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Ushuaia, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be prepared for a true trek- all weather and geography adaption. Watch for snow and rain. Be prepared. Take water, food, and proper clothing. The lake is absolutely stunning. One of the most incredible experiences I've ever had. I hiked in twice. Well worth it.

Thank sarahnutmeg
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We started the trail quite late, around 3 PM almost, after hiking to Laguna Turquesa. The hike takes 2 hours one way. As I know the only way to get here if you don’t have a car is with one of the vans that ate...More

1  Thank MilosStepita
Reviewed 10 May 2018

I loved it!!! the views and landscape were SPECTACULAR. overall easy hike, besides dodging mud fields--beware and be prepared! the laguna was beautiful but so cold!! i was in awe of this hike

Thank Maggie G
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We went for an afternoon with Valley of Wolves. Although the hike was stunningly beautiful, safety should have been a much higher priority. We finished the hike in pitch black darkness and almost lost my friend. The meal was average.

Thank angielittlefield
Reviewed 28 March 2018

This was a once in a lifetime hike, I absolutely loved it in every way. We got there in the afternoon around 3 (I would have gone earlier) and started a 2+h hike to the lake. It had rained that morning so it was quite...More

Thank mapplepie_11
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We were there on a wonderful Sunday sunny day, with a lot of couples and families. The length of the trail is only 4 km each way, but you have to take into consideration the mud and the climbing toward the lake. If you are...More

Thank dyalon
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Very nice walk, and beautiful view ! the way runs along the river until the lake and there is a tent places ! And in the beginning of the trek, there is a beaver dam very big ! You can get there by bus 500...More

Thank Stephanieroutarde
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Be prepared for a 2 hours walk in and 2 back !!!. Take water and something to eat with you. Is not a very easy trail, parts are muddy and slipping. But the effort is worth it. The colors of the lagoon are incredible.

Thank Natina C
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Lovely walk with great views. We took about 1.5 hours each way (we walk a bit faster than many people). It is quite popular, so you won't get the lake to yourself.

Thank oosie1
Reviewed 13 February 2018

A great walk on a nice day. Check the weather forecast. It can get quite messy on a wet day as you are passing through beautiful... but wet... peat moss areas. Can be done in 4 hours if you don't meander. The trees dripping with...More

1  Thank Kezbil
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Benjamin J
27 May 2017|
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Response from Juan C | Reviewed this property |
There are mini buses leaving every now and then (once it gets like 4 people at least). So dont worry about the times.
Marian C
11 November 2016|
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Response from Marti_worldtraveller | Reviewed this property |
Of course you can. You can borrow a car or take a bus to the point from where you start hiking. Ask in Ushuaia tourist centre.
28 September 2015|
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Response from alipap | Reviewed this property |
Con borcegos lo puedes hacer perfecto. Animate!! Yo tengo 60 años y fui sola.
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23 September 2015|
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Response from alipap | Reviewed this property |
No hay otra forma. Pero no es tan dramatico. Hay dos lugares con turba, pero se pasa por el costado y listo.
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