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Near the city of Ushuaia, 12 kilometers to the west, a natural reserve of 63,000 hectares of glacial landscape opens up, with valleys populated with forests, lakes, peat bogs and mountain ranges, with a rich variety of seabirds and other species of native fauna. It is the only National Park in the country that has a mixture of sea environments (on the shores of the Beagle Channel), forests and mountains. It has numerous trails, the main ones being the Pampa Alta, the Coastal Path, Milestone XXIV, Cerro Guanaco, and the Lapataia area. Walking the forest at the End of the World is an unforgettable experience. You can also take full advantage of the visit to the National Park practicing canoeing, bicycle touring, sport fishing and camping.

As the first stop before reaching the park entrance, there is the End of the World Train station, there you can choose to take the train, on board you will hear the history of the prisoners in Ushuaia. The train journey lasts 1 hour (7 km journey).

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The Ojo del Albino Glacier is located above the Laguna Esmeralda, which it feeds. A true high altitude trekking that combines all the possible panoramas of the area. A unique landscape of high mountains, where the rock, snow and ice dominate. Down the Emerald Lagoon it becomes a small reference framed by the green of the forest. Ascent to a point where you can appreciate the majesty of the Fuegian Andes in all its dimensions. The Glacier is a flat mass of ice furrowed by cracks and surrounded by dark, sharp peaks that discharge meltwater into the Ojo del Albino, where considerable icebergs float. Duration: 7 to 8 hours approximately round trip (12 km). Altitude reached: 980 meters above sea level.

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20 km from Ushuaia, the Esmeralda Lagoon is located in the Tierra Mayor Valley at the foot of the Ojo de Albino glacier, between Cerro Bonete and the Toribio range. Along the way, you will have to cross forests, peat bogs (wetlands) and streams, surrounded by the imposing peaks of the hills. A fabulous green lagoon, delivering a natural spectacle to capture the best postcards for your memory. Mountains and forests that, depending on the time of year, present different shades ranging from intense green to yellow, ocher, red and white. Duration: 3 to 4 hours approximately round trip (9 km). Altitude reached: 450 meters above sea level.

It is very important to wear waterproof clothing and shoes.

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Landscapes, adrenaline, emotions and much more is what awaits you in this incredible experience. Live a traditional argentinian picnic and an adventure full of anecdotes.

After pick up at the hostel and head to the Ushuaia exit on National Route No. 3. The first stop is at the Mirador del Valle Carbajal to marvel at the view of a valley of glacial origin where the Olivia River runs. They continue the tour and take the opportunity to make a technical stop at the Villa Las Cotorras tourist complex to visit Ushuaia Blanca, here anyone who wants can have a warm drink. They take the road again, always appreciating spectacular views of the Andes. They arrive at the Mirador del Paso Garibaldi, a point where they cross the mountain range and reach the north of the island to have the first postcard of the lakes Escondido and Fagnano, they begin to descend through an alternative path to begin the Off Road journey. towards the head of the Hidden Lake. Here they will enter the Fuegian forest along the roads used by the first forest exploitations to access the circuit accessible only by 4×4 vehicles that will take them directly to Lake Fagnano where they will observe the peculiarities of the area, including the Magallanes fault. Following the adventure, they will return to the road and head to Ushuaia Blanca, where a delicious lunch will await them at the “Ernesto Kründ” Cabana Museum, a replica of the island’s first postman’s refuge. After dinner and a warm conversation, the return to the city will begin. Duration: 8 hours.

 

 

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Surrounded by incredible mountains and amazing views with its characteristic color.

The trailhead is located 16 kms from the city of Ushuaia, exactly 2 kms before the trailhead for the Esmeralda lagoon arrives. There is a sign with the name of it that indicates the beginning of the trail. Although it is not a very long walk, in the first kilometer and a half of the trail there is a large unevenness that makes it a bit difficult. Because this lagoon is located at a great height, during the trail on the other side of the route you can see the emerald lagoon and part of the greater earth valley. To the right of the lagoon the Carbajal hill can be seen. Duration: 2 to 3 hours approximately round trip (5 km).

