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Customer Travel Tips for El Chalten

72% Avg. city rating Rated by 76 customers

Activities / excursions 96%

Restaurants / eating out 75%

Shopping 50%

Chilling out / relaxing 87%

Getting around / public transport 67%

Sightseeing 82%

Culture 62%

Nightlife / partying 50%

Value for money 76%

Customer Travel Tips for El Chalten

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51% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 20%
51% Avg. rating


11 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: xx

Liked: right close to the mountains. as long the weather is nice its a nice place to stay for a couple of days and enjoy nature. good to stop busses at the visitor centre to make guests aware to respect nature, take care of the place and follow the rules.

Disliked: internet connection very bad and money supply pretty bad, no credit card acceptance. you have to have some cash with you.

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
76% Avg. rating


29 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Stay there at least 5 days. There are many trails and all of then are unique. Don`t miss the "Loma del Pliegue Tumbado" trail. It`s less famous but has the best view in 360º.

Liked: Its a wonderfull place surrounded by mountains and amazing nature. Lakes and rivers with a incredible green color. Its a perfect place for hiking and trekking.

Disliked: Because the size of the village and geographic characteristics, everything is expensive.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


25 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at least 5 days and do all the trails enjoy nature and pace!

Liked: Trekking is the main reason to go there.

Disliked: When it get cloudy you are not able to see the amazing view!

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
64% Avg. rating


14 May 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Don`t miss it

Liked: Nice spot for hiking.

Disliked: nothing

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


09 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Stay a few days!

Liked: The hiking

Disliked: Accommodation is expensive

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


20 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Just go out on the trails and enjoy the scenerey

Liked: The scenery which belongs probably to best of whole patagonia Good trekking on well marked trails Campsites for free

Disliked: The weather, you've to be really lucky to see Fitz Roy or Cerro Torre. So take your time and stay a bit longer there

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
76% Avg. rating


28 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Stay for at least a week and be prepared for variable weather.

Liked: Good vibe, friendly and helpful people, beautiful scenery.

Disliked: No direct flight to the area, breakfast is not included in any hostels.

53% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
53% Avg. rating


26 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Get your USD exchanged to plenty of ARS beforehand. Also, forget the Internet.

Liked: Hiking everyday! So many beautiful trails, would love to go again and again. I stayed there for a week but wouldn't mind extending it for another week and doing different hikes

Disliked: Weather can be frisky so allow plenty of days to plan your hiking days.

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


24 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Get ready to be cut off from the world. WiFi is limited but the treks are awesome!

Liked: Great town, relaxed and awesome setting in the mountains.

Disliked: Food options are very limited. Plenty of restaurants but supermarkets are not always the best stocked.

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


18 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Plan enough days to do the longer hikes, specially to Laguna de Los Tres. Try and go for this hike in clearer days if possible, to fully enjou the gorgeous views.

Liked: Worderful landscape and trails. Beautiful vistas of the sorrounding mountains and glaciers.

Disliked: Internet was basically non-functional throughout the town.

51% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
51% Avg. rating


23 Dec 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Allow for bad weather days

Liked: Hiking and scenery

Disliked: Weather is hit and miss

51% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
51% Avg. rating


03 May 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: hiking

Liked: location

Disliked: no

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
67% Avg. rating


28 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Bring something windproof!!

Liked: Spectacular hikes. Absolutely incredible. And accessible to all ability levels.

Disliked: No.

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


21 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Try to stay 3 days in Chalten, instead of 2, as I did. There is a cascade in one of the tracks, and many more to do. Staying 3 days, you can do more tracks and probably have some time to relax as well.

Liked: All the trekking. Small but nice city, good to relax. There is a massage and spa place so we can chill after 2 days of trekking.

Disliked: No. Perfect place to be in contact with nature!

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
76% Avg. rating


01 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: El challenge is for everyone who is willing to enjoy walking or viewing the beautiful mountain in Patagonia. It doesn't matter if you are good at trekking or not.

Liked: You can enjoy as your way and no charge for trails.

Disliked: Nothing in special

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


30 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at least 3 nights. Do several walks and the glacier trek.

Liked: Sights. Nature.

Disliked: Nope.

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 20%
67% Avg. rating


25 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Find good weather to climb the Fitz Roy, and when you get there take the pictures in the first moment you get a good view.

Liked: Fitz Roy

Disliked: The WiFi and the connection to the outer world is very bad and some times not existant.

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
69% Avg. rating


23 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Don't miss Ftiz Roy - be sure to go on a clear day. Try the bakery across the street from the blue supermarket. Excellent empanadas, bread, pastries.

Liked: Great day hikes with excellent sights. Good restaurants with high value for money

Disliked: No well stocked grocery stores

53% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 20%
53% Avg. rating


22 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Only come if you like hiking

Liked: You only go for the hiking which is great

Disliked: The prices are huge for good in restaurants and supermarkets but then it is in the middle of nowhere

56% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 20%
56% Avg. rating


18 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: 1) bring US dollars and convert them here, not at the bank but look around at the hostels/travel agents, 2) expect to have limited internet connection 3) make sure you shoes fit and are ready to do some hiking.

Liked: the scenery, hiking and national park are all fantastic.

Disliked: internet is slow, 1 ATM that runs out of money, limited acceptance of credit cards

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72% Avg. city rating Rated by 76 customers

Activities / excursions 96%

Restaurants / eating out 75%

Shopping 50%

Chilling out / relaxing 87%

Getting around / public transport 67%

Sightseeing 82%

Culture 62%

Nightlife / partying 50%

Value for money 76%

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