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Estancia Cristina & Fossil Canyon Trek

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per traveler Price is $404
Duration: {0} Duration: 8h Free Cancellation Free Cancellation No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

Boat ride on Lake Argentino with views of nearby glaciers

Exhilarating 4x4 ride through mountainous landscapes

Views of mountain peaks & jagged glaciers at every angle

Chance to see fossils uncovered by glaciers in Fossil Canyon

Personalized small-group tour with local, professional guide

Highlights

Boat ride on Lake Argentino with views of nearby glaciers

Exhilarating 4x4 ride through mountainous landscapes

Views of mountain peaks & jagged glaciers at every angle

Chance to see fossils uncovered by glaciers in Fossil Canyon

Personalized small-group tour with local, professional guide

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7:00 AM, Tour in English

Duration 8h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per traveler
$404

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Estancia Cristina & Fossil Canyon Trek

Activity Location

Estancia Cristina

El Calafate

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pickup

    El Calafate


Description

Explore a paradisiacal world that offers scenery and hiking unlike any you've experienced before at Estancia Cristina, which offers the best access to the Upsala Glacier. Take an exhilarating trek through Fossil Canyon and marvel at some of the region's most striking, colorful geology.

After you're picked up from your hotel in El Calafate, head to the Puerto Bandera Pier take a cruise around Lake Argentino aboard a catamaran with all the standard services. Take in jaw-dropping sites of jagged glaciers on your way to Canal Cristina, where you disembark at the Estancia.

At Estancia Cristina, enjoy a thrilling 4x4 drive through mountainous terrain that was recently covered by glaciers. Views of Lake Guillermo and the breathtaking Upsala Glacier are in the distance, as well as the Murallón and Don Bosco hills. Enter the Cañadón de los Fósiles, or Fossil Canyon, and search for fossils that have been uncovered by glacial activity.

After several hours of hiking and soaking up incredible mountain scenery, return to the pier and take a boat ride back to Puerto Bandera, enjoying a snack on board. Your experience ends with a relaxing, hassle-free ride back to El Calafate and drop-off at your hotel.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Estancia Cristina and Fossil Canyon

  • Catamaran and 4x4 vehicle ride

  • National park fee

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from most El Calafate hotel


Exclusions

  • Meals and beverages


Know Before You Book

  • Children 12 and younger are not allowed.

  • You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • If you have back, neck, joint, or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether to participate.

  • The duration of the trek is 5 hours.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located El Calafate hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.