Antarctica in Depth with Taste of Argentina & Brazil

Combine our Antarctica in Depth cruise with one of our fully-inclusive land journeys for the ultimate experience.

22 Days
Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro
From (GBP)
£ 15,330
Dates & Pricing

2020 Buenos Aires > Rio de Janeiro

Combine our Antarctica in Depth cruise with one of our fully-inclusive land journeys for the ultimate experience.
Discover the beating heart of Brazil as you are amazed by one of the most majestic waterfalls on Earth before the feisty and brilliant city of Rio de Janeiro greets you. Explore the icy wonderland of Antarctica in all-inclusive luxury then stand atop the natural wonder that is Iguazú Falls with its hundreds of thundering waterfalls, before you explore Rio’s beach strip and take a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain to enjoy the panoramic views.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
DSA1
Duration:
22 days
Departure City:
Buenos Aires
Return City:
Rio de Janeiro

22 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - UK > Buenos Aires

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

  2. Day 2 - Buenos Aires

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

  3. Day 3 - Buenos Aires > Ushuaia

    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

  4. Day 4 - At sea

    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

  5. Day 5 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Antarctic Peninsula

    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

  7. Day 7 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy daily activities.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - At sea

    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

  13. Day 13 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Ushuaia > Buenos Aires

    Your cruise ends this morning as you disembark and fly to Buenos Aires for an overnight stay and meet your Tour Director on arrival.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  15. Day 15 - Buenos Aires > Iguazú Falls

    This morning fly to Iguazú Falls. Discover the walkways across the top of the falls on the Argentinean side to the lookout where you will see the famous ‘Devil’s Throat’ and be awed by the sheer volume of water cascading over the falls. Cross the border and enter the Brazilian National Park for your three night Special Stay. With an enviable setting inside the park gates, as a guest of the hotel you will be able to experience the sun setting over the top of the magnificent natural wonder of the falls without the general public.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Iguazú Falls

    After breakfast, enjoy a leisurely walking tour to discover the Brazilian Falls before the park gates open to the public. Be awed by the world’s largest volume waterfall as you stand on the walkway in the middle of the falls. Your day continues with an exciting jet boat adventure where you will see the base of the falls and feel the spray of water on your face. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to enjoy this pristine wilderness and the facilities of your magnificent hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Iguazú Falls

    This morning explore Parque das Aves and be amazed by the colourful array of rare birds flying in the huge aviaries.

    Soar over Iguazú Falls on an optional helicopter flight. Additional cost, please book on tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Iguazú Falls > Rio de Janeiro

    Fly to the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro. A highlight will be your three night Special Stay, set in the heart of the beach strip.

    Sundowners

    At Sugarloaf Mountain, take the cable car to the top of the peak, where you will enjoy Scenic Sundowner drinks while taking in the spectacular views of Rio and the surrounding landscape at sunset.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Rio de Janeiro

    This morning ride the cogwheel railway to the top of Corcovado Mountain to see the famous Christ the Redeemer statue. Indulge in a mouth-watering Brazilian Churrascaria experience.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  20. Day 20 - Rio de Janeiro

    Freechoice

    Discover Santa Teresa and the Selarón Steps or visit the Botanical Gardens. Alternatively enjoy a walking tour of downtown Rio.

    Enrich

    A highlight awaits at our private farewell dinner in the elegant Library where you will enjoy a delicious three-course gourmet meal.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Rio de Janeiro > UK

    Say farewell as you transfer to Rio de Janeiro airport for your overnight flight to the UK.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  22. Day 22 - Arrive UK

    Welcome home.

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