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Fitz Roy, Patagonia

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Trip Fitz Roy Patagonia, Trek
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Explore the Perito Moreno Glacier, hike to the base of Mt. Fitz Roy, and walk the trails that weave throughout Argentina’s famous Glaciares National Park.


Experience Argentine Patagonia and Los Glaciares National Park on this 8 day Patagonian adventure with our partners at OneSeed Expeditions. The trek will take you to one of the largest glaciers in Patagonia, where you’ll get to experience the beauty of the national park’s lakes and rivers. Here, you’ll camp in the midst of the mountains and take in breathtaking views of the Fitz Roy range, including the epic Cerro Torre. This trip is for beginner to experienced trekkers as we will stay at low elevation and cover roughly 20 miles over the course of the trip. For travelers looking to tick Patagonia off their bucket list, this Fitz Roy trekking package is the ultimate adventure.

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Itinerary
Itinerary
  • 1
    Arrive in the picturesque southern Patagonian town of El Calafate. Meet your guide at the airport and take a short drive to our partner lodge. Spend the afternoon exploring the town on your own.
  • 2
    Awake to the beauty of Argentina surrounded by steep mountain peaks and vibrant blue water. After breakfast, depart for the Perito Moreno Glacier, considered by many to be the 8th natural wonder of the world. One of the largest glaciers in Patagonia, Perito Moreno reaches an average height of 240 feet above Argentino Lake. Spend the day exploring this magnificent glacier and sailing around the lake. Return to Calafate by 5pm and to rest and gear up for the trip north in the morning.
  • 3
    Say goodbye to your Calafate guide and take a morning bus ride (3 hours) from El Calafate to El Chaltén. Meet your guide at the bus station and drop off your belongings at the partner lodge in El Chaltén. Depart for an afternoon hike to Mirador de las Aguilas. This scenic 1-hour hike takes you through lush forest before arriving to the top where you'll see panoramic views of El Chaltén, including the Fitz Roy range. Keep an eye out for wild armadillo and condors along the way. In the evening, enjoy a traditional Argentinian barbecue and prepare for the first day of your trek the following day.
  • 4
    Depart from the hotel and head west along the Fitz Roy river en route to Laguna Torre and Grand Glacier. At the end of the valley, see Laguna Torre, its glacier, and the famous Mt. Cerro Torre, which is considered one of the most difficult mountains in the world to climb. We’ll hike about 6 miles today and sleep at Thorwood Camp that evening.
  • 5
    After breakfast, head north for another day of magnificent views. The glacial valley you trek though today is loved by geologists and photographers for its perfect “U” shape. Pass by three more lakes; Laguna Huja, Laguna Lago Capri, and Laguna Madre. After 7 miles of hiking reach Camp Poincenot where you will spend the night. Drop your bags and take a steep path toward Laguna de Los Tres, the closest you can get to the base of Mt. Fitz Roy. At the top, enjoy breathtaking views of Mt. Fitz Roy, its satellite mountains, and the expansive valley.
  • 6
    After breakfast, hike towards El Pilar where a van will be waiting to take you to Laguna Condor Mountain Hut. Relax in the hot tub or take a bike for a ride around the area before enjoying a delicious meal at the lodge.
  • 7
    After breakfast, relax at the lodge or explore the remote Patagonian wilderness around Laguna Condor before heading back to El Chaltén in the late afternoon.
  • 8
    Take an early-morning bus from Chaltén to Calafate (unaccompanied), arriving at the airport by 1 pm for your international departures. Note, OneSeed suggests booking your flight from El Calafate after 4 pm in order to prevent any missed connections.

