15 DAY Antarctica Explorer - IAE20

Number of Days: 15
Destination: Antarctica
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  • Do you fancy yourself an explorer? You certainly will after visiting Earth's southern-most continent. This wild and uninhabited, ice-covered landmass will mesmerize at every turn and stimulate your sense of adventure. Every day you will learn something new about this dazzling landscape and the extraordinary animals that call it home. This expedition will provide stories to last a lifetime.

    Your Tour Includes:

    • Return airfares with One world’s Latam Airlines
    • Return South America charter flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia
    • All airport and port transfers
    • 10-night Antarctica expedition on-board Hurtigruten's ship, MS Fridtjof Nansen
    • Environmentally friendly hybrid vessel with underwater drones
    • 3 nights’ accommodation in bustling Buenos Aires
    • Daily breakfast, 9 lunches, 10 dinners
    • Guiding & lectures by world class expedition team
    • Shore excursions by zodiac boats
    • No gratuities expected

  • DAY 1 Home - Buenos Aires

    Board your international flight bound for Buenos Aires. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

    Hotel: Emperador Hotel Buenos Aires, or similar

    DAY 2 Buenos Aires - Ushuaia

    Today you will join the rest of your group as you are transferred to the airport to board your charter flight to the end of the world, Ushuaia, where MS Fridtjof Nansen awaits. Once onboard, we start our journey with a welcome dinner.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    Hotel Ship: MS Fridtjof Nansen, or similar

    DAY 3 Drake Passage

    Prepare yourself for Antarctica as we cross the fabled Drake Passage. MS Fridtjof Nansen is designed to make polar exploration a pleasure for all ages and learning levels, and as such, there will be lectures on the environment and films about Antarctica in the Science Centre. Guests can also make use of the pool, hot tubs and wellness centre onboard to enrich their journey.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Hotel

    Ship: MS Fridtjof Nansen, or similar

    DAY 4 Drake Passage

    Spend another day relaxing at sea, as we continue our journey to Antarctica.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Hotel Ship: MS Fridtjof Nansen, or similar

    DAY 5 Antarctica

    to the most remote area on Earth! Come ashore to explore breath-taking Antarctic scenery and encounter penguins. From on deck, there will be ample opportunities to see whales and seals. We always have to work with the elements in Antarctica, not against them, and intend to land on the South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula. The places we visit offer opportunities to discreetly observe different types of penguin colonies, seals, and whales, as well as see glaciers and icebergs in every shape and colour. We also visit whaling stations and scientific facilities.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Hotel Ship: MS Fridtjof Nansen, or similar Welcome

    DAY 6 Antarctica

    Spend another day in this unforgettable landscape undertaking a shore landing, listening to lectures and enjoying your spectacular vessel.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Hotel Ship: MS Fridtjof Nansen, or similar

    DAY 7 Antarctica

    Spend another day in this unforgettable landscape undertaking a shore landing, listening to lectures and enjoying your spectacular vessel.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Hotel Ship: MS Fridtjof Nansen, or similar

    DAY 8 Antarctica

    Spend another day in this unforgettable landscape undertaking a shore landing, listening to lectures and enjoying your spectacular vessel.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Hotel Ship: MS Fridtjof Nansen, or similar

    DAY 9 Antarctica

    Spend another day in this unforgettable landscape undertaking a shore landing, listening to lectures and enjoying your spectacular vessel.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Hotel Ship: MS Fridtjof Nansen, or similar

    DAY 10 Drake Passage

    After five days of exploring this exhilarating continent, we set our course back to civilisation. Spend the day at sea recapping your experiences with new friends, having fun in the Science Center or just relaxing on deck, spotting the many seabirds that follow our ship.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Hotel Ship: MS Fridtjof Nansen, or similar

    DAY 11 Drake Passage

    Today marks our last day at sea. Tomorrow we will make land back at Ushuaia. Enjoy your last night on the ship with your newly made friends.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Hotel Ship: MS Fridtjof Nansen, or similar

    DAY 12 Ushuaia - Buenos Aires

    Our Antarctic expedition cruise ends as we reach Ushuaia, and we transfer you to the airport for your flight back to Buenos Aires. On arrival in Buenos Aires, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel to relax after your expedition.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Hotel: Novotel Buenos Aires, or similar

    DAY 13 Buenos Aires

    Today is a free day to relax and explore this colourful city at your own pace.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Hotel: Novotel Buenos Aires, or similar

    DAY 14 Buenos Aires - Home

    Today, you will be transferred to Buenos Aires International Airport for your scheduled flight home. We hope you enjoyed your journey to Antarctica with us!

    Meals included: Breakfast

    DAY 15 Home

    Arrive home today. Please note, some flights will arrive home early the following morning.

  • WHAT'S INCLUDED

    • Return airfares with One world’s Latam Airlines
    • Return South America charter flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia
    • All airport and port transfers
    • 10-night Antarctica expedition cruise on-board the MS Fridtjof Nansen (500 people max)
    • Guaranteed Oceanview Cabin
    • Complimentary wind and water-resistant jacket
    • 3 nights’ accommodation in the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires
    • Daily breakfast, 9 lunches, 10 dinners including beer and wine, sodas and mineral water with meals
    • Coffee and tea included throughout the day
    • Expert expedition teams that give lectures and accompany landings and activities
    • Landings with small zodiac boats and activities onboard and ashore
    • Free Wi-fi onboard for all guests
    • No gratuities expected (on the cruise)

    SIGHTSEEING HIGHLIGHTS

    • Buenos Aires - Undertake a city tour of this colourful ‘Paris of Latin America’
    • Ushuaia - Travel to the 'end of the world' city
    • Drake Passage - Cross the famous body of water towards Antarctica
    • Antarctica - Experience awe-inspiring glaciers, ice-filled bays, and be greeted by a host of wildlife
    • Antarctic Peninsula - Set foot on the Antarctic Peninsula and meet penguins and elephant seals up close
    • South Shetland Islands - Land on these islands and visit whaling stations and scientific facilities

    EXCLUSIONS

    • Visas
    • Travel insurance (compulsory)
    • Tipping
    • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Optional activities
    • Personal expenses
  • Available Dates

    • From $11,999 per person including flights

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    27-Nov-2020 11-Dec-2020

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