Estancia Cristina Trekking Cañadon De Fosiles In El Calafate

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Estancia Cristina Trekking Cañadon De Fosiles Highlights

This tour it's an adventure like no other. It will take you to travel in 4x4 vehicles a mountain road that used to be hidden by the presence of glaciers, to reach the refuge of Continental Icefield and from there, make a trek through the most beautiful landscapes ever seen.

With our tour Estancia Cristina Trekking Canyon of Fossils, you can see landmarks such as the Mirador del Upsala and its imposing eastern front, Lago Guillermo, Hielo Patagónico Sur, and Cerros Murallón and Don Bosco, to finish at the amazing Canyon of Fossil 

STARTS
EL CALAFATE (AR)
Pick-up: Hotels
Time: To be confirmed
ENDS
Drop-off: Hotels
Time: To be confirmed
DURATION
FULL DAY
FREQUENCY
EVERYDAY
SEASON
October to April
INCLUDED
* Transfer IN / OUT Punta Bandera - Hotels
* Professional Guide
NOT INCLUDED
*Lunch
* Entrance to the National Park fee
*Extras
PHYSICAL REQS.
Medium-High . It is recommended to have good physical condition.
WHAT TO BRING?
Bring water bottle, warm jacket , sunglasses , sunscreen and sneakers
OTHERS
If the coordinator Estancia Cristina determines that passengers who have chosen this activity are not in physical condition or without proper clothing for trekking , they may not participate, not accepting claims or refund.
Lunch will be taken during the trek , in the ravine ; so each passenger must provide their own lunch box

Details Day Tours

The tour starts with the passengers pick-up from their hotels in downtown El Calafate, to travel to the starting point of the tour.

The first stop is at the Puerto Punta Bandera, where we will board a modern boat that will take us to the area of the Estancia to start the tour.

After disembarking, 4x4 vehicles specially equipped for this type of terrain, will be waiting us to begin a journey of 9.5 km through the Cordón Feruglio, on a mountain road, which not so long ago used to be covered by glaciers. During the trip we will enjoy watching attractive landscapes of great geological value, until we reach the shelter Continental Icefields.

From there we will take a walk of about 20 minutes to reach the Mirador del Upsala, located 550 meters above sea level, where we can appreciate the Lake Guillermo and the imposing eastern front of Upsala Glacier, the southern Patagonian ice, and Cerros Murallón and Don Bosco.

After the contemplation from the scenic viewpoint, we will begin another trek to descend to the Canyon of the Fossils, an area with a large concentration of fossils, remains of the last marine ingression, and exposed by glacial action. Finally, we will cross a final stretch to reach the Valley of Estancia Cristina, where we will return to the boat that will take us back to Puerto Punta Bandera, and from there, to the hotels of the passengers, ending the tour

Reviews of Day Tours Adventure

Amazing tour in El Calafate
13/09/2016
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We visited El Calafate where we had a great time. We recommend the tour Estancia Cristina Trekking Cañadon De Fosiles. It´s a must!
Reviewed by Jennifer

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