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Trekking Cañadón de los Fósiles

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El Calafate, Argentina
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12 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 1 more

Description

The Cañadón de los Fósiles is located in the Los Glaciares National Park and is renowned for its ancient marine fossils, remarkably preserved by glacial activity. On this full-day adventure tour, set... More
The Cañadón de los Fósiles is located in the Los Glaciares National Park and is renowned for its ancient marine fossils, remarkably preserved by glacial activity. On this full-day adventure tour, set sail across Lake Argentino, climb through the Feruglio mountains in a 4WD, and enjoy spectacular views across Lake Guillermo, the Upsala Glacier, and the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, before hiking through the Cañadón de los Fósiles.

Highlights

  • Magnificent views of Lake Argentino and the Upsala Glacier
  • Explore the Los Glaciares National Park by boat, 4WD, and trekking
  • Small group tour: hike at a pace that suits you
  • Convenient hotel pickup and round-trip transport from El Calafate

What To Expect

Summary

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... More
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... More
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.

What's Included

Professional guide
Round-trip shared transfer
Food and drinks
Lunch
Gratuities

Departure & Return

Departure Point

From your Hotel in El Calafate

Departure Time

7:30 AM

Return Details

To your Hotel in El Calafate

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • May be operated by a bilingual guide
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Product code: 6049P18