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Ushuaia & Tierra del Fuego Travel Guide


Steeped in mercantile and explorer history Ushuaia is the southernmost city in the world located on the island of Tierra del Fuego. Encircled by the Martial Mountains the isolated port city has a colourful past and a charm all of its own. The surrounding area of Tierra del Fuego has a harsh and rugged beauty and is perfect for a variety of adventure activities. Visitors can take excursions to the national park, visit the sea lion and penguin colonies, ride the end of the world train and take boat trips along the infamous Beagle channel.

The southern port city of Ushuaia, gateway to Antarctica, has a fascinating history and a real frontier atmosphere!

Best months to visit Ushuaia & Tierra del Fuego

Weather in Ushuaia and Tierra del Fuego is very unpredictable and you will often experience four seasons in a day. The best time to go would be December until March as these are the summer months and many outdoor activities are possible, but the region can be visited any time from September until April. The winter (May until August) is very cold and dark and many hotels and services shut.

Our hand-picked hotels in Ushuaia & Tierra del Fuego

A well thought out selection of hotels can make a good trip truely exceptional and here at The Latin America Travel Company we put a lot of resources into sourcing and visiting hotels. Below are some of our favourites in Ushuaia & Tierra del Fuego.

Best reasons to visit Ushuaia & Tierra del Fuego

The barren landscapes of Tierra del Fuego are perfect for remote adventure activities. Below are our best reasons to visit Argentina’s southernmost province.

Take a boat trip down the beagle channel

Discover the historic estancia haberton

Take the end of the world train

Get off road with a 4x4 trip to Fagnano and Escondido lakes

Explore gable island and the penguin colony

Weather Averages for Ushuaia & Tierra del Fuego

Other destinations in Argentina

Go walking in the Central Sierras, kayaking in Bariloche or take a 4×4 road trip into the Puna in Salta and the North West. Click the links below to continue browsing other destinations in Argentina.

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