- Adventure tour from El Calafate to hike the inside of El Perito Moreno Glacier
- Take part in a once-in-a-lifetime experience
- Explore one of the world's most famous glaciers
- All equipment, professional guide and round-trip hotel transportation included
What You Can Expect
Once you're all geared up, make your way along Rico Arm towards the glacier itself. During the 90-minute trek across Perito Moreno, your local guide will tell your group about the history and formation of the glacier. Surrounded by an otherworldly, white-on-white landscape, listen to the sound of your crampons crunching ice and feel the steam of your own breath. Once you reach the end of the walk, you'll stop and eat the lunch that you've brought along with you. Head back across the Rico Arm and over a footbridge that allows you one last parting view of the hulking glacier you just conquered. After a brief forest trek, you'll be picked up by bus and deposited at the glacier's most spectacular overlook, where spend an hour of free time to relaxing, enjoying the scenery and snapping some photos before heading back to your El Calafate hotel.
The Perito Moreno Glacier is like the Grand Canyon- photos don't do it justice. You have to experience it in person to fathom the size and beauty of it. Our guides were multilingual, really friendly, and highly expert. 1.5 hours walking the glacier was just right. At the end of the walk we were surprised with free whisky and alfajores, which was a really nice treat.
It is a good hike. Never been on a glacier so this was quite an experience for me.
Unforgetable experience and especially our complements to Walter the tourguide
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Absolutely spend the money and do this tour rather than just the boat ride! Trekking on the glacier was an amazing experience that you should NOT miss. The bus picked us up on time and we took 1.5 hrs to get to the glaciers. Entrance fee to the glacier is not included 260 pesos. We then took a boat to the glacier and got amazing pictures. Boat ride was about 20mins. Next we got fitted with crampons and off we went! Julio our guide gave us an intro to the glacier before we headed up. He gave history on the glaciers in the region and how to walk with crampons correctly up the glacier and down. He also gave safety instructions. At no time did I feel unsafe. We were on the ice 1.5-2hrs? We took lots of pics. You don't need any ice experience. If you can walk up a gentle hill you can do this! We took several breaks as we went up and down. After the ice trek, we had lunch, headed back to the boat and spent an hour at the balconies viewing the glacier.
Highly recommend this excursion if you're visiting El Cafate and the Perito Moreno glacier. The hike on the glacier is of low to moderate difficulty. Once you don the crampons and climb the icy mountain, you are rewarded with amazing sights including icy blue crevices and sinkholes, ice towers, and more.
Fantastic tour. Views were amazing, guide was fantastic. Tour went like clockwork. Lunch is not included so need to make sure you have time day before to buy food. Hotel drop off/pick up included. Hiking is not excessive but is definitely not for people who have mobility issues. A must-do.
This tour was amazing! I recommend you strongly to join this tour!
wow this is a breath taking experience .the beautifil nature we wolked on topp of a glacier I am still excited of it.the crew is very profesional and all the plan Works like swiss watch.
Very nice tour. You can see and feel the glacier and the guides are really helpful, explaining for everybody's understanding all you need to know about the glaciers.
Now, as I've made the tour, I think that I should pick the big trek.