El Calafate: Laguna de Los Tres Transfer & Self-Guided Hike

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Tour the most magical mountain in Patagonia. Travel to El Chaltén from El Calafate to venture on this trek to Laguna de los Tres, at the foot of the famous Mount Fitz Roy.


  • I discovered Laguna de los Tres in the day from El Calafate
  • One of the most sought after hikes in Patagonia
  • Ideal activity for adventurous travelers


It is a challenging walk along the Fitz Roy path, 20 kilometers in total. The duration of the trek can vary according to the rhythm and physical condition of each person, but generally it is estimated between 8 and 9 hours, including short breaks and stops to admire the landscape, which will amaze you throughout the journey. The activity begins with the pick up from your hotel. During the journey, you take route 40, surely you can spot local fauna and if the weather is good, see the sunrise over the hills. Once at the destination, we give you a talk about the trail, we give you walking sticks and the map, and the trekking begins. During the first section you will cross the forest until you reach Laguna Capri, the first technical stop. You will be surprised by the color of the water and the nature that surrounds this lagoon, in addition, the views of Fitz Roy are unmissable. Returning to the trail, we cross the Río Blanco bridge until we reach Camping Poincenot, a totally wild camp in the middle of the native forest. Crossing Poincenot, we arrive at the beginning of the climb to Laguna de los Tres. Due to the altimetry it presents and the terrain conditions, this last kilometer is the most difficult of the path. During this climb, the views of the landscape are incredible, being able to appreciate Laguna Madre and Hija from the heights. When it seems that you are about to arrive, another 300 meter climb awaits you, but once at the top, all the effort was worth it. You are surprised by the immense nature and the color of the water. The feeling is impossible to describe in words.


Pick up and drop off at your hotel in El Calafate

Important Information

  • high difficulty activity Physical aptitudes are required to complete the trail During winter, the trail can be frozen making it difficult to get to the Lagoon This service is not canceled due to weather conditions

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