El Galpon In The Afternoon In El Calafate

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Highlights of El Galpon Del Glaciar - Patagonia Estancia

Do you want to live a Ranch Day at Patagonia? 20 kilometers from Calafate, is located the Hosteria and Estancia “Galgón del Glaciar”, in an old Patagonia ranch. It has 3 kilometers and a half over the Lago Argentino coast and one kilometer and a half over the Centinela River, where you can make different nature activities! It is a different way to enjoy Patagonia!

This Ranch Day is an ideal program to enjoy Patagonia in contact with nature. You will be received in a traditional way in the old warehouse built in 1912. After this, you will visit the ranch and learn about the history and the typical activities in Patagonia such as walking tours till Lago Argentino, sheep herding with kelpie dogs and horses, Sheep herding with kelpie dogs and horses and other typical rural activities.

To finalize, we will eat the typical Patagonian Lam.
*Calafate central hotels 22:00 Hs approx.
6 hours.
October - April
*Pick-up hotels.
*Tour and ranch activities.
*Horse riding.
*Extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
*Optional activities.
*Comfortable cloth.
*Money for extra expenses.
El Calafate (AR)
*Tour is available from October to April.
*Pick-up only included from centrally located hotels, If your hotel is outside the pick-up area, a meeting point will be assigned.
*Exact pick-up time will be advised 24hs before the tour. Times may vary depending on current traffic and other variables.

Details of Day Tours

- Ranch Deck Reception with a variety of hot drinks and traditional homemade products

- Ranch Activities:

*Sheep herding, performed by gauchos on horseback and with the work of kelpie dogs.

*Walking Guided Tour around the “Laguna de los Pájaros” Natural Reserve and Lago Argentino. We will use a patagonian flora and fauna interpretation walkway where we will see more than 40 migratory birds. 

*Guided Tour and Shearing Demonstration. Guides will inform us about exploitation, production, bailing and wool transportation. Here you will also attend a complete shearing demonstration, given by the shearer of the estancia.

*Typical Patagonian Lamb Dinner 


  • Entrance: Homemade Empanadas 

  • Main Course: Patagonian lamb, chicken and variety of salads. 

  • Homemade dessert.

  • Tango and Folklore Show

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Rates of El Galpon Del Glaciar - Patagonia Estancia in El Calafate

Valid rates for 2020 per person

El Galpon del Glaciar - Afternoon With Dinner (Half Day)
Group Service Includes: -Pick up from hotels - Dinner - Tour for the stay
Offered in: ESP,ENG,POR
Starts: 16:00 Hs
Duration: 6 HS
Operates: Everyday

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Incredible day in El Calafate

if you are traveling to El Calafate you shouldn´t miss the tour El Galpon In The Afternoon. It is a unique experience!

Reviewed by Mike
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If you are looking for what to do in El Calafate, you should consider booking the tour El Galpon In The Afternoon. It´ll be an experience you won´t forget!

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