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Big Ice on the Perito Moreno Glacier

Big Ice on the Perito Moreno Glacier

Journey to the Center of the Glacier. This tour is the best way for adventure seeking travelers to visit the spectacular Glacier.

Physically demanding excursion whose main difference with the Minitrekking tour is that it includes a 3.30 hours walk on the ice, allowing you to get to the center of the Perito Moreno Glacier.

  • Only for people between 18 and 50 years, without exception.

    If you book the tour with transfer included, we leave from 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 the guides are waiting and they will be with us during the excursion.
    After a short talk in the refuge to coordinate the excursion, the long walk starts which takes approximately one hour until we reach a place where you can get on the ice.
    The trekking on the ice takes approximately 3 hours. During that period we will have a picnic of half an hour on the ice.
    Afterwards we will go back to the refuge and then return to El Calafate.
    This is a full day excursion.
    Tour of physical demand. Suitable only for people between 18 and 45 years old in
    good health. Not suitable for pregnant women.

  • Frecuencia: Daily, not suspended by rain. From mid September up to end of April.
    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 physically demanding and difficult terrain is only suitable for people aged 18 and 50 years of age (WITHOUT EXCEPTION) and having an acceptable physical condition, considering that walk around 7 hours total between ice and forest. 
    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 half 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? Clothing: Waterproof jacket, comfortable and warm clothes, long and waterproof pants, hiking boots, backpack (40 liters Approx.), Sunglasses, sunscreen, gloves, hat. 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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