Estancia Cristina Classic Adventure Navegation: The tour begins with the pickup from your hotel in El Calafate. Relax on the 28-mile (45-kilometer) journey to the port at Punta Bandera, where your three-hour boat cruise departs. Enjoy croissants and hot drinks served on board the comfortable boat as you glide among icebergs, past the stunning scenery of snow-covered peaks. Sail to the western front of the Upsala Glacier, and then cruise along Cristina Channel to Estancia Christina.
Disembark at the historic estancia, and learn the history of the sheep and cattle ranch. After lunch (own expense), take a guided tour to Costumbrista Museum (former Shearing Shed) and the take the guided hike to Caterina River and the Chapel, and walk around the buildings of the Country Estate. In the late afternoon, relax on the boat ride back to the port of Punta Bandera, arriving at around 7:30pm, then be dropped off at your hotel at El Calafate.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at hotel.
Duration: Twelve hours.
Start/opening time: At 8.30am.
Languages: Spanish and English speaking guide.
Others: Recommend: it is recommended that you wear hiking boots/shoes, jacket, comfortable clothing and windbreaker.