Crossing Tierra del Fuego Adventure

An undoubtedly tough but incredible 7 days of trekking, carrying full camping gear as expert guides lead you through this wild region on unmarked paths. After a transfer to the trailhead, you cross the enormous Lago Fagnano by boat, then climb through the tail of the Andes to the Beagle Channel and Ushuaia.

9 Days

$1,725

Crossing Tierra del Fuego Adventure - 9 - $1,725

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

  • Cross Lake Fagnano in a dingy then trek along an old Estancias route to Yehuin Lake
  • Trek along ancient paths from Fagnano Lake to Guanaco Bay with spectacular views
  • Trekking French Pass, which offers wonderful sights
  • Trekking Cinco Hermanos Pass, an opportunity that not many travellers get to experience
  • Arrival to Beagle Channel and Ushuaia with a free day in the city to explore and relax

Landmarks visited on Crossing Tierra del Fuego Adventure

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Rio Grande Airport

Take a route via Patagonian estancias to Yehuin Lake. Then continue on the trek to the campsite Rancho de Lata where you rest for the night.

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Lunch, dinner


Day 2: Guanaco Bay

Today you set off from camp after a lovely breakfast on the trek along ancient paths from Fagnano lake to Guanaco Bay with spectacular views of wildlife and scenery.

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner


Day 3: Cross Lake Fagnano

Today sees a boat excursion as you cross Lake Fagnano (an enormous lake stretching 61 miles) and reach the shore where we make camp for this evening.

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner


Day 4: French Pass

Begin your trek across the Andes, with your first day trekking the French Pass, so named after a French reconnaissance expedition, which offers wonderful sights.

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner


Day 5: French Pass

Your second day of trekking in this tough but straightforward pass with sensational views, leads you to the Tierra Mayor Valley where you camp.

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner


Day 6: Cinco Hermanos

Pass Continue on your trek through sub-antarctic forests towards the Beagle Channel on the Cinco Hermanos pass, an opportunity that not many travellers get to experience. Camp in the wilderness in the pass overnight.

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner


Day 7: Reach Ushuaia

Your last day of trekking, sees you reach the Beagle Channel and Ushuaia via the Cinco Hermanos pass. Reaching the city of the end of the world, you will enjoy a night of rest in your hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel, Ushuaia

Meals: Breakfast, lunch


Day 8: Explore the city

Spend the day as you wish exploring the city of Ushuaia!

Accommodation: Hotel, Ushuaia

Meals: Breakfast


Day 9: Depart Transfer to Ushuaia Airport.

Meals: Breakfast

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Prices, Departures and Inclusions

This trip can run as a group trip, with prices starting from $1,725 per person for a complete group. If you are looking to join a group or you are a solo traveller we will help to form likeminded groups of travellers. Please let us know your travel plans.

The trip can also run on a private basis to fit around your plans. Departures may be tailored and can be set up on a date of your choice. Please note that there is a higher price for smaller groups. Please enquire for further details.

Please note: Departures can be set up for a minimum of 2 people on a date of your choice, subject to availability.

USD $1725 is the price per person without assistance. USD $2370 is the price per person with a porter included.

Includes

  • Mountain Guide
  • Transfer
  • Fagnano Lake crossing
  • Meals as indicated in itinerary
  • Camping equipment

Excludes

  • International or Domestic Flights
  • Meals not indicated in itinerary
  • Personal expenses and equipment
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Any visa, passport and vaccination expenses

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