Laguna Esmeralda, Ushuaia
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Hike through an enchanting forest to Laguna Esmeralda, which sits at the foot of a glacier resembling a dazzling green gem. You'll have little trouble managing the almost flat, 1.5-hour hike to the lake, and even young children will complete the trek easily. Catch your breath when you arrive at the emerald body of water and appreciate the peaceful nature surrounding you. Don't forget to bring food, water, and sun protection for the journey. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Laguna Esmeralda and many more Ushuaia attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Ushuaia trip itinerary builder.
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  • Easy walking, coming 2 hours approx rate medium. I suggest to bring good hiking shoes since it must go through a peat bog.
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  • We saw it by air. An incredible show. Nestled in the middle of a Valley, it has a very particular color. To the walk from the air we could also see the glacier that feeds it. Safety pin!
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  • The Lake Esmeralda is an unforgettable site. Access walking with difficulty average after about 6 km, but the scenery is incredible! Surrounded by mountains, some with snow, the Emerald color of its water in contrast with the mountains, make with the Sun take tones incredible Emerald
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