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El Galpon del Glaciar

Estancia Alice El Galpón

Heading to Punta Bandera and the Perito Moreno glacier, on provincial route Nº 11 (paved), and 22 km El Calafate is situated “Alice-El Galpon”. It is an ideal place for ecotourism development adapted to the different times of stay of tourists in the area. At the estancia you can enjoy activities such as sheep herding with Kelpie breed dogs, sheep shearing demonstration, horseback riding, hiking and birdwatching in the Birds Lagoon.

On arrival at the estancia, the staff offers chocolate, tea or coffee with cakes, sweets and homemade cakes. Then, the activities begin: sheep herding performed by gauchos on horseback and with Kelpie dogs and trekking to the Birds Lagoon.

After returning from the lagoon, you make a tour to the old shearing shed and participate in a demonstration to learn about this practice and wool processing.

Luego de las actividades, los recibimos con el típico cordero patagónico hecho al asador, variedad de vegetales y ensaladas y postre (bebidas no incluidas). Para finalizar el día, presentamos un show de danzas folklóricas a cargo de artistas locales.

The tour is also available departing from El Calafate in the afternoon and returning at night.

Departure time: 16:00
Arrival time:22:00
Annual availability: Desde Octubre hasta Abril..
Requirements: -.
Duration: 5 horas y media..
Time needed: Medio día..
Included: Té de bienvenida, cena y show folklórico..
Not included:Drinks..
Available languages: Español, inglés..

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