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March 1 - 17, 2023
17 days
Pricing from Toronto
$14,769 - $16,239*
Pricing from Winnipeg
$14,969 - $16,429**
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From Antarctica’s Adélie penguins and icy vistas to Argentina’s tangoes and “asado” barbeque, this adventure will take your breath away. Delve into local delicacies in Buenos Aires with your Extraordinary Experience—an empanada cooking class at a traditional “porteño” home. The next day, drive to San Miguel del Monte to visit an Argentinian ranch and taste delicious “asado” barbeque. Next, bundle up in your complimentary expedition jacket for a 10-night Antarctic cruise on board the MS Fridtjof Nansen. Arrive in Antarctica where your ship will cruise alongside glaciers and icebergs. Keep your camera ready to capture images of playful penguins in their natural habitat. Upon your return to Buenos Aires, celebrate with a tango lesson, dinner and show.

CAA Member-exclusive benefits:

  • $25 CAD Beverage card†
  • €90 EUR Shipboard credit‡
  • 50 CAA Dollars®^
  • 25% savings on CAA Travel Insurance◊

Daily itinerary.

Day 1

Overnight flight to Buenos Aires.

Day 2

Buenos Aires – Meet your guide and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome dinner. D

Day 3

Buenos Aires – Explore the city on a tour that includes Recoleta Cemetery. Today is your Extraordinary Experience: a closed-door traditional “porteño” home-restaurant lunch and empanada cooking class. The remainder of the day and evening is at leisure. B/L

Day 4

Buenos Aires – Today’s adventure starts with a drive to San Miguel del Monte to experience the Estancia La Bandada ranch. Learn about ranching in Argentina and taste a traditional barbecue known as asado before returning to Buenos Aires. B/L

Day 5

Ushuaia – Fly to Ushuaia and board the hybrid electric-powered expedition ship MS Fridtjof Nansen. B

Day 6 - 7

Drake Passage – During the two days it takes to cross the Drake Passage, you’ll have time to prepare for your Antarctic adventure. Attend expert lectures, where you’ll learn the importance of protecting the pristine Antarctic environment.

Day 8 - 12

Antarctica – Arrive in magical Antarctica and get ready to step on the frozen continent. Your expedition ship will be cruising alongside glaciers and icebergs as big as cathedrals. The Expedition Team will seize every opportunity to take you ice-cruising to get closer to the impressive scenery and wildlife. Keep your camera at the ready—nothing compares to seeing penguins in their natural habitat.

Day 13 - 14

Drake Passage – Return to Ushuaia by crossing back through the Drake Passage. Take the time to relax and reminisce about your adventures in Antarctica.

Day 15

Buenos Aires – Disembark in Ushuaia and fly back to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, meet your guide and transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is yours at leisure. This evening, we celebrate with a tango lesson, dinner and a show. D

Day 16

Transfer to airport for your overnight flight back to Canada. B

Day 17

Arrive back to Toronto or Winnipeg.

B - Breakfast | L - Lunch | D - Dinner

Be Dazzled by Culture and Adventure in Argentina and Antarctica

Take a bucket-list journey from the iconic icebergs and wildlife of the Antarctic peninsula to the dreamy ranches and tango halls of Argentina.

Package includes:

Travel accessories
  • Return airfare from Toronto or Winnipeg to Buenos Aires
  • Return charter flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia
  • Pre-cruise tour:
    • 3-night stay in deluxe-class accommodation in Buenos Aires
    • Breakfast daily, 2 lunches and 2 dinners
    • Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • 10-night Highlights of Antarctica cruise on-board the MS Fridtjof Nansen
  • Onboard meals and entertainment as per cruise itinerary
  • Escorted landings in a small boat while in Antarctica
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles and all equipment needed for the activities
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition photographers will help configure your camera settings before landings
  • Post-cruise tour:
    • 1-night stay in deluxe-class accommodation in Buenos Aires
    • 1 breakfast and 1 dinner
    • Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Local English-speaking guides
  • Hotel porterage of 1 suitcase per person
  • Destination transfers

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