Ushuaia travel in Patagonia Argentina
Ushuaia travel in Patagonia Argentina
Ushuaia travel in Patagonia Argentina


It is a renowned tourist city located in the archipelago and capital of the province of Tierra del Fuego, which is nicknamed "the End of the World", as it is located in the southernmost tip of Argentina. It is the southernmost city, only 1000 km from the Antarctic Peninsula. Its name means "bay facing west" in the Yámana language. It is a popular destination for travelers who are interested in exploring the natural beauty of Patagonia and the unique culture of the region. Visitors to Ushuaia can enjoy a wide range of activities, including hiking in the nearby Tierra del Fuego National Park, skiing in the nearby mountains, and sailing along the famous Beagle Channel. Other popular attractions include the historic Presidio Museum, the End of the World Museum, and the picturesque Train at the End of the World. Ushuaia is also a great starting point for trips to Antarctica, as many tour companies offer expeditions departing from the city. The city's thriving tourism industry has resulted in a diverse range of accommodations, from budget hostels to luxurious hotels and resorts.

Travel to Ushuaia

Adventures in the End of the World: Exploring the Wonders of Ushuaia's Untamed Landscapes.

When to visit Ushuaia

The best time to travel to Ushuaia is in the latter part of the Argentinean spring and summer: from November to March. At this time of year, the days tend to be longer by about 17 hours and the temperature averages 10° C.
Due to its latitude of 54° South, this city has the longest nights in winter and the longest daylight hours in summer.

What about the weather in Ushuaia?

It is an unmissable international destination, renowned for its beautiful landscapes of mountains, sea, valleys and lakes.
As for its climate, it is predominantly cold and windy with an average temperature of 6° Celsius. There are also sudden changes in temperature, sudden rains and snowfalls.

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Main attractions in Ushuaia

  • Beagle Channel: also known as Onashaga Channel, which means “hunters’ channel or onas’ channel” in the Yámana language. It is a place rich in biodiversity, impressive landscapes and history. The Beagle Channel is one of the most important attractions of your visit to Ushuaia and you can visit it sailing in different boats and with a professional guide. You will be able to see the Beagle Islands and their penguins, sea lions, etc. From Argentina Programa we can arrange everything for you.
  • Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse (means “The Explorers” in French): sailing the Beagle Channel you will reach this famous lighthouse. A century after its inauguration, this lighthouse is the light that illuminates navigators and visitors.
  • City of Ushuaia
  • Circuit of the Valleys
  • Lakes and Tolhuin
  • Maritime and Prison Museum of Ushuaia: it is located in the building of the former prison of Ushuaia, where the most dangerous criminals were imprisoned due to their recidivism. Today this building contains 4 museums.
  • Islas Malvinas Square: it contains the Heroes of Malvinas sculptural mural, a national monument.
  • Monument to the Malvinas Heroes: the square and the monument are a tribute to the fallen in the Malvinas War in 1982.
  • Thematic Gallery – Fuegian History
  • Museum of the End of the World: it is the building of the former provincial legislature and it has been declared National Historic Monument.
  • Poster of the end of the world 
  • Tourist Pier
  • Ushuaia Poster
  • Old settlers’ promenade
  • Bahía Encerrada Urban Nature Reserve
  • Centenary Promenade
  • HeliUshuaia: located at Ushuaia International Airport.
  • Martial Glacier Ski Slope
  • Esmeralda Lagoon
  • Turquoise Lagoon
  • Laguna de los Témpanos (Icebergs Lagoon)
  • Pensar Malvinas Museum
  • Mount Olivia
  • Cucharita Bay
  • Cerro Cinco Hermanos
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