Chilean Fjords & Patagonia

14 days / 13 nights
    Outbound domestic flight included
    Chilean Fjords & Patagonia
    Flight Buenos Aires / Ushuaia + visit or time at leisure + transfers

    Cruise Latin America

    from 4 March 2019 to 17 March 2019
    14 days / 13 nights

    Departure Port : Ushuaia
    Arrival Port : Valparaiso

    Ship : LE BOREAL

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    PONANT invites you to enjoy an unforgettable experience along the Pacific coast of South America, which offers contrasting landscapes and still-unspoiled lands. In Ushuaia, the world’s southernmost city, you will board the Le Boréal for a 14-day cruise in Patagonia to Valparaiso in Chile.  

    Your cruise begins with 5 days and 4 nights of luxury expedition, first rounding the famous Cape Horn and sailing along the Beagle Channel, then crossing the Strait of Magellan, which separates Tierra del Fuego from South America. Then you will sail in the Chilean fjords, those torturous fjords where majestic glaciers seem to meet the ocean.  

    From Puerto Natales, you will be able to discover the Torres del Paine National Park. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is one of the most beautiful places on Earth.

    Le Boréal will then head to Tortel. This faraway village boasts unmatched architecture: stilt houses, wooden walkways, endless stairways…

    You will be captivated at Puerto Montt by the incomparable beauty of the landscapes in this capital of the Lake District, and discover in Castro on Chiloe Island a remarkable Unesco architectural heritage.

    At the end of your cruise you will land in the legendary port of Valparaiso. This will be your chance to discover this ‘paradise valley’ whose historic centre is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    Highlights

    • Outings in Zodiac® dinghies during your Expedition sailing days;
    • Rounding the mythical Cape Horn and sailing to the heart of the Chilean channels;
    • UNESCO sites: Torres del Paine National Park; Valparaiso; The Churches of Castro; The Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve; Tortel;
    • Natural environments: the snow-capped peaks of the Andes towering above fjords, iridescent glaciers, and mountain lakes with crystal-clear water;
    • Wildlife: condors, humpback whales, fur seals, dolphins, sea lions, alpacas, Magellanic penguins and cormorants.

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    Deluxe Stateroom

    • Area : 18 m²
    • Capacity : up to 2 guests per stateroom
    • Private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod™ players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Prestige Deck 4

    • Area : 18 m²
    • Capacity : up to 2 guests per stateroom
    • Private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod™ players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Prestige Deck 5

    • Area : 18 m²
    • Capacity : up to 2 guests per stateroom
    • Private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod™ players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
    Price Ponant Bonus
    Book now and get the guaranteed best price. 10%off the public rates, per person,  based on  double occupancy.   
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    Prestige Deck 6

    • Area : 18 m²
    • Capacity : up to 2 guests per stateroom
    • Private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod™ players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
    Price Ponant Bonus
    Book now and get the guaranteed best price. 10%off the public rates, per person,  based on  double occupancy.   
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    Prestige Deck 5 Suite

    • Area : 36 m²
    • Capacity : up to 4 guests per stateroom
    • 8m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod™ players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet access wifi.
    Price Ponant Bonus
    Book now and get the guaranteed best price. 10%off the public rates, per person,  based on  double occupancy.   
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    Owner's Suite

    • Area : 45 m²
    • Capacity : up to 2 guests per stateroom
    • Situated on Deck 6
    • Decorated by French designers
    • Breathtakting panoramic sea view
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Bathtub and shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod™ players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Like her sisterships, Le Boréal embodies the subtle alliance between luxury, intimacy and wellbeing which is PONANT’s signature. The elegance of her exterior and interior lines and her intimate size (only 132 staterooms and suites) make this a rare and innovative yacht on the cruise market.

    Interior Design
    Superior materials, discreet elegance and a tasteful décor reflect a nautical mood subtly revisited. Aboard, soothing neutral grey tones are enlivened by splashes of red, our signature theme linking tradition and innovation to create personal touches in the spirit of a “private yacht”.

