Laguna Torre, El Chalten

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#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Province of Santa Cruz
Water Body · Historic Walking Area
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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  • Very nice hike along a beautiful nature, and then the Laguna is really breathtaking. Make sure to have enough time and be prepared you might soo the mountains covered in clouds, but it is really a...  more »
  • This is a very good day out. It's not particularly hard going but it's long and in/out. Take food and water/filter, there is a stream along part of the way. Lots of excellent views along the route...  more »
  • Amazing Hiking and ExperienceTo move there you have to take a plane to Buenos Aires (about 9 hours), another plane from Buenos Aires to Calafate (three hours more to the south). And finally in a...  more »
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  • It is a must-see place. Check the forecast, because the weather change so fast. And check out my Instagram @alexandre_rapel to see suggestions of photography in Patagonia. Enjoy it
  • A few beautiful days camping near, at De Agostini. This wonderful glacier lake is different every day and hour. To be revisited...
  • (for more reviews, check out the nearby viewpoint "iceberg beach"). At the end of a 10km hike from El Chaltèn an outstanding view offers itself to the patient walker, of the Laguna Torre, with small icebergs floating on the lake add they broke off from the glacier who sets the base for the magnificent Cerro Torre peaks! The hike, while mostly flat, can be strenuous, so make sure you're in good condition, take water and some food and most importantly sunscreen and sunglasses with UV protection as the sun can be quite aggressive on a sunny day!
  • Unfortunately it was raining the whole day and we couldn't see more than the icebergs on the lake.. Was still very nice and impressive.
  • Beautiful hike to see moraine. ~22km and ~680m.

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