Classic Antarctica

15 Day Cruise from Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires with APT

Read reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on APT's 15 Day Classic Antarctica. Stay three nights in Buenos Aires before embarking on your cruise to the glacier-filled waters of Antarctica on a spectacular 10-night cruise aboard Le Boreal in unparalleled luxury. Travel by...read more

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Cruise Starts In
Starts In
Buenos Aires
Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Buenos Aires
Trip Budget
Budget
Premium
Small Cruise Ship
Ship Type
Small Cruise Ship
Cruise
Trip Style
Cruise
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Argentina, Antarctica
Trip Operated By:
APT
APT
337 Reviews
Trip Reviews:
5.0 out of 5
1 Reviews
Trip Code:
ISAA15

Itinerary

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1 Arrive Buenos Aires
On arrival in the Argentinian capital, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. After settling in, enjoy Welcome Drinks. Stay Three Nights: Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt
2 Buenos Aires
Enjoy a tour of Buenos Aires before visiting the city’s oldest barrio (district). Explore La Boca’s colourful houses and picturesque pedestrian street, the Caminito; drive along one of the widest avenues in the world, Avenida 9 de Julio; pass the parks, gardens and tree-lined streets of Palermo; and visit La Recoleta Cemetery. (B/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Enjoy dinner and a lively tango show.
3 Buenos Aires
Today, enjoy your Freedom of Choice Sightseeing inclusions. (B)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Head to the island town of Tigre and enjoy a cruise over the waterways of the Paraná Delta. Alternatively, explore the extraordinary history of the city’s vibrant street art culture, or take a behind the scenes soccer tour.
4 Ushuaia, Embark Ship
Fly to Ushuaia and transfer to your luxury expedition ship, Le Boréal. Be greeted by your Expedition Leader and a team of expert naturalist guides. Settle in before enjoying the Captain’s Welcome Dinner. Afterwards, head to the deck to take in the stunning scenery of the Beagle Channel. Stay 10 Nights: Le Boréal (B/D)
5 Drake Passage
Sail across the Drake Passage, one of the great travel milestones. Learn all about the adventures ahead as you participate in a range of informative, interactive and entertaining presentations on the wildlife, history and geology of Antarctica delivered by your expert Expedition Team. (B/L/D)
6 Antarctic Peninsula
Your itinerary in Antarctica becomes flexible in order to maximise your discovery of this enchanting world of ice and water. Your Captain will charter a course based on the most exciting sightseeing opportunities available and the most favourable ice and weather conditions. (B/L/D)
7 Antarctic Peninsula
Each day on your cruise, you’ll enjoy morning and afternoon Zodiac rides. Visit penguin rookeries, seal colonies, and keep an eye out for the orcas and humpback and minke whales that frequent these waters. (B/L/D)
8 Antarctic Peninsula
Head to Deception Island, an active volcano and once home to a whaling station. You may also get the opportunity to stop at the Port Lockroy scientific base. From here, you can send a postcard with a rare Antarctic stamp. (B/L/D)
9 Antarctic Peninsula
Continue to explore the wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula. (B/L/D)
10 Antarctic Peninsula
Take advantage of a flexible itinerary as you continue to explore this enchanting world of water and ice. (B/L/D)
11 Antarctic Peninsula
Learn about the history, geology and wildlife of the remarkable White Continent courtesy of your Expedition Team and enjoy Zodiac rides, keeping an eye out for the astonishing wildlife of the region. (B/L/D)
12 Antarctic Peninsula
On board your ship, share stories with fellow passengers and new-found friends. (B/L/D)
13 Drake Passage
Return across the Drake Passage towards the Argentinian city of Ushuaia. Along the way, keep an eye out for the many whales, dolphins and albatross that frequent these waters. (B/L/D)
14 Disembark Ship, Ushuaia, Buenos Aires
Today, disembark your ship in Ushuaia. Later travel to the airport for your included flight to Buenos Aires. On arrival, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. Stay: Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt (B)

