Estancia Cristina Tour

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Availability: 01/10 al 30/04


Estancia Cristina
El Calafate tours and activities

.Season: from october to april.
.Departures: Daily
.Pick up time + - 06.30 AM
.Return + - 08.30 PM
.Lasts: Full Day
.Dificultty: Moderate to demanding, depending  the activity the passangers choose.
.Physical Requirements: Moderate to demanding, depending  the activity the passangers choose. See options below.
.Outfit: Sport shoes or trekking boots. Rubber and apres ski boots, as well as high heel shoes are not allowed. Comfortable sports wear, long trousers, warm sweater or pile, water or windproof jacket, sun glasses, sun block, gloves.
.Weather: Like all activity in the nature "all times" informed about duration of activities are approximate and depend largely on climatic factors always prioritizing comfort, safety and enjoyment of our customers

 

The tour begins at your hotel when we pick up to take you to the pier of Punta Banderas (47 km from El Calafate) where we boarded on modern ships and began to sail the northern arm of Lake Argentino towards the icebergs channel, where we will see huge icebergs arising from the ice cap  We land on  the western front of the Upsala Glacier in estancia Cristina. In the estancia you have   three choices of activities, trekking the Upsala glacier lookout, museum, visit the canyon of the fossil and crossings in 4x4 vehicles. In the afternoon we started the way back to Puerto Bandera throughout the Ocebergs channel and then transportation to hotel in El Calafate.

 

Options

 

1.Clasic: 

.Include transfers  + Upsala glacirs navigation + Estancia Cristina + Museum.
.Dificultty: None. Suitable for all ages.
.Physical Requirements: It is aimed at people in good physical condition, used to moderate walks on uneven terrain.
.Not include: Lunch box. We strongly recommend pasanger's bring there on. Passengers must bring their lunch boxes.
.Optional lunch at Estancia Cristina.

 

2.Discovery

.Include transfers  + Upsala navigation + Estancia Cristina  + 4x4 + Upsala advantage view point  + Museum.
.Dificultty: None. Suitable for all ages.
.Physical Requirements: It is aimed at people in good physical condition, used to moderate walks on uneven terrain.
.Not include: Lunch box. We strongly recommend pasanger's bring there on. Passengers must bring their lunch boxes.
.Optional lunch at Estancia Cristina.

 

3.Trekking to Cañadon de los Fosiles

.Includes: transfers + + Upsala Glacier navigation + Hiking Estancia Cristina +  Fossil Canyon of the Ea. Cristina.
.Duration of trekking 5.5 hours.
.Slope: 550 meters
.Minimum age 12 years for trekking
.Passengers need to carry a box lunch and water.
.Dificultty: Demanding. Only for people between 18 and 50  years old. Passanger’s  with heart problems or physical mobility and pregnant women are not allowed.
.Physical Requirements: It is aimed at people in excelent physical condition, used to long and difficulty walks.
.Not include: Lunch box. We strongly recommend pasanger's bring there on. Passengers must bring their lunch boxes.
.In the trekking option you can not have lunch in the ranch because you will be in the trekking and passanger should bring a lunchbox.


.Transportation to and from the Punta Banderas pier + navigation to Estancia cristina + activity.


.The entrance fee is included in the price.


.Entrance fee to "The Glacier's National Park" 

.Forigners non residents in Argentina   ar$ 500.- pesos argentines

.Argentinian citizens ar$ 260.- pesos argentines

.Children  under 16 to 06 years old ar$130.- pesos. (All nationalities)

.Children  under 06 years old free. (All nationalities).

.Argentinian pensionist (Jubilados), people oldest than 65 years old free.

.Argentinian University students  ar$ 40.- pesos argentines


.The entrance fee you will pay to the national park authorities the day of the tour.

 

  • Entrance fee to the National Park
  • Tour Guide

.Lunch box. We strongly recommend pasanger's bring there on. Passengers must bring their lunch boxes.

.Personal equipment: gloves, sunglasses, footwear, etc.

.Optional lunch at Estancia Cristina.

 

.Any other service not specified.

 

  • Foods and Drinks
  • Breakfast
  • LaunchBox

.Up to 3 years old free

.From 4 up to 11 years old  50% of the rate.

.Older than 12 years old  100%  of the rate

 

.In order to apply this discount to minors, a copy of the ID must be sent before.

 


.The tour operator can modify the itinerary or shorten the tour depending on the conditions of paths and weather in order to avoid accidents, thus  making the best of each tour.


.Services begin and end at the passenger's accomodation within the City of EL Calafate .


.For hotels outside the El Calafate city area please enquire. 


.Advanced reservations guarantee the  realisation of the tour. 


.Like all activity in the nature "all times" informed about duration of activities are approximate and depend largely on climatic factors always prioritizing comfort, safety and enjoyment of our customers


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