    Port of call & excursions

    4 March 2019 – Sailing around Cape Horn

    Ushuaia

    Embarkation 04/03/2019 from 17H00 to 18H00 . Departure 04/03/2019 at 21H00 .

    Capital of Argentina's Tierra del Fuego province, Ushuaia lies in a bay opening into the Beagle Channel at the country's southernmost tip. Its colourful houses are framed against towering mountains, snow-capped in winter and summer alike. Downtown, the End of the World Museum showcases Tierra del Fuego's natural and indigenous history. A ride on the heritage railway is an exciting excursion into the Tierra del Fuego National Park, while a cruise on Ushuaia Bay is the perfect way to spot sea lions and Magellanic penguins.

    5 March 2019 – Sailing around Cape Horn

    5 March 2019 – Sailing around Cape Horn

    Arrival 05/03/2019. Departure 05/03/2019.

    It’s at the meeting point between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans that you enter Chilean Patagonia where you head for the Tierra del Fuego archipelago and its famous Cape Horn. From the top of its impressive 425-metre high cliff, South America’s southernmost tip has, for many centuries, seen merchant ships from the world over passing by. Because of its legendary storms and rough seas, getting round this cape has gone down in history as a challenge for all seafarers.

    6 March 2019 – Crossing the Beagle Channel

    6 March 2019 – Crossing the Beagle Channel

    Arrival 06/03/2019. Departure 06/03/2019.

    Together with Cape Horn and the Strait of Magellan, Beagle Channel is one of the few shipping routes connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Measuring approximately 240 km long, it marks the border between Chile and Argentina and owes its name to the HMS Beagle, a British ship which carried out hydrographic missions in South America in the 19th century. As you cruise along Beagle Channel, be sure to take in the beauty of the surrounding landscapes, set against a backdrop of sumptuous snow-capped Andean peaks. Darwin travelled this same route during one of his trips around the world.

    7 March 2019 – Sailing in the Strait of Magellan

    7 March 2019 – Sailing in the Strait of Magellan

    Arrival 07/03/2019. Departure 07/03/2019.

    This mythical strait situated in the south of Chile and separating South America from Tierra del Fuego, awakens our imagination, stirring up a longing for adventure. For the first time, follow in the footsteps of the famous Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, known for having organised the first circumnavigation of the globe in the 16th century. Aboard your ship, cruise along the 600 km separating the Atlantic Ocean from the Pacific and, before arriving in Ushuaia, discover the sea route which was long nicknamed “Strait of All Saints” because Magellan’s ships first entered it on All Saints’ Day. A fascinating adventure.

    7 March 2019 – Puerto Natales

    7 March 2019 – Puerto Natales

    Arrival 07/03/2019 early evening. Departure 07/03/2019.

    Located in the heart of Chilean Patagonia, capital of the Última Esperanza province, the village of Puerto Natales will win you over with its brightly coloured houses nestling in the shade of the Andes. A walk along the coastal Pedro-Montt avenue, gives splendid views of the Almirante Montt gulf, a stretch of crystalline water that links Puerto Natales to the Pacific. The Museo Historico documents urban and rural life and the indigenous history of the environment. Puerto Natales is also the closest town to the spectacular Torres del Paine National Park, a 181,000-hectare reserve protected by UNESCO.

    8 March 2019 – Puerto Natales

    8 March 2019 – Puerto Natales

    Arrival 08/03/2019. Departure 08/03/2019 evening.

    Located in the heart of Chilean Patagonia, capital of the Última Esperanza province, the village of Puerto Natales will win you over with its brightly coloured houses nestling in the shade of the Andes. A walk along the coastal Pedro-Montt avenue, gives splendid views of the Almirante Montt gulf, a stretch of crystalline water that links Puerto Natales to the Pacific. The Museo Historico documents urban and rural life and the indigenous history of the environment. Puerto Natales is also the closest town to the spectacular Torres del Paine National Park, a 181,000-hectare reserve protected by UNESCO.

