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Calafate Experience All Glaciers

Calafate Experience All Glaciers
Calafate Experience All Glaciers

We will start our excursion in Puerto de Punta Bandera, the northern arm of Lago Argentino. We will sail to pass through Boca del Diablo, for traveling among the big ice floes that fall off the Upsala Glacier front wall. Our next destination will be the Spegazzini Channel, and then the Seco Glacier for the first time. Our trip will continue up to having Spegazzini Glacier in front of us, where we will also enjoy Heim Sur and Peineta Glaciers views. We will prepare to disembark in the Spegazzini Base, to begin our visit of this area by walking through a forest path to arrive to the Spegazzini Shelter (to be opened soon). This accessible 300-meters path will take us to stop in different stations y viewpoints covering the whole Bahía de Los Glaciares. We can have lunch at the Shelter, visit the shop, or enjoy the beautiful landscape. Those who like trekking can follow the path towards the mountain. This is a medium-difficulty trekking path full of natural viewpoints and incredible views

Itinerary
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Pass By: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia

El Calafate, llamado popularmente «Calafate», es una ciudad ubicada en la ribera meridional del lago Argentino, en la región de la Patagonia, en la provincia de Santa Cruz, Argentina, a unos 80 km del glaciar Perito Moreno. Es la cabecera del departamento Lago Argentino.

Stop At: Los Glaciares National Park, Los Glaciares National Park, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia

EL CALAFATE, popularly called "Calafate", is a city located on the southern shore of Lake Argentino, in the Patagonia region, in the province of Santa Cruz, Argentina, about 80 km from the Perito Moreno glacier. It is the head of the Lago Argentino department. By 2012, El Calafate is one of the three main cities in the province of Santa Cruz, ranking third for its population, behind the cities of Río Gallegos and Caleta Olivia. It is located about 320 km northwest of the provincial capital, Río Gallegos. It owes its notoriety for being the gateway to the Los Glaciares national park, which has tourist attractions such as the Perito Moreno glacier, the Upsala glacier, and the Fitz Roy hill, among others, all typical of the eastern region of the Patagonian ice field. South and bordering the Torres del Paine National Park of Chile.

Duration: 8 hours

Pass By: Lago Argentino, El Calafate Argentina

Once aboard one of the comfortable boats of the last generation we started the navigation and we crossed the Boca del Diablo, natural access gate to the North Arm of Lake Argentino. Upon arriving at the Upsala Canal we will have the opportunity to navigate among the large icebergs that break off from the front of the Upsala Glacier.

Stop At: Glaciar Spegazzini, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, Los Glaciares National Park Argentina

Our trip will continue up to having Spegazzini Glacier in front of us, where we will also enjoy Heim Sur and Peineta Glaciers views. We will prepare to disembark in the Spegazzini Base, to begin our visit of this area by walking through a forest path to arrive to the Spegazzini Shelter (to be opened soon). This accessible 300-meters path will take us to stop in different stations y viewpoints covering the whole Bahía de Los Glaciares. We can have lunch at the Shelter, visit the shop, or enjoy the beautiful landscape. Those who like trekking can follow the path towards the mountain. This is a medium-difficulty trekking path that goes through a wooded trail, full of natural viewpoints and incredible views, ending at the point of disembarking.



Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Rios de Hielo, El Calafate Argentina

NAVIGATING THE GLACIERS

Land transfer from the Hotel to Puerto Bandera, boarding place.

Once on board we will navigate through the North Arm of the Argentino Lake until we reach the Upsala Channel, there, if the location of the icebergs allows it, we will approach the Glacier wall.

Then we will sail the Canal Spegazzini, where we can see the Seco Glacier, until we reach the Spegazzini Glacier, the highest in the National Park.

Return to Puerto Bandera.

Land transfer from Puerto Bandera to El Calafate.



Duration:8 hours
Commences in:El Calafate, Argentina
Country:Argentina
City:El Calafate

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