Hike Cerro Torre: Full-Day Trek from El Calafate

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Embark on an exhilarating full-day trek from El Calafate into the mountainous Patagonia terrain. Hike the mighty Cerro Torre and watch as the beauty of the region unfolds before your eyes.


  • Trek through the stunning terrain of the mighty Cerro Torre
  • Marvel at the stunning waterfalls and glaciers along your trek
  • Enjoy exhilarating views of the stunning Patagonia region


Starting at 6:00 AM, they will pick you up at the hotel you are staying in El Calafate and you will travel to the town of El Chalten, 220 km from El Calafate. During the tour, you will cross the Santa Cruz River, and will stop for a few minutes at Estancia La Leona, next to the river with the same name. There will be a bathing stop and you will be able to enjoy homemade cakes and something hot to drink (not included). Once in El Chaltén, at the beginning of the path to Cerro Torre, the trekking will begin. The trail has constant unevenness, but without much complexity. 18 km round trip full of incomparable landscapes will await you ahead. In the trekking you will be inside part of the Andean forest. If you are lucky, you may be amazed by some of the local fauna. You will be surprised by all the landscapes that you will cross on your way...a dream place like few others. Near the final stretch, the path turns to small stones and can get confusing if you don't pay attention. Stick to the route marked on the map and stay on the trail. Arriving at Lago Torre, you will have enough time to have lunch. Lunch is not included and there is no option to purchase it during the activity, so we suggest that the day before you have already organized what will be food and snacks. The place is a mountain site and there is no possibility of acquiring anything during the tour. After enjoying the impressive views of Cerro Torre, the lake and the glacier that lies at its feet, and being filled with the peace of the place, you will retrace your steps to return to the town of El Chaltén. In the town, they will be waiting for you at a meeting point previously set for the return to El Calafate.


Pick-up and drop off from/to hotels in El Calafate Trail map

Important Information

  • Pickup time from hotels in El Chalten is between 09:00 and 09:30. The exact pick-up time will be reconfirmed at the hotel reception the day before the tour date Round-trip transportation from the Hosteria el Pilar is not included Food and drinks are not included in the tour price On December 25 and January 1, the departure time is between 10:30 and 11:00

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