Perito Moreno Glacier big ice tour

El Calafate, Argentina
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English, Spanish
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What To Expect

This excursion begins in the embarking pier located in “Bajo de las Sombras” port, about 6 km before the glacier Balconies, where you embark for a 10 minutes navigation across the Rico Arm, enjoying breathtaking views of the Perito Moreno glacier’s front walls. After checking the gear, you get ready, pick up the crampons and walk following the lateral moraine, for an hour and a half, until reaching the access to the glacier. After fitting harnesses and crampons on your footwear, you start the ice trekking. During the walk, you will be introduced to a number of features within the ice, huge moulins, crevasses, caves, and above all the special feeling of exploring the middle of the ice. Expert bilingual mountain guides will always lead you. You will hike for about 3 hours and a half, and spend some time having lunch somewhere on the ice. Back on the moraine, you start the descent back to the port, to take the boat and navigate for 20 minutes, very close to the southern wall.

What to remember

Important info

  • This tour does not operate April 01st - August 09th
  • This tour is subject to weather conditions. In the unlikely event of a cancellation due to weather, an alternative will be offered or a refund will be provided
  • Sport shoes or trekking boots with warm wool or cotton socks are highly recommended
  • Please contact the local operator to provide passport information for each passenger (name, passport number, nationality, and date of birth). You will find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • You should bring your lunch box
  • The tour is only available to those between 18 and 50 years old
  • This excursion, due to the degree of effort and difficulty that presents, is not advisable for pregnant women, those who are not in good physical condition or have a disability that would limit their movement
Hotel pick-up/drop-off from hotels in El Calafate. Harnesses and crampons. Guided hike on Perito Moreno Glacier. An English/Spanish speaking expert guide
National park entrance fee. Food and beverages (you should bring your lunch box)
Know Before You Go

Explore the core of the Perito Moreno Glacier. Ice trek across one of the most expansive glaciers in the world. Discover the Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, UNESCO Jewels. Guided hike on Perito Moreno Glacier

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Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day in advance
Meeting Point

Pick-up at your hotel