25 Nights South Georgia with Taste of Argentina & Brazil

$29,995.00Price

A feast for the senses awaits on this epic journey across land and sea. Be amazed by the power of the thundering falls of Iguazú while the stunning beaches, colourful streets and vibrant culture of Brazil’s foremost city, Rio de Janeiro is a delight to explore.

 

Explore the icy wonderlands of South Georgia and Antarctica and the intriguing Falkland Islands in all-inclusive luxury on board Scenic Eclipse. Then discover the highlights of Brazil and Argentina’s Iguazú Falls for a relaxing three night Special Stay in the iconic Belmond das Cataratas Hotel. Located inside the national park, just a short stroll from the sensational waterfalls, you’ll enjoy exclusive access to this magnificent wonder in the evening and at dawn, when the park is closed to other visitors. In the feisty city of Rio de Janeiro spend three nights soaking up the atmosphere of this vibrant city staying at the elegant Belmond Copacabana Palace which has been welcoming the rich and famous, since 1923.

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Departure Date

Day 1 - Buenos Aires, Argentina > Ushuaia

Fly to Ushuaia where you will be warmly greeted by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse and settle into your elegant suite. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 3am.

 

Meals Included: Dinner

 

Day 2 - At sea

Settle into shipboard life as you cruise towards the Antarctic Peninsula.

 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 3 - At Sea

A day at sea.

 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 4 - 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

 

Day 5 - 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

 

Day 6 - 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

 

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

 

Day 8 - Elephant Island

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

 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 9 - At Sea

Cruise towards South Georgia.

 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 10 - 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

 

Day 11 - 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

 

Day 12 - South Georgia

Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 13 - South Georgia

Take discovery excursions dependent on ice and weather conditions.

 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 14 - At Sea

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

 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 15 - 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

 

Day 16 - Falkland Islands

Continue exploring the Falkland Islands.

 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 17 - 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

 

Day 18 - At sea

A day at sea.

 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 19 - Buenos Aires

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

 

Meals Included: Breakfast

 

Day 20 - 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

 

Day 21 - 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

 

Day 22 - 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

 

Day 23 - 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

 

Day 24 - 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

 

Day 25 - 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

 

Day 26 - Rio de Janeiro

Say farewell as you transfer to Rio de Janeiro airport taking a lifetime of wonderful memories with you.

 

Meals Included: Breakfast

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