Trekking Cañadón de los Fósiles

Day Trips & Excursions in Argentina

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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 4:30hsKEY 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.
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

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities