El Calafate

When to go

Jan-March

Ideal length

4 nights

Transfer time

1 hour flight from Patagonia

Quite possibly the most stunning part of Argentina, if not the continent.  The town of El Calafate itself is nothing special, but the surrounding areas have the most majestic glaciers in the world which you can sail around and walk on.  These are lifetime experiences.

OUR FAVOURITE THINGS TO DO IN EL CALAFATE

PERITO MORENO

One of the most impressive glaciers in the world, this 30,000 year old glacier stretches 4km across the front of Lake Argentina, and at water level is a surreal dark blue. The silence is broken only by the thundering of huge blocks of ice breaking away from the main body and floating down the iceberg channel.

ICE TREKKING

Visiting Perito Moreno Glacier is one thing, but to be able to walk across it is another. Put on the crampons and set off to see the c=vast range of colours and at one stage you walk across a fast flowing river directly beneath the ice. This is an activity not to be missed.

BOAT RIDES

From Puerto Bandera, where the southern arms of the lake meet, as do the waters from the 7 surrounding glaciers, you board your catamaran, which then cruises across the northern section of Lago Argentina, among blue icebergs and the surrounding mountains, up to the Upsalla glacier

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