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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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TripAdvisor
  • The glacier a bit withdrawn, to reach the you have to climb fairly by stones, have some trouble. The instructors you accompany during the journey, but there are that go with care. The landscape is beautiful.
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  • By lack of time only did the navigation by the glacier Viedma, in a day of much wind, very good the excursion, in the boat we accompanied a guide that us gave very good information on the place. Highly recommended.
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  • We did the navigation and view to the glacier alone, the tour takes between an hour and a half two hours. you arrive at the port where the catamaran out route where you arrive in the village there is a turn-off that are 7 km of gravel and you arrive at the port. When you arrive you see water from Lake viedma and what catches your attention is the color characteristic, which is different than the other lakes. good on the catamaran you get a fairly complete explanation of the place, of the glacier, etc etc you can take for eating, drinking mate, etc. they give you a few "alfajores" with a coffee. the truth a linda excursion to do with children and to people higher. What if to us we play a day with much wind and the cold was penetrating so bring hat, gloves jackets. etc etc
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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!