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Antarctica – White Christmas with Penguins

Resort:Antarctica - White Christmas with Penguins
Operator: Hurtigruten
Destination: Antarctica
Price From: £5582.00

Overview

Celebrate a spectacular Christmas! From Ushuaia, we cross the Drake Passage and sail on to an unforgettable exploration of Antarctica. Meet penguins up close and touch icebergs with your bare hands. On board there is so much to do: visit our Activity Center, attend exciting lectures, and enjoy the season´s festivities while surrounded by snow and ice!

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 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 bring polar exploration to all ages and learning levels.  There will be lectures on the environment around us, films about Antarctica and the Activity Center provides the latest technology for preserving your memories. This Center is the heart of the expedition community, a friendly place to gather for talks, recaps and spontaneous events, and a warm area to mingle and share stories.

Day 5-14

Heading back to civilisationDrake PassageAfter exploring this exhilarating continent, we set course back to civilisation. Spend the day at sea recapping your experiences, having fun in the Activity Center or just relaxing on deck.

Day 15-16

The end of the adventureUshuaia/Buenos AiresSadly, every adventure must come to an end. It is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends when we reach Ushuaia. We transfer you to the airport for your flight back to Buenos Aires.  If you haven’t had enough adventures, you can extend your stay and enjoy our optional post expedition programmes.  You could celebrate New Year with a stylish stop-over in Buenos Aires, for example.

Day 17