Road to El Chalten, El Chalten

4.7
#2 of 11 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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  • It is part of Route 40 from Calafate to El Charten. Along the road, there were rivers and lakes, and we could see "Guanaco", foxes, and rabbits from the Camel department. There is also a parking lot in the side of the road.
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  • This Fitz Roy is almost seen since the departure of El Calafate as it is imposing. It culminates at 3400m while El Chalten is about 400 m above sea level. And the more you approach it the more majestic it is. We also line the beautiful Lake Viedma. If you are travelling by bus "Chalten travel" from El Calafate, ask for tickets 1, 2, 3 or 4 at the front of the bus upstairs by purchasing your ticket.
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