Perito Moreno Glacier Mini-Trekking Day Trip - El Calafate

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:00am Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes 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

Transfer from the hotels to the Bajo las Sombras Port, approximately 7km before the Glacier viewpoint, from where the 20 minute ship crossing leaves until we reach the opposite side of Brazo Rico, where we descend.After the disembark we get to the small shelter, where specialized mountain guides welcome you and organize the people in groups of not more than 20, who then follow their guides along the lakes shore towards the edge of the glacier.

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We arrive to the River Moreno`s Cascade, where the guides explain how to use the pair of crampons that will allow us to walk over the glacier.The two hours circuit that follows introduces you to the fascinating landscape of the glaciers: streams, small lagoons, gullies, crevasses and plenty of ice formations of the most incredible blues.

The trekking is moderate. The ice surface over which you walk is irregular, but firm and safe. 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 ruptureAfter the walk, a stroll through the exuberant magallanic forest brings you back to the shelter, where the visitors have lunch contemplating a wonderful view.Once lunch is finished, we head back to the Port, where a bus will be awaiting to take you back to the Glacier viewpoint and its footbridges, where you will be able to stay for an hour. We then begin our return to El Calafate.

Inclusions

  • Transfer in - Airport of Calafate to your hotel
  • National Park fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age is 13 years