Winter in Ushuaia

Winter in Ushuaia - 5 days - 4 nights

Travel Styles Discovery
Season: April to October
Beginning day: Every day
Departure: Individual
Minimun of pax Minimun of pax  2 passengers 
Difficulty: Low difficulty
Trip starts at: Ushuaia airport
Trip ends at: Ushuaia airport
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Ushuaia, as the City of the End of the World, gives a unique environment to this tour that takes us to enjoy winter activities in the Island of Tierra del Fuego. We will visit the Tierra mayor valley, Tierra del Fuego National Park and the Beagle channel. We practice Nordic ski, snowshoeing and enjoy the winter look of the Patagonian mountains and forest.

01 Ushuaia airport - Ushuaia
02 Nordic Ski
03 Lakes Fagnano and Escondido
04 Tierra del Fuego National Park and Beagle Channel
05 Ushuaia – Ushuaia airport
4 nights at Hosteria

Day 1 Ushuaia - Ushuaia airport
We welcome you at the Ushuaia airport and transfer to town. Check in at your lodge. Visit to the Navy Museum and the Old Presidium of Ushuaia.
Lodging in Hosteria Double room or Single room with private bathroom.
Meals we provide today: none

Day 2 Ushuaia – Nordic Ski
After breakfast we drive 17 km up to Solar del Bosque, a beautiful lodge in the middle of the forest. We meet our guide, we get our equipment and an hour instruction about how to use the skis. Afterwards we go sking in the forest, at the beginning in marked circuits and then cross country, discovering the best sites and views of the valley. Back to the lodge, a hot chocolate and we drive back to town.
Lodging in Hosteria Double room or Single room with private bathroom.
Meals we provide: Breakfast and box lunch.

Day 3 Ushuaia – Lakes Fagnano y Escondido
After breakfast we drive up north along Route # 3 heading to Lakes Fagnano and Escondido, crossing the mountains across Garibaldi Pass. From the Pass, those who want can go on the old route towards Lake Escondido, a 30 minutes hike up to Hosteria Petrel. Those not willing to hike can go on the 4 wheel drive vehicle up to the Hosteria, where we meet hikers group. From Hosteria Petrel we continue driving on an old timber trail around the lake up to the panoramic viewpoint. Here we have some hot drink that our guides brought in their flasks.
By noon we drive back across Garibaldi Pass to Tierra Mayor valley, where we get to a winter resort where we will have for lunch “cordero al asador”, which is lamb roasted Patagonian style.
In the afternoon we will have time here to make optional activities, as snow cats, dog pulled sleds, Nordic ski, ice skating o just relax and contemplate the snow covered valley from the cozy lodge.
We drive back to town in the afternoon.
Lodging in Hosteria Double room or Single room with private bathroom.
Meals we provide: Breakfast and lunch.

Day 4 Tierra del Fuego National Park and Beagle Channel Boat trip
The Island of Tierra del Fuego is divided north to south by the border between Argentina and Chile. In the southwest corner of the argentinean side is Tierra del Fuego National Park, a place where the forest covered mountains meet the sea. In this spectacular location we will visit Lapataia bay.
In the afternoon we take a boat to go sailing in the Beagle Channel. The goal is the view of Ushuaia and the mountains from the sea, as well as the many sea mammals and birds that lives in the Channel. We will also see the Faro (Light house) Les Ecleurs and we will have a good idea of the braveness of the first sailors of the Channel.
Lodging in Hosteria Double room or Single room with private bathroom.
Meals we provide: Breakfast.

Day 5 Ushuaia – Ushuaia airport
Visit the town in the morning by your own. Transfer to the airport to take our flight.
Meals we provide: breakfast


Services included:

  • Incoming services
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish – English) during the excursions.
  • 4 nights lodging in Hosteria double or single room with private bathroom (01 – 02).
  • 4 breakfasts, 2 box lunch/ lunch
  • Nordic Ski Excursion and the supply of the necessary equipment for this activity (shoes, nordic skis and ski poles)
  • Excursion to lakes Fagnano and Escondido
  • Excursion to Tierra del Fuego National Park
  • Beagle Channel boat trip
  • Transfer Ushuaia airport – Ushuaia – Ushuaia airport
  • We combine regular and private transfer in our tours.


(IUH - 01) Hosteria Double room x x x x
(IUH - 02) Hosteria Single room x x x x

The meals we provide are shown below

Breakfast   x x x x
Box Lunch   x x    

Not included

  • National Park fees
  • Medical and life insurance
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Optional excursions
  • Air tickets and airport or port taxes
  • Services not detailed in the program

The Operator holds the right of changing the itinerary or to cancel any of the activities when any natural cause (or any other cause of any type) justifies it in order to look after the group safety.

List of suggested personal equipment

  • Backpack, 50 litres or so
  • Thermal underwear
  • Trekking shoes or boots
  • Trekking pants
  • Fleece
  • Parka and over pants
  • Gaiters
  • Gloves
  • Thermal socks
  • Necessary spare cloth
  • Wool hat
  • Sun hat
  • Sun glasses
  • Sun screen
  • Personal items
  • Lamp
  • Trekking poles (recommended, if you are use to them)
  • Personal medication