The name of the city is derived from a little bush with several yellow flowers and dark blue berries that is very common in Patagonia. The Calafate word comes from the word Calafate, which is the Spanish name for caulk.El Calafate is known for its Perito, Merino Glacier and several attraction sites that include; Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, Estancia Cristina, Reserva Laguna Ni Mez, Estancia 25 de Mayo, Nibepo Aike, amongst others.
Some of the city’s popular locations can be sighted en route walking and biking tours, through the most beautiful paths in the city and visitors will enjoy exploring famous places in El Calafate on sightseeing tours as well as cultural and historical tours that allow tourists learn of the city’s history and view spectacular ancient and modern collections. On boat cruises and sailings, visitors will enjoy the most beautiful views of the city from strategic points and several other unique experiences from either of the numerous tour options available on Tripindicator.
With the several transfer options available in El Calafate which includes airport transfers, visitors will enjoy the most convenient logistics in the city, suitable for both individual and group transfers. Visitors can also extend their touring scape on day trips and excursions from El Calafate to neighbouring cities and towns and enjoy other amazing tour activities with Tripindicator, a tour team dedicated to providing visitors with the best touring experiences, specifically selected from tours with great reviews, available at very affordable prices.