Punta Arenas to Ushaia (3n/4d)

Ushuai, the end of the world

Ushuai, the end of the world

Day 1 Punta Arenas – Ushuaia
Transfer from the hotel to bus terminal in Punta Arenas, boarding a regular bus to Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego.  After a 10-hour journey enjoying the beautiful landscape, you will arrive to Ushuaia.  Transfer to your selected hotel. Lodging.

Day 2  Ushuaia – Canal Beagle – Ushuaia
Breakfast.   During the morning, there is navigation along the Beagle channel, starting from the pier and visiting the Ushuaia bay up to Beagle Channel, passing through Paso Chico.  We will visit Bridges islands and  stop in one of the islets to have a close look at the cormorants and sea lions. We sail on to the Eclaireurs Light House, standing on a small island in the archipelago of the same name. This old light house dating back from 1919 is one of the icons of Ushuaia, and the farthermost point of the excursion; therefore, the cvessel starts heading back through a different route.  Return to Ushuaia. Lodging.

Day 03 Ushuaia – Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego
Breakfast.   Half day excursion of Tierra del Fuego National Park (4 ½ hrs) Our first stop will be La Ensenada, from where we can see Isla Redonda and, on the coast, the Beagle Channel, we will then move on to the Lake Rocca area to observe the native flora. Roca Lake: Here you will start a walk circling that lake and the Lapataia River from where the landscape observed is dominated by the impressive Mt Cóndor whose peak is beyond the boundary with Chile.  We will continue to Green Lagoon and we will have two optional trekking excursions, the first one to Laguna Negra, and the second one to Dique de Castores whose path take us directly to Lapataia bay where route 3 ends.   Return to Ushuaia.  Lodging.

Day 4 Ushuaia – Punta Arenas
Breakfast.  Transfer to the bus terminal to take bus back to Punta Arenas.

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