Upsala Glacier

  • Address: Santa Cruz Province, Argentina, El Calafate
  • Tags: Outdoors, Tour, Family And Kids

About Upsala Glacier, El Calafate

You can have a lifetime experience visiting the world famous Upsala Glacier. Between the countries of Argentina and Chile, this majestic valley glacier is located. The rapidity of the spot is the main attraction to the tourists. But to some of the experts, the rapidity is an alarming sign of global warming. As a tourist, you would love the sight of the startling icebergs. At the ice lake Argentino, you will be having a boat trip to wonder the whole with your tour companions. The colour and the texture of the ice bergs will give you memories that you will cherish for the whole of your life. Don’t forget to capture the scenic sides using your camera here.

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How To reach Upsala Glacier by Public Transport

  • Rented car / taxi

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Upsala Glacier is one of the most popular places to visit in El Calafate, Argentina. Best recognized for its beautiful view and non-crowdy location, the Upsala Glacier attracts many tourists. You can explore the breath-taking view of El Calafate from this point of interest.

How to reach Upsala Glacier?

To reach, Upsala Glacier, it is also possible to catch a local bus or metro from the nearest station. Frequent travellers suggest carrying a location map to explore the nearby tourist attractions in El Calafate. TripHobo provides you the overall information of Upsala Glacier like its address, phone number, photos, timings, and tickets booking.

Upsala Glacier Tickets Price and When to Get There

The ticket price or pass for visiting Upsala Glacier is given in this page. It may vary depending on the season and crowd. It’s better to check the Upsala Glacier tickets and opening hours in advance to avail the best offer. Whether you’re travelling with your family, friends or backpacking on a solo adventure, this page also provides you an idea of how much time you can typically spend here to experience the view and vibe. Tickets and visiting passes may come with different time slots and TripHobo allows you to book sightseeing and skip the line tours for Upsala Glacier. You can also book the customized day tours for Upsala Glacier from vendors like Get Your Guide, Viator and Musement.

Accommodations and Other Facilities Near Upsala Glacier

On TripHobo, you can find the best hotels to stay near Upsala Glacier in El Calafate. Ranging from budget friendly hostels to 5-star luxury suites and shared Airbnbs, here you can find perfect places to stay near Upsala Glacier. Also, plenty of restaurants and coffee shops are available in the surrounding area. Don’t forget to try local street food and quick bites when you’re there. You may find popular bars and lounges open late night serving best brews in the El Calafate.

Other than this, TripHobo also helps you to find the local information near Upsala Glacier, El Calafate like car parking options, public transportation, internet cafes and hospitals. You can easily check out the details of nearby pharmacies, ATMs and banks with 5-10 minutes of walk. With the help of our tourist map, you can easily locate the shortest route to Upsala Glacier and modes of transportation around.

Know Before Planning a Trip to Upsala Glacier

Upsala Glacier is a must for solo backpackers and active travelers. Before your actual visit to this place, we recommend you plan your El Calafate trip online with our free El Calafate Trip Planner. Here you can create an awesome itinerary with popular points of interests, restaurants and other tourist attractions. We also offer customized El Calafate vacation packages created by real-time travelers and local tour experts which include a visit to Upsala Glacier with an estimated trip budget.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Upsala Glacier

  • 95% of people who visit El Calafate include Upsala Glacier in their plan

  • 57.84% of people start their Upsala Glacier visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Upsala Glacier

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Upsala Glacier

People normally club together Parque Nacional Los Glaciares and Argentino Lake while planning their visit to Upsala Glacier.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Upsala Glacier, El Calafate Reviews

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  • Imbarco da Punta Bandera per la navigazione sul lago Argentino. L’imbarcazione è un moderno catamarano e durante la navigazione si può anche stare all’interno e godersi il panorma attraverso le ampie vetrate, ma ovviamente star fuori è molto più bello anche se fa un bel freddo; il vento è gelido e bisogna coprirsi bene. Navighiamo lungo il Brazo Norte del lago e poi il Canal Upsala fino alla lunga lingua di ghiaccio del ghiacciaio Upsala che scende nel lago con 5 km di parete.

  • Cada glaciar tiene su encanto particular y este no deja de ser de una belleza increíble. Durante la navegación pueden apreciarse numerosos témpanos de hielo (icebergs) que se desprenden continuamente del glaciar Upsala y navegan lentamente o colisionan contra las costas. Lamentablemente no se puede llegar demasiado cerca del glaciar por el riesgo que implican los desprendimientos, de cualquier manera, puede apreciarse perfectamente en todo su potencial. Muy recomendable!

  • Visita a glaciares Upsala y Spegazzini, hermoso viaje en catamarán. Dura 5 horas por un recorrido increíblemente hermoso, fascinante...cuenta con un bar y sanitarios. Los guías muy buenos.

  • Hermoso glaciar, una de las maravillas de la Patagonia Argentina. Normalmente se le atribuye la cualidad de ser el glaciar más grande de Sudamérica con sus 800 kilómertros cuadrados. En realidad el más grande es el glaciar Pío XI en la Patagonia Chilena, con 1.250 kilómetros cuadrados y el único en expansión todos los años

  • Imperdible hay que ir a ver estos glaciares y son unicos magicos!

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