Best of Calafate
4 Days / 3 Nights
$285P/P Double Occupancy
Discover El Calafate! Between September and May, El Calafate becomes the most important touristic center receiving tourists from every nationality, motivated to know the imposing and legendary Perito Moreno Glacier, close to the Magallanes Peninsula, barely separated by a narrow deviation of the Lago Argentino. This magnificent ice river which is among the few glaciers that are not retreating, is the most visited place in the Los Glaciares National Park and it is one of the two Patrimonies of Mankind of the province.
Day 01 Arrival to El Calafate
Upon arrival to El Calafate Airport you will be transferred to your hotel. Known as the National Capital of Glaciers, El Calafate is one of the tourist symbols of Santa Cruz Province. It is the closest place and gateway to Los Glaciares National Park, home to the Perito Moreno Glacier and El Chalten/Fitz Roy hills. Lodging at Hotel Mirador del Lago superior room 4* x 3 nights
Day 02 Glaciar Perito Moreno Excursion (B)
- Breakfast - Perito Moreno Glacier full day activity Departing from El Calafate you travel 80 Km by bus and you will arrive to the balconies, where you can enjoy different panoramic views of the Perito Moreno Glacier, into the Los Glaciares National Park , for about 4 hours. If you want to have lunch, you can visit the restaurant 1 Km far away from the balconies, or the snack bar next to the balconies, or you can take your own food and enjoy it admiring the landscape.
Day 03 El Calafate (B)
Breakfast - Free day - Optional activities: Navigation All Glaciers full day Tour The bus departs from El Calafate and after 45 minutes arrives to the port of Punta Bandera. Travelers board the catamaran and sail toward Upsala Glacier. This is the largest continental glacier with walls reaching 80 mts/240 feet. The ship then sails to Spegazzini glacier, the highest in the park with 135 mts/405 feet and 25 kmts long. From here the ship heads back to Punta Bandera where travelers take the buses back to El Calafate.
Day 04 Departure from El Calafate (B)
Breakfast - Transfer Hotel to El Calafate Airport for your next destination