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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 went on a frighteningly windy day and had an epic experience getting from the glacier back to the boat. The glacier walk was far more dangerous/scary than expected. Made for a very challenging day.  more »
  • The ride was part of the tour of El Calafate to El Chaltén. Dew boat we got very close to the Ice. The most beautiful are the blocks of ice blue color, wonderful.
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  • It wasn't very cheap the extra booked glacier trekking, but it was worth it! Alone the trail to the glacier is adventurous; only with the ship across the Lake and then a difficult hiking / climbing path. The trekking is great; always with a tingling sensation, because of the glacier geizte not with columns and other problems.
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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!