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Perito Moreno Glacier Tour with Boat Ride

Explore Perito Moreno Glacier during this 6-hour sightseeing tour from El Calafate. Board a comfortable tour bus in the morning with a local guide for the trip to the glacier field. Stop at a series of walkways for views of the glacier and fantastic photo opportunities. Disembark near the glacier to stroll along the walkways and get a closer view of the glacier, you may even see huge chunks of ice 'calving', or falling off. Enjoy a 40-minute boat ride in the pristine icy waters for a different perspective.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Perito Moreno Glacier Including Boat Safari

Experience the jaw-dropping scenery of the UNESCO-listed Los Glaciares National Park on a full-day tour from El Calafate, including hotel pickup and drop-off. Take in the highlights of the park, including a boat cruise along the Brazo Rio and the chance to see the famous Perito Moreno Glacier, the Channel of Icebergs and Lake Argentino.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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La Leona Petrified Forest Hiking Tour from El Calafate

Spend an afternoon hiking and exploring outside of El Calafate on a visit to La Leona Petrified Forest. Along the way you’ll stop at Hotel La Leona, an old roadhouse that once housed Butch Cassidy, and travel past some of Patagonia’s most alluring scenery, including Mt Fitz Roy and Argentino Lake. Then enjoy an easy 7-mile (12-km) guided trek through La Leona’s moon-like forest, keeping an eye out for fossilized dinosaur bones and petrified trees. Your day-long tour includes round-trip air-conditioned transport and a boxed lunch.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Excursion to Perito Moreno Glacier with boat navigation

Enjoy a full day tour to one of the most incredible highlights in Patagonia and South America, the Perito Moreno Glacier, with enormous blocks of ice falling into the lake with a thonderous crash! And then, a boat navigation to enjoy the glacier from the Argentino Lake
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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6-Day Tour of Patagonia: El Calafate, El Chalten, Perito Moreno Glacier and Los Glaciares National Park

Set out on a six-day tour of Argentina’s stunning Patagonia region with a range of lodging budgets to choose from. This multiday excursion includes guided adventures like a boat cruise to Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park, as well as ample time to explore on your own. Embark on a full-day hike up Mt Fitz Roy if you’re feeling up to it, or simply bask in the scenic beauty of El Chaltem. Learn about Patagonian culture throughout your trip, which begins and ends in El Calafate.
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Duration: 6 days
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Perito Moreno Glacier Private Tour with Boat Ride from El Calafate

Get an intimate look at the famous ‘Perito Moreno’ Glacier during this 8-hour excursion including boat cruise from El Calafate including private guide and vehicle transport. Travel with a private guide and vehicle along the scenic Route 11, enjoying views of Lake Argentino as you ride. You’ll then board a shared boat for a first-hand encounter with the imposing ice walls of this massive glacier.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Viedma Glacier and El Chalten Day Trip from El Calafate

Explore Viedma Glacier and UNESCO-listed Los Glaciares National Park on this full-day trip from El Calafate. Board a boat to cruise between icebergs on Patagonia's Lake Viedma as you listen to commentary from your guides about Argentina's biggest glacier. Choose a boat tour with a 3-course lunch or a boat tour with a trek. This small-group tour is limited to 16 people to ensure personal attention.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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NIBEPO AIKES RANCH

Nibepo Aike Ranch is near El Calafate but far from the tourist path. Spend an evening exploring this authentic Patagonian "estancia" with a guide and you’ll be immersed in the local lifestyle. You’re welcomed with mate and pastries before a hike around the south end of Lago Argentino, bordered by the Andes mountain range. Follow up with a sheep shearing demo and restaurant “asado,” or barbecue.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Perito Moreno Glacier boat navigation (Safari Nautico)

Discover another perspective of the Perito Moreno Glacier with a nautical safari. This scenic boat ride departs from Bajo de las Sombras port for a journey across Lake Rico that includes views of icebergs and the glacier itself. See and hear ice falling from the front of the glacier and take advantage of several opportunities for snapping photographs.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Perito Moreno Balconies Day Trip from Calafate

The excursion "El Calafate Balcon Experience" allows visitors of El Calafate to look out over an imposing natural viewpoint where you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of El Calafate and Argentine Lake. The excursion starts from Calafate hotels and complete a 35-kilometer tour through the line of hills located behind the town. The footprint takes us through landscapestypical of Patagonia Argentina. After this trip to other eras of the history of the world, we return to El Calafate with the view of the Argentine Lake.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
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Trekking Cañadón de los Fósiles

The Cañadón de los Fósiles is located in the Los Glaciares National Park and is renowned for its ancient marine fossils, remarkably preserved by glacial activity. On this full-day adventure tour, set sail across Lake Argentino, climb through the Feruglio mountains in a 4WD, and enjoy spectacular views across Lake Guillermo, the Upsala Glacier, and the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, before hiking through the Cañadón de los Fósiles.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Excursion to Perito Moreno Glacier from El Calafate

Seeing the Perito Moreno Glacier is one of the most spectacular experiences in Patagonia. Make the most of it with this full-day guided tour that lets you skip the hassle of driving and just focus on the experience of watching huge blocks of ice crash into the water.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Patagonia Trail Running Refugio Retreat

If you've dreamt of exploring Patagonia by trail running while staying at a combination of comfortable and scenic hotels and unique Argentinian refugios, or mountain lodges, this is the trip for you. From El Calafate to El Chalten, we'll trail run through Los Glaciares National Park and visit unique Argentinian mountain lodges and private nature reserves. We'll trail run from these base camps, where where vistas of mountain spires, glaciers, and remote lakes are enjoyed with mate, homemade pizza, typical Argentinian parrillas of roasted meat, ample Malbec, and artisanal beer brewed with special character and history unique to each location. On this guided trail running tour with all logistics, lodging, and transport taken care of, enjoy a break from winter and enjoy a Patagonian summer on our running retreat.This running retreat adventure is open to ages 15 and up of any pace or level of runner. More Info Available on Runcation.org
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
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6-Day Buenos Aires and El Calafate Tour

Explore Argentina’s vibrant capital and the wild landscapes of Patagonia on this action-packed 6-day tour from Buenos Aires to El Calafate, including transfers and 4- or 5-star accommodation. Start your adventure in Buenos Aires, where you’ll visit Plaza de Mayo, San Telmo and La Boca on a guided sightseeing tour, then enjoy a thrilling tango dinner show. Next, fly to El Calafate (flight not included) and trek through the UNESCO-listed Los Glaciares National Park, home to natural wonders like the Perito Moreno Glacier, Lake Argentino and Mt Fitz Roy.
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Duration: 6 days
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US$575.00
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Excursion to Perito Moreno Glacier with Box Lunch

Enjoy a full day tour to one of the most incredible highlights in Patagonia and South America, the Perito Moreno Glacier, with enormous blocks of ice falling into the lake with a thonderous crash! We include a complete box lunch
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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