    9 March 2019▸10 March 2019 – Sailing in the Chilean Channels

    9 March 2019▸10 March 2019 – Sailing in the Chilean Channels

    Arrival 09/03/2019. Departure 10/03/2019.

    11 March 2019 – Tortel

    11 March 2019 – Tortel

    Arrival 11/03/2019 early morning. Departure 11/03/2019 midday.

    A picturesque, colourful fishing village, Tortel boasts a splendid location in the heart of southern Patagonia, halfway between Puerto Montt and Cape Horn. From the little streets made up of small walkways, you’ll love the grand panorama of rounded mountains, dense forest, the clear waters of the Pacific. If you walk out onto one the many wooden pontoons, you can admire the views as you stand suspended a few metres above the water. The village is scattered with sculptures made by local artists, an excellent introduction to this friendly community

    12 March 2019 – At sea

    12 March 2019 – At sea

    Arrival 12/03/2019. Departure 12/03/2019.

    During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in the spa or stay in shape in the fitness centre. Depending on the season, let yourself be tempted by the swimming pool or a spot of sunbathing. This day without a port of call will also be an opportunity to enjoy the conferences or shows proposed on board, to do some shopping in the boutique or to meet the PONANT photographers in their dedicated space. As for lovers of the open sea, they will be able to visit the ship’s upper deck to admire the spectacle of the waves and perhaps be lucky enough to observer marine species. A truly enchanted interlude, combining comfort, rest and entertainment.

    13 March 2019 – Puerto Montt

    13 March 2019 – Puerto Montt

    Arrival 13/03/2019 early morning. Departure 13/03/2019 early evening.

    A picturesque stopover in southern Chile, the colourful city of Puerto Montt is the capital of the Lakes District.ᅠ Here, youメll discover reminders of its colonial past at the Plaza de Armas and neoclassical cathedral. The Manuel Montt lookout offers stunning views of the bayメs sapphire beauty. Close to the town, the peaceful banks of Lake Llanquihue are conducive for a relaxing walk and the quaint, traditional villages of Puerto Varas and Frutillar are well worth a visit.

    14 March 2019 – Castro, Chiloe Island

    14 March 2019 – Castro, Chiloe Island

    Arrival 14/03/2019 early morning. Departure 14/03/2019 midday.

    At the heart of the Lake District, your ship will slip through the calm waters of an archipelago of 40 islands. Chiloe is a lush green island, home to 16 wooden churches that are listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Remarkable for their architecture, they are inspired by naval construction techniques. You can also admire the Palafitos, brightlycoloured wooden houses in stilts which seem to float on the water at high tide. Indeed, before reaching Castro, it is likely that you will have witnessed a truly authentic aquatic ballet, where seals and porpoises swim noseto- nose with our ship.

    15 March 2019 – At sea

    15 March 2019 – At sea

    Arrival 15/03/2019. Departure 15/03/2019.

    During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in the spa or stay in shape in the fitness centre. Depending on the season, let yourself be tempted by the swimming pool or a spot of sunbathing. This day without a port of call will also be an opportunity to enjoy the conferences or shows proposed on board, to do some shopping in the boutique or to meet the PONANT photographers in their dedicated space. As for lovers of the open sea, they will be able to visit the ship’s upper deck to admire the spectacle of the waves and perhaps be lucky enough to observer marine species. A truly enchanted interlude, combining comfort, rest and entertainment.

    16 March 2019 – Valparaiso

    16 March 2019 – Valparaiso

    Arrival 16/03/2019 early afternoon. Departure 16/03/2019.

    Located about 100 kilometres south of Santiago, the legendary Valparaiso is the second largest city in Chile. It is also a splendid city, full of history: two qualities justifying its nickname “gem of the Pacific” and its status as a UNESCO World Heritage site. You can stroll along the steep streets, on foot or by cable car, and explore the many admirable sites like the delicate Iglesia de la Matriz, Sotomayor square, Bellavista hill, or Sebastiana house where the author Pablo Neruda lived. At every turning, you’ll get a refreshing view of the sea.

    17 March 2019▸16 March 2019 – Valparaiso

    Valparaiso

    Disembarkation 17/03/2019 at 07H00 .

