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
El Calafate City Sightseeing Tour Including Walichu Caves
"Start your tour with a pickup from your centrally located El Calafate hotel. Relax into your air-conditioned coach or minivan and enjoy the views over the untouched landscapes on route to Walichu Caves.After roughly 30 minutes arrive at the ancient caves on the shores of Lake Argentino. Marvel at the spectacular milky-blue lake and follow the trail (own expense) to gaze at the aeons-old rock paintings. Admire the recreated and authentic depictions of humans and animals and learn from a local guide how they date back around 4000 years to Paleolithic times and were probably originated created by pre-Tehuelche hunter-gatherers.Next drive back to El Calafate for a panoramic sightseeing tour. Drive past the early 20th-century buildings and homes built by its first settlers as well as the main plaza
"Departing from El Calafate you'll enjoy a scenic 31-mile (50-km) drive through the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz. Upon reaching Puerto Bandera on Lake Argentino your full-day sightseeing cruise begins!Sail through Lake Argentino and take in the beauty of the Patagonian landscape that surrounds you. You'll travel past the tallest and largest glaciers in the region and have plenty of time to take some grea you'll travel north of Lake Argentino and enjoy lunch on the cruise (own expense).After lunch you'll head back for your return to Puerto Bandera and on to your El Calafate hotel.""""Get up close and personal with the largest glaciers in the El Calafate region on a full-day sightseeing cruise. Sail through Lake Argentino and admire the majestic beauty and size of the Upsala and Spegazzini glaciers. Then
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 ...