Ushuaia is located between the Beagle Channel and the Andes, surrounded by forests and glaciers. The city offers a great variety of activities, including sailing on the Beagle Channel, hiking in Tierra del Fuego National Park, taking the train to the end of the world and visiting Antarctica.
Ushuaia has a rich history, which is portrayed in its many museums, underlining the most relevant facts and habits of its original inhabitants, colonizers, pirates, adventurers, pioneers and founders up to these days. The city was originally founded as a penal colony for Argentinean criminals.
Famous worldwide as the city at the End of the World, Ushuaia is the last stop of the Southern Tourist Pathway, which includes the cities of Bariloche and El Calafate, and the National Park Torres del Paine in Chile. It is also the gateway to the fascinating Antarctic continent and the islands of the South Atlantic Ocean.