El Chaltén is the hiking and trekking paradise of Argentina. The town is located at the foot of the Fitz Roy, an impressive mountain range in the Los Glaciares National Park. On clear days you can already see the impressive granite rocks halfway the road from El Calafate, an impressive view. In El Chaltén you can go for amazing day hikes, walking straight from your hotel into the mountains. But multi-day trips with overnight stays in the middle of nature and campsites are also possible. In this article I’ll tell you everything you want to know about a stay in El Chaltén, including the most beautiful hikes, activities, best time to visit and how to get there.