Ice Rivers Sunset

Navigate the north arm of Lake Argentino visiting the Upsala (one of the largest) and Spegazzini (the highest) glaciers, entering the bays formed by them. It also includes navigation in the iceberg cord. This excursion has the peculiarity that starts at noon and returns in the afternoon to the city. The sailing takes place between spectacular icebergs of enormous size and varied forms. Those passengers who want a more personalized service can add entrance to the Captain´s Club lounge.

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Navigation in the north arm of Lake Argentino in which you will visit the Upsala and Spegazzini glaciers entering the bays formed by them. It also includes sailing in the iceberg cord located about 20 km from the Upsala glacier. This excursion has the peculiarity that starts at noon.

In case of recruiting the tour transportation from your hotel, we will pick you up around 11:45 am and will undertake the journey of 45 Km to Punta Bandera, where the boat departs at 1:30 pm o’clock. In case of having your own vehicle, you must get to the port of Punta Bandera at 1:00 pm.

The first part of the excursion is in the northern arm of Lake Argentino across the Boca del Diablo, the narrowest part of the lake, then you will go to the Upsala channel and the Spegazzini channel where you are able to see, at the end of each channel, the respective glaciers. The navigation runs between spectacular icebergs of immense size and varied forms. From the boat you will see, among others, the Upsala and the Spegazzini glaciers, the largest and highest respectively among all glaciers in the park.

Keep in mind that boats have very good heating and you only need to go out on deck in case you want to take pictures.

For those passengers wishing to make the trip in a more exclusive class, there is also the Captain's Club (VIP Captain's Club). This room, with capacity for 18 people, includes Open Bar with cafeteria and drinks, a 4 steps menu (breakfast, appetizer, lunch and toast with the captain) combined with a unique panoramic view of the glaciers. Furthermore, you will have preferential location within the boat and a host and guide available throughout the tour.

11:45 Pick-up at hotel
40 km distance
13:00 Boarding in port
Boat tour in Lake Argentino
Visit to Upsala Glacier
Visit to Spegazzini Glacier
19:00 Return to the port
Return to El Calafate
20:00 Drop off at hotel
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The schedule, order and the activities can vary depending on the organization of the day.

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