Ushuaia: Journey to the End of the World | Adventure People
4 Days
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From $1,385
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What's Included

  • 4* Hotels: 2-Nights in Ushuaia, 1-Night in Buenos Aires
  • English, Spanish speaking guides
  • All meals indicated in the itinerary
  • All transfers mentioned in the itinerary
  • Full-Day Trekking & Paddling in Tierra del Fuego National Park Wildlands
  • Beagle Channel Cruise

What's Excluded

  • Airfare
  • Airport taxes and excess baggage fees
  • Beverages & Meals not specified
  • Ushuaia Port Tax: $4USD
  • Tierra del Fuego National Park: $23USD
  • Optional Activities
  • Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any Visas, Innoculations, or COVID Tests (if required)
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Sustainability Commitment

We choose our local travel partners based on their commitment to social and community development and environmental preservation. Our local partner for Patagonia is an Argentina-based company that prides itself on being carbon-negative, climate positive. This means that they offset 100% of the carbon emissions produced by land travel by planting 10 trees per traveler on each trip. Operating plastic-free trips and committing to local communities are another way they are creating a more responsible and meaningful way to explore Argentina, Chile, and other destinations in South America. 


Join us on an unforgettable adventure to Ushuaia, the 'End of the World.' Discover the untamed beauty of Patagonia as we journey through rugged landscapes, towering mountains, and pristine wilderness. Explore the southernmost city on Earth, where the Andes meet the Beagle Channel, and embark on excursions to encounter Antarctic wonders. From exhilarating outdoor activities to serene moments in nature, this journey promises an immersive experience in one of the world's most remote and captivating destinations.

Adventure Highlights

  • Explore this pristine wilderness area with its diverse landscapes, including forests, mountains, and lakes. Enjoy hiking trails, scenic viewpoints, and wildlife spotting opportunities.
  • Embark on a boat tour of the Beagle Channel, where you can admire stunning coastal scenery, visit remote islands inhabited by seals and seabirds, and even glimpse historic lighthouses.
  • Visit Martial Glacier for panoramic views of Ushuaia and the surrounding mountains.
  • isit nearby Martillo Island to see a colony of Magellanic and Gentoo penguins up close. Learn about their behavior and conservation efforts from knowledgeable guides.
  • Embark on a boat tour of the Beagle Channel, where you can admire stunning coastal scenery, visit remote islands inhabited by seals and seabirds, and even glimpse historic lighthouses.
  • Take a journey on the historic End of the World Train, which follows the route of the original convict railway through the Tierra del Fuego National Park. Learn about the region's history and enjoy picturesque views along the way.
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    February 23, 2025 - February 26, 2025 Available $1,385

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    On our group trips, we offer free roommate-matching and will pair you with a same-sex roommate, so you are never obligated to pay the single supplement fee. 

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    Daily Itinerary

    Ushuaia Patagonia


    This morning, you’ll have a very early pickup for your 1 hr 30 min flight to Ushuaia (departs at 8 am), the “End of the World.” Upon arrival at the airport in Ushuaia, a driver will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel and you’ll be free to explore the city and the surroundings at your leisure.


    Ushuaia is a small town, and it is really easy to get around on foot. The Yamanas, its first inhabitants, called it Ushuaia which means “protected bay” in their language. It was officially incorporated into the Republic of Argentina in 1884, and it soon became a penal colony to establish a permanent Argentine settlement.


    Surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, including snow-capped mountains, pristine forests, and winding fjords, Ushuaia serves as the gateway to Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. The city is a hub for adventure activities, offering opportunities for hiking, skiing, sailing, and wildlife watching in nearby Tierra del Fuego National Park. Visitors can explore the city’s maritime and indigenous history at museums such as the Maritime Museum and the End of the World Museum. Additionally, Ushuaia’s charming downtown area boasts eclectic shops, cozy cafes, and seafood restaurants serving freshly caught Patagonian delicacies.


    — Meals: Breakfast
    — Airport Transfers


    Overnight in Ushuaia – Cilene del Faro


    Tierra Del Fuego Ushuaia
    Tierra Del Fuego National Park


    Today, you’ll discover Tierra del Fuego National Park wildlands. You’ll be picked up from your hotel this morning to start a 10-hour, moderate-difficulty, adventure in Tierra del Fuego National Park, just 7.4 miles away from the city and bordering the shore of the famous Beagle Channel.


    Upon arrival at Ensenada Bay, you will have time to enjoy the view over the Beagle Channel before you start hiking along the coast. Four miles of trail await you, where you’ll discover native flora, wild fauna, and the remains left by the Yamanas, the native inhabitants of the area. After this 3-hour hike, you will reach Lake Roca, where lunch will be served.


    After a full homemade picnic, you will start the second part of this adventure. Take your oar and plunge into a 1hr 30 min paddling trip along the Lapataia River. Make it all the way to Lapataia Bay, where the Panamerican Highway and National Route 3 end at an awe-inspiring landscape.


    After discovering the unique vastness of this stunning setting, you’ll be taken back to your hotel to rest and enjoy another Patagonian evening.


    — Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
    — Full-Day Guided Trekking & Paddling Tour in Tierra del Fuego National Park Wildlands (8 hours) including lunch w/ drinks (mineral water, soft drinks, Malbec wine)
    — National Park Entrance Fee


    Hiking Difficulty: Moderate
    Hiking Distance: 4.4 Miles
    Hiking Time: 3.5 hours
    Canoeing Difficulty: Easy


    Overnight in Ushuaia – Cilene del Faro


    Beagle Channel Cruise Ushuaia
    Beagle Channel Cruise Ushuaia


    This morning, tour Ushuaia’s famous islands while sailing the Beagle Channel. In 1833, Charles Darwin sailed the Beagle Channel and found something extraordinary. Today it’s your turn to become another explorer of this channel, primitively named Onashaga Channel since the Onas were its first discoverers.


