Pass through the most traditional places in the city of El Calafate and visit an amazing archeological site: the Walichu Caves! You will get picked up at your hotel, and a bilingual guide will accompany you for the entire tour. This is a unique experience to learn more about the history of El Calafate, as you will visit the first houses, the main buildings, and much more.
The first stop will be in Punta Walichu, an archaeological site where you will learn about the original people that lived in this area, from the prehistoric rock painting to the Tehuelches, the last of the original people that lived here. You will also get information about the landscape, geology, flora, and fauna of the area. The ride will go around the oldest places of the town, visiting the first houses, the main buildings, the community center, and the city hall. You will visit the Bahia Redonda, where we will be able to observe a myriad of fascinating birds. In the end, we will stop at the History Exhibition Hall- Centro de Interpretation Historica, where the exposition will take you through 14000 years of environmental and social evolution from the glaciations to the present. During this trip, you will have the opportunity to witness the development of the place and realize that you are also part of its evolution.
Note: From December 15 to March 15, the afternoon departure is at 5:00 pm.
|Duration:||AM or PM|
|Cancellation Policy:||72 hours before the date of your tour|
|Starting Time:||9:00 am or 3:00 pm|
|Finishing Time:||12:00 pm or 6:00 pm|
|Pick Up:||From Your Hotel|
|Drop Off:||At Your Hotel|
|Language:||English and Spanish|
If for any reason, you decide to cancel the activity or excursion, the cancellation conditions specified in the product description or in the voucher will be valid.
If the cancellation conditions in the product description do not differ, the provider of tourist services will charge you the following cancellation fees:
a. Up to 72 hours before the start of the activity: full refund (again, we indicate that in certain specific cases, the term may differ from this general policy)
b. After 72 hours before the start of the activity: no refund.
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No age restriction.
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After booking and finalizing payment, you will receive a confirmation of your purchase. Then, in less than 24 hours, you will receive the voucher that you can use to take the excursions.
If the reservation is for the next day, we will be attentive and send you the voucher before your excursion begins.
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In that email you will also have the voucher. Print it or take it on your phone the day of your excursion.