Glaciar Huemul, El Chalten

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Trek along the scenic route to Glaciar Huemul to see a small but impressive glacier, and by far the most accessible one in the region. The area is ideal for photography, with great variation in the color and form of the landscape. The glacier is accessible by one of the most attractive trails in the region, leading through the ever-changing scenery of rugged Patagonia. Dress warmly, bring snacks and drinks, and wear shoes suitable for uneven and slippery terrain. To visit Glaciar Huemul and get the most from your holiday in El Chalten, create itinerary details personal to you using our El Chalten online trip itinerary builder .
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  • The climb is short but intense. When you get up to enjoy a true paradise! It is beautiful. The effort of the steep ascent is worthwhile. Well find agencies that allow you to make navigation on the desert lake and to coordinate with the walk to the huemul, since some are not as foreseen and still there is a waste not to make it.
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  • We were heading to Laguna del Desierto and recommended us this trekking. Half effort and a spectacular view as reward (the average effort for me is high)
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  • After a refreshing climb to about 600 metres through a beautiful forest we can upon the beautiful lake coloured by this Glacier . Well worth the trek!  more »
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  • B e a utifull place, is about 23km north from el chalten (which is the only downside) near "Lago del desierto". Is an hour hike that is not Hard and you will enjoy the hole ride. If you hire the tour guide, and you like relax with a great view, i would recommend to take more than the 2 hours tour.
  • beautiful place.. .te charge to enter... do a walk of little demand for 20 min and when you arrive you have a breathtaking view... If these Chalten you can't it lose
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  • Very nice ride despite the little time given; at the end with a great hot chocolate. The visual is a must.
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  • Beautiful, very cute and gorgeous. To get to the there is a small walk of one hour approximately, all accompanied with a beautiful view.
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  • Unforgettable tour if you are in el chalten! You take a combi and leaves you on the portal. Excellent views. Short of small to medium difficulty path. Stunning views to the end. You can combine with Lake of the desert with navigation and half way a beautiful waterfall.
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