El Calafate: Native Cultures 4x4 Half-Day Excursion

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Activity provider: Patagonia Dreams

El Calafate: Native Cultures 4x4 Half-Day Excursion

Activity provider: Patagonia Dreams
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From US$ 86.32 per person

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Enjoy a 4x4 Patagonian adventure with an anthropological focus. Journey back in time discovering stories of the first expeditions and inhabitants of the area. Admire rock paintings, caves, and incredible landscapes as you learn about indigenous cultures.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Authorized hotels in El Calafate


  • Discover stories of the first expeditions into the area
  • Enter into the world of the indigenous Tehuelche peoples
  • Cross the Patagonian steppe and admire stunning panoramas
  • Witness ancient rock paintings and try to interpret their meaning
Full description

Embark on a 4x4 Patagonian adventure trip from El Calafate. Venture into Los Glaciares National Park and walk along Argentino Lake. Learn about indigenous cultures while exploring the stories of the first expeditions and inhabitants of the area.

After hotel pickup, hop into a 4x4 vehicle and begin your journey through the Patagonian steppe. Between the cliffs and overlooking the Andes Mountains, the tour focuses on the first contact between expeditionary explorers and the indigenous Tehuelche population. Arrive at the shores of Lake Argentino, then listen to a talk from your guide about the formation of the landscape and the native fauna and flora. Drive up the mountain to take in an incredible panoramic view of the city below and its surroundings. From there, appreciate the extension of Lake Argentino and the Cordillera de Los Andes. Walk 500 meters on foot to the archaeological site as you interpret the meaning of rock paintings and the techniques used to make them. End the tour by enjoying a Patagonian-style lunch.

  • Round trip transfer to/from your hotel
  • Lunch
  • Drinks

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    Fomos no horário das 17 horas para janta, vista linda, janta maravilhosa, mas é um lugar muito frio

    March 26, 2023


    Excelente experiencia y de lo mejor las atenciones del grupo anfitrión...

    March 20, 2023


    Interesting day visiting the shores of Lake Argentina and seeing the prehistoric cave paintings on sheltered rocks near the shore. The tour finished with a delicious three course meal in a big cave over looking the lake.

    March 17, 2023

    Product ID: 233607