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Laguna San Rafael, Puerto Chacabuco
(4.7/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
Come face to face with a 30,000-year-old glacier at Laguna San Rafael, a bioreserve located in Chile's northern ice field. Traversing the diverse landscapes of the UNESCO-protected reserve, including wetlands and a pristine rainforest, you can observe the region's main attraction, the San Valentín glacier. Reaching an imposing 4,058 m (13,313 ft), the glacier ranks as the highest point in the Southern Andes. Though trips to the reserve were previously time-consuming and expensive, the construction of a new 77 km (47 mi) road now allows for exploration of the biodiverse trails surrounding the glacier. Using our custom trip planner, Puerto Chacabuco attractions like Laguna San Rafael can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • If you want to know know the laguna san Rafael regardless of which spend a lot of money the best, most comfortable and fast way of doing this is as follows, buy a passage from offer to Balmaceda ask hotel Loberías del Sur will it find the next day take the catamaran of the hotel is very good going and back in the day and the next day take the plane and comes back good, nice and normal price, very good food at the hotel as well as on the catamaran, with good transfer q they take them and bring airport etc that would be.
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  • The truth is that an awesome place is to be there against that wall of icebergs with antiquity that have the tranquility and peace that feels awesome very nice experience what to live before his death recommended 100%
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  • The lagoon is one of the most beautiful natural places that I have visited. To get booked at Hotel loberías del Sur and I had my parents over 55 years discount. We arrived at 06:30 the hotel (sharing) and embarked at 08:00. The boat trip takes 5 hours, reaching the lagoon around 13:00 hours, with a landscape and climate unique (rain in journeys, Sun on other sides). The glacier which is still majestic and beautiful while regressed 600 meters since 90' can be seen arriving at the lagoon. A return catamaran offers whisky with millennial ice and party on board... A great trip and tour of the day... 100% recommended.
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