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El Calafate: Estancia 25 de Mayo Tour with Dinner & Transfer2 Reviews
Immerse yourself in the Patagonian countryside with a guided excursion to a historic ranch in El Calafate. Tour the facilities of Estancia 25 de mayo then enjoy a barbecue dinner and a folkloric show.
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- Sheep herding.
- Lamb confit tasting.
- Show dinner
DescriptionEstancia 25 de Mayo is a half-day excursion in which you visit this typical Patagonian ranch located very close to the center of El Calafate, showing its historical connection with the birth and growth of the city. The ranch has 17,000 hectares of land 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 landscape at the foot of Cerro Calafate, breathing the purest Patagonian air. After being picked up from your hotel in El Calafate at 5:30 PM, you will be greeted at Estancia 25 de Mayo with fried cakes (you can bring your own mate as well) while they recount the history of the estancia, the first settlers of Calafate. and how their activities were carried out at the beginning of the 20th century. There will be a demonstration of the typical Patagonian activity of herding sheep with dogs. We inform you that as of April 1st we change the hours: Afternoon in the Field and Afternoon in the Field with Dinner Show: Pick up from 4:30 p.m. Dinner Show: Pick up from 7:15 p.m. After the talk and the herding of sheep, the excursion continues with a walk around the ranch and next to the Calafate Stream while visiting the old shearing shed and the corrals. There they will have a demonstration of sheep shearing with scissors and they will also visit the organic garden that produces part of the vegetables that are used in the ranch's barbecue for dinner. After the tour of the ranch, they will guide you to the restaurant 'El Quincho' where dinner is offered (depending on the option purchased). Starter: empanada criolla and an appetizer; main course (grilled Patagonian lamb with chorizo, black pudding and salad from the organic garden); the dessert is to choice. What differentiates Estancia 25 de Mayo from other tourist estancias is that after dinner you can enjoy a folkloric show and a tour of the typical dances of Argentina.
IncludesRegular transfers from/to hotels Welcome tea and mate and wine tasting Guide during the visit to the estancia Dinner with folkloric show in the estancia's barbecue area (according to the modality purchased).
- After booking, you have 12 hours to inform the local partner of your full name, id, passport details, and date of birth to ensure you are issued with the corresponding insurance; without this data in the indicated time, the local partner will not be able to provide the service. The schedule will be confirmed by WhatsApp 24 hours after this information is received