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Antarctica and Falklands – Southern Hemisphere Adventure – Northbound

Resort:Antarctica and Falklands - Southern Hemisphere Adventure - Northbound
Operator: Hurtigruten
Destination: Antarctica
Price From: £5066.00

Overview

This adventure brings you to highlights of South America, the Falkland Islands and Antarctica. See penguins, seals and whales, take hikes on the ice and kayak among icebergs. And on board there is so much to do. Take advantage of our Science Center for exciting lectures, activities and more, all designed to enhance your trip.

Itinerary

Day 1

Cultural and coolBuenos AiresThis adventure starts with an overnight stay in Buenos Aires, the bustling capital of Argentina. We offer an optional city tour in the afternoon. Spend the evening at your leisure and discover the Paris of South America for yourself.

Day 2

Tierra del FuegoBuenos Aires/UshuaiaFly early in the morning to Ushuaia, where MS Midnatsol awaits. Once on board, we kick off our journey with a welcome on board dinner.

Day 3-4

Crossing the Drake PassageDrake PassagePrepare yourself for Antarctica as we cross the infamous Drake Passage, and trust us – it will overwhelm you! MS Midnatsol is designed to make polar exploration available to all ages and learning levels. Lectures and films about Antarctica will be presented, and the Activity Center will provide the latest technology for preserving your memories. This Center is the heart of your expedition community; a great place to gather for talks, recaps and spontaneous events, and is the ideal place to mingle and share stories.

Day 5-9

Scanning for Wildlife and Joining LecturesAt seaThe Expedition team will continue the lecture programme, covering history and the great explorers, marine biology, wildlife, oceanography and climate change. Spend some time on deck and look out for wildlife as we make out way north to the Falklands. 

Day 10

Enjoy Onboard ActivitiesAt seaDays at sea are full of activity. By now, our Expedition team will probably have convinced everybody on board that science is fascinating and fun! We can promise first class edutainment.

Day 11-13

Fascinating CapitalMontevideoMontevideo boasts colourful cultural diversity, with a picturesque blend of colonial Spanish, Italian and Art Deco architectural styles. Long considered one of South America’s most interesting cities, you can visit the Ciudad Vieja (Old Town) with its 18th century buildings, the vibrant Mercado del Puerto, the bustling Avenida 18 de Julio with its numerous theatres, museums and art galleries, and the stretch of white, sandy beaches surrounding the city after disembarking on MS Midnatsol.

Day 14-16

Day 17