The excursion begins in the embarking pier located in “Bajo las Sombras” port, about
6 km before the glacier Balconies- where you embark for a 10 minutes navigation
across the Rico Arm, enjoying breathtaking views of the Perito Moreno glacier’s front
After checking the gear, we get ready, pick up the crampons and walk following
the lateral moraine, for an hour and a half, until we reach the access to the glacier
to start the ice trekking.
There is a breathtaking view of the immense plateau of
During the walk you will be introduced to a number of features within the ice., huge
moulins, crevasses, caves, and above all the special feeling of exploring the middle of
the ice. You will hike for about 3 hours and a half, and spend some time having lunch
somewhere on the ice.
Back on the moraine we start our descent back to the port, to
take the boat and navigate for 20 minutes, very close to the southern wall. Then you
also will visit the Balconies.
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