Laguna Torre, El Chalten

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Located at the base of the Adela range, Laguna Torre offers visitors unparalleled views of Cerro Torre. Tranquil scenery accompanies you as you hike to this attraction from El Chalten, along a famous treking path that is a 6.4 km (4 mi) trek one way. This path varies in difficulty; the further you hike, the steeper it becomes. No matter your skill level, be prepared to witness stunning panoramas of the nature around you. Put Laguna Torre at the forefront of your travel plans using our El Chalten attractions planner.
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  • October 1, 2017
    The landscape overwhelms, a must-see. The path is of low difficulty, well signposted. Lacking bathrooms!
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  • September 30, 2017
    Very beautiful scenery on the way is a fairly easy walk hiking trails, but so relaxed in the glacial lakes of the finish line is recommended.
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  • September 16, 2017
    Beautiful place, it is not so difficult the path, not they can lose, excellent view, how much peace!
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  • January 12, 2017
    Amazing walk and view of Cerro Solo, Laguna Torre and Cerro Torre. On good days is also possible to see the Fitz Roy. If it is not too windy walk until Mirador Maestri for a better view of the ice field.
  • February 27, 2017
    Long but beautiful hike
  • December 15, 2016
    Amazing lagoon and nice view!
  • November 23, 2016
    In this village/park, there is nothing bad or wrong!
  • December 29, 2016
    Breath taking!

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Where to stay in El Chalten

Thanks to the city's small size, almost all of the accommodation options in El Chalten are within easy walking distance of anything of note in town. Most "hotels" are in fact cozy alpine-style lodges catering to international visitors, and tend to be on the pricier side due to their upscale amenities. Alternatively, you can stay in one of the many campsites outside town, though weather here can be harsh. During the high season in January and February, you'll need to book at least a month or two in advance as lodging fills up fast. Keep in mind that El Chalten depends heavily on seasonal tourism for its income, and many hotels and lodges, particularly smaller, family-run affairs, close down during the winter off-season. On the flip side, many of those that remain open offer lower winter rates.
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