The Tour To Glaciar Perito Moreno is a trip across the Patagonian steppe to Glaciers National Park in Argentina, to see one of the most spectacular natural sites in all of South America.
This is a full-day outing leaving Puerto Natales at 7 am and returning to the hotel at about 10 pm. Aftr passing through the border controls at Cerro Castillo (Chile) and Cacha Carrera (Argentina) the highway crosses the immense Patagonian steppe to enchanting tourist town of El Calafate, some 270 km from Puerto Natales. During the trip we expect to see local fauna such as guanacos (wild relatives of llamas) and ñandúes (Darwin’s rhea) as well as the sights of Lago Argentino and the Santa Cruz river, whose waters flow to the Atlantic Ocean.
The Perito Moreno glacier presents a marvelous spectacle of sights and sounds, with nearly constant icefall from the face of the glacier, allowing you to witness one of the true wonders of nature.
The glacier is extraordinary not only for its length of 30 km and easy access but also because it is one of the few tath is advancing, while the majority of the world’s glaciers are retreating. The walkways, overlooks, and other observation platforms in the national park allow visitors to safely get quite close to the Perito Moreno glacier, and provide access for elderly and handicapped persons.
Departure from Puerto Natales
Stop at Chile-Argentina border for immigration
Arrival at Calafate
Perito Moreno Glaciar (2 hour stay)
Return to Calafate
Arrival at Puerto Natales
* This itinerary is subject to weather conditions, any change in it will be notified opportunely.
Upon return to the Glacier visit and only if the schedule allows it, there is a brief 15 minute stop in El Calafate. At the end of the day we return to Puerto Natales by the same route.
Formalities and personal documentation required by Customs service is full responsibility of each passenger. Great Chile is not responsible in case of impossibility to cross the border due to any non-fulfilment of passengers.
Transport w/ spanish speaking driver.
Los Glaciares National Park entry fee: 900 Argentinian pesos per person.
Nautic Safari: 900 Argentinian pesos per person (9 passengers minimum, weather permiting).
Lunch is not included. we offer you a Box Lunch in route by additional cost.
Box Lunch: $18.000 CLP – USD 26 (is withdrawn in Calafate as it is not possible to pass perishable foods from Puerto Natales to Calafate).
* Los Glaciares National Park and Nautic Safari must be paid in cash (argentinian pesos) once there.
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