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Perito Moreno Glacier

This is the most spectacular and unforgettable excursion in all Patagonia.

Perito Moreno Glacier

At the beginning of the tour, you will skirt Bay Redonda of Lake Argentino as well as have the chance to see Solitaire Island.

You will go through the Patagonia valley with its natural environment of species such as guanacos, ostriches, foxes, etc.

Afterwards you will enjoy many interesting spots: Cerro Comision o De Los Elefantes, river Centinela, Cerro Frias (guanacos site), many Patagonian farmhouses and, across the Mitre river you will get into National Park Los Glaciares.

Then, you will go 35 km along the coast of of Lake Argentino’s Rico Branch, among vegetation of incredible trees such as ñires, lengas, notros and cherry trees.

Perito Moreno GlacierAt Curva de Los Suspiros you will get the first panoramic view of Glacier Perito Moreno.

An ice cloak, or glacial cap, covers this Protected Area of 600,000 hectares. Among the 356 glaciers, the Perito Moreno is the most outstanding one, having a front of 5 km long and a height of over 60 meters above the level of the water.
Perito Moreno Glacier fractureKnown worldwide because of its process of fractures, the front of the glacier closes the running of the waters of Brazo Rico when it approaches the coast. This produces a kind of pond where the water goes up 20 meters over the level, creating the filtration that ends up in the fracture.

Perito Moreno GlacierBut show is never-ending. You can watch the detachment of ice blocks of different sizes from a short distance, hear the roaring they produce, and then watch them turned into wonderful floating icebergs.

Walking on the glaciers (see Minitrekking) or going along Lake Argentino to see the front of the other Glacier, Upsala, (see Estancia Cristina) is an unique experience.

In 1981 UNESCO declared National Park Los Glaciares a World Heritage Site. It is an unforgettable experience.

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