Top 16 Things to do in El Calafate, Argentina

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El Chalten Day Trip
Pay a visit to El Chalten on this self-guided adventure in spectacular countryside, where the beauty of Mount Fitz Roy surrounds you. Discover extraordinary glaciers and Patagonian landscapes in Los Glaciares National Park and explore the hiking capital of Argentina... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

13 hours

Free cancellation

$169
per person

Full-Day El Chalten & Viedma Glacier Trek
Set out for El Chalten for an unforgettable adventure in Los Glaciares National Park. Explore Viedma Glacier, the largest glacier in the park, get fantastic views of Mount Fitz Roy, and enjoy a cruise on Lake Viedma to admire the... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

13 hours

Free cancellation

$240
per person

Full-day El Chalten Tour & Cruise on Viedma Lake
Get ready for a spectacular adventure in Los Glaciares National Park. This tour gives you an incredible view of Mount Fitz Roy and the famous hikers' village of El Chalten, and lets you admire the scenery from the water with... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

13 hours

Free cancellation

$323
per person

Glaciarium Admission with Roundtrip Shuttle
Head just outside of El Calafate to uncover the science and history of Patagonia's glaciers at the Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico. Learn how these monumental sheets of ice were created, find out which explorers first captured their beauty, and... Read More

Categories: Attractions

2 hours

Free cancellation

$31
per person

Guided City Tour
Take in the sights of the historic town of El Calafate and see traditional buildings that date back to the time of the pioneers. This tour is a great way to learn about the town's history and how it came... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

$69
per person

Ice Rivers & Glaciers Sailing Tour
Set out for an icy adventure in a uniquely Patagonian landscape with a visit to the ice floes and glacier fields around Punta Bandera. Navigate the Spegazzini Canal by boat to admire the grandeur of ancient glaciers, including the spectacular... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$261
per person

Ice Rivers Express Cruise
Discover the stunning landscapes of Argentino Lake and its scenic glaciers on this guided cruise. Bring your camera to snap photos of the gigantic ice masses as you sail along the lake's northern arm and pass by the Upsala, Spegazzini,... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$238
per person

Perito Moreno Glacier Full-Day Tour
Set off to Perito Moreno, one of Patagonia's most imposing and most visited glaciers, located in the UNESCO-listed Los Glaciares National Park. Admire the gigantic ice formation from different perspectives during the brisk hike along the surrounding catwalks. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$57
per person

Perito Moreno Glacier Mini Trek
Set out for a brisk trek on one of Patagonia’s largest glaciers, the renowned Perito Moreno. Crown this memorable experience by sipping a glass of whiskey poured over a genuine piece of ice carved from the glacier. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$221
per person

Perito Moreno Glacier Nautical Boat Tour
Set off on a nautical safari to Perito Moreno, one of Patagonia’s largest glaciers. Enjoy different perspectives of the impressive ice mountain by walking on a footbridge right in front of the steadily growing iceberg. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$108
per person

Perito Moreno Glacier Tour
Explore the famous glacier of Perito Moreno, a steadily growing mountain of ice located in Los Glaciares National Park. Study this fascinating and massive natural wonder as you learn about its unique regenerative cycle, which allows it to increase in... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$69
per person

Perito Moreno with Glacier Cruise
Set off to Perito Moreno, one of Patagonia's most imposing and most visited glaciers, located in the UNESCO-listed Los Glaciares National Park. Embark on a scenic cruise on Rico Lake, sailing past the gigantic Perito Moreno Glacier, before admiring the... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$25
per person

Shared Shuttle: El Calafate Airport (FTE)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between El Calafate Comandante Armando Tola Airport (FTE) and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from El Calafate the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

30 minutes

Free cancellation

$27
per person

Torres del Paine National Park Tour
Soak up some of the most impressive views South America has to offer in the picture-perfect Torres del Paine National Park. Make your way to Chile for a full day of 4x4 sightseeing, hiking, and photographing stunning landscapes. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

15 hours

Free cancellation

$263
per person

Upsala Glacier and Estancia Cristina Tour
Sail away to Upsala, South America’s second longest glacier, and admire Patagonia’s unique scenery. Board a modern boat to explore the famous Estancia Cristina, dating back to 1914. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

Free cancellation

$240
per person

Viedma Glacier Trek
Spend an unforgettable day of adventure ice trekking on Viedma, one of Patagonia’s largest glaciers. Get a glimpse of majestic Monte Fitz Roy, cruise through ice flows on Viedma Lake, and visit the El Chaltén village, known as the Capital... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

13 hours

Free cancellation

$352
per person

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