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4-Day Tierra del Fuego and Ushuaia

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Day 1 : Arrive in Ushuaia

Visiting: Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia

Today we start our adventure in the very end of the world ? Ushuaia! The world?s southernmost city is located on the border of the Beagle Channel, with the snow-peaked Martial Mountains embracing the town. Our welcome guide will be waiting for us at the airport and then we?re transferred to our hotel. Once the check-in is ready we receive a short briefing about the trips itinerary and tips about the city. The evening is left open for individual exploration and hopefully a bit of interaction with the locals who often have good stories to tell!

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  • Standard Lodging: Hotel Tolkeyen

Day 2 : Visit Fagnano and Escondido Lakes

Visiting: Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia

We start our day driving northwards through the Valleys Carbajal y Tierra Mayor reaching Paso Garibaldi from where we have an splendid view to ancient forests and deep blue lakes. Some minutes later we leave the main road and continue off-road to Lake Fagnano, situated in the middle of fairy-tale scenery. We start walking bordering the shore of the lake and through virgin forests, home to surprising fauna and flora. We finally reach the Refugio Canal, where a delicious barbecue is waiting for us. After our meal, we have free time to stroll around or just relax in the beautiful landscape. When everyone?s ready we continue to Lake Escondido and later reach the rustic Hosteria Petrel at the lake?s shore. Here we?ve about an hour to explore the zone or just have a local coffee overwhelmed by the beautiful lands of Tierra del Fuego. We drive back to Ushuaia for the evening.

  • Meals: BL
  • Standard Lodging: Hotel Tolkeyen

Day 3 : Tierra del Fuego NP, Bahia Lapatia

Visiting: Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia

We start our day adventure driving to the west end of the Tierra del Fuego NP -The name Tierra del Fuego (Land of Fire) was given by the Portuguese sailor Hernando de Magallanes, who watched many fires on the coast done by Onas Indians when navigating through the Magellan Strait in 1520. As we advance we get to know the typical flora of the region having as main representatives the Lengas, Nires, Cohiues, Orquideas, Canelos and Notros trees. Later on, we arrive at La Roca spot and board a zodiac and start sailing on the famous Beagle Channel to Isla Redonda, a national reserve which only just opened for tourism a few years ago. Here we enjoy a delicious lunch of home-made pasta in an island hut, with a beautiful view of the surrounding landscape. Afterward we sail towards Bahia Lapatia and then we take a transfer back to the hotel.

  • Meals: BL
  • Standard Lodging: Hotel Tolkeyen

Day 4 : Beagle Channel, Transfer to Airport

Visiting: Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia

In the morning we?ll sail through the Beagle Channel reaching the famous Les Eclaireurs lighthouse and Isla de Lobos. Afterward we take the transfer to the airport.

  • Meals: B

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