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Preview of winter 2024: Ushuaia, a paradise for ski and snow lovers

Preview of winter 2024: Ushuaia, a paradise for ski and snow lovers

With one of the longest snow seasons, the capital of Tierra del Fuego is preparing to receive national tourists and tourists from neighboring countries, offering a varied offer in terms of activities, hotels and gastronomy.

Due to the characteristics of its climate and the quality of the snow, Tierra del Fuego has the privilege of having the longest ski season in South America. Ushuaia has been called “the national capital of cross-country skiing”; The Provincial Cross Country Ski Track has an extension of 14 kilometers, joining the Haruwen and Cerro Castor winter centers. International events such as the White March and the Ushuaia Loppet take place here.

In it Castor Hill, Located 26 km from Ushuaia, alpine skiing is the best, also having a snowboard park and an ice skating rink, with the possibility of taking classes and renting equipment.

Cerro Martial, which is located in the Martial Glacier natural reserve (7 km from the city center), will have a means of elevation this season; There you can also carry out different types of winter experiences and activities, with information and online reservations.

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For those who choose Ushuaia to take their first steps in the snow, the recommendation is the Ushuaia Ski School, also in the Martial Glacier nature reserve, which this year celebrates its thirtieth anniversary; The mountain refuge where the school is located is an ideal place to enjoy a good coffee or a mountain lunch (casseroles, lentils).

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“For visitors who wish to enjoy the snow and contemplate the immensity of the landscape, the suggestion is to visit the winter centers located along the Tierra Mayor Valley, a reserve of great scenic beauty where Cerro Bonete stands out, Cerro Alvear and the Esmeralda lagoon; There, the activities are varied, such as snowmobile rides, snowshoe walks, sled rides pulled by Siberian dogs, and night excursions that combine walks and snowmobiles with dinners in the heat of a campfire,” he says. Dante Querciali, president of the Fuegian Institute of Tourism.

How much does it cost?

Cerro Castor enabled online sales with the following rates valid until April 14, 2024.

Promotional season (6/28 to 7/5-9/21 to 9-29)

Adult daily pass $51,400. Minor: $35,900.

Adult 5-day pass $225,500. Minor $157,800.

High season (from 6/7 to 20/9)

Adult daily pass $72,400. Minor $50,600.

Adult 5-day pass $317,500. Minor $222,200.

Where to stay?

In order to facilitate snow holidays in Ushuaia and enjoy skiing, Las Hayas Ushuaia Resort launched in its winter pre-sale (packages of stays and services), with the novelty of using a gastronomic proposal option in the All inclusive style, from Andez Winter Buffet. The emblematic Resort is located in a natural environment in the middle of the Fuegian forest, proposing to live a different experience to enjoy with all the senses, with the possibility of carrying out activities within the hotel grounds, such as trekking with guides on fixed departures or self-guided circuits.

Ski packages (5 or 7 nights) include:

  • Buffet breakfast of artisanal pastries and healthy ingredients.
  • Access to the Hotel Spa with heated pool, indoor and outdoor jacuzzi, sauna, steam baths, Scottish shower and gym. Also a menu of massages with specialists (paid service)
  • IN-OUT Transfers Airport-Hotel-Airport
  • Transfers to the city center at predetermined times to and from the Hotel
  • Transfers to Cerro Castor on ski days, at two scheduled times
  • Ski passes at Cerro Castor
  • Unlimited access to the exclusive space at the base of the Hill, Las Hayas Ski Lounge, where snacks and hot drinks are available to guests free of charge
  • Children’s recreation in spaces intended for small guests.
  • Possibility of accessing exclusive dinners at Andez Winter Buffet Gourmet, (All Inclusive meals plus drinks) with benefits for purchasing the pack throughout your stay. (5 or 7 nights).
  • Benefits in packages that include the Family Plan and promotions in special weeks, with the option of accessing the Simple Fee Plan.

Source: Ambito

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