Sail through iceberg-dotted waters on this incredible journey from Ushuaia to Antarctica

A land of seemingly endless unspoilt scenery, Antarctica is home to dramatic weather, towering icebergs and enchanting marine life. This is a truly unique destination, and this voyage to the virtually uninhabited continent will be an incredibly memorable experience.

Your journey begins in Buenos Aires, Argentina's capital, where you'll have time to explore the city known as the 'Paris of South America'. Next stop is Ushuaia, right in the south of Argentina, where you'll board the state-of-the-art, custom-built expedition ship, MS Roald Amundsen.

In this part of the world, nature is in charge. Your cruise from Ushuaia to Antarctica will take you through the fascinating Drake Passage, and the expert team will monitor conditions to give you the best possible adventure, with opportunities for ice cruising, kayaking, whale watching, hiking and more.

Attend lectures in the dedicated onboard Science Centre to learn more about the White Continent, its history and the science of its unique landscapes. The onboard photographer can provide you with useful tips on capturing the wildlife and landscapes that await you.

After five days exploring Antarctica, you'll travel north, crossing the Drake Passage to the Falkland Islands, where you can explore the green hills and white sands of the attractive archipelago. Visit the capital Stanley and see the penguin and fur seal colonies that populate the shores.

On board the MS Roald Amundsen, you can soak in jaw-dropping views from the comfort of a hot tub, the infinity pool, the impressive panoramic sauna or the observation deck. You might even spot humpback, minke, orca and fin whales as you sail.

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Price includes

  • One night at a hotel in Buenos Aires before the expedition cruise, including breakfast
  • Return flights in economy class between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia
  • Transfer from the hotel in Buenos Aires to the airport before the cruise
  • Transfers between Ushuaia airport and the ship, including a brief tour of the town
  • A stay in a cabin of your choice on MS Roald Amundsen
  • English-speaking expedition team who organise and accompany activities
  • Escorted landings with small expedition boats while in Antarctica
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles and all equipment for activities
  • Complimentary wind and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition photographers on hand to assist you
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner including beverages in Restaurants Aune and Fredheim
  • À la carte Restaurant Lindstrøm included for suite guests
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • In-depth lectures and discussions hosted by experts
  • Full use of the Science Center, extensive library and advanced biological and geological equipment
  • Use of ship's hot tubs, infinity pool, panoramic sauna, outdoor and indoor gyms, and running track
  • Enjoy 130 Euro per passenger on board credit**

Availability

From
Thu, Thu, Nov 2, 2023
To
Fri, Fri, Nov 17, 2023
Duration
16 Days
Price per person
£6,449*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a polar outisde cabin, subject to availability and based on 2 November 2023 departure date. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement £2,911. Deposit 20% plus flights. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. **Offer applies to bookings made between 1 Jan - 31 March 2023. Travel insurance is not included and should be taken out at time of booking. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel (ATOL-bonded) and Hurtigruten Group.

From
Thu, Thu, Nov 16, 2023
To
Fri, Fri, Dec 1, 2023
Duration
16 Days
Price per person
£6,449*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a polar outisde cabin, subject to availability and based on 2 November 2023 departure date. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement £2,911. Deposit 20% plus flights. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. **Offer applies to bookings made between 1 Jan - 31 March 2023. Travel insurance is not included and should be taken out at time of booking. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel (ATOL-bonded) and Hurtigruten Group.

From
Thu, Thu, Nov 30, 2023
To
Fri, Fri, Dec 15, 2023
Duration
16 Days
Price per person
£6,449*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a polar outisde cabin, subject to availability and based on 2 November 2023 departure date. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement £2,911. Deposit 20% plus flights. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. **Offer applies to bookings made between 1 Jan - 31 March 2023. Travel insurance is not included and should be taken out at time of booking. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel (ATOL-bonded) and Hurtigruten Group.

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Itinerary

  1. Day
    1
    Buenos Aires
    Buenos Aires, Argentina

    With its fusion of faded European splendour and Latin American panache, an overnight stay in Buenos Aires is the ideal way to start your Antarctic adventure. Why not arrive early to explore more or join an optional Pre-Programme to tour wild Patagonia?

    Take in the beautiful architecture, visit the elegant opera house of Teatro Colón, the pretty-in-pink Casa Rosada, and the National Museum of Fine Arts, displaying works by Van Gogh, Monet and Picasso.

    Explore the colourful street museum in La Boca with its buzzy markets and restaurants. Or see a tango show before savouring delicious Argentinian beef in one of the city's fine steakhouses.

  2. Day
    2
    Ushuaia
    Ushuaia, Argentina

    Your Antarctic adventure begins with an early morning flight to Ushuaia, where you'll board your hybrid-powered expedition ship, MS Roald Amundsen, specially designed for sustainable cruising in polar waters.

    This bustling port is the capital of Argentina's Tierra del Fuego province. Set against the magnificent backdrop of the Martial Glacier and claiming the title of the world's southernmost city.

    After a briefing from your expedition team, you'll have time to settle into your cabin and explore the comforts and amenities on board. Later, you'll join your expedition team and fellow travellers for a welcome dinner.

    Meals - Dinner
  3. Days
    3-4
    Drake Passage
    Drake Passage, Antarctica

    As you cruise from Ushuaia to Antarctica through the Drake Passage, the expedition team will equip you with all you need to make the most of your polar adventure.

    Visit the onboard Science Centre and find out what lies ahead. You'll learn about Antarctica's history, and wildlife and how this fragile Antarctic environment needs protecting from the impact of climate change and plastic pollution.

