One of the highlights in Patagonia, and UNESCO World Heritage. From El Calafate, and after 70 km driving, you will visit this amazing collosus of ice, with enormous blocks of ice falling into the lake with a thounderous crash. Views from the trails are awesome! the Perito Moreno is unique, a must-see in Patagonia!
We start around 09:00 hs from your hotel in El Calafate, and go directly to Los Glaciares National Park, where you can find the Perito Moreno Glacier. During the trip of 80 km, you will be able to appreciatte the the Patagonian steppe and mountains view.
Leaving town, we can see the Argentino Lake along with the Bahia Redonda, where it is possible to observe a large variety of birds and yellow fields, due to their pasture called coirón.
On the first 40 kms we will cross the Patagonian steppe and once inside the National Park we can observe prominent species of trees, belonging to the “notofagus ” family (ñires, lengas, guindos).
Once arrived to the glacier area, we can enjoy its majesty and walk through the balconies to have different views of the front side of it.