Estancia Cristina, El Calafate

(4.3/5 based on 1,700+ reviews on the web)
A veritable outdoor wonderland, Estancia Cristina organizes tours that will get you out on all kinds of adventures in the Patagonian mountains. Take a cruise out on Lago Argentino, navigating between icebergs as you approach the spectacular Upsala Glacier. Test out your fitness with a hike around the area, enjoying the scenery along the way. You can even go horseback riding through wild expanses of nature. The lodge offers accommodations, as well; if staying here, you can enjoy some brilliant stargazing by night. Plan your visit to Estancia Cristina and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our El Calafate tour planner.
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  • Very very nice WE recommanded WE will return to this place WE agréé this trek Incredebile Unforgetable 
  • We were in the 4x4 group which was very good because we arrived after a 3 hours boat tour and went straight to the car to Glaciar Upsala. After returning from the glacier we went to the restaurant to ...  more »
  • The estancia to what we have seen is not worth the detour. However the walking tour (attention 5-6 hour walk, not within the reach of all) is worth a visit. Truck-bus 4 x 4, lift at the end of the Valley, and there you go on foot for a perfect and huge point of view on the glaciers of Upsala. The wind is very powerful so absolutely dress cutting wind with something to protect the head. The descent to the Valley makes us discover then landscapes, rocks (and a pretty condor that pasa!) just wonderful. It's tiring, but what great excursion with guide (required) dedicated. Take his mandatory picnic
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  • Excellent place highly recommended excursion! Spectacular views.
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  • Beautiful place with incredible views.
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