Trek the Paso del Viento

This 3 day trek starts and ends in El Chalten and takes you to the high pass, 'Paso del Viento' for views over the ice cap. A good level of fitness is required for this trek and trekking poles are recommended. Please note that this trip is self-guided until a minimum of 3 people join the group.

3 Days

$850

Trek the Paso del Viento - 3 - $850

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

  • Trek toward Laguna Toro, passing by Pliegue Tumbado
  • Cross Rio Tunel using a fixed cable line, continue towards Paso del Viento
  • Return to Chalten with the possibility of having a walk to Pliegue Tumbado

Start from El Chaltén and end at El Chaltén

Landmarks visited on Trek the Paso del Viento

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: El Chalten

Beginning our trip from El Chalten, you will walk toward Laguna Toro, passing by Pliegue Tumbado. This is a 6 hour trek, after that you will camp at Laguna Toro campsite (650m/a/s/l).

Length of hike: 6 hours

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Box-Lunch, Dinner


Day 2: Paso del Viento

30-40 minutes trekking around Laguna Toro. You will cross Rio Tunel using a fixed cable line. Continue toward Paso del Viento. On the pass (1550m/a/s/l) you can appreciate a great part of the Patagonian Ice Field; the origin of Glacier Viedma and Mariano Moreno range. Then you return using the same trail, back to Laguna Toro campsite.

Length of hike: 7-8 hour 

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, packed lunch, dinner


Day 3: Return to Chalten 

Return to Chalten with the possibility of having a walk to Pliegue Tumbado. 

Length of hike: 6-8 hours

Meals: Breakfast, packed lunch

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

This trip can run as a group trip, with prices starting from $850 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.

Please note:

Prices of $850 per person is based on a group of 2 people. For 3 people the price is $730 per person and for 4 people the price is $620 per person.


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