Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland IslandsJanuary 16, 2015 - February 6, 2015
January 7, 2016 - January 28, 2016
Optional Pre-Voyage Extension: Patagonia with Torres Del Paine
Sunday, January 11 – Sunday, January 18
Encompassing 615,000 acres of expansive grasslands and the fantastic pinnacles of the Andean mountains, Torres del Paine National Park is a stunning UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and Chile’s premier Patagonian destination. Here peaks of twisted, snow-dusted granite—endowed with waterfalls, emerald lakes, and verdant valleys—tower above the plains of Patagonia.
Board your overnight flight to Santiago, Chile.
Santiago, Chile / Punta Arenas
Connect with your flight to Punta Arenas. The afternoon is at leisure, with dinner and overnight at our hotel.
Punta Arenas / Puerto Natales / Torres del Paine
Today travel north through dramatic Patagonia steppe landscapes stopping for lunch at Puerto Natales. Upon arrival in Torres del Paine, enjoy dinner at Hosteria Las Torres, your base for three nights.
Torres del Paine
Spend two full days exploring Torres del Paine National Park. Nearly 150 native animal species reside in the steppe and forested areas, including Patagonian foxes, vicuñas, and guanacos. Among the 100 species of resident birds are high-stepping lesser rheas, the New World’s largest bird, and elegant Andean condors that soar high above the landscape.
Torres del Paine / El Calafate, Argentina
Depart overland for the charming town of El Calafate, stopping en route for nature viewing and photography. Spend two nights at Posada Los Alamos.
Spend a full day visiting the Perito Moreno Glacier.
El Calafate / Ushuaia / Embark Sea Spirit
Board your short flight for Ushuaia and enjoy a tour of this southern- most city in the world. Embark the Sea Spirit in the late afternoon.
- Price: $4,960 single occupancy, $3,980 double occupancy