    Located about 100 kilometres south of Santiago, the legendary Valparaiso is the second largest city in Chile. It is also a splendid city, full of history: two qualities justifying its nickname “gem of the Pacific” and its status as a UNESCO World Heritage site. You can stroll along the steep streets, on foot or by cable car, and explore the many admirable sites like the delicate Iglesia de la Matriz, Sotomayor square, Bellavista hill, or Sebastiana house where the author Pablo Neruda lived. At every turning, you’ll get a refreshing view of the sea.

    Formalities

    • The information below is current but subject to change at any time without advance notice from government authorities. Please consult your respective government agencies for visa and health information.

    • Passport valid for at least six (6) months beyond the completion of your trip. Passport must contain at least two completely clear, blank, unused visa pages for each visa required, not including any amendment pages. Visa pages with stains or ink from other pages in the passport are not usable. Guests who deviate from the scheduled embarkation or disembarkation port should research the foreign entry requirements for the port country. Due to government regulations, regrettably, Ponant will have to deny boarding to any guest who fails to obtain the appropriate travel documentation for this trip.

    • Warning about the use of drones: the use of drones aboard PONANT ships, whether they are sailing at sea, at a port of call or anchored, is strictly forbidden. The use of drones on land in the Arctic and Antarctic regions is also strictly forbidden by international polar regulations. In other regions, it may be possible to use drones on land if permission has been obtained from the relevant authorities of each country and each region travelled through, as well as a pilot’s licence that should be obtained from your home country. Passengers are responsible for obtaining these permits; they should be able to present them at all times. Passengers who do not obtain these authorisations expose themselves to the risk of legal proceedings.

    • Chile: Entry/Exit requirements for Australian and Mexican citizens entering/exiting Chile must have a valid passport and pay a RECIPROCITY TAX that will be issued for a stay of up to 90 days upon payment. Currently, the fee is only charged at the Santiago International Airport. Payment can be made in U.S. currency or by credit card. At time of print, the fees were as follow (subject to change without notice): Australia: US$117 - Mexico: US$23

    • Argentina: should you require a visa to travel to Argentina, we recommend you apply for a double-entry visa as a technical stop in Chile might be scheduled.

    Flight Buenos Aires / Ushuaia + visit or time at leisure + transfers

    Embarkation day                     Buenos Aires / Ushuaia

    Flight Buenos Aires/Ushuaia.

    Flight details will be provided approximately 30 days before departure.

    We suggest you to be at the check in counter 1 ½ hour before flight departure time.

    Meet and greet at Ushuaia airport.

     

    Depending on your choice made when booking your cruise (options not combinable):

     

    Depart the airport for your transfer to the Arakur Hotel, one of the newest hotels built in Ushuaia. It overlooks the town and its bay.

    In the Yamanas’ language, “Ushuaia” means “the bay which looks towards the east”, this native tribe was established here long before the arrival of the “white” people. At the tip of the Beagle Channel, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, Ushuaia is a unique place in this world and is proud to be the southernmost city. Rising on an island, it seems to float between two oceans. The snow-capped mountains draw the border with Chile in the background. Here you truly feel at the end of the world…

    After lunch at the Arakur Hotel you will have some time at leisure and /or will be invited to join a walk through the Natural Reserve of the Cerro Alarken. Arakur is a unique starting point for discovering a preserved area which covers 100 hectares; this is a sheltered place for flora and fauna species typical to the Tierra del Fuego area (please note that the observation of the fauna is not guaranteed). The unique location of the Arakur close to the Mount Alarken makes it as well the perfect setting to enjoy lovely panoramas over the bay.

    The walk is selected in order to suit most guests’ walking ability.

     

    OR

    At the moment of booking your cruise, guests willing to visit the Tierra del Fuego National Park will be able to sign up for a group optional excursion, with extra cost. If you decide to do so, please note that immediately upon arrival in Ushuaia airport, you will leave towards the Park where you will have lunch before starting the tour.

