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  1. Argentina
  2. Tierra del Fuego
  3. Ushuaia City
  4. Day Trips

Ushuaia: Full-Day Trek to Ojo del Albino Glacier with Lunch

Product ID: 277517
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Enjoy a 10-hour trip to Tierra Mayor Valley. Trek to the blue water of Emerald Lagoon, hidden in the Fueguian mountains. Discover beaver dams and hike the icy surface of Ojo del Albino Glacier before enjoying your lunch amongst nature.
About this activity
Duration 11 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

You will be picked up from your hotel in Puerto Montt. Please provide your hotel name and adress.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the wildlife in Emerald Lagoon
  • Trek through forest and streams
  • Hike to Ojo del Albino glacier
  • Get amazing views of neighboring lagoons
  • Receive assistance from a specialized guide
Full description
A minibus will pick you up at your hotel in Ushuaia and take you an hour away from the city towards a winter refuge in the Valley Tierra Mayor. From here, start a 2-hour trek to Esmeralda Lagoon, crossing dense woods, freezing streams and hanging glaciers, always accompanied by a local guide.

The Emerald Lagoon trail is one of the traditional treks in Tierra del Fuego, and its name refers to the imposing color of its waters. Reach the lagoon, get your first views of Ojo del Albino Glacier and enjoy some free time to discover the surrounding wildlife; ducks paddling across the lagoon, hard-working beavers, and the native red fox.

Continue towards the glacier, walking for 2 hours through a challenging path towards Ojo del Albino Glacier, one of the most beautiful glaciers in Ushuaia. Once there, grab your crampons (spiked shoes) to walk on the ice, exploring the glacier and its lagoon full of floating icebergs. Start your trek back and have lunch at a special viewpoint before returning to the refuge. From there, board the transportation back to Ushuaia.
Includes
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish/English)
  • Box lunch
  • Trekking equipment
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Hat
  • Backpack or bag
  • Hiking shoes
  • Jacket
  • Rain gear
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Previous experience in hikes or ascents of height is required
• The trek over the glacier depends on weather conditions
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Say Hueque Argentina Journeys

Product ID: 277517