Exploring iceberg off the coast of Antarctica

Antarctica Tour: Exploring the Seventh Continent

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Antarctica, Chile

Places Visited

Punta Arenas, King George Island, Antarctica

Suggested Duration

11 Days

Experience the spectacles of the Seventh Continent during your custom-tailored 11-day Antarctica tour. Soar over the Drake Passage on a picturesque flight and travel between the South Shetland Islands on a zodiac boat. Imagine yourself in the shoes of 19th-century explorers in search of elephant seals, sea lions, and an abundance of penguins. From unlikely geothermal activity to trekking between secluded national research stations, Antarctica's isolated shores will touch you.

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Trip Highlights

  • Venture to the depths of the coldest, windiest, and driest continent, Antarctica, on a tour via air and sea
  • Witness the geothermal activity of Deception Island, home to unique lunar landscapes, thermal pockets, and areas of warmth in the Antarctic waters
  • Discover captivating penguin colonies across the South Shetland Islands where chinstrap, gentoo, macaroni, and adélie penguins live and nest
  • Traverse the South Shetland Islands’ tallest island, home to the nearly 1,770-foot-tall Mount Pond and remarkable avifauna
  • Learn the fantastical facts about the ways 350 different types of mosses and lichens survive in the freezing temperatures and darkness on Elephant Island
  • Visit the international research bases on King George Island, where a portion of the 75 year-round and summer research bases reside
  • Travel to a variety of islands on a zodiac boat to reach the diverse shorelines in search of marine life, like elephant seals, whales, penguins, and seabirds
  • Enjoy an unforgettable flight over Patagonia and the famous waters of the Drake Passage in a BAE 146 jet

Starting Price

$17,155 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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