Beyond the Polar Circle with National Geographic
The French cruise company Ponant proposes to make a 17-day journey with the thermical line of the Antarctic Circle. A polar expedition cruise for the most adventurous travelers will allow you to visit untouched places, the wild beauty of which will enchant you at first sight. Take a real adventure along with the steep Ponant, going through thirty-foot swells and ultrafast winds and frigid temperatures that can freeze a passage only hours after a ship has sailed through it.
And so, what awaits you on a cruise: After boarding your ship in Ushuaia, you will set sail for the Falkland Islands, Which wild beauty is sure to captivate you. You will then make your way to South Georgia. This subantarctic region is formed by an underwater mountain chain is home to a diverse and wild fauna. King penguins, fur seals and elephant seals are its most emblematic representatives. Before crossing the Antarctic Circle, the highlight of your cruise, you will be dazzled by your stops in the Antarctic Peninsula, realm of the unexpected. Weather and ice conditions permitting, the White Continent, an extreme environment, where nature reigns supreme, will reveal to you its most beautiful secrets through the numerous discoveries.
Despite the fact that the ship on which travelers will go on a voyage is a real fortified Arctic liner, its interior meets all the requirements for a truly luxurious holiday: an excellent interior and attentive staff, real French cuisine and the highest level of comfort will make your adventure comfortable and luxurious.
«We are privileged guests in these extreme lands where we are at the mercy of weather and ice conditions. Landings on certain sites and the observation of certain wildlife cannot be guaranteed. They vary from day to day, making each PONANT cruise a unique experience. The Captain and the Expedition Leader will make every effort to ensure that your experience is as rich as possible, while complying with the safety rules and instructions imposed by the IAATO.» - the company's website says
The cost of the tour starts from € 14,630 for superior stateroom.
Cruise Antarctica begins on January 15, 2020 in Ushuaya and ends on January 31, 2020