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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  • very poor signage is hard to find them then are not always open had good expectations that could not be apparently work with excursions
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  • While the locals not speak well of this ride, preferred visit it because is a place historical. Until there came the perito Pascasio Moreno when sailed up the river Santa Cruz. He never met the glacier.
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  • It is a good ride to enjoy a tour of caves with cave paintings, and interesting rock formations, see expressions of the tehuelche culture and take plenty of photos
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