Safari Experience - Fauna & Steep

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Highlights of Safari Experience - Fauna & Steep

On this tour you will get to know more about the Patagonian history beyond the glaciers, transporting you to more than 80 million years history.
You will know the private nature reserve "Estancia 25 de Mayo", which has areas that are unique in their geology and in the paleontology of Argentina. Here you can discover fossils with an approximate age of up to 15 million years.
You will discover the traces of the first settlers, the original people who inhabited this region 10,000 years ago. You can also discover the native fauna and flora of this special corner of Patagonia, through this 4x4 safari.
You will enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner in the field, at the post "La Selección".
Pick-up from centric hotels. Morning option: 9 AM / Afternoon option: 4 PM
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Drop off to centric hotels. Morning option: 2 PM / Afternoon option: 9 PM
Half Day
Pick-up for the centric hotels
Entrance to the Archaeological zone
Driver and guide in English/Spanish
Wear comfortable footwear and warm clothes, it is also recommended to bring gloves and a hat. Don't forget to bring your camera!
Please let us know in advance if you prefer the vegetarian menu so we can prepare it for you.
El Calafate (AR)
This tour is only available during the months of November to March inclusive.

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Around 9 AM or 4 PM, depending on the choice of the tour, the pick-up of passengers in centric hotels begins, and once ready , the ascent through the Huyliche and Calafate hills begins, travellig in a comfortable 4 x 4. Soon we will arrive to the "Estancia 25 de Mayo" reserve.
We will continue through the course of the Calafate stream, recognizing the change in the flora as we continue the ascent, until we arrive to the post of the Villalba family, first inhabitants of the residence. We will learm about the history of the family while we observe the landscape around us.
We will make a short trekking around the reserve, where we will explore and discover archaeological sites that go back to the era of the glaciations. Once inmersed in the steppe, we will see different species inhabiting the place, while the guides tell us about them and their way of life.
Returning to the gorge, we will enjoy a delicious stew in "La Selección". Here is part of the menu that we can enjoy:
Entree: Homemade soup
Main dish: Lamb casserole with vegetables, or the vegetarian option which consists in sauteed vegetables served in homemade bread (please let us know at the moment of the booking if you prefer this option so we can prepare it in advance)
Dessert: chocolate mouse with almond praline
Drinks: water and wine
After this delicious lunch or dinner we will return to El Calafate, around 2 PM for the morning option, or around 9 PM for the afternoon choice.

Reviews of Day Tours Classic

Great experience in El Calafate

If you are visiting El Calafate, consider the tour . We had a really great time!

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Rates of Safari Experience - Fauna & Steep in El Calafate

Valid rates for 2020 per person

Safari Experience El Calafate
Group Service Includes: Pick-up through downtown El Calafate hotels Lunch dinner Entrance to the Archaeological Zone Driver guide in Spanish / English
Offered in: ESP,ENG,POR
Starts: 09:00 Hs
Duration: 5 HS
Operates: EVERYDAY

From: USD 85

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