Travel Guide to El Calafate

Find everything your need to know about traveling to this destination.

Trekking to the Fitz Roy in El chalten

7-amazing trekking programs in Patagonia

Patagonia is undoubtedly a paradise for nature lovers. This vast region located at the southernmost tip, or at least without reaching Antarctica, is wonderful for various activities. And undoubtedly, one of the most interesting and sought-after activities to do in Patagonia is trekking. Perhaps the star of adventure activities in

El Calafate

How to combine destinations in Southern Patagonia?

I´m sure, you will visit Patagonia if you´re going to South America. It´s one of the most fascinationg destinations in South America, but  in the world. And it´s a vast region, so a good idea is to organize your trip to combine the different destinations you can find in this

5 things to do at Perito Moreno Glacier

5 things to do at the Perito Moreno Glacier

  One of the activities that you will surely plan is a visit to the Perito Moreno Glacier. This famous glacier is one of the most important attractions in Argentine Patagonia. So, what can you do there? Once you arrive at this majestic ice colossus, there are several very interesting

El Chalten and Fitz Roy, Icon of Patagonia

Going from El Calafate to El Chalten

We have two options, basically you can arrive to El Chalten from El Calafate by bus or by car. The easiest way to get there is by bus, as several transport companies offer regular services from El Calafate to El Chaltén. The trips usually last around 3 hours and there

El Calafate

8 things to do in El Calafate

While some of the visits are obvious, such as the excursion to the Perito Moreno Glacier, there are other very interesting options when it comes to choosing what to do in El Calafate. The following list is composed of a series of items that I consider mandatory, but also some

The origin of the name Patagonia

What is the origin of the name “Patagonia”?

The origins of the name “Patagonia” are somewhat uncertain, but there are several theories about how the region came to be known by this name. One popular theory is that the name “Patagonia” comes from the word “patagón”, which was a term used by the Spanish explorer Magellan to describe

Glaciarium, the ice museum in El Calafate

The Ice Museum: a nice visit from El Calafate

  The Ice Museum is dedicated to the study of glaciers and their impact on the environment. It is a modern and interactive space where visitors can learn about the formation and movement of glaciers, their importance in regulating the planet’s climate, and the effects of climate change on these

Patagonian Steppe

The Patagonian Steppe

The Patagonian Steppe is a vast region of dry, flat grasslands and scrubland that covers much of southern Argentina and parts of Chile. It is an arid and semi-arid region with a unique climate, characterized by strong winds and low rainfall. The vegetation in the Patagonian Steppe is dominated by

El Yeti, Ice Bar

Ice Bar in El Calafate: drinking in the land of glaciers

El Calafate is a popular tourist destination located in the Patagonia region of Argentina, known for its stunning natural beauty, including glaciers, mountains, and lakes. One of the unique attractions in El Calafate is the ice bars, which are bars made entirely of ice. The ice bars in El Calafate

From El Calafate to Torres del Paine NP

From El Calafate to Torres del Paine

If you´re visiting El Calafate and Perito Moreno Area, I´m sure you would like to cross the Andes and visit the amazing Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. But, how to reach Torres del Paine from El Calafate? How to get to Torres del Paine from El Calafate? There

Perito Moreno Glacier in Patagonia, Argentina

Where is Perito Moreno Glacier?

I´m sure you heard about the Perito Moreno Glacier. An amazing colossus of ice located in South America, unique for many reasons, a highlight, a must see when you visit Argentina. But, where is located? The Perito Moreno Glacier is located in the Los Glaciares National Park in the province