Argentina
Home > South America > Argentina > Patagonia > Argentina's Ruta 40: Traveling the Backroad > El Chaltén > El Chaltén Activities > Laguna de los Tres Hike
Page Rating
Content Quality:

Page Importance:
Author Pick:
Close Map

Book a Hotel or Hostel

Hotels Hostels & Budget
Country

City

Check in Date

Check out Date

Number of Rooms
Adults
Children

Top Argentina
Contributors

Laguna de los Tres Hike - Trekking El Chaltén - Argentina

Laguna de los Tres is the destination of a rewarding 20-kilometer, two-day hike in Los Glaciares National Park. The hike starts at the northern end of Avenida San Martín, next to the sign for the Sendero Fitz Roy. The trail climbs through a boulder-strewn forest until it reaches Campamaneto Poincenot, where many trekkers choose to spend the night. You could also push on if it’s early enough in the day, and stop at Poincenot on the return leg. After leaving Poincenot, you must walk across a bridge over the Río Blanco, and then climb a steep moraine to Laguna de los Tres, where, across the glacier-blue water, you'll have a perfect view of Mount Fitz Roy.

Location:
El Chaltén, Argentina

Trekking

Relative price: Budget

Travel Skills: None



Here are other activities in and around El Chaltén that may be of interest: Ice Trekking, Piedra del Fraile Hike, Laguna Torre Hike , Hike to Chorrillo del Salto and Lago del Desierto.








By Nick Rosen
A staff-writer here at V!VA's offices in Ecuador, I came to Quito after having worked on public health and development projects in Africa. Naturally,...
20 Jul 2009





+ VIVA on Google +


Top Places to go in Latin America - as rated by V!VA Members
You must register as an owner for access to these listing tools and benefits.

Notification of new reviews: receive your latest reviews by e-mail

Customized request-a-review link: encourage guests to spread the word about your property

Our owners' newsletter: stay informed about our latest tools and benefits for you

User login

Enter your username and password here in order to log into the website:

Login
 

Create a new V!VA account

Forgot Password