South Georgia with Taste of Argentina & Brazil

29 Days
Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro
From (GBP)
£ 21,265
Dates & Pricing

2020 Buenos Aires > Rio de Janeiro

Tour Map
Tour Code:
DSA3
Duration:
29 days
Departure City:
Buenos Aires
Return City:
Rio de Janeiro

29 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. You’ll be transferred to your hotel for your overnight stay.

  3. Day 3 - Buenos Aires > Ushuaia

    Your journey into wonder begins as you fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia where you will be warmly greeted by your crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Settle into your beautifully appointed suite and acquaint yourself with all the facilities of your luxurious Discovery Yacht. Toast to the start of your voyage at the welcome cocktail reception hosted by your 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

    Settle into shipboard life as you cruise towards 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, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible based on the conditions. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will carefully plan each day’s activities.

     

    Discovery

    Partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions and cruise on the Zodiacs or kayaks around ice formations and step onshore to view penguin rookeries.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Antarctic Peninsula

    Cruise the Antarctica Peninsula enjoy a range of daily activities and discovery excursions depending on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Elephant Island

    Elephant Island is where Shackleton’s men wintered beneath their upturned boats.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - At Sea

    Cruise towards South Georgia.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - South Georgia

    Once again, due to the nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible based on the conditions.

    Discovery

    On your Scenic Discovery excursions, be in awe of the majesty of nature as you step onto beaches surrounded by thousands of king penguins and encounter enormous southern elephant seals and countless fur seals. In Grytviken, a former whaling station, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the resting place of Ernest Shackleton.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - South Georgia

    Take discovery excursions led by the Discovery team offer unique insights into the environment, wildlife and history dependent on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - South Georgia

    Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - South Georgia

    Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - At Sea

    Cross the Scotia Sea, escorted by whales, dolphins and seabirds.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Falkland Islands

    The Falkland Islands are a unique archipelago teeming with wildlife and nature intertwined with an intriguing history and culture. Saunders Island is where you can see the gentoo, Magellanic and rockhopper penguins on white sandy beaches.

    Discovery

    Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak and nature walks.

    Discover the picturesque capital of the Falklands, Stanley, and get to know the friendly locals who are proud of their history and heritage which you will uncover at the museum.

    Freechoice

    Take a walking tour of the small capital or on a Battlefields tour visit the key sites of the conflict.

    Discovery

    Scenic Discovery excursion at Gypsy Cove, walk the wildlife trail and see the Magellanic penguin colony.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Falkland Islands

    Continue exploring the Falkland Islands.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - At sea

    Farewell your adventure in the icy lands and set sail heading north to the continent of South America.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Buenos Aires

    Your cruise ends this morning as you farewell the crew and disembark in Buenos Aires for an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  22. Day 22 - 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

  23. Day 23 - 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

  24. Day 24 - 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

  25. Day 25 - 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  26. Day 26 - Rio de Janeiro

    Enrich

    This morning is a memory to treasure as you watch the sunrise across Rio from the base of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue with exclusive access before the park gates open to the public.

    Afterward, at Sugarloaf Mountain, the cable car ride takes you to the top of the peak for sweeping panoramic views. From there, continue your ascent to the apex of the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain on one of the world’s oldest cable cars. Along the way to the summit, take in the spectacular views of Rio and the surrounding landscape.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  27. Day 27 - Rio de Janeiro

    Freechoice

    Discover Santa Teresa and the Selarón Steps or visit the favelas (shanty towns) to see the day to day lifestyle. 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

  28. Day 28 - Rio de Janeiro > UK

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  29. Day 29 - Arrive UK

    Welcome home.

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