Day Trips & Excursions

Full Day Tour to the Torres del Paine National Park

Journey out of El Calafate for a full day, on a scenic drive to the Chilean border, where after clearing customs, you'll head to the Torres del Paine National Park. The picturesque drive will allow you to gaze at the stunning scenery and enjoy the true South American tropics. Upon arrival, you'll have the opportunity to explore the national park, its amazing views and beautiful lakes.
14 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Sailing to Upsala Glacier and Patagonia Adventure to Estancia Cristina

Experience the remote beauty of Patagonia’s Estancia Cristina and Upsala Glacier on a journey of discovery from El Calafate. Sail past icebergs across Lago Argentino and tour the historic Estancia Cristina ranch. In the afternoon, choose between a short and easy walk to a beautiful waterfall or an off-road tour to the beautiful Upsala Glacier.
12.5 hours
Water Sports

Upsala Kayak Tour from El Calafate

Get up close to Upsala Glacier on a kayak expedition in Los Glaciares National Park, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its stunning natural beauty. Coast between mammoth icebergs on Argentine Lake (Lago Argentino), and explore the breathtaking landscape of Upsala Channel and Onelli Bay by kayak. Professional local guides ensure your safety with paddling instruction and offer informative commentary about the glacier and its surroundings. Numbers are limited to 14 people, ensuring an intimate experience with a small group.
11 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Perito Moreno Glacier Tour with Boat Ride

Take a tour of Perito Moreno Glacier from El Calafate with a guide, who tells you about the significance of the glacier and shares interesting details about the surrounding area. A boat ride is included so you can enjoy different perspectives of this natural wonder. Hotel pickup and drop-off is provided.
8 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

La Leona Petrified Forest Hiking Tour

Walk through a lunar landscape strewn with petrified logs and dinosaur fossils on this El Calafate day trip to La Leona Petrified Forest. During an easygoing 7-mile (12-km) hike, learn about the area’s unique geological features from a knowledgeable guide. Beforehand, visit the historic Hotel La Leona, where mountaineers and bandits like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid once stayed. Enjoy air-conditioned coach transport between destinations and soak up views of Argentino Lake, Santa Cruz and La Leona rivers, and Mt Fitz Roy along the way.
8 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Torres del Paine National Park: Group Tour

Join this full-day tour of Torres del Paine National Park. Depart early in the morning from El Calafate and admire the natural wonders of waterfalls and lakes that both Argentina and Chile has to offer.
12 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Estancia Nibepo Aike from El Calafate

Spend a beautiful day at Estancia Nibepo Aike which keeps the true spirit and essence of the original Patagonian Estancias. This tour is a perfect way to experience Patagonian rural life including delicious local foods and sheep shearing demonstration (Horseback riding optional), while enjoying the stunning landscapes as Nibepo Aike is one of the few estancias located inside the National Park Los Glaciares.
6 hours
Outdoor Activities

Pioneros Navigation and Trekking from El Calafate

This is an amazing tour for those who want to travel a rural landscape in the middle of the Patagonia and learn about the history and traditions of a local ranch and, at the same time, to be introduced into an environment of nature and to enjoy a privileged view of the breathtaking glaciers. The Pioneros navigation and trekking tour includes lunch at Nibepo Aike Ranch, a boat trip through the Argentino Lake, a 20-minutes walk through a beech forest and free time at the catwalks of the Perito Moreno Glacier.
10 hours
Outdoor Activities

Adventure Trekking Tour from El Calafate

Discover the beauty hidden in the world of glaciers. In this tour you will tour the southernmost landscape of Los Glaciares National Park. The Adventure Trekking Tour includes a tour through the route of the Estancias (ranchs) until the border with Chile where we will be able to see glaciers traces of more than 20,000 years, navigating in the South Arm of Lake Argentino and a hike to Lake Frias where we will sail in a small boat to the amphitheater of glaciers and enjoy a lunch with a privileged view of the national park.
11 hours