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Perito Moreno Glacier in Patagonia, Argentina


Perito Moreno GlacierIn Patagonia, Argentina is one of the most beautiful places in the country, the National Park and Glacier Perito Moreno. Witness the breakup of the glacier is unforgettable when huge chunks of ice off generating a noise impact.

Los Glaciares National Park covers an area of ??600,000 hectares and is one of the most beautiful places in Argentina, being declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1991.

At a distance of 80 kilometers from El Calafate is the amazing Perito Moreno Glacier, whose name recalls Pascasio Francisco Moreno (expert geographer and anthropologist) who marked the boundaries with Chile and was the first explorers of this land.

From all parts of Argentina have tours that cover the southern area of ??the map (Patagonia) and its dramatic scenery can be reached by air or land.

Tourism is abundant throughout the year, with the winter months the best time to visit this area and everything is frozen to the fullest.

The services are of high standard accommodation, with excellent hotels and restaurants, with tours to Patagonia and Ushuaia an excellent alternative if you reach the Glacier Perito Moreno.

From Buenos Aires to the southern part of Argentine territory is a distance of 2800 kilometers.

The landscapes are wonderful can be enjoyed from the arrival to the National Park itself, where the first view of the glacier occurs at a place called the “curve of Sighs.”
Perito Moreno Glacier in Patagonia, Argentina

The lake surrounding the glacier Perito Moreno is completely frozen and the height of the glacier reaches 60 meters above sea level and more than 5 kilometers wide.

The glacier is the largest of the 356 found in the National Park and presents a continuing movement, where there has been progress and setbacks that have reached two meters per day of movement.

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