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Sailing to the glaciers
Two navigations allow you to unveil different glaciers within the National Park and departing from Nibepo Aike. Both operated by Glaciar Sur (

South Glacier Adventure: In the morning, navigate by the South Arm until its southern end to start trekking within the Los Glaciares National Park. After a slight hike into the forest, you will reach a natural viewpoint of Frías Lake, named after the glacier that used to cover this whole area. Descend to the shore to board a zodiac boat to navigate the lake and reach the opposite shore where the walk starts for about 7 km until you reach the glaciers Grande, Cubo and Dickson or Frías. These glaciers birthed a lagoon, a unique, spacious and exclusive landscape. Now it is time to have lunch facing this amphitheater of glaciers. In the afternoon the path retraces, but the views are different. Walk 6 h / 14 km, very little unevenness.

South Pioneers Glacier: Navigation after lunch by the South and Rich Arm of Lake Argentino to the beach of the Coins, which can only be reached by boat. Walk through the woods, a pristine area. The trail goes into the lenga forest, until the first view of the Perito Moreno Glacier surprises you. We navigate through the front of the Glacier, opportunity to observe landslides and appreciate how its front approaches and is sometimes mounted on the Magallanes Peninsula generating a natural dam. Disembark in Bajo de las Sombras port, from where you can reach the 6 km long footbridges by vehicle. Time to cross them to have different angles of the wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier before undertaking the return to Calafate by vehicle or boat to the estancia.

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