Walichu Caves, El Calafate

Categories: Caves, Historic Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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1.5/5 based on 200+ 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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  • The trip is worth the walk, the guides and the closure with the meal that includes a soup of vegetables, lamb stew, and chocolate mousse with wine, juice, or water. The caves show little or no, what's interesting is what can get through what they tell you and travel up, nothing more. But it is very nice to do something different and not as expensive as other excursions.
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  • If you have a free morning or want it quiet do not hesitate to do so, it is very interesting from the cultural issue, guide gives you lots of data to understand the culture of the area. The visit to the Museum is also interesting
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  • It is important to have a guide who will explain "must-see" since not all brands and painted signs are clearly visible. The rock formations of the place are impressive and the Argentino Lake provides an excellent framework.
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