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Located in the Austral corridor on the shore of the Argentinian Lake, it is El Calafate, the entrance to the majestic world of the glaciers.


Along the time El Calafate has obtained national and international significance and it has become an important tourist centre, from it, all the glaciers circuit starts.


Surrounded by a steppe landscape, the visitors are surprised by it due to the scenery, the turquoise blue color of the Argentinian Lake and the proper vegetation of a desert zone; it is an oasis of poplars, willows and pines.


Its infrastructure is dedicated to provide tourist services, with a wide range of offers in Hotels, transports, native dishes and sell of regional and handmade products of the whole country.


The Calafate is located 315 km from Gallegos River, capital of the Santa Cruz province and 80 km to National Park Los Glaciares.

Onelli Bay El Calafate


Accommodation in Calafate

Through you have the possibility of booking on-line or on the phone for Cottages, Hotels, Apartment, Apart Hotels, or Complex that are located in different parts of the city.


To accommodate in a comfortable, funny and close place of your interest you can book your hotel next to the center of El Calafate or in different establishment located in many zones of the place.

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Accommodation El Calafate


Sightseens & Tours

From El Calafate you can go round and enjoy with a wide range of mini buses for excursions, modern boats, bilingual specialized guides and many things more.


Travel agencies organize tours and excursions that go from the classical viewpoint Perito Moreno up to audacious expeditions that go through the glaciers from one side to the other.


The variety of excursions that are offered from El Calafate satisfy every taste, always enjoining the best views.


Besides you can also take visits to typical farms, ride horses, excursions in 4x4 and other outdoors activities.

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Argentinian Lake El Calafate


National Park The Glaciers

The National Park Los Glaciares is a unique place in the World, because of this reason, in the year 1981; the UNESCO declared it “World Heritage”.


This park is in a zone of climate changes and variated landscapes. From the top mountain up to the patagonica steppe, everything changes in the surrounding area.


The steppe that follows the mountain chain offer a special habitat for mammals and birds and the variety of flora in this devastated landscape is difficult to imagine.


The main attraction is its glaciers, each one with its particularities. Also exist in this almost no inhabited zone many fossils prehistoric that is worth discovering it.


The National Park Los Glaciares cover a surface of 600.000 hectares in which there are 47 glaciers.

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Perito Moreno Glacier El Calafate


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