Safari Experience

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5 hs

Safari Experience is a half day tour for discovering the Patagonian landscape through the observatlon of guanacos, condors, foxes among other animals of the native fauna. You will travel through 80 million years of history in a safari 4×4 watching the evolution of theland, a wall of fossilized oysters, an ancient Tehuelche chenque, remains of native people who lived 10,000 years ago, pioneer ranchers and current flora and fauna of the area close to El Calafate.

During the Safari you will visit unique areas in Argentina, among which highlights an unexplored chenquein the middle of the Patagonian steppe which is an ancient Tehuelche burial site (native indigenous people who inhabited the area) and a wall of fossillized oysters with millions of years old.

The tour departs in the morning andin the afternoon from El Calafate accessing the Natural Reserve “Estancia 25 de Mayo”, which limits the city of Calafate and the Chilean border. You will have excellent opportunltles to take plctures of the Patagonlan landscape and wildlife.

You will visit the area where the first settlers of Estancia 25 de Mayo were installed while traveling next to the Arroyo Calafate in 4×4. When ascending, you will notice the marked difference in vegetation to wards the Chilean border, from where you will have stunning panoramic views of the cerros Centinela and Baguales, peaks that mark the border with Chile.

Upon reaching the highest area of the 4×4 journey, you will get off from the vehicles to make a trekklng to a chenque located In the mlddle of the Patagonlan steppe where you will learn about the Tehuelche culture in relation to the burial of their dead and you will visit a wall of fossilized oysters.

Back in 4x4s, you wlll vlslt an old estancia where you wlll have lunch or dlnner.
This post was used by the ranchers when they worked with cattle in these remote places.
After the meal, you return to your hotel in El Calafate after having enjoyed a tour in an authentic naturalenvironment surrounded by Patagonian fauna.


  • Duration: 5 Hours
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Age: All ages
  • Recommendations: Wear sunglasses, sun cream, warm clothes, gloves and comfortable shoes.
  • Includes: Guide service throughout the tour. Lunch or dinner.
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Safari Experience

4×4 safari + lunch or dinner


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