El Galpon del Glaciar

Ruta Provincial 11 Km. 22, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia, Argentina | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from El Calafate

On the Road Again Returning to Argentina

A travel blog entry by eldonsteeves


... and put a huge knick in it. We were warned about that happening when we took the car out so I suppose we will be charged for that when we turn the car in tomorrow. Once again, there isn’t a cloud in the sky and zero wind. It actually got rather hot today (75F in the afternoon), and the air-conditioning doesn’t work in the car. So, as soon as we got on paved roads we opened the windows.

I ...

Perito Moreno and laughing till I cried

A travel blog entry by africantikki


... tourist attractions in the Argentine Patagonia. The 250 km2 (97 sq mi) ice formation, and 30 km (19 mi) in length, is one of 48 glaciers fed by the Southern Patagonian Ice Field located in the Andes system shared with Chile. This icefield is the world's third largest reserve of fresh water. The Perito Moreno glacier, located 78 kilometres from El Calafate, was named after the explorer Francisco Moreno, a pioneer who studied the region in the 19th century and ...

More glaciers

A travel blog entry by jochris


We had an easy journey back to El Calafate, as we had a tail wind most of the way. Thankfully the hostel that had given our room away on our first visit had not repeated it. Having not had any internet access for 5 days our first priority was to get our bus tickets organised from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas. We have done most of our major transfers by plane so far but you cannot fly between the two ...

En route to El Chalten Day 12

A travel blog entry by chrisnorth


... 28 years apparently and everything is based on activities in the Glaciers National park. In fact it's billed as the trekking capital of South America.

We all had to go into the ranger centre for a talk about the park before we could get back on the bus and be allowed to enter the village. We got off the bus at the bus station with all the back packers then wheeled our suitcases along the road to find the hotel and now ...

Cake and crepes

A travel blog entry by davemurray4


... what Patagonia is really like by spending 3 or 4 days in each place. Certainly travelling by bus has given me an idea of the scale, the emptiness and the raw beauty of Patagonia. I have spent a total of 22 hours travelling between towns by bus, and 15 hours on bus excursions.

Patagonia is a strange place. Part Chilean, part Argentinian, part neither. Both countries have land claims here; some of the borders are ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Ruta Provincial 11 Km. 22, El Calafate, is near Glaciar Perito Moreno and El Chalten.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding