El Calafate

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Adventure, Boutique, Budget, Charming, Classic, Ecofriendly, Face to Face, Family-friendly, Forest, Glaciers, GROUP DEPARTURES, Lake, Luxury, Mid-range, Mountain, National Park, Navigation, Photograph, Quiet, Romantic, Trendy
  • Activity Level Moderate
  • Group Size Medium Group
This tour begins in Calafate at 9.30 am, 50 kms are traveled along the ranch route to Lake Roca at the southern end of the National Park. We leave behind the arid landscape of the steppe to enter the transition forest area. At the end of the road we find the pioneering Nibepo Aike ranch belonging to the Jansma family. There after taking a walk through the town, we attended talks and demonstrations of shearing and equestrians, after which we entered the comfortable barbecue area of ​​the estancia to taste a typical Patagonian lunch that includes a table of salads and vegetables that accompany the exquisite lamb and other Argentine meats to finish with a succulent dulce de leche crepes, all this accompanied by excellent Argentine wines and other drinks. After a relaxed lunch, we headed to our port to embark and begin navigation to Playa de las Monedas in the Brazo Rico, there it disembarks and after a quiet 20-minute walk in the Lenga forest we went out to a viewpoint from where Sight the south face of the Moreno Glacier.
He embarks again to continue sailing off the south face. Before saying goodbye to the boat, the crew “fishes” an iceberg and offers a whiskey with ice from the glacier. At 15:30 approx.
It disembarks in the Bajo de las Sombras and by vehicle the passengers go to the footbridges of the glacier to arrive there at 4:00 pm, where they will remain until 6:30 pm and then return to Calafate by the traditional route. It is important to note that upon arrival at the catwalks, 90% of the visitors who left Calafate in the morning will have already returned to the city.

Recommendations: waterproof jacket, comfortable and warm clothing, long pants and raincoat, trekking boots, backpack, sunglasses, sunscreen, gloves, hat.

Duration: 9 hours.

-Regular tour departs everyday, from October to March, at 09.30 am.
-Private tour departure schedule is coordinated previously with the passenger depending on their availability.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Pick up and Drop Off at your hotel;
  • Lunch at Nibepo Aike: empanadas, Cordero, diffrents kind of saladas, dessert, beverages and wine;
  • English Speaking guides.
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Entrence fee to National Park Los Glaciares;
  • Tips.