Trekking Cañadón De Los Fósiles - El Calafate

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TREKKING details & inclusions: Transfer to Harbor + Sailing the Northern Arm of the Argentino Lake (Icebergs watching and panoramic view of the Upsala Glacier) +  4x4 vehicle ride to Upsala Glacier Viewpoint  14-km trekking descending through the Cañadón de los Fósiles(approximately 4:30hs KEY CONSIDERATIONS Minimum age: 12 years old. This trekking is only suitable for individuals with a good physical condition.  This is not recommended for people with vertebral column, hips, ankles and knees problems. It is essential to have trekking shoes, preferably boots with ankle protection.

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Departing at 8:30hs, from Puerto Punta Banderas, we sail sail the Northern Arm of Lake Argentino to arrive at the allowable navigation limit in the Upsala Channel and then enter the Cristina arm. After disembarking in Estancia Cristina we will ascend along the Feruglio mountain chain, the 9.5-km ride which will lead us up to where the vehicle will be parked. Once there, we begin a trekking up to theViewpoint of the Upsala Glacier, enjoying views of Lake Guillermo and the Eastern front wall of the Upsala Glacier and the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. From here, we will begin the 14-km trekking into the Cañadón de los Fósiles (fossils concentration of unique characteristics; traces of the latest marine ingression which are left exposed after the glacial action). During the trek we have the box lunch (not included in the tour) and then we will reach the valley surrounding the Estancia. Later on we will head towards the boarding shore.

Inclusions for Trekking Cañadón De Los Fósiles

  • Professional guide
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Entrance fee
  • Small-group tour

Exclusions for Trekking Cañadón De Los Fósiles

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult

Minimum age is 12 years

May be operated by a bilingual guide

Not recommended for pregnant women

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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