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Phone Number: +54-2902-49-2118
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Description: At 37 miles long, this glacier is considered one of the longest in South...
At 37 miles long, this glacier is considered one of the longest in South America.
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We took the group boat to see Upsala Glacier, although this was a long day (pickup at 7:15, drop off at 3:30pm), the many glaciers seen was wonderful... Upsala was the best of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We took the group boat to see Upsala Glacier, although this was a long day (pickup at 7:15, drop off at 3:30pm), the many glaciers seen was wonderful... Upsala was the best of them all and even though we couldn't get up close, the sight of it was just immense! Definitely worth paying for this experience. (Cost us 1350 pesos... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

very good planning, breath taking scenic. we were picked up and returned to the hotel, the tour guides spoke fluent english.the tour was with a small group.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We sailed in the Argentina Lake passed through icebergs. The icebergs are in different shape as if sculptured by Rodin. They refract blue green color beautifully. Scenery around the lake is just fascinating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is the ice river trip.it's a beautiful catamaran that takes you on a tour of the glaciers feeding into lago Argentino.the views are breathtaking and the guided commentary in Spanish and English is expert. Our guide had to be a qualified geologist.he explained the formation of the glaciers and the mountains around them.we also asked if the erosion was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Someone who hasn't traveled in Patagonia and just seeing pictures in books and on the internet can not understand how you feel when you come in contact with these incredible wonders of our world. Actually I feel very lucky to have been able to see them up close

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I was just impressed by the beauty, and tranquility of the landscape. One of the best trips of my life! This is where I discover the ice is blue and there are so many sculptures done by the water and wind. It is just impressive.

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Santa Fe, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I did a cruise/boat trip through three magnificient glaciers! Upsala is the most interesting and the biggest. The trip to El Calafate is not completed without doing this cruise where you see huge pieces of ice floating next to you and changing their colors!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Awesome place. It is so long and so beautiful. You can watch this glacier flowing from so long, never ending :)

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Glaciers are great, maybe not as gorgoeus as the Perito Moreno, but nice to see it appearing while sailing the lake. Wear warm clothes, even in summer time. The boat trip is a bit boring, but the only way to see the blocks of ice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The A/C catamaran will take you in full comfort winter or summer to this amazing glacier. This is one of the biggest glacier in SouthAmerica and the ship will take you very close to the very front wall of the glacier unless large icebergs keep the boat from getting too close. In any event you will see icebergs much bigger... More 

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