HIKING IN THE DEPTHS
OF THE CENTRAL PATAGONIAN ANDES
From November to April
Intermediate trekkers. Light backpack.
Average time of hiking 6 hrs. Easy trails. Sleeping in huts or domes.
Multiday backpacking trip staying in domes and vivac huts
Arriving to the well-known and visited El Calafate (The Glaciers National Park), we’ll travel to one of the most isolated, wild and virgin areas of the Patagonian Andes, 300 miles north from El Calafate
This relatively new and little visited national park is a jewel: full of small hanging glaciers, unclimbed peaks, milky rivers, turquoise lakes, pristine valleys inhabited by Patagonian deer, guanacos, pumas, foxes, condors and Patagonian rheas. This Park also has some stunning views of the east face of the San Lorenzo Mountain (3706mts), one of the highest peaks in Patagonia.
Once there, we’ll hike during 5 days from hut to hut without carrying a heavy backpack. There’re a south and a north section in the park and the plan is to hike in both sides. The trails were recently built and the terrain is generally easy. We won´t need technical gear but just a middle size backpack (60 lts) with all the personal belongings (Clothes, sleeping bag, trekking poles, good pair of boots and extra shoes as sandals or crocs for some river crossings). The hike mixtures different kind of landscapes including steppe, transitional and Patagonian forest, moraines and alpine terrain.
After 5 days of hiking, We’ll take the transfer back to EL Calafate. Once there, we have the last day doing some shopping, we also have the unique chance to have a close look and even to do an ice trek in Perito Moreno Glacier (35 miles).
MINIMUM 8 – MAX 14 PERSONS
USD 2380 per person
ON REQUEST FOR LARGER OR SHORTER AMOUNT OF GUESTS ACCORDING TO THE GROUP
Since this trip involves some long distance drives -300 miles/ 450 km- and adds a big budget to the cost of the trip we recommend to build a group from 6 – 15 persons to reduce the cost. Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
- All tranfers airport in- out
- Meals in the mountains
- AAGM hiking Guide during whole trip
- Night in domes and hutsNot included:
- Meals in Restaurants
- Flights arrangements
- Extra excursionsOptionals to book:
- Perito Moreno Minitrekking
- Upsalla glacier treks
- Treks in El Chalten, Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre area
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