Cave of the Hands near Perito Moreno
The Cueva de las Manos (Cave of the Hands) in Patagonia is one of the best works of pre-historic cave paintings, dating several thousands of years ago. Located in the Pinturas Valley, the cave paintings belong to the Teheulches people. The way they created the handprints, which are brightly painted in hues of red, black, white, and yellow, is very interesting: they pressed down one hand against the rock and blew the coloring agent through a blowpipe, which then left a negative stencil of the hand. Other paintings include hunting scenes, including guanacos.
While you are in Patagonia, consider adding one of the best hikes in Patagonia to your tour of Chile & Argentina or read our guide to Cueva de las Manos.
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The Cueva de las Manos, or Cave of the Hands, is accessible from El Calafate. So you can combine a trip to the Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park with a trip to the Hands Cave. Contact us to arrange a tour of the Cave of the Hands, along with any other destination in Patagonia.
View All Patagonia ToursShow Less The Cueva de las Manos, or Cave of the Hands, is accessible from El Calafate. So you can combine a trip to the Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park with a trip to the Hands Cave. Contact us to arrange a tour of the Cave of the Hands, along with any other destination in Patagonia. View All Patagonia Tours ... Show More
Cave of the Hands, Patagonia Tours
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4 Days / 3 Nights
- Route 40, one of the two most important routes in Argentina
- Cueva de las Manos
- Andes Mountain Chain
- Patagonian Flora and Fauna
- Marble Caves
13 Days / 12 Nights
- Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina
- Bariloche, the heart of Argentina's Lake District
- Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world
- Perito Moreno and other Glaciers near El Calafate, Patagonia (only September-March)
Most Popular Cave of the Hands, Patagonia Tours & Trips
|Patagonia Glaciers & Estancias Adventure||$ 1380||5 Days / 4 Nights||Glaciers & Estancias of Southern Patagonia - Tour Extension|
|Southern Patagonia at Your Fingertips||$ 3500||8 Days / 7 Nights||Trekking Tour in Torres del Paine National Park|
|Classic Argentina Patagonia Tour||$ 1955||8 Days / 7 Nights||From Puerto Madryn and El Calafate to Ushuaia|
|Patagonian Route 40 Tour||$1836||4 Days / 3 Nights||Patagonia Argentina Ruta Nacional 40 - Tour Extension|
|Very Best of Argentina||$ 2580||13 Days / 12 Nights||Buenos Aires, Bariloche Lake District, El Calafate, Ushuaia|