The event of glaciers falling from the height is not a common phenomenon that can be observed every day. Such one amazing place in the world lies in Argentina where international tourists come to see the phenomenon of falling glaciers that happen every hour or so.
Los Glaciares National Park, being the second largest park in Argentina extends on an area of 170 km (759,000 hectares) along the Chilean frontier. Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina being a blend of scenarios including mountains, lakes and woods offers the most elating experience to its visitors. The one end at the west, Andes is all covered with ice and snow turning it in a chilly zone while on contrary the other end at the east is a dry Patagonian prairieland. The lovers of snow, who are enthused by the huge Glaciers and have extreme love for nature, cannot miss a place like Los Glaciares National Park. The Los Glaciares National Park has always been a centre of attraction for the tourists in South America.
The name Los Glaciares National Park is given due to the unique attribute of glaciers being born on the Ice Caps, which are 1500 meters above sea level as compared to the normal glaciers being formed at a height of 2500 meters above sea level in the rest of the world. The glaciers formed in Santa Cruz flow down to the bottom and stay at 200 meters above sea level. This changes the scenario of the Los Glaciares National Park making it different than the rest of the world. The tourists can observe and get entertained by this natural phenomenon.
Amazing Los Glaciares National Park
The pressure built by the falling glaciers resulted in three tremendously beautiful lakes named Lago Argentino, Lago Viedma and Rio Santa Cruz. The Monte Fitz Roy in the northern area and Glacier Perito Moreno in the southern area are the beautiful attractions of the Los Glaciares National Park illustrating the two very different environments. The Glacier Perito Moreno is famous for the beauty and the dynamic action of ice falling from a height. The town El Calafate is close to the site. The Monte Fitz Roy in the north is a blend of woods, granite peaks, lakes and glaciers. This turns out to be a unique combination. The mountains Mt. Fitz Roy (3405m) and Mt. Torre (3102 m) are the highest in this area. The place near to Monte Fitz Roy which serves as refreshing zone for the visitors is El Chalten.
There are several ways to plan a trip to see the nature’s bravura glaciers in Los Glaciares National Park. One can book mini trekking tours. The tour includes an exhilarating boat ride which takes fifteen minutes followed by thirty minutes of a heady walk to the glacier. The enthusiastic tourists take photos watch falling activity of huge blocks of glaciers and getting amused by the sound they make while falling from height.
The Google rating for Los Glaciares National Park is 5 stars. Most of the tourists found the place amusing and full of activity. The recommended time to visit the Los Glaciares National Park is from March onwards to September. Most of the tourists find the traveling between northern and southern area thrilling (distance 134 miles). The cafes and eating places are also with a pleasant environment and some of them serve the ice from glaciers in drinks. The visit turns out to be a fantastic experience for a family as well as adventure seekers.