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Luxury

Classic Antarctica

Buenos Aires Return
13 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: ISAA13
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Trip Highlights

Cruise True South

Reawaken your inner adventurer on an Antarctica expedition cruise, skimming past icebergs to meet curious wildlife

Guided Zodiac Excursions

Enjoy exhilarating Zodiac excursions through deep blue waters filled with spectacular icebergs to get up close to penguins and seals

Tour Ushuaia

Take a City Sights Tour of Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world

Your Vacation Includes

  • 10 night Antarctica cruise aboard an exclusive charter for APT guests only
  • All flights within South America
  • Choose from a range of luxury suites and staterooms all with ocean views
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell dinners
  • Two nights at the Alvear Palace Hotel in Buenos Aires
  • All port charges and tipping
  • APT Tour Director and Expedition Team including naturalist guides

Map & Itinerary

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South America Map ISAA13 2018

Buenos Aires Return

On arrival in the Argentinian capital today, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel located in the heart of Recoleta. After settling in, enjoy some time at leisure.

Stay: Buenos Aires, Alvear Palace Hotel

Transfer to the airport and board your included flight to Ushuaia. Enjoy a city sights tour before being transferred to your luxury expedition ship, Le Lyrial, and be greeted by your Expedition Leader and a team of expert naturalist guides. Take some time to settle in before enjoying the Captain’s Welcome Dinner. Afterwards, head to the deck to take in the stunning scenery of the Beagle Channel.

Stay: 10 Nights: Le Lyrial

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Sail across the Drake Passage, where the Atlantic and Pacific oceans meet between Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands. During this time, learn more about the adventures ahead as you participate in a range of informative, interactive and entertaining presentations on the wildlife, history and geology of Antarctica. These sessions will be delivered by your knowledgeable Expedition Team.

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On arrival in Antarctica, your itinerary becomes flexible in order to maximise your discovery of this enchanting world of ice and water. Utilising the knowledge of your Expedition Team, your Captain will charter a course based on the most exciting sightseeing opportunities available and the most favourable ice and weather conditions. For the next six days, you’ll enjoy morning and afternoon Zodiac rides.

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Experience some of the most unique wildlife viewing in the world as you’re taken to visit penguin rookeries and seal colonies. These chilly waters are often frequented by hunting orca and the breaching forms of humpback and minke whales, so be sure to keep an eye out. Although landing sites will vary depending on conditions, the route will feature the most scenic bays and channels, including the stunning Lemeire Channel and Neko Bay. Head to the shores of Deception Island, an active volcano surrounded by distinctive black sand. Once an old whaling station, you will see giant barrels and bleached whale bones here as well as impressive elephant seals lounging along the shore. You may even get the chance to stop at Port Lockroy, a scientific base currently studying gentoo penguins. Here, you can send a postcard with a rare Antarctic stamp.

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Learn more about this amazing part of the world during lectures and on board presentations as you continue on your luxury cruise.

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Continue to experience some of the most unique wildlife viewing opportunities.

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Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula.

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Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula.

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Bid farewell to Antarctica and return across the Drake Passage.

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Travel the Drake Passage towards the bustling Argentinian city of Ushuaia. Along the way, be sure to keep a keen eye out for the wildlife that may be encountered en route.

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Today you’ll disembark your ship in Ushuaia and transfer to the airport where you will board your included flight to Buenos Aires. Transfer to your hotel before enjoying the rest of the day at leisure.

Stay: Buenos Aires, Alvear Palace Hotel

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Your journey ends upon arrival at Buenos Aires airport.

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Travel & Accommodation

Full side view of luxury small ship Le Lyrial
Luxury Antarctica Cruise

Enjoy gourmet food, flawless service and easy access to the wonders of Antarctica on the privately chartered Le Lyrial

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Hotels to Enhance Your Journey

We've selected the very best hotels we know you'll love, including the Alvear Palace Hotel in Buenos Aires

Included Dining And Beverages

Take your choice of casual and fine dining restaurants and enjoy all day complimentary beverages while aboard Le Lyrial

Our people are passionate about dreaming up once-in-a-lifetime experiences for our guests and making them possible