Excursions in Ushuaia
 
  Train of the End of the World > Ushuaia
 
 
 
 
 
At the Pipo River´s valley, we can find the Sothern Fuegian Railway Station, after a brief visit of its buildings we will start the train tour that will take us visiting part of the old railway used by the prisoners of the Old Prison. We will cross bridges and peat bogs and we will stop at the Macarena Cascade. After a small description of the zone that we visited we will continue our trip, entering the National Park Tierra del Fuego, towards where the old Lombardich sawmill and to the end of the railway we meet the National route #3 ending our train tour.
 
 
 
  City Tour (Chairlift and museums included) > Ushuaia
 
 
 
 
 
Ushuaia, capital of Tierra del Fuego, is located at the coast of the Beagle Channel surrounded by Le Martial Mountainsntains that offers this unique combination of mountains, sea, glaciers and forest in Argentina. Departing from Maipú avenue, towards the Footbridge Luis Pedro Fique, we will cross this narrow pas that ends at La Mission Neiboghood, area chosen by the first white men settled down in Ushuaia. Other districts to visit will be the Brown and Solier, built by the first inmmigrants at the beggining of the 20th century. During the tour we will be able to observe old houses pertaining to the first fuegian families like Bebans, Pastorizas, Cangas, Fiques, Salomons, Ramos and the Provincial Legislature, old Government's house. Also we will be able to observe the contrast of the incredible growth produced by the arrival of new settlers during the 80's. In our journey we will include the transfer to the base of the chairlift at the Le Martial glacier that will allow us to enjoy from the height, as we move away of the city, the gorgeous landscape. If the climatic conditions allow it a long walk in the zone of the base of the chairlift will be able to be done. Our return will be through the Leandro N. Alem avenue, and will continue at the Maritim Museum and Old Prison of Ushuaia, after a brief visit we will go to the End of the World Museum, where part of the fueguian past is apexhibited.
 
 
 
  Seal's Island Navegation > Ushuaia
 
 
 
 
 
Approximate duration: 2:30 hrs.: The tour start at the touristic pier " Don Eduardo Arturo Brisighelli ", throughout the coast of Ushuaia, having a view of the most important buildings, Maritim Museum (old prison), Museum of the End of the World, industrial area, installed from 1980, etc. From this point, the landscape is a combination of sea and mountains, and the mounts Olivia, Five Brothers, the Fique and Túnel "estancias", and the Encajonado River can be seen. The catamaran the sails to the middle of the Beagle Channel, towards the southwest, arriving to the Les Eclaireurs lighthouse, at the archipelago that has the same name. In one of these islands it is possible to observe pieces of the ship Monte Cervantes, which was shipwrecked in 1930. Towards the Seal's Island, it is possible to observe the games of these peculiar sea mammals and in complete silence thecatamaran sails around the island during about 20 minutes observing its permanent habitat, it is a wonderful scene. Then the catamaran will go towards the Birds Island to see the Magellanic Cormorants, the Imperial Cormorants Imperial, the Giant Albatrosses, Petreles Fullman, Petreles, Squas and 20 different species of sea birds. Later, sailing through Paso Chico, the way back to Ushuaia, with a view of the beautiful frame that gives the Le Martial Mount and its glacier.
 
 
 
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