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Address: El Calafate, Argentina
Description: Located in Glacier National Park, this 15,000-year-old lake is the largest...
Located in Glacier National Park, this 15,000-year-old lake is the largest in Argentina.
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it is one of the biggest Lake in Patagonia. Even you are not going to the glacier, you can enjoy a beautiful afternoon in summer there. The area is a bit rough in winter.

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

it is one of the biggest Lake in Patagonia. Even you are not going to the glacier, you can enjoy a beautiful afternoon in summer there. The area is a bit rough in winter.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

What a huge lake with very nice surroundings of mountains. One of best place in Patagonia and Argentina. We bivouac at the shore of the lake. Be ware of wind.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is the largest lake in Argentina and it's lovely. Stunning views of the mountains and if your lucky you can catch the sun rise and set over the lake too.

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Melbourne - Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We stayed at the western end of town and looked out over the lake. The views are beautiful with snow capped mountains all around. Take time to walk along the path, past the polo fields, you will see a huge number of ducks and flamingos, it is so quiet and peaceful. The walk will eventually take you to the national... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

It's worth to take time to walk along the coast of this beautiful Lago. It takes you around 1 hour to walk from the centre and return. It's peaceful, quiet and you will see some birds, most importantly, it cost you as you need to pay to enter the Laguna next by. It's worth to take time to walk if... More 

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Strengelbach, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Best to explore the Lago Argentina with its ever changing color is by boat. Large catamerans operate daily from Puerto Banderas sailing into the various channels that lead to the spectacular glaciers, Upsala glacier the widest (ca 4 km) and Spegazzini the tallest (ca 100 m). These glaciers are part of the Los Glaciares National Park and are a 'must... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This is biggest lake in Argentina and most likely the best one I've seen so far. Its constant white / light blue color given by the lack of minerals and its origins from the glacier ices, the colossal glaciers reaching its shores from the Andes and the icebergs all over its waters close to the glaciers makes it a wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A beautiful blue lake surrounded by won capped mountains and mountains full of autumn colours. Stunning to sail on and is an unusual greeny turquoise colour depending on the weather. Travel on it to see the magical glaciers and you will not regret it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

A great way to get a sense of the size of this lake and the 9 glaciers that surround it. There are a lot of people that take this tour and considerable jostling for position to get pictures.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I would really recommend just walking around Lago Argentino from El Calafate to the left - go on until you see the snowy mountains on the other side, one of the nicest long walks in my life

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Address: Address: El Calafate, Argentina
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Santa Cruz  >  El Calafate

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