Trip Package Includes: 

  • Airport transfers on Day 1 and Day 8
  • Ground transportation between locations 
  • Entrance fees & national park permits 
  • 4 nights lodge accommodation (2 in El Chaltén, 2 in El Calafate)
  • 2 nights camping accommodation
  • 1 night mountain lodge accommodation
  • Meals during the trek
  • Guide services
  • Medical/evacuation insurance for all participants confirmed 30 days or more prior to the expedition start date
  • 20% discount code at evo.com (exclusions apply)

Trip Package Does Not Include:

  • International airfare to/from El Calafate Airport
  • Trip cancelation insurance (highly recommended)
  • Food and beverages outside of designated meals
  • Extra snacks during trek
  • Guide gratuities

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Area Information
Los Glaciares National Park

Los Glaciares National Park is located in the Southwest of Santa Cruz Province in the Argentine part of Patagonia. Roughly half of the park is covered in glaciers fed by the massive South Patagonian Ice Field. Lake Argentino runs 40 miles long (the 3rd largest in South America) and provides an epic foreground to the blue glaciers and rugged jagged peaks. Our Patagonia trekking trip will take you to some of the most beautiful parts of the park.

Trip Planning

Trip Planning

While the weather in El Chaltén can be unpredictable, in general,  it is a semi-arid environment with occasional light precipitation. It is essential to be prepared because the weather can change instantly from sunny to stormy. The warmer temperatures are recorded in the summer from November to March. Highs are typically in the 60s during the day and 40s at night. It is not uncommon to experience frost in the summer so always bring warm layers. In the winter, temperatures stay in the 40s during the day and drop to below freezing at night.


