Laguna San Rafael, Puerto Chacabuco

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. Arrange to visit Laguna San Rafael and other attractions in Puerto Chacabuco using our Puerto Chacabuco online trip planner .
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  • Travel by catamaran is entertaining you serve excellent, although I play with wind and rain.. .the environment that exists inside was very warm, fed up with people who want to enjoy and have fun... met several ladies of Antofagasta wives of retired miners several of them, danced, sang and we laughed together. A very welcoming atmosphere to the reality when we got to the see the snowdrift of Laguna San Rafael... see how the years have not passed in vain and as day-by-day climate change is done... note I hope that someday return as majestic as it was several years ago I left behind, Zodiac appreciate the ancient ice from nearby, beautiful experience. Everyone very friendly guide Camila very entertaining and friendly and I can still remember the voice of Miguel Angel (jajajajaja, other Guide)... very nice and pleasant.. .when listen you to singing remember my comment.
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  • The lagoon is a place that you should go on a trip to this area of Chile. It allows you to see the glacier and the effects that global warming is occurring in these wonderful places
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  • A beautiful and exciting experience we had a sunny day that you gave a very good environment to the day, the only thing that makes you feel when we went down in the Zodiac crew if you not forgive him not provided anything on the way a low there is zero charisma
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