Glaciares Gourmet · Full Day Experience
El Calafate tours
An unique gourmet experience enjoing the best of southern patagonian glaciers.
.Season: All year.
.Departures: Daily. In winter time may, june, july and august 2 departures a week.
.Pick up time + - 07.04 AM
.Return + - 07.04 PM
.Lasts: Full Day
.Dificultty: None. Suitable for all ages.
.Physical Requirements: It is aimed at people in good physical condition, used to moderate walks on uneven terrain.
.Outfit: Sport shoes or trekking boots. 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.
.Vehicles: new models, air cond, heath, clean, insurances
The Patagonian ice field is the largest ice concentration on the planet outside the Polar Regions. Its glaciers descend from1,500 to 200 metres above sea level,which allows a unique chance to access them and enjoy the most amazing views.
Los Glaciares National Park offers a magnificent combination of forest, lakes, mountains, ice and steppes with more than 200 glaciers. The most renowned amongst them are Spegazzini with its face rising 135 meters above water level, Upsala covering an entire valley with an approximate extension of 765 Km2 and a length of 52km, and Perito Moreno constantly flowing forward and carving, offering breath- taking spectacles.
Glaciers Gourmet is a full day experience to one of the most wonderful places in Southern Patagonian. Sailing aboard the stylish Leal Cruiser you will enjoy the highest standard of comfort, outstanding gourmet cuisine shared with a reduced group of passengers.
.Boarding time: + - 09.02 AM
.Returns + - 06.05 PM
.Morning: Embarkation at the company’s private dock "La Soledad" in Bahía Tranquila (Paraje Punta Bandera) .
.Sailing Northwest on Lago Argentino to Punta Avellaneda.
.Boca del Diablo and Upsala Glacier.
.Lunch: Sailing Southward on Lago Argentino towards Canal Spegazzini and Spegazzini glacier .
.Gourmet lunch in front of the glacier.
.Afternoon: Landing at Puesto de las Vacas for a guided hike.
.Navigation back through Brazo Norte to the company’s private dock La Soledad.
.Transportation to hotel in EL Calafate
The experience onboard
The Leal Cruiser has been sailing Patagonian waters since 2001. It was refurbished in 2010 to best fit its inside areas offering first-class experience:
.Main Lounge with 4 six seater dining tables and 1 four seater dining table.
.Ample outer deck space: stern, bow and main top deck.
.Gourmet lunch with alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks as well as hot beverages.
All activities with bilingual guide (Spanish-English)
.Transportation to the pier
.Gourmet lunch + alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages.
.Tea and coffee.
.Not include personal equipment: gloves, sunglasses, footwear, etc.
.Entrance fee to "The Glacier's National Park"
.Forigners non residents in Argentina ar$ 500.- pesos argentines
.Argentinian citizens ar$ 260.- pesos argentines
.Children under 16 to 06 years old ar$130.- pesos. (All nationalities)
.Children under 06 years old free. (All nationalities).
.Argentinian pensionist (Jubilados), people oldest than 65 years old free.
.Argentinian University students ar$ 40.- pesos argentines
.The entrance fee you will pay to the national park authorities the day of the tour.
The cancellation policies of the Glaciares Gourmet program are:
If the cancellation occurs up to 10 days before service rendering, only bank taxes will be charged, if applicable.
If cancellation occurs within 9 -5 days before departure, 60% of the total amount shall be paid.
If cancellation occurs within 4 days before departure, 100% of the total amount shall be paid.
.The captain 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.
.Services begin and end at the passenger's accomodation within the City of El Calafate.
.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