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Spirit of the Glaciers Cruise: Patagonia Argentina

Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,817

Cross ice floes and summit glaciers on this exploration of Argentine Patagonia. Aboard the M/V Santa Cruz, you’ll cross the waters of Lago Argentino, passing colourful ice floes and stunning views of the ice walls of Spegazzini Glacier before reaching the famous Perito Moreno and witnessing ice calve from its glacial face.


This 3-day tour takes you to the glaciers of Southern Patagonia on Lago Argentino.

Your trip to Argentina begins in El Calafate, a small town on the banks of Lago Argentino. Board the M/V Santa Cruz, a state-of-the-art vessel with 20 comfortable cabins and modern facilities ready to take you to the glaciers of Los Glaciares National Park. Aboard M/V Santa Cruz, you’ll cruise across the lake, passing through the Boca del Diablo as you make for Spegazzini Glacier. Walk up to the foot of the glacier and take in the stunning panoramic views before cruising along the glacier’s imposing ice walls, which reach up to 135 metres in height. Pass onto Brazo Norte to see a colourful series of ice floes before heading to Perito Moreno, the most popular glacier in the region. Explore the 2.5 kilometre-long foot of the glacier and witness ice calve from its massive walls before returning to El Calafate to disembark.

This exploration of Argentine Patagonia’s glaciers will leave you in awe of nature’s majesty.


 

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Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,817

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Day 1

Embark

Transfer from El Calafate to Lago Argentina where you will board your vessel at the Le Soledad docks. After settling in, begin your journey onto the glacier fed lake to Puesto de las Vacas passing through Punta Avellaneda and Boca del Diablo the narrowest passage on the lake.

Meal Plan Dinner
Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

MV Santa Cruz

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    MV Santa Cruz



    The M/V Santa Cruz combines comfort, design and state-of-the-art technology to offer a unique glacier cruising experience, 20 en-suite cabins with outside view distributed in two levels. Ample deck space above the main lounge as well as the stern and bow deck. Restaurant, library, lounge ...

    The M/V Santa Cruz combines comfort, design and state-of-the-art technology to offer a unique glacier cruising experience, 20 en-suite cabins with outside view distributed in two levels. Ample deck space above the main lounge as well as the stern and bow deck. Restaurant, library, lounge and bar.

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Day 2

Lago Argentina

After a delicious breakfast explore Puesto de las by foot and witness the stunning panoramic views of the Spegazzini glacier for yourself.

Re board and stop in front of Spegazzini glacier with ice walls of up to 135 meters (443 feet). After lunch, visit Brazo Norte with the immense series of ice floes of varying colors and shapes. If the weather conditions are good, you will visit the Upsala glacier 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) wide and a total surface area of 900 km2 (347 square miles).

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3

Disembark

After a dawn breakfast and a visit to the continental ice shelf, head to the most famous of all glaciers in the area, Perito Moreno. Travel around the 2.5 kilometer front (1.5 miles) and be witness the power of nature as the glacier snaps crackles and roars as huge piece of ice 'calve' from the glacier face. Lunch with the glacier and its sounds as a backdrop. Return to the dock late afternoon before returning to Calafate.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch

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DEPARTURES:

Tuesdays & Fridays

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 2 nights' accommodation on board
  • Return seat in bus transfers to Calafate
  • Excursions as detailed in itinerary
  • National park entrance fee
  • Perito Moreno Glacier visit
  • All meals indicated in itinerary
  • Non alcoholic beverages

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

TB CONDORTELC17CR: SG
27 Oct 2017
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