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Antarctica in Depth with Patagonian Adventure 2019-2020
(Santiago to Buenos Aires)


20 days with Scenic   Rating: Deluxe

Itinerary
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Day 1 Santiago
Your journey into wonder begins in the Chilean capital of Santiago with an overnight stay.

Day 2 Santiago > Torres del Paine NP
Fly to Patagonia and reach your luxurious retreat, explora Patagonia, set in the heart of the park on the shores of Lake Pehoe and provides the perfect base for a four night Special Stay. Settle into your tastefully appointed room, with sweeping views across the lake to the Paine Massif and enjoy a range of excursions each day, complimentary beverages and delicious meals featuring Patagonian specialities. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 Torres del Paine NP
Your exciting adventure into the one of the most spectacular national parks in the world begins. Boasting glaciers, waterways, the peaks of the Paine Massif and a range of wildlife including the elusive puma, your days exploring will be a memory to treasure.

Freechoice: Over the next three days, there are several small group activities for you to choose from and enjoy at your own pace, all escorted by expert expedition guides.

Each evening relax in the lounge with its magnificent views over the lake across to the mountains. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 Torres del Paine National Park
Enjoy small group activities escorted by expert expedition guides. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 Torres del Paine National Park
Continue exploring the spectacular Torres del Paine National Park. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 Torres del Paine NP > El Calafate
Cross into Argentina and transfer to El Calafate, the gateway to Los Glaciares National Park and your base for the next three nights. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 7 El Calafate
Established in 1937 as a national park and extending over 4,459 square kilometres, the World Heritage-listed Los Glaciares National Park is sure to be a highlight. Cruise close to the impressive Perito Moreno Glacier, whose face rises an average of 74 metres above the surface of the water. Then take a guided walk along the boardwalk for views across to the top of the impressive 250 square kilometre glacier.

Sundowners
Toast your day in this natural wonderland framed by the spectacular backdrop of Perito Moreno Glacier. (Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 8 El Calafate
Discover the traditional way of life on an estancia (ranch) in the Argentine countryside, surrounded by glaciers, snow peaks and lakes of great natural beauty. (Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 9 El Calafate > Ushuaia
Fly to Ushuaia where you will be warmly greeted by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse and settle into your elegant suite. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 10 At sea
Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort as you cruise towards the Antarctic Peninsula. An entertaining presentation by the Discovery Team in the state-of-the-art theatre will excite you for what’s to come, or relax in your suite and watch the live streaming on your TV. Your palate will be delighted as you explore the extensive range of dining options, or a butler will serve you as you dine in-suite. The first sightings of icebergs and snow-capped mountains signal that you have reached the Antarctic Peninsula. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11 At sea
A day at sea. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12 Antarctic Peninsula
Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, a host of choices are now open and, depending on the ice and weather conditions, the Antarctic Peninsula is yours to explore. Our experienced Discovery Team Leaders, who have made countless journeys to Antarctica, will use their expertise to design your voyage from day to day, making the most of 18–20 hours of daylight.

Discovery: You will partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions. Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view vast penguin rookeries and seals. Kayak around icebergs, hear the ice cracking and feeding whales blow.

Your expert Captain and crew will navigate some of the most beautiful waterways which may include traversing the stunning 11-kilometre-long Lemaire Channel where steep cliffs hem in the iceberg-filled passage just 700 metres wide at its narrowest point. Sail close to blue-tinged icebergs and there may be the chance to visit a working scientific base and discuss life in these harsh conditions with the staff. In late February and March, if conditions are favourable, there may be the opportunity to cross the Antarctic Circle at latitude 66°33’ South. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 13 Antarctic Peninsula
Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 14 Antarctic Peninsula
Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 15 Antarctic Peninsula
Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 16 Antarctic Peninsula
Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 17 Antarctic Peninsula
Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 18 At sea
Farewell your adventure in the icy lands and set sail heading north to the continent of South America. Take the opportunity for a last presentation by the Discovery Team and share memories of your experiences with new-found friends. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 19 At sea
A day at sea. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 20 Ushuaia > Buenos Aires
Your cruise ends this morning as you farewell the crew. Disembark after breakfast to fly to Buenos Aires, taking away memories of a truly unforgettable experience. Please book your flight to depart after 8pm. (Breakfast)

Map
All This Included
Discover Antarctica in all-inclusive luxury on board Scenic Eclipse including incredible Los Glaciares National Park before exploring majestic Patagonia.
  • Cross the Drake Passage
  • Scenic Discovery excursions
  • Relax on board
  • Disembark and fly to Buenos Aires
  • 51 meals including 19 Breakfasts, 16 Lunches and 16 Dinners
Accommodations
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Eclipse
Notes
  • Itineraries are subject to change.
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
For Scenic terms and conditions, please click here.

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.