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Laguna Esmeralda

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Address: Ushuaia, Argentina
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About 15 km east of Ushuaia you can find the Laguna Esmeralda on the left side of the road (driving from Ushuaia). There is a sign at the entrance which you can see from the Routa... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

About 15 km east of Ushuaia you can find the Laguna Esmeralda on the left side of the road (driving from Ushuaia). There is a sign at the entrance which you can see from the Routa 3. Visit laguna early in the morning and try to have it for yourself for a moment. The walk is easy (1-2 hours one... More 

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Thank E K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We liked this trail. The lagoon is beautiful, and also the whole trail is beautiful. You see beaver's lodges and nice landscapes. It is not very steep, but today lots of places on the trail were swampy

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favourite trails! It takes about 3 hours total to complete. On a sunny day with no wind you can have a picnic by the beautiful emerald lake. Remember to take your trash and keep it clean! :)

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The path is not well maintained, so sturdy hiking boots are recommended. It was very muddy at our time of visit and we had to find new paths to reach the lagoon, the main trail was "un-walkable", but the end view is nice.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We headed off with our 4 year old, hoping he'd manage it alright. It was drizzling and we thought the weather might clear up as it had on previous days. Little did we know... It ran for the 1 hour and 45 minutes of our walk. By then we had covered 3.5 km of the 4.9km. The weather did not... More 

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Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So this is an amazing place to visit but there are some tips you need to take into account in order to get the most of it. 1.- Wear confortable clothes and good mountain shoes, it's a medium difficult trekking that due to the constant rains it can be very swampy at some points. 2.- Bring water and some food,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

The route to Esmeralda is 4,8 km long and takes in general 2 hours for one way. The entrance is free, only the bus service has to be laisbto get you there. It's commendable to go there with water proof boots cause everything is full of mud and the grass is everywhere under water. MUD MUD MUD EVERYWHERE Finally you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

Short hike but the scenery you get worth it ! It is very beautiful, go early morning and you'll have a very nice view with the morning clouds :) (I went easily there on hitch hike, as transports are way overpriced in Tierra del Fuego)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Really worth the trip out from town. Can do by public transport or hitching and set off from the parking beside the road at the entrance to Los Lobos. Well marked trail, through woods across peat bogs and up the rocky hills. It took us just 75 minutes from the car park but we were hiking quickly. There are great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

We went to hike the Laguna Esmeralda on our recent trip to Ushuaia. It was a great day of hiking. The trail to the lake is about 3 mile each way, moderate, with a bit of elevation at one section. What's tricky is that the weather is quite unpredictable in December and it rains on and off, so the trail... More 

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