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1-day Trek to Loma del Pliegue Tumbado from El Chalten, Los Glaciares National Park

Hike in the stunning Los Glaciares National Park for a day to the summit of Loma del Pliegue Tumbado with Gisela, a UIMLA-certified mountain guide.

Mountain RangeAndes
Duration1 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelExtremely Fit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • An ideal hike for those visiting the area for only a few days.

  • Amazing views of the Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy mountain chains.

  • A challenging and exciting hike in the beautiful Los Glaciares National Park.

Description

Hiking is definitely the best way to explore an area, especially if it’s new to you. I would like to invite you to hike around the Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina with me on this incredible one-day trip to Loma del Pliegue Tumbado.

Our hiking adventure will begin in El Chaltén, Santa Cruz. We’ll then take the trail to the top of Loma del Pliegue Tumbado. This trail combines different ecosystems, such as scrublands, an Andean Patagonian forest and a high mountain environment. From the summit, we’ll get outstanding panoramic views of the whole area including the Fitz Roy Range, Cerro Torre, Adela Range, Solo Mountain, Toro Valley, Huemul Mountain and Viedma Lake. Finally, after a break, we’ll descend to our starting point following the same route.

The hike takes approximately 9 hours and covers 12.4 miles. We’ll ascend 1,000 meters, which is why I recommend this trip to participants with some hiking experience and in excellent physical shape. Although the trail is open year-round, the best season is from October to May.

So, are you ready for an unforgettable day? Then book your trip now, I guarantee an exciting hike and outstanding views!

If you are looking for more options to explore the Los Glaciares National Park, follow me for a one-day hike to Laguna Torre or Laguna de los Tres.

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We’ll have a briefing the day before to check weather conditions and your equipment.

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About the guide

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AAGM-UIMLA Certified mountain guide based in Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, El Chaltén, Patagonia, Argentina.

I was born and raised in Patagonia. As a child I adopted the mountains as a way of life and now it is my honour to share my passion for this incredible landscape with all travellers who come looking for adventures.

Since 2009 I work as a guide in the surroundings of the magical town of El Chaltén. There are just too many things to do around here, from day hikes to longer trekking programs or tougher expeditions. My goal is to fulfil all of my clients´ goals and expectations in this wonderful area.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 238 each

Group of 2

USD 135 each

Group of 3

USD 93 each

Group of 4

USD 73 each

Group of 5

USD 62 each

Group of 6

USD 57 each

Group of 7

USD 52 each

Group of 8

USD 47 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Personal Insurance

Price details

Price includes VHF communication system and first aid kit. Price does not include mountain gear, hiking boots or lunch.


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