Estancia 25 de Mayo

Tour in which you visit Estancia 25 de mayo. It is an ideal place to relax and enjoy the scenery at the bottom of Cerro Calafate, located a few blocks from the city center. The estancia has 17,000 hectares of land with a history dating back to the origins of El Calafate. You will participate in sheep herding with dogs, visit the corrals of the estancia and there will also be a demonstration of the traditional sheep shearing. The tour ends with a Patagonian lamb dinner at the restaurant "El Quincho" and a folkloric show.

$ 88.000 ARS
$ 88.000 ARS

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Estancia 25 de mayo is a half-day tour in which you visit this typical Patagonian estancia located very close to the city center of El Calafate, evidencing its historical connection with the birth and growth of the city. The estancia has 17,000 hectares of countryside that range from the shores of Lake Argentino in the north to the border with Chile in the south. It is an ideal place to rest and enjoy the scenery at the bottom of Cerro Calafate, breathing the purest Patagonian air.

After we pick you up from your hotel in El Calafate at 5:30 p.m., you will be welcomed at Estancia 25 de mayo with fried cakes (you can take your own mate too) while the guide tells you the history of the estancia, the first settlers of Calafate and how the activities were carried out at the beginning of the 20th century. There will be a demonstration of the typical Patagonian activity of sheep herding with dogs.

After the talk and the sheep herding, the tour continues with a walk around the estancia and next to the Arroyo Calafate visiting the old shearing shed and the corrals. There, you will have a demonstration of sheep shearing with scissors and you will also visit the organic garden that produces part of the vegetables used in the barbecue area for dinner.

After visiting the surroundings of the estancia, you will go to the restaurant "El Quincho" where you will have dinner: for starter: creole turn over and an aperitif; main course: grilled Patagonian lamb with chorizo, blood sausage and salads from the organic garden; dessert is your choice. What differences Estancia 25 de Mayo from other touristic estancias is that after dinner, you will enjoy a folkloric show and a tour through the country dances of Argentina.

Around 10:30 p.m. the tour ends and you start the journey back to your hotel.

Dinner menu at estancia

17:30 Pick-up at hotel
3 km distance
Welcome in the estancia
Walk around the estancia
Visit to the shearing shed
Sheep herding with dogs
Dinner and folk show
Patagonian lamb roast
Farewell in estancia
Return to El Calafate
22:30 Drop off at hotel
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The schedule, order and the activities can vary depending on the organization of the day.



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