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Upsala Glacier

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Address: El Calafate, Argentina
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At 37 miles long, this glacier is considered one of the longest in South...

At 37 miles long, this glacier is considered one of the longest in South America.

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Upsala Kayak Tour from El Calafate
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Upsala and Spegazzini Channel Navigation Tour from El Calafate
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Gourmet Glaciers Experience Aboard the 'Leal Cruiser' from El Calafate

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The views from the main viewing point reached only by 4X4 and a fifteen minute trek are the most amazing I have ever seen . The Uppsala Glacier and it's two friends are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The views from the main viewing point reached only by 4X4 and a fifteen minute trek are the most amazing I have ever seen . The Uppsala Glacier and it's two friends are extraordinary to see and hear. The boat trip to Estancia Cristina for access is beautiful and dodges between the icebergs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not in Glacier park. I reached it by boat, a very bumpy 45 minute ride and a bit of a hike. Outstanding vistas. Quite windy when I went. Dress in layers!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was a really interesting tour and well worth the early start Very informative and well done. If you haven't seen Glaciers or ice it's a lovely way to start

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seeing the Upsala Glacier is extraordinary. We were lucky to have a fabulous view on a clear day with strong winds. Definitely made us feel very small.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The biggest Glacier of South America is something unique. We approached the Upsala Glacier by boat. We took many pictures of the different sides of the Glacier.The beauty of the nature was breathtaking. This excursion was the highlight of my trip to Patagonia.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

It is is very interesting and fascinating trip to do. The glacier is impressive and the guides on the boat really know their subject. So all in all a pleasant and educational trip.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

The height of this Glacier is incredible, and it is possible to get very close to it on a boat trip.

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Florence, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Its better to go to Perito Moreno. Its enough. The Upsala is similar but you don't see it very good because you cant get close to it. So there is not sense in going there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

The only way to see it is from the boat . Do not lose the boat trip which is nice , comfortable and safe

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Not as impressive as the Spegazzini glacier and the Perito Moreno Glacier but still impressive. Visited by the Solo Patagonia 5 hour express cruise which was very good.

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