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Upsala Glacier

Address: El Calafate, Argentina
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Full Day Tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier
93%
Ranked #2 of 21 Attractions in El Calafate
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
Owner description: At 37 miles long, this glacier is considered one of the longest in...
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Type: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
Owner description: At 37 miles long, this glacier is considered one of the longest in South America.
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

It is a beautiful catamaran ride all the way for about four hours. Every minute of your time is well spent ... You cross ice bergs of all sizes and shapes , aqua marine and turquoise, then you come to the Upsala glazier, the second biggest in Argentina. And you begin to wonder.. Can there be a more incredible natural... More 

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Burry Port, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

The view of the icebergs as you cruise Lago Argentino is memorable. The mountain view of the glacier is wild, windy and wonderful.

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

It's just a brilliant trip, sailing across one leg of the lake into another through which icebergs are negotiated and endless photo opportunities are presented.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Great views from the boat. Lots and lots of icebergs as we sailed to the glacier. You will need extra layers as it gets pretty cold/wiindy near the glacier.

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Sail on a huge catamaran on Lago Argentino - but you need to have a strong stomach or take seasick pills. It was an awful day and about 2/3 of the people were ill - crew did a wonderful job! Got up close and personal with some icebergs although couldn't go too close to Upsala as the water was full... More 

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Bauru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

You see it from above but to get it there you need to go through Estância Cristina boat and vans. It is a little expensive and long trip but the view is worthwhile!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We took a day trip to Estancia Cristina, visiting the Upsala Glacier on a boat where you get the chance to see beautifull giant icebergs floating on Argentina Lake. Once you arrive to the Estancia, located on a gorgeous Andes valley, you can take a 4x4 1h trip trough the the moutains to see the Upsala Glacier from the top... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This glacier is apparently bigger than Perito Moreno! Seen from Lago Argentina it bears down from the mountains in an imposing way. For safety reasons you cannot get as close, but its enormity is ever obvious. In front are its many icebergs, from pristine whit, all shades of blue and the greys that tell of the sediment over which it... More 

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Levallois-Perret, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Fabulous catamaran trip. Magic of nature , indescribable blue glacier, grand spectacle constantly renewed with blocks of ice, sailing on the lake.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Aesome time... we walked on Glacier for 4 hrs or so and our guides were amazing.... no track just our guides to show us this awesome glacier, it is so beautiful and so glad I choose to go... small group, lots of time on ice and amazing views ... Not a waste of money.. the hike there was a little... More 

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