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This tour offers an exciting adventure within The Glaciers National Park. We will visit the Perito Moreno Glacier, Uspsala Glacier, Estancia Cristina and do an incredible trekking in the Perito Moreno Glacier. Each moment is special, every place is unique and every memory with your friends will be forever remembered.
Calafate is an invitation to practice adventure activities in its diverse landscapes and unspoilt vast territories. Feel and experience the Glaciers in this tour!


Trip details

Trip duration: 6 days, 5 nights
Maximum height: 1.150 metres above sea level
Availability: all year round
Weather: 7/ 19 ºC (44 / 66ºF). Winter -2 /7 ºC (28 / 44ºF).
Meeting point: Calafate Airport
End of trip: Calafate Airport

Note: if you want to add an extension to this trip, either before or after, we will arrange it for you.


Calafate Town

Calafate is one of the most incredible places in Argentina. The blue water lakes, the Perito Moreno Glacier and the typical patagonian forests, turned this destination in one of the most visited places in our country. Night at El Calafate.


The magical Perito Moreno Glacier

You will departure from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier (80 km). You can see the Argentine Lake with its Round Bay populated with an important variety of birds (swan of black neck, flamingo, cauquén, coot duck) giving frame to the typical yellow of the countryside, by the presence of coirones. Since the entrance to Perito Moreno National Park, you will perceive a drastic change, an arboreal vegetation formed by ñires, sour cherries, lengas, flowers of different coloursand the outstanding one is the notro due to its colourful red intense. In front of the Glacier, everything is majestic. The glacier is an incredible river of ice with an area of 257 square kilometers, 30 km length and a front of four km. The height of the front wall has between 50 and 60 metres above the lake level. In the central part of the glacier, the ice has a depth between 250 and 350 metres. You can go around the footbridges to catch different views of the Glacier. Night at El Calafate.


Trekking on ice

We will sail for about 20 minutes towards the south wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier. The walk to the glacier begins by the border of the lake. When you arrive to the edge of the ice, the guides will put the grampones and give them the instructions. The trekking on the Glacier will last two hours and allows you to appreciate cracks, drains and small lagoons. When the walk ends, the group will visit to the Channel of Ice and the approach to the walls of the glacier. Before returning to El Calafate, the passengers will be transferred to the Viewpoint of the Glacier and its footbridges, for about 60 minutes. Night at El Calafate.


Upsala Glacier & Estancia Cristina

You will have breakfast early in the morning and then departure from El Calafate to Punta Bandera Port. Sailing in front to the Upsala Glacier is a unique and breathtaking spectacle. We will arrive to Estancia Cristina. 4X4 to Upsala Viewpoint, through mountainous roads. Tour through a landscape that until recently was covered by glaciers and has a great geological interest. View of Lake Guillermo and of the stunning oriental front of Upsala Glacier, Southern patagonian ice and hills Murallón and Don Bosco. Trekking Cañadón de los Fósiles. Descend through the Cañadón de los Fósiles, an area where we can find fossils and remains of the last marine ingression. Valley of unique characterisitics. Night at Estancia Cristina.


Discovering South Patagonia by horse

After breakfast, one of the best experiences at the estancia will start. The horse has always been very important for the gaucho and in this ride you will go along the paths that had been ridden for years in search of the cattle. Throughout the whole tour, you can admire the amazing landscapes of the Patagonia. Return to Punta Bandera Port. Transfer to El Calafate. Night at El Calafate.


Good bye Calafate

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from the hotel to El Calafate airport. End of our services.

  1. Transfer in/out El Calafate Airport.
  2. Land and water transfers.
  3. All accomodation and meals mentioned in the itinerary.
  4. Visit Perito Moreno Glacier. Navigation and trekking Perito Moreno Glacier.
  5. Estancia Cristina: 4 x 4, trekking and horseback ride.
  6. English speaking guide.

  • Laundry.
  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary.
  • Alcoholic drinks.
  • Gratuities or tips.
  • Domestic and international flights.
  • Expenses due to your withdrawal from the program.

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