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Explora El Chalten

4 Days
From £ 3,223

STYLE: All Inclusive Lodge Experience

Trip Code: ARHTEC

DIFFICULTY RATING: 2 (light adventure)

Start: El Calafate, Argentina

Finish: El Calafate, Argentina

DestinationDestination

Argentina, Patagonia

DestinationDeparture Date

Daily (During the Patagonia Season from Oct-Apr) 

MealsMeals

All meals and open bar (with most drinks) included during your stay

TransportTransport

Shuttle transfers to/from El Calafate Hotels/Airport are included on a set departure basis. Shuttle Transfers to/from Explora Torres Del Paine are included when you stay at both properties (selected days/times apply*) 

TransportAccommodation

All Inclusive Lodge



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Included SightseeingIncluded Sightseeing

A range of included activities and excursions are included as part of your stay on a shared basis with local expert guides. 

OVERVIEW

The essence of Patagonia is beautifully captured within the numerous experiences undertaken at Explora El Chalten. Opening its doors for the first time in 2021, Explora El Chalten is located just 17km away from El Chalten town, in the Argentinean Patagonia. Located in beautiful territory within the Los Huemules Conservation Range, Explora El Chalten is flanked by snow-capped peaks which give way to beautiful forest paths. In the nearby surrounds you will find immense glaciers, solitary lakes and raging rivers. This lodge serves as a headquarter for which you will undertake a number of exciting adventure activities - nature walks, rock climbs, horseback rides, high mountain ascents and overland explorations will truly allow you to immerse yourself in the unforgettable experiences Patagonia has to offer. 

Each experience at Explora El Chalten has been masterfully crafted to unveil the essence of the remote territory. The explorations are varied and offer insight into the regions history, geography and biosphere. Within the lodging, the cuisine is inspired by the deep roots of the Argentinean Patagonia. The spa has been intricately designed to allow you to stop, breathe and recompose. Here at Explora El Chalten, the holistic experience is designed to tell a unique story to each adventurer. Come and discover this journey for yourself. 

ITINERARY

Arrival in Explora El Chalten

Upon arrival in El Calafate you will be met by our local representative and transferred by road to Explora El Chalten. With unforgettable views and access to locations like Electric Valley and the Marconi Glacier. The Explora lodge in El Chaltén has been strategically built within the Los Huemules Conservation Reserve, our long-standing conservation partners in the region.
Patagonia is not a country nor a place. It is a vast territory shared by Chile and Argentina, whose remarkable geography –shaped by mountains, glaciers, lakes, and rivers– offers countless exploration opportunities.

This afternoon, meet with a guide to discuss your activities for the following day. Dinner and overnight.

Exploring El Chalten and Surroundings

Explora Atacama have a set of activities where you can choose from onsite, allowing you to create your own personalised experience deep in the incredible surroundings at El Chalten. Below are suggested options you may like to choose from through-out your stay.

Hiking Explorations - We hike throughout our locations. Walking at your own, committed pace, allows you to immerse in the natural and cultural landscapes we explore, varying in intensity –beginner or advanced– and duration – half day to full day. Locations include electrico valley, the Los Glaciares National Park, and the Diablo lagoon

Overland - These are van-led explorations interrupted by short-duration hikes along the way. The combination allows travelers to access areas of particular beauty and ecological significance. you may drive to the Perito Moreno Glacier, explore the border of the Las Vueltas river and enjoy incredible views of the Andes Mountains.

High Mountain Ascent - We strive to introduce our travelers to truly remote locations – and mountains are one of them. Each one has its own different demands and rewards, yet they all guarantee a revitalizing experience for mind and body alike. You may ascend the Cerro Madsen or the Paso Del Cuadrado to explore incredible perspectives of the greater Patagonia

Exploring El Chalten and Surroundings

Today you will continue the wide array of activities you will undertake in Explora El Chalten.

Self Guided - The company and knowledge of one of our guides, is available for you to discover unique locations in the areas surrounding our lodge – either on foot or bicycle. For further information approach your exploration team. You may walk through the Laguna Azul surroundings watching for birds and deer tracks or through Laguna Condor.

Climbing - Rock climbing is a form of exploration that can be found throughout the world. At Explora it is seen as a way of truly encountering the territory’s essence, which is why we facilitate it on different levels of experience, following the necessary safety requirements.

Depart Explora El Chalten

This morning you will depart Explora El Chalten. you will be transferred to El Calafate where you may make your own arrangements or join pre-arranged connecting services.

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WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS ITINERARY

  • Spend three nights in El Chalten and experience adventure by day and luxury by night at this exclusive lodge.

  • You will have the chance to make the stay your own, with a variety of included activities to choose from. 

  • Make your explorations as easy or as hard as you wish, such as exploring local walking trails, hiking up a mountain, or taking a van trip to Perito Moreno Glacier.  

  • Explora's location within Los Huemules Conservation Reserve comes with extraordinary views no matter which way you turn, be fully immersed in the spectacular Patagonian scenery.

Accommodation

We believe that appropriate accommodation should add to the authentic travel experience, as well as providing utmost enjoyment. For that reason our accommodation is scrutinised by our staff on the ground frequently, ensuring the properties adhere to our high standards. This key will help you understand the levels of accommodation available on this tour.

Standard

Comfortable properties with dependable facilities and service.

Superior

Comfortable properties with dependable facilities and service.

Deluxe

Luxurious properties with impeccable facilities and service.

Pricing per person & date


Standard

Comfortable properties with dependable facilities and service

4 Days FROM £ 3,223 Enquire Now

Important Information

  • Full board meals and open bar (most drinks included)  
    All inclusive activities with local guides - selected optional excursions may incur additional charges 
    Entrance Fee to national parks
    Shuttle transfers to/from El Calafate Hotels/Airport (selected times apply*) 
    Shuttle transfers to/from Explora Torres Del Paine (selected days/times - minimum stays apply at both properties*) 
     

    EXCLUSIONS 

    International airfare 
    Pre or post land arrangements
    Visa and reciprocity fees (if applicable)
    Travel Insurance 
    Tipping (optional) 

  • 2 (light adventure)
  • A single supplement surcharge applies and is subject to availability. Please contact us for more information.

  • Prices are based on per person, twin share.
    Prices are correct at time of publishing but are subject to change at any time.
    All entrance fees are subject to change without prior notice.

  • Seasonality and availability at time of booking.

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