Explore iconic sights on this South America and Antarctica cruise vacation! With visits to the stunning Iguazu Falls, pristine Ushuaia, and the awe-inspiring glacial land of Antarctica, experience some of the best natural wonders in this part of the world.

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Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 2Buenos AiresTango, Obelisk, Recoleta Cemetery and Grave of Evita, Asado Barbecues, San TelmoCasa Sur Palermo, Legado Mitico Buenos Aires
2 - 4Puerto IguazúIguazu Waterfalls on the Argentine Side, UNESCO World Heritage Site Jesuit Ruins, UNESCO World Heritage Site Iguazu National ParkLoi Suites Iguazú, Meliá Iguazú
4 - 6UshuaiaTierra Del Fuego National Park, Beagle Channel, Haberton EstanciaArakur Ushuaia Resort & Spa
6 - 24AntarcticaSnow White Landscape, Icebergs & Glaciers, Unique Wildlife, Cruise, Kayaking & Adventure SportsIsland Sky
24 - 25Buenos AiresTango, Obelisk, Recoleta Cemetery and Grave of Evita, Asado Barbecues, San TelmoAlgodon Mansion

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  • Adventure
  • Landscape
  • Wildlife
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Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 2

International Arrival

Transfer from Buenos Aires international airport to your hotel with your guide

Buenos Aires

1 Day

The capital of Argentina is unique in the way of combining Latin American lifestyle along with that of European architecture and culture.

Included Activities

Eclectic Buenos Aires Excursion
Explore the pulsating Argentine capital on this fascinating day tour of the city’s iconic destinations and eclectic neighborhoods. Set off from your hotel in the company of your guide, enjoying a leisurely tour of Buenos Aires. Walk through the colorful working class neighborhood of La Boca, where the spirit and culture of its immigrants population lives on. Visit the contrasting locality of Palermo with its open green spaces, wide tree-lined avenues, and trendy bars and restaurants. Next, walk over to the chic French residential neighborhood of Recoleta, teeming with classy art galleries and cultural centers. If you’re lucky, you could even catch an exhibition or two while visiting the district. Visit the city’s iconic landmarks of the Colon Theater, the National Congress, and the Presidential Palace, before returning to your hotel. (Half Day; Duration: 4 hrs; Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy; Please bring comfortable walking shoes, and don’t forget your camera).

Hotel Options
Casa Sur Palermo – Opt 1
RoomExecutive
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
RoomClassic Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Day 2 - 4

Transfer from your hotel to Buenos Aires domestic airport

Flight from Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazú

Transfer to your hotel

Puerto Iguazú

2 Days

Puerto Iguazú on the Argentinean side and Foz do Iguaçu on the Brazilian side are not just the gateways to the breathtakingly beautiful and awe inspiring waterfalls, but are also the nearest cities to the intersection of the borders of three countries that include Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil.

Included Activities

Visit to the Argentine Side of Iguazu Waterfalls
Gain a deep perspective of the breathtaking waterfalls, recently named one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Three sets of trails and walkways allow you to explore the natural beauty of the falls and the surrounding jungle as you walk through the national park. On the lower circuit take in a view of the falls from below, feeling part of the natural surroundings, and sensing their great magnitude. The upper circuit takes you above the falls where you get a different perspective of the same waterfalls you just saw on the lower circuit. And no visit to Iguazu is complete without viewing the Devil’s Throat Falls, where you stand just feet from the thundering cascades of water tumbling to depths below. (09:00 to 15:00. Private Activity)

Hotel Options
RoomStudio Junior
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Meliá Iguazú – Opt 2
RoomSuperior Falls View
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 4 - 6

Transfer to the airport

Flight from Puerto Iguazú to Ushuaia via Buenos Aires

Transfer to your hotel

Ushuaia

2 Days

The southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia is an ideal place to begin cruising this majestic, snow-covered landscape.

Included Activities

Adventures of the Southern Ocean (21 days/20 nights) – Part I
Day 1 – 2: Your Antarctica adventure starts in Ushuaia – one of the southernmost cities in the world and the gateway to Antarctica! You will have two days to relax at the beautiful Arakur Ushuaia Resort & Spa or to explore town. Experience Ushuaian museums, markets, and attractions, also ambling along the Beagle Channel promenade. On the evening of the second day, attend the optional briefing session where you can meet some of the crew and fellow travelers.

Hotel Options
RoomSuperior Sea View
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 6 - 24

Antarctica

18 Days

By far the most exotic vacation destination around the world you would ever visit, a  spectacularly white landscape of snow, icebergs, and glaciers, iconic wildlife of whales, seals and penguins, await you in Antarctica.

