Journey to the Antarctic Peninsula

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Day 1

Ushuaia:
Arrive in Ushuaia at any time. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the world's most southerly city.

Ushuaia - Drake Passage:
Enjoy a free morning in the world's most southerly city, Ushuaia. Do any last minute shopping or explore the town or the surrounding countryside. Embarkation on the MS Expedition begins in the afternoon at the port in Ushuaia. Enjoy the evening sailing through the Beagle Channel.

Meal Plan:
Breakfast and dinner.

Drake Passage - South Shetland Islands:
The adventure begins with an 800km (497 mi) crossing of the passage named in honour of 16th-century English sea captain and privateer Sir Francis Drake. The ship is at home in this part of the Southern Ocean. Take in daily lectures from the expedition team, and keep an eye out for your first sightings of icebergs, whales, and albatross following in the Expedition's wake.

Meal Plan:
Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

South Shetland Islands - Drake Passage:
Spend eight full days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands and navigating into the lesser visited eastern side of the peninsula known as the Weddell Sea. The less-visited eastern side, is as stunning as it is remote; this is where Ernest Shackleton's ship Endurance came to her end (and where your polar adventure begins).

Meal Plan:
Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Drake Passage - Ushuaia:
Begin the northbound journey to the home port of Ushuaia. Review the highlights of the Antarctic experience with the lecturers and staff, and keep your eyes open on the observation deck for some last-minute whale sightings.

Meal Plan:
Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Ushuaia:
Disembark the Expedition after breakfast.

Meal Plan:
Breakfast