Perito Moreno Glacier Minitrekking Across the Ice

Product ID: 6605

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Key Details
6 hours
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Live Guide
Spanish, English

Pick-up service

Pick up from hotels in El Calafate

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What You'll Do
  • A fascinating 2-hour walk over the Glacier with Crampons
  • View the Small Interior Lagoons
  • Observe the many Different Shapes and Hues of the Ice
  • View the Southern front of the Glacier from the Port of Bajo Sombras
Wearing ice crampons, enjoy this fascinating experience of walking on a glacier. View cracks and marvel at the different hues of the ice in this natural wonder
What to Expect
Get ready for a day full of fun and an adventure unlike any other in the world! On this tour you get to see the glacier from actually walking over it!

The excursion begins in the town of El Calafate where we will pick you up at your hotel. You will ride about 1.5 hours outside the city to the port in “Bajo de las Sombras”. Upon arriving at the port you will have the chance to board a boat to enjoy about 20 minutes of navigation, enjoying views of the famous Perito Moreno glacier.

After your short boat navigation you’ll disembark, where specialized bilingual mountain guides will be waiting for you. Once on the ice, the guides will help you with your special pair of crampons and explain how to use them. Crampons are special shoes that help to walk on the ice.

The two hour hike that follows will show you the landscape of the glaciers: streams, small lagoons, gullies, crevasses and the hues of the blue ice. As our hike comes to an end we will all cheers to our accomplishment with whisky and ice from the glacier.

After the hike you will return to the original point to enjoy your picnic lunch. After lunch we will cross again the Rico Arm of the Argentina Lake for some additional sailing to see the south face of the glacier. You will be able to observe the glacier and see its massive structures for about an hour. After time for photos and some relaxation you will return to El Calafate.

What's Included
  • Whiskey
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off from hotels in El Calafate
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • National Park Admission - USD $26
  • Lunch (time is provided to purchase food)
Know Before You Go
•Restrictions: due to the degree of effort and difficulty of this excursion, this trip is NOT allowed for; pregnant women, disabled persons or those with health problems. Additionally, because of the physical restrictions the tour is only available for thos between 10 and 65 years of age.
•This tour is non-refundable. No refunds, credits, exchanges, or cancellations of a voucher will be granted once voucher has been issued.

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Product ID: 6605