"Nibepo Aike" Ranch visit with lunch & Optional Horse Back riding

"Nibepo Aike" Ranch visit with lunch & Optional Horse Back riding

Estancia Nibepo Aike is far from mass tourism but readily accessible from El Calafate. This place retains the essence of the old Patagonian estancias. The estancia is reached after travelling along the edge of Lago Roca and having entered Los Glaciares National Park. The host guide welcomes you to the Estancia and takes you to the Quincho where you will be invited to have a hot drink accompanied by home-made cakes and pastries. A good moment to pause and enjoy a magnificent view of the Andes mountain range.Later, we will take a a good long walk during which there are excellent views of the Southern Arm of Lago Argentino, discovering the diverse rocky outcrops eroded by glacial action and the changes of water level in the lake By noon, we will then have an exquisite lamb grilled on a traditional Patagonian cross stake (or veggie option) and some free time to enjoy or an optional horseback riding ( Around 45 min) in these amazing landscapes.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: El Calafate, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia

Departure start at El Calafate to take Road 15, also known as “The Ranches Trail”. During the journey it’s normal to see condors, foxes and hares in Cerro Frías as protagonists. After crossing Rio Rico, the scenery changes abruptly to turn into a cordillera landscape

Stop At: Estancia Nibepo Aike, Santa Cruz, Argentina

The guide will welcome you and take you to the Quincho (barbecue area) where to have a hot beverage (tea, coffee or mate) with homemade pastries

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Estancia Nibepo Aike, Santa Cruz, Argentina

Horse Riding or Hiking to see the south branch of the Argentinean Lake, and to discover varied rocky formations eroded by glacier action and the changes in the lake’s levels. After the hiking, we go to the door of the shearing barn. The whole process will be explained and scissors will be used to make a demonstration of the traditional way to shear. Afterwards we’ll proceed to do a “test of rein” with riders or farm labor in the stables close to the center, depending on the activities of the day.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Estancia Nibepo Aike, Santa Cruz, Argentina

Lunch at El Quincho where lamb will be ready to taste its delicious meat while enjoying the view of the Cordillera.

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"

Hora de Inicio: 9:30 AM
Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from airports is not included.
Please inform your hotel at least 72 hours before the tour, otherwise your tour will be cancelled.

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • Lunch
  • Transportation/pick up from hotels
  • Rural activities and guided tour of the Estancia
  • OPTIONAL Horse Back ridding (45 minutes)

No Incluye

  • Tips
  • Drinks during lunch


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