Day 1 : Santiago
Fly to Santiago.
Day 2 : Santiago
Morning arrival. Transfer to the Hotel Plaza San Francisco or similar for 1 night. Afternoon at leisure or take an optional city tour.
Day 3 : Punta Arenas
Fly from Santiago to Punta Arenas where you will be met and transferred to Hotel Cabo de Hornos or similar for 1 night. In the afternoon there will be a cruise briefing followed by a welcome dinner. (B, D)
Day 4 : King George Island
Morning flight to King George Island followed by a tour of the area where the Frei Chilean Base and the Bellingshausen Russian Base are located. This afternoon, board your expedition vessel. (B, L, D)
Days 5-7 : Antarctica
Sail between ice-filled fjords and spectacular icebergs. Sea birds, penguins, seals and whales are often sighted during the daily landings and cruises in the Zodiac boats. Cruise between the South Shetland Islands and the western coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. This journey visits some magnificent spots that may include Livingston Island, Port Lockroy, Petermann Island, Paradise Bay, Cuverville and Deception Islands, and crosses the Lemaire Channel.
The itinerary will be planned to take advantage of local ice and weather conditions, as well as wildlife sightings. (B, L, D)
Day 8 : Punta Arenas
Return to King George Island and disembark at the Frei Chilean Base. Fly to Punta Arenas and transfer to your hotel for 1 night. (B)
Day 9 : Santiago
Fly to Santiago for an overnight stay. (B)
Alternatively, extend your holiday further in Patagonia with a visit to the Torres del Paine National Park.
Day 10 : Departure
Fly to your next destination.
As per itinerary :- B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner.