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A 22-day itinerary to explore the most remote place on Earth! In this expedition, you will not only set sail to the Falklands’ natural beauty and fascinating wildlife in South Georgia but also head towards the Great White Continent and discover the hypnotising sights of the South Shetlands and Antarctic Peninsula.

Highlights

  • Visit the vibrant city of Montevideo, capital of Uruguay
  • Discover the pristine scenery of the Falkland Islands
  • Admire fascinating wildlife like the vast colony of King penguins in South Georgia
  • Land on the remarkable landscapes in the South Shetlands
  • Discover the mesmerising sights of the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Disembark in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world

Quick Itinerary

Day 1: Montevideo
Day 2: Montevideo – South Atlantic Ocean
Day 3-5: South Atlantic Ocean – Falkland Islands
Day 6-7: Falkland Islands – Southern Ocean
Day 8-9: Southern Ocean – South Georgia
Day 10-13: South Georgia – Scotia Sea
Day 14-15: South Shetland Islands – Antarctica
Day 16-19: South Shetland Islands – Drake Passage
Day 20-21: Drake Passage – Ushuaia
Day 22: Ushuaia

Day 1: Montevideo
You will arrive at Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay where nearly half of its population live in. You can arrive at any time and enjoy the sights of Montevideo’s vibrant and rich city.

Day 2: Montevideo – South Atlantic Ocean
You will embark on the G Expedition in the afternoon at the port of Montevideo and get ready for the adventure of your life!

Day 3-5: South Atlantic Ocean – Falkland Islands
The ship will set sail towards the Falkland Islands. On your way, make sure to take advantage of lectures, educational sessions as well as the different facilities.

Day 6-7: Falkland Islands – Southern Ocean
You will arrive at the Falkland Islands and admire the pristine scenery of the southern islands. The region has the largest colony of black-browed albatross and benefits from biological diversity, so make sure to capture the moment. Stanley, the capital of the Falklands, is filled with colourful houses and friendly inhabitants. Its small size makes it easy to explore on foot.

Day 8-9: Southern Ocean – South Georgia
Your next destination will be South Georgia. On your way, make sure to take advantage of lectures, educational sessions as well as the different facilities. Be on the lookout as you will have the opportunity to see whales in these waters.

Day 10-13: South Georgia – Scotia Sea
South Georgia reveals a huge colony of King penguins, a major highlight in the journey. The island is also home to more than half of the southern elephant seals in the world. Many interesting sites such as the grave of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton or some of South Georgia’s whaling stations. You will be able o set foot and explore the island during those days.

Day 14-15: South Shetland Islands – Antarctica
You will navigate to the Antarctic Peninsula by crossing the Scotia sea, retracing Shackleton's route backwards.

Day 16-19: South Shetland Islands – Drake Passage
The Captain and Expedition Leader will take you to the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula over the coming days, based on local weather and ice conditions.  You will be able to set foot on this uninhabited continent and observe the wildlife and outstanding views. Keep watch for penguins (Gentoo, Chinstrap, Adélie penguins), along with whales and the leopard seal, distinguished by its black-spotted coat. Weather permitting, you will attempt 2 shore landings per day with your expert expedition guides. The experience will be majestic and unreal as if you were landing on a different planet!

Day 20-21: Drake Passage – Ushuaia
You will head out to the busy port of Ushuaia and review with the lecturers and staff the highlights of the voyage. You also might encounter some whales and rare species of bird on your return.

Day 22: Ushuaia
Enjoy a final breakfast on the ship before disembarking at the port of Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. You can either decide to fly back home or spend extra days in this beautiful location and visit places like Tierra del Fuego National Park.

G Expedition

Rating
4
Standard
Comfort
Capacity
134

With a maximum of 134 passengers, the G Expedition provides an intimate, small-ship cruising experience with a focus on exploration. The ship was completely refurbished in 2009 and has been converted into a perfect polar explorer with an ice-strengthened hull,  stabilisers , large observation decks and a fleet of zodiacs ready to get you onto the ice. It also features a heated mudroom which ensures extra comfort when preparing for your excursions.

G Expedition from 22nd October 2019 to 12th November 2019

Category 1A: unavailable
Category 1: £8,799.00
Category 2: unavailable
Category 3: £10,399.00
Category 4: £11,399.00
Category 5: unavailable

G Expedition from 21st October 2020 to 11th November 2020

Category 1A: £8,199.00
Category 1: £9,299.00
Category 2: £10,499.00
Category 3: £10,449.00
Category 4: £11,399.00
Category 5: £12,349.00


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