Luxury cruise through glaciers including Perito Moreno Glacier.

Southern Patagonia

4 Days / 3 Nights

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full recomended!


The Glaciers National Park offers an amazing combination of forest, lakes, mountains, ice and steppes with hundreds of glaciers, which offer breath- taking spectacles.

Sailing on board the elegant and exclusive M/V Santa Cruz, you will enjoy a perfect combination of high end comfort and cuisine creating a truly memorable experience.


Highlights

  • Watch the breathtaking Southern Ice from an amazing cruise line.
  • A unique experience to enjoy exotic Patagonia.
  • Discover the shocking presence of 250 square kilometers of ice at Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Be amazed to hear the sounds of blocks of ice that come off the glacial fields and fall into the water.
  • Navigate close to the ice floes and be amazed with its colours and shapes


Operates: September to April

Places and attractions to visit: Cruise on The Glaciers National Park, Perito Moreno glacier, Spegazzini glacier, Upsala glacier.

Region: Southern Patagonia


Overview

Day 1: EL CALAFATE. Day at leisure
Day 2: CRUISE THE SPIRIT OF GLACIERS. Embark. Sailing
Day 3: CRUISE THE SPIRIT OF GLACIERS. Sailing
Day 4: CRUISE THE SPIRIT OF GLACIERS - EL CALAFATE. Sailing. Perito Moreno glacier. Disembarkation and transfer to the airport.
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Itineraty Details

Day 1: EL CALAFATE

Day at leisure for optional tours:
We recommend Minitrekking at Perito Moreno glacier or Full day overland truck 4 x 4 to Torres del Paine.
Overnight at the selected hotel.

Day 2: CRUISE THE SPIRIT OF GLACIERS

The Spirit of Glaciers is a unique expedition to The Glaciers National Park aboard the exclusive M-V Santa Cruz, sailing the Argentino Lake.
This amazing expedition will uncover the secrete places of the majestic glaciers.

At 5:30 PM transfer to the embarkation at the company’s private dock “La Soledad” in Bahía Tranquila (Paraje Punta Bandera). Navigation to Bahia Alemana. Dinner and overnight at Puesto de lasVacas.
Overnight on board.

Day 3: CRUISE THE SPIRIT OF GLACIERS

Breakfast I Landing at Puesto de las Vacas for a walk. Sailing towards Spegazzini glacier. Lunch. Sailing towards Upsala glacier. Dinner and overnight at Bahía Toro – Seno Mayo.
Overnight on board.

Day 4: CRUISE THE SPIRIT OF GLACIERS - EL CALAFATE

Breakfast I Hike in the Andean-Patagonian forest with views of Mayo and Negro glaciers. Navigation through Canal de los TĂ©mpanos towards Perito Moreno glacier. Lunch. Landing and board walk in the National Park. Sailing back to Paraje Punta Banderas. Disembarkation at 4 PM.
Transfer to the airport.

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Prices

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Please take into account that the VAT tax 21%. According to tax regulations in regards to foreign visitors, is not included on the accommodation portion of your quote.
To skip the payment of the VAT tax, we need a copy of your passport before arriving to our country.


AIR TICKET: Flights needed for this itinerary

Buenos Aires / Ushuaia // Calafate / Buenos Aires
Flights in South America cost approximately $100 to $250 USD per segment (*Estimate fare subject to reconfirmation upon issuing tickets.).
Covitour can offer special rates on flights for this itinerary.



Included in the cost
  • Private services with local English/Spanish speaking guide.
  • Perito Moreno Glacier tour
  • All Transfers mentioned, to and from airports.
  • 3 days, 2 nights’ expedition to The Glaciers National Park aboard the exclusive M-V Santa Cruz, sailing the Argentino lake. Full board service including alcoholic drinks with meals.
  • 1 night accommodation
Not Included in the cost
  • Insurance (Covitour offers Travel insurance with special rates for this trip. Please just let us know if you are interested).
  • Tips to local guides and drivers.
  • Porterage and tips at hotels.
  • Extra expenses at hotel or personal items.
  • Optional excursions.

