Day Trip to the spectacular Petrified Forest La Leona
  • Day Trip to the spectacular Petrified Forest La Leona

    Enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the Andes, including the Cerro Fitz Roy.
    Visit the Hotel La Leona historical site and the Estancia Santa Teresita
    Walk scanning the Petrified Forest

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: La Leona Petrified Forest, El Calafate 9405 Argentina

    An ideal tour for people who enjoy the outdoor and Adventure, ready to discover new places. Average fitness is required because the tour includes a hike of 3 hours. Traveling from El Calafate through Provincial Route N°5 and then the National Route 40. You arrive to The Argentino Lake, the Santa Cruz river and the beautiful valley of La Leona River with the most impressive view of the Andes including the Cerro Fitz Roy. Then you visit the historical site of Hotel La Leona, and continue 10 km along the southern shore of Lake Viedma until Cerro Los Hornos (Estancia Santa Teresita). You start to explore the Petrified Forest, along the Great Depression and began your exploration walk among fossils. Halfway you stop for lunch. Throughout the walk you will see a lots of petrified logs lying on the surface, some with a diameter of 1.20 meters. Testimony to ancient times where the climate was very different from today and allowed the support of abundant flora and large dimensions. Occasionally fossils of different types of dinosaurs are exposed.

    Duration: 5 hours



    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
    "Not wheelchair accessible"
    "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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
    "This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers"



    • Hora de Inicio8:30 AM
    • Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered

    • Duración: 8 hours
    • Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Incluye

    • English and spanish speaking guide
    • Roundtrip transportation from downtown Calafate hotels
    • Snacks

    No Incluye

    • Gratuities
    • other services not especified in the program
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