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Classic Antarctica (2016-17)

Luxury Expedition Cruises: Expert-led expeditions to exotic locales, with shore excursions

Limited to 199 guests
Days: 12  |  From: $13,495

Join a world-renowned Expedition Team on new 'Le Lyrial' for a voyage to the unparalleled White Continent, which you explore for five days during the very best of the Antarctic spring and summer seasons.

A&K Advantages

  • Cruise for 10 nights aboard luxury all-balcony expedition ship 'Le Lyrial' on an exclusive A&K charter
  • Travel with A&K's renowned Expedition Team, featuring passionate scientists that include an ornithologist, marine biologist and geologist, all deeply familiar with Antarctica
  • Discover some of the world's rarest wildlife and terrain on exciting excursions led by the region's most experienced guides
  • Learn about Antarctica's environment - and efforts to conserve it - on a visit to a scientific research station
  • Gain a deep understanding of the region with enriching lectures by A&K's own award-winning experts, including authors, historians and professional photographers
  • Choose from two special A&K departures: the all-new Family New Year with dedicated children's programming (December 28); and A&K Philanthropy's Understanding Climate Change, led by noted climate expert, Dr. James McClintock (January 7)
  • Leave the details to us - this all-inclusive journey includes onboard gratuities, unlimited house drinks and all port charges on 'Le Lyrial'
  • Enjoy the convenience of A&K charter flights to and from Ushuaia

Itinerary at a Glance

Classic Antarctica

Day 1: Arrive Buenos Aires, Argentina

Day 2: Ushuaia | Gateway to Antarctica

Days 3-4: Cruising the Drake Passage | Epic Passage

Days 5-9: Antarctica | The White Continent

Days 10-11: Cruising the Drake Passage | Memorable Return

Day 12: Depart Ushuaia

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December 28, 2016- January 8, 2017 departure | NEW! Family New Year departure featuring an A&K Young Explorers Guide, with special pricing available for children 7-18. Contact A&K for details.

January 7-18, 2017 departure | Understanding Climate Change: An A&K Philanthropy departure with special guest and noted Antarctica researcher Dr. James McClintock. Contact A&K for details.

Extend Your Journey | Enhance your journey with a pre-tour extension to Iguazu Falls (4 days, from $1,595).

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