El Galpon del Glaciar

Address: Ruta Provincial 11 Km. 22, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia, 9402, Argentina | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel, located on Ruta Provincial 11 Km. 22, El Calafate, is near Glaciar Perito Moreno and El Chalten.
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    Travel Blogs from El Calafate

    Perito Moreno Glacier

    A travel blog entry by lisakresky on Mar 16, 2015

    43 photos

    ... also known as a ranch. It is one of the biggest in the area. We even saw some animals along the way including rheas, eagles, and a grey fox. We stopped for a bathroom and snack beak at a little rustic place along the way. There was almost like a petting zoo outside the doors of the place as the goats allowed you to pet them or would come up and stand beside you and the guanaco. The guanaco and one of the goats kept trying to get inside, ...

    46. El Chalten to El Calafate (1 day, 136 miles)

    A travel blog entry by thomsontrolls on Feb 09, 2015

    25 photos

    ... country steppe. It was a memorable day, partly for the change in the landscape, and partly because it was the furthest either Matt of John had ever ridden in a single day. Sunday 8th February. Perito Moreno Glacier. Matt and John woke feeling tired, whilst Nadine woke up still choking and wheezing. There was only one thing for it: a visit to the Perito Moreno glacier. After an 85 kilometre bus ride, we arrived at the drop off point: four kilometres of walkways set about two ...

    Glacial Dreaming

    A travel blog entry by gsgladman on Feb 01, 2015

    12 photos

    ... getting a closer look the following day.
    Some quick facts about Perito Merino - the Glacier covers 255,000 sq km (larger than the entire province of Buenos Aires), it's face is 5km wide and 70 metre high and it creeps forward at a pace of 2m a day into Lake Argentina, the country's largest. Our journey into the Perito Merino National Park to view this impressive feature up close entailed a bus ride, then an hour in a boat taking us to within 500 metres ...

    Glacier Calving

    A travel blog entry by gaye1959 on Jan 27, 2015

    14 photos

    A 9.30 pick up to go to the Perito Moreno Glacier. It is an 80 km drive to the glacier, into the Los Glaciers National Park where we drove along the Brazo Rico which is a tributary of Lago Argentino. The park has been declared as Mankind Heritage by UNESCO. When the Perito Moreno glacier slowly grows it cuts off the narrow area where the peninsular and glacier meet and then the water builds up on the Brazo Rico side until it eventually breaks through. Sometimes it ...

    Preparing for glaciers and trekking in the wilds

    A travel blog entry by lizlivinglife on Dec 25, 2014

    ... bus to Puerto Natales where we were to get ready for our trekking in Torres del Paine. We were now in Chile so first priority money. No joy with my cash card so mega charges to get cash on the credit card. Not sure why when it worked perfectly well previously. Then lunch in a delightful vegetarian cafe where everything was home made and the comfy settees and book exchange made me wish there was longer to sit and chill but no it was onward to find a walking pole to ...