This tour combines trekking in the mountain with a boat ride through the South Arm of Lake Argentino visiting the glaciers of Cerro Mayo and Cerro Negro. The only way to access this area is by boat because these glaciers are located within Seno Mayo of Lake Argentino.
If you book the tour with transfer from El Calafate, we will pick you up at your hotel at 8:00 am and take you to the Port of Punta Bandera from where you will sail through the Canal de los Tempanos to enter the Seno Mayo of Lake Argentino.
There you disembark at Toro Bay and, accompanied by a guide, will have a 15 minutes interpretive walk without difficulty through the Andean Patagonian Forest until you reach a stream, which is fed by a waterfall, from where you can see a huge formation of calcareous rocks. You will remain in this place until you return to the boat that will take you to the next destination.
Departing from Toro Bay, the sailing continues through the Seno Mayo of Lake Argentino from where you can see the hanging glaciers of Cerro Mayo and Cerro Negro. Then, you disembark to make a 25 minutes trekking traveling approximately 1,000 meters within the Andean Patagonian Forest. In the trek you follow the path of a stream until you reach a stone wall from where you can see the hanging glaciers Mayo and Negro while you enjoy panoramic views of a wonderful landscape that will leave you amazed.
You will remain for a while in this place appreciating the Cerro Mayo and Cerro Blanco to, then, return to the boat that will take you to the north wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier. Upon arrival, you will disembark at the dock located at the foot of the runways, where you time to visit them for 2 hours.
To finish, you return to the boat that will take you back to the Port of Punta Bandera to, then, head towards the city of El Calafate.