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Ushuaia, often referred to as the southernmost city in the world, is located on the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, the southern tip of South America. It’s known for its wild, remote landscapes that include subantarctic forests, scenic glaciers, and snow-capped mountains. Its unique location also makes it a popular departure point for cruises to Antarctica. Key attractions include the Tierra del Fuego National Park, the Beagle Channel, and the Martial Glacier.

The program

Day 1: Arrival in Ushuaia

Arrive at Ushuaia Malvinas Argentinas International Airport and transfer to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time, explore the downtown area, which is lined with charming shops and seafood restaurants.

Day 2: Explore Ushuaia City and Maritime Museum

Begin your day exploring Ushuaia city. Visit the End of the World Museum to learn about the area’s history. Later, head to the Maritime and Prison Museum, which provides insight into the region’s former penal colony history.

Day 3: Tierra del Fuego National Park

Spend the day at the Tierra del Fuego National Park. Take a guided tour or hike the trails on your own to witness beautiful landscapes, ranging from mountains and forests to waterfalls and glaciers.

Day 4: Beagle Channel Boat Tour

Embark on a boat tour of the Beagle Channel, named after the ship that Charles Darwin sailed on. Keep an eye out for diverse wildlife, including sea lions, penguins, and a variety of seabirds.

Day 5: Visit Martial Glacier

Spend your day visiting the Martial Glacier. You can take a chairlift up to a point and then hike up to the glacier for panoramic views of Ushuaia and the Beagle Channel.

Day 6: Day Trip to Estancia Harberton

Take a day trip to Estancia Harberton, the oldest estancia (ranch) in the Argentine sector of Tierra del Fuego. Tour the historic buildings, visit the Marine Mammals Museum, and enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

Day 7: Leisure Day and Local Cuisine

Spend your last day in Ushuaia at your leisure. You might want to explore any sights you’ve missed, go souvenir shopping, or try local dishes like king crab (centolla) and lamb.

Day 8: Departure

Depending on your flight time, enjoy one last stroll through the city or a final breakfast with a view before heading to the airport for your departure, taking with you the unforgettable memories of your journey to the end of the world.

This itinerary can be adjusted based on your interests and the length of your stay. No matter how you choose to spend your time, Ushuaia’s incredible natural beauty and unique location make it a truly memorable destination.