Argentina, Antarctica
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Argentina, Antarctica

12D11N Emblematic Antarctica

12D11N Emblematic Antarctica

Per Pax
From: $60460 $10199 From: €12394 €8676 From: £10581 £7406 From: RM60460 RM42320 From: CAD18319 CAD12823 From: SGD19650 SGD13754 From: AUD20073 AUD14050 From: HKD113665 HKD79562
Buenos Aires

Luxury cruise aboard to experience a truly exceptional sea voyage with a difference. Discover expeditions to the majestic landscapes of the Artic and the Antarctic. Great choice for couples, solo travelers and those who love small-ship cruising. Ponant Cruises offers exceptional bilingual service, world-class dining and elegantly-appointed accommodation and public areas in terms of the onboard experience. Choose a cruise on an Explorer Class vessel, you will benefit from several expedition-style features. Relaxing in the Blue Eye Lounge, an underwater multi-sensory environment that boasts comfortable seating and privileged views of life beneath the waves. Ponant’s expedition ships also carry a fleet of Zodiacs deployed frequently throughout each itinerary for sightseeing excursions and trips ashore.

Cities to Visit: Buenos Aires – Ushuaia – Antarctic Peninsula – Ushuaia – Bueno Aires
Language: English

~ PONANT Bonus Discount up to 30%

Booking Period: from Now till September 30, 2021
Travel Period: from January 3, 2022 till December 26, 2022
Tour Highlight
~ Crossing the legendary Drake Passage
~ Explore the magic of Antarctica with a sea kayak adventure. Led by experienced, State-Certified kayak guides, you will skim the water’s surface amid the ice.
~ Outings and shore visits in Zodiac® inflatables with a team of experienced naturalist guides.
~ Lectures and information sessions hosted by our naturalist-guides, covering wildlife, history, geopolitics, the great explorers, climate, environmental protection…
~ Visiting research stations and former whaling stations.
~ Hiking opportunity.
~ Immense icebergs, ice floe, glaciers and snow-capped mountains in the Antarctic Peninsula.
~ Observe wildlife animals in their natural habitat
What To Expect
PONANT invites you on a polar expedition cruise to the heart of the icy realm that is the Antarctic Peninsula. Embark on an unforgettable 12-day voyage and succumb to the enchantment of the breathtaking landscapes inhabited by astonishing wildlife.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

    Meet and greet at the hotel by our local representative. Free at own leisure for the rest of the day. Overnight in Buenos Aires.

    : Dinner
  • Day 2: BUENOS AIRES (FLIGHT) - USHUAIA (EMBARKATION)

    After breakfast, check out and transfer to airport for your flight to Ushuaia. Upon arrival you will be transferred to a restaurant for lunch. Later transfer to port and your cruise ship is ready for boarding. Departure at 18h00.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3: CROSSING THE DRAKE PASSAGE

    Use your days spent in the Drake Passage to familiarise yourself with your ship and deepen your knowledge of the Antarctic. Join naturalist-guides on your ship’s exterior decks to look out for albatrosses, cape petrels, and other seabirds flying over the Drake Passage.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4: CROSSING THE DRAKE PASSAGE

    During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5: ANTARCTIC PENINSULA

    To this day, the mythical Antarctic Peninsula still holds real fascination and promises its visitors unforgettable moments. Throughout your adventure in this icy realm, you will find yourself in the heart of a spectacular decor in subtle shades of blue and white, surrounded by exceptional wildlife. Penguins, humpback whales, seals and giant petrels are at home here, as are elephant seals, fur seals, Antarctic minke whales, and orcas. Each day, based on ice conditions, the Captain and the Expedition Leader will suggest Zodiac® outings or landings to discover the infinite riches of the Antarctic Peninsula. You will sail in the wake of Jean-Baptiste Charcot, Adrien de Gerlache and Sir Ernest Shackleton, great Antarctic explorers who, from the 19th century, set out to conquer these remote and uninhabited lands.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6: ANTARCTIC PENINSULA

