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. A visit to Glaciar Huemul represents just the start of the adventure when you use our El Chalten trip builder to plot your vacation.
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  • The tour quite easy, the walk very linda ($200 by person in season) and the arrival is amazing!
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  • He rise is performed in a hour approximately, is travel trails with where and there are parts that are steep, but to the get to the place you das has that is worth the penalty the effort. It is wonderful to see the Huemul glacier and the Lago del Desierto. The place is 36 km from el Chaltén, the road is gravel but very cute to see the landscape and they charge an entry of 200 pesos because it is on private property. We hired a half day excursion but should be full day because you can make other activities in place: navigation and other walks.
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  • Because this glacier is on private land you have to pay 200 pesos per person plus 10 pesos if you use their toilets (which were clean and stocked with paper). If you've never gotten close to a glacier...  more »