INTRAV To Explore the White Continent

Ana Figueroa Majestic fjords and landscapes of ice form the backdrop for INTRAV’s February 2007 Clipper Adventurer Antarctica & Falkland Islands, and Chilean Fjords & Cape Horn voyages. On both sailings, guests aboard the intimate 122-passenger vessel will journey into the rugged inland waterways

By: Ana Figueroa

Majestic fjords and landscapes of ice form the backdrop for INTRAV’s February 2007 Clipper Adventurer Antarctica & Falkland Islands, and Chilean Fjords & Cape Horn voyages. On both sailings, guests aboard the intimate 122-passenger vessel will journey into the rugged inland waterways of Patagonia and beyond, visiting some of earth’s last frontiers while enjoying the comfort, safety and convenience of a luxury expedition ship.

Clipper Adventurer’s February 12 program begins with a pre-cruise overnight in colonial Santiago, Chile, where passengers will enjoy a city tour and visit to the summit of San Cristóbal. After a charter flight to Ushuaia, Argentina, passengers embark on an 11-night voyage to the White Continent. During the voyage, the vessel’s expert team of lecturers and naturalists will lead discussions on the fauna, flora, geology and history of Antarctica.

The 17-day journey will include: a call in the West Falkland Islands, giving passengers the opportunity to see numerous species of penguins; a cruise through the famous Cape Horn, or “Drake Passage”; a sail around the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula, across the Antarctic Sound, also known as “Iceberg Alley” and several Zodiac cruises as weather permits. Upon return to Ushuaia, guests fly charter air to Buenos Aires for two post-cruise nights.

The Clipper Adventurer’s February 22 cruise to the Chilean Fjords and Cape Horn begins with two days in Buenos Aires before a charter flight to Ushuaia. Guests then embark for a 10-night cruise navigating the fjords formed where the Andes plunge into Patagonia’s icy seas. Highlights include the UNESCO World Heritage Site Puerto Natales/Torres del Paine National Park; Ainsworth Bay and the little port of Tucker Islet, and Isla Magdalena, home to one of the largest colonies of Magellanic penguins in Chile. After disembarking in Punta Arenas, passengers fly to Santiago for an overnight and day of touring before returning home.

Guests booking either of these Clipper Adventurer expeditions by December 15, 2006 receive $1,000 off INTRAV’s Business Class Air Travel Upgrade.

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