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Ushuaia Excursions

  

Winter Excursion Packages   

Winter Adventure  

3 days/ 2 Nights
 
Day 1: Inbound transfer + Trip to Sea Lions’ Island.
Day 2: National Park Visit and a tour of the Enchanted Woods (Trekking with snowshoes and a dog-sled ride).
Day 3: Outbound transfer

Notes: Departure on the 1st day depends on the arrival flight schedule.

Trip departure: 03:00pm.
 
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Ushuaia + White Bonfire

3 days/ 2 Nights
 
Day 1: Inbound transfer + Trip  to Sea Lions’ Island.
Day 2: National Park visit + White Bonfire (Dog-sled ride in the night, ending with a snow bonfire).
Day 3: Outbound transfer

Notes: Departure on the 1st day depends on the arrival flight.

Trip departure: 03:00pm.

Night tour with bonfire includes dinner.
 
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Ushuaia with Emerald Lagoon

4 Days / 3 Nights 

Day 1: Inbound Transfer

Day 2: National Park visit + Trip to Sea Lions’ Island.
Optional: Enchanted Wood Tour (Trekking with snowshoes and dog-sledride).
Day 3: Emerald Lagoon Tour (about 4 mile roundtrip trekking with snowshoes and lunch).
Day 4: Outbound transfer


Notes: Enchanted Wood tour (Trekking with snowshoes and dog-sled ride).
 

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Ushuaia 4WD + Snow

5 Days / 4 nights.
 
Day 1: Inbound transfer
Day 2: National Park visit + Trip to Sea Lions’ Island. White Bonfire (Dog-sled ride in the night, ending with a snow bonfire).
Day 3: Tour of the Enchanted Woods (Trekking with snowshoes and dog-sled ride).
Day 4: 4WD Off-Road Lakes Tour.
Day 5: Outbound transfer

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Independant Winter Expeditions  

Enchanted Wood Tour  

 
This adventure begins at the Altos del Valle Winter Center, a breeding and training center for sled dogs and also the starting point of the track, abut 12 miles from Ushuaia city. Upon reaching the center, the tour passes through the site and takes off on the trail (after receiving instructions on how to properly use the snow shoes). The tour goes deep into the majestic and snowy valleys, surrounded by the Andes mountains.

Length 3.5 hours

Seasonality
Winter. It takes place under snow and low temperature conditions.

Requirements 
This tour is classified as low difficulty (Level I). It can be done by healthy people in good physical conditions.

Distances and incline 
Total length (round trip trekking) 2.5 miles. No major inclines are faced on the way.

  

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Emerald Lagoon

 
This adventure begins at the Altos del Valle Winter Center, a breeding and training center for sled dogs and also the starting point of the track, about 12 miles from Ushuaia city. Upon reaching the center, the tour passes through the site and takes off on the trail (after receiving instructions on how to properly use the snowshoes). The trip continues for an hour along a semi-traversed path that leads to a glacial "amphitheatre," from which imposing and beautiful views of the Tierra Mayor and Carvajal Valleys can be seen.  Surrounded by needle sharp mountains, the trip continues up along the Emerald River, its surface now completely frozen. When the trip culminates at the lagoon, the group has lunch, surrounded by the Albino Glacier, Las Torres, and the Cordón Toribio before heading back.

Length  5 hours. (4hs of trekking)
 

Seasonality
Year-round. The information in the above description corresponds to winter time, when the area is covered in snow (June through September).

It takes place under snow and low temperature conditions.
 

Requirements
This tour is classified as low difficulty (Level I). It can be done by healthy people in good physical conditions (according to the difficulties above mentioned).

No major inclines are faced on the way.

Distances and incline
Total length (round trip trekking) 5 miles. Total length (round trip ground transfer) about 25 miles. Starting point: 820,2 ft above sea level. Emerald Lagoon: 1,476.4 ft aabove sea level.

Maximum height: 1,312.4 ft feet above sea level. Incline: 656 ft.

  

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White Bonfire

 
Leaving Ushuaia in the evening, this adventure begins at the Altos del Valle Winter Center, a breeding and training center for sled dogs and also the starting point of the trail, about 12 miles from Ushuaia city. Upon reaching the center, the tour passes through the site and takes off on the trail (after receiving instructions on how to properly use the snowshoes). Trekkers then go deep into the majestic and snowy valleys, surrounded by the Andes mountains, guided by the light of the moon and own lamps.  Upon reaching the final destination, after a 20-minute trek, the group will enjoy a sizzling bonfire and a hearty dinner. Later at night, the ride back on dog-sleds tours the valley in the darkness, ultimately arriving at the Winter Center from which we'll return to Ushuaia.

Length  5 hours.

Seasonality
Winter, at night. It takes place under snow and low temperature conditions.

Requirements
This adventure is classified as very easy. All that is required are proper winter clothes in order to face the low temperatures.

You can expect wind and snow.

Distances and incline
Total length (trekking + dog-sled): 4.35 miles.

  

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4WD Off-Road Lakes Tour

 
The trip leaves the hotel along National Road Nr. 3, heading for the lakes Escondido and Fagnano. It crosses the mountain ranges through the Garibaldi crossing, reaching Fagnano Lake through an old woodman's trail .

The trip skirts the lake until reaching a panoramic point, where it stops for a snack. 

The tour then returns to Tierra Mayor Valley, where guests enjoy a barbecued patagonic lamb and choose from optional activities such as: snow cats, sledges pulled by husky dogs, cross country skiing, and ice skating, or just relax contemplating the great snowy valley from the cozy lodge. 

  

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