El Chalten: Full Day Trekking to Laguna de los Tres and Mount Fitz Roy

El Chalten: Full Day Trekking to Laguna de los Tres and Mount Fitz Roy

Step into the wild on a moderate-difficulty hike to take in the impressive views of Piedras Blancas Glacier, the imposing Fitz Roy Mountain and Laguna de los Tres, accompanied by a mountain guide. The ideal route to visit unforgettable El Chalten!
Glaciers, lakes, rivers and forests will guide you around this beautiful destination, which remains one of the hidden gems of southern Argentina. The landscapes will take your breath away! If you’re a hiking lover, you don’t want to miss this dream of a destination; this is your tour! No steep climbing is involved, and no previous experience is required!

During this tour, you will enjoy the beautiful views of the Río de las Vueltas, the Fitz Roy Mountain and the flora and fauna of the place.

11.00am you will meet your guide at Pudu Lodge Hostel and together, with the rest of the group, you will take a bus that will transfer you to El Pilar (approximately 12km).

Once you get there, around 12.00pm, you will start the 16 km trek bordering the Río Blanco. Approximately an hour later, and after going through beautiful lengas and ñire forests, you will reach the Piedras Blancas glacier overlook where you will have an incredible frontal view of the glacier.

You will continue for about 30 minutes, until you reach one of the best views of the extraordinary Fitz Roy Mountain.

Approximately at 2 pm you will be reaching the Poincenot campsite where you will have a hot and comforting lunch waiting for you.*

At 3.00pm you will start your descend back to Chalten through a trail that will take you to Laguna Capri and the Madsen house overlook. The arrival to Chalten will be around 5.30pm.

The tour includes a snack and a hot lunch with entrance, main course and dessert inside a camp expedition.


11.00am Meeting at Pudu Lodge and transfer to the Pillar

12:00pm: Beginning of trekking

1:00pm: Piedras Blancas Glacier Viewpoint

1.30pm: View at the foot of Mount Fitz Roy

2.00pm: Lunch at camp Poincenot

3.30pm: Start of the descent

5.00pm: arrive at Mirador Estancia Madsen

5.30pm: Arrive at El Chalten - Hosteria Pudu Lodge.

• Sunglasses, sunscreen, comfortable shoes, warm clothes and a waterproof jacket.
• Using a backpack is important to take all your personal items.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"IMPORTANT: Passport name, number, nationality and date of birth are required at time of booking for all participants"
"Please bring: Suitable footwear for walking in the mountains (Sturdy footwear), warm clothes, waterproof jacket, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, small backpack, gloves, Sun block and water and box lunch. You can also bring snacks."
"The walking involved is 12.8 miles (20.6 km), approximately 8 / 9 hours. Approximate ending time: Between 16:00 & 18:00"
"Schedules may vary according to weather conditions and physical conditions of passengers"
"Box lunch: You can add a box lunch at an extra cost. Please request it at the time of booking. You can also bring your own box lunch"
"No back problems if it affects mobility when walking"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level"
"Not recommended for people who have some mobility impairment when walking"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Such measures shall be subject to the official protocol and may be amended or supplemented."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 08:00 AM
Duration: 9 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up at 8am in accommodation located in El Chalten town. Please, specify the hotel's name and address when booking.

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Transfer from El Chalten to the trail starting point
  • Professional mountain guide (English/Spanish)

Not Included

  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Transportation back to hotel (the trek ends at El Chalten town)
  • Lunch


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