Read this itinerary as a guide only; the exact route and program varies according to ice and weather conditions - and the wildlife you encounter. Flexibility is the key to the success of this expedition.
Reverse Itinerary: 12/27/2015, 12/25/2016. Punta Arenas, Chile to Ushuaia, Argentina
Mandatory Travel Insurance:
All guests are required to have emergency medical evacuation travel insurance coverage. Proof of coverage is required prior to embarkation. The policy provider, policy number and emergency contact phone number must be provided prior to departure date. ExpeditionTrips strongly recommends at least $200,000 Emergency Medical/Evacuation coverage for Antarctic trips which includes coverage for cancellation, trip disruption, baggage and personal property. ExpeditionTrips can assist you with this.
Sea Kayaking Option: $995 per person
If you wish to take this option, please advise us when you make your booking as numbers are limited. Please note, some sea kayaking experience is necessary.
Camping Option: Included in cruise rate
Camping is optional, subject to weather conditions and organized onboard the ship.
On 12/19/2015, 12/17/2016 departures only: luggage transfer from Ushuaia hotel to ship on day of voyage departure; luggage transfer from ship to King George Island airstrip; flight from King George Island to Punta Arenas; transfer from Punta Arenas airport to hotel; one night accommodation in Punta Arenas post voyage. On 12/27/2015, 12/25/2016 departures only: one night accommodation in Punta Arenas pre voyage; transfer from hotel to Punta Arenas airport; flight from Punta Arenas to King George Island; luggage transfer from King George Island airstrip to ship. On all departures: polar expedition jacket; cabin accommodation on the ship; all meals, snacks, tea and coffee during the voyage; shore excursions; lectures and guide services; gumboots (for loan onboard); daily cabin service; voyage journal (one per booking); entry fees to historic landings sites; port taxes and service charges. Subject to change without notice.
Any airfare unless listed as included; transfers not mentioned in the itinerary; airport arrival or departure taxes; visa, passport, and vaccination charges; fuel surcharge may apply; optional sea kayaking; hotels and meals not included in itinerary; items of a personal nature including but not limited to alcoholic beverages and soft drinks, laundry services, personal clothing, medical expenses, gratuities, and email or phone charges; internet charges; travel insurance or emergency evacuation charges.