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. Arrange your visit to Lago Argentino and discover more family-friendly attractions in El Calafate using our El Calafate trip itinerary maker.
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  • Unique, natural and deep peace! You want to be with you and in silence. This is the place... Lots of nature, vegetation, horses tmb! It seems that you forms part of a picture. Beautiful photos can take
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  • This Lake is the third largest in South America, so almost all the time what you can see. It is a beautiful blue and if there is no wind waters give you sense of peace and tranquility.
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  • El Calafae is on the edge of this Lake. Are 120 kilometers in length, and in some places 750 meters deep, all this water from the glaciers. A beautiful sight
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