Trekking on Perito Moreno Glacier, El Calafate

Company : Daytours4u
Location : El Calafate / Argentina
Duration: < 1 week to < 1 week
Approx Costs: 100 to 250 $ Dollars (US)

Strap on your ice crampons, wrap up warm and get ready for an exclusive opportunity to walk on Perito Moreno Glacier and get up close to the most famous ice field in Patagonia. Visit the famous glacier in El Calafate, Argentina, with this once-in-a-lifetime mini-trekking tour.

This mini-trekking tour of Perito Moreno Glacier is a unique experience where you’ll walk over the ancient ice fields of Perito Moreno, the most famous glacier in Patagonia, Argentina. A full day ice trekking excursion from El Calafate offers unbelievable views of breathtaking icy nature: glaciers, waterfalls, icebergs, mountains, lakes and caves.
The mini-trekking Perito Moreno tour will transfer you from your hotel in El Calafate to Bajo de las Sombras Harbour, where you’ll climb aboard a catamaran that will take you on a spectacular Patagonian boat tour, across the southern branch of Lake Argentino for views of the spectacular southern wall of the Perito Moreno glacier. After 20 minutes, the boat tour from El Calafate will dock, to continue the Perito Moreno mini-trekking on land, through the tree-covered shorelines. Your professional bilingual tour guide will provide you with fascinating information on the glaciers and the movements of Perito Moreno that can be witnessed up close.
On the beach of Lake Argentino, you’ll be assisted to attach your crampons, which give you a better grip whilst trekking on the surface of the Perito Moreno Glacier. The Perito Moreno mini-trekking adventure trail passes all the glacial sightseeing highlights of incredible natural beauty such as, waterfalls formed by ice-melt water, a field of seracs (fragmented and sharp ice blocks), deep cracks and lakes. After approximately two hours of ice trekking on the Perito Moreno Glacier the group will return to the refuge to have lunch and you will finish this exciting full day mini-trekking excursion with a free hour to explore the wooden walkways in front of Perito Moreno glacier.


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Tour Price

- Transfer to/from hotels in central El Calafate - Boat transfers - Ice crampons - Bilingual guide

Start Dates

Available from October to April, Monday to Sunday.

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