Heading to Punta Bandera and the Perito Moreno glacier, on provincial route Nº 11, and at 22 km El Calafate, is located "Estancia 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, 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.
Then you will perform a guided trekking to the Birds Lagoon and Argentinean lake coastline where you will learn about the flora and fauna of the Patagonia region.
After returning from the lagoon, you will make a tour to the old shearing shed and participate in a demonstration to learn about this practice and wool processing.
Then we will welcome you with typical patagonian grilled lamb, assorted vegetables, salads and dessert (drinks not included).