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Antarctic Peninsula cruise - Antarctica

Day 1 International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Buenos Aires.

 

Day 2 Buenos Aires

Arrive in Buenos Aires. Have the afternoon to explore Argentina's diverse capital.

 

Day 3 Ushuaia & Tierra del Fuego

Fly to the world's most southerly city of Ushuaia where you can sample the local delicacy - king crab!

 

Day 4 On-board ship (Antarctica)

Free time in the morning to explore the city before you board the ship and set sail along the Beagle Channel. Settle in to your cabin (this version is based on a mid range twin cabin with an ensuite).

 

Day 5 On-board ship (Antarctica)

You will enter Drakes Passage at around 2am and the day will be spent making your want across this notorious stretch of water. Surprisingly the wildlife spotting on the way can be amazing with wandering albatross, Wilsons petrel and even blue whales possible.

 

Day 6 On-board ship (Antarctica)

Come to the end of the Drake Passage and start to spot the first icebergs as you approach the South Shetland Island and the Antarctic Peninsula.

 

Day 7 On-board ship (Antarctica)

Shore landings and excursions on the Antarctic Peninsula and nearby islands such as Petermand, Livingston and Deception. There will generally be two excursions per day.

 

Day 8 On-board ship (Antarctica)

Shore landings in Antarctica. You may also have the chance to camp on the ice, go kayaking or even snorkelling or diving. More and more adventure options are being added to Antarctic expeditions so please do ask if you are interested.

 

Day 9 On-board ship (Antarctica)

Shore landings in Antarctica.

 

Day 10 On-board ship (Antarctica)

Shore landings in Antarctica.

 

Day 11 On-board ship (Antarctica)

Start crossing back over the Drake Passage.

 

Day 12 On-board ship (Polar Cruise)

At sea crossing the Drake Passage.

 

Day 13 On-board ship (Antarctica)

Early morning arrival back in Ushuaia and transfer to the airport for a flight to Buenos Aires, where you will spend the night. We have kept this itinerary short but we would also recommend that, if you have time, you head out to an estancia to relax for a day or two. Trips to Antarctica can be hard work as you are constantly on the move and lots of people are in need of a few days' rest before returning home.

 

Day 14 International return flight

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight

 

Day 15 International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

 Holiday Name : Antarctic Peninsula cruise 
Reference : Audley Travel

Tour highlights

  • Sit among a penguin colony.
  • Marvel at icebergs carved into hypnotic shapes by the wind and water.
  • Spend time on deck watching wandering albatross circle the boat while keeping an eye open for whales.
  • Kayak or trek in peace through untouched regions.
Tailor Made Tour: All prices are a guide only,

Prices are per person including scheduled international & domestic flights (as per itinerary), in-destination transfers,  activities and excursions as detailed & all accommodation

Prices start from £8,625
 

This is a tailor-made tour that can be designed to your exact requirements

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