Road to El Chalten, El Chalten

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Scenic Drive · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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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  • I rented a car in El Calafate and took a day trip to El Chalten. It takes about 2-2,5 hours but driving there increases the joy every 50kms. And the last 50 kilometers impresses you with a view on... 
    I rented a car in El Calafate and took a day trip to El Chalten. It takes about 2-2,5 hours but driving there increases the joy every 50kms. And the last 50 kilometers impresses you with a view on...  more »
  • Nice drive, not much traffic and plenty places to stop for great photos. Quite a few lamas on the road too. Very easy drive, take best part 3hrs. 
    Nice drive, not much traffic and plenty places to stop for great photos. Quite a few lamas on the road too. Very easy drive, take best part 3hrs.  more »
  • Very beautiful place and worth to visit,although the last 1.5km are quite steep and rocky..Slowly and continuously i believe every one can reach there..Good preparation is important..Water,food(eat... 
    Very beautiful place and worth to visit,although the last 1.5km are quite steep and rocky..Slowly and continuously i believe every one can reach there..Good preparation is important..Water,food(eat...  more »

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