Lago Argentino, El Calafate

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Yet another example of Patagonia's incomparable nature, Lago Argentino wows visitors with its spectacular scenery. Surrounded by craggy mountains and enormous glaciers, Argentina's largest freshwater lake attracts a growing number of outdoor enthusiasts, photographers, and fishermen. Take a boat trip to see the mighty Upsala glacier from your vantage point on the water. Keep an eye out for bright pink flamingos as your boat weaves around icebergs floating in the lake. Take a look at our El Calafate online sightseeing planner to schedule your visit to Lago Argentino and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The biggest lake in Argentina. Unusual colour due to the rock formations. This pic att was taken from an ancient cave where we had dinner one evening.  more »
  • Flying in to El Calafate, I asked the air steward the name of the huge expanse of water that we were flying over... but he couldn't tell me. That is all the more shocking after living near the lake fo...  more »
  • Large, beautiful lake, differing in colour depending on sunlight and time of the day, good walkways near the lake  more »
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  • What a wonderful experience it is to come to an extraordinary place like this in your lifetime. It is simply stunning. The scenery is breathtaking, awe inspiring. I feel privileged to have been here and see the beauty. If you have an opportunity you should definitely visit.
  • Beautiful icebergs
  • A perfect view!
  • bellisimo
  • Relax.
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