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Namely, these characteristics make the place so unique. Ushuaia is located at the bottom of Tierra del Fuego. The Pacific and Atlantic oceans surround the island, and the Strait of Magellan separates it from the continent. The Beagle Channel is located in the southern part of the island.

To get here by car, you first need to drive through Patagonia and then cross the Strait of Magellan on the ferry. This makes the island inaccessible for many, but every year the number of tourists who want to get there by car is increasing.

This city is located at the foot of the Andes mountain range. This mountain chain's uniqueness lies in that, due to a tectonic fault, it is oriented from west to east instead of stretching from north to south, as in other parts of the American continent. Ushuaia is located on the southern slope of the mountain ridge. You must cross the Andes through the Garibaldi Pass to reach the country's north.

Ushuaia is one-of-a-kind in perfectly combining mountain landscapes and sea views. You can walk a couple of kilometres from the city and get into the highlands or climb to the Les Eclaireurs lighthouse to see the birds and marine mammals living in the Beagle Channel.

The city is situated near Antarctica. The distance to the Earth's coldest continent is only about 1,000 km. Therefore, many people consider Ushuaia a transit point on the way to Antarctica. It is from this city that expedition vessels depart for the white continent. However, appropriate preparation is necessary to make a full-fledged expedition.

The Argentinian city of Ushuaia is famous because especially dangerous repeat offenders from all over Argentina were sent into exile there in the past. They served their sentence at the very end of the world, where they built their prison. Today, this building, a place for prisoners in the past, houses the Naval Museum. Also, a train departed from here, serving the prison and transporting wood.

Now this comfortable train gives tourists only the best emotions, being part of an excursion to Tierra del Fuego National Park. There are various-class carriages. Tourists can try different dishes of national cuisine in higher-class carriages. After arriving at the park, tourists can continue their journey through the sights on tourist buses. In the park, visitors are encouraged to go hiking of different duration and complexity according to their choice. The necessary equipment can be purchased on the spot. Hikers can appreciate the road to Lake Esmeralda. By the way, the park is open only in the summer months, from November-December to March.

By the way, the weather in the southernmost city of the planet is less severe than many might think. During the warmest time, from November to March, the temperature can reach 10-12C but mostly stays around 5C. Sometimes the temperature drops below zero, but more often, this is due to strong winds. It rains in the city for almost a whole year. Therefore, tourists should consider this and bring raincoats and warm clothes.

December-February is the best time to plan a trip to Ushuaia and enjoy its scenery. It is these months that, according to the local calendar, are considered the summer period, when the day becomes longer and reaches 16 hours instead of 10, and the vegetation takes on green hues. Ushuaia can be easily reached by plane from Buenos Aires in 3.5 hours.

Ushuaia is an ideal place for those who want to enjoy the incredible scenery and plunge into the atmosphere of primaeval nature.