Antarctica in Depth with Patagonian Adventure

Discover Antarctica in all-inclusive luxury on board Scenic Eclipse including incredible Los Glaciares National Park before exploring majestic Patagonia.

20 Days
Santiago to Buenos Aires
From (AUD)
$ 27,860
Dates & Pricing

2019/2020 Santiago > Buenos Aires

Tour Map
Tour Code:
OSP1
Duration:
20 days
Departure City:
Santiago
Return City:
Buenos Aires

20 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Santiago

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

  2. 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Torres del Paine National Park

    Enjoy small group activities escorted by expert expedition guides.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Torres del Paine National Park

    Continue exploring the spectacular Torres del Paine National Park.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  8. 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  9. 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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