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Overnight experience in Chilean Antártica

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Day 1: Arrival to Punta Arenas Airport - Four consecutive nights in hotel, in preparation for the Antarctic journey

Stop At: Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport, Aeropuerto Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, KM 20,5 - RN9 Norte, Punta Arenas, Región de Magallanes y de la Antártica Chilena, Chile
You should arrive to Pta. Arenas 2 or 3 days before the day of the trip. We will provide the transfer from the airport to the hotel.

The experience includes 4 nights of accommodation, based in the double room at Cabo de Hornos hotel or similar, with half board included per person, this is contemplated in case there are bad weather conditions and the departure day has to be postponed. If you wish to request a Single room you have to pay a supplement.

At the front desk, you will receive an envelope with all the instructions to participate in the Antarctic briefing which is in our offices. You will have the chance to share with the other participants of this tour, will be received by our host, everything accompanied by a welcome cocktail.

The arrival in Punta Arenas, the day before of the trip, must be NO LATER THAN 5 pm in order to be part of the briefing. Passengers that not participate in this briefing will not be allowed to fly.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Half board included
Accommodation included: Cabo de Hornos hotel or similar

Day 2: Full-day experience at Chilean Artartica

Stop At: King George Island, King George Island
A transfer will pick you up from hotel to Punta Arenas airport to board DAP flight with destionation to King George Island (Antarctica). At your arrival you will be welcomed by our Antarctic tour guide who will take you on a tour visiting different areas of the island like Villa las Estrellas (first settlement inhabited by civilians), Orthodox Russian Church at Bellingshausen station, navigation on a zodiac boat to Ardley Island to visit some penguin colonies (Gentoo, Chinstrap, Adelie).

After the activities of the full day, passengers will be taken to the Ice Camp based, near to Colins glacier, located about 5 kms (6 miles) from the runway. This ice camp includes a thermic tent (module) as a dining room for the entire group, one special tent as a basic expedition toilette and three different small thermic tents for two people each one, to spend the night.

Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: All the meals and beverages are included during the development of the program.
• Lunch: All the meals and beverages are included during the development of the program.
• Dinner: All the meals and beverages are included during the development of the program.
Accommodation included: Camp Base - small thermic tent for two people

Day 3: “Elefanteras” - Chinese station “Great Wall” - and more

Stop At: King George Island, King George Island
You will have a walk to the "Elefanteras" (sea elephant colony), a visit to the Chinese Station "Great Wall" and depending on the weather conditions it is also posible to visit other tourist attractions before returning to Punta Arenas and taking the flight back, where a transfer will be waiting for you.
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We recommend arriving at Punta Arenas one or two days before due to weather issues

It is mandatory to arrive no later than 5pm the day before the trip in order to be part of the briefing.


Ports
Punta Arenas Airport
Duration
3 days
Inclusions
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Lunch or a snack during the expedition depending on the place and time of arrival
  • Half board included per person during the four consecutive nights in hotel
  • DAP Plane tickets
  • Insurance of civil liability covers all passengers against risks while they are on the airplane
  • Insurance of civil liability covers all passengers when boarding or disembarking via the stairs
  • Special jacket and a pair of boots for the tour in case you do not have the adequate equipment
  • Entry/Admission - Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport
  • Entry/Admission - King George Island
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Insurance to cover civil liability derived from any injuries or illnesses while being outside plane
  • Appropiate gloves, shoes, waterproof jackets, hat and scarf
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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