Just 56 km away from El Calafate within Glacier National Park, is the ranch (estancia) Nibepo Aike, a place of incomparable beauty and a heightened state of natural purity. You can take either morning or afternoon trips, there will be traditional mate waiting for you to try it, along with tea, coffee and homemade cookies to taste while enjoying a wonderful view of Cordillera De Los Andes.
Then begins a walk through the South Arm of Lago Argentino to discover several outcrops eroded by glacial action and changes in lake levels, there you can clearly see the folds of the earth’s crust differentiated by the variety of sediments that resulted of the process. These rock formations occur up to a particular spot where the rocks form a natural amphitheater, and then you will find very quiet beaches of curious shapes. As you enjoy your tour, you will discover paths through a forest of beech and ñires trees, home to owls, austral parakeets, rabbits, woodpeckers, eagles and a rich variety of flora and fauna.
You will be able to appreciate a native skill, a demonstration of reins, and meekness of native horses; also in the barn, you can enjoy a manual shearing demonstration, unique to the area. After visiting the historic site, you will enjoy the typical Patagonian lamb barbecue, fresh salads from the garden, homemade dessert, coffee and a vast tea selection.