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Full Day Tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier including Boat Safari

Experience the majestic icy expanse of the Perito Moreno Glacier on this full-day tour from El Calafate. Trek among the pristine streams, gullies and peaks of Los Glaciares National Park with a professional guide, and get an up-close perspective on the fantastic formation with a 1-hour boat ride through a glacial lagoon. You might even witness the glacier’s signature movement and cracking sounds from detaching icebergs!
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Trekking the Perito Moreno Glacier

Lose yourself amid the icy cliffs, glistening lagoons and awe-inspiring icebergs of the Perito Moreno Glacier on an unforgettable full-day adventure from El Calafate. Venture into the depths of the UNESCO-listed Los Glaciares National Park and enjoy stunning views of the glacier on a 20-minute cruise across the across the Brazo Rico. Take in the views from the glacier balconies and follow your guide on a 2-hour circuit of the south wall. This mini-trekking experience is ideal for less-experienced hikers, with just 1-hour of hiking and crampons provided.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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US$ 198.00
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Perito Moreno Glacier Day Trip with Optional Boat Ride from El Calafate

Visit the stunning Perito Moreno glacier on this full-day trip from El Calafate. Ride via coach to Los Glaciares National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Centre, where you will explore the park's scenic lookouts and walkways to see the glacier from a multitude of different angles. Opt for an hour-long boat ride along Perito Moreno's dramatic front side for additional spectacular views of the icy giant.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Perito Moreno Glacier Big Ice Trek from El Calafate

Trek across Perito Moreno Glacier in this full-day trip in Los Glaciares National Park from El Calafate. Travel to the park by bus, board a boat to cruise across Lago Argentino and conquer the glacier. Led by an expert guide, don your crampons and hike the stunning ice mass, discovering ice caves, waterfalls and deep crevasses along the way. Bring a packed lunch to enjoy atop one of the world's only advancing glaciers during your 4-hour trek. Reverse your journey across glacier, lake and Patagonian alpine road, ending with drop-off at your El Calafate hotel.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 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 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 Balconies Day Trip from Calafate

From the Balcony, an imposing natural viewpoint, you can enjoy a panoramic view of El Calafate and the central body of Lake Argentino. The tour will offer us views towards the Andes Mountain Range and the accumulation zone of the glaciers, towards the Boca del Diablo (narrowest part of the lake, towards the Upsala branch) and if it is clear we can see the Fitz Roy and Torre hills in El Chaltén. In addition, we will have the opportunity to see the flight of Cóndores. The excursion departs from the hotels of El Calafate and completes a route of 35 kilometers on the line of hills located behind the town. The trail takes us through landscapes that marvel at its varied height vegetation. It reaches up to 1050 meters above the sea. There, the first stop is a natural viewpoint where passengers enjoy a panoramic view of El Calafate and the central body of Lake Argentino.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Perito Moreno Glacier

Discover the natural beauty of Los Glaciares National Park with a full-day excursion from El Calafate. Travel along the Provincial Road to the National Park and admire views of the Patagonian Steppe and the Magellanic forest. Visit the Perito Moreno Glacier and enjoy free time to walk around independently and see several views of the glacier.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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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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 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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Day Trip to Torres del Paine National Park: Group Tour

Pack your passport for a cross-country adventure on this full-day tour to the Torres del Paine National Park from El Calafate, including hotel transfers and lunch. After scenic drive through the mountains, cross the border to Chile and discover a natural playground of glittering lakes, icy waterfalls and lush valleys, framed by the spindly peaks of the Cordillera del Paine mountains. Visit highlights including Lake Sarmiento, Amarga Lagoon, Lake Pehoe, the Paine River and the Salto Grande waterfall, before returning to Argentina in the evening.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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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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Rios de Hielo Express Sailing

Enhance your experience of the frozen majesty of Lake Argentino during a full-day sailing excursion in Los Glaciares National Park from El Calafate. Accompanied by an expert skipper, cruise the glittering water of the lake and gaze at magnificent glaciers known as the Seco, Spegazzini and Upsala. Ascend to a vertiginous viewpoint for spectacular views of the icy expanse and enjoy round-trip transportation from El Calafate on this enriching tour.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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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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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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Hiking and 4x4 Drive to the Lake of the Desert from El Calafate

Explore the Lake of the Desert and De Las Vueltas River on foot and in a 4x4 vehicle during this 13-hour adventure from El Calafate. With a local adventure guide, travel up the iconic Route 40, along Lago Argentino, eventually reaching the Pudu Lodge in El Chaltén. On the trek and 4x4 vehicle journey through the Andes, watch for condors flying overhead through the ancient trees. Journey through forests, along rivers and past lakes. Get fantastic views of Mt Fitz Roy and end your trek with a delicious hot chocolate back at the lodge. Lunch and round-trip transportation from El Calafate are included. 
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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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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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