La Pampa, Argentina
La Pampa, land of infinite horizons
Its vast plains, its stories emerged in the fertile lands of this province and the natural beauty will surprise you. Santa Rosa, its capital, awaits you and from there you will discover the Lihué Calel National Park not only to admire lizards, pumas and guanacos, but to discover the hidden secrets of this territory. Then the Parque Luro reserve, with its calden forest, and the Mennonite community, among other attractions, eagerly await your visit 365 days a year.
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeCultural, Nature
Welcome to Patagonia - Parque Luro
Arrival in Patagonia! Upon arrival at Santa Rosa airport, a private driver will take you to your hotel in the city.
In the afternoon, you will depart to the Natural Reserve Parque Luro. It is located 35 km south of Santa Rosa and it is the only Natural Reserve of the Caldén Forest in the world, a tree typical of the Province of La Pampa.
This experience will allow access to Pedro Luro’s venture, founder of the first Hunting Reserve in Argentina at the beginning of the last century, introducing in the country the red deer and European wild boar.
You will be able to do environmental interpretation and trekking on the different trails of the forest, dunes and lagoon, highlighting deer watching, bird watching and recognition of native flora.
Departure in the early morning to Victorica, first town founded in La Pampa in 1882, when the Ranqueles inhabited the area.
You will visit Leuvu Co, sacred site, original place of the tomb of the great chief Panghitruz Güor, known as Mariano Rosas. His grave was desecrated by the army and its remains were sent to the Museum of Natural Sciences of La Plata. After 123 years, the remains of the chief were restored to their original burial place.
The experience continues with a country lunch at Estancia La Holanda, where you will enjoy an encounter with the rural culture and nature of this area. You will also visit the atelier, that is today the Museum of the painter Antonio Ortiz Echagüe.
In the early morning departure on an excursion to the area of Guatraché to visit the Mennonite Colony. On this day you will travel to the past, because the Mennonite settlers live attached to the traditions and culture typical of the sixteenth century.
You will visit its cheese, metallurgical and carpentry factories. You will discover their way of life influenced by religion. You will share a lunch with a family.
Lihue Calel National Park
You will explore on this day the Lihue Calel National Park. Located 220km from Santa Rosa on RN 152 retracing the Chilean rake, you will circulate an old route of aboriginal trade. Within the National Park you will find vestiges of the aboriginal settlement and archaeological sites with cave paintings, with a predominance of geometric figures in Red and Black.
You will do a trek to the cave paintings, and in the way, you will make a stop at Chenque, an aboriginal cemetery.
Before returning to Santa Rosa, you will ascend to the Cerro de la Sociedad Científica Argentina at 590 meters above sea level
End of the trip
According to your flight schedule, you will be transferred to the airport.
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La Pampa, Argentina
Tour to discover the Province of La Pampa.
Theme: Cultural and natural heritage, Adventure.
Period: All year round.
Difficulty: Easy / Medium.
- Young / adult couples
- Group of friends
- Comfortable shoes and clothes
- Windbreaker jacket
- Solar protection
- Reusable water bottle
- 4 nights accommodation (category: standard)
- Meals: 4 breakfasts + 3 lunches
- Excursions mentioned on the itinerary
- English / Spanish speaking guide.
- Transfer airport – hotel (private service)
- Entrance to all National Parks.
- Meals (except when mentioned) and additional personal expenses.
- Air transport (national and international), optional.
- Excursions indicated as optional.