Also known as “World’s End” due to its location at the bottom of this southernmost continent, this city is the capital of the Tierra Del Fuego province. It is surrounded by hills and lies on the banks of the famous Beagle Channel, giving you marvellous views of the bay.
The city is a starting point for visitors to the Antarctic and some of its main attractions include Tierra Del Fuego National Park and various sailing excursions on the Beagle Channel.
There is also a ski resort with great winter snow and a range of outdoor activities which can be enjoyed year-round.
Upon arrival in Ushuaia, you will be transferred to hotel. Rest of the day free to explorethe city.
At night we recommend you enjoy a typical Argentine dish in one of the many restaurants that the city offers.
Ushuaia, trekking and canoeing
You will be collected at your hotel (shared service) and brought to the Tierra del Fuego National Park. Once in Ensenada Bay, you’ll have time to enjoy the view over the Beagle Channel before starting the walk along the coast.
This six kilometer route allows you to observe the flora and wildlife as well as discovering traces of the area’s ancient indigenous people, the Yamana. After 3 hours you will arrive at Lake Roca, where lunch will be served. After a picnic there is a canoe trip down the river Lapataia, which will take you to Lapataia in the Beagle Channel where the Panamerican Highway and the National Highway No. 3 end.
Total duration: 8/10 hours.
Trail: 3 hours.
Canoeing: 1 ½ hours.
If this seems like too much of an adventure, let us know and we can offer a more traditional tour excursion to Tierra del Fuego National Park, with an option to take the End of the World Train.
Ushuaia, Navigating the Beagle Channe
After breakfast, make your way to the tourist wharf where you will board a boat to sail through the Beagle Channel. The tour offers panoramic views of the city of Ushuaia, and of the diverse marine fauna, such as cormorants and sea lions and the islands of Lobo and De los Pajaros.
If the winds permits, land on one of the islands’ bridges, where you can see the remains of giant shells and enjoy views of Chile and Argentina.
Next you can explore Les Eclaireurs, known as the “Lighthouse at the end of the world”.
Duration: 3-4 hours.
You will have to pay a local tax in the port of Us $ 4.
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport.