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Ushuaia Department Jeep & 4WD tours

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Ushuaia: Private Tour Tierra del Fuego National Park

1. Ushuaia: Private Tour Tierra del Fuego National Park

Start the day with the pick-up from your hotel in Ushuaia. Once in the car, you´ll head west in the direction of the National Park. While you leave Ushuaia city, you´ll start to have nice views of the Beagle Channel and the Andes Mountain Range. After 20 minutes, you´ll be driving along the historical and beautiful Pipo River Valley, where the prisoners from the Old Penal Colony of Ushuaia were harvesting wood for over 50 years with the aid of a narrow gauge train. At only 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ushuaia, you´ll find the famous train "The End of the World", which is a reconstruction of the old train of the prison and were you´ll spend some time discovering this wonderful attraction. Then it will be time to go inside the park either by car or by train (one hour ride). Once in the national park, you´ll continue west for about 25 minutes to reach its end at the coast of Lapataia Bay. This gorgeous bay of the Beagle Channel has a big symbolic value because the end of the route 3 is also the southern end of the Pan-American Highway. After spending some time walking and discovering the coast of the bay and taking pictures, there´s no other choice but to start driving in the other direction. Departing from the end of the Pan-American Highway, you´ll go to visit the stunning Roca Lake, which was carved and formed by the action of glaciers for over 10,000 years. After enjoying a cup of tea or coffee with the great scenario this lake offers, you´ll start heading east on the route 3, getting closer to the city. But before leaving the park, you´ll reach the coast of the Beagle Channel again to visit Zaratiegui Bay this time. This gorgeous bay with a magnificent landscape holds a special sub Antarctic evergreen forest as well as the typical "End of the World" post office. In this cozy and traditional post office you will be able to stamp your passport with special stamps and also send postcards from the furthermost point of America to anywhere in the world. From here, you´ll return to Ushuaia which lays 20 minutes driving from this bay. 

Ushuaia: Off-Road 4X4 Lakes Tour

2. Ushuaia: Off-Road 4X4 Lakes Tour

During this full-day tour, explore the landscape of Tierra del Fuego on exciting off-road trails in a 4x4 vehicle. Discover the natural beauty of the area on routes that are not frequented by tourists. High up from the Andes Range, see Lake Escondido, a small wonder hidden in the bottom of a valley. Then discover the gigantic and imposing Lake Fagnano, which will be the highlight of the day. Cross the forest and the rivers through challenging mud roads, between trees, passing the coast of the lakes with an experienced driver-guide. Complete your experience with an authentic Argentinian lunch in the Fuegian forest, with a bottle of Malbec.

Ushuaia: Winter Off-Road 4x4 Lakes Tour with Lunch & Drinks

3. Ushuaia: Winter Off-Road 4x4 Lakes Tour with Lunch & Drinks

Explore the landscape of Tierra del Fuego on an exciting off-road trail day adventure in a 4x4 vehicle. Discover the natural beauty of the area on routes that are not frequented by tourists and enjoy a lively commentary by your experienced guide. High up from the Andes Range, see Lake Escondido, a small wonder hidden at the bottom of a valley. Then discover the gigantic and imposing Lake Fagnano, which provides magnificent views that will surely be the highlight of the day. Cross the forest and rivers through challenging mud roads surrounded by trees. Cruise along the coast of the lakes with an experienced driver. Complete your experience with an authentic Argentinian lunch in the Fuegian forest, with a nice glass of Malbec.

Ushuaia: Full-Day Off-Roading and Horseback Riding Lake Tour

4. Ushuaia: Full-Day Off-Roading and Horseback Riding Lake Tour

Head off on a full-day excursion in the wilderness of southern Argentina with a 4WD tour, followed by horseback riding, and a walk around marvelous lakes with the majestic Andes Mountains surrounding you. Start your day bright and early with a pickup at your hotel, and head straight to the lake region by driving on the national route N°3, where you will cross peat valleys and the Andes Mountains through the Garibaldi Pass. Continue along the road through old trails used for logging, marveling at the deep valleys around you as your expert local guide tells you the history of the route and the mountains. Once you cross the iconic Andes Mountains, catch a glimpse of the glorious Lago Escondido, before descending to its borders, where you'll begin your off-roading adventure. Once there, stop for a rest to meet your horses, and enjoy a delicious snack. Then, hop on your horse, specially chosen according to each person's riding experience, and enjoy a leisurely ride for about 30 minutes. Next, tuck into a local lunch on the side of one of the largest lakes in Argentina, the Lago Fagnano, including an Argentine platter of cheeses and charcuterie as a starter, followed by the main dish, and tea or coffee. After lunch, take a walk to enjoy the immensity of the Lake Fagnano up close, before returning to Ushuaia.

From Ushuaia: Private Fagnano Lake 4WD Tour

5. From Ushuaia: Private Fagnano Lake 4WD Tour

Immerse yourself in the incredible nature of Tierra del Fuego on this full-day tour. After getting picked up from your hotel in Ushuaia, head inland driving the National Route 3, leaving the Beagle Channel and Ushuaia bay following upstream the Olivia River to reach the Carbajal Valley. Once driving this dramatic valley with magnificent views you will see different winter sports centers (heart of the winter activities in Ushuaia) and will have the chance to visit a huskie dogs sled center or a special local Gin Distillery. After sometime driving the Carbajal Valley cross over the Andes northwards through the Garibaldi Pass taking alternative mountainous roads through forest, crossing streams, passing beaver dams. and reaching great views of the Escondido and Fagnano Lake. At the shore of the Escondido Lake enjoy an easy walk and a coffee break with nice views. Some more driving and you will be in front of the 5th largest lake of Argentina: Fagnano Lake. With its 60+ miles of lenght this massive lake will be the return point to go back to the south face of the Andes Range again. Once at the car, head to a traditional Argentine restaurant located at a cross-country ski center in the Carbajal Valley. Sit down to a well-deserved lunch composed of salads, lamb, dessert and coffee. Vegetarian options are available. After the tour, get dropped off back at your hotel in Ushuaia.

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What people are saying about Ushuaia Department

Our trip got off to a great start when our guide contacted us on the evening before to confirm our arrangements and collection time. We were collected the next morning for our tour of the Tierra del Fuego National Park Our guide proved to be very friendly and knowledgeable about the history, geography , flora and fauna of the National Park.

Sensational. An unforgettable walk. Gather adventure, a day to share with nature. They treated us very kindly and they eat deli. A great day. THANKSSSSS

Great guiding service! Just the prefect amount of information. Trip was tailored to our desires and was very well done!!

Super driver, host and really nice experience eating in the jungle right next to the lake.

Excellent guide. Highly recommend this experience.