Land of the Aonikenk, Tehuelches, originally was a point of supply wagons carrying wool from the estancias. Surge permanent early twentieth century village, based City in 1927.
Your name "Calafate" is due to a shrub with yellow flowers and blue fruits which according to legend all you to try again.
The city is located on Lake Argentino, 80 km from Perito Moreno Glacier and is the gateway to the amazing Los Glaciares National Park, where as other main attractions are the Perito Moreno Glacier Upsala Glacier and El Chalten or Fitz Roy Hill.
Starting point for sightseeing in the region, minitrekking on the glacier Perito Moreno, navigation channel of Lake Argentino, Onelli Bay with its majestic and giant glaciers Upsala, Spegazzini, Onelli and Seco, visits to stays, cruises by Cerros , horseback riding.