Estancia Cristina Discovery In El Calafate

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Highlights of Estancia Cristina Discovery

This tour is full of adventure like no other. you will navigate between icebergs and travel in 4x4 vehicles through mountain road that used to be hidden by the presence of glaciers, in order to hike at the most beautiful scenery ever seen .

Our Estancia Cristina Discovery tour begins with a navigation between icebergs towards the Estancia Cristina. You will visit the Folklore museum, and will see landmarks such as the Mirador del Upsala and its imposing eastern front, Lake Guillermo , Southern Patagonian Ice and the Cerros Murallón and Don Bosco

Drop-off: Hotels
Time: After 07 PM
September - March
* Transfer IN / OUT Punta Bandera - Hotels
* Professional Guide
* Entrance to the National Park fee
Bring water bottle, warm jacket , sunglasses , sunscreen and sneakers

Details of Day Tours

The walk starts at 07 am, with the passengers pick up from their hotels in downtown Calafate. We travel around 45km along a route that will take us through the countryside, allowing us to appreciate picturesque wooden houses along the way.

Having reached the port of Punta Bandera, on Lake Argentino, we will board a modern and comfortable boat, that at approximately 8:15 AM, will left behind the port to begin the navigation.

Making our way past towering icebergs, we’ll head towards the Brazo Norte of the lake up to the last permitted point of navigation on the Upsala Channel, where stunning views of the Upsala Glacier await. Then, we’ll sail down the Cristina Canal until we reach our stop at the ranch at roughly 11:30am

We will stay there about six hours, during which we will visit: the Folkloric Museum, located in what used to be an old shearing shed, where they will introduce us to the history of the Estancia.

Then, 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.

Around 05.30 PM we will get back to the boat to begin the return to Puerto Punta Bandera. After landing, at approximately 07 PM, passengers will be taken back to their hotels, ending the tour.

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Things to do in El Calafate

If you are looking for what to do in El Calafate, you should consider booking the tour Estancia Cristina Discovery. It´ll be an experience you won´t forget!

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Rates of Estancia Cristina Discovery in El Calafate

Valid rates for 2020 per person

Exc Fte Navigation Estancia Cristina Discovery (Full Day)
Daily Departures Includes: * Transfer IN / OUT Punta Bandera - Hotels * Professional guide
Offered in: ESP,ENG,POR
Starts: 07:00 Hs
Duration: 10 HS
Operates: EVERYDAY

From: USD 305

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