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Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers Sightseeing Cruise from Puerto Natales
"Arrive in the morning at a centrally located meeting point in Puerto Natales where your guide takes you to the wharf. You also have the option to upgrade your tour to enjoy private pickup from your hotel.Climb aboard the boat and begin your cruise northwest through Ultima Esperanza Fjord or ‘Final Hope Fjord' an inlet bridging Eberhard Fjord and Balmaceda Mountain. The fjord was named by Spanish explorer Juan Ladrillero who hoped that crossing the sound would take him to the Strait of Magellan. Instead he arrived to find sheer walls of ice blocking his path.Today your captain is at the helm for three hours to reach the same glaciers that thwarted Ladrillero. Enjoy a cup of coffee tea or juice on deck. For something with an extra kick
From $275.00
 
Rios de Hielo Express Sailing
"By 7:15am tourists will be picked up from their hotels and transferred to Punta Bandera´s harbor (47 km from El Calafate). At 8:30am after paying the entrance to the national park (not included) we embark on the vessel and set sail onto Lake Argentino´s frozen waters scattered with icebergs. We sail the northern part of the lake until reaching the Upsala Channel where we will meet a splendid barrier of icebergs. Later we move to the Spegazzini glacier viewpoint from where we will also see the glacier Seco. Sp topping 135 meters in height. Afterwards we will sail through another channel of icebergs which is our last stop in the visit.We return to Punta Bandera´s wharf by 2 pm. Please note: The itinerary may change according to climate conditions and for security reasons."""
From $219.00
 
Rios de Hielo Express Sailing
"By 7:15am tourists will be picked up from their hotels and transferred to Punta Bandera´s harbor (47 km from El Calafate). At 8:30am after paying the entrance to the national park (not included) we embark on the vessel and set sail onto Lake Argentino´s frozen waters scattered with icebergs. We sail the northern part of the lake until reaching the Upsala Channel where we will meet a splendid barrier of icebergs. Later we move to the Spegazzini glacier viewpoint from where we will also see the glacier Seco. Sp topping 135 meters in height. Afterwards we will sail through another channel of icebergs which is our last stop in the visit.We return to Punta Bandera´s wharf by 2 pm. Please note: The itinerary may change according to climate conditions and for security reasons."""
From $219.00

More What to Pack in Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

Bring money

All the guidebooks warn you, there are signs in El Calafate that warn you..and yet some people still show up in El Chalten without enough cash. NO bank and NO ATM in town. Some tourist companies...
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puss
Apr 09, 2007

Forget your bikini!

Despite I was there in summer, the weather is cold; above the glacier, you feel the chill wind. You need a good rainproof coat, cap, scarf and gloves (if you did not take gloves, they give you a...
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andal13
Feb 09, 2004

Take a lot of pictures!

Your camera and a lot of films are a must here! The views are amazing, so do not forget to take enough films (if you are not in the digital era). The ice and the sun are dazzling, so a 100 ASA film...
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andal13
Feb 09, 2004

Dangerous sun

Do not forget the sunblock! On a sunny day, the sun can make you look like a tomatoe (remeber you are at the most dangerous place on Earth because of the ozone hole, and besides, the ice reflects...
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andal13
Feb 09, 2004

Cinderella's shoes

If you are going to trek on the glacier, you will be walking on ice, so you will need to keep your feet warm and dry. You have to take sporty boots or shoes, and cotton or wool socks. Leave your...
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andal13
Feb 09, 2004
 
 
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Lago Argentino

Before arriving to the National Park to pay the entrance ticket, we made a stop by the lake in order to watch animals, such as ducks, birds and flamingoes. Our guide, a girl from German origins,...
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The Pasarela

It will take you to the restaurant where the bus will be waiting for you to bring you back to El Calafate. Following this wooden path you will admire the lake and also the glacier from a different...
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares' Signs

They are very didactic and will explain you the flora and the fauna of the place. Thanks to them I learnt that Perito Moreno was a geographer who founded the border between Chile and Argentina. There ...
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The Port

We were brought to this port where the boat was waiting for us. Some customers did not pay the extra money to join us, which was a pity because to be close to the glacier is one of the main wonders...
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"The Blue Ice Cathedral"
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"Wonderful Patagonia"
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"The Glaciers in Patagonia"
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