Particular conditions
All of the excursions described in the itineraries can normally be carried out. Notwithstanding the above, Covitour Incoming & Corporate and reserve the right, for technical or operative reasons, to reschedule, shorten, or alter all or part of the itineraries and/or excursions without prior notice, in order to safeguard the wellbeing and safety of passengers, preserve the environment, or due to any extraordinary circumstances, acts of God or force majeure. For the same reasons, the hours of departure or arrival of the excursions may be subject to change.

Optional Tours

Calafate: Minitrekking at Perito Moreno glacier

A short sailing by the south wall of the glacier, after begins heading towards the glacier where, after reaching the ice, people need to put on iron crampons to walk on this surface.
After that a moderate hike on the glacier (you will walk on an irregular ice surface, but firm and safe) to appreciate cracks, seracs, sinks and small lakes. Finally will be possible to enjoy a short tour in the runways.


Full day tour to Perito Moreno Glacier.

This wonderful scenic area, Perito Moreno Glacier and Argentino Lake, is one of world's most scenic areas, declared “Universal Heritage” by the UNESCO. In front of the glacier, there are a system of balconies and footbridges that allow you to enjoy walks along different paths and to have really amazing views. Sometimes the deep silence is suddenly interrupted by the tremendous noise of huge pieces of ice that crack from the glacier and fall into the lake to float on the Canal de los Tempanos (Icebergs Channel).


Calafate: Nautical Safari navigation

During FD Perito Moreno Glacier: This navigation, gives you the possibility of watching from a totally different perspective the impressive walls of Perito Moreno Glacier and its constant falling walls of ice over the waters of Lake Rico.


Overland truck 4 x 4 from El Calafate to Torres del Paine

Full day round trip from El Calafate to National Park Torres del Paine crossing the Patagonian steppe onboard of our overland truck 4X4.
Once in the park, we will combine rides in our overland truck and hikes, as there are many roads that go along the park and hundreds of hiking paths from one side to another. We will go to strategic places from where we´ll start the hikes that will allow us to get to the viewpoints where we will have most beautiful sights of the park.
Around noon, we will offer you a picnic at the mountain. In case, the weather doesn´t allow it, we´ll use mountain shelters. In the afternoon, where ever the day finds us, we´ll offer you an afternoon snack and coffee.


Calafate: Full day navigation to the barrier of ice floes and other glaciers.

Sail among icebergs on a clear water lake. Early morning departure to Punta Bandera where the northern and southern arms of the Argentine Lake join.The tour goes through the Spegazzini and the Upsala glaciers, entering the bays that they form and also includes sailing in the cord of icebergs located about 20 km from the Upsala glacier.


A day at a typical Patagonic ranch: Estancia Cristina

If you would like to visit the Upsala glacier and the Estancia, the Discovery is the most suitable option. It is certainly an ideal combination of sailing amidst the ices floes, adventure, glaciers and history to discover the life and history of the real Patagonian Gauchos. The 4Ă—4 ride uphill runs through a mountain trail among forests and rivers, until reaching the viewpoint of the Upsala glacier, with views to the South Patagonic Ice Field. The immensity of the landscape is very moving. Tour to the Estancia, Museo Costumbrista, Chapel. Optional lunch at the Quincho.


The Ice River Express. Glaciers boat tour

Thisis is an amazing day excursion, discovering the glaciers in the National Park. This Patagonian half day tour invites you to sail across the northern waters of Lake Argentino and sightsee the stunning natural landscapes of the towering ice walls and the immense icebergs of the Los Glaciares National Park. The tour goes through the Spegazzini and the Upsala glaciers, entering the bays that they form and also includes sailing in the cord of icebergs located about 20 km from the Upsala glacier.

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