Montes Martial Circuit (and Tonelli)

Get deeper into the mountains around Ushuaia than day hikes can take you. You'll get fantastic views of the Beagle Channel and camp wild in one of the most rarely visited parts of Patagonia as the route climbs through quiet valleys, following guanaco trails past secluded lagoons to the summit of Mt. Tonelli.

3 Days


Montes Martial Circuit (and Tonelli) - 3 - $590

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

  • Hike the La Oveja Valley to the Caminante Lagoon with wonderful views of the nearby mountains
  • Trek in the Superior Valley, a secluded spot of untouched beauty, and ascend Mount Falso Tonelli
  • Visit Laguna del Caminante and trek the Andorra Valley back to Ushuaia

Start from Ushuaia and end at Ushuaia

Landmarks visited on Montes Martial Circuit (and Tonelli)

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: La Oveja Valley

Today you will leave Ushuaia and start out on the hike through the secluded forested La Oveja Valley, you will have a gentle climb up the valley following the Canadon de la Oveja. Enjoy wonderful views of the nearby mountains as you trek through the woodlands to reach the Laguna del Caminante, before arriving at camp for the night.

10.3km, 650m ascent

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Lunch, dinner

Day 2: Tonelli Valley

Continue on your trek through the Superior Valley in a secluded spot of untouched beauty. You begin your ascent in the Tonelli valley and it's glacier to reach the summit of the Mount Falso Tonelli. After enjoying spectacular views of the lakes and mountains in the surrounding area, descend back to camp.

9km, 750m ascent

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3: Back to Ushuaia

Leaving the Caminante Lagoon today, follow a cascading stream to join the Sheep Canyon, hiking through beech forests on your return to Ushuaia. You should arrive in Ushuaia at approximately 6pm.

10.3km, 100m ascent 

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

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

USD $1150 is the price per person without assistance. USD $835 is the price per person with a porter included based on a group of 2 people.


  • Mountain Guide
  • Transportation
  • Food
  • Camping equipment


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

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