Experience Estancia La Maipú

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Located in a remote and isolated place in the south of Patagonia, Estancia La Maipú is a private reserve of 35 thousand hectares , which has an exclusive Lodge with a capacity for only 14 people.

The ranch is located between the Andes Mountains and the shores of Lake San Martín, Santa Cruz province. It offers a large number of natural attractions such as mountains, beaches on the lake and a native lenga and ñirre forest. Its strategic location will allow you to enjoy the authentic Patagonia in its purest and wildest state.

At La Maipú ranch history and nature invites you to connect with the natural environment, allowing you the closest proximity to the native fauna , you will be able to spot guanacos, foxes, hares, condors, woodpeckers, rheas and foxes.  

We invite you to enjoy nature and rest in the middle of authentic Patagonia, choosing the program you like with accommodation in the Lodge, full board and activities within the extensions of the stay where you will always be accompanied by a guide.

The excursions are divided according to the program you choose, however, each one of them will allow you to discover the Argentine Patagonia . You will be able to walk different trails to contemplate the panoramic views of the landscape and Lake San Martín, you will be able to fish with spinning rods trout and salmon, you will enjoy incredible horseback riding ideal for wildlife watching. 

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STARTS
EL CALAFATE (AR)
* El Calafate
ENDS
* El Calafate
DURATION
4 Days
FREQUENCY
Everyday
INCLUDED
* Private transfers.
* Accommodation.
* Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
* Exclusive guided activities: Trekking, fishing, visit to the museum, horseback riding.
NOT INCLUDED
* Excursions operated by external providers.
* Drinks without alcohol.
* Premium/Imported Wines.
* Tips.
DIFFICULTY
Moderate
WHAT TO BRING?
* Adequate clothing to cope with the changing Patagonian climate (several layers of clothing are recommended).
* Waterproof jacket
* Comfortable shoes for hiking and horseback riding
* Gloves and Cap
* Sunglasses
* Sunscreen
* A small backpack for excursions
DESTINATIONS
El Calafate (AR)
OTHER
The fastest and most direct way to get to La Maipú is by taking a flight to El Calafate airport. From there you can hire private transfers to the ranch or rent a vehicle. You must drive about 4 hours, of which half are on RN 40 and the other half on a provincial gravel road (RP 33).

• 4h and 266 km from Calafate
• 3h and 227 km from Chaltén

INCLUDED MENU
These are some of the meals that can be served during the stay at La Maipú. But it can vary considerably depending on the availability of certain foods and the season.

* BREAKFAST:
- Infusions such as tea, coffee and squeezed orange juice.
- Season fruits.
- Variety of homemade breads accompanied with homemade jams, butter and spreadable cheese.
- Cereals
- Eggs (the preparation is as you choose)

* LUNCHES: They are prepared in a Lunch-Box format to accompany the full day activities. In the event that full-day activities are not carried out, lunch can be served in the garden or in the dining room.

- Complete Milanese sandwich
- Vegetarian sandwich
- Chicken and salad wrap
- Empanadas
- Quinoa salad
- cakes

Lunch Box desserts:
- Walnuts dipped in white chocolate.
- Chocolate nougat.
- Oatmeal and chocolate cookie.
- Alfajor of cornstarch.

* SNACK:
- Infusions such as coffee and tea
- Accompanied by something sweet or salty such as croissants, puddings, frola pasta, chipá and puff pastry books with ham and cheese.

* DINNER

- Tickets:
Walnut pesto with pine mushrooms and morels.
Warm salad of beets and pears roasted in the wood oven with kale, cancha corn and roquefort.
Picada (cheese board, salami and preserves).
Fainá with caramelized onion, almonds and slices of Parmesan.
Grilled polenta with roasted tomatoes.
Cream soup.

- Main courses
Grilled trout with rosti potatoes.
Creole steak with roasted vegetables, sweet potato and egg.
Trout sorrentinos with mushroom cream and morels.
Fetuccine with sage butter.
Lentil stew on the disk.
Lamb pie.
Lamb to the cross.
Eggplants parmigiana.

- Desserts
Regional: figs in syrup, cayote sweet and squash in syrup with walnuts and cheese.
Pancakes with dulce de leche.
Apple crumble with cream.
White chocolate havanette.
Key lime pie.
Chocolate volcano.
Chocotorta.

Details of Travel Packages

Choose the program you prefer and live an unforgettable experience at La Maipú ranch:

* PATAGONIA PROGRAM: Four days of accommodation + activities (Full day horseback riding, trekking, fishing, visit to the museum)
- Includes three nights of accommodation in a lodge, full board and full or half day excursions.
 - Transfers from and to El Calafate


* FULL PROGRAM: Four days of accommodation + activities (Unlimited full-day horseback riding, trekking, fishing, visit to the museum, open bar and wine tasting from the Luigi Bosca Winery
- Includes three nights of accommodation in a lodge, full board and full or half day excursions.
 - Transfers from and to El Calafate
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