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Travel Guide of Ushuaia in Argentina by Influencers

Ushuaia is the capital of Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur Province, Argentina. Ushuaia claims the title of world's southernmost city.

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Discover our travel guide of Ushuaia in Argentina made of pictures from travel influencers and photographers.

What you will see and do in Ushuaia:

  🌲 Nature reserve     🏖️ Shore     🚢 Lighthouse     🌲 Plain     ⛰️ Mountain range     🌲 Ecoregion  

Travel Tips for visiting Ushuaia

Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego

the Strait of Magellan, Cape Horn: there are places whose very name is enough to fire the imagination.

Ushuaia, proud of its status as the "southernmost city" on the globe,

The city has become a major tourist destination, these windswept solitudes have become almost inaccessible.
But as soon as you step off the (rare) beaten track, the singular power of Ushuaia and this extreme land is quick to impose itself, leaving a lasting impression on your memory.
Beware, a destination not to be missed under any circumstances!

The southernmost town of the world, Ushuaia will not leave you cold,

On the contrary! With its rivers, lakes, sea, mountains, and glaciers, it is easy to understand why the port was chosen as the capital of Tierra del Fuego.
On the banks of the Beagle Channel, Ushuaia, the dynamic city, offers a whole range of activities that will satisfy even the most demanding!

On the menu: surfing, diving, fishing, hiking, cycling, horse riding, skiing...and much more!
But don't miss the picturesque Train du Bout, destination Tierra del Fuego National Park!

Your mission? Discover the albatrosses, petrels, ducks, and typical ranches of the region!
Unusual, initiatory, Ushuaia will be a (re)discovery of yourself...
Located at the southernmost point of the American continent, Ushuaia and its province, Tierra del Fuego, as well as the canals and countless islands that surround it, are the remains of the erosion caused by ancient glaciers.

Separated from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan, ending in the south at Cape Horn, the archipelago is divided between Chile and Argentina.
Ushuaia, the capital of the province, is situated on the Big Island, extending along a magnificent bay washed by the glacial waters of the Beagle Channel and surrounded by Mount Martial to the west and Mount Olivia and Mount Cinco Hermanos to the east.

Ushuaia is famous for its marine life (whales, orcas, dolphins, penguins, and sea lions).

The best time to visit Ushuaia is from October to April

From December to March, Ushuaia is very popular with tourists.

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Ushuaia

When to visit Ushuaia in Argentina?

The best time to go to Ushuaia is from October to April.
From December to March, Ushuaia is very busy with tourists.

Take a walk on the heights of the center, along Calle Paz and Calle Deloqui, especially around the Centennial Park, at the western end of Calle Paz: beautiful views of the city and its bay.

Don't miss the Museo Maritimo, a maritime museum, which gathers models of the main ships that have marked the history of the Deep South.

  • Tren del Fin del Mundo
The "Train to the End of the World" is one of the city's tourist attractions, often crowded in season. This train follows the same route as the narrow-gauge railroad built by the convicts to transport wood: the "prisoners' train" or "Xilocarril", a nickname linked to the fact that the rails were made of wood, ran from 1909 to 1952.

  • Tierra del Fuego National Park
Located 12km west of Ushuaia, the Tierra del Fuego National Park was created in 1960. It covers 63 000 ha, at the southernmost point of the Andes Mountains, on the banks of the Beagle Channel. The most beautiful trail of the park, the Senda Costera, starts from Bahía Ensenada and reaches Bahía Lapataia: 8km (3h30 one way, easy), between the torn coasts of the Beagle Channel and a superb forest.

  • The Beagle Channel
The mythical Beagle Channel, separating Tierra del Fuego from the Chilean islands located in the south of the archipelago, was once the scene of many adventures and shipwrecks. The most classic excursion allows us to discover the Isla de Los Lobos (a colony of sea lions), the Isla de Los Pájaros (populated by a multitude of sea birds), and the lighthouse Les Éclaireurs, emblematic of the Beagle Channel, magnificent.

  • Going to Cape Horn
Luxury cruises aboard two ships, Via Australis and Mare Australis, connect Punta Arenas to Ushuaia in 4 to 5 days and allow you to see the most beautiful wonders of the Fuegian channels. They are the only ones that allow quick access to Cape Horn, because the company, Chilean, have the privilege to use the narrow channel separating the Navarino and Hoste islands, in Chilean territory.

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