The massive blue-tinted Perito Moreno glacier surrounded by snow-covered hills and mountains.

El Calafate Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts
The massive blue-tinted Perito Moreno glacier surrounded by snow-covered hills and mountains.

El Calafate Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts

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Visit the heart of the rugged Patagonia region with our private and small group El Calafate tours. Surrounded by beautiful lakes, snow-capped mountains, and gigantic glaciers, this quaint town is known as the gateway to Los Glaciares National Park, home to 356 glaciers and countless stunning glacial lakes. Particularly impressive is a tour of the Perito Moreno glacier, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The town of El Calafate welcomes visitors with its boutique hotels and delicious restaurants after a long day of trekking or sightseeing in this wintery wonderland. Contact us to start planning your once-in-a-lifetime trip to this unique destination.

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What to Do in El Calafate

Explore the stunning landscapes of Los Glaciares National Park from the nearby town of El Calafate. Your Latin America For Less travel advisor can help you create the perfect itinerary tailored to your interests and preferences.

The town of El Calafate, the main gateway to the spectacular Los Glaciares National Park.

City Tour


Take a city tour and visit sites such as the Glaciarium where you can see beautiful photographic displays, simulation of glaciers, and documentaries. Nature and animal lovers can also visit the beautiful Laguna Nimez Reserve.

Visitors looking at the massive Perito Moreno glacier from a wooden walkway.

Los Glaciares National Park


Los Glaciares National Park features two of Argentina’s largest lakes: Lake Argentino and Lake Viedma. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1981, the park attracts numerous tourists to climb or trek the area’s famous peaks.

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A visitor standing at the summit of an ice-covered hill on top of the Perito Moreno glacier.

Adventure Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add some extra adventure to your personalized itinerary. Get your adrenaline pumping with hikes and multi-day treks, jungle expeditions, white water rafting trips, mountain biking tours and more. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your adventure.

The Glaciarium Patagonian Ice Museum, built to educate visitors about ice and glaciers.

Cultural Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about adding cultural tours and experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the rich cultures of Latin America and learn about the unique customs and traditions maintained by its people. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your cultural tour.

A jacuzzi under a cabin-style wood ceiling at the Kosten Aike hotel in El Calafate.

Spa & Wellness Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add spa & wellness tours to your personalized itinerary. Take advantage of a free day to enjoy some rest and relaxation at a resort, or visit a spa to unwind after a long day of exploring. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors to start planning your spa & wellness tour.

A plate of sorrentinos con salsa bolognesa, one of the many hearty dishes available in El Calafate.

Food Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add food tours and culinary experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the unique cuisines of Latin America and enjoy exclusive visits to some of the world’s top restaurants. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your food tour.

A cruise ship navigating the water next to an enormous glacier near the town of El Calafate.

Family & Friend Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add family-friendly tours to your itinerary. Our team can help you build the perfect trip for your family, whether your group has small children, teenagers, senior citizens, or all of the above. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your family tour.

Explore Argentina

With unique culture and breathtaking landscapes, Argentina offers countless attractive destinations for travelers. Discover some of the best places to visit in Argentina below.

Buenos Aires


Often called the "Paris of South America," Buenos Aires is like no other Latin American capital. With its European atmosphere and warm people, this vibrant city is a must see in Argentina.

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Iguazu Falls


Straddling Argentina's sub-tropical border with Brazil, the astonishing Iguazú Falls are among the most spectacular in the world, and one of South America's most popular destinations.

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Bariloche


Stunningly situated on the shores of the beautiful Lake Nahuel Huapi, Bariloche is the gateway to Argentina's most beloved region, the dazzlingly beautiful Lake District.

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Mendoza


A beautiful countryside of high-quality vineyards surrounds Mendoza, which is just a stone's throw from the continent's highest peak, the majestic Aconcagua, making it the perfect place for nature and wine lovers alike.

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Salta


With its colorful past and rich culture, this charming colonial city is one of the highlights of northern Argentina. Discover Salta’s history and its breathtaking countryside filled with striking natural wonders.

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Ushuaia


The city at the "end of the world," clinging to the southern tip of Argentina, Ushuaia boasts a fascinating history and is the gateway to Patagonia’s most spectacular park, Tierra del Fuego National Park.

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Puerto Madryn


Puerto Madryn is famous for its proximity to the stunning Peninsula Valdes, where a prodigious array of wild marine animals comes to live including colonies of penguins and whales.

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El Chalten


Isolated deep in the heart of Patagonia, the small town of El Chalten boasts an incredible location right next to the beautiful Los Glaciares National Park and majestic glaciers.

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Patagonia


Shared by Chile and Argentina, Patagonia is a wild land of cleaving glaciers, deep forests, and piercingly blue waters that offers countless opportunities for sightseeing, nature watching, trekking and more.

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El Calafate Hotels

Discover the best places to stay in El Calafate with our top pick El Calafate hotels.

A spacious room facing a beautiful Patagonian landscape at the Xelena Deluxe Hotel in El Calafate.

Xelena Deluxe Hotel

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

René Favaloro 3548, El Calafate

Perched on the banks of Lake Argentino, Xelena Hotel & Suites allows for full immersion in the landscapes of Patagonia. The hotel includes a spa with indoor-outdoor heated pool, 8-person Jacuzzi and a dry sauna. The delicious on-site restaurant serves Patagonian cuisine paired with a selection of Argentine wines.

A lovely room with carpeting and a cabin-style wood ceiling at the Kosten Aike in El Calafate.

Kosten Aike

★ ★ ★ ★

Gobernador Moyano 1243, El Calafate

This charming 4 star hotel is located in a mountain town just a 9 minute walk from the beautiful Argentino Lake. The cozy lodge-style resort is committed to sustainability and has rustic finishes, onsite dining, and a game room. Nearby attractions include Perito Moreno Glacier and Torres del Paine.

A cozy room facing out towards the Patagonian landscape at the Sierra Nevada hotel in El Calafate.

Sierra Nevada

★ ★ ★

Avenida Del Libertador 1888, El Calafate

Located on the main street of El Calafate just 500 meters from the downtown area, Sierra Nevada offers views of Bahia Redonda and Los Glaciares National Park. Rooms are designed with contemporary decor, and include a private bathroom. The hotel also offers an onsite bar and restaurant.

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