Perito Moreno Balconies Day Trip From Calafate - El Calafate

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    07:30 am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    All the hotels in calafate area
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

From the Balcony, an imposing natural viewpoint, you can enjoy a panoramic view of El Calafate and the central body of Lake Argentino. The tour will offer us views towards the Andes Mountain Range and the accumulation zone of the glaciers, towards the Boca del Diablo (narrowest part of the lake, towards the Upsala branch) and if it is clear we can see the Fitz Roy and Torre hills in El Chaltn. In addition, we will have the opportunity to see the flight of Cndores. The excursion departs from the hotels of El Calafate and completes a route of 35 kilometers on the line of hills located behind the town. The trail takes us through landscapes that marvel at its varied height vegetation. It reaches up to 1050 meters above the sea. There, the first stop is a natural viewpoint where passengers enjoy a panoramic view of El Calafate and the central body of Lake Argentino.

Know More about this tour

In the background, the infallible and imposing setting of the Andes mountain range and, at times during the tour, there are views of the accumulation zone of the glaciers, towards Boca del Diablo (narrowest part of the lake, towards the Upsala branch) . Even with the help of the weather, it is possible to see the Fitz Roy and Torre hills in El Chaltn and, with some luck, perhaps the condor, master of the Patagonian skies, can be seen in his long glide. A unique show Follow the road to the Labyrinth of Stones, attractive only accessible with Calafate Mountain Park. It is a Cretaceous period dating back 85 million years. It was once the bed of a river: today we can find fossil remains that allow us to be witnesses today of that millenary past. We take a snack in the Huyliche confectionery and from there we start the descent down the north slope of the hill to the Piedra de los Sombreros, curious iron concretions that can only be found in four places in the world. After this trip to other eras of the history of the world, we return to El Calafate with our eyes always on the ubiquitous Lake Argentino.

Inclusions

  • National Park fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult