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El Calafate Adventure Tour: Hiking Across El Perito Moreno Glacier

Hike El Perito Moreno Glacier on this full-day tour from El Cafate. This trip is a must-do for thrill-seekers and adventure travelers. This 11-hour expedition includes pickup and drop-off at your hotel in El Calafate, a boat ride from Bajo de las Sombras port as well as all the necessary glacier-hiking equipment like crampons and ice axes. A professional local guide ensures your safety and enjoyment.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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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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El Chalten Full-Day Hiking from El Calafate with Lunch

Get ‘wild’ on your visit to El Calafate by enjoying this full-day trek to El Chalten in ‘Los Glaciares’ National Park. Marvel at the rugged peaks of the Andes and Argentino Lake as you drive along the famous Route 40. When you reach El Chalten, you’ll get to enjoy a range of independent or guided hiking trails within this scenic area. A boxed lunch is also included to help fuel the adventure.
  • Duration: 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 90.10
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Full Day Tour to the Torres del Paine National Park

Discover Chilean Patagonia with a full-day tour from El Calafate to Torres del Paine National Park. Cross the border with the assistance of your expert guide, and take in the park’s magnificent scenery of alpine lakes, rugged peaks and jaw-dropping glaciers. See the spectacular Grey Glacier and Grey Lake, and hike to the Salto Grande waterfall. Round-trip transport from your El Calafate hotel and lunch are included.
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 192.00
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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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US$ 370.30
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Perito Moreno Glacier Mini-Trekking Day Trip

Explore Patagonia's rugged beauty, serene lakes, and monumental glaciers on the full-day trip to the Perito Moreno Glacier. Sail from Bajo las Sombras Port across to Brazo Rico, where you'll meet your guide, strap on your crampons, and embark on a mini trek across the glacier. Listen as your guide provides fascinating details of local glaciology, flora, and fauna, before trekking into a nearby Magellanic forest. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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US$ 300.00
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Torres del Paine National Park Day Trip from El Calafate

Explore Torres del Paine National Park in a 17-hour day trip from El Calafate. Meant for travelers in a time crunch, this tour cuts out the need to stay overnight and hits all of the park's landmarks and highlights, including the Salto Grande Waterfall, Cuernos del Paine, Nordenskjold Lake, Sarmiento Lake, and others. Boxed lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels) included.
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 151.00
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Full-Day Perito Moreno Ice Trek from El Calafate

Spend a full day trekking the Perito Moreno Glacier on this tour from El Calafate. Leave the city life behind to explore the glacier's balconies and some hidden corners of the glacier with your expert guide. This is a small-group tour with a maximum of 10 passengers and includes transport by an air-conditioned coach and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full day Tour to Perito Moreno Glacier including Navigation

This is a unique experience which will allow you to spend a magnificent day visiting the most spectacular Glacier! Perito Moreno Glacier! We leave early in the morning from El Calafate and after 80 kms we arrive in the walkaway area in front of the Perito Moreno Glacier. During this morning you will have time to walk around the walkaways which connects different view points through paths and stairs and where you can enjoy different views of this Spectacular Glacier!You will also be sailing for approximately 1 hour through the Rich Branch of Argentino Lake at a distance of 150 meters from the South face of Perito Moreno Glacier!
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day El Chalten

Between its historical sites and its natural beauty, El Chalten has plenty to offer curious visitors. This day trip is an easy way to visit the town and its surroundings: admire views of Cerro Torre and Mount Fitz Roy as you trek to a condor lookout point, historical inn, and panoramic view points. This tour includes a mix of transportation by foot and by vehicle, and includes a sit-down lunch.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 94.00
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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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US$ 150.00
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Calafate 4x4 off road tour

Go off-roading from El Calafate to get some of the most stunning views of Los Glaciares National Park. On this summer tour offered October through April, ride in a 4x4 through Calafate Mountain Park, stopping at the best lookout points over Argentine Lake, Mt. Fitz Roy, Mt. Torre, and more. Ascend back roads to reach the Stone’s Labyrinth rock formations, where you’ll learn about the area’s ancient geology while enjoying a snack and more spectacular Andes vistas.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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BALCONES DE CALAFATE 4X4 OFF ROAD EXCURSION

Traveling by 4x4 gives you the option of getting off-road and exploring parts of the wild Patagonian landscape that would be nearly impossible to access by foot or by car. This tour takes you to an incredible viewpoint at the top of Huyliche Hill that overlooks El Calafate, an alpine lake, and even as far as Fit Roy Mount on a clear day. Other sights you might see along the way include fossils, wild condors, and the Patagonian steppe.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full day Tour to Perito Moreno Glacier including Navigation

