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6-Day Tour of Patagonia: El Calafate, El Chalten, Perito Moreno Glacier and Los Glaciares National Park

6-Day Tour of Patagonia: El Calafate, El Chalten, Perito Moreno Glacier and Los Glaciares National Park
Duration:
6 days
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Explore Argentina's Patagonia region on this 6-day tour from El Calafate! Visit Los Glaciares National Park and see Perito Moreno Glacier, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the small town of El Chalten, where you can take a full-day hike on Mt Fitz Roy, if you wish. With a mix of guided activities and free time, this tour allows you to make the most of your time in Patagonia.

Full Day Tour to the Torres del Paine National Park

Full Day Tour to the Torres del Paine National Park
Duration:
14 hours
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<p>Journey out of El Calafate for a full day, on a scenic drive to the Chilean border, where after clearing customs, you'll head to the Torres del Paine National Park. The picturesque drive will allow you to gaze at the stunning scenery and enjoy the true South American tropics. Upon arrival, you'll have the opportunity to explore the national park, its amazing views and beautiful lakes.</p>

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El Calafate Airport (FTE) Information


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El Calafate Airport

Where is El Calafate Airport?  


The city of El Calafate is stuated 320 kilometres northwest of Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz, the largest province in Argentine Patagonia.


El Calafate is the gateway to Perito Moreno Glacier, Cerro Chaltén and Cerro Torre in Los Glaciares National Park, an important tourist destination.


El Calafate International Airport (IATA: FTE, ICAO: SAWC), officially Comandante Armando Tola International Airport, or  El Calafate Comandante Armando Tola Airport, or simply El Calafate Airport, is located about 21 kilometres (13 miles) east  of El Calafate, in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina.


El Calafate Airport serves about half a million passengers a year.


Airlines that fly to El Calafate Airport include Aerochaco, Aerolíneas Argentinas, LADE and LAN Argentina.


Cities with flights to El Calafate Airport include Buenos Aires, Comodoro Rivadavia, Córdoba, Gobernador Gregores, Mar del Plata, Puerto Madryn, Río Gallegos, Río Grande, San Carlos de Bariloche, Trelew and Ushuaia.


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El Calafate Airport's terminal was designed by Carlos Ott, the famous architect from Uruguay.

 

El Calafate Airport services include:


  • Drugstore
  • Cafeteria (open around scheduled flight times)
  • Electrical outlets

 

You will need to pay a boarding fee at El Calafate Airport:


  • Domestic: ARS 38.00
  • Regional: ARS 6.05
  • International: USD 20.50




Additional El Calafate Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 15 Dec 2013