Nibepo - Aike Ranch
El Calafate- Province of Santa Cruz
Distance from Buenos Aires:
3.000 Km. By plane: 4,30 hs. + 1,30 hs. by little plane or 4 hs. by bus or
3,30 hs. by car
Lodging: 8 DWB
Horse riding, Trekking, Perito Moreno and Upsala Gleisures, Onelli Bay (optionals)
On Lago Argentino, only 36 Kms. from El Calafate, in the Los Glaciares National
Park, we find the Ranch Nibepo-Aike, of incomparable beauty in a pure natural
The lodge of the Ranch is the typical construction of Patagonia, now totally
re-styled to offer the maximum in warmth and comfort, but preserving the fundamental
original characteristics. The gastronomy service specializes in traditional
foods. For example, the breakfast; home made bread, milk recently from the
cow, cakes, scones and jams made on the property, lunch and dinner; typical
food of the region based on lamb, beef, chicken and vegetables (mostly produced
on the property). Nibepo-Aike, which is enclosed in the foot hills, and very
close to interesting points, offers excursions, leaving from the property
to the Glaciers Perito Moreno, Upsala, Ornelli and Spegazzini, nautical safaries,
visits to Cerro Chalten (Fitz Roy), Lake Capri, and El Gran Chorrillo (natural
waterfall with a big volume of water, totally transparent and of beauty without
Within the 10.000 hectares surrounding, the visitor can take part in rural
activities, sheep shearing, branding and marking, rodeos, milking, and horses
the most simple for novices to the most complex of longer duration.
Fishing: The Estancia, which is situated on the banks of Lake Rico, has the
equipment necessary for enthusiasts to enjoy this activity.
For lovers of wildlife, the natural scenery permits The observation of different
fauna (eagles, flamingos, wild turkey, black neck swams and many other species).
Nibepo-Aike is open from the 15th of October until the 30th of April.