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Perito Moreno Glacier Trekking

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Visit the beautiful Perito Moreno Glacier at Los Glaciares National Park. This massive glacier is approximately three kilometers wide and twenty stories high. Take a boat ride over Argentina's Lago Argentino, keeping an eye out for icebergs. After landing on a small beach, stroll through beech woodland to the glacier icepack for a walk with crampons. Enjoy lunch atop the glacier's lateral moraine. 

Total walking/exploration time is about 1.5 hoursThis itinerary cannot be booked as a stand-alone tour, but can only be booked in conjunction with a multi-day tour. This glacier trek has a minimum age of 10 and a maximum age of 65. Alternative trips are available for children under the age of ten and elders.  

Note: This is a group excursion
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  • Traverse the ice walls of Perito Moreno Glacier, on a short hike
  • Take a trip on a small boat across Lago Argentino
  • Enjoy lunch atop Perito Moreno Glacier's lateral moraine
Activity Level: Easy Active
Moderately active but not overly strenuous. This level includes activities like casual cycling, yoga, or excursions/activities that typically last 3-5 hours total each day.

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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. 

Note: This is a group excursion

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  • 1 Box Lunch
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Access to a 24-7 Emergency line while traveling
  • Parque Nacional Los Glaciares Entrance fee
  • Gear Rental: Crampons & Helmets
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)


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Good to ideal period to travel, and many people choose to visit at this time.
Chance for unpredictable weather but with fewer visitors.
Typically not offered during this period because of weather conditions.


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