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Ice Rivers Express

Ríos de Hielo Express

Full day sailing very similar to All Glaciers tour but covers only the northern arm of Lake Argentino. The tour goes through the Spegazzini and the Upsala glaciers, entering the bays that they form and also includes sailing in the cord of icebergs located about 20 km from the Upsala glacier.

In the case of recruiting the tour transportation from your hotel, we will pick you up around 7:30 Am and will undertake the journey of 50 Km to Punta Bandera, where the boat departs at 9 o’clock. In the case of having your own vehicle, you must get to the port of Punta Bandera at 8:30 Am.

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, the Spegazzini and the Perito Moreno 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, which seats 18 people, includes hot and cold drinks and pastry tasting during the tour with a unique panoramic view of the glaciers.

Departure time:The hotel pick up starts at 7:15 Am. If you have your own transportation, you must be in Punta Bandera at 8:30 Am, where the boat departs at 9:00 o´clock.
Arrival time: Between 15:00 and 15:30.
Service provider company: Solo Patagonia.
Minimum group size: No.
Annual availability: From May to September.
Requirements: -.
Duration: 7 hours.
Time needed: Full day.
Included: -.
Not included:Lunch box nor entrance to the national park..
Difficulty: Low.
Available languages: Spanish, English.

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