From Chile to the Antarctic Peninsula

17 November - 28 November 2017

Duration

11 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

12 Ports

Ship

Le Boreal of Ponant

17 November

Setting sail from Santiago

Chile's cosmopolitan capital is a smart, sophisticated place, where life plays out against the stunning backdrop of the snow-capped Andean mountains. Santiago's moneyed elite congregate in the upmarket districts of the barrio alto, while the Centro buzzes with commerce and culture, home to museums, theatres and shopping malls. It's a leafy and eminently liveable city, in spite of the fact that more than a third of the population of Chile lives in Santiago. The city continues to grow outwards and upwards, its skyline crowned by the Costanera Centre, South America's tallest building, but an excellent metro system makes it easy to get around, and there are several lovely parks that afford plenty of breathing space.

Our tip

Get around using the reliable metro system. At night taxis are cheap and reliable, but make sure you have the address written down if you don’t speak Spanish.

17 November

Chile: Punta Arenas

18 November

Chile: Glacier Alley

19-21 November

At sea

22 November

Antarctica: Port Lockroy

22 November

Antarctica: Neko Harbour

23 November

Antarctica: Pléneau Island

23 November

Antarctica: Paradise Harbour

24 November

Antarctica: Antarctica

25 November

Antarctica: Deception Island

25 November

Antarctica: Half Moon Island

26-27 November

At sea

28 November

Argentina: Ushuaia

28 November

Arriving in Buenos Aires

The streets of Buenos Aires are redolent of a grand old European capital, lined with elegant architecture that wouldn't look out of place in Madrid or Paris. There is also plenty of Latin passion on display: Argentina is the home of tango, that most electrifying of dances, and the central Plaza de Mayo has played host to countless revolutions and rallies over the years. Food is an important part of life here, and carnivores shouldn't pass up the opportunity to try the world's finest beef at one of the many steakhouses, known as parrillas. Other attractions include the beautiful Recoleta cemetery, the grand Teatro Colón and the colourful, arty district of La Boca.

Don't miss

An evening dinner and tango show, a must-see in the home of this passionate dance.

The Ship

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The Aubrey, Santiago

Where to stay in Santiago

We really like The Aubrey, a privately owned boutique hotel in Bellavista.

Valley of the Moon, Atacama Desert, Chile

See more of Chile

If you can take some extra time, don’t miss the Atacama Desert – fly to San Pedro and plan a visit of two to three days if you are able.

Alvear Art Hotel, Buenos Aires

Where to stay in Buenos Aires

Just steps away from the elegant Santa Fe Avenue and famous Florida Street, we love the Alvear Art Hotel.

Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires

Explore Buenos Aires

Take a private city tour to see all the highlights including the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Cabildo, colourful La Boca, the Colon Theatre and the Recoleta cemetery, resting place of Evita.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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