Welcome to Perito Moreno


The town’s glory came in 1898, when explorer Perito Moreno challenged Chile’s border definition of ‘divortum aquarum continental’ (which claimed the headwaters of Pacific-flowing rivers as Chilean territory) by rerouting Río Fénix, which flows through town, to Atlantic-bound Río Deseado. The river and the area remained Argentine, and the town took his name.


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The spirit of the glaciers .3 days. 2 nights. Cruise from El Calafate.

ItineraryDay 1: Boarding Cruiser Santa CruzStop At: Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, PatagoniaBoarding Cruiser Santa Cruz at La Soledad privated port, Bahía Tranquila ( Paraje Punta Bandera) at 5:00pm. Departure time 5:30pm, navigating to Alemana Bay/ Puesto de Las Vacas. Disembark and walk to the old settlement.Dinner and overnight.** Route and disembark subject to modifications acordding to the captain´s or weather conditions. Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • Dinner: Includes alcoholic bevaragesAccommodation included: Passengers spend the night in cabins. There are different types of cabins: Deluxe cabin, Premium cabin and Grand SuiteDay 2: Spegazzini and Upsala GlaciersStop At: Glaciar Spegazzini, Los Glaciares National Park, Province of Santa Cruz, PatagoniaBreakfast.Disembark at Puesto de las Vacas to enjoy a hike. Navigation to Spegazzini Glacier. Lunch.** Route and disembark subject to modifications acordding to the captain´s or weather conditions. Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Upsala Glacier, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, PatagoniaNavigation to Upsala Glacier. Navigation to Seno Mayo. Disembark and hike to waterfall, spotting native flora. Dinner and overnight at Bahia Toro- Seno Mayo.** Route and disembark subject to modifications acordding to the captain´s or weather conditions. Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Passengers spend the night in cabins. There are different types of cabins: Deluxe cabin, Premium cabin and Grand SuiteDay 3: Perito Moreno GlacierPass By: Perito Moreno Glacier, Los Glaciares National Park, Province of Santa Cruz, PatagoniaBreakfast.Navigation due south. Disembark and hike in an Andean-Patagonian forest, views of the Mayo and Negro Glaciers. Continue navigation to the Canal de los Tempanos ( Iceberg Channel) on the way to the Perito Moreno Glacier. Lunch and disembark at Perito Moreno. Walk along the Glacier´s northern walkways.Navigation back to La soledad private port. Bahía Tranquila, Paraje Punta Bandera.End of journet 5:00 pm. Transfer to El Calafate.** Route and disembark subject to modifications acordding to the captain´s or weather conditions. Meals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

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