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Hiking on the glacier

Perito Moreno Glacier Trekking

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Day 1 : Perito Moreno Glacier Trekking

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Trip Type

  • Independent

Activity Level

Easy Active

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Hiking on the glacier

Day 1 Perito Moreno Glacier Trekking

  • 1 Lunch
Today you drive into Parque Nacional Los Glaciares for views of the stunning Perito Moreno Glacier. This huge advancing glacier is more than 3 miles wide at its front and over 20 stories high. Take a boat across Lago Argentino and pass the massive front wall of blue ice, all the while watching for icebergs. After landing on a small beach you start hiking through the beech forest to the icepack of the glacier and have the opportunity to walk on the glacier with crampons (this Glacier trek has a minimum age of 10 and a maximum age of 65. Alternate excursions are available for those under 10 or over 65 years of age). Eat your lunch sitting on the lateral moraine of the glacier, where you can absorb the magnificence of the glacier's anatomy and listen to its thunderous concerto of groaning and cracking ice dropping into the lake below.

Contact us if you are interested in the Big Ice Adventure, a more active excursion that spends more time on the ice. Click here for more details. 
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$240

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Included

  • 1 Lunch
  • 1 Day Locally Hosted Guide Service

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  • $35 Park Entrance Fee
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