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13-Day Best of Patagonia Tour from El Calafate to Ushuaia: Los Glaciares, Torres del Paine and Tierra del Fuego National Parks

13-Day Best of Patagonia Tour from El Calafate to Ushuaia: Los Glaciares, Torres del Paine and Tierra del Fuego National Parks
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See the stunning glaciers, majestic mountains and pristine national parks that make Patagonia the world-renowned region it is on this 13-day adventure tour from El Calafate to Ushuaia. You'll visit both Argentina and Chile, exploring Los Glaciares National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Torres del Paine National Park and Tierra del Fuego National Park on full-day guided tours. Trip highlights include a boat cruise to Perito Moreno Glacier, hiking in the Fitz Roy and Chalten mountain ranges, guided canoeing and a Beagle Channel cruise, as well as one full free day in El Calafate and 1.5 free days in El Chalten. This comprehensive tour is ideal for those interested in experiencing the natural beauty, culture and adventure of Patagonia with transportation between cities and 12 nights of accommodation included!

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
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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.

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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 Jan 2017