Trekking Cañadón De Los Fósiles - El Calafate

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 12 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    Our pickup time from El Calafate hotels stars at 7am. The time you will be picked up will depend on the route the drive has. Please be at the reception area on time.
  • Departure Details :
    From your Hotel in El Calafate
  • Return Details :
    To your Hotel in El Calafate
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


TREKKING details & inclusions: Transfer to Harbor + Sailing the Northern Arm of the Argentino lake(Icebergs watchingand panoramic view of the Upsala glacier) +4x4 vehicle ride to Upsala Glacier Viewpoint14-km trekking descending through the Caadn de los Fsiles(approximately 4:30hsKEY CONSIDERATIONS Minimum age: 12 years old. This trekking is only suitable for individualswith a good physical condition. This is not recommended for people with vertebral column, hips, ankles and kneesproblems. It is essential to have trekking shoes, preferably boots with ankle protection.

Know More about this tour

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.


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


  • 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

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