5.5-Hour National park w/ hiking Shore excursion - USHUAIA (Private Tour)

12 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 5.5 hr

We depart from the port towards the west to visit a pristine and wonderful place which became a national park in 1960. After arriving at the park  we will stop at the most beautiful scenaries to enjoy the nature by hiking on trails through the forest, others that surround majestic lakes, rivers and the Beagle Channel shore. (We suggest to bring usd 20 for a snack). Finally we will drive to the Lapataia Bay, the end of the Panamerican Highway, where we will see the famous Alaskan mileage -marker sign before returning to the ship. ***Walking shoes or hiking boots for wet / muddy ground are advised. Waterproof jackets are also advised.***

Itinerary Details


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Stop At: Calaio Viajes y Turismo

We depart from the port towards the west to visit a pristine and wonderful place which became a national park in 1960. After arriving at the park we will stop at Ensenada Bay where the End of the World Post Office is located. Here tourists have the chance to stamp their passports as a souvenir. FIRST HIKE " COAST TRAIL" LOW DIFFICULTY - 40 MINUTES LONG " : We start the first hike at Ensenada Bay, taking part of the Shore trail while enjoying the awesome views of the Beagle Channel and its wildlife. At this point, it is possible to see the flag trees ( trees bent by the strong Pacific Ocean winds). From there it is possible to observe the Murray Channel which was crossed by Charles Darwin and Captain Fitz Roy in 1830 when they discovered the Beagle Channel and interacted with the natives. It is also possible to get up close to archeological sites of 8000 years old, where the natives used to build their shelters. SECOND HIKE " CAÑADON DEL TORO"-LOW DIFFICULTY - 30 MINUTES LONG": After hiking through the peacefull Andean forest with an amazing landscape of mountains we will get to a viewpoint to appreciate one of the cascades of Rio Pipo, melted water that comes from the glaciers that empties into the Beagle Channel. THIRD HIKE " ROCA LAKE AND LAPATAIA RIVER "-LOW DIFFICULTY - 20 MINUTES LONG": We head towards Roca Lake, where guests can take a peaceful and charming walk around part of the lake, and part of Lapataia River taking magnificent photos. After a short stroll, we will arrive at a coffee shop where you will be able to purchase hot chocolate and/or snacks while enjoying the panoramic view of the mountains, forest, and rivers. I suggest you bring at least $20 USD for a snack at this stop. After our stop we will cross the Lapataia River, visiting the Cormoranes Archipelago, the Green Lagoon and the Ovando River. Finally, we will drive to the Lapataia Bay, the end of the Panamerican Highway, where we will see the famous Alaskan mileage -marker sign before returning to the ship. FORTH HIKE " LAPATAIA VIEW POING" LOW DIFFICULTY - 40 MINUTES LONG": We will walk beyond the actual End of The World (end of Tthe Panamerican Highway), surrounding Lapataia Bay where we will have amazing views of the Darwin Range which has the highest mountains on the island with year-round snow caps on the peaks. Next, you will experience a wonderful hike across the forest where we will observe impressive beaver dams. "If we are lucky, we may even spot a beaver or two." Afterwards, we will arrive at the end of the trail from where you will breathe the freshest and purest air in the world while delighting in scenic views of the mountains, the forests, the snow and the sea. Finally, you will ride in your comfortable van with your amazing guide, back to your ship.

Duration: 5 hour 30 minutes
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