the areas surrounding our lodge – either on foot or bicycle. For further information approach your exploration team. You may walk through the Laguna Azul surroundings watching for birds and deer tracks or through Laguna Condor.

Climbing - Rock climbing is a form of exploration that can be found throughout the world. At Explora it is seen as a way of truly encountering the territory’s essence, which is why we facilitate it on different levels of experience, following the necessary safety requirements.

Day 3
El Chalten

Today you will continue the wide array of activities you will undertake in Explora El Chalten.

Day 4
Depart El Chalten El Cafate

This morning you will depart Explora El Chalten. you will be transferred to El Calafate where you may make your own arrangements or join pre-arranged connecting services. You can be dropped off at either El Calafate airport or select El Calafate hotels.

What’s Included

  • Included Copy 20 Accommodation in a standard room 36m² (388 feet²)
  • Included Copy 31 Upgrade to a suite measuring 60m² | 646 feet²
  • Included Copy 20 Full board meals and drinks
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Entrance Fee to National Parks
  • Included Copy 20 Airport Transfers
  • Included Copy 20 All inclusive activities (some optional excursions with additional charge)
  • Included Copy 7 International Flights, Visa and reciprocity fees (if applicable), tips, travel insurance


  • Included Time to relax and enjoy nature, silence, privacy.
  • Included Take walks or bike to explore a private nature reserve.
  • Included Explore the Los Glaciares National Park
  • Included Feeling adventurous? Opt for an advance hike, or some climbing
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4 days

Price from

$4,110 USD

Per person, sharing

Daily departures, October to March