Day 1 PUNTA ARENAS
Arrive in Punta Arenas, Chile, where you will be welcomed and transferred to your accommodation. In the afternoon you will attend a briefing that provides important information about your voyage and reviews the essential guidelines for Antarctic visitors. Later, gather for a welcome dinner and meet your fellow adventurers while enjoying a typical regional menu.
Day 2 KING GEORGE ISLAND
Your Antarctic adventure will begin with a two hour flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. As you exit the airplane, the clear Antarctic air fills your lungs for the first time. Explore the area surrounding Chile’s Frei Station and Russia’s Bellingshausen Station, before boarding a zodiac to embark your expedition vessel.
Day 3 – Day 6 AT SEA
Cruise between the South Shetland Islands and the western coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, sailing along ice-filled fjords and spectacular icebergs, while enjoying the company of sea birds, penguins, seals and whales. Each day disembark by zodiac and explore the landscape together with expert polar guides. On board the ship, attend a program of lectures and presentations, and enjoy spectacular views from the glass-enclosed lounge while sharing your daily adventures with fellow guests. In Antarctica no journey is the same. The Expedition team sets the voyage route to take advantage of the ever changing opportunities provided by nature. While the itinerary changes with every journey, you will explore several spots that offer the best possible overview of the Antarctic environment. Your voyage may include visits to sites such as Paulet Islands, Hope Bay, Port Lockroy, Petermann Island, Paradise Bay, Deception Island, The Lemaire Channel, or many of the other magnificent places in the ice lands of Antarctica .
Day 7 KING GEORGE ISLAND
Return to King George Island and bid farewell to Antarctica before boarding the flight back to Punta Arenas. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel for the night (Note: meals in Punta Arenas are not included in the price).
Day 8 PUNTA ARENAS
After breakfast, transfer to Punta Arenas Airport for your onward journey.
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LHCTANT005 *Please note, prices based on triple share, ship Ocean Nova, per person. The itinerary & pricing can change at any time due to availability of activities. To check the availability of this cruise and fly package, contact our office. Please check our website for full terms and conditions*
More Information About Antarctica:
Antarctica, the ice continent is a land of extremes – the coldest and driest continent on Earth, counting with the highest average elevation. As the fifth largest continent in the world, Antarctica is also the most Southern, located in the South Pole. Almost untouched by humans, the frozen lands has a lot to offer: breathtaking scenery, broken by only a few scientific bases and a small population of scientists. Visitors to Antarctica will for sure be the bravest ones, exploring one of the remotest locations on Earth!
Visa and Passport Information:
All countries require a valid passport (with minimum 6 months validity). It is your sole responsibility to ensure you have a valid passport at the time of travelling and that you hold all necessary visas and permits.