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Antarctica in Depth with Ecuador Highlights

25 Day
Between Buenos Aires and Quito
Galapagos
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Cruise Antarctica in truly all-inclusive luxury on board Scenic Eclipse, then discover Ecuador’s natural wonders, from the extraordinary Galápagos Islands and the mystical cloud forest reserve of Mashpi,to uncovering the secrets of its capital, the charming city of Quito.
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* From price is for a 24 November 2019 departure. For a full list of pricing and availability, please see below. All prices are per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Terms and conditions apply and we reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change.
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Day 1
Highlights: Fly to Buenos Aires

Fly from the UK overnight to Buenos Aires. Regional airports available on request.

Day 2
Buenos Aires
Highlights: Buenos Aires

Welcome to Buenos Aires, the cosmopolitan capital of Argentina. You’ll be transferred to your hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 3
Buenos Aires > Ushuaia
Highlights: Embark Scenic Eclipse

Fly from Buenos Aires to ‘the southernmost city in the world’, Ushuaia, where your crew will warmly greet you as you board Scenic Eclipse. Settle into your beautifully appointed suite and acquaint yourself with the luxurious facilities of your Discovery Yacht. Toast to the start of your voyage at the welcome cocktail reception, hosted by the captain who will introduce your expert Discovery Leaders and their team. Set sail and cruise through the Beagle Channel, admiring the dramatic views of the Andes of Tierra del Fuego from the comfort of your private verandah.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4
At sea
Highlights: Cross the Drake Passage

Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort as you cruise towards the Antarctic Peninsula. An entertaining presentation by the Discovery Team in the state-of-the-art theatre will excite you for what’s to come, or relax in your suite and watch the live streaming on your TV. Your palate will be delighted as you explore the extensive range of dining options, or a butler will serve you as you dine in-suite. The first sightings of icebergs and snow-capped mountains signal that you have reached the Antarctic Peninsula.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
At sea
Highlights: Cross the Drake Passage

A day at sea.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Antarctic Peninsula
Highlights: Scenic Discovery excursions

Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, a host of choices are now open and, depending on the ice and weather conditions, the Antarctic Peninsula is yours to explore. Our experienced Discovery Team Leaders, who have made countless journeys to Antarctica, will use their expertise to design your voyage from day to day, making the most of 18–20 hours of daylight.

Discovery: You will partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions. Cruise on the Zodiacs around ice formations, step onto islands to view vast penguin rookeries and seals. Kayak around icebergs, hear the ice cracking and feeding whales blow.

Your expert Captain and crew will navigate some of the most beautiful waterways which may include traversing the stunning 11-kilometre-long Lemaire Channel where steep cliffs hem in the iceberg-filled passage just 700 metres wide at its narrowest point. Sail close to blue-tinged icebergs and there may be the chance to visit a working scientific base and discuss life in these harsh conditions with the staff. In late February and March, if conditions are favourable, there may be the opportunity to cross the Antarctic Circle at latitude 66°33’ South.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Antarctic Peninsula
Highlights: Scenic Discovery excursions

Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8
Antarctic Peninsula
Highlights: Scenic Discovery excursions

Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9
Antarctic Peninsula
Highlights: Scenic Discovery excursions

Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10
Antarctic Peninsula
Highlights: Scenic Discovery excursions

Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11
Antarctic Peninsula
Highlights: Scenic Discovery excursions

Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12
At sea
Highlights: Relax on board

Farewell your adventure in the icy lands and set sail heading north to the continent of South America. Take the opportunity for a last presentation by the Discovery Team and share memories of your experiences with new-found friends.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 13
At sea
Highlights: Relax on board

A day at sea.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 14
Ushuaia > Buenos Aires

Disembark and fly to Buenos Aires for an overnight stay.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 15
Buenos Aires > Guayaquil

Fly to Guayaquil, the gateway to the Galápagos Islands for an overnight Special Stay. Join your Tour Director for dinner this evening.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 16
Guayaquil > Galápagos Islands

Fly to the Galápagos Islands. Settle into your air-conditioned stateroom with large picture windows on board the stylish Santa Cruz II, your home for the next four nights. Over the coming days on a range of shore excursions you will see a rich variety of landscapes, fearless marine and land animals, and colourful birdlife, all still relatively untouched by man. This afternoon join your expert guide for your first excursion to the islands.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 17
Galápagos Islands

Each day a new discovery awaits as you search for the ‘Big 15’, the most exceptional and captivating wildlife of the archipelago. You’ll take morning and afternoon small group excursions by Zodiac onto different islands for walking tours led by your expert naturalist guides and enjoy opportunities to snorkel and even kayak. Depending on the season you’ll witness different species of birds including the unusual blue-footed boobies. Enjoy close encounters with the inquisitive Galápagos sea lion and discover the slow-moving Galápagos giant tortoise.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 18
Galápagos Islands

Continue exploring the Galápagos Islands.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 19
Galápagos Islands

Continue exploring the Galápagos Islands.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 20
Galápagos Islands > Quito

Bid a fond farewell to the crew and take away memories of an amazing experience as you disembark and fly to Quito for an overnight stay.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 21
Quito > Mashpi Lodge

Travel to Mashpi Reserve on the outskirts of the city to the impressive Mashpi Lodge for your two night Special Stay. Set in the heart of the Chocó Bio Region this boutique lodge is a luxury hideaway surrounded by lush cloud forest filled with mountains, waterfalls, plants, orchids and hundreds of endemic birds and butterflies. The resident naturalists will help you plan your days in the reserve. See the diversity of flora and fauna on your guided nature walks through the forest to hidden waterfalls, take nocturnal hikes and enjoy visiting local communities for a fascinating insight into their lifestyle. An aerial tram affords excellent access to the impressive forest canopy.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 22
Mashpi Lodge

Continue exploring Mashpi Lodge.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 23
Mashpi Lodge > Quito

Spend the morning at leisure or enjoy a final excursion before returning to Quito for an overnight stay. Join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner this evening.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 24
Quito > UK

Say farewell as you transfer to Quito airport for your overnight flight to the UK.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 25
Arrive UK

Welcome home.

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