Road to El Chalten, El Chalten

4.7
#2 of 10 in Scenic Drive in Patagonia
Take a relaxing and enjoyable ride through some of the area's most impressive landscapes on Road to El Chalten, a scenic route that stretches for 222 km (138 miles) and links El Chalten with El Calafate. On a bus trip or with a rented car, catch sights of the wildlife and geological features of the area, with herds of guanacos, sheep farms, grazing cattle, and Lago Viedma and Chalten Massif all visible from the road as you approach the town. Stop off in the wilderness to explore the area's many attractive vistas, and at the roadside estancias for light refreshments and locally sourced foods. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Road to El Chalten and many more El Chalten attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's El Chalten trip maker app .
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  • We booked a one day excursion for a “free trekk” This means, once the bus got us to the town we had 5 hrs to trekk the trails and we were given a bagged lunch. I wish we had not taken the excursion bu...  more »
  • The road is wonderful in terms of landscapes as it is possible to contemplate mountains, lakes and even see a glacier. Not to mention the large amount of wild animals that lie on the roadside.
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