El Calafate

The Glaciers are waiting for you

Los Glaciares

Connect with your feelings


Welcome to El Calafate

Are you planning your trip to El Calafate? You’ve just landed on Let’s, the site we created to share everything we know and help you make this trip happen: recommendations, tips, and secrets to enjoy the area as if you were a local. Our city, the gateway to Los Glaciares National Park, is located on the shores of Lago Argentino, and is the ideal place to set up base and explore Southern Patagonia

Inspirations for Your Trip

Our Tips for Enjoying El Calafate

El Calafate awaits. Los Glaciares National Park is our great icy treasure and we like to share it with the world. Visit the museums, walk along the lake shore, experience the flavors, feel the aromas, and discover Patagonian life with us.

Keys to Doing Everything There Is to Do

We invite you to discover all the adventures that Calafate has to offer. Here you will find a variety of itineraries and tours that will take you from the Patagonian plains to the imposing glaciers. In addition, we provide you with information on the tourism agencies that offer each tour, so you can choose the one that best suits your interests and budget. If you are looking for unique experiences and postcard-worthy views, this is the ideal starting point for planning your days in this magical corner of Argentina. Get ready, because Calafate is waiting for you!

Where to Sleep After the Adventure

El Calafate offers a wide range of accommodations. From hostels and cabins to 4 and 5-star hotels. The key will be to choose the one that best suits the trip you are planning. Depending on the size of the group, whether it’s a trip with friends, as a couple, or with children, you have different options.

If you’re the kind of traveler who goes to the hotel just to crash at night after a long day, you’ll find the necessary accommodation. But if you like to enjoy the hotel’s amenities and services, you’ll find a variety of options here

Where to Eat to Recharge Your Energy

The typical Argentine breakfast includes coffee or café con leche, and you’ll always find sweet pastries, breads made with seeds, and artisanal jams. In hotels, it’s possible to find fruit or savory dishes. The traditional cuisine can be found at the grills, where the star is Argentine beef asado, whether it’s matambre, vacío, or rib cuts. However, the typical dish of the area is Patagonian lamb.

In local cuisine, you can also find salmon, black hake, and a variety of fish and seafood. Unique fact: here, unlike other places in Argentina, you can already have dinner from 6 p.m., designed for those who return from touring the area and want to sit down to eat without any fuss!

Useful Information for the Trip

In this section, you’ll find all the information you need to get around El Calafate with ease. Whether you want to rent a car to explore the area at your own pace, or you choose to use public and intercity transportation to get to the glacier or to El Chaltén. Here, you’ll also find the necessary information if you decide to come in your own car and need maps to get to your destination. This space is designed to help you optimize your time and your trip.