Annapurna Trek

What an absolutely wonderful time we had on the Annapurna Trek ...The WE staff and especially Dilli the tour leader were great. I canít speak highly enough of them. Dilli was very knowledgeable, helpful and nothing was too much trouble. The cook did a great job. The food was plentiful and tasty.

From the time we left home until the time we got back everything ran smoothly. Even the weather was good. I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Nepal and hope to get back there in the future...I have no hesitation in recommending WE to friends.

L Gallagher | Esperance
 
 

Antarctica Polar Circle on Ortelius

The fabled Antarctic Circle has long held fascination for adventurers and explorers. Join us as we venture towards the circle and discover a whole new world of rarely explored bays and coves - a treasure trove of exciting and remote new places, where only a few are fortunate enough to visit. With regular landings using our fleet of zodiacs we walk among the multitude of penguin rookeries and seal colonies in the vicinity of Gerlache Strait, Paradise Bay and the Lemaire Channel. Voyaging further south than most provides an added dimension to travel in this icy world, with the opportunity to cross the Antarctic Circle at 66į33' a tantalising proposition. The voyage offers those who like to explore under the sea the opportunity to dive under the ice laden waters, a never to be forgotten experience. Our voyage is timed late in the season in order to maximise the whale watching opportunities, passing through waters travelled by Humpback, Minke and Fin whales. There is no shortage of photographic possibilities or one can simply savour the natural beauty of this ice-bound land. Whether enjoying the surreal landscapes or participating in the activities on offer the wonder of the Antarctic is yours to discover. Our itinerary, longer than many trips to the Antarctic, offers ample time to explore the rich diversity of wildlife that flourishes in the sheltered bays, clustered castles of icebergs and steep glaciers that characterise the shoreline.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Ushuaia, commence voyage
DAYS 2/3 Cross Drake Passage
DAYS 4/5 Sail directly to "High Antarctica" and follow a flexible itinerary for the rest of the journey. We plan to attempt our first landing at Cuverville Island and explore Paradise bay by zodiac before taking the ship through the spectacular Lemaire Channel
DAYS 6/8 Pass through The Gullet, a narrow waterway between Adelaide Island and the Continent, close to the Antarctic circle
DAYS 9/101 Cruise north into Crystal Sound and explore Wilhelmina Bay
DAYS 12/13 Re-cross Drake Passage
DAY 14 Disembark Ushuaia where trip concludes

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Trip Code: OFT
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Duration:  14 days
Activities:  Cruising Diving
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Next Trip:  18 March 2019
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price: USD$8300 Quadruple
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Twin with Porthole US $ 10200
Twin with window US $ 10750
Twin Deluxe US $ 11500
Superior US $ 12400
Triple with Porthole US $ 9250
D Diving Option US $700

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