Hielo y Aventura, El Calafate

4.5
Gear up for a wild adventure as you trek across the "ice wall" of Perito Moreno glacier with Hielo y Aventura. The tour company offers the memorable experience of walking across one of the world's most spectacular glaciers, providing all the equipment and guidance required. You'll take in the brilliantly clear blue water as you navigate the ice folds in your crampons. Take a camera to capture the scenery in all its splendor. Reserve your place well in advance, as competition for spots heats up in the high season. Work out when and for how long to visit Hielo y Aventura and other El Calafate attractions using our handy El Calafate online tour builder .
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  • Very nice ride on the glacier Perito Moreno, the boat left us in a natural port of stone and there is a walk through wooden walkways and by the beach, to the base of the glacier, at that point you place the grampoes in the shoes and the adventure begins , only the Hielo can exploit this ride, but make it a great way, it's worth
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  • You are transported by car from El Calafate to Puerto Bajo de las sombras (although you can make the displacement on your own) through 70 km of road through the Patagonian steppe bordering Lago Argentino. There it embarks to cross one of the arms of the lake to the opposite shore, from where it takes a walk of about 20 minutes until reaching the glacier, and to begin the walk by the glacier after placing the crampons to be able to walk on the ice. It is a hike through the ice on the glacier that supposes, if, a great adventure but that also results from an extraordinary beauty, seeing cracks, lagoons and beautiful formations. The course lasts 2 hours on the ice and to be able to do it you have to be in good shape; However, only people between 10 and 65 years old are allowed, and in that the guides are very strict because they are provisions of the authority that manages the park. In total the duration is about 5 hours, and is usually compatible with the visit to the viewpoint of the runways of Perito Moreno replacing the nautical Safari, but I advise doing all three if you can and there is time.
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  • We booked the Ice trekking Tour. Just awesome, unforgetable experience. Guides are very professional, everything is perfectly organized and driven: service delivered is top notch. And... there is a surprise at the end! Be sure to bring your gloves!
  • We booked the BIG ice tour on Perito Moreno glacier with Hielo and we’re not disappointed. Despite it being an awfully windy and rainy day, the guides were upbeat and provided bundles of information about the glacier and recent scientific exercises underway in the glacial field. Carlos was especially outstanding and we appreciated his humor and most importantly attention to detail in terms of safety. We would highly recommend this tour and agency to anyone in El Calafate.
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