General

Would you like to enjoy one of the most fun activities in El Calafate? Dare to do a minitrekking on the Perito Moreno Glacier!

The trip begins with a car drive from your hotel to the Bajo de las Sombras port, where you will board the boat to cross the Rico Lake. On the opposite shore, your mountain guide will host you and walk through the forest until you reach the glacier. At this point, you will put your crampons on and you’ll be ready to start your walk on the glacier. While trekking on the glacier, you will learn about the ice formations, the flora, fauna and glaciology of the region; and especially about the phenomenon of glacier rupture.

The trek which will end with a toast with glacier ice!

You will return to the refugee through the Magellanic forest and from there, cross the Rich Arm of Lago Argentino to sail overlooking the glacier. You can also enjoy the view of Perito Moreno from the walkways.

Tour Duration: Full-day (10 hours)

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Observations

Restrictions: Due to the physical demand and difficulty of the terrain, this excursion is only suitable for people in between 10 and 64 years of age.  Overweight people should not participate, those exceeding the following criteria shall be considered: weight in kg greater than twice the height in cms minus 100 (for example for a height of 1,70 m: 170 minus 100 = 70 x 2 = 140); pregnant women; persons with any degree or type of physical or mental disability affecting their care, walking and / or coordination, persons suffering from central or peripheral cardiovascular disease, their cardiac or vascular capacities are impaired, or using stents, pacemakers or other prostheses; (eg, anticoagulants, grade III varices - those that are thick and multiple - cardiac arrhythmias), people suffering from diseases that cause respiratory disabilities (COPD, asthma, emphysema, etc.).

Price Includes:

* Regular car/van transfer hotel in downtown Calafate in / out port * English speaking hiking guide * Navigation * 2-hours trekking * Insurance 

Price does not include - Extra Charges

* National park entrance fee * Ugrade to private transfer in /out port * Meals are not included

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Payment Policy

Full payment 30 days prior to the excursion date.

Payment Method

Credit card, Check or Bank Wire Transfer.

Cancellation Policy

Refundable when cancelling 15 days in advance.