Lago Argentino, El Calafate

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Yet another example of Patagonia's incomparable nature, Lago Argentino wows visitors with its spectacular scenery. Surrounded by craggy mountains and enormous glaciers, Argentina's largest freshwater lake attracts a growing number of outdoor enthusiasts, photographers, and fishermen. Take a boat trip to see the mighty Upsala glacier from your vantage point on the water. Keep an eye out for bright pink flamingos as your boat weaves around icebergs floating in the lake. Take a look at our El Calafate online sightseeing planner to schedule your visit to Lago Argentino and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • A lake with a thousand shades. I recommend visiting the place. Beautiful view of the peaks with many nuances. Nature reserve for flamingos and various birds. Do not renounce the vision of this lake.
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  • Fantastic lake with 80km of extension, going from the airport of El Calafate to the region of the glaciers that form it, has trout introduced by men and supplies the whole city with its icy waters, its shade of blue is majestic
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