Estancia Cristina, El Calafate

4.3
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 trip maker tool .
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  • Beautiful place, complements the dark expert. You have to make the discovery option, it's very expensive but it's worth. First a boat ride that leads to the glacier underneath. On the way we see icebergs, beautiful look. In the resort we have a very nice tour of the history of the resort. We went with Juan de Guia and he nailed it. It has lunch that can be bought the part. If you're with little kids who don't eat well, don't buy them lunch. Take a snack. For adults The food is well OK. Do not leave to buy on time, they do not have this option. Book lunch or at the time of booking the resort or on the boat. It is well served, so think that if you eat little of the for two. Then we climbed 4 X 4 and saw a magnificent, unmissable look. Screwed, screwed and half, don't opt for the Classic. Top Ride. Recommend
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  • The day trip is comprised of a boat ride that would take you to view Upsala Glacier as well. One can see multiple glaciers along the way. It also includes one of the three activities you can choose fr...  more »
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  • This is a really nice trip. There are several options for activity once you are at the ranch. The lunch was tasty and service efficient. The boat trip gets a view of the face of the Upsala Glacier and many icebergs calving from the glacier. Upon landing at the ranch, the group is devided into subgroups depending on which activity you chose. The staff and crew are very helpful and efficient. Tours are offered in Spanish or English but many of the guides speak other languages as well. I chose the Discovery option which includes a 4x4 drive up the mountain and a hike to an overlook where a large section of the icefield and glaciers are dramatically displayed. The views are stunning and unlike anything I've ever seen. The guides explain a bit about the glaciers and the Southern Icefield, which is the 3rd largest in the world. Whichever option you choose, this a trip not to be missed.
  • Excellent walk! Spectacular views! History to be missed
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