Estancia Nibepo Aike, El Calafate, Patagonia, Argentina
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Trekking Expedition to Los Baguales from Estancia Nibepo Aike

Enjoy this amazing 3-day program with a 2-night trekking expedition from Estancia Nibepo Aike to Los Baguales
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Trekking Expedition to Los Baguales from Estancia Nibepo Aike


An amazing 3-night program to enjoy a 2-night trekking expedition from Estancia Nibepo Aike to Los Baguales

On foot through the vastness of Patagonia, you can explore the corners of Estancia Nibepo Aike, surrounded by the wild beauty of the Sierra Baguales range, until you reach the hidden glaciers.

A 3-day, 2-night trekking experience, with overnight stays at an outpost of the estate serving as a refuge where you can experience authentic rural Patagonian life, concluding the journey with the Glaciar Sur Adventure excursion.

The Baguales are domestic animals that have escaped from humans to return to nature. This hill is named after them because some wild horses and cows still roam that remote area.



Arrive to Nibepo Aike

After pick up from your hotel in El Calafate, or even in El calafate airport, we will go directly to the incredible Estancia Nibepo Aike.

The route from El Calafate to Estancia Nibepo Aike takes travelers through some of the most stunning landscapes of Argentine Patagonia. Typically, the journey begins in El Calafate, a town known for its proximity to the spectacular Perito Moreno Glacier.

From El Calafate, travelers usually head southwest on Provincial Route 11, also known as the “Camino al Glaciar” (Glacier Road). This route offers breathtaking views of Lake Argentino and the surrounding mountains as it winds its way through the rugged Patagonian terrain.

After approximately 50 kilometers (31 miles), travelers reach the turnoff for Provincial Route 15, which leads to Estancia Nibepo Aike. This road continues through the picturesque countryside, passing by vast expanses of grasslands dotted with grazing sheep and cattle.

As travelers approach Estancia Nibepo Aike, they may catch glimpses of the ranch’s traditional buildings against the backdrop of the snow-capped Andes mountains. The final stretch of the journey often involves driving along unpaved roads, adding to the sense of adventure and remoteness of the location.

Arrival to Estancia Nibepo Aike, reception and check in. 1 night of accommodation with breakfast, lunch, dinner and local activitites included.



We start the expedition

After breakfast at Nibepo Aike, we will be ready to start our 2-night trekking expedition to Los Baguales. We hike along the southern shore of Lake Argentino to Laguna 3 de Abril Outpost, where we spend the night.


We continue our expedition

After breakfast, we continue our trip, to The Baguales Range, with views of the hidden glaciers and Lake Frías, the erratic rock to Laguna Corazón. An amazing landscape!


Last trekking day

After breakfast, we embark on the Glaciar Sur Adventure excursion to reach the hidden glaciers, a 14km trek along the bed of what used to be the Frías River. We return to Nibepo Aike by navigating the southern arm of the lake. Tranfser to your hotel in El Calafate or airport. We suggest to add an extra night at Nibepo Aike!

What is Included

  • Transfers in/out from airport or hotel in El Calafate
  • 3 or 4 nights of accommodation with full board included. Check itinerary details
  • Guided horseback riding to the hidden glaciers from Estancia Nibepo Aike
  • Tips


No, the expedition is only available from October to April

It´s a moderated horseback riding. You will be horseback riding around 6 hours per day. Available for children over 12 years old

Yes, check with us special rates for special dates

Absolutely! We can add a couple of nights, and make a wonderful 4-night tour for example to enjoy the glaciers and finalize with your stay at Nibepo Aike.


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