    Make your way to the tourist pier (located downtown) to embark on a 4-hour Beagle Channel navigation in a fully equipped boat with a capacity for up to 26 people. With Argentina on your left and Chile on your right, you’ll sail this natural border until you reach the iconic Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, which is still in operation.


    On the way, enjoy uplifting panoramic views of Ushuaia Bay, crowned by the Martial Glacier’s diverse marine wildlife, such as cormorants (flying birds, closely related to penguins) and fur seals. Hop off on Bridges Island to explore its vegetation, and visit the archeological remains of the Yamanas (the native inhabitants) accompanied by a specialized bilingual guide.


    During the trip, enjoy bottomless hot cocoa and cookies, or try the maté (loose herbal tea), which is every Argentinian’s favorite drink. Once we get back to the port, you can make your way back to your hotel or stop in a local cafe or brewery to enjoy an amber craft beer paired with a traditional Patagonian appetizer.


    At the appropriate time, you’ll be picked up from your hotel and taken to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, a representative will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel for your last evening in the city.


    — Meals: Breakfast
    — Half-Day Guided Beagle Channel Cruise (4 hours)
    — Airport Transfers


    Overnight in Buenos Aires – Dazzler Palermo Hotel


    Today is departure day and there are no scheduled activities. At the appropriate time, a driver will take you to the airport for your flight leaving Buenos Aires.


    — Meals: Breakfast
    — Airport Transfers




    Yaguarete Trail Bike Tour Iguazu Falls
    Yaguarete Trail Bike Tour Iguazu Falls


    Today will be a free day in Puerto Iguazu. Aside from visiting the awe-inspiring Iguazú Falls, the village of Iguazú offers a range of activities and attractions to explore.


    Visit the town’s cultural attractions, such as the Guaraní Artisan Market, where you can browse handmade crafts and souvenirs created by local artisans. Additionally, consider attending traditional music and dance performances to immerse yourself in the local culture.


    For wildlife lovers, visit the Guira Oga Wildlife Rehabilitation Center and learn about the region’s wildlife conservation efforts at Guira Oga, where injured and orphaned animals are rehabilitated for release back into the wild. Visitors can observe animals such as jaguars, toucans, and macaws up close.


    For thrill-seekers, Iguazú offers adventure activities such as zip-lining, canopy tours, and jungle safaris. These experiences provide an adrenaline rush while showcasing the natural beauty of the surrounding rainforest.


    Unwind and rejuvenate with a visit to one of Iguazú’s spas or wellness centers. Treat yourself to a massage or spa treatment, or simply relax in the tranquil surroundings of the rainforest.


    At the appropriate time, you’ll be driven to Puerto Iguazu Airport for your flight back to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, you will have a transfer to your hotel to meet up with the rest of the group who arrive today.


    Half-Day Yaguarete Trail Bike Tour (3.5 to 4 hours)
    Explore the Iguazu National Park differently and spend a half-day cycling in the jungle. You’ll be picked up from your hotel very early in the morning and leave the city with a local guide heading to the Yaguareté Trail. Yaguareté Trail is a part of the Iguazú National Park. The first part of the journey will lead to a magnificent view of the park from the Upper Iguazú River. Your chances of seeing small and cute mammals, and birds are high, especially during the first part of the trip. At the end of the experience, return to your hotel to prepare for your flight back to Buenos Aires in the evening.


    We start with a flight of 300 meters long and 70 meters high, over the tops of the ancient trees that embellish the jungle. Then you’ll enter the Misiones Jungle and begin to see and breathe the incredible environment in which we will immerse ourselves. Test your balance as you walk across two 100-meter hanging bridges and get in touch with the Iguazu eco-system as you abseil down a 12-meter high waterfall surrounded by nature and then take a cool dip in the river.


    — Meals: Breakfast
    — Airport Transfers
    — Domestic flight from Iguazu Falls to Buenos Aires


    Overnight in Buenos Aires – Dazzler Palermo Hotel



    What is Ushuaia known for?

    Ushuaia is known as the southernmost city in the world, located at the tip of South America in the Tierra del Fuego archipelago. It is renowned for its stunning natural landscapes, including snow-capped mountains, glaciers, and the Beagle Channel, as well as its proximity to Antarctica.

    What is the best time to visit Ushuaia?

    The best time to visit Ushuaia is during the summer months of December to March when temperatures are milder and daylight hours are longer, making it ideal for outdoor activities such as hiking, wildlife viewing, and boat tours. However, winter (June to August) offers the opportunity for snow sports and unique experiences like dog sledding and skiing.

    What are the top attractions in Ushuaia?

    Some of the top attractions in Ushuaia include the Tierra del Fuego National Park, the End of the World Train, the Beagle Channel, the Martial Glacier, and the nearby penguin colonies on Martillo Island. Visitors can also explore museums, enjoy panoramic views from viewpoints like the Glacier Martial and the End of the World viewpoint, and participate in outdoor activities like trekking, kayaking, and wildlife cruises.

    Is Ushuaia expensive to visit?

    Ushuaia can be relatively expensive compared to other destinations in Argentina due to its remote location and popularity as a tourist destination.

    What should I pack for a trip to Ushuaia?

    Visitors to Ushuaia should pack clothing suitable for variable weather conditions, including layers, waterproof and windproof outerwear, sturdy hiking boots, hats, gloves, and sunglasses. It's also essential to bring sunscreen, insect repellent, and any necessary medications, as well as a camera to capture the stunning landscapes and wildlife.

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