So…you think glaciers are boring? It crackles and groans and rumbles. Sometimes it sounds like rapid gunfire, and occasionally like a giant explosion. Perito Moreno Glacier is active and noisy and huge and gorgeous.
The Easiest Way To Visit Perito Moreno Glacier
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When we write about travel experiences we often feel the need for describing things in detail in order to transmit what we felt at a certain moment. We think that words are necessary to help the readers imagine something. However, there are cases when words are excessive and pictures tell more than enough. In our round the world trip, when we were standing at the foot of the majestic Perito Moreno glacier , we felt just this latter. Perito Moreno, probably one of the most famous glaciers in the world not to be confused with the town of Perito Moreno located km to the North is situated 50 km from the small Patagonian town of El Calafate , which people use as a base for visiting the glacier. This enormous glacier is one of the really few ones in the world that actually is growing in spite of the global warming. The end of the glacier bordering the Lake Argentino is more than 5 km wide, and a 60 m tall part of it can be seen above the level of the water.
How to Get to Perito Moreno Glacier
Though photos of the glacier are magnificent, nothing substitutes seeing it for yourself. Trails are very well-marked at the glacier, making for an easy self-guided tour. Terrible idea!! My best advice? So when considering how to get to Perito Moreno Glacier, you can understand why I say taking a bus is the absolute easiest way to get there!
The ultimate guide for independent travellers seeking inspiration, advice and adventures beyond their wildest dreams. If you are planning on travelling to Argentinian Patagonia, chances are that you may have heard of Perito Moreno glacier. The glacier is famous for being one of few in the world that is actually advancing, and as an added bonus, it is all kinds of gorgeous. Getting to Perito Moreno requires you to take a bus ride from El Calafate to the national park.