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Ushuaia Adventure

Nature- and Hiking Tour

Duration

5 days from/to Ushuaia

Activity
  • 2 days hiking
  • Boat ride
Lodging
  • 4 nights hotel
Meals
  • 4x breakfast
  • 2x box lunch
Price

from 1.190 USD

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Ushuaia - Southernmost city in the world
  2. Boat ride on the Beagle-Channel
  3. Ride the End-of-the-World-Train, once used by Ushuaia prisoners
  4. Marine wildlife: Water birds, see lions & dolphins
  5. Penguin-colony on „Martillo“ Island
  6. Trekking in Tierra del Fuego National Park
  7. Relish the local cuisine: Argentinian Steak & Malbec red wine

BEST SEASON

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FITNESS LEVEL

Suitable for people who are reasonably fit and hike at least once a month. Participants should be able to walk with their daypack (15 lbs) 6 hours a day with some strenuous ascents and descents.

 

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival in Ushuaia

Upon arrival at the airport of Ushuaia we pick you up and bring you directly to your hotel, where you have some time to refresh and relax. Later on you have time to explore Ushuaia on your own. Overnight: Hotel in Ushuaia in double room with private bathroom. (-/-/-) 

Day 2: End-of-the-World-Train - Boat ride on the Beagle-Channel - Fauna Marina

This morning, you will experience a one-hour ride on the End of the World train through the Tierra del Fuego National Park. In the afternoon, you take a boat ride on the Beagle Channel to the Faro (lighthouse) Les Eclereurs. On this impressive excursion, you will be able to observe a variety of waterfowl as well as sea lions and dolphins, and visit the penguin colony on the island of Isla Martillo. Overnight: Hotel in Ushuaia. (B/-/-)

Day 3: Tierra del Fuego National Park

Today, you take a full-day excursion to the Tierra del Fuego National Park. You will hike through typical firelands forests (about 3 hours) and then drive in the bay Lapataia with a Zodiac boat to the island of Redonda (about 1.5 hours). You will also get to see beaver dams and the native flora and fauna. Overnight: Hotel in Ushuaia. (F/BL/-)

Day 4: Trek Cerro Medio

After the breakfast you start onto the next adventure. Today you walk on paths created by convicts through southern beech forests up to the Laguna Margot. From there you continue on predominantly Guanacos beaten paths to the summit of Cerro Medio until you reach a breathtaking view of Ushuaia, the surrounding mountains and the Beagle Channel. In the late afternoon you will come back to your hotel. Overnight: Hotel in Ushuaia. (B/BL/-)

Day 5: Ushuaia

After breakfast a private transfer will take you to the Ushuaia airport (without a guide). (B/-/-)

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Accommodation: 4 nights in a hotel in double room with private bathroom 
  • Meals: 4 x breakfast, 2 x box lunch
  • Local bilingual english/spanish speaking guide
  • All transfers and excursions in international mixed groups as per the detailed itinerary
  • Transfer to and from Ushuaia Airport
  • Boat ride on the Beagle-Chanel
  • Trip on the End-of-the-World-Train

WHAT’S EXCLUDED

  • Entry Fee to Tierra del Fuego National Park (p.p. 24,- USD)
  • Meals and beverages not indicated on the itinerary
  • Optional trips
  • Tips/gratuity
  • Local payments
  • International and domestic airfare and airport charges
  • Travel insurance is not included in this tour. Travel insurance is mandatory and must be purchased prior to the start of the trip.

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICES

01.10.2019 - 30.04.2020
available
daily
from 1.190 USD

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