Among penguins, mountains and crystal clear waters, the adventure is in every corner. Fun in the snow, stroll through the Beagle Channel or cross the Andes 4×4, learn a little history in the charming Southern Fuegian Railway or enjoy flavors of sea and Patagonian lamb, admiring a postcard that always moved by knowing in ends of the world.
From the ground or from above, between green vegetation or white snow, with sophisticated cuisine or a picnic in the woods, with winter or summer. This province Tierra del Fuego is full of tour options and all the experience richer south of Argentina.
In the province of Tierra del Fuego strongly the landscape changes throughout the year. Late spring brings the first buds of color in the summer completely flooded grasslands, forests and peat bogs. During the fall, ñires, the flag lengas and trees shaped by wind south turn to beautiful shades of red, yellow and ocher wearing environment with a symphony of colors. In the winter, white advances from the mountains to cover almost everything. There are different experiences during the four seasons and can be lived through a varied palette of activities.
A visit to these lands can start with the classic navigation by the Beagle Channel to the lighthouse Les Eclaireurs, where it is impossible not to take dozens of photos. It is the first contact with the wind, sea lions and transparent water of the confines of this island, on land that looks excellent cuisine based on crab, seafood, lamb and Patagonian toothfish.
The winter resorts and Cerro Castor with the longest snow season in South America attracts beginners and professionals adept snowboard and ski and bottom- -alpino, starting with the traditional torchlight march. And in most summer times, fishing in various water bodies and rivers gives peace and tranquility amidst a stunning landscape that calls for contemplation and connection with the environment and oneself.
The last of these inhospitable latitudes approaches the present to go stay whose historic centers invite to be trodden on rides like the fabulous Southern Fuegian Railway and museums of Tierra del Fuego. The whole territory proposes alternatives to be active and in contact with the environment. In the south, particularly within the Tierra del Fuego National Park, it is preserved the subantarctic forest, where native and introduced species coexist. And in northern seabird observation is another attraction, especially in Rio Grande on the Atlantic Coast Provincial Reserve, part of the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network. -of Visit Lake Fagnano 545 square kilometers of surface- gives another impressive postcard, it is the mirror of water largest island glacier and one of the largest in the country.
For its remote location, feeling isolated magical world is the only transcordillerana capital, where the sunrises and sunsets are as surreal as every June 21, when the winter solstice comes as the longest night of the year. On the contrary, every Dec. 21, more than seventeen hours of light make up the longest day, beginning the summer.
On the same day to experience and visitors can feel the rain, wind, sun and snow, tinged with a feeling of peace contagious. It remains only choose to sleep in Ushuaia, Río Grande and Tolhuin or preparing to go out to eat a lamb fueguino a toothfish or some seafood to close a day full swing.
A Tierra del Fuego is reached by plane to Malvinas Argentinas International Airport, 3 kilometers from the city of Ushuaia, or the city of Rio Grande, 5 kilometers. Also by bus or by car, by National Route No. 3.
Penguins, albatrosses, carpenters and reddish sandpipers are some of the bird species found paradise in the southern province. It is possible to sight them in lakes, forests and mountain landscapes.
The silent search for those who love birds becomes an endless adventure in Tierra del Fuego. Beginning in the Atlantic Coast Reserve, whose beaches large tidal harbor countless species, and the reddish playerito be seen, small tireless traveler who flies from the Arctic traveling more than five thousand kilometers without stopping: arrival is expected by its enormous feat .
The water mirrors that hide in the steppe also surprise with their diversity of colors. They are great oasis, where birds are the protagonists. In the skies of the Heart Island Reserve in the distance stands the figure of one of the most majestic of America, the Andean condor, which plans between the southern summits and invites travelers to cross the mountains to continue the walk to the South. The high mountain environments, the forest and the coast make watching a magical experience, where songs and dances of the southernmost wings are perceived.
In the silent forest resonates a pounding, inescapable sign of the bird that represents the province. It is the Magellanic woodpecker, who jumping from one tree trunk to another takes travelers to discover interesting corners of their habitat. Further south, the legendary giant petrel flies over the Beagle channel and between islands and archipelagos the splendid marine avifauna currency. Then the star of the area, the Magellanic penguin, southern host visitors whose presence captured in memory and appears beautiful photographs.
All year, especially in December and January are the outputs conducive to experiencing the most of these sightings in the middle of nature, in the Patagonian species listed as curious as the skuas, albatrosses and wandering black eyebrow.