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|RR Polar Outside|
Located on middle & upper decks
with a window
|XT Arctic Superior|
Located on middle & upper decks
with a balcony
ME Expedition Suite
Larger stateroom with expansive windows,
private balcony + added amenities & comforts;
located on upper decks
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Please note, the deposit for this tour is $1,500 per person
and full payment is due by August 7, 2023.
SUGGESTED INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT PARAMETERS:
Arrive/Depart Buenos Aires, Argentina (EZE)
February 16, 2024: Arrive before 11am if you want to join an optional city tour.
Otherwise, arrive before 3pm in time for welcome program/dinner.
February 27, 2024: Depart after 10pm
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Discover the wonders of the seventh continent on this 12-day expedition cruise, starting in Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires, flying to Ushuaia and then onwards to Antarctica in the summer months. Explore Antarctica's wildlife, as we spot seals, penguin colonies and go whale watching against backdrops of staggering natural beauty. Join our Expedition Team aboard the Hurtigruten's MS Fridtjof Nansen as they deliver lectures and accompany landings while sharing their knowledge of glaciology, wildlife, climate change and polar exploration.
Together, we will marvel at colossal glaciers and icebergs on this incredible Antarctica expedition cruise. Experience nature's majesty as we navigate ever-changing icescapes on our hybrid-powered ship. Your expedition team will bring you close to your stunning surroundings on ice-cruising and land activities, and don't forget about the Antaractic wildlife! It's a busy time of year for the animals of Antarctica between November and March. January is when penguins hatch, while February and March offer peak whale watching opportunities.
YOUR JOURNEY TO ANTARCTICA INCLUDES:
1 night Sofitel Buenos Aires Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
10 nights MS Fridtjof Nansen in a cabin of your choice
Welcome program in Buenos Aires
All lectures and escorted landings in Antarctica with an expert English-speaking Expedition Team
Flights in economy class between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia + all transfers on itinerary (exception: airport to hotel upon arrival in Buenos Aires)
All taxes and port charges
Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, including non-alcoholic beverages, house beer and wine
Use of the ship's Science Center, featuring an extensive library & advanced biological and geological microscopes
Onboard professional photographer giving tips and tricks for taking the best landscape and wildlife photos
Wi-Fi on board (note that we sail in areas with limited connection; streaming is not supported)
Loan of boots, trekking poles and all other equipment needed for activities
Complimentary wind and water-resistant expedition jacket & refillable water bottle
Exclusive group events, including icebreakers, a cocktail party, entertainment and Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat
Group dining arrangements at every meal (you'll never have to eat alone)
Hot tubs, sauna, indoor and outdoor gym and outdoor running track
Roommate matching upon request (based on availability) or take advantage of our special single occupancy accommodations (limited availability)
Fully escorted by Best-Day Adventures tour leader Bill Cartiff
Roundtrip international airfare, departure taxes and fuel surcharges
Gratuities for non-included services ($90 per person for the entire tour;
Optional shore excursions/small group activities with our Expedition Team
Optional treatments in the onboard wellness and spa area
Items of a personal nature
Travel insurance (PLEASE NOTE: Travel insurance inclusive of medical evacuation/repatriation is required for this journey. The optional Travelex 360 group travel insurance policy offered during registration complies with this requirement.) Find more information on the Travelex 360 group policy here.
Any costs associated with Covid-19 testing or vaccination
Extra pre-tour package in Buenos Aires (February 15-16) includes:
1 additional night hotel (2 nights total) + breakfast each morning
Buenos Aires highlights tour*
*Description of tour: Enjoy this guided sightseeing tour of Buenos Aires' charming attractions. It's a city combining European flair and Latin American charm, mixed with the unmistakable beat of vibrant Argentina. Our coach will pick us up from our hotel to embark on a journey to explore this colorful lively city. We'll visit places that are full of contrast including Buenos Aire's aristocratic neighborhoods in the north, La Recoleta and the grave of Argentine icon Eva Perón, and the working-class districts all the while exploring the culture, the vibrancy and the flavors of South America.
$369/person Double Occupancy
$599/person Single Occupancy
A note about exploring Antarctica aboard Hurtigruten:
Hurtigruten has been a global leader in sustainable expedition travel for over 50 years. Committed to taking care of our guests, wildlife, nature and the communities we visit, we are setting a new standard of sustainability for the travel industry. We are for explorers, by explorers! As one of the most experienced operators in Antarctica, our Expedition Team will be your lecturers, marine biologists, historians and ornithologists. They'll also be your guides on landings, expedition boat captains, social directors and overall hosts as we sail to some of the most remarkable southernmost landscapes on the planet.