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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. Use our El Calafate online vacation maker to arrange your visit to Upsala Glacier and other attractions in El Calafate.
Upsala Glacier Tours
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Upsala Glacier Reviews
Visitamos el glaciar upsala a distancia desde el barco ya que se impide la navegación hasta los 5 km por peligro de accidente. La lengua de glaciar es impresionante como lo son los numerosos icebergs ... more »We visited the upsala glacier to distance from the boat since prevents the navigation up to 5 km by danger of accident. The glacier tongue is awesome as they are the numerous icebergs that produces. Recommended
Admirar el Glaciar Upsala es como tocar el cielo con las manos. Magnificente y poderoso se yergue con sus hielos años y gigantes. Maravilloso. more »Admire the Upsala glacier is like touching the sky with your hands. Magnificent and powerful it stands with its ice Giants and years. Wonderful.
Tegenover het pompstation is het kantoor van de tour operator Prestigio, die alles in de hand heeft, het vervoer naar de haven punta banderas, de cruiseboten en eventueel de lunch. Je wordt om ca 07.0... more »Opposite the pump station is the Office of tour operator Prestigio, which has everything in hand, transport to the port punta banderas, the cruise boats and possibly lunch. You will be picked up and 07.00 hours to 15.00 hours to ca are you back at home. Cost euro 85. It is well worth it. Up close you see huge icebergs of Upsale and speed close under Spegazzini. You get very ample time to everything from all angles to photograph. You can also buy on board professionals photos but found showing what clear to me. Extremely comfortable cruisers. We had a lot of wind, but there was not much to notice during the trip. If it besides blowing too hard, the party called off
Fantastic. Surreal so beautiful. Prepare for the cold more insane (in the prow of the boat of the tour)
Boarding from Punta Bandera for navigation on Lake Argentino. The boat is a modern catamaran and while browsing you can also stay inside and enjoy the panorama through the large Windows, but obviously star off is much nicer though makes a nice cold; the wind is cold and you have to dress warmly. We sail along the Brazo Norte del lago and then on Canal Upsala until the long spit of Upsala glacier ice which descends into the Lake with 5 km of wall.
Simply beautiful experience
Each glacier has its particular charm and this continues to be of incredible beauty. During navigation you can appreciate numerous ice floes (icebergs) that continually emerge from the Upsala glacier and sail slowly or collide against the coasts. Unfortunately too close to the glacier can't be reached because of the risk that involve detachments, in any way, you can see perfectly in their full potential. Highly recommended!
Visit glaciers Upsala and Spegazzini, beautiful trip on catamaran. Lasts 5 hours by an incredibly beautiful, fascinating journey... has a bar and restrooms. Very good guides.
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