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The Vinciguerra glacier is located in the province of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. It is one of the most important glaciers in the Province, although not the largest. Along with the surrounding peat bogs, it was declared a Ramsar site in 2009. Leaving the city, 7 km in the Andorra Valley, the trek begins by walking along the Arroyo Grande stream, crossing and starting the ascent through a forest. Halfway there they can be seen as the peat landscapes begin to surround them. Continue crossing the vegetation limit to later find the imposing Lake of the Icebergs, the Vinciguerra Glacier and some incredible ice caves. It is a unique experience, where you can walk on an ancient glacier, explore its caves and crevices. Duration: 7 to 8 hours approximately round trip (12 km).

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The Martial Glacier It is located a few kilometers from the city, the ascent allows you to enjoy a unique panoramic view of the city of Ushuaia, the Beagle Channel and Navarino Island in Chile. Take your time to enjoy the stunning landscapes of the End of the world. Feel the powerful sensation of being on top of a glacier on the peaks of the Andes Mountains. Duration: 2 to 3 hours approximately round trip (6 km).

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Starting from the port of Ushuaia with a small group of 12 passengers maximum, touring the bay of Ushuaia and enjoying the mountainous environment. They will approach Alicia Island and Les Eclaireurs lighthouse, icon of our city. Watching the incredible cormorants on the cliffs. On another of the islands you will find the sea lions. They will head towards the bird island where the royal and imperial cormorants live. They will continue to the Bridges Island, famous for its Yamanas shells and its splendid view of the Chilean and Argentine coasts. There will be a landing and there will be a short walk along a path for interpreting flora, birdlife and archaeological remains. (Subject to weather conditions).

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Starting from the port of the city of Ushuaia, discover the Beagle Channel aboard a catamaran with comfortable seats and enjoying the best panoramic views. You will be able to appreciate marine life and learn the history of the channel that connects the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. On this tour we visit the Les Eclaireurs lighthouse, the Island of Sea Lions and Cormorant Island. On each island, the boat approaches the coast so that you can appreciate the wildlife that lives in the canal.

On one of the islets within the canal, called Isla Bridges, you will disembark for a short hike to a viewpoint, with views of the city and mountains. (Subject to weather conditions).

The catamarans are within doors and heated, with the possibility of going out on the deck and a cafeteria service. Duration: 2:30 hs.

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The first section of the catamaran route is identical to that of the short navigation. After visiting the islands of birds, sea lions and the End of the World Lighthouse, continue along the Beagle Channel until you reach Isla Martillo. There we will find the Papua and Magellanic penguins. The sighting is from above the catamaran. The descend from the boat to the island is not included. Duration: 4 hours.

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Starting from the tourist pier of the city of Ushuaia, you will head to the Les Eclaireurs lighthouse heading southeast to discover the Beagle Channel, with the Harberton Ranch as your final destination.

Along the way, they will make stops at the Bird Island where they will be able to spot a colony of Imperial Cormorants and other birds such as skuas, southern giant petrels and black-browed albatrosses; on Isla de los Lobos you will appreciate the South American sea lions with one and two hairs. Once in the Les Eclaireurs archipelago you will see the famous lighthouse at the end of the world that also has colonies of imperial cormorants and rockers on its islets.

Once at Estancia Harberton, they will sail 15 minutes from the dock to Isla Martillo in a semi-rigid boat. On the island they will walk for an hour among Magellanic penguins and papua, always with a guide. Back at the ranch there will be time to have lunch (food and drink not included) and visit the Acatushún museum of bird bones and marine mammals.

After the visit of the museum, they will return to the city of Ushuaia in minibuses through Provincial Route J and National Route No. 3, stopping along the way to see the emblematic flag trees.