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A voyage that is beyond expectations! Get ready to hop on the luxurious Antarctica cruise that takes you to the polar end of the world, the seventh continent, “ANTARCTICA”! The Antarctica Cruise will steer you safely through the troubled waters of the Drake Passage, giving you a smooth sailing experience. These 21 days will leave you spellbound by the captivating beauty of the whites of Antarctica. The anchored Antarctica cruise will proceed with small, bumpy boat rides to the first landing. Be amazed to witness seals, gentoos, and chinstraps swim across you.
Arrival at Ushuaia
After you arrive in Ushuaia, the resort city, you will be received and dropped off at the hotel. You can choose to unwind or spend the day exploring the seaside city. Most importantly, you can click a picture of yours at Tierra del Fuego Park (known as the End of the World") as a souvenir and shop too.
Embarkment and Sailing
From Ushuaia, you will be transported to shore to get on the most-awaited Antarctica cruise. Be ready to set off on a luxurious sea expedition. Even though rough water awaits ahead, the glimpses of marine life will lift your spirits! Look out for the pristine golden rays on the sea in the evening while you pass Beagle Channel, and you will also pass the Tierra del Fuego islands.
Steering through South Atlantic Ocean
With many hours ahead, the Antarctica Cruise will enter the South Atlantic Ocean. During this voyage, the onboard experts will organize workshops before reaching the shores of Falkland. You will be able to witness whales and dolphins racing along with the Antarctica Cruise. To spend the rest of the voyage, Antarctica Cruise is well equipped for your recreation with an indoor game zone, hot tub, sauna, and gym.
|Days 4 - 6
Falkland Islands Fantasy
On Falkland Island, you can explore by walking around Port Stanley and enjoying local English pubs. You can opt for a nature trek and Bluff Cove Lagoon tour at your expense. The terrain is home to indigenous sheep and various birdlife. You can dedicate a day to a community walk starting from the Jubilee Villa garden while strolling through Ross roads, then to Christchurch Cathedral and Whalebone Arch, concluding at Dockyard Museum. At the Falkland Islands, get a chance to understand the historical background of the Falkland War from experts. The later ship will be anchored at the white sandy beaches of New Island, where you can see the "Penguin Volunteer Point" assemblage of penguins. Then, another stop would be at Carcass Islands to see the abundant birdlife.
|Days 7 - 8
At the sea
As you will be sailing to the next destination with 48 hours in hand, get ready to know more about South Georgia at the Science Centre. Watch out for whales and dolphins swimming by!
|Days 9 - 12
Scintillating South Georgia
The Antarctica Cruise now reaches the shore for South Georgia trips! South Georgia, touted as the "Serengeti of the Southern Ocean", is the abode for thousands of species. Each day there will be shore landings with 10 possible sights to visit. You can engage in boating to the difficult-to-access corners of the island and kayaking if the weather is favorable. Visit the Whaler's Church and pay respect to the great explorer of the Antarctic Circle, Sir Ernest Shackleton, at Grytviken cemetery. Other attractions would be Gold Harbour, abandoned whaling stations, and Fortuna Bay. After the South Georgia trips, it is time to sail one more day.
At the sea
Enjoy the recreational activities available for you to enjoy on the cruise to spend time and time having interactions with experts at the Science center about the Antarctica peninsula.
|Days 14 - 19
Exploring the Antarctic peninsula
The Antarctica Cruise reaches the final destination of the voyage. The entire five days will be spent visiting 22 historical and scientific sights in total, like Hanson's Grave, Charcots Cairn, Lenin's bust, Amundsen's tent, Terra Nova Hut, etc. You will also be sailing across Martha Strait (or Marguerite Bay) if the weather is clear. You will be seeing the colossal glaciers and icebergs up close. You will have a great opportunity to attend lectures about glaciology, marine biology, and climate change from knowledge patrons. You can also contribute to the research by sharing the photographs you clicked while spotting whale tails and leopard seals through citizen science programs.
|Days 20 - 21
Off to Ushuaia
On the return journey, you will cross the Drake Passage (named to honour Sir Francis Drake), where the Pacific and Atlantic oceans confluence at Cape Horn. You can invest more time at the Science centre on the cruise.
Sayonara to Ushuaia
Finally, you will disembark at Ushuaia, the team will drop you at the airport for your journey back home or next destination. Stay assured that this magnificent journey and ethereal experience will always remain close to your heart.