Buenos Aires - El Calafate 4 Days 3 Nights,
Starting at US$999

DAY 01 Buenos Aires - Argentina

Reception at the airport and transfer to Hotel.

Lodge at Hotel.

DAY 02 Buenos Aires - El Calafate

Breakfast.
Transfer to Airport .
Flight: Buenos Aires - El Calafate.
Reception and transfer to Hotel.

Activity: ” Excursión to Moreno Glacier”- Perito Moreno glacier( included)

It is a colorful place, located at the foot of the hill that has the same name and between the borders of the Argentino Lake, 185 m.over the sea level. On the way to the Glacier "El Calafate" is located 315 km away from Rнo Gallegos, Capital City of the Province of Santa Cruz and 2750 km away from Buenos Aires. El Calafate, was founded by National Decree on December 7th, 1927, with an actual population of approximately 4000 inhabitants, emphasizing the shared in common and communicative sense of its people, signs of vital importance for the traveller. Its climate is dry.In summer, the average temperature is 18,6°C in winter, the average temperature is - 1,8°. The daylight hours vary according to the season of the year, in summer the longest day is December 21st with the sun showing up at 05:30 am and the sunset is approx at 11 pm. In winter the shortest day is June 21st, with 8 hours daylight (09:30 am to 05:30 pm).

Optional Activity: Breaking of the Glacier P. Moreno

The National Park and Natural Reserve "Los Glaciares", declared by UNESCO Site of World-wide Patrimony (natural), are constituted by the lakes Viedma, Argentino and his environs, and that part of the ice field includes the glaciers Moreno, Onelli, Agassiz and Upsala with a front of 5 km descend. The most amazing glacier is the Perito Moreno that descends to the Argentino Lake.

DAY 03 El Calafate

Breakfast.

Lodge at hotel.

Optional Activity: ”Sailing to Upsala, Onelli and Spegazzinni Glaciers” Return to El Calafate.

 The Upsala Glacier is the largest glacier within the continental patagonic ice, even though it has suffered severe losses during the last years. It owes its name to the swedish city of Upsala, which university promoted the first glacialogical studies in the area. The height of its walls ranges from 197 to 262 ft (60-80 m) and its surface is of 232 sqm (595 km2), it is 37 miles (60 km) long, and 3-4 miles (5-7 km) wide. The total basin surface of this glacier is of 390 sqm (1000 km2). The dept of the lake at the front of the glacier is of about 3280 ft (1000 m).

Spegazzini Glacier was named after the botanist Carlos Spegazzini who made the first studies of the local flora. This glacier has a surface of 26 sqm (66 km2) and it's 15.5 miles (25 km) long, and 1 mile (1.5 km) wide. The height of its front (262-443 ft/80-135 m) is an outstanding characteristic. It's the highest glacier within the National Park. ALong the left margin of the glacier we find very little vegetation due to a fire occurred over 60 years ago.

Landing in Onelli Bay we find ourselves surrounded by forest. A typical patagonic forest where lenga and guindo are found all over covered by "old man's beard" usnea (liquen). Crossing the forest, through approx. 872 yds (800 m), we reach Onelli Lagoon, where glaciers Onelli (45 km2/18 sqm), Bolado (16 km2/6 sqm) y Agassiz (31 km2/12 sqm) meet. Given the plenty detachments of icebergs from these glaciers, we usually find the lagoon full of them.

DAY 04 Calafate - Buenos Aires

Breakfast.
Transfer to Airport.
Flight: Calafate - Buenos Aires.

End Of Services

Price Per Person Based On Double Occupancy, Starting at US$999

INSURANCE INCLUDED IN TRIP (*)
Trip Cancellation UP TO US$500 PER PERSON (additional coverage available at low cost)
Trip Interruption UP TO US$500 PER PERSON (additional coverage available at low cost)
Emergency Medical/Dental Coverage $10,000
Emergency Medical Transportation $50,000
Baggage Coverage $500
Baggage Delay $100
Travel Delay $150
24-Hour Hotline Assistance Included

(*) Courtesy trip cancellation or trip interruption insurance up to US$500 per person unless additional coverage requested and purchased by client, Additional coverage is available at additional cost. Insurance provided by Access America under their rules and regulations. Valid for US citizens only. International flights, individual tours and treks are excluded. Insurance not available for residents of Washington State. Peru Travel and Tours, LLC is not obligated to purchase an insurance policy nor liable if a policy is declined by client. Peru Travel and Tours, LLC is not obligated to compensate in any way if a policy is not purchased or can not be purchased.

Buenos Aires - El Calafate 4 Days 3 Nights
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