10 Day Buenos Aires to Antarctica Tour
Day 1 - Arrival in Buenos Aires
You will be met at the airport by your SA Expeditions guide and taken to your Buenos Aires hotel.
Day 2 – Private Half Day Buenos Aires City Tour
After breakfast you’ll head out on a Buenos Aires city tour during which you’ll explore the districts of San Telmo, La Boca, Recoleta, Puerto Madero, the city center, and the main plaza. The tour will end in the Recoleta Cemetery where you’ll have the chance to stay and explore further independently or continue back to your hotel.
Day 3 - Free Day, Dinner & Tango Show
Your day will be free, giving you time to explore independently. The main districts in Buenos Aires are pedestrian friendly and the city’s subways are efficient and easy to use. In the evening, you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to one of Buenos Aires’s best tango houses for an authentic Porteno evening of dinner, music, and dancing.
Day 4 - Buenos Aires to Ushuaia
In the morning transfer from the airport for your flight to Ushuaia. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your comfortable hotel to relax in preparation for your Antarctica adventure!
Day 5 - Antarctica Adventure
In the morning you will board the Ocean Nova ship and sail along the Beagle Channel towards Puerto Williams, Chile, the southernmost town in the world. Here you’ll explore before setting sail to Cape Horn.
Day 6 - Antarctica Adventure
Wake to a legendary view of Cape Horn and if weather permits, you’ll board a zodiac boat to step foot on this famous and rarely visited island. Next you’ll set sail towards Antarctica and cross the famous passage named in honor of Sir Francis Drake, the great 16th century explorer.
Day 7 - Antarctica Adventure
In route to King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands, you’ll enjoy stunning scenery from the glass-enclosed lounge with expert guides and engaging lectures.
Day 8 - Antarctica Adventure
After crossing the Antarctic Convergence, you’ll start to spot the first icebergs and Antarctic polar landscapes in the company of sea birds, penguins, seals and whales. You’ll board the zodiac boats to visit a penguin colony and explore well into the evening taking advantage of the endless Antarctic daylight.
Day 9 - Antarctica Adventure
Today you’ll return to King George Island and board your flight back to Punta Arenas, where you will be transferred to your hotel for the evening.
Day 10 - Punta Arenas to Santiago
Today you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Santiago and connection to your international flight home.
Spend this South America vacation at Argentina's tango-loving capital city, Buenos Aires. Then head to Antarctica, one of the coldest, windiest, driest places on the planet.
3 nights in Buenos Aires, 1 night in Ushuaia, 4 nights aboard the Ocean Nova Ship, 1 night in Punta Arenas
- A tantalizing tango show in the heart of Buenos Aires
- Cross the famous Drake passage named in honor of the great 16th century explorer
- Observe icebergs and Antarctic polar landscapes in the company of sea birds, penguins, seals and whales
10 Day Tour from $6,990 per person
- 5 nights in our preferred properties hand selected for comfort, convenience and quality
- 4 nights aboard an all-inclusive Antarctica cruise with nature excursions, transfers, and all meals included
- Privately guided tours with your own personal guide and driver (outside Antarctica)
- All private airport transfers with English speaking assistance (outside Antarctica)
- All required entrance fees
- All breakfasts
- 24hr support
- All taxes
How to Visit Antarctica
Antarctica is the fifth largest and Southern most continent, overlying the "South Pole". It is governed by the 1958 Antarctic treaty, though several countries have laid claim to various portions it. This treaty establishes the continent as a peaceful and cooperative international research zone. Being so harsh and remote, it has scarcely been touched by humans, boasts breathtaking scenery, and just a scattering of scientific bases and a "permanent" population of scientists numbering only a few thousand.
11 Day Santiago to Antarctica Tour
3 nights in Santiago, 2 nights in Punta Arenas, 5 nights aboard the Ocean Nova Ship
Spend this South America vacation in Chile’s historic yet cosmopolitan capital city, Santiago. Continue to Antarctica, one of the harshest and most strikingly beautiful places on earth.