Visit El Chalten, Argentina
El Chalten is a small town that now acts as a base for the climbing and hiking visitors to the Fitzroy Massif.
The town has a relaxed and friendly feel, although can be expensive given that it is so geared to tourism. However it has an interesting mix of architectural styles and a fabulous setting.
Map of El Chalten
Places & hotels on the map
Photos of El Chalten
Our expert guides to exploring El Chalten
Written by our specialists from their own experiences of visiting El Chalten, these guides will help you make the most of your time there. We share both our practical recommendations and the best ways to appreciate El Chalten at its best.
Audley South America specialist Iain explains why, for him, El Chaltén isn’t just one of the best places to visit in Argentina, but offers some of the best hiking in Patagonia. He recommends his preferred trails.
Accommodation choices for El Chalten
We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit El Chalten. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.
Hosteria Lunajuim is a small simple hotel with 22 double rooms and four triple rooms. All have private bathrooms, adjustable heating, a safe and a hairdryer.