Viedma Glacier, El Chalten

4.7
Hike on Viedma Glacier, part of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. Flowing into the western end of Lake Viedma, the glacier ends in a cliff rising 40 m (131 ft) over the lake and creating an impressive natural sight. The coloration of the glacier, which appears to be striped black and white, is the result of debris collecting in the ice as it moves across the land. Book a guided walk on the glacier with one of the operators providing specialized gear for glacier hiking, or view it on a boat tour. For Viedma Glacier and beyond, use our El Chalten trip planner to get the most from your El Chalten vacation.
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  • Just wanted to add a review to let people know that ice trekking on the Viedma glacier is cancelled indefinitely (until global warming is reversed probably) as the glacier has retreated to the point.....  more »
  • We were first cruise of the season (early nova) and Mother Nature was not cooperative. Seas are 7+ meters, winds up to 50 knots and three ports of call have been canceled so far. I’m sure the...  more »
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  • Magnificent, thus glacier is so big it is indescribable.
  • I recommend visiting it is huge, it has various colors on his forehead, even black. we sailed among icebergs one of black coal. It is amazing and spectacular.
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