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Estancia Cristina

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“upsala glacier”(136 reviews)
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Located on the Northwest shore of the Argentine Lake on the far of Cristiana’s arm, Estancia Cristina is located in a unique corner in Los Glaciares National Park. Founded in 1941 by Joseph P. Masters and his wife, this stunning place still...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Avenida Del Libertador 1037, El Calafate Z9405AHI, Argentina
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+54 2902 49-1133
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

We enjoyed 2 horse rides at this beautiful location and although I have been riding since childhood I have never ridden in a more picturesque location. The horses are fantastic as they are well trained and responsive yet calm. We crossed the river on horse...More

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Estancia C, Commercial department at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thaks a lot! We appreciate your comments. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay at La Estancia so much! It is very important for us to receive feedback from those who visit us. Kind regards Staff Estancia Cristina

Reviewed 12 May 2018

I didn't really know what to expect, as visiting an estancia (a ranch) wan't on my top priorities and was afraid it would be a waist of time after visiting the majestic El Calafate the previous day, but I came back GLAD I took the...More

1  Thank luvninou
ritag1969, Commercial department at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

THANK YOU for your lovely review! It is great to surpass our visitors expectations! thanks for letting us know.............. Kind Regards Staff Estancia Cristina

Reviewed 10 May 2018

Great full day excursion from El Calafate by bus, boat, 4X4 and (easy) trekking. One of the most spectacular sightseeing in Latin America, especially if the weather is nice.

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ritag1969, Commercial department at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Many thanks for your review! Great you enjoyed the experience! Kind regards Staff Estancia Cristina

Reviewed 10 May 2018

It is a very interesting plac to visit, both sitesseing and historical. Extremely windy, but that´s a characteritic of the region.

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ritag1969, Commercial department at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thanks a lot for your review! Regards Staff Estancia Cristina

Reviewed 8 May 2018

It was an interestisg experience, well organized with competence and taste for wild adventure inside wonderful landascape! I hope i will see you soon!

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ritag1969, Commercial department at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Many thanks for your review! and nice comments! Take it for granted...... see you soon!!!! Kind regards Staff Estanicia Cristrina

Reviewed 5 May 2018

Beautiful place, amazing views, clean, great food, great guided tour. The food was very good and nicely served. We r Took the geep tour to the Opsala glacier- the view from the high point was amazing - blue lake, the surrounding rocks reflects the very...More

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ritag1969, Departamento Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank YOU for your choice! We would also like to say thank for your review! Kind regards Staff Estancia Cristina

Reviewed 4 May 2018

Unmissable. View Smell Sky Walking Silent Love God ❤️🌎❤️ Any other words can not express what you feel deeply in your body

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ritag1969, Departamento Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

How beautiful feddback! Thank you so much! Cordially Staff Estancia Cristina

Reviewed 3 May 2018

Amazing place, nice people, good food. The cruise was very nice, and the road trip was great as well.

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ritag1969, Departamento Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Many thanks for your review! Kind regards Staff Estancia Cristina

Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Quite literally, the howling gales and icy blasts will take your breath away, but the stunning views up on glacier are magnificent. We did the three hour boat trip and 4x4 to the Uppsala glacier, followed by lunch(not included in the tour) and historic and...More

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ritag1969, Departamento Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks a lot for your review! Great you have really enjoyed the visit to Estancia Cristina, which I personally consider a Paradise! Have a nice week! Staff Estancia Cristina

Reviewed 27 April 2018

The entire experience was more than delightful! The food was outstanding, vistas unbelievably amazing and museum a real treat. Don’t miss out....plan a trip to this charming hideaway!!

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ritag1969, Departamento Comercial at Estancia Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you so much for your words! Kind regards Staff Estancia Cristina

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Kate L
20 June 2018|
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Response from Estancia C | Property representative |
The Day Tripper boat arrives at El Calagate at 8:30pm so, not possible to catch the flithg. If you are lodged at Estancia, special boat for guests arrives at El Calafate at 6pm, so, it is possible to get the flight at... More
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Heather L
27 October 2017|
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Response from Lucia S | Property representative |
Hi hslowe! Please, find the descriptions below: Multi-cereal bread sandwich (2 units): Chicken, smoked pork loin, Tybo cheese, sweet onions, mixed greens and herb seasoning; Cookie with seeds and salty dried fruits; Brownie... More
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Heather L
28 September 2017|
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Hi Hslowe! The trekking is 14 km long since you leave the Upsala Viewpoint. Remember that the first part of the excursion is on 4x4. Regards, Estancia Cristina staff.
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