Everest High Passes

...we shouldn't finish without mentioning admiration for the endlessly busy Mr Lama. He like all World Expeditions staff we met, was very charming and knowledgable, this characteristic seems to be a requirement for employment with the company

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Classic South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula

South Georgia is without doubt an island of incomparable beauty. The northern flanks of the island comprise of a series of harbours that once sheltered large fleets of whaling ships and are now home to a staggering variety and profusion of wildlife. Combine this with time to explore the natural wonders of the Falklands, the Orkneys, the Shetlands and the spectacular Antarctic Peninsula and you have the essence of this remarkable voyage. Our time in South Georgia will be spent visiting rookeries with literally thousands of King, Macaroni and Rockhopper Penguins. We will continue the voyage to the Antarctic, visiting the South Orkney Islands enroute and attempting to land on the wild and spectacular Elephant Island. Exploring the western flanks of the Antarctic Peninsula provides a further highlight and, as with our other voyages to Antarctica we have time for regular shore excursions to walk among the many penguins and seals and visit the scientific stations.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Embark Ushuaia sail the Beagle Channel
DAYS 2/3 Cross Drake Passage
DAYS 4/7 Exploring the Antarctic Peninsula
DAY 8 Elephant island (landing is weather dependent)
DAYS 9/10 At sea towards South Georgia
DAYS 11/14 South Georgia, landings mainly along the northeast coast visits to Grytiviken (former sealing and whaling station plus Sir Ernest Shackleton grave), visiting rockhopper penguin colonies, walking Shackleton's Fortuna Bay to Stromness route and numerous other landings
DAYS 15/17 Sailing the Scotia Sea
DAY 18 Arrive in Port Stanley on the Falkland Islands and connect with a flight to Santiago or Punta Arenas where the trip concludes.

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Duration:  18 days
Activities:  Cruising Kayaking
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Next Trip:  16 January 2019
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