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Antarctica

Chilean Fjords, Antarctica and Falkland Islands

  • Expedition dates

    Nov 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Starts From

    Santiago De Chile, Chile

    Ends At

    Santiago De Chile, Chile

  • Activities & Attractions

    Fjords, penguins, whales, seals, icebergs, glaciers, hiking, kayaking, snowshoeing, RIB safaris, camping on snow

  • Starting From Price per person

    AED 38,657

    *Flexible payment plan available

Expedition Overview

On this expedition, we show you the hidden beauty of the Chilean Fjords, before taking you to the Antarctic Ocean for the ultimate exploration of Antarctica and Falkland Islands. During this voyage, we also attempt a landing at the Cape Horn. With this exciting adventure being led on world's first passenger hybrid ship, there is just so much to see, do and learn.

Your day-wise itinerary

Day 1

Santiago De Chile

Enjoy exploring the capital of Chile on your arrival before an overnight

Day 2

Santiago to Punta Arenas

Transfer to Punta Arenas for a brief town tour before embarking your ship

Day 3

Chilean Fjords

Be out on deck as we cruise through Beagle channel watching its lane of 5 famous glaciers

Day 4-5

Cape Horn and Drake Passage

With fantastic wildlife, clear blue skies, vast open spaces and stunning beaches, this place will amaze you with its wonders

Day 6-12

Antarctica

Enjoy your prime days looking for incredible wildlife, unimaginable scenery, and close encounters with nature. Every visit here is unique

Day 13

At sea

As we bid adieu to the amazing continent, we prepare for adventure ahead

Day 14-16

Falkland Islands

As we make landings in different towns, be greeted with vast spaces, amazing birdlife, white beaches and incredible hikes

Day 17

At sea

Reminisce your incredible encounters with fellow travelers on our last day onboard

Day 18

Punta Arenas to Santiago De Chile

We disembark at Punta arenas, and fly to Ushuaia for flight back home
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With special COVID Safety Measures In place

Strict measures have been introduced to ensure you have a safe exploration with us. Tests before boarding, face masks in common areas, hand hygiene, deep cleaning of ship, such protocols for both crew and guests ascertain we all together assure our safety. Our expedition consultant will walk you through in detail of these measures.

Sail through Glacier Alley

Of The Beagle Channel

Cruising the crystal waters of this short stretch, surrounded by rugged Andes mountains with their dramatic rock formation, waterfalls & spectacular sight of glacial ice pouring straight into the sea, will leave you spellbound

Attempt to Land at Cape Horn

A dream for many. Famous for its treachery waters & extreme weather conditions, If we anchor off at Cape Horn, you will be able to go ashore to explore this deserted and yet romantic piece of land

Visit Port Stanley

Falklands' Capital

Rich with varied culture, yet more closely related to Great Britain, in its own special way, mingle with the locals, or wander outside the town to its rural areas, beaches or large pastoral lands full of bird life

Landings

With aim to make 1-2 landings per day, we will take the chance to get off the ship to observe the surrounding, visit rookeries, abandoned whaling stations or meet some scientists at a research station

Go Small Boat Cruising

Whenever possible, the Expedition team will launch RIBs as part of your included experience to cruise around an iceberg, take you closer to watch whales, or simply glide around to enjoy surrounding landscapes

Join for Hikes

Explore snow & ice-filled wilderness of Antarctica, enjoy beach, private land walks in Falklands. Hike up to view points, walk among seals or penguins, visit a rookery.

Camp on Antarctic Snow

Imagine setting up your sleeping bag under the midsummer night skies of Antarctica, being surrounded by pure silence, only disturbed by the voice of rumbling icebergs or penguins. Limited spaces available

Kayak on Pristine Waters

Navigate through icebergs, pass by shorelines dotted with thousands of nesting penguins, or say hi to the whale popping up close by! Sharing the waters with massive marine life will be a memory of a lifetime

Get Around on Snowshoes

Available during late spring or early Antarctic summer, pull on the special shoes, and easily walk on soft snow, to reach places which are otherwise difficult to get by foot

Dare to Polar Plunge!

If dipping into the polar water has been on your bucket list, then this will be the chance! For those very bold, this option will be available at the end of one of the landings

Explore Birder's Paradise

At Falkland Islands

Sight some of Falklands’ most elusive birds - endemic Cobb's Wren, Magellanic Snipe, Flightless Steamer Ducks, bright red meadowlarks. Chance to also Witness thousands of black-browed albatross

And the various other Sea Birds

through out the journey

An exciting part of being on expedition ships is to be out on the deck with binoculars to watch the flying miracles closely. Spot albatrosses, petrels, shearwaters, fulmars, terns, skuas and many more

Visit Penguin Colonies

As we make sure to keep our distance to not disturb them, witnessing these charming creatures shuffling around as they go about their business is something that will stay with you forever

Watch for Whales

Expect to spot blue, fin, humpback, minke, orcas, southern right & sperm whales close to the ship. While at Antarctic Peninsula, they can appear out of nowhere, maybe next to you when you are out on small boats or kayaking

See the Seals

The most commonly seen seal in Antarctica is the crab eater. The adorable Weddell seals spend most of their time below the surface but can be found on the ice during their breeding season between Nov - Dec

MS Roald Amundsen

This world's 1st hybrid powered passenger ship was launched in 2019, named after first man to reach the South Pole, and shows the world that hybrid propulsion on large ships is possible

Science Center

Join Expedition Team here for lectures, photography workshops, & Citizen Science Projects. The area also features scientific & educational equipment, such as microscopes & interactive maps, to dive into details of regions

Observation Lounge & Deck

On 2 levels, both indoor/outdoor, it's an ideal place to scan the scenery & watch wildlife with your binoculars. The indoor serves as a lounge, to gather for activities, chit chats or simple relaxation in warmth while watching outside

Cabins

Each cabin is outside facing with large windows. 50% have private balconies, and aft suites features private outdoor hot tubs with spectacular views

Rewind & Relax

At the spa, sauna, infinity pool, jacuzzi, or warm up at the jogging track out on the deck and the indoor gym

A complimentary program for kids aged 7-13. Run by an experienced host, the program focuses on fun-filled learning around wildlife, historical explorers ,environmental protection etc. Contact our expedition consultant to enroll your kid

What's Included

  • Expedition Cruise in cabin grade of your choice
  • One night stay in Santiago De Chile, Chile before the voyage
  • Transfer from hotel to airport in Santiago De Chile
  • Return Economy flights Santiago De Chile to Punta Arenas
  • Transfer airport to ship in Punta Arenas including city tour
  • Transfer ship to airport in Punta Arenas
  • Guidance from Professional English speaking expedition team
  • Complimentary Wind and Water resistant jacket
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and equipment needed for optional and included activities
  • Engaging onboard activities and included off shore activities (read landings section for more information)
  • All meals with beverages (breakfast, lunch, dinner, early riser and afternoon treats)

Not Included

  • International Flights
  • Optional Shore Excursions
  • Optional activities with expedition team (like kayaking, camping, glacier walks, long hikes)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Luggage Handling
  • Optional Gratuities

Special Notes

  • Prices indicated above are on twin sharing basis
  • A medical declaration form is required to be submitted by all passengers joining this expedition
  • A travel insurance of repatriation amount USD 200,000 is mandatorily required
  • The above itineraries are only indicative, and weather, ice and sea conditions determine the final framework of exploration. A safety experience at all times will be the priority
  • Kids of age 5 and below cannot be allowed
  • We offer flexible payment plans on request basis. Please ask your consultant for same at time of booking