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Upsala Glacier

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Address: El Calafate, Argentina
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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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Upsala and Spegazzini Channel Navigation Tour from El Calafate
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$420.00*
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Upsala Kayak Tour from El Calafate
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Gourmet Glaciers Experience Aboard the 'Leal Cruiser' from El Calafate

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Nature at its best

Beautiful unspoiled part of Patagonia. Well worth taking the time to visit and enjoy the glacier and the surrounding country side

Reviewed April 1, 2017
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed April 1, 2017

Beautiful unspoiled part of Patagonia. Well worth taking the time to visit and enjoy the glacier and the surrounding country side

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milano
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Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

We did a boat tour called hielo del rio. Paid 2200 pesos each person. Is a bit touristic, there is two photographer in each boat which keep taking pictures and they get best spot in the boat, sometimes not allowing you to take pictures because they are taking it. Upsala is the first glacier you'll see but not too close,... More 

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Toronto, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2017

great activity for people who want to see the glacier up close, lots of time for photos.get your sd cards, batteries and cameras ready for great photos.

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LONDON-UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017

A nature's wonder. This place is an extraordinary site with supeb views. Worth trying a boat trip near the glacier as well.

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caribbean
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017

this is one of the most beautiful experiences you could have in your life, the glaciers are stunning and the view you get from the boats is unbelievable, the shades of blue and white, are simply breathtaking, it is very windy and chilly so cover up, also, take a prepacked lunch from hotel is the best since food service is... More 

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Germany
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Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

I saw the Upsala Glacier from the boat tour on Lago Argentino. Between the "milky" waters of the lake, the icebergs all over and the stunning, polar, out of this world scenery... Be prepared for nature's wonders and an amazing experience!

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Popayan, Colombia
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Reviewed February 28, 2017

Glacier was amazing but the boat trip was overpriced and too concerned with taking photos of people posing in front of an iceberg.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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Reviewed February 24, 2017

The area of this glacier is massive but not obvious from the catamaran view. We can only see the whole river was covered by a thick layer of ice but not easy to experience the massive ice, perhaps from the air will be better.

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Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

The views from the main viewing point reached only by 4X4 and a fifteen minute trek are the most amazing I have ever seen . The Uppsala Glacier and it's two friends are extraordinary to see and hear. The boat trip to Estancia Cristina for access is beautiful and dodges between the icebergs.

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Dublin, Ohio
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Reviewed February 3, 2017

Not in Glacier park. I reached it by boat, a very bumpy 45 minute ride and a bit of a hike. Outstanding vistas. Quite windy when I went. Dress in layers!!!

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