- 8 hours (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
Discover the secrets hidden behind the Southern Andes Range on a Full Day tour visiting Lake Fagnano and Lake Escondido in a Toyota Hilux expedition (8 people max. per group). Have a relaxing day, exploring and having fun in this off-road experience!
Summer Experience: Walk around the refuge, enjoy a Barbecue and go Canoeing in the Escondido Lake.
Winter Experience: Walk around the refuge in the snow, enjoy a barbecue and go sledging. At the refuge, you can also do some optional -not included- winter activities such as a snowmobile ride or dog sledding with Huskies.
- Lunch with beverages
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup
- Transport by Toyota Hilux
- Optional activities at the mountain refuge
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from your lodging in Ushuaia included. Pickup time will be between 8:30 and 9:00 a.m. If your hotel is NOT listed, please provide your hotel name when booking in the 'special requirements' box. If you are staying at an Airbnb please let us know your Airbnb address for pickup. Travelers staying at Airbnbs MUST give their personal phone number so that we can reach them if needed.
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: USHUAIA
Summer & Winter: After a morning pickup at your hotel, you will take the National Route N3 to begin your journey. If the weather permits, you’ll make a quick stop at “Valle Carbajal Lookout Point” and soon after you will stop at “Valle Tierra Mayor” to use its facilities.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Mirador de Lagos Escondido y Fagnano, Ushuaia, Province of Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia
Summer & Winter: As you continue to follow Route N3 you will cross the Fuegian Mountain Range through the Garibaldi Path, a panoramic viewpoint that will allow you to have a first look at Lake Escondido & Fagnano.
Duration: 7 minutes
Stop At: Lago Fagnano, Tolhuin, Province of Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia
Summer: Continue downhill and leave Route N3 to follow the beaten path of old woodcutter's footsteps along the forest until you reach Fagnano Lake on our 4WD vehicle. After admiring its huge dimension and wonderful landscape you will continue your journey on an internal route which will lead you to Escondido Lake, a smaller body of water than Fagnano Lake, but with an amazing natural environment. Here, you’ll have the option to either take a rest, hike along the shore, or go canoeing for about 40 minutes in the lake (subject to weather conditions). After enjoying the views from the shore and water, you will be driven back to the refuge where you may have some free time to walk around before lunch. After enjoying a traditional Argentinian barbecue, you can call it a day as you return to your hotel in Ushuaia in the late afternoon.
Winter: Continue downhill and leave Route N3 to follow the beaten path of old woodcutter's footsteps along the forest until you reach Fagnano Lake on our 4WD vehicle. After admiring its huge dimension and wonderful landscape you will continue your journey on an internal route which will lead you to Escondido Lake, a smaller body of water than Fagnano Lake, but with an amazing natural environment. Soon after, you will continue towards the refuge where you will have some free time to walk around or try out your sledding skills while a traditional Argentinian Barbecue is being prepared. At the refuge, there is also the possibility to participate in optional (not included) activities such as a snowmobile ride or dog sledding with Huskies. After eating and enjoying the snowy valley from the comfort of the warm refuge, you will return to your hotel in Ushuaia in the late afternoon.
*Transportation for this tour is in a Toyota Hilux, which seats up to 8 people plus the guide.
*The summer experience usually takes place from September to June, and the winter experience usually takes place from July to October. (IMPORTANT: The season change is subject to snow and weather conditions)
*The itinerary may be subject to change due to weather and road conditions or any other conditions of an operational nature.
Duration: 3 hours
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- May be operated by a multi-lingual guide (spanish-english)
- Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
- Not recommended for participants with back problems or pregnant women
- Car seats for children from 0 to 5 years old are available and mandatory
- Passport name, number, nationality and date of birth are required at time of booking for all participants
- Infant seats available
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- The change of season (winter and summer) is subject to snow and weather conditions.
- Most travelers can participate
- Tours taking place on Dec 25th and Jan 1st will have a different pickup time (probably around 10 am - tbc)
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.