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Viedma Glacier, El Chalten
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Hike on Viedma Glacier, part of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. Flowing into the western end of Lake Viedma, the glacier ends in a cliff rising 40 m (131 ft) over the lake and creating an impressive natural sight. The coloration of the glacier, which appears to be striped black and white, is the result of debris collecting in the ice as it moves across the land. Book a guided walk on the glacier with one of the operators providing specialized gear for glacier hiking, or view it on a boat tour. Our El Chalten vacation generator makes visiting Viedma Glacier and other El Chalten attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We had a great guide for this visit to the glacier and enjoyed a safe and educational walk on the surface with crampons. However, because the glacier has been receading, the current approach involves ...  more »
  • Excellent excursion performed with my partner. We are seniors and we enjoyed the ride because we are at all times care for the guides, which are excellent. Really to recommend to do so at any age.
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  • The Viedma glacier trekking is amazing, we are walking with crampons between very deep cracks. We made the trip with the Fitz Roy company adventures, very professional.
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  • Amazing experience. Awesome trekking to reach at the top
  • Bellismo glacier, and walk on the was a unique experience. The navigation up, the landscape, the environment really is magical. Safety pin!
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  • Beautiful glacier! We walked to an amazing lookout!