Signature Experiences:
  • Take a tour of Tierra del Fuego National Park.
15 Depart Buenos Aires
Your journey ends upon arrival at Buenos Aires airport. (B)
1 Arrive Buenos Aires
On arrival in the Argentinian capital, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel. After settling in, enjoy Welcome Drinks. Stay Three Nights: Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt
2 Buenos Aires
Enjoy a tour of Buenos Aires before visiting the city's oldest barrio (district). Explore La Boca's colourful houses and picturesque pedestrian street, the Caminito; drive along one of the world's widest avenues, the Avenida 9 de Julio; pass the tree-lined streets of Palermo; and visit La Recoleta Cemetery, where Eva Peron ‘Evita' is buried. Select your Freedom of Choice dining option this evening. (B/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • This evening there are four Freedom of Choice dining options. Perhaps enjoy dinner and a tango show, learn to make empanadas during an Argentine dining experience, take part in a Craft Beer tour or dine in style at the Alvear Grill.
3 Buenos Aires
This morning after breakfast, embark on your chosen sightseeing activity for the day. This evening we'll meet for a ship briefing in anticipation of our exciting cruise. (B)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Perhaps head to the island town of Tigre and enjoy a cruise over the waterways of the Paraná Delta. Alternatively, explore the extraordinary history of the city's vibrant street art culture, discover the Parisian character of Buenos Aires' architecture, or visit an Estancia to learn about gaucho culture and enjoy a horse ride.
4 Ushuaia, Embark Ship
Fly to Ushuaia and transfer to your luxury expedition ship, Le Soléal. Be greeted by your Expedition Leader and a team of expert naturalist guides. Settle in before enjoying the Captain's Welcome Dinner. Afterwards, head to the deck to take in the stunning scenery of the Beagle Channel. Stay 10 Nights: Le Soléal (B/D)
5-6 Drake Passage
Sail across the Drake Passage, one of the great travel milestones. Learn about the adventures ahead during informative, interactive and entertaining presentations on the wildlife, history and geology of Antarctica, delivered by your expert Expedition Team. (B/L/D)
7-11 Antarctic Peninsula

On arrival in Antarctica, your itinerary becomes flexible in order to maximise your discovery of this enchanting world of ice and water. Your Captain will charter a course based on the most exciting sights and the most favourable ice and weather conditions. Each day on your cruise you'll enjoy Zodiac rides.

Visit penguin rookeries, seal colonies and keep an eye out for orca, humpback and minke whales that frequent these waters. Head to Deception Island, an active volcano and once home to a whaling station. You may also get the opportunity to stop at the Port Lockroy scientific base. From here, you can send a postcard with a rare Antarctic stamp. (B/L/D)

12-13 Drake Passage
Return across the Drake Passage. Enjoy time on board and wildlife spotting. (B/L/D)
14 Disembark Ship, Ushuaia, Buenos Aires
Today, disembark your ship in Ushuaia. Later travel to the airport for your included flight to Buenos Aires. On arrival, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel. Stay: Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt (B)

Signature Experiences:
  • Take a tour of Tierra del Fuego National Park where you can experience the rugged natural beauty of Argentina's southern tip.
15 Depart Buenos Aires
Your journey ends upon arrival at Buenos Aires airport. (B)

