About Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

If you think you have seen it all in Argentina, then you are far from the truth. There is a spectacular park in the southwest that is dedicated to glacier fields! This is one experience that is as unique as it gets! You don’t want to miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity.

The Los Glaciares National Park is an extremely popular tourist attraction. In the park, there are numerous accessible glaciers that one can visit. In fact, one of the most popular glaciers in the park is the Perito Moreno. This dynamic glacier is known for its enormous size and dramatic icefalls. Apart from these glaciers, the national park is home to many birds, including the black-buzzard eagles.

Must See

  • Amazing glaciers.
  • Rock formation.
  • Wild birds.
  • Enormous icebergs.
  • Onelli Bay, a romantic attraction there.

How to reach

It is 80 km away from El Calafate. You can board a bus El Calafate and Bariloche along Ruta 40. It is mainly run for tourists travelling to watch the giant glacier. The bus ride will cost you ARS18.

You can also take a private taxi and it will cost you ARS 40-55.

Tips

  • Free parking
  • Snacks and water are too expensive inside.
  • Start your day early. 
  • Heavy luggage and bags should be submitted before the entry.
  • Long queues for tickets, especially on weekends.
  • Don't forget to carry your camera to capture the amazing views.
  • Wear jackets as it is too cold inside.
  • Make sure you wear trekking boots.

Visit Time

Sunday:                                                        9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Monday:                                                       9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday:                                                      9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday:                                                 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Thursday:                                                     9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Friday:                                                          9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Saturday:                                                      9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Waiting Time

No

 

Entrance Fee

Yes

ARS 800 for adults

ARS 1200 for two-day entry.

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Time you can spend

3 to 4 hours

 

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