01: BUENOS AIRES / USHUAIA
Arrival at Buenos Aires International Airport.
Meet by local assistant and transfer to Domestic Airport.
Ushuaia lies in the southern end of the Republic of Argentina, on the Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, the southernmost city in the world. Located on the Beagle Channel, it takes its name -which means “bay overlooking the West”- from the yámana tongue. Within the impressive frame made up by the sea, the forests, the lakes and the mountains, Ushuaia is a picturesque city with an important tourist services infrastructure, an elegant commercial center and an increasing social and cultural activity.
After arriving, transfer to Cerro Castor Ski Lodge.
Castor Mountain is the most exclusive ski center in Argentina, located at 28 kms in the southernmost city of the world, Ushuaia. Because of its orientation to the south, Castor Mountain has the best snow quality, protected from the heating of the sun and conserved in an excellent state. Being in the 54 parallel, the temperatures are lower and constant, which gives the best kind of snow precipitations similar that can be found on Moscu, Rusia. For this excellent weather conditions, Castor Mountain is the chosen place for the best world`s teams to do their competitive training. The competitions ski runs in Castor Mountain are recognized by the International Federation of Ski.
Overnight at Cerro Castor Ski Lodge
DAY 02: USHUAIA
Breakfast at Lodge.
Castor Mountain has 24 ski runs and a snow park, both located in the 600 skiable hectares of the ski center. In total, Castor Mountain has 24 kilometers of ski runs and a slope of more than 750 meters from the summit to the base of the mountain. This ski centers counts with a rental ski of the highest quality and the most advanced lifts. There are also ski lessons in its Ski School for every ages and levels, as well as activities like • Alpine ski • Snowboard • Cross country ski • Snowblade •
Sliding in Sledges with Siberian dogs •
Trekking with snowshoes.
Overnight at Cerro Castor Ski Lodge
DAY 03: USHUAIA
Breakfast at Lodge
Free for activities at Cerro Castor
Transfer to Hotel in Ushuaia
Overnight at Albatros Hotel Ushuaia
DAY 04: USHUAIA
After breakfast at the hotel head off for a Half Day Tierra del Fuego National Park Tour – Train of the End of the World Ride Included. An old steam-powered train carried the convicts, as they worked to supply firewood for the town. For them it was a hard ride, but today this train has become an attractive way for visitors to get to know a little more about Ushuaia’s past. Travelling west along the National Road 3, you will reach the Train Central Station, just 8 km. away from the city. A replica of the original train is used to carry visitors and let them experience the same journey that prisoners were forced to make decades ago. Ancient forests of hundreds of years, peat bogs and even a reconstructed indian settlement, can be seen during the ride. Finally, after a brief stop at the Macarena Waterfall, the train will lead you into the limits of the National Park. The corner of the Earth: a magnificent landscape. This Park, 12 km from Ushuaia, is the only National Park with ocean coast in the country. Its 63.000 hectares protect innumerable ńires, lengas, cherry trees, calafates and notros and flowers as violets and orchids. The walk in the park offers marvellous panoramic views of the Beagle Channel surrounded by mountains and an opportunity to feel nature at its best. The Pan American road that joins America from north to south, starts in Alaska and finishes at Lapataia Bay, a dreamt paradise that together with Laguna Verde and Lago Roca is the highlight of the tour.
Lunch at Local Restaurant.
Afternoon Beagle Channel Navigation (Seals Island)
Transfer to the tourist port to board a catamaran and sail the waters of the Beagle Channel which unites the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans. As the catamaran leaves the shore, the view of the city is spectacular. The tour circles Bridges and Archipielago Islands, Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse and several rocks where sea mammals and birds find shelter. This is an excellent chance to see them in their habitat without interrupting their activities.
Overnight at Albatros Hotel
Ushuaia DAY 05: USHUAIA / BUENOS AIRES
Breakfast at Hotel.
Transfer to airport to board flight to Buenos Aires.
Transfer from Domestic Airport to International Airport.
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