Big Ice Perito Moreno - Longest Ice Hiking from El Calafate

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Big Ice Perito Moreno - Longest Ice Hiking from El Calafate

This one-day tour is one of the most incredible experiences that can enjoy in the Perito Moreno Glacier. In Howlanders we are travelers too, so let us explain to you why this must be your next adventure. During the Big Ice tour, you will step on the Perito Moreno Glacier ice for 3,5 hours, using crampons and all the equipment. Incredible blue lagoons, impressive caves, and its awe-inspiring ice is waiting for you. It’s an extremely unique sensation that we would love to share with you.

If it sounds like a bit too much for you, have a look at the "Minitrekking Perito Moreno - Ice hiking from El Calafate" ;)

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: El Calafate, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina

We will take a boat to cross the Brazo Rico from Puerto Bajo Las Sombras. Then you will begin your short hike through the southern area of ​​the Glacier where you will experience an incredible viewpoint. The approximate travel time for the hike is an hour. There, the guides will help you put on harnesses and crampons to be able to access the ice and start your route on the Glacier. This is where your perspective will change completely. Unfolding before you will be a whole new world of blue lagoons, deep crevices and breathtaking caves.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Perito Moreno Glacier, Los Glaciares National Park Argentina

During the tour of three and a half hours, the guides will explain the phenomenon of the landslides of the Glacier as well as the the environment and wildlife of the region. You will also have half an hour to have lunch on the beautiful white blanket while experiencing the views. During this break we tend to become aware that we are living a unique moment, walking on the most incredible glacier on the planet.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: El Calafate, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina

You will return to the boat to head back to Puerto Bajo de Las Sombras. This will conclude the unforgettable day, one that could very well be one of the most incredible experiences of your life.

Duration: 2 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Age restriction, travelers under 18 years old and over 50 years old can not make the tour due to governement policy"
"Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"

Start Time: 07:00 AM
Duration: 11 To 14 Hours
Start location: Puerto Bajo las Sombras - Hielo y Aventura, Parque Nacional los Glaciares, Z9405 El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Argentina
Traveler pickup is offered
The tour has different departure times, from 7 AM to 3 PM. The day before, the guide will contact you to let you know the starting time of the tour and the exact pickup time in case you have selected this option.

Pickup at any accommodation in El Calafate (please let us know the address or the name of the accommodation). If you are staying in an Airbnb, a meeting point will be indicated since pick-up is not possible in lodgings without reception service.

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Transfers to and from the hotel
  • Crampons
  • Boat Ride
  • 1 hour on the walkways
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish-English)
  • Entry/Admission - El Calafate
  • Entry/Admission - Perito Moreno Glacier

Not Included

  • Entrance to the National Park (you can buy your ticket there in Argentine pesos)
  • Food


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