Mini Trek Across Perito Moreno Glacier

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What To Expect

Some of the things you'll do on this tour: Walk over the glacier with crampons, view the small interior lagoons, observe the different shapes and hues of the ice, and view the south front of the glacier from the port of Bajo Sombras.

Specifications

Type:
Day Tours in El Calafate
Departs From:
El Calafate
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up
Duration:
10 hours
Availability:
daily at 7:15 AM
Product Code:
4980
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Description

Departing from El Calafate, we will arrive at the entrance of Los Glaciares National Park.

From there, we will board the boat that will take us on the Rico Arm of Lake Argentina to the Glacier. Enjoy fantastic views of Perito Moreno Glacier from up close during this 20 minutes boat ride!

Upon arrival on the opposite shore of the Rico Arm, at the foot of Perito Moreno Glacier, you will be led a small shelter where you will be given crampons (special metal spikes worn on boots for traction) to wear.

Then the adventure really begins with a fascinating 1 hour and a half walk across the glacier.

Admire the fascintating andscape of the glaciers: streams, small lagoons, gullies, cravasses and plenty of ice formations of the most incredible blues. Learn everything about Perito Moreno Glacier, its flora, fauna and the general glaciology of the region.

At the end of the walk, have a glass of whiskey with ice from the glacier. We will return by a road between a forest of lengas and the pier.

You will board the boat to cross the Rico Arm again and will have one hour to explore the footbridges in front of Perito Moreno glacier.

At the end of the tour, you wil be taken back to your hotel in El Calafate.

Includes

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from all hotels in El Calafate

  • Bilingual guide (English/Spanish)

  • Boat ride on the Rico Arm in front of Perito Moreno Glacier

  • 2 hours trekking on Perito Moreno Glacier

  • Whiskey

  • 1 hour on the walkways in front of Perito Moreno Glacier

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks (unless specified)

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

  • National Park admission

Please Note

  • To obtain the child fare, participants must scan and send the child's ID or passport upon booking. Failure to send the child's identification will result to the child being charged with the adult rate.

  • Pick up at the hotels is between 8:00 and 10:00. The exact pick up time will be confirmed the day before the tour at your hotel reception. Return at the hotels is between 18:30 and 19:00.

  • Pick up from the following hotels is not included: El Ovejero, Cabanas Santa Monica, Hospedaje Alejandra, Hotel Amado, Apart Libertador, Apart Chalten, La Loma, Shilling, Austral, Albergue Patagonia. Meeting point is at Libertador Av. 935

  • Minimum age requirement for this tour is 10 and maximum age is 65.

  • Pregnant women, persons with knee and articular problems or prosthesis and disabled people are not allowed on this tour.

  • We recommend you to bring your lunch box from El Calafate as you will not be able to buy lunch there.

  • Please wear comfortable shoes. Sunglasses and sunblock are recommended for this tour.

  • The tour can be cancelled due to climatic conditions. If this happens you will be fully refunded.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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