Punta Walichu and Glaciarium

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Punta Walichu & Glaciarium

Visit PUNTA WALICHU archaeological site located 8 km from El Calafate.

$45.00

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Punta Walichu & Glaciarium

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$45.00

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This site has an impressive view of Lake Argentino and serves as a point of meeting for this original excursion that manages to interest us in anthropology and
archeology while observing its geological rock formation sedimentary and a vegetation of the steppe type.
You can see here eaves and natural caves that the man of the Neolithic to leave their traces with paintings dating back some 4,500 years approximately antiquity, according to research carried out by the Museum of Natural Sciences of La Plata, in 1988.
The route of the interpretation trail will involve a simple walk of 45 minutes to 1 hour in length. There is a display with fossils, original projectile points, tools and photos
of the last Tehuelches. Punta Walichu is a journey through time, in addition to its archaeological value,
The beauty of the landscape is surprising, ideal to enjoy on its stony coasts. Around 11.00 a.m., we leave Punta Walichu to go to GLACIARIUM, Patagonian Ice Museum., Modern center dedicated to the dissemination of the Patagonian Ice. The suggestive architecture of straight lines and glacier-like geometry invite you to discover this fascinating world. In the
dioramas, through the combination of photographs and scenographies, some of the formations that glaciers present. They will be able to observe a audiovisual show on three screens and a spherical projection to know
The history of our planet. Tour the great Patagonian glaciers, get to know its details and behavior. Imagine how is one of the great extensions of ice in the world when you see our model of the Southern Patagonian Ice. We return to the hotels at approximately 1:00 p.m.

We visit PUNTA WALICHU an archaeological site located 8 km from El Calafate.
This site has an imposing view of Lake Argentino and serves as a meeting point for this original excursion that manages to interest us in anthropology and archeology while observing its geological formation of sedimentary rocks and vegetation of the steppe type. You can see here eaves and natural caves used by the Neolithic man to leave his prints with paintings dating back to approximately 4,500 years old, according to research conducted by the Museum of Natural Sciences of La Plata, in 1988.
The route of the interpretation trail will involve a simple walk of 45 minutes to 1 hour. There is a sample with fossils, original projectile tips, tools and photos of the latest Tehuelches.
Punta Walichu is a journey through time, in addition to its archaeological value, it surprises the beauty of the landscape, ideal to enjoy on its stony coasts.
Around 5:15 p.m., 5:30 p.m., we leave Punta Walichu to go to GLACIARIUM, the Patagonian Ice Museum, a modern center dedicated to the dissemination of Patagonian Ice. The suggestive architecture of straight lines and glacier-like geometry invite you to discover this fascinating world. 

In dioramas, some of the formations presented by glaciers are recreated by combining photographs and scenery.

You can watch an audiovisual show on three screens and a spherical projection to learn about the history of our planet. Tour the great Patagonian glaciers, know their details and behavior. Imagine how it is one of the great ice extensions in the world to see our model of Southern Patagonian Ice.
We return to the hotels at approximately 7:00 p.m.

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No. All people can participate in this activity.

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.

if the passengers want staying longer can return on the Glaciarium Shuttle.

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