Cruising Antarctica Ushuaia to Ushuaia Aboard Ponant’s 5-Star Le Lyrial

Destinations & Adventures invites you to discover the essential features of the White Continent during an 11-day cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula. Sailing from Ushuaia, you will board Ponant’s 5-star Le Lyrial for an exceptional journey to the heart of this land at the end of the world. An essential stopping point on your Antarctic Expedition, Neko Harbour is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful sites in the Peninsula. Between the snow-covered mountains, the ice and the wildlife, you will be captivated by the magic of this unique site. During your journey, discover the polar desert with its grand landscapes. You will be able to admire the tabular icebergs whose immense dimensions have always held a deep fascination for the great explorers. Penguins are the veritable emblem of this ice-bound region, living in colonies of many thousands of members. Sailing on the drifting ice floe or waddling over an icy beach, you will be able to watch these unusual animals going about their daily life. Razorback whales, humpback whales, Weddell seals, leopard seals and seabirds: This expanse of polar iridescence is home to many other species that you will encounter during your various excursions.

  • DAY 1: USHUAIA / EMBARKATION
  • DAY 2: DRAKE PASSAGE
  • DAY 3: DRAKE PASSAGE
  • DAY 4: NEKO HARBOUR & PARADISE BAY
  • DAY 5: PLENEAU ISLAND & PORT CHARCOT
  • DAY 6: PORT LOCKROY
  • DAY 7: DECEPTION ISLAND
  • DAY 8: WEDDELL SEA
  • DAY 9: DRAKE PASSAGE
  • DAY 10: DRAKE PASSAG
  • DAY 11: USHUAIA (AR) DISEMBARKATION 12/13/2017 AT 07H00

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