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2021-22 Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands: Holiday Voyage

From Buenos Aires to Ushuaia
Operator
Abercrombie Kent
Days
18
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USD $23,495

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Tour Itinerary

Experience an epic holiday adventure toAntarctica, South Georgia and the FalklandIslands, celebrating the arrival of thenew year in the world’s most remarkablewilderness alongside A&K’s passionateExpedition Team. Enjoy additionalfamily programming led by A&K YoungExplorers Guides, as well as unforgettableholiday festivities on board and on land,all while experiencing otherworldlylandscapes on daily Zodiac excursions.

DEC 20: Arrive Buenos Aires, Argentina

Arrive in Argentina’s capital and transfer to your hotel.


Hotel: Palacio Duhau ��� Park Hyatt Buenos Aires  

DEC 21: Buenos Aires

Explore Buenos Aires with your local guides, choosingfrom excursions that include a guided tour with a tangodemonstration or a tour of the city’s vibrant street art scene.In the evening, join your fellow guests and A&K staff for awelcome cocktail reception.

(Breakfast)
Hotel: Palacio Duhau ��� Park Hyatt Buenos Aires  

DEC 22: Ushuaia

Fly to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. Takea guided trek in the Cerro Alarken Nature Reserve beforeboarding your luxurious expedition cruiser for the next 15days of adventure. Watch with your family from the comfortof your own private balcony as ‘Le Lyrial’ heads out to sea.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Hotel: 'Le Lyrial'  

DEC 23: At Sea

As you sail east toward the Falkland Islands, A&K’sExpedition Team begins its exciting lecture series, coveringeverything from penguins to the formation of sea iceto thrilling personal accounts of living in Antarctica.Photography enthusiasts of all ages enjoy time with A&K’sResident Photo Coach, on hand to share tips and answerquestions. Young guests — even teens, who may enjoy theirown teens-only group — are invited to join Young ExplorersGuides for onboard adventures ranging from a scavengerhunt to nautical knot-tying with a former British RoyalMarine Commando. The cool waters in these parts are richin krill, making them a favorite with local wildlife searchingfor food. Alongside your naturalist guides, spot variousspecies of whales and seabirds from ‘Le Lyrial’s’ deck.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Hotel: 'Le Lyrial'  

DEC 24: The Falkland Islands

Today, ‘Le Lyrial’ arrives in the remote Falkland Islands.Conditions permitting, you may visit the tiny capital ofStanley, where you can stroll its charming streets andexplore its surrounding wilderness areas.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Hotel: 'Le Lyrial'  

DEC 25���26: The South Atlantic

Experience a Christmas Day like no other as you findyourself at sea heading toward one of the most beautifulplaces on earth. As you approach South Georgia, decksidesightings of whales and other wildlife become morefrequent. Time spent cruising is once again filled withfascinating lectures by your Expedition Team as wellas exciting family-friendly programming led by YoungExplorers Guides. The open ocean is a treasure chestbursting with life — scan the seas to spot marine mammalsand seabirds as the ship cruises the nutrient-rich waters pastthe islands of Shag Rocks islands.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Hotel: 'Le Lyrial'  

DEC 27���29: South Georgia

Explore South Georgia, the Southern Ocean’s crown jewel of wildlife. South Georgia is a nearly submerged continuationof the Andes Mountains, and your days here are spentexploring its glacier-carved coves and rugged shores — idealfor exploring with your naturalist guides on Zodiacs (sturdyinflatable boats). Weather and ice conditions permitting,excursions over the next three days include stops along thenortheast coastline of the island, where you may have thechance to visit vast colonies of king penguins and southernelephant seals. You may also explore iconic historic siteswith your A&K historian, who shares tales of the whalingera and the heroic age of exploration. You also learn aboutthe life and exploits of Antarctica’s greatest explorer, SirErnest Shackleton, whose final resting place is right here onSouth Georgia Island, at Grytviken.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Hotel: 'Le Lyrial'  

DEC 30���31: Scotia Sea

Cruise the Scotia Sea while your expert lecturers recapyour adventures in South Georgia and hint at what’s tocome in Antarctica. Young Explorers Guides arrange forengaging activities that include dissecting loligo squids,creating Japanese fish prints with an ink rubbing and aspecial visit to the ship’s high-tech bridge to see how ‘LeLyrial’ is controlled. On December 31, enjoy a memorableNew Year’s Eve celebration.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Hotel: 'Le Lyrial'  

JAN 1���3: Antarctica

In the first days of the new year, your itinerary calls for landingson the Antarctic Peninsula and a number of South ShetlandIslands. Weather and ice conditions permitting, your ExpeditionTeam takes advantage of the best opportunities to set out onZodiacs and explore the continent’s iconic shores, which teemwith gentoo, Adélie and chinstrap penguins. Meanwhile, aparent-free Zodiac ride beckons younger guests, who receivea lesson from their naturalist guide on how to drive thenimble boats while cruising past ice floes, whales and nappingleopard seals. Antarctica’s stunning geography enhances theexcitement of your experience here as dramatic snow-cappedmountains, shimmering glaciers and iceberg-strewn channelscompete for your attention.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Hotel: 'Le Lyrial'  

JAN 4���5: Drake Passage

Bid farewell to Antarctica as ‘Le Lyrial’ points northtoward Ushuaia. Enjoy time with the new friends you’vemade, observe more marine life from the decks orparticipate in family-friendly activities with yourYoung Explorers Guides.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Hotel: 'Le Lyrial'  

JAN 6: Depart Ushuaia

After breakfast, disembark ‘Le Lyrial.’ Transfer to theairport for your return flight to Buenos Aires, where youboard your flight home or join our Ushuaia post-tourextension.

(Breakfast)

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

Abercrombie Kent Tours Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4
Accommodations
3.9
Itinerary
4.4
Professional Staff
4.3
Repeat with Operator
3.9
Value for Money
3.6

Ratings based off 24 reviews about Abercrombie Kent Tours - currently showing 1 reviews with comments only

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