In El Calafate you can hire an entertaining walk through the city, passing through the most traditional places.
El Calafate City Tour with Visit to Walichu Caves
We begin with a visit to Punta Walichu, an archaeological site located 8 km from the town, which will show you the footprints of the first men who walked these lands. A walk along the eaves and caves will allow you observe cave paintings (originals and reproductions) as well as a exceptional view of Lake Argentino and the Andes Mountains. The circuit also travels the main streets of the old town, showing you the typical early constructions of the pioneers as well as the buildings of the current civic center. The guide will be responsible for transporting you back in time to the history of the first settlers, will show you the flora, fauna and other interesting details that treasure this small Tourist Village.
You will visit the Paseo Costero and Bahía Redonda, a few meters from the shore of Lake Argentino, where you can observe the abundant local birdlife.
Then we will visit the Historical Interpretation Center where you will observe through of a self-guided tour, the events of greatest historical relevance from the glaciations to the present.
Finally La Chacra Las Moras will receive you to show you a place of production of fine fruits and vegetables that surprises the visitor Be part of the history of the place, contemplating El Calafate, on the shores of imposing.
The first stop will be in Punta Walichu, an archaeological site where you will know 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 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.
At 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 of being a witness of the development of the place and realize that you are also part of its evolution.
No. All people can participate in this activity.
Ask before booking with us.
After booking and finalizing payment, you will receive a confirmation for 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 we will send you the voucher before your excursion begins.
(From December 15 to March 15 the afternoon departure is at 5 pm)