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Ushuaia for Wildlife Lovers

Argentina   |  3 Nights

Exceptional Experiences

  • Navigation of Beagle Channel
  • Esmeralda Lagoon
  • Haberton, penguin watching and trekking

 

Ushuaia offers much to travelers, with its amazing natural sights, trekking trails and a rich history that goes back centuries. However, the continent’s southern-most city is also a tourist favorite for its wide variety and population of wildlife, including marine life around the coastal areas, animals in the forest and those that reside in the colder mountain regions. 

Travel on land and sea as you explore Ushuaia's varied landscapes and observe these animals in their natural habitats. From the large colonies of sea lions and penguins that are active around the Beagle Chanel, to the beavers and rare birds thriving in the woods and mountains further North, Ushuaia is sure to provide more than a few thrills. Getting close to these creatures will require you to trek through enchanting forests and around huge colorful lakes, sail along the coast and navigate through large national parks with varied terrain. 

Witnessing rare animals interact with their environment in a place overflowing with stunning landscapes and natural beauty makes for an unforgettable few days.

 

Day 1 - Ushuaia: Arrival in Ushuaia & Beagle Navigation
Day 2 - Ushuaia: Free Morning and Trekking to Esmeralda Lagoon
Day 3 - Ushuaia: Gable Island & Penguin Colony
Day 4 - Ushuaia: Tierra del Fuego National Park & Transfer out

 

Day by day

Day 1 - Ushuaia

After your arrival in Ushuaia and checking in at the hotel, you will head East and discover the famous lighthouse of Les Eclaireurs. Nearby colonies of cormorant (a species of aquatic bird) and sea lions make this visit highly memorable. You’ll also get a sense of the immensity and majesty of the Beagle Channel.

Day 2 - Ushuaia

Today you will to trek the colorful, peaceful Esmeralda Lagoon and observe the animals that live there. Afterwards, it’s off to the Tierra Mayor Valley, which hosts a large population of beavers; watching them in their natural habitat, interacting with one another and building up the dam is simply fascinating. In the late afternoon, you’ll head to a nearby shelter where a tasty dinner and wine will be served, after which you’ll be taken back to the city and your hotel.

Day 3 - Ushuaia

Early in the morning, you’ll set of for you Harberton Farm, from which you’ll set out to sail the Beagle Channel towards Martilo Island, which is famed for its penguin population. A guide will tour you around the island, showing you the different nesting areas and the habits of these amazing creatures. On the way back to the city, you’ll also walk by the Lasifashaj river to a hidden waterfall.

Day 4 - Ushuaia

After breakfast, you will enter the national park and hike towards the Cormorants Archipelago, where you’ll stop to enjoy a mate (a traditional Argentine tea) and take in the sights. Afterwards, you’ll hike towards the majestic Roca Lake and hit plenty of natural points of interest along including the Black Lagoon, Bahía Lapataia, Panamerican Route. These points provide excellent bird watching opportunities and you may catch a glimpse of various mammals active in these parts. After returning to the city, you’ll transfer to Airport in the afternoon.

 

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Hotel
Duration: 3 Nights
USD 658

Price per person, on a double basis, in intermediate category and in American dollars.

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Including

Shared transfer to and from airport-hotel  

English or Spanish speaking guide during the tours

Trekking at Esmeralda Laggon with dinner

Excursion to Isla Gable and ticket to penguins watching

Excurssion to national park (half-day)

Accommodation 3 nights in a double room with breakfast, in the chosen category

 

Not Including

Flights or Bus to and from Ushuaia

Meals & drinks

Tips

Any other service not mentioned at the previous section.

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Accommodation Categories

Basic: Rooms include the minimum needed to have a nice stay - a bed and a private bathroom. They are basic but nice and clean. All the tours included in the experiences are group tours.
Comfort: Accommodation normally takes place in 3* or 3* plus hotels. Rooms have some charm and most of them include TV. Some tours are private or semi private.
Superior: Hotels are local boutique 4* or 5*. They have a local appeal and they are an experience on themselves. Tours and transfers can be for groups, private or semi private according to what mentioned in the included services section.

Methods of Payment

Cash, wire transfer or credit card payments through paypal are accepted. There is a 5,4% surcharge for credit card payments through paypal.

Price Conditions

Cancellation
In the event that the customer needs to cancel a reservation made, the amount paid shall be returned after discounting the cancellation expenses, if any. Any cancellation should be sent by written form to the following e-mail address: info@andatravel.com.ar. Any cancellation receipt and confirmation shall be sent by the same way. The expenses shall depend on the advance time by which the cancellation will be requested:
Within 15 days before the service, a 20% penalty of the total amount of the service.
5 to 15 days before the service, a 40% penalty of the total amount of the service.
Less than 5 days before the service: a 60% penalty of the total amount of the service.
Less than 2 days before the service: a 100% penalty of the total amount of the service.
Hours and trips
1. All passengers are obliged to respect all the established hours. All consequences related to its breach shall be at their own expenses.
2. In the event of regular tours, there shall be a 5-minute tolerance for the pick up, after this time, the pick-up itinerary shall be completed. In this case, the passengers shall have to go by their own means to the starting point of the tour.
3. Should the passenger not show up at the pick-up place and at the time mentioned in this document, this shall be considered as cancelled at the last minute (no show) and the total amount of the service shall be charged.
Changes 1. During our trips, different public and private sites shall be visited, the same are booked according to the scheduling, day and choice of the passengers. Access to them is subject to the decision of the authorities at the moment of the visit.
2. Once the booking has been confirmed, ANDA shall not be liable for any change or cancellation made on the passanger's own decision including flight delays of the air company, or any other transportation means.
3. ANDA reserves the right to make partial or total changes of days and/or services composing the tour due to unforseeable circumstances or in case of force majeure, before or during the implementation thereof.
4. ANDA shall have the right to cancel any tour in the event of any of the circumstances provided by Art. 24 of the Decree nr. 2182/72
5. Should the trip last more than the established terms due to fortuitous causes beyond the control of the Company or by force majeure, the expenses incurred shall be paid by the passenger.
The transport is included only in cases specifically mentioned in the corresponding item. The transport services shall be provided by the contracted transport companies. Vehicle transportation shall only be provided for the requested amount of people and/or the specific group.
Personal belongings
1. Any customer's baggage and other personal belongings are not covered by the contract journey. As for all the personal objects, these should always be kept with themselves, irrespective of the part of the vehicle where they are stored. They are carried on behalf and on the customer's risk, being the Operator not liable for any loss, theft or damage that should be incurred during the travel for any reason, including any handling during hotel/airport transfers or viceversa, if any.
2. This document does not include any traveller's possibility nor right to complain to the transport companies or their insurances companies, being the application and compliance of the trasnport companies' terms as well as the ticket the only binding agreement between the above-mentioned companies and the passenger.

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