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Upsala Glacier

El Calafate, Argentina
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Full Day Tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier
93%
Ranked #2 of 22 Attractions in El Calafate
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Owner description: At 37 miles long, this glacier is considered one of the longest in South America.
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

An awe inspiring experience. Great trip/tour. Plenty of fabulous photograph opportunities. A must see!!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful, beautiful, amazing! Not enough words to describe the feeling, the sight! Be ready for cold weather as the boat moves fast and the ice is everywhere. There are snacks and drinks on board, as well as professional photos and videos for sale. The Upsala glacier is dirtier and further then Perito Moreno (and bigger) but not so impressive, from... More

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Holbaek, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

We went on the 'circuito rios de hielo express' with Patagonia Chic. You're quite a few people on the boat! It is very well organized but also quite commercial. Be sure to bring some warm clothes. The views of the ice bergs and the glaciers are impressive. The tourism in the area seems to be exploding, I hope the companies... More

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New york
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

this is a real waste of time and money. We took the solo patagonia cruise and they pack over 250 people on the boat who fight with one another to get a good photo outside. It was freezing cold on the boat!! dress as if you are going skiing , the doors are always open as people keep going in... More

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Quito
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

One of the best places to be! We were on October and I have to tell you it's very cold specially when your travelling on the boat to get there, i'm pretty sure is because of the swift winds, so be precocious if your traveling on those cold months and take a warm coat, gloves so you don't freeze. Besides... More

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east bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

After about a two hour boat trip meandering by icebergs on Lago Argentino you arrive at Estancia Cristina. At the estancia, you board 4 wheel drive trucks for a very bumpy trip to a relatively flat area to view the Upsala Glacier. If you are lucky enough to make this trip on a clear day, the views of the mountains,... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We travelled October 2014 and the weather was Great: Cold of course windy of course but wonderful. Aventura andina organized our visit to Upsala and the glaziers with a company Call aventura and hielo . It was really good. Well organized , everything on time , no hurries, no has sales and the most important: the View was something that... More

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Seal Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

What more can I say? My jaw was hanging open almost all the time. Incredible view from mountain top of the common starting point for 3 separate glaciers heading in different directions.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

One of the best experiences ever! More than confident that after visiting you'll be more than satisfied after the cruise to Upsala and Spegazzini glaciers...

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

You cannot miss this glacier when you're down in Patagonia. Take a trek through Estancia Cristina to the look out point where you'll be in awe.

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