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Estancia Cristina

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Address: Avenida Del Libertador 1033, El Calafate Z9405AHI, Argentina
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+54 2902 49-1133
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Upsala Glacier is one of the largest in Los Glaciares National Park. To...

The Upsala Glacier is one of the largest in Los Glaciares National Park. To sail through the Argentino Lake among icebergs and mountains and then visit Estancia Cristina is an interesting combination of nature, adventure, history, and pleasure.This full day program offers alternatives such as those who prefer a quite day of touring and history as well as those who look forward to activities with adventure like trekking and riding a four wheel drive.The excursions that are surrounded by the Andes mountains, glaciers and Argentino Lake leads us to get in touch with a natural, unique, remote environment, with culture and lifestyle of the pioneers and the interesting relationship of them with famous explorers of past century.

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Sailing to Upsala Glacier and Patagonia Adventure to Estancia Cristina
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Very beautiful Estancia

We enjoyed our trip to Estancia Christina very much. The boat trip over Lago Argentino with view of Upsala glacier and ice bergs was spectacular and the hiking tour at the... read more

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4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our trip to Estancia Christina very much. The boat trip over Lago Argentino with view of Upsala glacier and ice bergs was spectacular and the hiking tour at the Estancia as well as the visit of the museum (we can't remember the guide's name, he was very entertaining!) were great. Since we had brought our lunch we cannot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn’t sure what to expect on our trip to Estancia Cristina. It sounds ungrateful, but from the description, it sounded a lot like things we had done before on our adventures in the area: glacier, estancia, boat ride among icebergs. It was an early morning it was a long day, and it was only accessible through a tour. I... More 

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Thank you very much for your beautiful and detailed review! We are pleased to know that all of you have enjoyed your day vey much! Kind regards, Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Rambouillet, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed this journey very much. Landscapes are fantastic as well as the atmosphere. All tis enhanced by smashing guides. Bravo ! We will come back ...

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Thank you very much for your review! Hope to see you soon again! Regards Estancia Cristina staff. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Estancia Cristina is an amazing location in a forbidding landscape. The 4 wheel drive to see the glaciers and icefield is exhilarating and the scernery spectacular. It was easily the highlight of my Patagonian trip. The guides, the food and service at the estancia were excellent and the historical tour interesting. Altogether wonderful.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried the excursion Hiking Cañadon de los fosiles. It was very interesting and well organised. The guide was excellent. We liked the part on the boat sailing among icebergs near Upsala glacier and the trekking in the canyon with unique landscape. We expected more from the Upsala glacier viewpoint. The front itself is very distant so the main impression... More 

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Evolene, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very very nice WE recommanded WE will return to this place WE agréé this trek Incredebile Unforgetable

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 have lunch but we didn't like the food! It's expensive but it's not good. It's better to bring your lunch!

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Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The voyage to the Estancia through the icebergs to nearby the glaciers was incredible followed by the 4x4 trip to the glacier outlook point was over a dirt track that would have been difficult to walk really tested the skill of the drivers and the nerve of the passengers. It was well worth it.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The day trip to view Upsala Glacier and then visit Estancia Cristina was a highlight of our Patagonian experience. This opportunity to see close-up the amazing geology of the glaciers and the mountainous terrain was awe-inspiring, particularly the 4WD trip up into the high country behind the Estancia offering magnificent panoramic views. A long (13 hours) day out, quite expensive,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the boat excursion and landed here but didn't take the option to do the 4 wheel drive walk to a view point but the walkvwo the waterfall which was peaceful and an easy walk. Saw a Condor from a distance but this place really well maintained and the staff are fantastic Food at the Ranch great and great... More 

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