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Minitreking on the Perito Moreno Glacier

Minitreking on the Perito Moreno Glacier

Enjoy the Glacier from inside! This tour is a unique experience where you’ll walk over the ancient ice fields of the Perito Moreno, the most famous glacier.

This is the most complete tour to visit the Perito Moreno glacier as it includes the trekking on the ice, a short sailing by the south wall of the glacier and a tour in the runways (if you book it with transfer from your hotel included).

  • Only for people between 10 and 65 years, without exception.

    If you book the tour with transfer, it begins when we pick you up at your hotel in El Calafate to the National Park Los Glaciares. After we arrive to the port “Bajo de las Sombras” we embark towards the south east cost of the “Rico” arm of the Argentinean Lake. After navigating for 20 minutes, we will arrive at the south side of the glacier where a mountain guide will accompany us in our excursion.
    After a short talk about the details of the excursion in the refuge we will start our walk.
    First, we will walk along a forest of lengas and ñires, and then along the shore of the lake until we reach the ice.
    We will reach a place were the guide will explain how to walk on the ice and the guides will teach how to use the crampons.
    The walk will take 2 hours approximately. In the end we will returned to the refuge and we will sail back to the port.
    From there we will go to the footbridge of the glacier Perito Moreno where you will have enough time to walk in front of the glacier and enjoy it.

  • Frecuencia: Daily, not suspended by rain. From August 1st to May 31st.
    Duration: Full day excursion. To perform this activity in regular service to note that the tour starts early in the morning and you must be the night before in El Calafate. It is always recommended to book the tour when the date is desired and the hotel where you will stay, to secure their places have defined. It is generally not advisable to book once on arrival since it can not guarantee availability for the next day arrival.
    Difficulty: this tour because of the degree of difficulty of effort and is only suitable for people between 10 and 65 years, WITHOUT EXCEPTION.
    Due to the degree of effort and difficulty that this excursion presents, is NOT allowed for; pregnant women, people with overweight, some type of disability, or health problems; people who have illnesses at risk of deterioration functional or organic while driving, and people with disabling diseases in relation to coordination and motor skills.
    Included: Bilingual Mountain Guide, Navigation, Glacier Ice Trekking and one hour in balconies Perito Moreno Glacier (if you book it with transfer from your hotel included).
    Not included:  Entrance to Glacier National Park or lunch or extras of any kind. Tickets to the park are paid the same income, cash only. Transfer service from your hotel. If you need this services  indicate number of passengers in the optional "Transfer to and from the hotel per person". The following, hotels are not included in the tour. . If you are a passenger on any of them, shall report to the office of Av. Del Libertador 935. (center) at the time of pick up, you have given the evening before your tour.
    Hosteria Austral - Hostel Patagonia - Hotel Shilling - Hotel La Loma - Apart Chalten - Hotel Amado - Apart Libertador - Lodging Alejandra - Oregon - The Shepherd and Cabins Camping Santa Monica. 
    What to wear? Comfortable and warm clothes, waterproof jacket or windbreaker, cordoned sports shoes or hiking boots. Not allowed rubber boots, apres ski or high heels. Sunglasses, sunscreen, gloves, hat for sun or warm to cold case. Lunch: Bring picnic and bottle of water .


  • You can hire ON LINE by making a quote
    For this we have a form in each activity which must complete, entering your email address, the date of the excursion and select the drop-down menu the number of passengers and if necessary to deploy and indicate the number of passengers in the additional Depending on the package to be contracted, then press DRAFT so that the report of the selected value.

    By agreeing to the quote complete the required data and continue pressing the button that says RESERVE NOW, select the payment method to then load the data of your credit card and make the payment that ends the operation. Within the next 48 hours * we will process your reservations and send the corresponding checks with the necessary indications to consider the day of service delivery.

    For the payment through the deposit or the bank transfer from Argentina you must proceed in the same way making the quotation and then in the selection of means of payment select Bank Transfer, made the payment send a scanned copy or the photo of the voucher for the total of the package Indicating name and surname to the following address reservas@calafatexcursiones.com

    * Dentro de las 48 Horas hábiles.

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