This is an ideal tour to visit the Perito Moreno Glacier from El Calafate without physical demands and with long time to explore with peace of mind the glacier balconies, depending on each person's rhythm and always accompanied by a guide.
Our excursion to the glacier departs from your hotel in El Calafate, allowing you to spend the time you want to visit this incredible place while doing several stops in viewpoints within Los Glaciares National Park and the visit to the balconies, scenic spot peak.
The 78 km journey from El Calafate to the glacier is a succession of lakes, streams, forests and snowy mountains allowing you to immerse yourself in the magnificence of Patagonia's natural beauty while learning about the geology and ecology of the region. At the end of the journey, you arrive at the west end of the Magallanes Peninsula, where you start walking on the balconies, which have a total length of 5.5 km. They have different levels and allow you to contemplate the glacier from different angles and balconies. You will be able to visit the runways and marvel at the Perito Moreno Glacier from its front with its vibrant blue tones, the imposing walls of ice and the thunderous sounds of breaking icebergs that create an atmosphere of wonder and a unique sensory experience. Depending on your fitness, you can reach the lowest balcony, which is the nearest to the glacier, or get to the first balcony, easily accessible for anyone.
As an optional service, you can include a complementary one-hour boat tour or the one called Touch the Glacier with Navigation to walk through the forest next to the Perito Moreno Glacier and touch its walls. You can also add a lunchbox or you can have lunch at the restaurant located at the beginning of the balconies.
Once the tour is over, you return to El Calafate. Whether you are an adventure enthusiast or simply looking for a truly unforgettable encounter with nature, walking the runways of the Perito Moreno Glacier promises an experience like no other that will leave lasting memories and a deep connection with nature.