• Location: El Calafate, Argentina
  • Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
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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!

Highlights

  • Full day guided trip to Perito Moreno Glacier from El Calafate
  • Explore the paths and lookout points of Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Visit the famous glaciers in the Parque Nacional los Glaciares
  • Complimentary pickup and drop off from most El Calafate hotels
  • Enjoy a 1-hour boat ride

What You Can Expect

Full Day Tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier

Full Day Tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier

Perito Moreno Glacier has become a favorite Patagonian destination thanks to its impressive expanse, accessibility and continuous movement. Your icy adventure begins with pickup at your El Calafate hotel and a scenic drive to Los Glaciares National Park, so named for the abundance of glaciers found here, including Upsalla, Onelli and Spegazzini. 

Let your guide handle the driving while you soak up the splendor of Lago Argentino framed by majestic peaks and icy islands. Stretch your legs and take an easy hike along park pathways for diverse views of Perito Moreno’s 200-foot-(60-meter)-high, blue-tinged walls. Watch closely to see giant slabs of ice detach from the glacier and slide into the surrounding lagoon. Loud cracking noises are sure to alert you to any movement!

For another perspective, enjoy a 1-hour cruise through the lagoon in front of Perito Moreno. Sail along the massive glacier wall and in between floating icebergs for an awe-inspiring watery perspective on this natural wonder.

After exploring the park, relax on the return drive to El Calafate, where your 9-hour tour concludes in the early evening.

Customer Reviews

Jan S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

A must see while in Patagonia!

kanga_9

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Nadia was an amazing tour guide, so informative and lovely - she made the day very special and really took the time to speak to all in the group, nothing was too much and at the end of the tour she gave us some chocolates and local liquor. I would definitely recommend this trip, really enjoyed it and learnt so much!

sheila_alice_george

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

A good trip. The national park have done an excellent job in how easy it is to view the glacier. Good guide and driver.

Belinda C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This tour was amazing!

Morten T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Amazing trip, would do it again!

Patrice d

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Such a great tour! Plenty of time to appreciate the glacier - one of the most spectacular scene ever seen on my travels. Excellent driver-guide team, even providing a shot of calafate liqueur! Make sure you bring Argentinian pesos not USD for entrance to park Viator says differently.

Luke R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Gets the job done. Hands off guide but he let us explore so Ill take it.

Catriona D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

I was picked up on the dot at the time Id been given in the morning. The bus journey from El Calafate to the glacier was pretty quick, and our guide was very informative, in both English and Spanish. Both the boat and walkway sections of the visit offered amazing views of the glacier, and provided excellent photo opportunities.

John M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

The trip to Perito Moreno was a fantastic day. Our guide spoke excellent English and helped us to make the most of the bus ride, the boat trip on the lake and the walkways along the face of the glacier. It was definitely worth the cost.

Matthew H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

It was a great tour. The boat was comfortable and the crew were knowledgeable and friendly. They spent a lot of time at the major spots and it was a perfect time.

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