5 days in El Chalten & El Calafate Itinerary

5 days in El Chalten & El Calafate Itinerary

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5 days in El Chalten & El Calafate Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  43​h
1
El Chalten
— 1 night
bus:  3​h
2
El Calafate
— Few hours
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  40​h
End: Manila, Luzon

1
night
El Chalten

El Chalten
Nestled up against the hills of the Los Glaciares National Park, El Chalten serves as one of the nation's most bustling hubs for hikers and backpackers heading out into the wild landscape of southern Patagonia.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): stroll through Laguna de los Tres.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read El Chalten road trip planning website .

Manila, Philippines to El Chalten is an approximately 43-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Manila to El Chalten. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for the bus ride to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Laguna de los Tres

few
hours
El Calafate

El Calafate
El Calafate tourism thrives mostly thanks to the city's proximity to a World Heritage-listed national park, famed for containing over 40 large glaciers.
To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the El Calafate online route maker .

You can take a bus from El Chalten to El Calafate in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in El Calafate, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 31st (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in El Calafate

Outdoors Tours Parks

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