JANUARY 12 / 2019

ANTARCTICA
The Uttermost Land in Earth

Visiting the White Continent has been the dream of many adventurers along the history.
We invite you to be part of this unique adventure. In this amazing land, it is found the biggest sweet water reserve in the world, home of an innumerable land and sea fauna. Its unique beauty contrasts with the extreme weather giving as a result Antarctic to be an exotic and hypnotizer destination for those who have the fortune to reach this remote territory.

4D/3N USD $10.000

per pax One scheduled departure based on a min. of 2 participants – January 12, 2019

Our rates includes

  • Accommodation in comfortable single, double or triple rooms.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the whole program.
  • Meals in the Lodge include one drink per person (mineral water, or soft drink, or one glass of wine, or one beer).
  • Specialized bilingual guide during excursions (English/Spanish).
  • Full day visit to the Antarctica.
  • Diploma certifying your Adventure Day to the Antarctica.
  • Bicycles upon request and subject to availability.
  • Several excursions during the length of your stay.
  • Airport taxes and flights from and to Punta Arenas, 20kg max of luggage per person. *** If the flight is performed on a Twin Otter aircraft, the max. luggage allowance is 10kg due to security reasons. In the case a passenger has more luggage, it can´t be transported on the same day, it will be taken on the next day flight and delivered in the lodge.
  • International transfer by boat plus land transfer from and to Ushuaia port.

What’s not included?

  • Port taxes in Argentina
  • Extra beverages not mentioned above.
  • Travel/accident insurance.
  • Tips.

FROM PUNTA ARENAS:

 

Fly on Aerovias DAP to Puerto Williams. During the flight enjoy the

overwhelming views of amazing landscapes, the Strait of Magellan, the

beautiful glaciers of Darwin Mountain Range, and the Beagle Channel.

(Flight time will vary according to the aircraft available on the day, 50

minutes to 1:20 hr.).

Reception at airdrome and short transfer to LAKUTAIA LODGE.

 

FROM USHUAIA:

 

After immigration process and port-tax payment at Ushuaia’s port in

Argentina, sail across the Beagle Channel to reach, after approximately

30 minutes, Puerto Navarino in the Chilean side. The navigation is

performed on board a small-size-semi-rigid motorboat.

Upon arrival at Puerto Navarino you will be picked up and transferred

on a 54-km/34 mile ride to Puerto Williams (1:40hr approx.) to do the

immigration process in Chile. Once this process is completed, you will

be transferred to LAKUTAIA LODGE to enjoy a welcome aperitif and

lunch.

In the afternoon, take one of the excursions offered, and register for the

activities to be done, according to your interest, for the upcoming days.

Dinner and accommodation at LAKUTAIA LODGE.

After breakfast, head for an unforgettable experience flying to the Antarctic,
the farthest land on Earth, being the coldest, windiest, driest and less
populated land in the world. A continent that has been completely sunk by
ice, which has not only shaped its topography, but has also influenced its
evolution.


The expected journey begins with a fly over Navarino Island, with great views
of rivers, stream, hidden lakes and peaks that are part of the amazing
Dientes de Navarino Mountain Range. The plane continues flying over the
mythical Cape Horn and the raft Drake Passage, to finally land at King
George Island, gateway to the white continent, where most of the Antarctic
scientific bases are located. Here you can also find the Chilean village “Villa
Las Estrellas”, place where several Chilean families live all year round. Visit
the impressive landscapes of the white continent, see part of its wildlife and
experience the daily life of men populating this territory in the name of
science and investigation. Upon landing, you will be welcomed by our
Antarctic-expert tour guide, who will take you on a tour visiting the following
places:


• Visit the main attraction points of the area.
• Villa Las Estrellas (first settlement inhabited by civilians).
• Lunch or snack according to the day-time and location.
• Navigation on a zodiac boat to Ardley Island to observe Papúa
penguin colonies.
• Navigation around Collins Glacier.
• Visit the Orthodox Russian Church (At Bellingshausen Station).
• Fly over the Cape Horn and Dientes de Navarino Mountain
Range.


After 4 to 5 hours of stay at the White Continent, fly back to Puerto Williams.
Receive your Diploma certifying the great adventure of the day! – Dinner and
overnight.

After breakfast, adventure out of the beaten track, according to the

activity/excursion you previously registered.

Each activity is accompanied by a specialized guide and assisted by

the lodge staff.

Meals are included.

Breakfast. At the agreed time, transfer to the aerodrome to take your flight
to Punta Arenas, or to Williams Port Authority Office and then head to
Puerto Navarino to sail towards Ushuaia (Argentina).

IMPORTANT

  • One scheduled departure based on a min. of 2 participants – January 12, 2019.
  • This program can also be operated from December to March on private basis. Subject to airplane availability and weather conditions. Min - Max 6 passengers (airplane capacity).
  • In private, if passengers enter by Punta Arenas they will have one more day of attempt to go to Antarctica. The first day of the program would be the first attempt to go directly from Punta Arenas, ending at Lakutaia Lodge. If the climatic conditions are not optimal, the other attempts would be, according to program

Lodging in Lakutaia Lodge

Set in a charming house overlooking the Beagle Channel, Lodge Lakutaia offers rooms with free Wi-Fi in Puerto Williams. It features a bar and a library, and free parking is provided. Caleta Robalo is 3 km away.

Fully carpeted, rooms at Lakutaia are decorated in soft hues. All of them have heating and private bathrooms.

International dishes and regional specialties can be enjoyed at the bar.

Guests can enjoy themselves reading a book from the library, or visit Martin Gusinde Museum, which is 4 km away. Trekking trail can be found nearby.

Lodge Lakutaia is 4 km from Bernardo O´Higgins Square and 2 km from Guardiamarina Zañartu Airfield.

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