Upsala Glacier, El Calafate

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Admire the contours and colors of Upsala Glacier, one of Patagonia's biggest treats for nature lovers. The icebergs surrounding the glacier are renowned for their remarkable shapes, and on a sunny day, you can enjoy a spectacle of light reflecting off the ice. The only way to get close to the glacier is by boat, and you'll find numerous cruise companies offering tours from El Calafate. If you're looking for more than just sightseeing and photo opportunities, book one of the tours that include kayaking or walking on the glacier. Arrange your visit to Upsala Glacier and discover more family-friendly attractions in El Calafate using our El Calafate trip itinerary builder.
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  • A nature's wonder. This place is an extraordinary site with supeb views. Worth trying a boat trip near the glacier as well.  more »
  • Visit the Upsala Glacier in the tour of the Estancia Cristina. Very beautiful the ice and the ice blocks into the Lake.
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  • Wonderful stroll through blue and white icebergs, plenty of ice around and pictures, all beautiful, worth every penny
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