Top 20 Things To Do In El Calafate, Argentina 2021

Top Tours and Activities In El Calafate, Argentina

Full day tour to the perito moreno glacier in el calafate 145793

Full Day Tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier

151 Reviews


Be seduced by the fascinating landscape of Argentinia's Perito Moreno glacier on a full day tour from El Calafate. Explore glacier streams, small lagoons, gullies, crevasses and plenty of ice formations on this one of a kind South American experience. Enjoy a 1-hour boat ride and learn about the different flora, fauna and general glaciology of the region as well as a particular phenomenon that happens in the Perito Moreno Glacier.

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Full day tour to the torres del paine national park in el calafate 145792

Full Day Tour to the Torres del Paine National Park

44 Reviews


Journey out of El Calafate for a full day, on a scenic drive to the Chilean border, where after clearing customs, you'll head to the Torres del Paine National Park. The picturesque drive will allow you to gaze at the stunning scenery and enjoy the true South American tropics. Upon arrival, you'll have the opportunity to explore the national park, its amazing views and beautiful lakes.

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Perito Moreno Glacier Day Trip from El Calafate with Optional Boat Ride

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Marvel at the spectacular Perito Moreno glacier in Los Glaciares National Park on this full-day trip from El Calafate. Travel by coach to the UNESCO-listed park and prepare for your first view of Perito Moreno at the 'Curve of the Sighs' (Curva de los Suspiros). Explore the park’s walkways and viewpoints to see the glacier from different angles and levels, and hear the roar as ice chunks fall into Lake Argentino. For the ultimate views, upgrade to include a 1-hour boat cruise along the glacier’s towering front wall — simply unforgettable!

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El Calafate Adventure Tour: Hiking Across El Perito Moreno Glacier

23 Reviews


An adventurer's delight! Have you ever wondered what being close up to a glacier feels like? Here's your chance to find out. Hike across El Perito Moreno, one of the world's most famous glaciers! This full-day tour is a must-do for all adventure-seekers visiting El Calafate.

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El Calafate Glaciers Sightseeing Cruise

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Get up close and personal with the largest glaciers in the El Calafate region on a full-day sightseeing cruise. Sail through Lake Argentino and admire the majestic beauty and size of the Upsala and Spegazzini glaciers. Then, enjoy lunch on the boat while sailing back to El Calafate!

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9-Day Best of Patagonia Tour: El Calafate, Perito Moreno Glacier, Puerto Natales and Torres del Paine National Park

4 Reviews


See the best of South America’s spectacular Patagonia region on this 9-day tour from El Calafate. With a combination of guided activities and free time, this tour allows you to easily make the most of your time in Patagonia. Discover some of Patagonia’s most beautiful features, including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Perito Moreno Glacier and Torres del Paine National Park in Chile, with a guide. Then use your free time to explore Patagonian towns or go on an adventure like hiking to Mt Fitz Roy.

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Upsala Kayak Tour from El Calafate

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Get up close to Upsala Glacier on a kayak expedition in Los Glaciares National Park, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its stunning natural beauty. Coast between mammoth icebergs on Argentine Lake (Lago Argentino), and explore the breathtaking landscape of Upsala Channel and Onelli Bay by kayak. Professional local guides ensure your safety with paddling instruction and offer informative commentary about the glacier and its surroundings. Numbers are limited to 14 people, ensuring an intimate experience with a small group.

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Perito Moreno Glacier Ice Trek Day Trip from El Calafate

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Take a thrilling trek across Perito Moreno glacier on this once-in-a-lifetime full-day trip from El Calafate. Travel into beautiful Los Glaciares National Park by air-conditioned coach, cruise across Lake Argentino and hike to the glacier for an unforgettable 4-hour trek. Ogle the glacier’s massive front wall, put on your crampons, and immerse yourself in its spectacular, silent beauty as you trek over the ice with your expert guide. Discover crevasses, waterfalls and caves on route, and stop to enjoy your own packed lunch on the ice before heading back.

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La Leona Petrified Forest Hiking Tour from El Calafate

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Walk through a lunar landscape strewn with petrified logs and dinosaur fossils on this El Calafate day trip to La Leona Petrified Forest. During an easygoing 7-mile (12-km) hike, learn about the area’s unique geological features from a knowledgeable guide. Beforehand, visit the historic Hotel La Leona, where mountaineers and bandits like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid once stayed. Enjoy air-conditioned coach transport between destinations and soak up views of Argentino Lake, Santa Cruz and La Leona rivers, and Mt Fitz Roy along the way.

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Gourmet Glaciers Experience Aboard the 'Leal Cruiser' from El Calafate

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Glaciers Gourmet Experience is a different sailing offer that allows guests to make the most of the wonderful places Southern Patagonia has to offer. Sailing on board the stylish Leal Cruiser, guests will enjoy the highest standard of comfort, outstanding gourmet gastronomy and the best views of the glaciers shared with a small group of passengers.

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Perito Moreno Glacier Including Boat Safari

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Join this full day tour departing from Los Glaciares National Park, which is an area of exceptional natural beauty. With rugged, towering mountains and numerous glacial lakes, explore the National Park as well as Lake Argentino which is 160 km long. At its farthest end, three glaciers meet to launch massive igloo icebergs into the lake with thunderous splashes. Its most famous glacier, the Perito Moreno, awaits us with all its splendor and power.

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Day Trip to Torres del Paine National Park: Group Tour

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Join this full-day tour of Torres del Paine National Park. Depart early in the morning from El Calafate and admire the natural wonders of waterfalls and lakes that both Argentina and Chile has to offer.

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El Calafate City Sightseeing Tour Including Walichu Caves

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Get under the skin of El Calafate and see the ancient rock paintings of Patagonia’s earliest settlers on this 3-hour sightseeing tour. Traveling in an air-conditioned coach, drive to the shores of beautiful Lake Argentino to visit the Walichu Caves, home to rock paintings believed to date back 4,000 years. Next, enjoy a panoramic tour of El Calafate Old Town, look for flamingos and other birds on Laguna Nimez, and visit the El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center to learn about the area’s incredible history, geology, peoples and glaciers.

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Kayak Tour in La Leona River from El Calafate

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Kayak and hike along the La Leona River on this 8.5-hour tour. After kayaking for approximately an hour, you will stop for lunch at a spot with amazing views. After lunch, hop back into your kayak and head back onto the river.

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