Top 25 Things to do in El Calafate, Argentina

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Calafate Mountain Park 4X4 Tour
Ride aboard a powerful 4x4 truck along the east side of Cerro Huyliche to enjoy a panoramic view of the scenic Calafate Mountain Park. Take in stunning 360-degree views of the Andes, framed by nearby towns, lakes, and spectacular glaciers,... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$73
per Traveler

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

$179
per Traveler

El Galpón Ranch Tour with Horseback Ride & Dinner
On the shores of Argentino Lake, the ranch of El Galpón offers you a day in a spectacular piece of countryside. Admire the views of nearby glaciers, try your hand at shepherding or horseback riding, and be a part of... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$140
per Adult

Estancia 25 de Mayo Ranch Tour with Food & Winetasting
Experience a slice of traditional life in the Argentinian countryside with this visit to the Estancia 25 de Mayo ranch. Taste delicious local fare, sample sumptuous wines, and learn about sheep farming with insightful demonstrations. Enjoy a charming escape into... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$70
per Adult

Estancia Cristina & Upsala Glacier Cruise
Los Glaciares National Park and its surroundings are home to spectacular glaciers and some of the most awe-inspiring natural scenery in South America. Take a journey into the heart of this region, traveling over both land and water as you... Read More

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

12 hours

Free cancellation

$243
per Traveler

Estancia Nibepo Aike Tour & Horseback Ride
Venture out to see the Andean glaciers on this half-day excursion to explore the sights of Estancia Nibepo Aike. Your journey takes you out on horseback over the roads of the steppe, with visits to many of the first livestock... Read More

Categories: Adventures

6 hours

Free cancellation

$140
per Traveler

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

$312
per Traveler

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

$202
per Traveler

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

$25
per Traveler

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

$61
per Traveler

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

$257
per Traveler

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

$139
per Adult

Mountain Bike Cross Fire Half-Day Tour
Embark on a thrilling mountain bike ride down the trails of Patagonia. Breathtaking scenery greets you as you peddle around each corner. Bring your camera to snap memorable photos at stops along the downhill route while your friendly guide tells... Read More

Categories: Adventures

4 hours

Free cancellation

$208
per Traveler

Perito Moreno Glacier Boat Tour
Set off on a stunning cruise to get up-close tof the Perito Moreno Glacier, one of Patagonia’s most spectacular sites. Learn about the steady expansion of this dynamic mountain of ice, enjoy seeing it from different perspectives, and walk on... Read More

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

7 hours

Free cancellation

$93
per Traveler

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

$60
per Traveler

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

$230
per Traveler

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

$61
per Traveler

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

9 hours

Free cancellation

$85
per Traveler

Petrified Forest Tour with Lunch
Head to La Leona and explore the spectacular sights of a petrified forest, Argentino Lake, and the Santa Cruz River La Leona Rivers. Panoramic view of the majestic Andes Mountains form your backdrop throughout this awe-inspiring journey. Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$140
per Traveler

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

$18
per Traveler

Torres del Paine Full-Day Tour
Set off on a full-day journey that takes you over the Chilean border and deep into Torres del Paine National Park. Towering, snow-capped peaks, powerful waterfalls, and endless mountain scenery welcome you from every angle throughout this exhilarating journey into... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

17 hours

Free cancellation

$204
per Traveler

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

$262
per Traveler

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

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

12 hours

Free cancellation

$332
per Adult

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

$260
per Traveler

Viedma Glacier, El Chaltén & Eco Camp Tour
The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Los Glaciares National Park offers a look at spectacular glacial flows left over from the last Ice Age. Explore this immense force of nature with a tour that takes you onto Viedma Lake for... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$227
per Adult

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