This is a unique experience which will allow you to spend a magnificent day visiting the most spectacular Glacier! Perito Moreno Glacier! We leave early in the morning from El Calafate and after 80 kms we arrive in the walkaway area in front of the Perito Moreno Glacier. During this morning you will have time to walk around the walkaways which connects different view points through paths and stairs and where you can enjoy different views of this Spectacular Glacier!You will also be sailing for approximately 1 hour through the Rich Branch of Argentino Lake at a distance of 150 meters from the South face of Perito Moreno Glacier!
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 95.00
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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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US$ 106.00
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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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4-Day Tour of El Calafate and Los Glaciares National Park

Discover Ice Age history, modern Patagonian culture, and some of Argentina's most stunning scenery on a 3-night tour of El Calafate and Los Glaciares National Park. Ice trek across the ancient Perito Moreno glacier, sail past Upsala Glacier on the icy waters of Lake Argentino, and ride a 4x4 to a lookout above the city of El Calafate. You'll also have lunch and learn about the local wool industry at a traditional Patagonian 'estancia,' or ranch, on this immersive tour near the ends of the earth.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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US$ 1,191.00
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Nibepo Aike Ranch with optional Horseback Riding from el Calafate

Spend a full day in Estancia Nibepo Aike in Los Glaciares National Park on this tour from El Calafate. Go on a 3-hour horseback riding expedition, marvel at the rugged natural scenery, and enjoy a local lunch. Pickup and drop-off at select hotels in El Calafate provided.
  • Duration: 6 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 127.00
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Minitrekking Excursion

Trekking on a glacier is a big adventure, but it doesn’t need to take up precious planning time or cause any stress. This guided tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier area in Los Glaciares National Park takes you on a hassle-free hike across some of Patagonia’s most stunning glaciers. All necessary equipment is included, plus your guides provide information about the area’s history and culture as you go.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 227.00
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El Calafate Downhill Mountain Biking Adventure

Hit Mt Huyliche’s downhill trails on a four-hour mountain biking adventure. Leave from El Calafate and take a chairlift to the top of the mountain, then set out on an exhiliarating 8-mile (13-km) bicycling ride to the bottom. The descent includes plenty of stops for thirst quenching and photo ops, as well as the opportunity for your tour guide to point out sights like the Andes and Argentino Lake that you’ll be see seeing en route. You don’t have to be an expert cyclist to participate, but being bicycle savvy helps.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 480.00
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5-Days Adventure Trip in El Calafate

Planning a comprehensive 5-day adventure through Patagonia and the surrounding wilderness may be a daunting prospect, but by booking this tour with all details arranged in advance, you can relax and enjoy. With a guide in the lead and all transportation provided, you'll visit the area highlights such as Estancia Cristina, El Chalten, and Perito Moreno Glacier. Trekking and rafting excursions are included and planned in advance, as well as nightly accommodations and some meals.
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Duration: 5 days
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US$ 1,585.00
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Boat Trip on the Ice Rivers of the Perito Moreno Glacier

Discover the Upsala Glacier and the icebergs of southern Patagonia on a day trip from El Calafate. Head to Punta Bandera Port, where you'll set sail through Lake Argentino’s northern arm. Observe the Seco and Spegazzini Glaciers as you sail back to port. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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US$ 210.00
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Calafate and Ice Hiking

Spend 03 days at the edge of the Patagonian steppe and lakeshore is El Calafate. Located at the gateway to Los Glaciares National Park, this breathtakingly beautiful area was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981. Within the 600,000-acre park are some of Patagonia’s most important places, such as the Perito Moreno and Upsala glaciers, and Cerro Fitz Roy. El Calafate is 80km from the national park and acts as a base from which the majority of the region’s activities are accessed. Trips to more remote places like El Chalten, and even the Torres del Paine National Park in Chile are all possible from El Calafate. El Calafate’s tourism infrastructure is ideal, with the city offering a variety of hotels, local cuisine and transport services.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 490.00
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Pioneros Navigation and Trekking Tour from El Calafate

The Perito Moreno Glacier is one of Patagonia’s most spectacular natural landmarks, but the landscapes that surround it are equally interesting. Gain a comprehensive overview of El Calafate’s cultural and natural gems on this 10-hour tour, which includes a boat ride on Lago Argentino. Feast on Argentinian delicacies at the Nibepo Aike Estancia ranch, enjoy a gentle hike through a beech forest, and marvel at the magnificent Perito Moreno Glacier from a variety of viewing platforms. Lunch, refreshments, and hotel pickup and drop-off in El Calafate are included.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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