The southern tip of Argentina for a bit of exploration and thrilling scenery. One of the main things to see is Perito Moreno glacier. El Calafate is a once in a life experience to see multiple gorgeous glaciersthe ice age isn’t completely over yet. Also, you can explore deep into caves to discover cave drawings from thousands of years ago. Bring your hiking shoes as they will be put to good use, but it will all be worth it to see the beautiful scenery that El Calafate has to offer.
The first settlers to this area were the Aonikenk. They lived off of guanacos, roots, seeds and herbs. Survival was the key in this day age as Fitz Roy and Charles Darwin noticed in their voyage on the “Beagle.” While you are studying the history, you should wander over to Walichu caves to discover cave paintings. These paintings are attributed to the aborigines during the Paleolithic age.
The glaciers of Argentina with InterPatagonia to Perito Moreno glacier. The tour will change from day to day, because the glacier moves so often. On this tour you will see small lagoons, deep blues and light blue ice, small waterfalls, crystals and pure water tempting you to drink. It will be the best water you have ever tasted.
El Calafate, there are a few tourist spots to hit such as Perito Moreno glacier, but also Upsala glacier. It is thirty-seven miles long, and is considered the longest in South America. Estancia Cristina is a historic sheep ranch that is a great land access to the Upsala glacier, and offers incredible views.