Excursions in Puerto Natales
From a small museum containing all the information on the cavern formation,you will find a path leading you to the 30 mts height,70 mts.wide and 200 mts deep cave. In this place, in 1896,the Captain Ebenhard found a very well preserved piece of skin, bones, fur and excrement that came from a prehistoric animal called Milodón.lts figure made of fiberglass seems to be so small inside the cave.
The Perito Moreno Glacier is one of the most important natural attractions in Argentina,it is 30 kms long on a 257 square kilometer surface.The impressive magnitude of this ice mass is supposed to float on the Argentinean side.lt is 70 mts.height and takes your breath away when you are in front of it.The water is very cold,4 to 6 degree Celsius and it has special because of mineralparticles that come from the glacier crashing into the rocky layer.The path to the glacier is covered along with footbridges and lookouts.
The first stop will be made in the thousand-year-old Milodón cave. An enormous natural accident with an incalculable anthropological value where is believed that the Patagonia primitive man lived close to the Milodón, an extinct herbivorous animal. After a 30 minute trek, we will stop in El Castillo hill, where a cafeteria service will be available. After this, we will head to Torres Del Paine National Park along the area of Laguna Amarga (bitter lagoon). A real spectacle where species of Red foxes and Condors meet giving you this beautiful panoramic sight of the Paine´s massif. A short distance ahead is the Norsdenskjold and Pehoé lakes, and around them are guanacos and rheas. The tour continues with a 10 minute trek which will make possible for you to discover the marvelous Salto Grande, and then we will see the Gray Lake. In the afternoon the outing goes to the area of the glacier, and will have a break for 1 ½ hr. After that we will go through the lengas (native three) forest and on the Grey Glacier´s floes. Return to Puerto Natales. Drop off at bus terminal or hotel.