Estancia Alice - El Galpon

Excursion in which you will visit the touristic farm called Estancia Alice – El Galpon located at 20 km from El Calafate on way to the Perito Moreno Glacier. In the estancia, you can enjoy activities such as sheep herding with Kelpie breed dogs, sheep shearing demonstration, hiking and birdwatching in Los Pajaros Lagoon. After participating in the outdoor activities, you will have dinner with barbecued Patagonian lamb.

$ 2.720 ARS

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Optionals
  $ 390 ARS - Transfer from your hotel
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Shifts
 
    Duration
      4 Hours and a half.
    Requirements
      Be prepared to experience life in a typical Patagonian estancia.
    Included
      Dinner with folk show in the estancia. Welcome tea. Visit to the facilities of the estancia, walk in the surroundings, shearing demonstration and herding sheeps with dogs.
    Not included
      Drinks.
    DisponibilidadesAvailable DisponibilidadesNot available
    Physical difficulty 20%

    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).

    16:15 Pick-up at hotel
    20 km distance
    17:00 Welcome in estancia
    Sheep shearing and herding
    Walk around the estancia
    Visit to the shearing shed
    Dinner and folk show
    Patagonian lamb roast
    21:30 Farewell in estancia
    Return to El Calafate
    22:00 Drop off at hotel
    Included activities
    Optional activities

    The schedule, order and the activities can vary according to the organization of the day.

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    $ 390 ARS
    Transfer from your hotel
    Round trip transfer from your hotel to the meeting point where the tour starts, located at 20 km from El Calafate.
    Dinner with folk show in the estancia
    Patagonian lamb roasted to the stake (traditional cooking of the area) accompanied by salads. Includes dessert.
    Welcome tea. Visit to the facilities of the estancia, walk in the surroundings, shearing demonstration and herding sheeps with dogs.
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