3-Day Tour of El Calafate and the Glaciers
  • 3-Day Tour of El Calafate and the Glaciers

    Visit the southern arm of Lake Argentino and Los Glaciares National Park on a three day tour from El Calafate. Your second day starts at El Calafate where you'll travel approximately 52 miles (85km) to the Rico Arm of the Lake to explore the paths and lookout points of Perito Moreno Glacier. This tour provides an excellent family retreat into the natural wonders Argentina has to offer!

    Itinerary

    Day 1: El Calafate

    Stop At: El Calafate Airport, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
    Upon arrival at El Calafate Airport, you’ll be transported to your hotel (shared service).
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: El Calafate, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
    After check-in, you have the rest of the day free to explore local shops and restaurants around town, or venture outside El Calafate to surrounding areas like Laguna Nimez, where you’ll see a beautiful sunset (the front desk personnel at your hotel can give you information on transportation, hiking and more).
    Duration: 6 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a hotel of your chosen category in El Calafate

    Day 2: El Calafate - Full-Day Perito Moreno Glacier with Boat Tour Included

    Stop At: Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, Avenida Del Libertador 1302, El Calafate Z9405AHY Argentina
    After pickup at your hotel in Calafate, you will go on a scenic drive to Los Glaciares National Park (shared service). As you ride 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.
    Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

    Stop At: Perito Moreno Glacier, Los Glaciares National Park Argentina
    Upon arrival at Los Glaciares National Park, your guide will explain the different walkway options so that you can tour them at your own pace. The National Park features a system of walkways that allows visitors to have access to various viewing balconies that showcase the glacier from different angles. After roaming through the walkways, you will meet with your guide at the specified time to go on a boat ride. (Please note that depending on your navigation departure time you may sail first and visit the walkways afterwards).
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Lago Argentino, El Calafate Argentina
    For a totally 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. 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.

    **OPTIONAL: If you would prefer to upgrade your tour to include the Mini-Trekking or Big Ice excursions, both of which allow you to hike the glacier, please write it down in the special requirements box (while booking) and we’ll quote it for you.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a hotel of your chosen category in El Calafate

    Day 3: El Calafate

    Stop At: El Calafate Airport, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
    Today is a free day to do as you wish. At the appropriate time, you’ll be driven to El Calafate airport (shared service). Please make sure to keep your passport handy!

    NOTES: Our itinerary is pretty flexible so if you need to add any extra tours or extra nights at the mentioned destinations we can quote them for you. Just make sure to let us know in advance using the special requirements box while booking.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
    "IMPORTANT: Passport name, number, nationality and date of birth are required at the time of booking for all participants"
    "Hotel accommodation categories are based on service and comfort standards, not star ratings."
    "Not wheelchair accessible"
    "Near public transportation"
    "Most travelers can participate"
    "All special requirements must be advised at the time of booking. Extra tours and extra nights can be added to the original itinerary when requested in advance."
    "Please bring: a waterproof or warm jacket, beanie, scarf, gloves, long sleeve shirts, warm socks & pants, comfortable walking shoes and sunglasses."
    "This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers"



    Hora de Inicio
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
    Hostel
    11/1/2019 - 4/30/2020
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    11/1/2020 - 4/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Inn-Style Hotel 11/1/2019 - 4/30/2020
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    11/1/2020 - 4/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Superior-Style Hotel 11/1/2019 - 4/30/2020
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    11/1/2020 - 4/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Comfort-Style Hotel 11/1/2019 - 4/30/2020
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    11/1/2020 - 4/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM

    • Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered

      Airports

      • El Calafate Argentina



    • Duración: 3 days
    • Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Incluye

    • 2x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • English- and Spanish-speaking guide
    • Round-trip airport transfers
    • Safari Nautico navigation during the excursion

    No Incluye

    • International or Domestic Flights
    • Entrance fee to Los Glaciares National Park (US$20 per person)
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Optional tours & Tips
    • Entry/Admission - El Calafate Airport
    • Entry/Admission - El Calafate
    • Entry/Admission - Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
    • Entry/Admission - Perito Moreno Glacier
    • Entry/Admission - Lago Argentino
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