Cerro Frias Tour

Tours outdoors en El Calafate

Availability: 01/10 al 30/04


Cerro Frias
El Calafate tours and activities

After hotel pick up we drive passangers to Cerro Frias, located at 22 kiloemters from EL Calafate and the guides will separate groups depending wich activity you already choose: 4x4 trial or Tirolesa-Zip line or Horseback riding or trekking.

 

.Season: From october to april
.Departures: Daily
.Morning and afternoon departures.
.Pick up place: passangers hotel
Departures and returns:
.09:00 AM to 02.00 Pm include lunch
.09:00 AM to 02.00 PM include snack 
.03.00 PM  to 05:30 PM include snack 
.05:00 PM to  08:30 PM  include  snack (Avalilable  December, january and february)
.Dificultty: Moderate. Only for people between 10 and 65 years old.
.Physical Requirements: Passanger’s  with heart problems or physical mobility and pregnant women are not allowed.
.Outfit: Sport shoes or trekking boots. Rubber and apres ski boots, as well as high heel shoes are not allowed. Comfortable sports wear, long trousers,warm sweater or pile, water or windproof jacket, sun glasses, sun block, gloves..
.Weather: Like all activity in the nature "all times" informed about duration of activities are approximate and depend largely on climatic factors always prioritizing comfort, safety and enjoyment of our customers

 

4x4 off road

The 4X4 ride starts with a climb of the east slope, with views to the Lago Argentino’s main sector, reaching the first natural viewpoint at 450 meters high.

 The itinerary is resumed, with views to the Devil’s Mouth and the Avellaneda Peninsula, reaching the 1030 meters. From the top, the Fitz Roy Mountain 

(200 km to the north) can be seen as well as the Macizo de Paine (Chile).

The panoramic view from the Cerro Frías offers and interesting geographic introduction to the region and its charm, from the top all the mountain range’s peaks can be seen as well as the National Park borders and the historic landmarks from different explorers. 

Descent is performed through the southern slope, with view to the Centinela Valley up to the base where the farm shed is located. 

Limitations: This activity has no limitations; it may be performed by people of all ages and in different physical shape. 

 

.Tirolesa/ Zip Line

The zip line activity consists in gliding along a sheave and cable lines system.

The zip lines are located at the Cerro Frias’ southern slope and zigzag over a lower valley. 

After providing the mountain equipment necessary to perform the activity (harness, helmets and carabiners), the circuit begins by ascending in a full  traction vehicle up to 540 meters high, where the first platform is located. From there, the descent begins through 5 cable lines, each of approximately  500 meters long, hung at a maximum altitude of 100 meters. With its 2500 meters long, the Cerro Frias’ zip line is the longest in South America. 

 

.Limitations: The activity may be performed by people 6 years old and up, in good physical shape. Maximum weight: 110 KG. This activity is NOT AVAILABLE  for pregnant women, people who suffer organic or functional risk diseases, people suffering from cardiac diseases or motor impairment. This activity is  not recommended for people with balance problems, asthma, disabilities, neck, shoulder or spinal cord problems. CERRO FRIAS reserves the right of admission due to safety reasons. If any person does not follow the safety guidelines that the staff indicates, he or she may be asked to leave the activity. 

 

.The activity schedule is subject to change according to weather conditions. 

 

.Horseback riding

Cerro Frías offers a horseback ride at a calmed pace, suitable for beginners and which reveals the beauty and tranquility surrounding. 

The stables are located a few meters away from the farm shed and from there, the outing begins, performed circularly and reaching 600 meters high. 

Cerro Frias’ southern slope presents views to admire, facing the Centinela Valley and the Lago Argentino’s Rico branch. As the horse climbs, height reveals views of the Lago Argentino, El Calafate and Torres del Paine.

Along the itinerary it is possible to come across wild and farm animals, which amuse the route until riders return to the pen. 

 

.Limitations: The activity may be performed by people 6 years old and up, in good physical shape. This activity is NOT AVAILABLE for pregnant women, people who suffer organic or functional risk diseases, people suffering from cardiac diseases or motor impairment. This activity is not recommended for people with balance problems, asthma, disabilities, neck, shoulder or spinal cord problems. CERRO FRIAS reserves the right of admission due to safety reasons. 

 

.The activity schedule is subject to change according to weather conditions.

 

Trekking

From the Cerro Frias’ farm shed, several different trails start that adapt to the needs and shapes from our visitors. Trekking through the mountain’s southern slope, many panoramic points are reached that allow views of the Centinela Valley, Lago Argentino, the Lago Argentino’s Rico branch and the Torres del Paine. 

The landscape combines steppe and lenga trees forests that host different types of plants and animals ready to be discovered by the adventurous’ clever eyes. 

.Limitations: The activity may be performed by people 6 years old and up, in good physical shape. This activity is NOT AVAILABLE for people who suffer organic or functional risk diseases, people suffering from cardiac diseases or motor impairment. This activity is not recommended for people with balance problems,  asthma, disabilities, neck, shoulder or spinal cord problems. CERRO FRIAS reserves the right of admission due to safety reasons. 

 

.The activity schedule is subject to change according to weather conditions.


 

.Transportation to Cerro Frias and return to your hotel in El Calafate.

.Activity in Cerro Frias.

.Snack

.Optional lunch with the 9 AM activity.

.Lunch: Optional with the 9 AM activity

.Lamb Empanada
.Pumpkin and Onion Cream Soup
.Traditional Argentine asado (barbeque) serving beef and chicken with grilled vegetables from a wood-fire oven. 
.Homemade Flan.
.Beverages are not included.

 

  • Tour Guide

.Personal equipment (Gloves, trekking shoes, etc)

.Beverages.

.Optional lunch with the 9 AM activity.

  • Foods and Drinks
  • Personal Equipament

.Up to 2 years old free

.3 up to 9 years old 50% of the fare.

.In order to apply this discount to minors, a copy of the ID must be sent before.


.The tour operator can modify the itinerary or shorten the tour depending on the weather conditions in order to avoid accidents, thus  making the best of each tour.


.Services begin and end at the passenger's accomodation within the City of EL Calafate. For hotels outside the El Calafate city area please enquire. 


.Advanced reservations guarantee the  realisation of the tour. 


.Like all activity in the nature "all times" informed about duration of activities are approximate and depend largely on climatic factors always prioritizing comfort, safety and enjoyment of our customers


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