Walichu Caves, El Calafate

(1.6/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Interesting to see paintings on stones which, according to the Guide, have more than 4000 years. There are some hands and drawings with circles that it is not known that they mean - the most surprising thing are as she is the mountains eroded by winds forming real caves.
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  • They should not charge to see so little, they wanted to build a circuit that does not exist, only there is a "great cave" where you can see, by what others are replicas! It's not worth it!!! And less to pay extra for the audio guide!
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  • In August 2016 I got to make this visit/path that was Yes interesting for cave paintings but poorly organized for other things included in the package. I mean the 4 x 4 that was superdatata to dinner in a cave that was consumed in a hollow rock supercold.
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