USD 31 / 21
CHUBUT RIVER VALLEY
USD 63 / 44
We set out early in the morning for Rawson – the capital city of Chubut – to take the incredible Commerson’s Dolphin watching boat tour at the Rawson Port (optional & subject to weather conditions).
After the boat tour we head for Trelew, where you can opt to visit the Egidio Feruglio Paleontology Museum, The MEF stands among the most important in Latin America and offers a journey through the geological eras, from the first human being on Earth back to the Bing Bang. Around 30 dinosaurs and 2000 fossils are on display. The tour continues to Gaiman, a small town situated 15km west of Trelew on the Chubut River northern bank. This charming town exhibits traces of the Welsh settlement in the area.
The characteristic architecture, the Welsh tea experience (optional) with an amazing assortment of cakes, and the beauty of the valley. Before we return to Puerto Madryn, we take a drive through the valley area where several farms dedicate to rural tourism and produce different local products.
Main Attractions: Commerson’s dolphin watching, Paleontology museum MEF, Welsh heritage, Rural area
Estimated duration: 8hrs
Journey: 150 miles
Season: All year round
Comments: the itinerary may vary according to the boat tour schedule, museum or tea-room opening