In the extreme south-east of Argentina, in the Tierra del Fuego Province, where the American continent ends and the Andes mountains touch the sea, Peninsula Mitre is one of the few places that have resisted the advance of humanity, keeping its landscapes largely unchanged and pristine. … [Read more...] about Mitre Peninsula, where landscapes are unchanged & pristine
Always dreaming about Antarctica, but it's too expensive, or you don't have enough time to get on a ship for 11 days? We have a similar place in Patagonia, near Ushuaia, in the Cordillera Darwin, where you will see scenery similar to Antarctica. The Cordillera Darwin, located in Chile, is an … [Read more...] about Darwin Range: the Patagonian Antarctica
Every summer more and more adventurers visit the marvelous places Patagonia has to offer. Torres del Paine National Park in Chile and Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina are often at the top of their list when they plan their trekking destinations. Nevertheless, very few travelers have had the … [Read more...] about Exploring the Chilean Fjords
WHAT TO DO WHILE IN PATAGONIA? EL CHALTÉN, SANTA CRUZ – ARGENTINA El Chaltén is a small town located within Los Glaciares National Park in the province of Santa Cruz. It is a popular destination for climbers and hikers from all around the world. Its many trails lead you to fantastic views of … [Read more...] about WHAT TO DO WHILE IN PATAGONIA? – El Chaltén
Planning to visit Patagonia along with your Antarctica expedition? One of the most important details to have in mind if you want to enjoy this experience to the fullest is how to dress and what to pack – without packing too much! Weather changes all the time (just like in Antarctica), so you do not … [Read more...] about What to pack when traveling to Patagonia
If you want to expand your knowledge about the history of Tierra del Fuego, here are two museums you can visit in the city of Ushuaia: Museo Marítimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia You’ll have the chance to visit the old jail of Ushuaia, learn about the life, work, privileges and punishments of the … [Read more...] about Two Museums of Ushuaia you shouldn’t miss!
After traveling thousands of kilometers to get to Tierra del Fuego, you must be ready to eat! Fear not, Ushuaia has a great variety of delicious offerings. From empanadas and pizza, to delicious seafood, tender steaks and Patagonian lamb, you’ll find a varied menu in the capital city. Take a look … [Read more...] about Gastro Tour: Where to Eat in Ushuaia
If you only have two days to spend in Tierra del Fuego, these are the “must do” activities during your stay! VISIT THE STUNNING TIERRA DEL FUEGO NATIONAL PARK TDF National park is about 20 kilometers away from the city center of Ushuaia. If you plan to spend the whole day there and enjoy from … [Read more...] about 48 Hours in Ushuaia: What to do?
For those looking for longer hikes around Ushuaia, Laguna del Caminante is the perfect option to combine hiking and camping during the austral summer. It is highly recommended that you start early in the morning to guarantee you’ll arrive at Laguna del Caminante before the sun sets, and get your … [Read more...] about Sheep Pass: Laguna del Caminante – What to pack?
If you have come this far, you don’t want to miss visiting Tierra del Fuego National Park, just about 20 km away from the city center of Ushuaia. Although the most common way to get there is by taking a half-day guided tour, you have the possibility of visiting it on your own by taking a shuttle bus … [Read more...] about What to do at Tierra del Fuego National Park
Three hikes to Enjoy the Fall Colors in Ushuaia In March, here in Ushuaia, we welcome the colorful season of autumn. As leaves start to turn golden and temperatures lower, nature marvels both visitors and locals alike. Autumn is a perfect time to go outdoors and enjoy the many half-day or full … [Read more...] about Three hikes to Enjoy the Fall Colors in Ushuaia
Punta Arenas, Chile, a port city in the Magallanes region of Chilean Patagonia, is the second most important access point to Antarctica in South America. Antarctica voyages depart here to the South Shetland Islands via charter flight. A colorful town along the coast, Punta Arenas is the perfect … [Read more...] about 24 Hours in Punta Arenas
Antarctica is the world’s last great wilderness. The white continent’s unique geography and fauna are novel for even the most experienced traveler, which is why the remote region attracts over 30,000 visitors a year. Such a singular ecosystem requires careful preservation in order to be … [Read more...] about Freestyle gives “1% for the Planet.” What does that mean?