- 3 hours (Approx.)
- Mobile ticket
Off-road excursion in 4x4 vehicles, with which you can access the highest points of the city, and thus get incredible panoramic views of El Calafate and Lake Argentino.
You can visit the "Mexican hats", geological formations that are a curious concretion founded in few places around the world.
Two daily departures: 10am and 2.30pm
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Professional driver/guide
Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: El Calafate, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
The excursion begins with the pick up at the hotels and continues with the vehicle to the Huyliche Hill, going up 35 kilometres on the hill line behind the village. From there, the 4WD will take you up to 900 meters towards a millenary geography and the best corners of Huylliche Hill. From there, you will arrive to a spectacular viewpoint, where you’ll see El Calafate city and the main body of the Argentinean Lake, surrounded by the mystical Patagonian steppe.
You can find a great amount of fossils and if it is a clear day, you can observe the Fit Roy Mount; in addition you can see Andean condors very close to you.
The perspective from there is unforgettable and you will see the Andes range, the entrance of the north branch of the Argentinean lake, discovering a glacier landscape.
The 4WD continues up to 1060 meters, where is the labyrinth of Cretaceous rocks with small fossils embedded in its walls. Then we go to our refuge located in a strategic place sheltered from the wind, a typical mountain refuge where we offer a snack or lunch ( depending to the choisen option)
You will arrive in El Calafate city after three hours of a great geological and adventure experience.
Duration: 3 hours
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Not recommended for children under 6 years old
- Children for free from 0 to 5 years old
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.