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Big Ice

An experience that begins at the Port "Under the Shadows" at 9:45 4m. A boat crosses Brazo Rico in 15 minutes to reach the opposite shore. Mountain guides will take you closer to the glacier, crampons selection and the journey starts. The trail runs along the southern part of the Perito Moreno glacier, in little more than an hour you will reach the spectacular viewpoint, where you access the ice and a new perspective is offered: blue lagoons, deep crevasses, giant sinkholes, magical caves, at the center of the world's most remarkable glacier. The expert guides will help you learn more about ice and its surroundings, exploration of 4 hours over the glacier. You will also have half an hour for Lunch on his white ice.
Another hour walk to return and take the boat back.

Departure time: from El Calafate: 7am, Shipping 9.45 am. from the Port "Under the shadows."
Arrival time: at the port: 5/6 pm; at El Calafate, 6.30/7 pm.
(Suspended until September)

Important: Due to the physical demands and difficult terrain this tour is suitable only for people between 18 and 45 years old, having acceptable physical condition, considering that you will walk about 4 hours on ice and scree (excluded: children under 12 years, pregnant women, heart disease, hypertension or those with any degree of motor impairment).
What to bring: sunglasses, sunscreen, warm and comfortable clothing (waterproof jacket, gloves, hiking boots, hat for sun), approximately 40lts backpack, water bottle and lunch box.

Fee: $ 850 .-
Land Transfer: $ 100 .-

• Do not include entrance to Glacier National Park, lunch, clothing, nor personal equipment, which can be purchased at the rental local clothing shops.
** This tour must be paid in cash, credit card payment can be hired directly into the business offices of the company Ice & Adventure concessionaire Glacier National Park (see data at the front desk of RH Calafate).

Rates valid up to April 30th 2013.

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