You are responsible for carrying your backpack during the entirety of your trip. OneSeed guides will carry group gear like tents, sleeping pads, and cookware. Some days we will return to the same lodge and others we will walk to our next accommodation, so please bring a small packable day pack and 40L+ bag for all of your gear. You will be staying at the same hotel before and after your trek in Calafate. Leaving an extra bag at either hotel during your trek is free of charge.
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FAQ
FAQ
  • Is my departure guaranteed to run?
    OneSeed Expeditions guarantees all trip departures. Please make sure you are registered with OneSeed before you book airfare.
  • Is this trek for me? How should I train for my trek?
    This expedition requires above-average physical fitness. No technical skills are required, and first-time trekkers are welcome. While the elevation is not much of a factor on this trip, the highest elevation you will reach on your trek is 3,838 ft, daily mileage can range from 6-13 miles and 5-10 trekking hours per day. Taking training hikes that mimic the mileage and amount of time you will be trekking in Patagonia is recommended. We always recommend that travelers break in their hiking boots before the expedition. If you would like to guarantee a private departure please contact us for rates.
  • What if I need to cancel?
    evo will refer to OneSeed Expeditions’ third party cancelation policy. Within 48 hours of purchase, cancellations will be given a full refund. Trips purchased after 48 hours are 100% non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Can I have my own room?
    Yes, the single supplement fee for this trip is $150. Please let OneSeed know that you would like to request single rooms.
  • How do I meet up with the group?
    If you arrive on Day 1 and depart on Day 8 of your trip, OneSeed will arrange for airport transfers. Pickup will be arranged to efficiently transfer clients with flight times in close proximity (generally within one hour of each other). If you plan to arrive before the scheduled start date or stay past the end date of your trip, you will need to coordinate your own airport transfer or purchase a trip extension through OneSeed.
  • Do I need a visa? And what about passport requirements?
    Visas are not required for US citizens for tourist visits less than 90 days. Please keep your passport with you at all times during your expedition. Visit the State Department website for Argentina entry/exit requirements. Your passport must be valid for six months after your country departure date. It should also have at least one blank page for any necessary stamps.
  • What happens if my trip is altered due to unforseen circumstances?
    Per the Assumption of Risk and Liability Waiver Agreement, if your expedition must be altered at any point, you are responsible for any additional costs. Canceled flights and transportation strikes happen. We do our best to ensure that your experience is unaltered by handling the situation efficiently and smoothly. For complete terms and conditions, see here. We recommend reviewing optional trip cancellation and interruption insurance to cover expenses in these instances. Some instances that have come up are: A twisted ankle one week before a trip Power outages in the Atlanta airport leaving travelers stranded Burst appendix! Earthquakes or floods cutting a trip short
  • Do I need any immunizations or medicine?
    Talk to your physician and follow recommended CDC guidelines.
  • Will we need to filter water?
    The water along the trail is safe to drink, whether that's straight from the tap or off a glacier.
  • What food should I expect to eat on the trail?
    Food on the trail is rich in carbohydrates and protein since you'll be burning calories like a champ. Breakfast may include items such as oatmeal, toast, jam/cheese, tea, and coffee. Lunch is usually a sandwich (with a vegetarian option), fruit, snack bar, and some chocolate. Dinners may include red or white meat / a vegetarian option, pasta, potatoes, rice, veggies, soup, and dessert.
  • Can you accommodate dietary restrictions?
    OneSeed is able to accommodate most allergies and dietary preferences. Please let evo and OneSeed know of any restrictions upon booking. We recommend any vegan travelers bring extra protein bars.
  • What are the accommodations like on the trail?
    On the trail, you will be sleeping in tents and a basic mountain lodge on the last night with shared dorm-style bunk beds and shared bathroom facilities.
  • What Camping gear is provided and what do I need to bring?
    Tents, sleeping bags and sleeping pads are included and your guide will carry them for you. Please bring a backpacking pillow, a sleeping bag liner (optional) and a headlamp with extra batteries.
  • Does someone carry my pack?
    You are responsible for carrying your backpack during the entirety of your trip. OneSeed guides will carry group gear like tents, sleeping pads, and cookware.
  • Can I leave some of my luggage in the hotel during the trek?
    You will be staying at the same hotel before and after your trek in Calafate. Leaving an extra bag at either hotel during your trek is free of charge.
  • I see that 10% of my trip cost is invested locally, what does that mean?
    At OneSeed they believe that adventure and entrepreneurial hustle go hand in hand. Whether you’re trekking through Patagonia or taking the next step towards financial independence, it’s an endeavor that takes dedication and risk. That’s why when you travel with OneSeed, 10% of your trip cost is invested in local entrepreneurs - empowering our fellow risk-takers to launch or expand their business. OneSeed partners with local microfinance institutions (MFIs) in the countries where they operate. They invest 10 percent of our total revenue in these partners, who in turn lend this seed capital to small-scale entrepreneurs as collateral-free, shared liability microcredit. Entrepreneurs repay the loan over the course of the loan term as they launch or expand their business.
  • I see medical/evacuation insurance is included in my trip cost, what does that cover?
    Emergency medical and evacuation coverage is included on every OneSeed expedition, however, all claims are processed by OneSeed’s insurance partners and they make no determinations regarding eligibility or limits of coverage. Expenses incurred during your trip must first be paid directly and then a claim may be submitted for reimbursement under the terms of the insurance plan. Policy details and confirmation will be issued at the time of purchase. It is important to know the details of your coverage as you may wish to purchase supplemental coverage for your trip. The insurance selected may be subject to change, but all clients will receive medical and evacuation coverage during their time on the trail provided that they meet the eligibility criteria of the insurer.
  • Do I need to tip my guide?
    Tips are always appreciated. Averages below are based on per person recommendations. Head Guide: $6-8/day Assistant Guide: $2-5/day
  • What will the weather be like?
    Weather in Patagonia is always unpredictable which is why we recommend a slightly more comprehensive packing list. A sunny warm day can turn on a dime and end in rain or snow. It never hurts to prep for both!
  • How many people will be on my expedition?
    We generally cap our group departure dates at around 10, though some may be slightly larger depending on the expedition. We guarantee all group departure dates whether there are 1 or 10 travelers signed up. We recommend asking our team how many people are in your group when you sign up for a departure date. Keep in mind, travelers may join or cancel at the last minute! If you are the only one in your group, we are happy to work with you on changing your travel dates if no deposits have been made.
  • Any other tips?
    We always ask that you stay safe on the trail by drinking plenty of water, eating well, and communicating openly with your guide about any issues that arise. Be sure to take care of your belongings, be respectful of your travel companions, practice your Spanish with people you meet along the way, and respect the natural landscape that you're exploring.
Testimonials
I would definitely recommend the OneSeed Fitz Roy Patagonia trip. We can’t state how much we appreciated Fabrizio as a guide and a companion for a few days - he really cares about the environment and has a positive attitude.
Paula
Trip Guest
Every detail was taken care of and the local guides treated us like family. Getting to know the guides and seeing the mountain lakes and glaciers were my favorite.
Tim
Trip Guest

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