Antarctica & Patagonia: Legendary Ice & Epic Fjords

National Geographic | Lindblad Expeditions
From
$18,645USD
p.p. in a Shared Cabin, Excludes Flights
Duration 18 days - 17 nights
Departure Santaigo, Chile
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Voyage along the southernmost realms of the planet are places of unimaginable beauty on this National Geographic Antarctica & Patagonia: Legendary Ice & Epic Fjords Humpback whales breach and penguins gather by the thousands. Icebergs shimmer and sapphire-hued fjords harbor snowcapped peaks and virgin forests. Climb aboard an odyssey that combines the celebrated wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula, southern Patagonia, and the Chilean fjords—all in a single epic voyage.

Follow in the wake of legendary explorers like Ernest Shackleton and Ferdinand Magellan to encounter otherworldly icescapes and calving glaciers, remote reserves and pristine parks, and the incredible creatures that thrive at the edge of the world. Navigate Chile’s coastal fjords and explore spectacular Glacier Alley, where monumental glaciers calve into the sea. Hike among the snowcapped “horns” of Torres del Paine National Park before seeking out Antarctica’s iconic wildlife—including penguins, seals, and killer whales.

This expedition is with National Geographic and Lindblad expeditions on board the comfortable Explorer or the brand new luxury Endurance or Resolution. Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic have joined forces to further inspire the world through expedition travel. This collaboration in exploration, research, technology, and conservation provides extraordinary travel experiences and disseminates geographic knowledge around the globe. Thanks to this alliance, you can sail aboard the National Geographic fleet to the planet’s most extraordinary places in the company of world-renowned scientists, naturalists, educators, and researchers, and explore stunning natural environments alongside skilled specialists using state-of-the-art exploration tools.

Unsure if this Antarctica & Patagonia: Legendary Ice & Epic Fjords itinerary is right for you? Review our Antarctica destination overview for full details on seasonality, routes, ship selection, pricing, expedition inclusions and how North South Voyages can help make your Antarctica dream become reality.

Departures

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Overview

Day 1
Flight arriving into Santaigo
Private Group Transfer from Airport to Hotel
Overnight Santaigo
Day 2
Fly to Punta Arenas and embark expedition
Day 3
Tierra del Fuego: Karukinka Natural Park & Ainsworth Bay
Day 4
Francisco Coloane Marine Park
Day 5 - 6
Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine Park & Kirke Narrows
Day 7 - 8
Exploring the Chilean Fjords
Day 9
At Sea: Crossing the Drake Passage
Day 10 - 15
Exploring Antarctica
Day 16 - 17
At Sea: Crossing the Drake Passage
Day 18
Disembark Ushuaia
Fly to Buenos Aires or Santiago

Itinerary

Included

  • National Geographic photographer and specialists on board
  • B&H on loan camera equipment store
  • Hotels ashore as indicated in itinerary
  • Meals on land, as indicated in itinerary
  • All beverages including alcohol
  • 24-hour coffee, cappuccinos, lattes, filtered water and soda on demand
  • Sightseeing & entrance fees
  • Special access permits, park fees, port taxes
  • Transfers to and from group flights as per itinerary
  • The expertise of our expedition staff including presentations and guest speakers in the lounge
  • All on shore excursions
  • Zodiac & kayak explorations
  • Crew gratuities
  • Fitness centre and a fully stocked library, and other gracious public spaces
  • The services of a physician
  • Expedition Parka
  • Use of boots for expedition shore excursions

Not Included

  • International or domestic flights, unless specified
  • Additional hotel nights
  • Private transfers
  • Travel Insurance
  • Passport, visa, and immigration fees
  • Spa treatments
  • Laundry, internet and phone services
  • Gift shop items and any other items of personal nature

*Note that we will quote flights for you when provided with your desired travel dates. Costs will vary depending on your travel dates.