Estancia Nibepo Aike

The tour Nibepo Aike is the only one that visits a estancia located within Los Glaciares National Park in front of Lake Roca in a scenery of unparalleled beauty. It is also the only one that still continues performing the traditional tasks for which the Patagonian estancias became famous. The tour includes a demonstration of sheep shearing and sheep herding, a walk around the estancia or a horseriding accompanied by a local guide. At the end of the visit, you will enjoy a typical grilled lamb with salad and dessert.

$ 1.950 ARS

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  $ 890 ARS - Transfer from your hotel
$ 700 ARS - 1 hour horseback riding Más info
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      7 Hours.
      Be prepared to experience life in a typical Patagonian estancia.
      Lunch or dinner in the estancia. Breakfast or Snack (tea, coffee, mate and cakes). Visit to the facilities of the estancia, walk in the surroundings, shearing demonstration and Creole skill.
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    Physical difficulty 20%

    It is the only excursion of tourist estancia in El Calafate which still continues practicing the traditional tasks that characterize them and why they became famous.

    After being picked up at your hotel, the journey starts from El Calafate driving on the old road of the estancias, now with stretches of gravel and other paths that are true only for 4 × 4 vehicles. You will pass by estancia Huyliche, Anita and Alta Vista, and will make numerous stops at vantage points that will allow you to see from perspectives very rare, the Perito Moreno glacier, the Andes and lakes Argentino and Rock. The 56 km vehicle ride from El Calafate is combined with walks, to be more in touch with nature. All the way to the estancia, the guide is available for passengers who want to know about the local history, geography, fauna and flora.

    After arriving at the estancia Nibepo Aike, you will enjoy lunch which includes grilled patagonian lamb. There is an organic vegetarian lunch option.

    Then, you can participate in the activities of shearing and herding, hiking to the lake shore or horseriding accompanied by a gaucho (ride is not included in price), climb up the Crystal Mountain, where the panoramic view is incredible and visit the organic garden. In the afternoon, after tea, you begin the return to El Calafate, bordering the southern shore of Lake Argentino.

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

    Pick-up at hotel
    60 km distance
    Welcome in estancia
    Sheep shearing and herding
    Walk around the estancia
    1 hour horseback riding
    Lunch/Dinner in the estancia
    Patagonian lamb roast
    Farewell in estancia
    Return to El Calafate
    Drop off at hotel
    Included activities
    Optional activities

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




    Estancia Nibepo Aike

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    $ 890 ARS
    Transfer from your hotel
    Round trip transfer from your hotel to the meeting point where the tour starts, located at 60 km from El Calafate.
    $ 700 ARS
    1 hour horseback riding
    Horseback riding around the estancia and Lake Roca accompanied by a local guide. No experience with horses is required. Minimum age 10 years old.
    Lunch or dinner in the estancia
    Patagonian lamb roasted to the stake (traditional cooking of the area) accompanied by salads. Sweet dessert. Includes one glass of wine or one soft drink per person during the meal.
    Breakfast or Snack (tea, coffee, mate and cakes). Visit to the facilities of the estancia, walk in the surroundings, shearing demonstration and Creole skill.
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