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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  • We rent a bike in the city, went cycling for about 20km, left the bikes and hiked for 2 hours to reach the lake. I would recommend, the view at the end is beautiful.  more »
  • there are good walking paths which can be a little muddy as it rains a fair bit. great views if you mange to travel on a fine day.  more »
  • We had done extensive hiking at Torres del Paine and were looking for something more relaxed when we traveled to TdF. This hike was just right- about 3 miles with only a modest elevation gain of about...  more »