La Leona Petrified Forest, El Calafate

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Trek across the steppe landscape of La Leona Petrified Forest, to find fossils and other interesting geological features. Inspect large petrified tree trunks, some of which date back 70 million years, in a land where dinosaur fossils are still being discovered. Explore the Patagonian steppe, offering views of the famous surrounding mountain ranges, as part of a walking tour, and bring your camera to capture the otherworldly scenery. Use our El Calafate itinerary planner to arrange your visit to La Leona Petrified Forest and other attractions in El Calafate.
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  • It is a full day in the steppe area tour and is aimed at all people who enjoy the outdoors and adventure, activities arranged to discover new places. The discontinuous trek through terrain where wind and water were responsible for leaving discovered what remained hidden for millions of years.
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  • In El Calafate please 4 x 4 tour that takes you to magnificent landscapes in the mountains of this place, where you can see beautiful rock formations, enjoy the view of the whole area of Patagonia, have a little excitement in super 4 x 4 that takes you, hear the stories of the guide that are interesting, and if you're lucky, view the condors up close.
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  • I went in January with the family to this great forest, one of the more mysterious that we have known. All you dazzle and keeps abreast. I recommend to go in group so that you can enjoy with more peace of mind
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