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Argentina  | El Calafate  |  3 Nights

Exceptional Experiences

  • Enjoy a big Trekk (medium difficulty) on Perito Moreno Glacier.
  • Kayak close to the Upsala Glacier and feel the icebergs.
  • Discover the Cerro frias and the high-adrenaline zip lining


The glaciers, lakes and mountain ranges of El Calafate are truly unique, making for a myriad of indescribable scenic experiences. Seeing these natural landscapes allows you to appreciate their beauty, but there are other ways to engage with them. This tour has been put together for the more daring travelers, who are looking to go one step further and interact with the awe-inspiring natural sights Calafate has to offer in a unique way. 

Literally trek on top of the continent’s largest glaciers, kayak next to and around enormous icebergs, and zip line in the large valley of Cerro Frias, surrounded by the snow-capped mountains of the Andes. You’ll have the chance to discover the behemoth that is the Perito Moreno ice sheet and hike deep into glacier country, an icy land that proves both fascinating and physically-testing.  

This is the ideal way for thrill-seekers to discover the best of El Calafate and experience the natural beauty that makes it such a magical place. 


Day 1 - El Calafate: Arrival at El Calafate and transfer to your hotel. Half day tour to Cerro Frias for zipline.
Day 2 - El Calafate: Full day trekking on Perito Moreno Glacier (medium difficulty)
Day 3 - El Calafate: Kayaking over the Upsala Glacier and its icebergs.
Day 4 - El Calafate: Free day & Transfer out to the airport.


Day by day

Day 1 - El Calafate

Welcome to the the charming small town of El Calafate! After arriving and check in at your hotel, you’ll take a half-day tour visiting Cerro Frias, which provides magnificent views of the nearby lakes and mountains of the Andes. You will zip line along the 6 km high-adrenaline route and there is potential for wildlife viewing here. Following this, you will return to your hotel.

Day 2 - El Calafate

In the morning, you’ll head for one of the most important glaciers in Argentina - Perito Moreno. After taking in the beautiful sites, you’ll have the chance to walk the lateral moraine and get a better look at features of the glacier; huge moulins, crevasses, caves, and cracks in the ice. You’ll then take a short boat ride back, navigating close southern wall. Return to your hotel in El Calafate.

Day 3 - El Calafate

Pick up at your hotel and transfer to the Upsala Glacier, the second largest in Argentina. You’ll view this colossal sheet of ice from Argentino Lake, where you can kayak and get up close with other giant icebergs. You may also have the opportunity to see flora and fauna of the area (condors, eagles) as well as navigating close to various cliffs and mountains. After the day’s activities, you’ll return to your hotel in El Calafate.

Day 4 - El Calafate

The last day will be free for you to do as you please. You may want to simply relax, explore the town a little more or visit the Glaciers National Park to further take in the beautiful sights. Once you return to your hotel, you will be transferred to the airport.



Reserve your place


Duration: 3 Nights
USD 1086

Price per person, on a double basis, in intermediate category and in American dollars.


Including & Not


Transfer in and out

3 nights in double room, with breakfast, in the chosen category.

Excursions with English speaking guides.

Entrance fees to National Park.

Shared Bus.

Not Including

Flights or Bus to and from Buenos Aires (ask us for a quotation)

Meals & drinks where not mentioned

Last day visit to the Perito Moreno Glacier


Any other services not mentioned in the previous section


Accommodation Categories

Basic: Rooms include the minimum needed to have a nice stay - a bed and a private bathroom. They are basic but nice and clean. All the tours included in the experiences are group tours.
Comfort: Accommodation normally takes place in 3* or 3* plus hotels. Rooms have some charm and most of them include TV. Some tours are private or semi private.
Superior: Hotels are local boutique 4* or 5*. They have a local appeal and they are an experience on themselves. Tours and transfers can be for groups, private or semi private according to what mentioned in the included services section.

Methods of Payment

Cash, wire transfer or credit card payments through paypal are accepted. There is a 5,4% surcharge for credit card payments through paypal.

Price Conditions

In the event that the customer needs to cancel a reservation made, the amount paid shall be returned after discounting the cancellation expenses, if any. Any cancellation should be sent by written form to the following e-mail address: info@andatravel.com.ar. Any cancellation receipt and confirmation shall be sent by the same way. The expenses shall depend on the advance time by which the cancellation will be requested:
Within 15 days before the service, a 20% penalty of the total amount of the service.
5 to 15 days before the service, a 40% penalty of the total amount of the service.
Less than 5 days before the service: a 60% penalty of the total amount of the service.
Less than 2 days before the service: a 100% penalty of the total amount of the service.
Hours and trips
1. All passengers are obliged to respect all the established hours. All consequences related to its breach shall be at their own expenses.
2. In the event of regular tours, there shall be a 5-minute tolerance for the pick up, after this time, the pick-up itinerary shall be completed. In this case, the passengers shall have to go by their own means to the starting point of the tour.
3. Should the passenger not show up at the pick-up place and at the time mentioned in this document, this shall be considered as cancelled at the last minute (no show) and the total amount of the service shall be charged.
Changes 1. During our trips, different public and private sites shall be visited, the same are booked according to the scheduling, day and choice of the passengers. Access to them is subject to the decision of the authorities at the moment of the visit.
2. Once the booking has been confirmed, ANDA shall not be liable for any change or cancellation made on the passanger's own decision including flight delays of the air company, or any other transportation means.
3. ANDA reserves the right to make partial or total changes of days and/or services composing the tour due to unforseeable circumstances or in case of force majeure, before or during the implementation thereof.
4. ANDA shall have the right to cancel any tour in the event of any of the circumstances provided by Art. 24 of the Decree nr. 2182/72
5. Should the trip last more than the established terms due to fortuitous causes beyond the control of the Company or by force majeure, the expenses incurred shall be paid by the passenger.
The transport is included only in cases specifically mentioned in the corresponding item. The transport services shall be provided by the contracted transport companies. Vehicle transportation shall only be provided for the requested amount of people and/or the specific group.
Personal belongings
1. Any customer's baggage and other personal belongings are not covered by the contract journey. As for all the personal objects, these should always be kept with themselves, irrespective of the part of the vehicle where they are stored. They are carried on behalf and on the customer's risk, being the Operator not liable for any loss, theft or damage that should be incurred during the travel for any reason, including any handling during hotel/airport transfers or viceversa, if any.
2. This document does not include any traveller's possibility nor right to complain to the transport companies or their insurances companies, being the application and compliance of the trasnport companies' terms as well as the ticket the only binding agreement between the above-mentioned companies and the passenger.