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The Fuegian Andes - Lake Fagnano & Lake Escondido

Highlights / General details

Leave Ushuaia, traveling through the peat bog covered valleys of the southernmost outstretches of the Fuegian Andes. Explore the nature of the region in the Carbajal, Huskies, Tierra Mayor and Las Cotorras Valleys, popular winter month cross-country skiing destinations.

Points of Interest: Fuegian Andes; Carbajal, the Huskies, Tierra Mayor and Las Cotorras Valleys; The Garibaldi Pass; Lakes Escondido and Fagnano; Traditional Fueguian Lamb Barbecue Lunch.

Inclusion

Roundtrip Transfers from Ushuaia Hotels; English/Spanish Guide.

Exclusion

Lunch; National Park Entrance Fee; Gratuities.

Hours of operation

Available: Daily (October-April Only); Departs at 8:00am. No tour departures on: January 1; May-September; December 24-25, 31.

Duration

Approximately 8 Hours.

Location

Departure Point: Hotels in Ushuaia.

Itinerary

We will start by crossing the sharply rising Andes at Garibaldi Pass (1,476 feet/450 meters), host to spectacular views of the lakes Escondido and Fagnano. Then travel down the mountain to Petrel "hosteria" beside Escondido Lake for a little time to absorb the surroundings and their rustic charm.

After spending some time, we will continue with a visit to the Martinez Sawmill along Lake Fagnano. This interesting sight provides a glimpse into local history (no longer in operation).

After enjoying the scenery of the lake, our final stop is Las Cotorras Valley where we will indulge in a traditional Fueguian lamb barbecue.

Policies

Tour requires a 2 passenger minimum to operate.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

From BHD 28
Departure:
Group Tour Ticket - Per Pax, English/Spanish Speaking Guide

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