USHUAIA CITY TOUR – HALF DAY
The Southernmost City in the World
Holiday TypeCharming, Classic, Family-friendly, Lake, Mountain, Museum, Quiet, Romantic, Rural, Seaside, Trendy, Urban, Walking Tour
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Medium Group
The tour around the city of Ushuaia begins at the Touristic Pier. Along Maipú Avenue, we will see different points of interest like the Civic Square, where the National Flag was hoisted for the first time, the former Police building , the old Government House, the “Almacén de Ramos Generales” (a traditional bar) and the Nuestra Señora de la Merced old Church; all buildings known for their architecture and history. Before crossing the Fique road bridge we will see the Monument of Malvinas Islands. From the old Airport, we will enjoy a panoramic view of the city and the mountain range that surrounds it. We continue through the “La Misión” neighborhood, and our next point of interest will be Solier neighborhood, which was the first settlement of Italian Immigrants, following to the Andino neighborhood and then to the Las Hayas Hotel viewpoint. From there we will enjoy some beautiful panoramic views of Ushuaia Bay, the Beagle Channel, the Docks and Ushuaia Peninsula, and also of the Industrial neighborhood. In our way down to the city, we will see the Water Treatment Plant and the different local construction styles. The Centennial Walk reminds us of the different groups that originated Ushuaia`s population. Along the city`s main street, San Martin Avenue, we will find the most important shops, historic buildings such as the Old Pioneers House, the new Nuestra Señora de la Merced Church, the Tourism Office, the current Government House, the City Hall, the Ideal Bar and the Post Office. At the end of the street, we have the Admiral Berisso Navy Base and the Old Prison and Recidivist Jail. Returning then to Maipú Avenue we end the experience at the End of the World Museum.
Duration: approx. 1 hour.
-Regular tour departs available everyday, pick up time around 08.30 am
-Private tour departure schedule is coordinated previously with the passenger depending on their availability.
- Pick up and Drop Off at your hotel;
- English Speaking guide
- Entrence fee to Museum;