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Is El Chalten for you?
PopularityPopularityIt is a hidden gem
TemperatureTemperatureAverage temperature is 5.5°C (42.8°F)
RainfallRainfallWould be wise to pack an umbrella
LanguageLanguageMost people speak English
EnvironmentEnvironmentIt is somewhat environmentally sustainable
AirAirAir quality is not a strong point
SafetySafetyGenerally safe but be vigilant
LGBTLGBTIt is an LGBT friendly place
El Chaltén is a village in Argentina's Los Glaciares National Park. The city was first founded in the late 1970s or early 1980s and attracts a growing number of tourists each year. The town is sometimes called the trekking capital of the world, and the Mount Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre trails are common favorites, whilst the more advanced hikers will often try the Viedma Glacier trek. Even if trekking isn't your thing, you'll have many things to do and salmon fishing, glacier boat tours, and day trips into Chile are all possible.
El Chalten is a unique destination because it's lively, charming and great for adventure junkies
What will the weather be like?
The average temperature is 5.5°C (42.8°F)
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Am I going to be in a crowd of tourists?
No you wont - El Chalten is a hidden gem
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popularity score
In the top 22% of hidden gems
What language do people speak in El Chalten?
People in El Chalten mainly speak Spanish
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language score
Most people can speak English in El Chalten
Is El Chalten clean and environmentally friendly?
El Chalten is not known for its quality of air or environmental policies
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OVERALL ENVIRONMENT SCORE
3/5
El Chalten
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AIR QUALITY
ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY
WATER QUALITY
Is El Chalten affordable?
Everyday expenses are reasonably priced in El Chalten
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meal score
MEAL COST
$7
drink score
BEER COST
$3
Is El Chalten friendly for special diets?
Yes, but some diets may have limited options
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GLUTEN FREE
HALAL
KOSHER
VEGAN
VEGETARIAN
Is El Chalten a safe place?
Yes, it is generally safe but be vigilant
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OVERALL SAFETY SCORE
3/5
El Chalten
safety score
Female safety
LGBT safety
Scams/pickpocket
Mugging
Terrorism
THINK WE'RE MISSING SOMETHING?
In El Chalten you'll see mountains / volcanoes, go to wildlife areas and enjoy the horse riding
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Eating and drinking
Live Performances, Arts & Culture
Historical and Architectural sites
1
Museums
Natural landscapes
6
Boat based activities
2
Fun with animals
3
Health and Wellbeing
1
Shopping
1
Entertainment & Games
Sky adventures
Ground Adventures
5
Water Adventures
2
Snow Adventures
1
Tours
5
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COST OF TRIP
An average trip to El Chalten of 7 days for a couple will cost around $5,280
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budget
Average accommodation cost
$320
2 adults
POPULAR ACTIVITIES
Aquariums & Zoos
$25
Art Galleries & Museums
$10
Beaches
Free
Cinemas
$10
Historic Sites
$10
Local Cuisine Cooking Classes
$45
Local Museums
$10
Mini Golf
$10
Spas
$45
Theatres & Performances
$45
Wine Tours
$25
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