Included Activities

Adventures of the Southern Ocean (21 days/20 nights) – Part II
Day 3: Energize yourself with a hearty breakfast, served with the compliments of the resort, before getting ready to set sail. Come aboard the cruise ship by mid-afternoon, where you’ll be greeted by the ship’s officers and the Expedition Team. Attend a safety and orientation briefing before sitting down to the sumptuous dinner thrown by the Captain to welcome all guests aboard his ship. As you sail through Beagle Channel, enjoy the twilight view from the deck as the ship passes by busy colonies of Magellanic Penguins, Rock Cormorants and Sea Lions. Day 4: Sail southwards, making the most of your wildlife spotting opportunities. Spot seabirds like albatrosses, prions, and petrels, and join the Expedition Team as they look out for whales and dolphins. Learn everything there is to know about the Falklands and the Southern Ocean from the informative presentations of experts aboard the cruise. Day 5: West Falklands ho! Visit a traditional homestead at this far outpost, enjoying tea and cakes with your gracious hosts. These remote farms have been owned by local families for six or seven generations. Farm animals calmly graze the land beside albatross colonies and penguin rookeries as flocks of geese look on! Day 6: Explore the sheltered harbor at the popular port of Stanley with its abundant fresh water and peat reserves. Believe it or not, this remote port also hosts a museum, a post-office, local shops selling woollen wear, and yes, pubs too! Be ready to spot sea lions, dolphins and seabirds. Day 7-8: Feel the sudden chill in the air as you cross the Antarctic Convergence and enter the Antarctic Ocean. Stand by with your binoculars to spot the rich wildlife of South Georgia, as you make your way east. Day 9-12: South Georgia is home to millions of penguins, seals and seabirds in the breeding season. Add polar mountains, glaciers and icebergs to this rich cocktail of wildlife, and this magnificent landscape is paradise for nature lovers. Expect to find huge clans of King Penguins, apart from Gentoo Penguins, Elephant and Fur Seals, albatross, petrels, skuas, and gulls. Visit the famous whaling museum at the Grytviken whaling station, the Norwegian seaman’s church, the British Antarctic Survey station and the historic grave of the great Antarctic explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton. Day 13-14: Utilise your time aboard by soaking up information about the South Pole, as the ship continues to sail down south. Day 15-18: Explore more of the Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands by inflatable Zodiac boats. Based on the prevailing weather pattern and ice conditions, the expedition leader and captain will create an itinerary for this leg of the cruise. Expect to come across beautiful bays and channels, stopping by penguin rookeries, seal wallows, bird colonies and whale feeding areas. If the climate permits, you can visit Half Moon Island and the historic Deception Island. Look out for Chinstrap Penguins and Southern Elephant Seals. Weather permitting, you could also explore Neko Harbor and Paradise Harbor, or Wilhelmina Bay and Lemaire Channel. Look out for polar wildlife like Adelie, Chinstrap and Gentoo Penguins, or even Crabeater Seals, Leopard Seals and the Antarctic Fur Seal. With luck, you can catch sight of Orcas and Humpback whales too. You could visit an active scientific base as well as a historic one. Day 19-20: Head back north, crossing the Antarctic Convergence and the Drake Passage. A special slideshow will mark the end of your fantastic Antarctic Expedition, as you return to Ushuaia via the Beagle Channel. Day 21: Disembark at Ushuaia in the Morning.

Hotel Options
Island Sky – Opt 1
RoomWindow Suite
MealsFull Board and Activities
StyleCruise
Day 24 - 25

Group transfer to the airport

Flight from Ushuaia to Buenos Aires

Transfer from Buenos Aires domestic airport to your hotel

Buenos Aires

1 Day

The capital of Argentina is unique in the way of combining Latin American lifestyle along with that of European architecture and culture.

Hotel Options
Algodon Mansion – Opt 1
RoomRecoleta Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique

Transfer from your hotel to Buenos Aires international airport with a guide

International Departure

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 32,295 /person
  • Option 2 From $ 32,830 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation in one double room for 25 days / 24 nights
  • Meals as indicated
  • Flights mentioned below on Economy Class unless otherwise specified:
    • Buenos Aires – Puerto Iguazú
    • Puerto Iguazú – Buenos Aires – Ushuaia
    • Ushuaia – Buenos Aires
  • All activities as listed :
    • Buenos Aires: Eclectic Buenos Aires Excursion
    • Puerto Iguazú: Visit to the Argentine Side of Iguazu Waterfalls
    • Ushuaia: Adventures of the Southern Ocean (21 days/20 nights) – Part I
    • Antarctica: Adventures of the Southern Ocean (21 days/20 nights) – Part II
  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • All activities specified in the itinerary, including entrance fees, accompanied by our tour guide
  • If your itinerary includes self-drive travel then all such travel comes with CDW insurance for an unlimited number of kilometers. For further details about the type of car please speak to your Travel Consultant.
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
  • Insolvency insurance
  • Fees and taxes
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Adventures of the Southern Ocean: Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica

25 days $ 32,295 / person

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