explora El Chaltén


explora El Chaltén

About Explora El Chaltén

Location: El Chaltén , Patagonia, Argentina. 

The village of El Chaltén is located at the foothills of Mount Fitz Roy –also known as El Chaltén– within the Los Glaciares National Park in the Argentinean Patagonia. Set on an ancient glacial watershed and located within the Park, El Chaltén is surrounded by mountains, lakes, and forests, and watched over by the Viedma glacier and the granite needles of the Torre and Fitz Roy mountains. With views to the Electric Valley and the Marconi Glacier, explora El Chaltén will open its doors in September 2020. 17 km away from El Chaltén –in the Argentinean Patagonia– the lodge is a headquarter from where to explore a world-renowned destination by those who love nature and trekking.

Based on the ancient estancias built by colonizers to the area, the explora El Chaltén architecture perfectly matches its pristine location.  Hotel facilities include spa, sauna, jacuzzi, restaurant, and bar.

Please Note: As the explora El Chaltén is still being built, all hotel images featured are rendered and actual images may vary.

Why Explora, El Chaltén

Excursions for all

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explora El Chaltén offers excursions for all fitness levels and interests. The property offers more than 30 routes for explorations by trek, overland trips, ice hikes and even rock climbing. Experience views of vast ice fields, glaciers and towering mountains or discover the Patagonia forest and it’s rich wildlife.

Experienced Guides

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explora El Chaltén guides are passionate and professional with a deep understanding of the region. They love what they do and sharing their home with travellers from all over the world. All the guides speak excellent English.

Exceptional Gastronomy

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You will enjoy excellent local cuisine at explora El Chaltén made from locally sourced produce and recipes. This minimises the need to import food reducing the impact on the environment. Dishes are produced with the ability for guests to perform various explorations and still feel light, agile and healthy.

Luxury Ammenities

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explora El Chaltén features a massage room and spa, Equipped with sauna and jacuzzi’s. Offering a variety of massages and treatments, it is a fantastic place to relax after a day of excursions.

Beautiful Architecture

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Based on the ancient estancias built by colonizers to the area, the explora El Chaltén architecture perfectly matches its pristine location, enticing travellers to share and set up gathering spots in comfortable, spacious, and cozy indoor areas.

Everything is Included

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To ensure you have a relaxing, immersive holiday everything at explora El Chaltén  is included. Excursions, meals, beverages, transport and accommodation is taken care of so you can enjoy your break.


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There are seventeen standard rooms at explora El Chaltén.  Each is 365 square metres with stunning views . Enjoy in your room private bathroom facilities with toiletries, bathrobe and slippers provided and a king size or 2 twin beds.

There are three suites at explora El Chaltén . Each is 60 square metres with views stunning views. The rooms have king or twin bed configuration, a sitting area and luxurious bathroom facilities with toiletries,bathrobe and slippers provided.

Exploration Zones

Reserva Los Huemules
Great hiking on trails to the Condor Lagoon, Blue Lagoon, Electric Valley, Devil’s Lagoon, Loma del Diablo, Marconi Glacier Valley. Different explorations overlooking the Fitz Roy, with an easy and difficult level of difficulty. Self-guided bicycle to the town of El Chaltén.
Rock climbing school (easy, moderate and advanced) near the hotel (10 min approx.)

Los Glaciares National Park.
Hike to the Mirador de los Condores, Mirador de las Águilas, Mirador Fitz Roy, Mirador Cerro Torre, Valle del Fitz Roy, Mirador Glacier Piedras Blancas, Laguna Torre, Plea Tumbao, Laguna de los Tres, Los Valles, Cerro Madsen.

Optional (extra charge)
Ice trek to Cagliero Glacier (summer)Mountain skiing on Crestón hill (winter) Visit to the Perito Moreno Glacier.

For more information on explora El Chaltén and to start creating your tailor-made itinerary, call 1300 784 794 or email contact@satc.com.au.