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El Calafate: Perito Moreno Glacier Trekking Tour and Cruise

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Hike with crampons on the Perito Moreno Glacier on this incredible Patagonian adventure. Explore a forest on foot and stroll along a series of walkways. Appreciate the magnificent ice mass from new angles during a boat cruise in front of the glacier.

Highlights

  • Hike on the Perito Moreno Glacier with crampons
  • Enjoy a sightseeing cruise in front of the glacier
  • Explore a Patagonian forest with stunning natural scenery
  • See the glacier from different angles as you stroll along boardwalks

Description

Discover the beauty of the Perito Moreno glacier on a guided walking tour on this day trip from El Calafate. Cross the Rico channel on a boat and ride thorugh the unique ecosystem of a Magellanic subpolar forest in comfortable van or bus. Start your trip with pick-up from certain hotels in El Calafate and take the 1.5-hour transfer to Bajo de las Sombras Port. Board a boat to cross the Rico channel. Join a group of up to 20 people and take a 20-minute walk to the glacier.  When you arrive, get kitted out with crampons and begin the ascent. Hike for approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes enjoying the ice formations and discovering the flora, fauna, and glaciology of the region. Learn about the phenomenon of glacier rupture.  Then, return to the refuge through the Magellanic forest. From there, cross the Rich Arm of Lago Argentino and sail in front of the glacier. After this, spend approximately 1 hour exploring a network of walkways which offer a new perspective of the Perito Moreno Glacier.

Includes

Pickup and drop-off from selected hotels in El Calafate 1-hour and 40-minute hike on the glacier Glacier Sailing Bilingual guide

Important Information

  • It is not possible to book this tour for the day of your arrival or departure Children aged between 10-18 years will require written authorization from a parent or guardian to join

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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