    Today, based on ice conditions, the Captain and the Expedition Leader will suggest Zodiac® outings or landings to discover the infinite riches of the Antarctic Peninsula. Glaciers, ice floe, tabletop icebergs, mountain peaks that plunge straight into the sea, volcanic beaches, research stations, enchanting bays, and vestiges of the whaling industry: these are the faces of the Antarctic that will likely reveal themselves to you, in a hushed and surreal atmosphere.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7: ANTARCTIC PENINSULA

    Today, based on ice conditions, the Captain and the Expedition Leader will suggest Zodiac® outings or landings to discover the infinite riches of the Antarctic Peninsula.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8: ANTARCTIC PENINSULA

    Today, based on ice conditions, the Captain and the Expedition Leader will suggest Zodiac® outings or landings to discover the infinite riches of the Antarctic Peninsula.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9: ANTARCTIC PENINSULA

    Today, based on ice conditions, the Captain and the Expedition Leader will suggest Zodiac® outings or landings to discover the infinite riches of the Antarctic Peninsula.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10: CROSSING THE DRAKE PASSAGE

    It is the shortest route to connect Antarctica to South America. Don't forget to look to the sky to catch a glimpse of elegant albatross and Cape petrels, playfully floating about in the wind around your ship.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11: CROSSING THE DRAKE PASSAGE

    Crossing the Drake Passage. It is the shortest route to connect Antarctica to South America. Don't forget to look to the sky to catch a glimpse of elegant albatross and Cape petrels, playfully floating about in the wind around your ship.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 12: DEPART USHUAIA, ARGENTINA (DISEMBARKATION) - BUENOS AIRES (FLIGHT)

    Disembarkation after breakfast, meet and greet at the port. Transfer to airport in time for flight back to Buenos Aires. Service end in Buenos Aires airport. NOTES: We highly recommend you stay one night in Buenos Aires after this flight

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 1 night hotel stay in Buenos Aires
~ 10 nights shipboard on Ponant Cruise
~ Return air ticket Buenos Aires/Ushuaia v.v
~ All meals & drinks onboard (excluding premium brands)
~ Safety & port charges
~ 24 hour room service (special selection)
~ Butler service (special selection)
~ Free unlimited WIFI onboard
~ Evening entertainment and events

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Airport transfer
~ Travel Insurance & Visa
~ Gratuities

~ PONANT Bonus Discount up to 30%

Booking Period: from Now till September 30, 2021
Travel Period: from January 3, 2022 till December 26, 2022
Tour Highlight
~ Crossing the legendary Drake Passage
~ Explore the magic of Antarctica with a sea kayak adventure. Led by experienced, State-Certified kayak guides, you will skim the water’s surface amid the ice.
~ Outings and shore visits in Zodiac® inflatables with a team of experienced naturalist guides.
~ Lectures and information sessions hosted by our naturalist-guides, covering wildlife, history, geopolitics, the great explorers, climate, environmental protection…
~ Visiting research stations and former whaling stations.
~ Hiking opportunity.
~ Immense icebergs, ice floe, glaciers and snow-capped mountains in the Antarctic Peninsula.
~ Observe wildlife animals in their natural habitat
What To Expect
PONANT invites you on a polar expedition cruise to the heart of the icy realm that is the Antarctic Peninsula. Embark on an unforgettable 12-day voyage and succumb to the enchantment of the breathtaking landscapes inhabited by astonishing wildlife.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

    Meet and greet at the hotel by our local representative. Free at own leisure for the rest of the day. Overnight in Buenos Aires.

    : Dinner
  • Day 2: BUENOS AIRES (FLIGHT) - USHUAIA (EMBARKATION)

    After breakfast, check out and transfer to airport for your flight to Ushuaia. Upon arrival you will be transferred to a restaurant for lunch. Later transfer to port and your cruise ship is ready for boarding. Departure at 18h00.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3: CROSSING THE DRAKE PASSAGE

    Use your days spent in the Drake Passage to familiarise yourself with your ship and deepen your knowledge of the Antarctic. Join naturalist-guides on your ship’s exterior decks to look out for albatrosses, cape petrels, and other seabirds flying over the Drake Passage.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4: CROSSING THE DRAKE PASSAGE

    During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5: ANTARCTIC PENINSULA

