Lago del Desierto, Province of Santa Cruz

Categories: Forests, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.4/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web
Ever-popular tours to Lago del Desierto attract scores of visitors every year thanks to its unparalleled panoramic views and crystal clear azure waters flanked by verdant Patagonian forest. Trekking the area is a rewarding excursion, and tour companies usually offer guided walking tours of varying difficulty so do your research. Views of mountains Fitz Roy and Torre as well as glaciers and waterfalls surrounded by tall lush regional trees will greet you on your voyage. The lake has been the historical subject of a dispute of ownership between Argentina and Chile. Leave plenty of time for this trip as the mountain roads are difficult to traverse and could take as long as two hours to get there by car. Put Lago del Desierto on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our El Chalten holiday planner.
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  • You have to be trained, all excursions are Trakking, one in particular, once you get to the Lake, you can go up to the glacial Huemul thawing in a genuine turquoise Lake is amazing.
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  • The view is spectacular, looks like a painting a perfect picture framed. It's beautiful! It's not hard to access. We went with an agency. All the way until a little before it reaches the Lake, the Mount Fitz Roy, which is wonderful.
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  • Recommended. Sale Las Lengas, round-trip transportation from El Chaltén. Take you and hope you bring. You can make several circuits of trekking along the way and at the end. On the Lake you can do an excursion by boat, that runs along the Lake's beautiful waters up to a waterfall, picturesque or rather photographed. The boat we went, the boatman, was of Tigre Buenos Aires, with teaching wife like mine, and thousands of km. Away, it was with "a neighbor". It opened a window of the boat and up a couple of steps we went the cover on the side of the bow to get pictures next to the waterfall. Extraordinary. My wife is more apprehensive, I more brash, but with wind, the waters of the Lake are very choppy. She is neither mosque, I trusted the experienced boatman, but asked for some help my guards up. It is worthwhile, but notice, moves quite windy, although it is very safe. Or walk or boat. Make the two is medium complicated by timeout of the combis. We were drinking mate chauffeured, put some wave is always beneficial. And shared us many things. The most important and so the was interested recontra was by the arrival of the trout, Chinook, coming with more than 1 m to the Lake to lay, after traveling thousand km from the sea. Natural spectacle.
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