Perito Moreno Glacier

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Perito Moreno glacier is one of the most imposing glaciers that emerges from the Southern Ice Field and is recognized worldwide for its ease of access and also for the impressive ice detachments from the glacier body. This glacial mass has a front of 5 km and a height of over 60 meters above the lake level. In addition, it has a network of viewpoints and trails of more than 3 km, from where you can get the best views of the entire front and bottom of the glacier.

Geographical Data

Perito Moreno Glacier is part of Los Glaciares National Park. With an area of 726,927 hectares, it is located in the ecoregion of the Patagonian steppe. The climate is temperate cold. Average temperatures range from 0.6 ° C in winter and 13.4 ° C in summer, therefore the ideal season to visit it is Spring, Summer and early Autumn.

Other Glacier options are  Balmaceda and Serrano Glacier

ITINERARY

  • 06:00-06:15 Pick up of accommodation in Puerto Natales.
  • 08:00 Customs crossing Rio Don Guillermo.
  • 12: 00-12: 30 Arrival city of El Calafate and subsequent transfer to Perito Moreno, 60 km away.
  • 13:30 Entrance to the park, where there is a 2-hour tour of the catwalk sector, with the best views of the Perito Moreno Glacier. Optional possibility of making the excursion of approach to the glacier wall in catamaran (not guaranteed). In this case, you will have approximately 1 hour to visit catwalks.
  • 17:30 Departure from the city El Calafate.
  • 22:30 Arrival to Puerto Natales (estimated time)

INCLUDED: Transportation from / to your place of accommodation / Guide (from and towards El Calafate).  

NOT INCLUDED: Food/ Entry tickets (Argentine pesos)/ Catamaran navigation is optional)/ Reciprocity fee.

ENTRY TICKETS PRICE (From April 2019)

General: $800 Argentine pesos / Optional navigation approaching the glacier’s wall, $ 900 Argentine Pesos.

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THIS TOUR:

  • Bring Argentine Pesos to pay for entry ticket, food and navigation (optional and not guaranteed).
  • Previously, check the requirements and necessary documentation to present at Customs.
  • Bring food allowed to pass through Customs. You can also buy it in Argentina.

RESERVATION POLICY

For Bookings: Contact us to check availability. You can reach us:

  1. By telephone at 56 612 371074 and/ or Whatsapp +56962038339/ +56962895442
  2. Email: [email protected]
  3. Contact Form via Website
  4. Social Networks (Facebook or Instagram)

Once confirmed availability: Request reservation via email to  [email protected]   sending data such as: names, number of people, nationality, contact number, then make the payment via Webpay Plus through our website or electronic transfer. Once the payment has been received, the reservation will be confirmed.

For groups or direct bookings you can make prepayment of 50% via bank deposit or electronic transfer. Send voucher to  [email protected] . The remaining 50% can be paid up to 24 hours before the tour.

Payment methods: Webpay plus, electronic transfer or bank deposit.

Special rate: Children from 0 to 10 years old pay between 50% and 75% on some regular tours.  .

Rates: The rates published on our website correspond to regular shared services, with a máximum of 15 passengers per tour, except for navigations.

PERITO MORENO GLACIER

It will be the responsibility of each passenger to check their personal data before leaving the country. In case of foreigners, it will be their responsibility to verify if they need a visa, pay a reciprocity fee, etc. All this according to the current agreements between countries.

The company is not responsible for people who are prohibited from leaving the country.

The company is not responsible for passengers who have pending lawsuits with the Chilean authorities.

The company will not make refunds to those passengers who are rejected at customs because they are prohibited from leaving the country, expired IDs or other reasons in which the company has no responsibility.

Optional navigation in Perito Moreno is not guaranteed. This due to probable delays in customs or cancellation by the shipping company.

Private or group Tours: You must request a quote via email to: [email protected]

Rates change:  From September 15 the rates will be modified because of high season. For reservations made in advance, high season rates will be applied.

Cancellation or rescheduling: On regular tours (except navigations), the passenger may cancel the service or reschedule for another date, at least 24 hours before. In case of cancellation within the established period, full amount will be refunded.

In case of retraction within 24 hours before the tour, there will be no refund or rescheduling. Any cancellation or reprogramming must be requested exclusively by email.

There will also be no refund of money, in case the passenger does not show up at the scheduled hour or is not ready at the pick-up time at their place of lodging.

Cancellation by weather conditions: Full refund will be made when the company cancels the tour before starting the service, due to adverse weather conditions. During the development of the activity, no refund of money is considered, in this case, by factors external to the company. If there is compensation for a special situation, it will be agreed by the parties, and it will be defined by the development that the travel program has had.

Scheduled Programs: With 15 days in advance, confirmed services may be cancelled at no charge. Cancellation between 14 to 6 days before, 50% refund, 5 days before services, no refund.

Navigations: These are carried out by external companies, therefore, we accept their comercial policies which we request to be informed before contracting the service. The main feature is that the departures and / or full development of the activity are subject to climatic conditions.    .

Our service includes 24/7/365. We operate most of the tours directly and the attention is personalized at all times.

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