Tour of Laguna Torre and Laguna Madre y Hija

Hike for up to 9 hours on day 2 of this trek to reach the Fitz Roy base camp with incredible views of this mountain. You'll stay in Poincenot Camp and all meals will be provided during the tour. Please note that this trip is self-guided until a minimum of 3 people join the group.

2 Days

Tour of Laguna Torre and Laguna Madre y Hija - 2

Itinerary Map

Start from El Chaltén and end at El Chaltén

Landmarks visited on Tour of Laguna Torre and Laguna Madre y Hija

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1:

Hike details: 6 hours

You will depart from El Chalten to Poincenot Camp, walking under a beautiful forest of Lengas (Nothofagus) in some parts of the trail. Once there, continue to Rio Blanco campsite (a special camp just for climbers). And there is just one more hour to get to Laguna de los Tres: the Fitz Roy base camp and the best place to have unimaginable views of this majestic mountain. After a while there, return to the camp to have dinner. 

Accommodation: Poincenot Camp

Meals: Box-Lunch, Dinner


Day 2:

Hike details: 5 hours

After breakfast, leave Poincenot camp to Laguna Torre. On the way you will visit Lagunas Madre and Hija (Mother and daughter). After 2hs to 2.5hs, you will arrive at Laguna Torre. This is a beautiful place with amazing views. If weather permits, you will see the mystic Cerro Torre, Loma de las Pizarras and Cerro Solo among others. From here, it will be around 3hs to return to El Chalten.

Meals: Breakfast, Box-Lunch

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

This trip can run as a group trip, with prices starting from $0 per person for a complete group. If you are looking to join a group or you are a solo traveller we will help to form likeminded groups of travellers. Please let us know your travel plans.

The trip can also run on a private basis to fit around your plans. Departures may be tailored and can be set up on a date of your choice. Please note that there is a higher price for smaller groups. Please enquire for further details.

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