Although reminiscent of a European city, the spirit of Buenos Aires is evident in its diverse local neighborhoods.
Experience it firsthand during an afternoon tour of the city that includes the Plaza de Mayo, the Cabildo and the Metropolitan Cathedral.
Tonight, meet your fellow adventurers for a welcome cocktail reception.
Fly to the charming port town of Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world.
Landings may include Neko Harbour, Cuverville Island and Wilhelmina Bay.
Each cruise day begins with an early breakfast followed by a morning excursion on swift Zodiacs (sturdy inflatable boats).
The journey south toward Antarctica is an exciting one.
Danco Coast: Bordering the South Shetland Islands along the Antarctic continent, the Danco Coast is famed for its scenic, jaw-dropping waterways.
From the comfort of ‘Le Lyrial,’ you may sail through the Gerlache Strait, Paradise Bay and photogenic Lemaire Channel.
While day-to-day itineraries depend on weather, ice and wildlife conditions, daily excursions carefully planned by your Captain and Expedition Team may include exploration of the following areas: Antarctic Sound: At the northernmost tip of the Antarctic mainland, this body of water features some of the best sightseeing on the peninsula and a proliferation of giant icebergs.
Noted for its vast numbers of bird species, the sound is home to the largest breeding colonies of Adélie penguins in Antarctica.