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Laguna San Rafael, Puerto Chacabuco

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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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  • Unforgettable, a place what there is to know. In my opinion Laguna San Rafael on a journey through lobearías South has no doubt a stamp which I think is not very well defined. A catamaran is a journey that starts at 7 AM with about 5 hours of navigation to reach the beautiful place that runs in a zodiac. It has a meticulous group of guides that will make every effort to ensure a trip to remember. I think three things must be clear in addition to which I have already mentioned; the excursion is not exclusive of the hotel so is open to all types of tourists, second has open bar and third guides group tries to cheer the return so the 5 hours of return are lighter. If the group management is not the best it can happen that the tone of the trip becomes an inappropriate environment, with laughs out of tone and expressions out of context.
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  • The sailing is wonderful... reach the Lake and see the glacier leaves you speechless... It is these experiences that we must live to size them! Also, is possible know people of different parties and share a pleasant moment of fun in the return. A tour very comforting!
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  • Wonderful all the landscapes that travel to get to the glacier, excellent experience and very entertaining.
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