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Be seduced by the fascinating landscape of Argentinia's Perito Moreno glacier on a full day tour from El Calafate. Explore glacier streams, small lagoons, gullies, crevasses and plenty of ice formations on this one of a kind South American experience. Enjoy a 1-hour boat ride and learn about the different flora, fauna and general glaciology of the region as well as a particular phenomenon that happens in the Perito Moreno Glacier.
Perito Moreno Glacier is an impressive natural wonder and due to its extension and height, it has become world famous for its easy access, continuous advance and the loud loosening of huge icebergs. The Parque Nacional Los Glaciares (Glaciers National Park) area is home to other important glaciers such as Upsalla, Onelli and Spegazzini.Once inside Los Glaciares National Park, you'll follow the route around Lago Argentino where 50 miles (80km) from El Calafate, Perito Moreno Glacier lies imposing with its 200 foot (60 meter) high ice walls. Follow the paths that lead you to face the glacier and get different impressive views, all while continuous detachments and constant ice breaking noises echoes in your surrounds!Then, sail between floating ice and marvel at ice walls and unforgettable sights. Enjoy this great Argentinian getaway and discover first hand the absolute beauty and granduer of the Perito Moren Glacier. This tour is ideal for the entire family and is a nature experience not to be missed by anyone!*Note: Once booked, you can upgrade this tour for an extra cost to the "Minitrekking" option: The upgrade includes the visit to the National Park a long with a hiking on the Perito Moreno Glacier (all the equipment included). Important: The request for the upgrade should be done with at least 5 Days of advance and is subject to availability. Minitrekking operates from early August to May.
- Professional Guide
- Boat ride
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Entry/Admission - Perito Moreno Glacier
What's not included
- Entrance fees (ARS $750 - around USD 25.00) payable only in cash and local currency