Calafate: Experience All Glaciers

Calafate: Experience All Glaciers

From the Hotel to Punta Bandera port, 50 km approx. from El Calafate, where we embark. Once on board we will sail through the North Arm of Lake Argentino until we reach the Upsala Channel, where we will find a spectacular Iceberg Barrier, and if the location of the icebergs allows us, we will be able to get near the glacier´s wall. Afterwards we will navigate the Spegazzini Channel, where we will observe the Seco Glacier to reach the front of the Spegazzini Glacier, the highest in the National Park, We continue sailling until the disembark point in front of Spegazzini Glacier, at the mountain shelter, to spend there one hour and a half. There is a short pathway to walk along the forest, and time to enjoy the mountain and the glacier from the shore of the lake, it offers a privileged panoramic view. Is accessible, and low complexity.
Duration: 10 hours, from 07.15 to 17.00.
The entrance fee to National Park is not included.
Our suggestion: Take a lunch box to have a meal during the tour

Itinerary
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Pass By: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia

El Calafate, llamado popularmente «Calafate», es una ciudad ubicada en la ribera meridional del lago Argentino, en la región de la Patagonia, en la provincia de Santa Cruz, Argentina, a unos 80 km del glaciar Perito Moreno. Es la cabecera del departamento Lago Argentino.

Stop At: Los Glaciares National Park, Los Glaciares National Park, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia

EL CALAFATE, popularly called "Calafate", is a city located on the southern shore of Lake Argentino, in the Patagonia region, in the province of Santa Cruz, Argentina, about 80 km from the Perito Moreno glacier. It is the head of the Lago Argentino department. By 2012, El Calafate is one of the three main cities in the province of Santa Cruz, ranking third for its population, behind the cities of Río Gallegos and Caleta Olivia. It is located about 320 km northwest of the provincial capital, Río Gallegos. It owes its notoriety for being the gateway to the Los Glaciares national park, which has tourist attractions such as the Perito Moreno glacier, the Upsala glacier, and the Fitz Roy hill, among others, all typical of the eastern region of the Patagonian ice field. South and bordering the Torres del Paine National Park of Chile.

Duration: 8 hours

Pass By: Lago Argentino, El Calafate Argentina

From the Hotel to Punta Bandera port, 50 km approx. from El Calafate, where we embark. Once on board we will sail through the North Arm of Lake Argentino until we reach the Upsala Channel, where we will find a spectacular Iceberg Barrier, and if the location of the icebergs allows us, we will be able to get near the glacier´s wall.

Stop At: Glaciar Spegazzini, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, Los Glaciares National Park Argentina

Afterwards we will navigate the Spegazzini Channel, where we will observe the Seco Glacier to reach the front of the Spegazzini Glacier, the highest in the National Park, We continue sailling until the disembark point in front of Spegazzini Glacier, at the mountain shelter, to spend there one hour and a half.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Rios de Hielo, El Calafate Argentina

NAVIGATING THE GLACIERS

Land transfer from the Hotel to Puerto Bandera, boarding place.

Once on board we will navigate through the North Arm of the Argentino Lake until we reach the Upsala Channel, there, if the location of the icebergs allows it, we will approach the Glacier wall.

Then we will sail the Canal Spegazzini, where we can see the Seco Glacier, until we reach the Spegazzini Glacier, the highest in the National Park.

Return to Puerto Bandera.

Land transfer from Puerto Bandera to El Calafate.

Pass By: Upsala Glacier, El Calafate Argentina

From the Hotel to Punta Bandera port, 50 km approx. from El Calafate, where we embark. Once on board we will sail through the North Arm of Lake Argentino until we reach the Upsala Channel, where we will find a spectacular Iceberg Barrier, and if the location of the icebergs allows us, we will be able to get near the glacier´s wall.



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Once on board we will sail through the North Arm of Lake Argentino until we reach the Upsala Channel, where we will find a spectacular Iceberg Barrier, and if the location of the icebergs allows us, we will be able to get near the glacier´s wall."
"Afterwards we will navigate the Spegazzini Channel, where we will observe the Seco Glacier to reach the front of the Spegazzini Glacier, the highest in the National Park"
"We continue sailling until the disembark point in front of Spegazzini Glacier, at the mountain shelter, to spend there one hour and a half. There is a short pathway to walk along the forest, and time to enjoy the mountain and the glacier from the shore of the lake, it offers a privileged panoramic view. Is accessible, and low complexity."
"Most travelers can participate"
"Duration: 10 hours, from 07.15 to 17.00."
"The entrance fee to National Park is not included."
"Our suggestion: Take a lunch box to have a meal during the tour"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 120 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"



Hora de Inicio: 7:00 AM
Duración: 10 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up travelers to all hotels located at the center of calafate city


Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluye

  • Pick up and drop off to all hotels located at downtown Calafate area
  • 9 hours navigation though all glaciars of Rios de hielo with some stops to walk the forest
  • disembark point in front of Spegazzini Glacier
  • We can have lunch at the Shelter, visit the shop, or enjoy the beautiful landscape.
  • Those who like trekking can follow the path towards the mountain
  • trekking path that goes through a wooded trail, full of natural viewpoints and incredible views

No Incluye

  • National Parque entrance fee
  • Lunch - but you can aquire lunch on board

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