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Laguna Esmeralda

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Address: Ushuaia, Argentina

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The track to reach the lake is really nice, but there is a lot of mug on the way so take rubber boots! You can also enjoy the ride to observe the beevers on your way back if you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The track to reach the lake is really nice, but there is a lot of mug on the way so take rubber boots! You can also enjoy the ride to observe the beevers on your way back if you go around 6pm during spring time. The lake itself has a great blue/green color, especially when touched by the sun...really peacefull... More 

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Recife, PE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

It's a total 10 km trekking (round trip). You can experiment mud, ice/snow, water, tundra, rocks.. and great breathtaking landscapes in the way. When you get at the lagoon you're gonna feel alive and thankful for taking the journey. It's an easy/ medium difficulty trekking path with just a small difference of altitude, not much. But you have to be... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I seriously underestimated how muddy it would actually be. I thought people were being dramatic or that there were a few muddy spots. Nope - don't let the beginning of the trail fool you. It pretty quickly becomes a mud pit. It's a great adventure with a spectacular view at the end, but leave anything you want to ever wear... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This was definitely the nicest hike around Ushuaia! Beaver dams, rivers, mountains, forest and the greenish laguna Esmeralda - fantastic nature. Also, it is one of the cheapest activities in Ushuaia.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The laguna esmeralda hike needs you to take a shuttle (~200A$ return) to that place. The hike itself is not that hard but the ground is muddy and wet and you end getting really dirty. You might slip or fall as well. The view of the lake is nice but if you have been to El Chalten or El Calafate... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

You take the color with your memories! Beautiful views!! Mountains surrounding the lake keep snow in spite of being in summer. Don´t miss the tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

After a little muddy trek,comes a very beautiful scenery. It will be excellent if sunny day . And it's allowed camping there,that's great. And you need a boots ,it's better to cross the muddy trek.

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Los Altos Hills, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

If you're looking for a good relatively short workout, this is an excellent hike to a very pretty lake. Although the trail head is difficult to find (the trail head is about 5 meters from the road and there is a dirt parking lot at the trail head). The trail goes through a few boggy places and is virtually all... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Been there last year, and it was one of the most beautiful daily treks that I had done while traveling in South America. The Lagoon is amazing and it looks like fairy tales!! Advice: Bring good hiking boots because it gets a little muddy in some areas along the way. Also, try visiting Ushuaia around November-January

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Doing excercise meantime you explore different levels and sightseeings to arrive to a peaceful place to contemplate the nature and yourself.

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Address: Address: Ushuaia, Argentina
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Patagonia  >  Province of Tierra del Fuego  >  Ushuaia

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