    Created in 1960, the park covers 155 acres, it is located south west of the Tierra del Fuego Province on the Beagle Canal. One of his entries stands slightly over 6 miles from Ushuaia.

    Mountainous landscapes, lagoons, bogs, and rivers draw a picturesque scenery reinforced by the southern position of the park itself. The Darwin Mountains, which represent the southern part of the Andes Mountains are mainly responsible for such landscape. The Park is only partly accessible to the public and this tour will provide you with the opportunity to discover the local flora and sub- Antarctic landscapes; should you get lucky you may encounter beavers’ dams, birds, wild orchids etc… This is a true paradise for Nature Lovers! Lunch will be served in a restaurant within the Park.

    At the end of your visit, you will return to Ushuaia and the port, for embarkation on your vessel.

     

    Please note that the Tierra del Fuego excursion is subject to a minimum of participants: if this number is not reached, our operator will not be able to guarantee the departure – In this case, you will be given the option to join the Arakur programme.

     

    - Cruise on board your cruise ship –

     

    Your program includes:

    • Transfers, flight Buenos Aires/ Ushuaia in economy class
    • Lunch at Arakur Hotel
    • Beverages during lunch (bottled water + 1 soft drink or 1 local beer + 1 coffee) on embarkation day
    • The walk through the Cerro Alarken Reserve starting from the Arakur Hotel and leaded by English speaking guide (except if you select optional Tierra del Fuego National Park excursion)
    • English-speaking local guide during the transfers.

     

    For your optional Tierra del Fuego National Park excursion, your program includes:

    Please note if you choose this excursion, it is not combinable with Arakur Hotel program and therefore replaces it.

    • The excursion by local bus and the entrance fees to the National Park
    • The lunch with the beverage package including: 1 mineral water + 1 soft drink or 1 local beer + tea or coffee
    • Transfer and visit as mentioned in the programme
    • The services of a local English speaking guide

     

    Your program does not include:

    • Gratuities for driver and local guide
    • Personal expenses, and other services not mentioned in the program
    • The optional excursion to the Tierra del Fuego National Park which has to be booked at the moment you book your cruise

     

    Note:

    • The local currency is the Argentinian Peso. You will be able to make most of your purchases in USD (in small denominations) or by credit card, accepted in most hotels, shopping centers and boutiques. You will also be able to retrieve Pesos from the ATM’s.
    • Summer season: temperatures vary between 41F and 65F
    • We recommend you wear warm clothing and comfortable walking shoes for the visit to the Reserve of the Cerro Alarken.

     

    Seats are limited. Subject to availability.

    The duration of the tour is subject to change. The order of the visits may be reversed.

    Travellers are advised to check all the information with the authorities concerned prior to the departure date. CDP advises Travellers to consult the country factsheets relating to the chosen destinations.

    CDP specifically draws Travellers' attention to the fact that the information provided may change up until the departure date, and they are advised to consult that information up until the time of departure.

    CDP invites Travellers to adjust their behavior to the visited country, to exercise vigilance and to avoid carrying valuable objects during their travel.

    Guest(s) Lecturer(s)

    Nicolas Bouzou

    Nicolas Bouzou

    Nicolas Bouzou is an essayist and economist, born in France in 1976. He is graduated in economics from the University Paris X Nanterre and from Sciences Po Paris. He is the founding director of Asterès, a leading economic consultancy. He is also the creator of the Belém Circle, a think-tank that gathers together European progessive and liberal intellectuals.

    Nicolas is a professor of economics at the MBA Law & Management program of the University of Paris II Assas. He is the author of several best-selling books. He is a regular contributor to major French economic newspapers. He can be heard or seen frequently on the radio or on television.

    Nicolas Bouzou was member of the Conseil d’Analyse de la société, set up by the French Prime Minister (2010-2012). Since 2017, he is Chief economist of the French-German committee for cultural and creative industries

    In 2007 he published Petit précis d'économie appliquée à l'usage du citoyen pragmatique (« A manual of applied economics for pragmatic citizens »). He discusses the false reasons behind the stillness of the French economy and underlines its structural causes. These come down to over-regulation of the economic activity by an omnipotent state that penalizes growth and wealth creation. His book won the prestigious Turgot prize in 2008.

