Bentours has a great deal for you! Go discover Antarctica this November and receive a 20% discount.
Day 1 Arrive Ushuaia
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the world's most southerly city. Arrive in Ushuaia at any time.
Day 2 Ushuaia
Embarkation on the M/S Expedition begins in the afternoon at the port in Ushuaia. Enjoy the evening sailing through the Beagle Channel. (B,D)
Day 3-4 The Drake Passage
Your adventure begins with a 400 mile crossing of the passage that bears the name of the 16th century English explorer Sir Francis Drake. The ship is at home in this part of the Southern Ocean. Take in daily lectures from your expedition team and keep an eye out for the first sightings of icebergs, whales, and albatross following in the ship's wake. (2B,2L,2D)
Day 5-10 The Antarctic Peninsula & the South Shetland Islands
Experience some of the most unique wildlife viewing and inspiring scenery in the world as you set foot on the Antarctic continent. Attempt two shore landings per day (weather conditions permitting), and encounter gentoo, chinstrap and Adélie penguin rookeries, Weddell, crabeater and leopard seals, and orca, humpback and minke whales in the cold Antarctic waters. The peninsula also has a remarkable human history. During the voyage we will learn about some of the most important and dramatic expeditions to this remote corner of the world. (6B,6L,6D)
Day 11-12 The Drake Passage
Today you begin your journey north to your home port of Ushuaia. Review the highlights of your Antarctic experience with the lecturers and staff. Keep your eyes open on the observation deck for some final whale sightings. (2B,2L,2D)
Day 13 Depart Ushuaia
Disembark in the morning. (B)
Prices are per person based on twin share accommodation. Antarctica in Depth - 20% off is valid for sale until 18 Nov 2012. Discount only applies on cabin categories 3,4 and 5. The advertised price includes discount and is valid for departures 07 and 18 Nov 12. Prices are subject to change. Single Supplements apply. Standard Bentours Terms and Conditions apply.
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