Highlights / General details
This city circuit mostly includes the streets of the old historic town, where you will see some traditional buildings from the time of the pioneers.
Your guide will tell you about the history of these pioneers, show you some fauna and flora, as well as give you other interesting details about this touristic village.
You will visit Laguna Nimez (outside view only), only a few meters from the coast of Lake Argentino. Here, with the use of powerful binoculars at your disposal from the vehicle, you can participate in some bird watching.
Visit the orchards area, where fine fruit like strawberries, cherries, and sour cherries are cultivated with great effort. Here you can learn to appreciate the different production techniques transmitted from generation to generation.
You will also pass by Cuevas del Gualichu (outside view only), an archaeological site about 7 km from the city, where you can view the prints of the first men who inhabited these lands.
Finally you will stop at the Mirador of Virgen de la Paz where you can view El Calafate from an astonishing viewpoint.
Hotel pick up and drop off from hotels in El Calafate; Spanish/English speaking guide; Visit fruit orchards; Learn about Historic Pioneers of the Area.
National Park Entrance Fee; Lunch; Inside View of Cuevas del Gualichu; Inside View of Laguna Nimez; Gratuities.
Hours of operation
Available: Daily; Departs at 9:00am and 3:00pm. No tour departures on: January 1; May 1; December 24-25, 31.
Approximately 2.5 Hours.
Departure Point: Hotels in El Calafate.
Tour requires a 2 passenger minimum to operate.
It is highly recommended visitors bring their own lunch as it is not provided.
This tour is subject to weather conditions. In the unlikely event of a cancellation due to weather, a refund will be provided or an alternative will be offered.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**