MINITREKKING ON THE PERITO MORENO GLACIER – FULL DAY
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeAdventure, Budget, Charming, Classic, Falls, Family-friendly, Forest, Glaciers, Ice Trekking, Lake, Mountain, National Park, Quiet, Romantic, Rural, Seaside, Trekking, Trendy, Walking Tour
Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Medium Group
The excurtion begins at Bajo Las Sombras Pier where you will sail for 20 minutes so you can reach the opposite shore of Brazo Rico where you will start descending.
After disimbark, you will start walking along the shore of the lake to the Perito Moreno Glacier. When you reach the Río Moreno Fall you will start walking on the Glacier with the help of picks and crampons. You can appreciate a variety of ice formations such as: cracks, seracs, sinks, small lagoons, etc. You will receive explanations about the flora, fauna and general Glaciology from the region and the particular phenomenon of Glacier breaking.
In the end, you will come back to the refuge going though a magellanic woods, so you can take lunch watching a beautiful view. We recommendo you to take a lunch box.
After lunch, you will return to the Pier, where a bus will be waiting so it can take you to the Mirador del Glaciar and its gateaways, where you can stay for an hour. Return to El Calafate.
Duration: 10 hours.
-Regular tour departs available everyday from August 1 st, to May 30, pick up time around 07.00 to 08.00 am.
-Private tour departure schedule is coordinated previously with the passenger depending on their availability.
Restrictions: 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. Age: Between 10 and 65 years old.
- Pick up and Drop Off at your hotel;
- English Speaking guide.
- Entrence fee National Park Los Glaciares;