in Ushuaia 8.2°
The excursion begins in the embarking pier located in “Bajo de las Sombras” port, about 6 km before the glacier Balconies- where you embark for a 20 minutes navigation across the Rico Arm, enjoying breathtaking views of the Perito Moreno glacier’s front wall.
You disembark on the opposite shore, where specialized bilingual mountain guides welcome you and lead you to a small shelter. After checking the last details, groups of not more than 20, follow their guides along the lake’s shore towards the edge of the glacier. Once on the ice the guides put each participant a pair of crampons on, and explain how to use them.
The two hours circuit that follows introduces you to the fascinating landscape of the glaciers: streams, small lagoons, gullies, cravasses and plenty of ice formations of the most incredible blues. The trekking is moderate. The ice surface over which you walk is irregular, but firm and safe. You will receive explanations about flora, fauna and general glaciology of the region and also about the particular phenomenon that happens in the Perito Moreno Glacier and eventually produces its rupture.
After the walk, a stroll through the forest brings you back to the shelter.
Duration: 10 hours
Departure: 8 - 8:30 appoximately
Rate: AR$ 5400 (from 01/11/18 to 31/05/2019)
Policy children from 10 to 15 years old AR$ 4540 (from 01/11/18 to 31/05/19)
The price does not include the entrance to National Park Los Glaciares
Entrance National Park:
General: AR$ 610
National Resident: AR$ 310
Childrens between 6 and 12 years old AR$ 150
Argentine Retired, people with disabilities and minor of 5 years old DO NOT pay the entrance.
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