El Calafate Tour Packages
El Calafate is a city in Patagonia, situated in the southern border of Lake Argentino, in the southeast part of the Santa Cruz Province. Get a chance to explore the largest glacier of the world on this El Calafate holiday. As the city is an important tourist destination and a hub to visit different parts of the Los Glaciers National Park, which includes the Perito Moreno Glacier, the Cerro Chaltén and Cerro Torre. Opulent hotels, new and functional cabins, and state-of-the-art restaurants have sprung up all around the city which once used to be a calm, relaxed village. The Patagonian lamb is a must-try while eating out while the adventure activities offered around the glacier are something to experience. The months of January and February are the best season to visit for the tolerable climate and to witness the mountains at their beauteous best. A visit in the spring and autumn seasons is also recommended for a warmer climatic condition.
There are plenty of things to do in El Calafate. You can enjoy bird watching and trying to spot the beautiful flamingos in the narrow shore of Laguna Nimez, on the town’s periphery where you will catch glimpse of some exotic birds like cauquén geese, black-necked swans, and ibis birds. Visit the Glacirium was opened in 2009. It boasts of high-end glaciology privileges and rightfully calls it a “Museum of Patagonian Ice”. See the Elplore Calaphate Historical Centre has exhibits history dating back to 14,000 years. Visit El Galpón del Glaciar to catch the sheep-shearing shows followed by evening folklore dinner shows. Spread over 110 kilometres area, La Leona Petrified Forest is a relic of Patagonia’s tumultuous history. Sail on the idyllic Argentino Lake to catch a modest glimpse of the city. Patagonia hikes are world famous for the mesmerizing view and the added danger quotient.
HolidayMe offer a wide variety of El Calafate holiday packages, like Graceful El Calafate holiday packages. On this holiday take an El Calafate tour to discover the major attractions of the city and learn about the history, culture and interact with people of Patagonia. You can take an optional tour to the local orchard which is famously known for the cultivation of strawberries, cherries and sour cherries. You can further add and customize the package with your selected hotels, activities and transfers. The reputed hotels of the city are Alto Calafate Hotel Patagonico, Rochester Calafate, Esplendor El Calafate, Xelena Hotel & Suites, Tremun Kau Yatun Hotel de, Unique Luxury Patagonia, Hotel Posada Los Alamos, Design Suites Calafate and Edenia Punta Soberana. The popular nightlife hubs of El Calafate are Don Diego de la Noche, La Tolderia, Shackleton Lounge, Tango Sur, Cerveceria Artesanal Chopen and La Trotto. The popular restaurants of El Calafate are Cerveceria Artesanal Chopen, El Bar, La tratto, La Tolderia, Pura Vida, Don Pichón, Mi Ranchito, Casimiro Biguá and Kau Kaleshen. The popular shopping spots of El Calafate are Paseo de los Pajaros located on Avenida 9 de Julio, the petite shopping complex houses myriad stores selling diverse kind of merchandise. Aldea de los Gnomos is a village of gnomes, located in Avenida Liberatador, selling handicrafts, leather goods, woollen apparels and more.