Antarctica 5-Star Expedition Cruise
BAHARI and PONANT invite you on a polar adventure to the heart of the Antarctic and the Weddell Sea. Embark on an unforgettable 10-day cruise to witness the breathtaking landscapes inhabited by astonishing wildlife.
The start of your cruise will be marked by the crossing of the mythical Drake Passage, during which you will probably be escorted by several albatrosses and Cape petrels, the sentinels of these often-choppy waters. Your ship will then reach the White Continent, realm of the unexpected. Weather and ice conditions permitting, this extreme environment where nature reigns supreme will reveal to you its most beautiful secrets through numerous discoveries. On this uninhabited land, which wasn’t explored until the 19 century, your encounters with the wildlife will no doubt be one of the highlights of your experience. The Gentoo, Adelie and chinstrap penguins, humpback whales, seals and seabirds will provide you with cherished lifelong memories.
Highlight of your cruise: sailing on the Weddell Sea. Le Boréal will take advantage of a time of year when it is relatively free of ice to sail amid the free-floating pack ice in a magical setting. A top spot for polar exploration in the Antarctic, the Weddell Sea offers spectacular, unrivalled scenery. If luck is on your side, you may even get to see some emperor penguins. Each day, whether on land, aboard your ship or during a Zodiac outing, you will be surrounded by a grandiose decor ranging from icebergs to ice floe and ancient glaciers.
We are privileged guests in these extreme lands where we are at the mercy of weather and ice conditions. Landings on certain sites and the observation of certain wildlife cannot be guaranteed. They vary from day to day, making each cruise a unique experience. Cruises are organized by Expedition and cruise operator Ponant. The Captain and the Expedition Leader will make every effort to ensure that your experience is as rich as possible, while complying with the safety rules and instructions imposed by the IAATO.
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- Your Journey -
arriving to Buenos Aires, Argentina
I Inclusive Flight Buenos Aires - Ushuaïa I
I airport transfers I
I PLUS 1 night in 4* hotel in Buenos Aires FB I
I Selected departure I
I 11/12/2020 to the 22/12/2020 I
I alternative dates / itineraries available I
from € 8,700
I 10 nights luxury all-inclusive expedition I
I National Geographic Photographer and an Expert onboard I
I Outings and shore visits I
I Lectures hosted by naturalist-guides, covering wildlife, history, geopolitics, the great explorers, climate, environmental protection I
I Hiking opportunity I Sailing on the Weddell Sea I
I Wildlife viewing I Incredible landscapes I
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