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El Calafate & The Glaciers: 3 day (Patagonia, Argentina)

Experience the fascinating world of Los Glaciares National Park — home of the Perito Moreno Glacier! Spend 3 days learning about the still-advancing glacier and explore the Patagonian town El Calafate in Argentina.

USD $295.00USD $580.00

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Discover Perito Moreno Glacier and El Calafate on this 3-day experience

One of the only glaciers in the world that is still advancing, Perito Moreno is a rare and powerful spectacle found in Patagonia. Located just 80km from El Calafate in Argentina, travel to the icy giant with a local guide and hear the massive glacier rumble like thunder as blocks of ice rupture and float away as icebergs in Lake Argentina.

Get up close to the imposing 250km of ice with a boat cruise, and snap stunning photos of the glacier along a boardwalk with an impressive view. This tour includes ample time to explore the unique Patagonian city of El Calafate and learn all about one of most impressive glaciers in the world.

Highlights

  • Wander the bustling streets of El Calafate, a town in southern Argentina that serves as a gateway to the spectacular glaciers in Los Glaciers National Park
  • Perito Moreno Glacier tour with a local, bilingual guide
  • Take a boat ride on Lake Argentina and get close to the icy giant, Perito Moreno

Itinerary

Day 1 : Travel to Patagonia & explore El Calafate

The tour begins with a shared transfer to the hotel in El Calafate. Known as the gateway to Patagonia’s incredible glaciers, El Calafate is located in Argentine Patagonian on the border of Lago Argentino (Argentina’s biggest lake).

You’ll have the full afternoon and evening to explore this southern town. It also may be possible to trek 1km to Laguna Nimez for a beautiful Patagonian sunset.

Day 2 : Discover the incredible Perito Moreno Glacier

On a full-day excursion to Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciers National Park, a bilingual guide will provide you with information about the growing ice mass, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

When you reach the park, you will have plenty of time to enjoy stunning views of the glacier from the nearby walking trail and viewing platforms. Next, you’ll board a boat cruise that will take you up close to the towering ice walls of the glacier. After a long day soaking in the splendor the national park, the group will return to the hotel in El Calafate for the evening.

Day 3 : Transfer from El Calafate

At your desired time, you will be transferred to the airport or bus terminal.

What’s Included

  • Transfers mentioned in the itinerary
  • 2 nights accommodation in El Calafate
  • Perito Moreno Glacier tour and cruise
  • Daily breakfast and all meals on the 2nd day
  • Bilingual local guides (English / Spanish)

What’s Not Included

  • Los Glaciares National Park entrance fee: USD 30 (must be paid in Argentinean pesos and cash)
  • International or domestic flights
  • Travel / Medical Insurance – to get a free quote please follow this link: World Nomads

Important Notes

  • Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights
  • The Perito Moreno Glacier trekking tour is available from September – April
  • Prices are per person, based on 2 people in double occupancy rooms. Single rates are available on request.
  • Flights are not included in the price, but can be arranged on request.

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