Full-Day Tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier including Boat Safari

Full-Day Tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier including Boat Safari

Be seduced by the fascinating landscape of the Perito Moreno glacier on this full-day tour from El Calafate. Admire the mesmerizing beauty of the spiky glacier walls, its crevasses and the immensity of its ice formations while touring this renowned national park. Enjoy a 1-hour boat ride to get a different perspective of this natural wonder that rises 240 feet above Argentino Lake. On this tour, you’ll also learn about the general glaciology of the region, as well as the formation of an ice bridge, a particular phenomenon that happens every few years in the Perito Moreno Glacier.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia

After pick-up at your hotel in El Calafate, you will go on a scenic drive to Los Glaciares National Park. As you drive bordering the southern shore of 'Argentine Lake' and along the Patagonian steppe for 40 km (25 miles), your guide will provide some relevant information about the park which houses the majestic Perito Moreno Glacier. On the way, take some pictures at the 'Curve of Sighs', and you will discover the meaning of its name...

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, Avenida Del Libertador 1302, El Calafate Z9405AHY Argentina

Upon arrival at Los Glaciares National Park, you will purchase your entrance tickets. This National Park has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981 when its almost 200 glaciers were discovered. Half of the park is occupied by the Patagonian ice field, the second-largest ice field after Antarctica.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Pasarelas Perito Moreno, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, El Calafate 9405 Argentina

Following up, your guide will explain the different walkways of the park so that you can tour them according to your interest. The walkways allow visitors having access to various viewing balconies that showcase the glacier from different angles, permitting visitors to enjoy this incredible natural show. You will be amazed not only by the impressive glacier but also by the typical tree vegetation of the Andean Patagonian forest. You will start the adventure from the main balcony and then walk freely for approximately 3 hours on the footbridges until the meeting time agreed with the guide.

For lunchtime, the National Park offers a service area with a restaurant and a snack bar (lunch not included)

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Lago Argentino, El Calafate Argentina

For a different perspective of this impressive glacier, you will take a 1-hour boat ride through Rico Branch of Lago Argentino. Watch closely to see slabs of ice detach from the glacier and slide into the surrounding lake. As you sail along the massive glacier wall that rises 240 feet above Argentino lake and in between floating icebergs, your guide will continue to provide information about this natural wonder.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mirador VELO de NOVIA, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina

To further add to your experience and once the navigation ends, you will make a stop at this magical lookout point called 'Velo de Novia' or 'Bridal Veil'.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia

After you finish exploring the park, relax on the returning drive to El Calafate, where your full-day tour will conclude in the early evening, at approximately 5 p.m.

**Schedules and the order of the visited attractions/activities may vary, according to the guide's evaluation, weather and the characteristics of the group.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Important: Passport name, number, nationality and date of birth are required at time of booking for all participants."
"Children: Travelers MUST provide a copy/attachment of children passport if they are under 15 years old. All children must occupy a seat."
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"Infant seats: Available for children from 3 up to 5 years old when requested in advance, subject to availability"
"Please bring: Warm clothing, waterproof jacket, gloves, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, comfortable footwear and clothing. You can bring refreshments."
"Inside the National Park, there is a cafeteria where you can buy snacks or have lunch. Also, you can take your own box lunch."
"Most travelers can participate"
"A moderate amount of stairs involved"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Such measures shall be subject to the official protocol and may be amended or supplemented."



Hora de Inicio: 9:00 AM
Duración: 7 To 9 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up from hotels in El Calafate is included. Pick-up time from your hotel will be between 9:00 and 9:30 a.m.

If your hotel is NOT listed, please provide your hotel name when booking in the 'Special Requirements' box. If you are staying at an Airbnb/bungalow/apartment, please let us know and we will inform a meeting point for pick-up. You MUST give your personal phone number so that we can reach you if needed.

Pick-up not included on hotels located in the outskirts of the city, such as ‘El Galpon del Glaciar’, ‘Eolo’, ‘Estancia Nibepo Aike’, etc. In this case, the traveller must pay an extra cost for the transfer to the city centre.

Transfer from El Calafate Airport/Bus Station to your Hotel in Calafate available with extra cost. Please ask at the moment of booking.


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

Incluye

  • Professional Bilingual Guide
  • Boat ride
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

No Incluye

  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees (around USD 17.00) payable only in cash and local currency
  • Entry/Admission - Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

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