Fitzroy Eco Camp Programs
The most classic programs and the starting point for all trekking activities in the area. Designed for those who have only a few days in El Chalten and wish to see Glaciers National Park enjoying wonderful hiking days with cozy lodging at the Eco Camp, which is now called Laguna Condor Refugio de Montaña .
FITZ ROY ECO CAMP & LAGUNA TORRE
Day 1| Arrive to Fitz Roy Eco camp
Receptive in El Chalten and transfer to Fitz Roy Eco camp. Passengers will be greeted by staff and later on will enjoy a nice home made dinner. D...Fitz Roy Eco camp (Cabins are subject to availability)
Day 2| Laguna de los Tres
In the morning after breakfast passengers will be able to enjoy one of the most important treks of the area.Transfer to Hosteria el Pilar to start our trek to Laguna de los Tres,the path continues with a ascent slope of aproximately 400 m of drop until reaching laguna de los Tres. The path ends in an old glacier moraine with a stunning view of the lake and los tres glacier. This is the closest you will get to the granite walls of Mt Fitz Roy and its needles. Going down the moraine you can continue by a path surrounding the lagoon until its beginning, where you will appreciate Lake Sucia and its glaciers In the afternoon we will sleep in Thorwood camp Duration: 6 hours Distance: 13 km Drop in ascent: 300m B...BL...D...Thorwood camp.
Day 3 | Hike Torre Lake
After breakfast passengers will start the trek to Torre Lake. The panoramic shows the Fitz Roy valley and its water course at the end, framed by a singular Mt Solo and on the back Adela cordon and the stunning Mt Torre. After the first hour of walking you will reach Mt Torre viewpoint. Here we will stop to rest while we enjoy the breathtaking views Mt Torre, Adela cordon ans its glaciers. From there there is a two hour walk crossing woods and lenga forest, old glacier moraines until reaching Torre Lake. Here you might see great variety of birds, woodpeckers. In this lake you will also be able to see huge lumps of icebergs that come from the glacier itsself. You will also have access to different viewpoints. In the birth of the Fitz Roy River we will see a system of ropes called tyrolese that is used to cross the river to access Torre glacier. In the afternoon we will return to Eco camp. Duration: 7 hours Distance: 18 km Drop in ascent 200m B...BL...D Fitz Roy Eco camp... (Cabins are subject to availability)
Day 4|Transfer out
Transfer out to the bus stop B...BL… Check out is at 10.00 am but passengers can consult the possibility to coordinate the transfer out at another specific time. Depending on the time of arrival the day before. End of services
•Meals: Day 1: Dinner | Day 2: Breakfast and Box Lunch| Day 3: Breakfast,Box Lunch and Dinner | Day 4: Breakfast and Box Lunch.
•Lodging (Cabins are subject to availablity)
•Camp Thorwood ( camps and tents)
•English speaking Staff
• Trek to Laguna de los Tres and Torre Lake
Note: The program begins and ends in El Chalten. The meal service is mainly composed of fresh and home made dishes prepared with typical methods that give the kitchen a particular stamp. The working procedures follow strict hygiene standards in charge of trained and supervised by the Executive Chef here.
The cozy timber lodge is built on the shore of Rio de Las Vueltas at it has unique views of Mt. Fitz Roy’s north face. It has a great dining room, surrounded by the warmth of it’s beautiful timber.
There are 8 wilderness cabins.. Each has two beds, firewood stove, private deck and they offer all the privacy to enjoy the beautiful forest and setting - something in between camping and a hotel, with intimate contact with the peace of the surroundings. The separate toilet block offers very conformable showers and lavatories, hot water is of course always available.
Note for all programs:
•operates October thru April
• 02 to 16 passsengers
2017-2018 prices per person in US$: $750 per person double occupancy, $1130 single occupancy