Glaciar Sur Adventure

This tour visits the Frias Glacier combining mountain trekking with sailing on semi-rigid boats in an almost unexplored glacier landscape. It is a unique adventure tour of its kind in which you visit the southern edge of Los Glaciares National Park while enjoying the Patagonian nature at its best. During the several sailings and mountain trekkings made in the tour, you can delight changing environments landscapes before reaching the amphitheater of glaciers, which is a true timeline of the glacial era of the park.

$ 7.500 ARS

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    Duration
      11 Hours.
    Requirements
      Age 12 to 65 years old in good physical condition and experience in mountain hiking. Backpack to carry lunch box. Comfortable clothing which protects from low temperatures and heavy rains, sunglasses and sunscreen.
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      Transfer from your hotel.Lunch box. Entrance fee to the National Park. Guide service throughout the tour.
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    Physical difficulty 80%

    Innovative and exclusive, this is how this unique tour of Los Glaciares National Park is defined as it allows to reach the Glacier Frias combining trekkings and semi-rigid boat sailings in an almost unexplored landscape.

    The activity takes place in small groups of up to 11 people beginning at 8:00 Am from your hotel in El Calafate.

    The old route of the estancias (Route 15) will take us to Lake Rock located within the National Park where we cross a valley that reaches the border with Chile. This magnificent place shows glacial signs and moraines dating from 20,000 years ago until the last decade, so it's wonderful Patagonian nature at its finest.

    In proximity to the Nibepo Aike estancia we will embark on a semi-rigid boat to sail the South Arm of Lake Argentino approaching the southernmost end of the lake where we will disembark.

    Once ashore, we will hike into an unexplored site by making a priviliged trek to Lake Frias. At this lake, we will embark once again to cross to the opposite coast on motorized zodiacs and, eventually, make another trekking, in this case to the Glacier Grande.

    You will enjoy a scenic valley with changing environments until you reach the amphitheater of glaciers which is a true timeline of the glacial era. In this spot you will have lunch watching the Grande, Cubo and Dickson glaciers.

    The trekks included in the tour add 6 hours in total and 14 km of travel, with little gradient and medium technical requirements.

    During the journey back to the city, we will share some mates while we appreciate the sunset and will arrive in El Calafate at approximately 19:00.

    8:00 Pick-up at hotel
    70 km distance with stops
    Arrival at Estancia Nibepo Aike
    Sailing in Lake Argentino
    Trekking to Lake Frias
    Sailing in Lake Frias
    Hiking to Grande Glacier
    Visit amphitheater of glaciers
    Return to Estancia Nibepo Aike
    Return to El Calafate
    19:00 Drop off at hotel
    Included activities
    Optional activities

    The schedule, order and the activities can vary according to the organization of the day.

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    Transfer from your hotel
    Round trip transfer from your hotel to the meeting point where the tour starts.
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    Includes: Sandwich, cereal bar, caramel cookie, candies, 500 ml mineral water and seasonal fruit.
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    Entrance tickets to the National Park valid for the excursion.
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