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Highlights of the Frozen Continent - 14 Night Stay & Cruise Package (HUR28737)

See the best Antarctica has to offer on an advanced expedition cruise.

Tour Departure: Mar 5, 2022


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Inclusions:

14 Night Package Includes:  
  • 3 nights pre-cruise hotel stay at the Melia Recoleta Plaza Buenos Aires, including breakfast
  • Charter flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia return
  • 11 night cruise from Ushuaia return aboard MS Fridtjof Nansen 
  • All main meals and entertainment onboard (excludes specialty restaurants)
  • Transfers between airport, hotel and port (some provided by Hurtigruten)
  • Port charges, government fees, air taxes

Itinerary

Day 1:Private transfer Intl Airport to Hotel
Sat 5 Mar 2022
Day 1 - 4:Melia Recoleta Plaza

Located in the exclusive elegant neighbourhood of La Recoleta, within walking distance of the Financial and Commercial centre of Buenos Aires and surrounded by the best gastronomic and leisure area of the city.

Louis XV furniture and delicate inlaid Queen Anne style, combined with sophisticated facilities to blend classic design style and luxury.


?The hotel features a lobby with 24 hour reception, hotel safe, currency exchange and lift. Additional facilities include a café, bar and restaurant as well as free wireless Internet, room service and laundry.

Sat 5 Mar 2022
Day 4:Buenos Aires
This adventure starts with an overnight stay in Buenos Aires, the bustling capital of Argentina. Spend the evening at your leisure and discover `Paris of South America´ for yourself on a warm spring or summer day or extend your stay with an optional Pre-Programme to explore wild Patagonia.
Tue 8 Mar 2022
Day 5:Ushuaia
Fly early in the morning to Ushuaia, where MS Fridtjof Nansen awaits. Once on board, we kick off our journey with a welcome dinner.
Wed 9 Mar 2022
Depart 7:00 PM
Day 7:Day At Sea
Prepare yourself for Antarctica as we cross the famed Drake Passage. During the voyage south, the Expedition Team starts the lecture programme, giving you information about Antarctica’s fascinating history and environmental science. You’ll also learn how to make your visit as safe and as sustainable as possible and you’ll join Citizen Science programs to help collect data for current scientific research. This is also a good opportunity to enjoy all the amenities of your advanced hybrid powered expedition ship.
Fri 11 Mar 2022
Day 8:Half Moon
Antarctica never fails to inspire awe and wonder, with white horizons above oceans full of icebergs and whales. Perhaps even more awe-inspiring will be your first encounter with the huge colonies of penguins.Our Expedition Team will lead ice-cruising and landings at every opportunity to come ashore and explore the impressive Antarctic scenery. From deck, there are great chances to spot whales. Of course, this is true wilderness, so nature is in charge, but our experienced captain will work with the elements to create the best possible itinerary for your adventure.We will attempt landings at several sites in the South Shetlands and on the Antarctic Peninsula and aim to bring you to the incredible diversity of landscapes and rich wildlife on display in this pristine wilderness.Wherever we explore, the sights and sounds and of Antarctica are sure to stay with you for a lifetime!
Sat 12 Mar 2022
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Day 9:Deception Island
Antarctica never fails to inspire awe and wonder, with white horizons above oceans full of icebergs and whales. Perhaps even more awe-inspiring will be your first encounter with the huge colonies of penguins.Our Expedition Team will lead ice-cruising and landings at every opportunity to come ashore and explore the impressive Antarctic scenery. From deck, there are great chances to spot whales. Of course, this is true wilderness, so nature is in charge, but our experienced captain will work with the elements to create the best possible itinerary for your adventure.We will attempt landings at several sites in the South Shetlands and on the Antarctic Peninsula and aim to bring you to the incredible diversity of landscapes and rich wildlife on display in this pristine wilderness.Wherever we explore, the sights and sounds and of Antarctica are sure to stay with you for a lifetime!
Sun 13 Mar 2022
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Day 10:Wilhelmina Bay
Antarctica never fails to inspire awe and wonder, with white horizons above oceans full of icebergs and whales. Perhaps even more awe-inspiring will be your first encounter with the huge colonies of penguins.Our Expedition Team will lead ice-cruising and landings at every opportunity to come ashore and explore the impressive Antarctic scenery. From deck, there are great chances to spot whales. Of course, this is true wilderness, so nature is in charge, but our experienced captain will work with the elements to create the best possible itinerary for your adventure.We will attempt landings at several sites in the South Shetlands and on the Antarctic Peninsula and aim to bring you to the incredible diversity of landscapes and rich wildlife on display in this pristine wilderness.Wherever we explore, the sights and sounds and of Antarctica are sure to stay with you for a lifetime!
Mon 14 Mar 2022
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Day 11:Port Lockroy
Antarctica never fails to inspire awe and wonder, with white horizons above oceans full of icebergs and whales. Perhaps even more awe-inspiring will be your first encounter with the huge colonies of penguins.Our Expedition Team will lead ice-cruising and landings at every opportunity to come ashore and explore the impressive Antarctic scenery. From deck, there are great chances to spot whales. Of course, this is true wilderness, so nature is in charge, but our experienced captain will work with the elements to create the best possible itinerary for your adventure.We will attempt landings at several sites in the South Shetlands and on the Antarctic Peninsula and aim to bring you to the incredible diversity of landscapes and rich wildlife on display in this pristine wilderness.Wherever we explore, the sights and sounds and of Antarctica are sure to stay with you for a lifetime!
Tue 15 Mar 2022
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Day 12:Cuverville
Antarctica never fails to inspire awe and wonder, with white horizons above oceans full of icebergs and whales. Perhaps even more awe-inspiring will be your first encounter with the huge colonies of penguins.Our Expedition Team will lead ice-cruising and landings at every opportunity to come ashore and explore the impressive Antarctic scenery. From deck, there are great chances to spot whales. Of course, this is true wilderness, so nature is in charge, but our experienced captain will work with the elements to create the best possible itinerary for your adventure.We will attempt landings at several sites in the South Shetlands and on the Antarctic Peninsula and aim to bring you to the incredible diversity of landscapes and rich wildlife on display in this pristine wilderness.Wherever we explore, the sights and sounds and of Antarctica are sure to stay with you for a lifetime!
Wed 16 Mar 2022
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 14:Day At Sea
After exploring this exhilarating continent, we set course back to civilisation. Spend the day at sea recapping your experiences, having fun in the Science Center or just relaxing on deck, spotting the many sea birds which follow our ship.
Fri 18 Mar 2022
Day 15:Ushuaia
Sat 19 Mar 2022
Arrive 6:00 AM
Day 15:Private transfer from Ushuaia Port to Airport
Sat 19 Mar 2022
Ports of Call may vary by departure date and subject to weather and other conditions.


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