Minitrekking Perito Moreno glacier tour

Tours outdoors en El Calafate

Availability: 05/08 al 31/05


Minitrekking on Perito Moreno glacier.
El Calafate excursions, tours, activities

 

.Season: From august to may.
.Departures: Daily
.Pick up time + -  07.00 AM
.Return to EL Calafate + -  07.00 PM
.Lasts: Full Day
.Wheater conditions: This tour is not canceled due to weather, rain, snow or wind.
.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..
.Lunch: Passengers must bring their lunch boxes.
.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..
.Vans are new models, clean, with air cond, heath, and insurances. 
.Include transfers to and from the national park to passanger's hotel (170 km return).

 

From El Calafate we undertake the trip to National Park, five kilometers before the catwalks is located the pier "Bajo de ls Sombras", where boats cross the Argentino lake. After 10 'of navigation we can see the the south wall of the Perito Moreno glacier, we landed and the mountain guides organize groups of up to 20 people. It begins the trek to the foot of the glacier, where guides will help place the necessary crampons for walking on the ice and give a talk explaining the phenomenon of the formation of glaciers. The ice trekking on the glacier is + - 1 ½ hours during which can be appreciated, seracs, sinks and small lakes. The hike is moderate, walking down an ice surface irregular, but firm and secure, only alowwed people between 10 and 65. Then we crossed  back the lake and stay + - 1 ½ hours on the catwaks of the national park from where there are spectacular views of the Perito Moreno. Return to El Calafate.

 

.This activity has daily quotas, it is recommended to book in advance to guarantee the tickets. 

.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. 

The following accommodations are not included in the transfer itinerary. If you are a passenger of one of them, you must report to the office # 935  Del Libertador street (El Calafate center) in the presentation hours informed on your voucher.

Hostería Austral, Hostel Patagonia, Hostel Shilling, Hotel La Loma, Apart Chaltén, Hotel Amado, El Puente Aparts, Apart Hotel Libertador, Hospedaje Alejandra,Hostel Oregon, Camping El Ovejero, Cabañas Santa Mónica. Complexes of cabins, apartments and all accommodation that does not count with 24 hours front desk.

 


.Transfers to and from the Glaciers National Park (170 km return) + navigation to the glacier south wall + - 1.5 hour ice trekking + visit the national park panoramic catwalks + spanish/english ice & rock mountain guide.

.It includes  crampons for the  ice trekking.

.Whisky + chocolates at the end of the tour.

 

  • Crampons
  • Mountain guide

.Not include lunchbox, meals & Beverages.

.Personal Equipment and clothing

.Not include entrance fee to the national park

 

.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.

 

.Any other service not specified.

  • Foods and Drinks
  • Breakfast
  • LaunchBox

Childrens under 10 years old can not make it.

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

 


.This activity has daily quotas, it is recommended to book in advance to guarantee the tickets. 

.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.

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

.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. 

.The following accommodations are not included in the transfer itinerary. If you are a passenger of one of them, you must report to the office # 935 Del Libertador street (El Calafate center) in the presentation hours informed on your voucher.

Hostería Austral, Hostel Patagonia, Hostel Shilling, Hotel La Loma, Apart Chaltén, Hotel Amado, El Puente Aparts, Apart Hotel Libertador, Hospedaje Alejandra,Hostel Oregon, Camping El Ovejero, Cabañas Santa Mónica. Complexes of cabins, apartments and all accommodation that does not count with 24 hours front desk.

 


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