Estancia Cristina: Upsala Discovery
Nestled away in Argentinas stunning Los Glaciers National Park lies the exclusive Estancia Cristina.
Book a full day ranch tour to discover the life and history of the real Patagonian Gauchos, adventure through the glacial landscapes and breath-taking setting of Estancia Cristina.Consult
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Upsala Glacier + Estancia Cristina + 4x4 Upsala Balcony + Museum.
This tour combines the navigation to the Upsala glacier area with a picnic day in Estancia Cristina, located on the right bank of the glacier. The tour departs, after picking you up at your hotel in El Calafate at 7:00 Am, from port De la Cruz, which is located in Punta Bandera. You sail in the north arm of Lake Argentino to the Upsala channel and reach the western front of the Upsala glacier where you can appreciate it from the boat. Enjoy browsing icebergs and stunning landscapes. Then, you will head by boat towards the Cristina channel and then to the estancia.
When you get to the estancia, you will have a guided tour to the Costumbrista Museum (former shearing shed) and experience a 4x4 adventure journey, admiring panoramic views from the Upsala Balcony in a 9.5 km travel with a gradient of 550 meters above sea level.
Then, you will get to the shelter of Hielos Continentales and undertake a 30 minutes walk on ground of glacial erosion. There, you will have a privilege view of the Eastern Front of the Upsala Glacier, Lake William, Southern Ice and Cordillera de los Andes.
Finally, you will go back to the estancia and to the boat towards port De La Cross at 19:00 Pm and then on to El Calafate. In case the maximum number of passengers is exceeded, visitors will be divided in turns by the tour coordinator of the estancia.
Frecuencia: Daily, not suspended by rain.
Duration: Full day excursion. 13 hours from 7.00 AM to 7.00PM. To perform this activity in regular service to note that the tour starts early in the morning and you must be the night before in El Calafate. It is always recommended to book the tour when the date is desired and the hotel where you will stay, to secure their places have defined. It is generally not advisable to book once on arrival since it can not guarantee availability for the next day arrival.
Difficulty: Only suitable for persons in good physical health. The coordinator of the trip has the right to determine if participants are not physically fit or lack adequate clothing for the trek. No refunds can be made.
Included: Bilingual Guide, Boat tour.
Not included: Transfer service from your hotel. If you need this services indicate number of passengers in the optional "Transfer to and from the hotel per person". Entrance to Los Glaciares National Park and lunch. Tickets to the park are paid the same income. Passengers will have time between activities to have lunch (you can hire lunch service with anticipation or bring your own box lunch).
What to wear? Comfortable and warm clothes, waterproof jacket or windbreaker, cordoned sports shoes or hiking boots. Not allowed rubber boots, apres ski or high heels. Sunglasses, sunscreen, gloves, hat for sun or warm to cold case.
- You can hire ON LINE by making a quote
For this we have a form in each activity which must complete, entering your email address, the date of the excursion and select the drop-down menu the number of passengers and if necessary to deploy and indicate the number of passengers in the additional Depending on the package to be contracted, then press DRAFT so that the report of the selected value.
By agreeing to the quote complete the required data and continue pressing the button that says RESERVE NOW, select the payment method to then load the data of your credit card and make the payment that ends the operation. Within the next 48 hours * we will process your reservations and send the corresponding checks with the necessary indications to consider the day of service delivery.
For the payment through the deposit or the bank transfer from Argentina you must proceed in the same way making the quotation and then in the selection of means of payment select Bank Transfer, made the payment send a scanned copy or the photo of the voucher for the total of the package Indicating name and surname to the following address firstname.lastname@example.org
* Dentro de las 48 Horas hábiles.