APT Inclusions

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Journey Highlights
  • Grab a partner and perfect your footwork learning to dance the tango – an expression of culture, lust and patriotism
  • Embark on a luxury Antarctica cruise and glide past icebergs while meeting curious wildlife
  • Enjoy exhilarating Zodiac excursions in deep blue waters near spectacular icebergs and up close to penguins and seals
Trip Inclusions
  • APT Tour Director and Expedition Team
  • Buenos Aires to Ushuaia return flights
  • Return airport transfers, porterage and tipping
Included Meals
  • A total of 34 included meals over the course of your trip
  • Complimentary beverages included all day on board your luxury expedition cruise
Accommodation
  • Discover the Antarctic Peninsula aboard Le Boréal
  • We've selected the very best hotels we know you'll love, including the Park Hyatt Hotel in Buenos Aires
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Weather and water conditions may cause changes to Antarctica cruise itinerary
  • Travel insurance is mandatory on all cruises
  • High Zodiac Activity – This tour uses Zodiacs for all excursions on the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Prices are for land/cruise and internal flights as specified only
Journey Highlights
  • Get up close to gentoo, chinstrap & Adelie perguins as they welcome you ashore.
  • Visit South America's most southern national park, Tierra del Feugo, and explore its pristine wilderness.
  • Enjoy exhilarating Zodiac excursions in deep blue waters near spectacular icebergs and up close to penguins and seals.
Trip Inclusions
  • All flights within South America
  • Freedom of Choice inclusions in Buenos Aires
  • APT Tour Director and Expedition Team
  • Transfers, tipping, porterage and port charges
Included Meals
  • Luxury dining - a total of 34 meals
  • Complimentary beverages on board your cruise
Accommodation
  • 10 nights APT charter Le Soléal
  • 4 nights at Park Hyatt Buenos Aires
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • All flights within South America are included
  • Price includes port charges and gratuities
  • Weather and water conditions may cause changes to Antarctica cruise itinerary
  • Prices are for land/cruise and internal flights as specified only

Reviews (1)

15 Day Classic Antarctica reviews from past clients of Global Journeys.

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“Brilliant, scintillating Antarctica”
- WA, Australia Jan 2018 3 Helpful Votes View Photo

Antarctica - you must visit and soon and no better than with APT and Ponant. The ship was first class, the meals delicious and plentiful and the ‘free’ bar tempting. As a small ship, the Le Lyrial catered for the varied passenger list, all of whom were easy to liaise with and share experiences.
The expedition, yes expedition and not a holiday, was challenging for some as the twice daily zodiac trips to the mainland involved a dressing up/layering against the cold...read more

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Deck Plans

Deluxe Stateroom
Deck 3

Cabin Types

Deluxe Stateroom
Deluxe Stateroom  Deluxe Stateroom Layout  
  • 243 sq ft (22.6 sq m) including private balcony
  • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
  • Deluxe Queen-size bed or twin beds
  • Shower,  French bath products with hairdryer & bath robes
  • Minibar
  • Flat screen Satellite TV
  • Desk with stationery and personal safe
  • Internet access WiFi, Video on demand, iPod players, Satellite direct line telephone
  • 24hr room service

Deck Plans

Deck 2

Cabin Types

Deluxe Stateroom
Deluxe Stateroom  Deluxe Stateroom Layout  
  • 200 sq ft / 18.5 sqm including private balcony
  • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
  • King-size bed or twin beds
  • Shower with French bath products
  • Hairdryer & Bath robes
  • Flat screen satellite TV
  • Desk with stationery, minibar and personal safe
  • Internet access WiFi, Video on demand, iPod players and satellite direct line telephone
  • 24hr room service

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Thursday 13 Feb 2020 Thursday 27 Feb 2020 16,995 per person 606 per person 16,389 per person Enquire
Thursday 13 Feb 2020 Thursday 27 Feb 2020 23,095 per person 850 solo traveller 22,245 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 04 Feb 2021 Thursday 18 Feb 2021 17,595 per person 628 per person 16,967 per person Enquire
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Cabin Upgrades

Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person.

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Le Boreal
Deluxe Stateroom  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Prestige Stateroom Deck 4 $ 2,200
Prestige Stateroom Deck 5 $ 3,700
Prestige Stateroom Deck 6 $ 4,200
Deluxe Suite $ 9,100

Note: Upgrade prices shown are per person. Upgrade prices can vary depending on the departure date & the month of travel. Your Global Journeys Travel Advisor will confirm and include the upgrade price in your quote.
Le Soleal
Deluxe Stateroom  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Prestige Stateroom Deck 4 $ 2,100
Prestige Stateroom Deck 5 $ 3,600
Prestige Stateroom Deck 5QB $ 3,600
Prestige Stateroom Deck 6 $ 4,100
Prestige Stateroom Deck 6QB $ 4,100
Deluxe Suite $ 9,000
Owners Suite $ 24,000

Note: Upgrade prices shown are per person. Upgrade prices can vary depending on the departure date & the month of travel. Your Global Journeys Travel Advisor will confirm and include the upgrade price in your quote.

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