Lake Escondido Scenic Alpine Drive

  • Port

    Ushuaia, Argentina

  • Activity Level


  • Excursion Type

    Local Sightseeing, All

  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • Starting At


  • Minimum Age

    Information not currently available.

  • Duration

    Approximately 4 Hours

  • Meals Included


A scenic drive leads you into the heart of the Tierra del Fuego mountain range.

Travel through the Olivia River Valley, leaving Ushuaia city behind. The views along the way include sawmills, beaver dams, forest and peat bogs.

As the motorcoach starts to climb the Andes mountain range, take in the great views from your window. At Garibaldi Pass there is an awesome view of Lake Escondido and, in the distance, part of Lake Fagnano.

After visiting the Lake Escondido area, you'll stop at a winter sports center. A delicious snack served here includes a traditional lamb empanada (turnover) and a buffet of finger foods -- sandwiches, Argentinian pastries, quince jelly pie -- and a small cupcake. Enjoy a beverage -- juice, wine, a hot chocolate, tea or a 'mountaineer coffee', made with sugar, orange peel and liqueur.


It is essential that you wear warm layered clothing in order to fully enjoy and participate in this excursion.