Minitrekking Excursion

Outdoor Activities in El Calafate

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Operation from August to May.Duration 9 hoursTrekking on the Ice: about 1.40 minutesWarning: this excursion, due to the degree of effort and difficulty that presents, is not advisable for the following people: greater of 60 years and minors of 10 years old, pregnant women, people with overweight or some type of disability.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: All PatagoniaThe excursion begins with the pick up from the hotels in El Calafate city, and goes through the Provincial Road N°11 to the Perito Moreno Glacier area, after traveling 75 km.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Pasarelas Perito Moreno, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, PatagoniaOnce at the National Park, the bus takes you to the balconies and the guide is going to be waiting for you, to inform about the different trails. There, you’ll be free to walk along.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Puerto Bajo las Sombras - Hielo y AventuraA bus from the company will take you to Bajo las Sombras pier, about 6 km far from the balconies, where you embark for a 20 minutes navigation across the Brazo Rico, enjoying breathtaking views of the glacier’s front walls and the Canal de los Témpanos (Icebergs Channel).Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Perito Moreno Glacier, Los Glaciares National Park, Province of Santa Cruz, PatagoniaAfter checking the last details, groups of 20 follow their guides along the lake’s shore towards the edge of the glacier.Once on the ice, the guides put each participant a pair of crampons on, and explain how to use them.You will receive explanations about flora, fauna and general glaciology of the region, and also about the particular phenomenon that happens in the Perito Moreno Glacier and eventually produces its rupture.Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Minitrekking on the Glacier
  • Entry/Admission - Puerto Bajo las Sombras - Hielo y Aventura
  • Entry/Admission - Perito Moreno Glacier

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission- Perito Moreno Glacier. The ticket must be paid in pesos on the day of the excursion
  • Entry/Admission - All Patagonia
  • Entry/Admission - Pasarelas Perito Moreno