    Author of :

    • Les mécanismes du marché : Éléments de microéconomie, 2006
    • Petit précis d'économie appliquée à l'usage du citoyen pragmatique, Eyrolles, 2007
    • Krach financier : emploi, crédits, impôts, ce qui va changer pour vous, Eyrolles, 2008
    • Le capitalisme idéal, Eyrolles, 2010
    • Le chagrin des classes moyennes, J-C Lattès, 2011
    • Nicolas Bouzou et Luc Ferry, La Politique de la jeunesse, Odile Jacob,‎ 2011
    • On entend l'arbre tomber mais pas la forêt pousser, J-C Lattès, 2013
    • Pourquoi la lucidité habite à l'étranger, J-C Lattès, 2015
    • Le grand refoulement. Stop à la démission démocratique, Plon, 2015.
    • L'innovation sauvera le monde : philosophie pour une planète prospère, pacifique et durable, Plon, 2016
    • Le travail est l’avenir de l’homme, Editions de l’Observatoire, 2017

    Language spoken: French

     

    Photo credit: Jacques Witt-Sipa

    Possibility of withdrawal in case of force majeure.

    Important information

    There are 5 expedition days and 4 nights.

    Expeditions programs include activities such as Zodiac® outings (often with "wet landing"), moderate walks to more active hikes. All this accompanied by your expedition team of naturalist guides. Calls, landings & zodiac® cruises will depend on weather conditions, position of ice (during polar cruises) and winds and the state of the sea. These can force a change of plans at any time.

    Taking into consideration the unusual and exceptional character of expedition itineraries, the calls shown are an indication only. The final route will be confirmed by the Captain and Expedition Leader, who will take into account the touristic quality of the sites and above all, the safety of the passengers. Their decision will be subject to that of local authorities and the expert pilots present on board during the navigation in polar and /or isolated zones.

    Travelling to polar/isolated regions is an exhilarating experience. The raw beauty and untouched wilderness offer an unusual chance to experience a place where there is little evidence of human presence. Inevitably, there are some consequences that come with such remoteness: please remember that you are far from modern hospitals with full medical facilities, thus evacuation is highly expensive. Without the necessary medical coverage, all expenses will have to be immediately paid for with your personal funds. We urge you to subscribe a full coverage insurance, choose your insurance company very carefully and be extremely vigilant and ensure your insurance is fully comprehensive. 

     

     Dressing tips:

    • Water-resistant over pants - COMPULSORY
    • Ski jacket - COMPULSORY
    • Waterproof hiking shoes with non-slip soles - COMPULSORY
    • Winter pants/track suit in cotton, jogging
    • Thermal underwear and polar fleece
    • Fleece mufler/scarf
    • Beanie
    • Gloves
    • Polarised sunglasses with hugh UV filter
    • Total sunblock cream protection
    • Binoculars
    • Walking sticks
    • Small water-resistant bakcpack (in order to protect your camera from water)

    Pre/Post & Overlands

    1. Before your cruise

      28/02/2019 – IGUAZU FALLS (4 NIGHTS)

      2760.00 AU$ **

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      03/03/2019 – OVERNIGHT IN BUENOS AIRES (1 NIGHT)

      390.00 AU$ **

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    2. After your cruise

      17/03/2019 – From Valparaiso to Santiago (1 night)

      690.00 AU$ **

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    Attention: the prices listed at the time of your reservation can be different from those listed in the brochure. These prices can evolve based on availability and the real time rates of the airline companies selected.
    Travellers are advised to check all the information with the authorities concerned prior to the departure date. Ponant advises Travellers to consult the country factsheets relating to the chosen destinations. Ponant specifically draws Travellers' attention to the fact that the information provided may change up until the departure date, and they are advised to consult that information up until the time of departure. CDP invites Travellers to adjust their behavior to the visited country, to exercise vigilance and to avoid carrying valuable objects during their travel.

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