El Calafate tours and activities
It is a tour aimed to all travelers whom enjoy walking in remote places. for those who have made this trekking tour feel they are the first ones to reach the places they visit.
.Season: From august to april.
.Pick up time + - 08.00 AM
.Returns + - 07.00 PM
.Group up to 11 people.
.Include english/spanish mountain guide.
.Dificultty: Demanding. Only for people between 12 and 65 years old. Passanger’s with heart problems or physical mobility and pregnant women are not allowed.
.Physical Requirements: It is aimed at people in excelent physical condition, used to long and difficulty walks.
.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.
.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
It starts in Calafate at 08.00 Am, we travel 50 km up to Roca lake, where we embark on a rigid cabin boat with a maximum capacity of 17 passengers.
After sailing for about 45 minutes, we arrive at the south end of the Brazo Sur, place where it starts the first stage of the walk in order to reach to the Frias Lake, site where we embark on rubber boats up to 7 pax and sail out to the west end of the lake, where right after, we disembark and take place a second hike towards the Frias Glacier / Dickson SW end of the national park. From there, in the middle of an incredible landscape,where it is included a lunch box and then begin the return.
It arrives at the hotel around 7:00 pm..
We walk approximmately 14 km in total for a round trip in 6 hour time.
The National Park entrance is free. Passengers are always followed from Calafate by a trekking bilingual tour guide (English / Spanish, possibly Italian) and the crew team.
.Transfers to and from the Glaciers National Park.
.Navigation to the glacier south wall.
.Visit the panoramic catwalks.
.English/Spanish mountain guide.
.Childrens under 12 years old can not make it.
.Childrens have not discounts.
.The tour ice mountain guide can modify the itinerary or shorten the tour depending on the conditions of paths and weather 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