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: 2/28/2016 from 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.
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.
Polar Snorkeling Option: $975 per person
If you wish to take this option, please advise us when you make your booking as numbers are limited.
Luggage transfer from hotel to ship on day of voyage departure; flight from King George Island to Punta Arenas (2/20/2016 departure) or from Punta Arenas to King George (2/28/2016 departure); transfer from Punta Arenas airport to hotel; one night accommodation in Punta Arenas post voyage (2/20/2016 departure) or pre voyage (2/28/2016 departure); cabin accommodation on the ship; daily cabin service; meals, snacks, tea and coffee during the voyage; shore excursions; lectures and guide services; gumboots (for loan onboard); polar expedition jacket (to keep); printed photo book produced with imagery from your voyage (one per booking); access to on board doctor and basic medical services; port taxes and service charges; entry fees to historic landings sites.
Airfare except flight from King George Island to Punta Arenas; accommodation except for one night Punta Arenas post voyage (2/29/2016); transfers not mentioned in the itinerary; visa, passport, and vaccination charges; airport arrival or departure taxes; fuel surcharge may apply; optional sea kayaking and snorkeling activities; optional excursions not included in the itinerary; items of a personal nature including but not limited to: alcoholic beverages and soft drinks, laundry services, personal clothing, medical expenses, gratuities, internet or phone charges; travel insurance and/or emergency evacuation charges.