Escondido & Fagnano Lakes
We propose you to leave the coastal city of Ushuaia and get inside the Andes Mountain Range to experience the interior of Tierra del Fuego Island in an active and dynamic way. Taking three very different trails (different in landscapes and durations) in one day, you´ll enjoy impressive views of glaciers, mountains, lakes and forests.
October to May
Mid. (Low dificulty trails, but one of them with sustained inclination and uneven terrain)
• Scenic car ride
• Lunch outdoors
• Carvajal Valley
• Garibaldi Pass
• Fagnano Lake
• Escondido Lake
8:30 AM. Pick up hotel. Car ride along the National Route N°3 to the interior of Tierra del Fuego, leaving the Beagle Channel.
9 AM. First walk of the day: With a duration of one hour in total, this easy trail thru a forest of southern beeches will allow you to reach a wide and stunning view of the Alvear Mountain Range (part of the Andes) and of the Carbajal Valley (also known as Tierra Mayor Valley), which is characterized as being a huge peat moss .
10 AM. Car ride along the National Route N°3, by the Winter sports center area.
10:45 AM: Second walk of the day: With a total duration of approximately 2 hours, this walk will allow you to sneak to the northern side of the Andes and find one the most gorgeous views of Tierra del Fuego. From there you will appreciate the Fagnano and Escondido Lakes. If the weather conditions let us we will have lunch with that spectacular view, otherwise lunch will be inside the forest.
1 PM. Car ride along the National Route N°3,crossing Garibaldi Pass, and visiting Escondido Lake.
1:45 PM. Third walk of the day: Taking a short and easy trail of 15 minutes, you will reach the coast of the huge Fagnano Lake, where you´ll enjoy the beautiful view with a hot coffee or tea, s you desire.
3 PM. Return to Ushuaia, driving by the National Route N°3.
4:30 PM. Arrival to hotel.
• Professional Guide
• Healthy and tasty lunch
• Hot drinks and water
• Personal bottle of water (recommended)
• Waterproof walking shoes (or extra pair of socks)
• Waterproof Jacket
• Warm clothes, gloves, and hat
• Small backpack
• All our services are private, so we can customize them to you. Consult us.
• In this tour lunch is outdoors.
• Most of the time in this tour, there won´t be bathroom.