Patagonian Adventure with Antarctica, South Georgia & Falkland Islands

26 Days
Santiago to Rio de Janeiro
From (CAD)
$ 41,935
Dates & Pricing

2021 Santiago > Rio de Janeiro

Travel to the southern extremes of South America for vastly different scenery. Wild yet serene, Patagonia offers a kind of peace that makes you wonder if you’ve found paradise. Little islands with big tales to tell. The South Georgia Islands are teeming with wildlife and exploration history, while the intriguing Falkland Islands are unique, as is the great white wonder of Antarctica.
Patagonia is a truly unique landmass surrounded by a different ocean on each of its three coasts – the Pacific, the Atlantic and the Southern Ocean – and offering some of the most spectacular vistas in the world. Soaring granite mountains, lush forests, distinctive wildlife, magnificent glaciers, cerulean lakes, and the largest ice-fields in the Southern Hemisphere after Antarctica. In El Calafate, get up close to the glorious Perito Moreno Glacier and drink in the spectacular views. Discover the wild splendours of Los Glaciares National Park before venturing into the dramatically beautiful Torres del Paine National Park with its soaring peaks and crystal clear lakes. Summer comes to Antarctica and South Georgia like a revelation. Arrive as the breeding cycle reaches its peak. Chicks become juveniles and seal pups thrill with mock charges. In March, there are staggering numbers of whales, seals, birds and penguins on display as they prepare for the cooler months.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
OSP3
Duration:
26 days
Departure City:
Santiago
Return City:
Rio de Janeiro

26 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Santiago

    Welcome to Santiago the quirky Chilean capital. Meet your Tour Director and enjoy an overnight stay.

  2. Day 2 - Santiago > Torres del Paine National Park

    Fly to Patagonia and reach your luxurious retreat, set in the heart of the park on the shores of Lake Pehoé, the perfect base for a four night Special Stay. Join your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a delicious welcome dinner this evening.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Torres del Paine National Park

    Your exciting adventure into one of the most spectacular national parks in the world begins. Boasting glaciers, waterways, the peaks of the Paine Massif and a range of wildlife including the elusive puma, your days exploring will be a memory to treasure.

    Freechoice

    Over the next three days, there are several small group activities for you to choose from and enjoy at your own pace.

    Each evening, relax in the lounge and take in the magnificent views.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Torres del Paine National Park

    Continue to explore Torres del Paine National Park.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Torres del Paine National Park

    Continue to explore Torres del Paine National Park.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Torres del Paine National Park, Chile > El Calafate

    Arrive in El Calafate for a three night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 - El Calafate

    Discover the traditional way of life on an estancia (ranch) in the Argentine countryside, surrounded by glaciers, snow peaks and lakes of great natural beauty.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  8. Day 8 - El Calafate

    Established in 1937 as a national park, the World Heritage-listed Los Glaciares National Park is sure to be a highlight. Cruise close to the impressive Perito Moreno Glacier, whose face rises an average of 74 metres above the surface of the water. Then take a guided walk along the boardwalk for views across the top of the impressive 250 square kilometre glacier.

    Sundowners

    Toast your day in this natural wonderland framed by the spectacular backdrop of Perito Moreno Glacier.

    Join your Tour Director for a delicious farewell dinner this evening.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - El Calafate, Argentina > Ushuaia

    Say farewell as you transfer to El Calafate airport, to make your way to Ushuaia to board Scenic Eclipse, where the crew will warmly greet you as you board Scenic Eclipse.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - At sea

    Make yourself at home on board Scenic Eclipse, where luxury is almost limitless.  As you sail south, wildlife spotting opportunities abound; your Discovery Team will be out on deck looking for albatross, prions, and petrels that follow the ship. They will present lectures on the history and geology of the Falkland Islands and the Southern Ocean.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Antarctic Peninsula

    The Antarctic Peninsula contains some of the world’s most impressive scenery and wildlife. A network of channels surrounded by towering mountain peaks covered in snow and enormous glaciers abound. There is no place on the planet like Antarctica.

    Discovery

    Partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions. Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view vast penguin rookeries and seals. Kayak around icebergs and hear the ice cracking and whales feeding below.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - At sea

    Sailing towards South Georgia gives you time to slow to the rhythm of the sea. There will be plenty of time to simply relax and be entranced by the many seabirds you’ll encounter on your way. You may decide to join the avid whale watchers hoping to get a glimpse of one of these leviathans, or simply contemplate the vastness of the sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - At sea

    Sail towards South Georgia.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - South Georgia

    South Georgia is one of the most beautiful places in the world. The island is a tiny speck in the vastness of the South Atlantic Ocean, one of the most remote parts of our planet. A 3,000-metre mountain range forms the spine of the long, narrow island. Between the mountains, shattered glaciers carve their way through tussock grass to the deeply indented coastline. Despite being such a small outpost in the vastness of the south
    Atlantic, the sea around South Georgia is one of the most lively areas on earth. The abundant marine life supports millions of seals, whales, penguins and seabirds. Shackleton and five of his crew sailed from Elephant Island in the James Caird for 16 days and 1,300 kilometres and finally found safety in the tiny entrance of Cave Cove. This epic story of survival began with the sinking of his ship, the Endurance, in the Weddell Sea, six months earlier. As you explore South Georgia, you will have the opportunity to reflect on Shackleton’s epic journey.

    Discovery

    Equipped with a fleet of custom built Zodiacs and kayaks, your discovery excursions will take you to the places of your wildest dreams.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - South Georgia

    Continue to explore South Georgia.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - At sea

    Time spent at sea is yours to do with as you please. Our world-class amenities are certain to keep you busy, from the on board theatre and Senses Spa, to wonderful dining experiences. Spot icebergs and marine life from the comfort of your private verandah.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Falkland Islands

    Remote and sparsely populated, the Falkland Islands are a wildlife lovers paradise. You will visit a number of the outer islands, where large colonies of penguins and albatross thrive.  Fur seals and elephant seals roam sandy beaches; while the surrounding waters are home to whales and dolphins. Visit the very British capital, Stanley and its small but thriving community.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Take a walking tour of the small capital or on a Battlefields Tour visit the key sites of the conflict.

    Discovery

    Partake in a Scenic Discovery excursion at Gypsy Cove, walk the wildlife trail and see the Magellanic penguin

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Falkland Islands

    Explore the Falkland Islands.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - At sea

    As you head north to Ushuaia, you have time to reflect on your experience of a lifetime, knowledge garnered from your Discovery Team and the unsurpassed luxury of Scenic Eclipse.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  22. Day 22 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  24. Day 24 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  25. Day 25 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  26. Day 26 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    It’s time to say farewell to your new found friends and the crew.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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