Estancia Cristina Cañadón de los Fósiles

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Sail to the beautiful Cristina Ranch inside the Glaciers National Park and enjoy a day in full nature. Go for a 4WD ride to discover the landscape of this less-crowded side of the park and visit the archeological remains of the area. 

Day Tour

Estancia Cristina Cañadón de los Fósiles

  • Transfer from and back to your hotel
  • Boat ride to Estancia Cristina, 4WD ride and visit to Cañadón de los Fósiles. 6 hours trekking
  • Duration: Full-day
  • Difficulty level: High

Ride via boat through the turquoise waters of Lago Argentino, sailing around floating icebergs as you venture deep into the national park and head to the remote Estancia Cristina. Once you arrive, learn about its history in a brief tour and embark on an adventurous 4×4 vehicle excursion to a breathtaking viewpoint of the Upsala Glacier, Lake William and the Andes Mountain Range. Then, you will trek to the Cañadón de los Fósiles area where you can find a large collection of fossil remains, uncovered by glacial movement over the years. End the tour by returning to the Valley of Estancia Cristina before traveling back to El Calafate.

  • Age restrictions: 12-85 years old / Others (health or physical impediments). 
  • Available from October to April.
  • Recommended: appropriate trekking clothing & footwear
  • Special food requirements please request in advance


  • Transfers mentioned above in shared service
  • Tour in shared service
  • Bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Box lunch


  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fee (USD 10.-)
My tour Estancia Cristina Cañadón de los Fósiles
Total duration 12 - hours
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