Lagunas Madre, Hija & Nieta

This is a group of three lakes, which lies on a trekking route not far from the town of El Chalten, in the shadow of Mount Fitz Roy. Laguna Madre is the largest and its name literally means 'mother'. The next largest is Hija, meaning 'daughter', and the smallest by far is Nieta, meaning 'granddaughter'.

Map of Lagunas Madre, Hija & Nieta

Trips that visit Lagunas Madre, Hija & Nieta

Ultimate Chaltén Trek

This complete El Chaltén trekking experience combines the highlight trails around Mount Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre with the challenging Huemul Circuit in the south of the park. Enjoy dramatic mountain views, hanging glaciers, peaceful forests and windy mountain passes…

  • 8 Days
  • $2,580
El Chaltén Highlights

Explore the famous trails of Los Glaciares on this comprehensive hiking trip in the El Chaltén area. Take in stunning views of Mount Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre and hike to the remote Loma del Diablo in a private reserve.…

  • 5 Days
  • $1,530
Chaltén Express: Fitz Roy & Cerro Torre

This classic 2-day guided El Chaltén trek visits the most spectacular landmarks in the Los Glaciares National Park. Hike through forests and across log bridges to reach Laguna de Los Tres and stunning views over Mount Fitz Roy. Camp overnight…

  • 2 Days
  • $709