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El Calafate City Tour & Walichu Caves

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  • Go back in time to learn about the customs of the native communities in the area
  • Stroll through the streets of old part of the town
  • Visit the local Historical Interpretation Center
The El Calafate City Tour & Walichu Caves tour starts and ends in Santa Cruz Province. The El Calafate City Tour & Walichu Caves is an explorer tour that takes 1 days taking you through Santa Cruz Province, Argentina and other destinations in Argentina.

Explore El Calafate city and get to see ancient rock paintings of Patagonia’s earliest settlers on this 3-hour sightseeing tour. Next, enjoy a panoramic tour of El Calafate "old town", look for flamingos and other birds on Laguna Nimez, and visit the El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center to learn about the area’s geology and glaciers
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“Everything was perfect, the trip exceeded our expectations. A must-do when visiting Buenos Aires”
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“We had the oportunity to had unbelievable views of the glacier, and we had the best experience at the minitrekkig tour on the ice, with the guides and others turist, playing with snowballs and drink whisky with ice of the glacier. The best thing for me, was the chances of getting amazing photos, and also the guides took us to special places where they took the best photos of us.”
Review for another Tangol Tours tour
5 - Excellent
“Everything was excellent. Starting from the beautiful place, the dinner was excellent and the staff very friendly and attentive. The show was amazing, I enjoyed it a lot!”
Itinerary
Start your tour with a pickup from your centrally located El Calafate hotel.

After roughly 30 minutes, arrive at the ancient caves on the shores of Lake Argentino. Follow the trail to gaze at the old rock paintings as you learn from a local guide the history behind them. Next, drive back to El Calafate for a panoramic sightseeing tour. Go past the early 20th-century buildings and homes built by the first settlers, the main plaza, church and other landmarks. Afterward, continue to Laguna Nimez, a beautiful nearby reserve. Take the coastal walk and use the supplied binoculars to spot flamingos, swans and other birds on its waters. Finish at the Historical Interpretation Center, an informative museum about the area’s history, wildlife and geology. At the end of the tour, you will be taken back to your hotel
what’s included
Accommodation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Guide
  • Professional guide
Others
  • Entrance fees to Walichu Caves and El Calafate Historical Interpretation Centre
  • Use of binoculars at Laguna Nimez
what’s excluded
  • Food and drinks
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A deposit of 5 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 31 days before departure. For any departures within 19 September 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

The El Calafate City Tour & Walichu Caves tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

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For this El Calafate City Tour & Walichu Caves tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Other Practical InformationRooms have to be filled when booking. Thus, if you are 1 person travelling you have to pick Single Room. If you’re 2 people travelling, you can either pick either Single Room, in which case each traveler will receive their own Single Room, or Double Room, etc.
CancellationNo additional cancellation fees apply for this El Calafate City Tour & Walichu Caves tour. You can cancel the tour up to 32 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 31 days of departure.
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