How do you get from El Calafate to Perito Moreno Glacier?

How to Get there by Bus

  1. First head to the main bus terminal in El Calafate.
  2. Buy your bus ticket for ‘Glaciar Perito Moreno’.
  3. The buses leave at either 08:30 or 09:00, depending on the company.
  4. The trip to takes about 90 minutes.
  5. Eventually the bus arrives at the end of the road.
  6. Buses return at 16:00 in the afternoon.

How high is Perito Moreno glacier?

The Perito Moreno Glacier is one of the largest in Patagonia at 30 kilometers long. The glacier descends from the Southern Patagonian Icefield (image top)—2100 meters elevation (6825 feet) in the Andes Mountains—down into the water and warmer altitudes of Lago Argentino at 180 meters above sea level.

How many days do you need in Calafate?

You really should spend at least three days in El Calafate exploring everything it has to offer.

Is Patagonia a glacier?

Patagonia’s glaciers carved its jagged landscape as they pushed out from their source, the massive South Patagonian Ice Cap. They now hang crumbling over cliffs and sweep down valleys to calve into cobalt lagoons. They can be explored on boat trips, ice hikes, kayak trips or ski tours, in areas throughout the region.

When should I go to El Calafate?

El Calafate is best visited any time between October and April. The most popular time to go is between December and February which is summer and the high season. Although temperatures are their highest in these months, it is extremely windy and the weather is always unpredictable, no matter what time of year you go!

What is the name of a traditional food dish from Argentina?

Asado is a way of cooking as well as a social event. It also happens to be Argentina’s national dish. It combines delicious meat with fire and a grill. Popular meats for asado include pork, chicken, sausages, and churrasco (a beef sirloin).

Why choose El Calafate boat tour to the glaciers?

El Calafate Boat Tour to the Glaciers is the most complete navigation in Los Glaciares National Park. This is the only navigation that allows you to visit the five main glaciers of the national park on the same day while you enjoy a delicious Patagonian meal on board.

What to do in El Calafate?

This must-see experience begins in El Calafate, to begin the journey to El Chaltén, a beautiful mountain town. During this… 24. Kayak experience through the Perito Moreno Glacier and walk on footbridges The experience begins at the Perito Moreno Kayak Experience meeting point, located near the main parking lot, where our …

How to get to El Chaltén from El Calafate?

The excursion begins early in the morning from El Calafate. We take the mythic Route 40, that goes along the Argentino Lake… 19. A day in El Chaltén with Trekking by Patagonia Dreams We will start at 7:30 in the morning with the pick up from the hotels in El Calafate.

How long does it take to climb the Balcones de Calafate?

On board 4×4 vehicles, in 40 minutes we will ascend 1,100 meters from Cerro Huyliche to Balcones de Calafate, a spectacular panoramic point of Lake Argentino, the Andes Mountains and the Patagonian Continental Ice.