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Laguna Esmeralda

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What people say

"The hike to Laguna Esmeralda is the most popular day hike in Ushuaia. You can get here by car, taxi or one of the shuttle busses. Another option would be to hitchhike if you're on a tight budget. To do this is very safe in Argentina. The trail takes you through the forest before you then cross new boardwalks to avoid all the mud if it has rained before. The lagoon is an exceptionally beautiful place nestled amidst the mountains. Even on a rainy day like ours, the milky blue color of the lake was beautiful. In winter the lake will be frozen and you can even walk on it."
"This is a fairly easy hike with a lot of beautiful scenery. The trail can get quite muddy though."

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