In this note on The Calafate explain you a bit of his history and of some of the excursions that podes do to know it from inside, taking into account the offers in the tourist packages that come with the Hot Goes out of the next Monday 27… here go!.
The Calafate was founded 91 years ago a 7 December, and is situated in the Province of Santa Cruz, in Argentina. His name has to to the Calafate, bush patagónico of yellow flowers and purple fruits, that according to the tradition the one who eats of him… goes back by more. This city is known on all the things for being one of the main accesses to the National Park The Glaciers, place where reposa the majestuoso Glacier Expert Moreno. This park possesses a surface of 726.927 hectares, is the most extensive of the National System of Argentinian Protected Areas. It created with the end to preserve the glaciers, the continental ices, the Andean forest and part of the steppe patagónica.
Activities in your trip to the Calafate
They are many the doors that there is to open that they allow you know incredible and unforgettable places, happen to mention you some of the excursions in The Calafate, that to our criterion no podes leave to do.
·Runways Expert Moreno: they Are 80 km those that separate to the city of The Calafate of the Glacier Expert Moreno, of which 40 km are those that cross to the forest magallánico. The balconies of the runways allow us appreciate the inmensidad and the beauty of the Glacier. Magic place where the time detains , because the only that matters in this moment is to seat to contemplate all this wonder of the nature, and if we have luck, vivenciar some desprendimiento. In addition to all this in the place there are services of restaurant, snack bar, sanitary and an area of estadía diurnal to some kilometres of the oriel.
·MINITREKKING: It treats of a trek with crampones above the Glacier Expert Moreno. It realises the craft in the Low Port of the Shadows and afterwards of 20 minutes of navigation in front of the wall South of said glacier, arrives to the zone of the basic shelter. This travesía is driven by guides specialised of mountain, hard roughly 1.30 hs. On the ice and can see lagunas, small brooks and cracks and the water turquoise colour that visits them. Only and unforgettable experience if there are them.
·Navigations by the Argentinian Lake: one of the most recommended is the navigation by the Arm North of the Lake that carries you until the channel Upsala, from where can have a panoramic sight of the Glacier that carries the same name that the Channel. This excursion can do shipping in Tip Flag to some 50 approximate kilometres of the city. They are varied the options that there is regarding the lacustrine walks, between them are those that carry us to know the glaciers of the Hill May and the Black Hill since only it can arrive to them by means of the navigation. There is besides navigations by the Lake Rico, by the channel of the témpanos, the channel Spegazzini, being this the highest of the Glacier, between others. Until the possibility to travel in Crucero offer us these waters.
·Visits: To so only 800 mts. Of the main avenue of The Calafate finds the Municipal Natural Reservation, is an area of conservation that houses a varied quantity of birds so much resident as migratory. Also to some 8 km of the city can go to know “Tip Walichu”, is an archaeologic place that does thousands of years was submerged in the ice of the Glacial Era, inhabited by the pre-tehuelches, this place offers us the possibility to travel until this world milenario, observing his rupestrian paintings originals and reproductions realised with the same technicians that used these groups.Finally, although a bit further, to some 110 kms. Of the city find us with the Forest Petrified The Lion and of way to this place can rest in the paradores that offer us all the services and allow us enjoy of the river that surrounds them. In this Forest situated to the feet of the Hill The Ovens will have the possibility of avistar rests fossils of distinct dinosaurs and trunks petrified. Visit it can carry us some 3 hours roughly. And if the idea is to continue a bit more, can follow until The Chaltén… but this chapter explain it to you in the next note.