    During this two-day crossing, there's plenty of time to relax, take a swim, unwind in the spa, enjoy delicious cuisine, or meet fellow adventurers in the Explorer Lounge.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  4. Days
    5-8
    Antarctica
    Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

    Surrounded by looming glaciers, and icebergs the size of floating cathedrals, Antarctica will fill you with wonder. Perhaps the most surprising part of Antarctica is the silence. It's a stillness that's broken every so often by the locals - the wildlife that calls Antarctica home.

    You'll spend an exciting five days exploring several possible landing sites, dictated by weather conditions and information from the expedition team. Each day will offer something different and thrilling. You'll join the expedition on landings and ice cruises, all included as part of your expedition. You can join optional activities with memorable possibilities, such as kayaking, snowshoeing, hiking and even camping in Antarctica.

    In the Antarctic summer, there might be penguins tending to their chicks, cormorants, sheathbills and egrets wheeling through the skies, or humpback whales and orcas feeding on the krill-rich waters.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  5. Days
    9-10
    Drake Passage
    Drake Passage, Antarctica

    Leaving Antarctica behind, you'll sail north, crossing the Drake Passage towards the Falkland Islands. Your expedition team will brief you about the history and biology of the islands over the two-day voyage.

    In the Science Centre, look through the microscope at the tiny krill and phytoplankton that sustains so much of the region's wildlife. Get tips from the ship's professional photographer to improve your images, or join a workshop on wildlife painting and nautical knots.

    You can also book a spa treatment, visit the gym, and enjoy the locally sourced, regionally inspired dishes in the restaurants.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  6. Day
    11
    The Falklands
    Port Stanley, Falkland Islands

    The Falkland archipelago is filled with seamless horizons, white sands teeming with birdlife, and the occasional farm dotting the landscape. You'll find grassy hills, wildflowers, sandy beaches and turquoise waters, in contrast to the vast whiteness of Antarctica. You'll also enjoy a community walk of Stanley, taking in the Jubilee Villa Gardens, Christchurch Cathedral and the Historic Dockyard Museum.

    The landings, hikes, and excursions are guided by the weather. If conditions allow, you'll visit penguin colonies, often found sharing space with fur seals, getting as close as possible without disturbing them.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  7. Day
    12
    At sea
    Ushuaia, Argentina

    Your action-packed expedition cruise nears its end as you sail the final leg to Ushuaia, enjoying your final day at sea.

    Join the team in the Science Centre to examine special interests in more depth. Learn more about photography, or simply relax on deck, mulling over the highlights of a memorable adventure.

    End the evening in the Explorer Lounge with the new friends you've made on your trip, sharing experiences over a relaxing drink.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  8. Day
    13
    Ushuaia and Buenos Aires
    Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Your expedition cruise ends in Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina's southernmost province. From here, you'll take a flight back to Buenos Aires, but it needn't be the end of your adventure.

    If you're not ready for the adventure to end, join an optional Post-Programme to tour the magnificent Iguazu Falls. Summer is the best time to visit, and it's a memorable way to wrap up your travels. Or you can stay and enjoy the sights of Buenos Aires before heading home.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

MS Roald Amundsen

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Cruise ship

A state-of-the-art expedition vessel featuring new and environmentally sustainable hybrid technology

Named after the first man to cross Antarctica and to reach the South Pole, MS Roald Amundsen is specially designed for voyages in polar waters. It serves as a comfortable base camp at sea - bringing adventurers from all over the world to the most spectacular destinations.

The sleek interior design uses Scandinavian materials from nature, such as granite, oak, birch and wool are used to create stylish cabins and public areas. All cabins are exterior cabins, and half have private balconies, and aft suites have private outdoor hot tubs with spectacular views. One of the most appealing features is the two-level indoor and outdoor Observation Deck. It is an ideal place to scan the scenery and watch for wildlife with your binoculars. It also features three lovely restaurants, a lounge and bar, a spa and hot tub, and a science center to get a deeper understanding for the areas you explore.

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Availability

From
Thu, Thu, Nov 2, 2023
To
Fri, Fri, Nov 17, 2023
Duration
16 Days
Price per person
£6,449*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a polar outisde cabin, subject to availability and based on 2 November 2023 departure date. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement £2,911. Deposit 20% plus flights. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. **Offer applies to bookings made between 1 Jan - 31 March 2023. Travel insurance is not included and should be taken out at time of booking. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel (ATOL-bonded) and Hurtigruten Group.

From
Thu, Thu, Nov 16, 2023
To
Fri, Fri, Dec 1, 2023
Duration
16 Days
Price per person
£6,449*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a polar outisde cabin, subject to availability and based on 2 November 2023 departure date. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement £2,911. Deposit 20% plus flights. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. **Offer applies to bookings made between 1 Jan - 31 March 2023. Travel insurance is not included and should be taken out at time of booking. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel (ATOL-bonded) and Hurtigruten Group.

From
Thu, Thu, Nov 30, 2023
To
Fri, Fri, Dec 15, 2023
Duration
16 Days
Price per person
£6,449*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a polar outisde cabin, subject to availability and based on 2 November 2023 departure date. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement £2,911. Deposit 20% plus flights. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. **Offer applies to bookings made between 1 Jan - 31 March 2023. Travel insurance is not included and should be taken out at time of booking. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel (ATOL-bonded) and Hurtigruten Group.

Call now to book 02039932958
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