From Ushuaia: Fagnano and Escondido Lakes Tour

3.6 / 5

11 reviews

From Ushuaia: Fagnano and Escondido Lakes Tour

From $59 per person

Discover the beauty of Fagnano and Escondido Lakes on this tour from Ushuaia. Marvel at the stunning landscapes and panorama views and relax with hotel pick up and drop-off.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Carvajal Valley
  • Marvel at Escondido and Fagnano Lakes
  • Enjoy hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Be amazed at stunning panoramic views
  • Taste a local meal
Full description
Leaving Ushuaia, travel along National Route 3, northeast towards the mountain peaks of Mounts Olivia and Cinco Hermanos. Through the journey along Carabajal Valley, see “circus” glaciers, suspended valleys, and peats. Your next stop will be the Valle de Lobos Winter Center, a breeding center for dog sleds, Syberian Huskies, and Alaskan Huskies.   Continue your trip to find peat valleys, small glaciers, cross-country skiing centers, the alpine skiing center of Beaver Mountain, cascades and natural habitats that have been modified by the beavers. Make your way up to the Garibaldi Crossing through the winding road, surrounded by forests full of Lengas and Ñires. Take some time to enjoy the panoramic views of Lakes Escondido, Fagnano, and their surroundings from Garibaldi’s Viewpoint. On the way to Lake Fagnano, see the Bronzovich Sawmill, Entre Rios Rural School, and Kaiken Lodging House at the headwaters of the lake. After this last stop, begin your journey back towards the Winter Centers, where you can stop for lunch and even try typical Fuegian lamb. After, return to your hotel in Ushuaia.  
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Pick up is at your hotel, the previous afternoon we will contact the reception to inform the schedule.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.6 / 5

based on 11 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4/5
  • Transportation
    3.9/5
  • Value for money
    3.1/5
  • Safety
    4/5
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It was nice, but they never clarified that by that time we went (September), they did not enter Fagnano Lake, which we could only appreciate from afar. Where I think the rate should go down if something descriptive is not done. The other very nice you learn several things. And very organized when going and looking for you.

September 30, 2019

The guides were constantly looking to sell other services and products. And we were practically forced to buy an expensive lunch.

January 13, 2020

The tour is mainly sitting in the bus due to distance from Buenos Aires to the Lakes. The huskies experience is poor in the sense of just walking through their shelter, but there wasn't much discussion about them. The lakes looks good, but is not much to do around them other than taking pictures.. The lamb asado (grill) we had for lunch was very good. Also, the Irish coffee they served us at the end helped a lot to get the communication flowing. :) Overall it was a good day, but a bit too static for my personal test.

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November 14, 2019

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