    To this day, the mythical Antarctic Peninsula still holds real fascination and promises its visitors unforgettable moments. Throughout your adventure in this icy realm, you will find yourself in the heart of a spectacular decor in subtle shades of blue and white, surrounded by exceptional wildlife. Penguins, humpback whales, seals and giant petrels are at home here, as are elephant seals, fur seals, Antarctic minke whales, and orcas. Each day, based on ice conditions, the Captain and the Expedition Leader will suggest Zodiac® outings or landings to discover the infinite riches of the Antarctic Peninsula. You will sail in the wake of Jean-Baptiste Charcot, Adrien de Gerlache and Sir Ernest Shackleton, great Antarctic explorers who, from the 19th century, set out to conquer these remote and uninhabited lands.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6: ANTARCTIC PENINSULA

    Today, based on ice conditions, the Captain and the Expedition Leader will suggest Zodiac® outings or landings to discover the infinite riches of the Antarctic Peninsula. Glaciers, ice floe, tabletop icebergs, mountain peaks that plunge straight into the sea, volcanic beaches, research stations, enchanting bays, and vestiges of the whaling industry: these are the faces of the Antarctic that will likely reveal themselves to you, in a hushed and surreal atmosphere.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7: ANTARCTIC PENINSULA

    Today, based on ice conditions, the Captain and the Expedition Leader will suggest Zodiac® outings or landings to discover the infinite riches of the Antarctic Peninsula.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8: ANTARCTIC PENINSULA

    Today, based on ice conditions, the Captain and the Expedition Leader will suggest Zodiac® outings or landings to discover the infinite riches of the Antarctic Peninsula.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9: ANTARCTIC PENINSULA

    Today, based on ice conditions, the Captain and the Expedition Leader will suggest Zodiac® outings or landings to discover the infinite riches of the Antarctic Peninsula.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10: CROSSING THE DRAKE PASSAGE

    It is the shortest route to connect Antarctica to South America. Don't forget to look to the sky to catch a glimpse of elegant albatross and Cape petrels, playfully floating about in the wind around your ship.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11: CROSSING THE DRAKE PASSAGE

    Crossing the Drake Passage. It is the shortest route to connect Antarctica to South America. Don't forget to look to the sky to catch a glimpse of elegant albatross and Cape petrels, playfully floating about in the wind around your ship.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 12: DEPART USHUAIA, ARGENTINA (DISEMBARKATION) - BUENOS AIRES (FLIGHT)

    Disembarkation after breakfast, meet and greet at the port. Transfer to airport in time for flight back to Buenos Aires. Service end in Buenos Aires airport. NOTES: We highly recommend you stay one night in Buenos Aires after this flight

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 1 night hotel stay in Buenos Aires
~ 10 nights shipboard on Ponant Cruise
~ Return air ticket Buenos Aires/Ushuaia v.v
~ All meals & drinks onboard (excluding premium brands)
~ Safety & port charges
~ 24 hour room service (special selection)
~ Butler service (special selection)
~ Free unlimited WIFI onboard
~ Evening entertainment and events

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Airport transfer
~ Travel Insurance & Visa
~ Gratuities

Origin to Destination
Buenos Aires – Ushuaia
Destination to Origin
Ushuaia – Buenos Aires
  • TBC
    Economy Included Included Included Included Included Included Included
Hotel, Flight & Transfer option

Origin to Destination
Buenos Aires – Ushuaia
Destination to Origin
Ushuaia – Buenos Aires
  • TBC
    Economy Included Included Included Included Included Included Included

Per Pax
From: $60460 $10199 From: €12394 €8676 From: £10581 £7406 From: RM60460 RM42320 From: CAD18319 CAD12823 From: SGD19650 SGD13754 From: AUD20073 AUD14050 From: HKD113665 HKD79562
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Cancellation Policy

~ Postpone or cancel free of charge up to 30 days prior to departure and receive 100% Future Cruise Credit of amount paid, valid on a new booking
~ Cancellation within 30 days prior to departure: 100% cancellation fees


Payment Terms

~ 25% deposit must be received within 7 days of booking
~ Balance payment 30 days prior to departure
~ Booking within 90 days prior to departure require full payment