Day Tour to Upsala Glacier and Estancia Cristina
Day trips & excursions

Day Tour to Upsala Glacier and Estancia Cristina

Language: English , Spanish
Availability: Daily departure at 8:00am.
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 9 hours
Do this because
  • Sail across the waters of Lake Argentino and take in the stunning natural landscapes.
  • See the towering ice walls and the immense icebergs of Los Glaciares National Park.
  • Marvel at the majestic beauty of the Upsala glacier.
  • Experience Estancia Cristina where you will have a traditional Patagonian lunch and learn about the history if the Patagonian Gauchos.
What to expect

Discover giant icebergs and Argentinean culture on this Day Tour to Upsala Glacier and Estancia Cristina! Let the beauty of the giants slabs of ice captivate you and leave you breathless with their awe-inspiring splendor.


Navigating across Lake Argentino you will head towards the spectacular Upsala Glacier. You will be able to see the mesmerizing natural landscapes of icy, deep blue rivers and enormous icebergs floating past ever so quietly. Let the landscape inspire you with its spectacular steep, dramatic icescape that curves down the mountainside into lake.

The journey on your luxurious modern boat will go through the Cristina Canal ending at the famous Estancia Cristina around noon. Once at the ranch there will be a delectable lunch served where you will be able to taste traditional and unique local cuisine of the Patagonian area. There is the option to try the famous Patagonian lamb, but this is not included in the set meal provided and should be requested if you are interested in this tasteful delicacy.

After lunch you will go on a guided tour following the Caterina River where you will be able to see hot spots for fishing Patagonian trout, the local chapel and end at the historical Gaucho museum. Then you will wrap up your tour by returning to Punta Bandera by boat and then making your way back to Calafate.

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What's included
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off from Hotels in El Calafate
  • Scenic Boat Ride to the Estancia among icebergs and close to Upsala glacier
  • Guided Visit of the Museum of the Estancia
  • Guided Walk around the Estancia
  • Traditional patagonian lunch
What's not included
  • National Park Admission (Aprox. USD 28.00 per person)
  • Optional Gratuities
  • Beverages
Meeting point:

Pick-up at the hotel.


Daily departure at 8:00am.

No Tours December 24, 25 & 31 and January 1.

Non operational April 1- September 30.

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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
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