17D13N Astonishing Antarctica
– 5 Days 4 Nights Antarctica Express Air-Cruise package + Visit Empire of Penguin
– 4 Days 3 Nights Premium Explora Patagonia Stay
– Tierra del Fuego National Park Entrance, Argentina
– End of the World Train, Ushuaia
– Casablanca Valley Wine Tasting
– Valparaiso Tour
Number of Meals : Breakfast- 13; Lunch – 10 ; Dinner – 13
- Premium Rojo Tango Dinner & Show
- Chile King Crab Menu Dinner
- Winery Lunch at Casas del Bosque Winery Note: Speci-c restaurants mentioned will be replaced if closed for private events or not available
Travel Essentials: Passport & Visas – Each tour member is responsible to ensure their passport is valid for at least six (6) months from the return date of the trip and all necessary visas and permits have been acquired.
Travel Insurance – It’s essential that you take out a comprehensive travel insurance before travel.
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Upon arrival at Buenos Aires in the evening, transfer to hotel.
In the morning, hop on a fast ship (1 hour) to Colonia de Sacramento. Colonia Orientation Tour (Uruguay) The historic center of Colonia was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995, as it presents a successful fusion of Portuguese, Spanish and post-colonial styles. The little colonial town is the type of laid-back place where it is full of colourful facades, vine-draped shops and palm-fringed boardwalks.
Buenos Aires City Tour Start tour at Plaza Mayo, flanked by city landmarks such as Casa Rosada, The Cabildo & the Metropolitan Cathedral. Next up is the fashionable Recoleta whose Alvear Avenue houses global brands for your shopping pleasure. Afterwards, head on to the swanky waterfront Puerto Madero. After lunch, drop by San Telmo, the oldest neighborhood in Buenos Aires, famous for its antique wares. Lastly, stopover at Caminito, La Boca to marvel at the brightly colored houses and stroll the busy cobbled stone streets. Rojo Tango Show & Dinner Tonight, brace yourself for a classy evening of fine dining and great Tango performance at Rojo Tango within the sophisticated Faena Hotel. Enjoy the opulent atmosphere of an exclusive cabaret while appreciating Buenos Aires most exquisite Tango show.
This morning, take a flight to the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia. Ushuaia City Tour (Argentina) The tour starts at the historical neighborhood La Misión, which was chosen by the first colonial settlers. Walk along the Brown and Solier districts, built by the first immigrants at the beginning of the 20th century.
Antarctica Cruise Tierra del Fuega National Park Tour (Argentina) Depart to Tierra del Fuego which is only 11km way from Ushuaia. Enroute, enjoy the picturesque scenery of Patagonian lakes, lagoons and rivers before we get to Ensenada Bay to have a panoramic view of the Redonda and Esterbo Island as well as the snow-scapped Mountains of Chile. Stroll along the Lapataia River and photostop at a vantage point with spectacular views of Condor Hill at the boarder of Chile. To complete the tour, you will visit the Southern Fuegian Railway Train station and take a ride of “End of the World Train” covers the National Park along forests and peat bogs. Begin of Antarctica Cruise Board your cruise in the afternoon and start sailing along the Beagle Channel towards Puerto Williams, Chile, the southernmost town in the world. Explore the surroundings before setting sail to Cape Horn.
Cape Horn – Drake Passage Start the day visiting the legendary Cape Horn. (If weather permits, board a Zodiac boat and be one of the few adventurers to step foot in this famous and rarely visited island.) Back on board, set sail towards Antarctica and cross the reputed roughest sea-passage in the world, named in the honor of Sir Francis Drake, the great 16th century British explorer.
Drake Passage Sailing through the Drake Passage en-route to King George Island, in South Shetland Islands, you will attend an engaging program of lectures and presentations. In the company of expert guides, keep your eyes wide open and you may spot magnificent seabirds, such as albatrosses and petrels, as well as difference species of whales along the way.
Drake Passage - Antarctica After crossing the Antarctica Convergence, the environment changes noticeably. Keep your camera ready as this is the time to watch for the first icebergs and the first sight of Antarctic land. Reaching the South Shetland Islands, sail in ice-filled bays, while enjoying the company of seabirds, penguins, seals and whales. Board a Zodiac boat for your first memorable shore visit to a penguin colony. Taking advantage of the endless Antarctic daylight, exploration will continue well into the evening.
Antarctica Upon reaching King George Island, disembark at Fildes Bay and explore the Chilean Base Frei and the Russian Base Bellingshausen. Bid farewell to Antarctica before boarding your flight to Punta Arenas, Chile. Upon arrival, transfer to a complimentary night stay in Punta Arenas by courtesy of Antarctica XXI.
Day 11 : Punta Arenas –Torres del Paine National Park [Premium Explora Patagonia Stay] (Hotel Breakfast / Local Lunch / Local Dinner)
We will be transfer to Torres del Paine National Park by coach (about 4 hours away). On arrival, check in to the fantastic Explora Patagonia, where you will spend the next 3 nights with ample fascinating activities.
Day 12 : Torres del Paine National Park [Premium Explora Patagonia Stay] (Hotel Breakfast / Local Lunch / Local Dinner)
Torres del Paine Excursions (Chile) Today, visit the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve - Torres del Paine National Park, the heart of Patagonia. Select your preferred excursion choices ranging from drive & short walk, hiking or horse riding. You can choose a half day or full day tours. You can join up to 2 half day tours in a day. All excursions are subject to availability on any given day.
Day 13 : Torres del Paine National Park [Premium Explora Patagonia Stay] (Hotel Breakfast / Local Lunch / Local Dinner)
Torres del Paine Excursions (Chile) Select your preferred excursion choices ranging from drive & short walk, hiking or horse riding. You can choose a half day or full day tours. You can join up to 2 half day tours in a day. All excursions are subject to availability on any given day.
Day 14 : Torres del Paine National Park– Punta Arenas Santiago, Chile (Hotel Breakfast / - / Chinese Dinner )
This early morning, we will transfer back to Punta Arenas airport and fly to Santiago.
Santiago City Tour Start your tour by drive pass the main Avenue of Santiago - La Alameda to Plaza Baquedano, La Moneda, Estación Central and many malls and stores. We drive past the picturesque district of Providencia and for the high fashion enthusiast, the brand available at upmarket Vitacura will not disappoint. Casablanca Valley Tour Then head west to indulge in some of the finest Chilean wines in Casablanca valley. Visit the award-winning Casas del Bosque Winery to enjoy the splendid vineyard views with the Andes at the background, taste its famous crisp Sauvignon Blanc and tuck in a fabulous winery lunch. Valparaiso Tour Continue the tour through Valparaiso, first port of Chile declared Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Wonder through this historic port city, you may discover its famous multi-colored houses and historic architecture, such as Plaza Sotomayor, one of the most iconic squares and The Intendance, an imposing white and grey Victorian building. Before returning to city center, admire the amusing panoramic view of the pacific ocean and port below. Transfer to airport for flight home.
Arrival home with sweet memories.