Trekking Exploradores Glacier Puerto Río Tranquilo

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USD $288

Price per person from
USD $288
Price per 1 adult (traveling alone)
USD $577
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Highlights of Trekking Exploradores Glacier

We invite you to experience one of the most exciting and fun activities the Aysén Region has to offer: You can walk on the Exploradores Glacier!

In this opportunity we will take you from Puerto Rio Tranquilo to Valle Exploradores for a trek in which you will be able to feel and experience the living ice in person.

We will learn more about this glacier from our expert guides as we look through the ice caves, and marvel at the deep blue waters

It is truly a unique experience, not to be missed!
Pick up: Selected hotels in Puerto Río Tranquilo
Time: to be confirm
Drop off: Selected hotels in Puerto Río Tranquilo
6 Hours
October - September
- Specialized guides, prepared at the Patagonia School of Guides.
- Crampons and leggings.
- Entrance to Laguna San Rafael National Park.
- Parking lot.
- Rescue and first aid team.
- Snack.
- Box lunch.
Not Included
- Other foods not specified in the itinerary
- Tips
Physical Reqs.
- Children must wear at least size 35 and be accompanied by their father or mother, (responsibility for the child`s control).
- Children under 10 years are not recommended.
- Recommended for people with a good physical condition.
- Not recommended for people with heart problems, overweight, or who have had recent injuries.
What To Bring?
- Trekking boots, high cane, semi-rigid sole (very important).
- Layers of clothing (1st layer / fleece, windbreaker / water, long pants and pants covers in case of rain).
- Gloves, sun hat and coat, sunglasses, sun cream.
- A snack and energy snacks for the day.
- A wide mouth water bottle to fill with glacier water.
- A change of clothes for rainy days is suggested.
- Small backpack to move your belongings.
Please take into account that activities are subject to weather conditions.
Included Menu
Sandwich, nuts, cookies, juice and fruit.

Details of Day Tours

We will start our tour picking up passengers from hotels in Puerto Tranquilo to Lago General Carrera, traveling 52 km west through Valle Exploradores. This journey will take us approximately 90 minutes. 

Once we arrive at Valle Exploradores, we will prepare all the technical equipment and receive an introductory talk given by our specialist guides, who will accompany us at all times.

We will start our hike through a perennial forest, where we will be able to recognize diverse native species and observe some birds. Little by little we will ascend through the frontal moraine of the glacier until we reach a viewpoint, where we will be able to obtain a panoramic view from the top of the glacier, Mount San Valentín and Lake Bayo.

We will continue down the moraine and from here we will start walking on ice covered with stones and sand. Once we reach the clean ice (in approximately 1.5 or 2 hours, depending on the conditions of the group) we will take a snack and put on the equipment to start walking safely on the white ice.

Here begins the most fun part of the trek: we will be able to see, feel and listen to the live ice while we walk on it, look inside the ice caves, enjoy and get excited with the blue of its millenary pure waters, and learn more about how the glacier goes down the Ice Field to transform itself into a river that reaches the sea. 

Once our tour is over, we will return to Valle Exploradores to take the transfer and return to Puerto Río Tranquilo.
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Great experience in Puerto Rio Tranquilo

If you are visiting Puerto Rio Tranquilo, consider the tour . We had a really great time!

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Includes: Specialized guides, prepared at the Patagonia School of Guides, crampons, and leggings, entrance to Laguna San Rafael National Park, parking, rescue team, and first aid, walking ration: nuts, cookies, juice, and fruit, box lunch

Starts: 00:00 Hs
Duration: 6 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $289

Price for 1 adult: USD $577

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