trip duration TRIP DURATION
5 days
mountain range MOUNTAIN RANGE
Andes
max people per fuide MAX PEOPLE PER GUIDE
-
trip level TRIP LEVEL
-
best period OFFER PERIOD
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec
type of trip TYPE OF TRIP
Private

Description

This trekking consists in a five day hike around Mt. Huemul, near El Chaltén town. Throughout the years this hike has become one of the most popular in the región.

Its particular components involve different types of terrains, climbs, flora, and fauna allowing us, in only a few days, to get to know remote places, including an amazing view of the Southern Ice Field.

This Circuit involves semi technical terrains, such us snow, glaciers and moraines. With a 60km length, this circuit has from 800 to 1600 mts elevations. Entering from Rio Túnel Valley up to Paso del Viento, by The Viedma Glacier up and out through Paso Huemul.

Itinerary:

DAY 1: El CHALTEN –TORO CAMP.
Duration: 6 hs / Elevation: 700 mts.

DAY 2: TORO CAMP –PASO DEL VIENTO HUT
Duration: 6-7 hs / Elevation: 900 mts ascent. 400 mts descent.

DAY 3: PASO DEL VIENTO HUT–VIEDMA GLACIER–PASO DEL VIENTO HUT.
Duration: around 5hs

DAY 4: DEL VIENTO PASS –HUEMUL PASS.
Duration: 6-7 hs. / Elevation: 200mts

DAY 5: HUEMUL PASS – BAHÍA TÚNEL – EL CHALTEN.
Duration: 7-8 hs / Elevation: 600mts descent.

Contact me if you are interested in doing the Huemul circuit trekking in El Chaltén!

Extra details

Level required

No previous experience is required, but you do need good physical condition, since long hiking journeys are involved in this circuit. We will also carry large backpacks form 15 to 20 kg. You can hire porters.

Spots of interest

Huemul Circuit Trekking, El Chaltén

Price per person

1 Person1700USD
Group of 2880USD
Group of 3790USD

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