In this tour, we propose a half day activity ideal for a free morning or afternoon, to learn about this far region so long inhabited by the Yamana, who named the bay where the city sets in: ‘Ushuaia’. During this urban walk, we’ll invite you to discover the adventures that were necessary to populate the southernmost city in the world.
Being argentinean by treaties, it took us a long time to finally arrive and settle here. Very far from any other populated towns or cities, and due to the harsh living conditions, the growth of Ushuaia was delayed until the turn of the 20th century. It took an Anglican Mission, a Prison, and an industrial promotion law during the late 70’s and early 80’s to finally turn Ushuaia into an 80.000 inhabitants city.
The guide will lead you on this 3 hours hike from our office downtown to the iconic buildings of the Government House, End of the World Museum, Prison Museum. As the hike continues towards the upper neighbourhoods, the guide will show you Ushuaia as we love it: for its history, cultural diversity, and natural surroundings. The walk ends back in our office.