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Antarctica. Classic Antarctica Voyage

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Buenos Aires and Ushuaia Extension

This extension dovetails with your Antarctic cruise to provide a seamless itinerary beginning and ending with your arrival in South America and the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires. 

Please note this extension is completely customizable so please ask if you would like to make changes. 

Pre-cruise:

Day 1: Arrival in Buenos Aires

Arrive this morning to Buenos Aires, one of the most atmospheric cities in South America,  Meet your local guide and discover splendid old homes of historic neighborhoods; artists and dancers of San Telmo market, the brightly painted Italian barrios of La Boca; and the Avenida 9 de Julio with its towering obelisk as much a symbol to Buenos Aires as the Eiffel Tower is to Paris. Overnight at a boutique hotel in Buenos Aires 


Day 2: Fly to Ushuaia & explore the city

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Ushuaia (flight not included). Ushuaia is known as the "End of the World" and is on the shores of the Beagle Channel. Meet a local guide for a chance to stretch your legs on a walking tour of the city. Venture through neighborhoods to the forest of the outskirts of town featuring expansive views of the harbor and city's historical seafaring landmarks. Overnight in Ushuaia town.


Day 3: Embark on your Polar Expedition

Please note: Let us know if you would like to add an additional day to explore the Tierro del Fuego National Park through hiking and canoeing or more time to explore Patagonia.


Post cruise:

Day 1: Disembark & Return to Buenos Aires

Expect to disembark in Ushuaia in the morning, concluding an incredible Polar expedition. Transfer to the airport for an afternoon flight to Buenos Aires (flight not included - must depart after 12PM). On arrival, transfer to your hotel for your final overnight in Buenos Aires.


Day 2: International Departure 

International flights are often in the evening, giving you the day to explore. Choose from a guided  half day visit to MALBA (Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires) and the Fine Arts museum, a biking tour on a beach cruiser through the botanical gardens and local parks, or a half day visit to the Tigre Delta. Transfer to the airport this evening for your departing flights.


In Buenos Aires: Legado Mitico

In Ushuaia: Fueguino Hotel

IguazĂș Falls Extension

Fly from Buenos Aires to Iguazú Falls, a place of supernatural beauty with 275 separate waterfalls located within a two-mile stretch, some plunging from a spectacular height of 260 feet. With your naturalist guide by your side, spend your days hiking miles of lush trails and learning about the rainforest’s ecosystems and resident animals – watch for butterflies, monkeys, caiman and a variety of birds, such as parrots, toucans and hummingbirds. 

 


Flights to Iguazu not included.

DAY 1: ARRIVE AT IGUAZU FALLS

Arrive in Iguazú Falls mid-morning where you’ll be met and taken to the Brazil side of the falls. Spend this afternoon on your own viewing and feeling the the falls. Walk on the extensive trail system that features numerous view points of the Falls. Overnight in nearby resort


DAY 2: FREE DAY AT IGUAZU FALLS

Today explore the tropical rain forests and multiple waterfalls of Iguazú National Park with a naturalist guide. Iguazú Falls consists of 275 separate waterfalls along a nearly two mile long fall line along the Iguazú River on the border between Argentina and Brazil. Spectacular falls plunge 260 feet in a thunderous roar of mist and rainbows among giant ferns, vines and orchids. Today will be our introduction to the rainforest ecosystem full of butterflies, monkeys, caiman, peccary, deer and abundant birdlife especially parrots, toucans, hummingbirds and guan. There are miles of trails, a train to the Devil’s Throat overlook, walkways with foot bridges, and a boat crossing to more trails, all providing strategic access for unlimited photographic viewpoints. Overnight in nearby resort


DAY 3: RETURN TO BUENOS AIRES
Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Buenos Aires. (Depending on flight times, you might have extra time to explore the falls on this day).


 Standard Iguazu accommodations: Loi Suites

Upgrade Iguazu accommodations: Melia Iguazu Resort

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