Walichu Caves, El Calafate

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Mesmerizing paintings remain the biggest highlight of Walichu Caves, where early indigenous peoples left messages for later generations. The paintings vary between red, black, white, yellow, and ocher hues and depict ancient tribes and their way of life. Many different methods were used to create these images, including finger dragging, finger pressure, and the use of tufts of hair and hollow bones. After observing the paintings, enjoy the surrounding scenery. Make Walichu Caves part of your personalized El Calafate itinerary using our El Calafate tour planner.
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  • It is an interesting visit. I think that there is much to do in the place to learn more about the inhabitants of the place. Anyway, it is worth knowing it.
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  • Got bike after half an hour of pedaling, the scenery is beautiful and it is worthwhile to explore the coast of the Argentine Lake. To reach the caves had paid $200 for a visit self-guided with earphones by it that I decided to rest on the shores of Lake.
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  • It is a place that has something hard to explain, they spend many sensations and intrigues to join Walichu, here you can see paintings of more than 4000 years old, is amazing sight on the coast of the Argentine Lake, is something incredible see the paintings that in some cases are very removed, but continue to show its history. It is a visit of an hour approximately, but worth making it
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