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Adventures Afloat: Antarctica In-Depth

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Program #21170RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Feb 16, 2014
This program starts in the late afternoon at the program hotel in Ushuaia.
You will be staying at the Albatros Hotel that night.
Location: Ushuaia
Nearest city or town: Ushuaia
Nearest airport: Ushuaia International Airport
Transportation to site: All participants who purchased their air travel through Road Scholar Travel Services, and are arriving on February 16th will be provided with a transfer from Ushuaia International Airport (USH) to the hotel at the start of the program. Transfer times will be confirmed in your final mailing approximately 5 weeks prior to the start of your program. Taxis will be readily available at the airport for participants arriving independently. The cost of a taxi from the airport to the hotel is approximately $10 USD.

End of Program
Feb 26, 2014
This program ends after breakfast on board the ship on Day 13.
You will be staying at the M/S Expedition the night before.
Location: Aboard the M/S Expedition
Transportation to site: All participants who purchased their air travel through Road Scholar Travel Services, and are departing Ushuaia on February 26th, will be provided with a transfer from the ship to the airport.
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
Maipu 505,
Ushuaia, 9410 Argentina
phone: +54 2901 437 300
Room amenities: International direct dialinf. In-room electronic Safety Bookes. TV LCD with video cable. Minibar Hairdryer Wi-Fi Electrical currency: 220 V-0Hz.

Facility amenities: Event and conventions' rooms. Spa. Health Club. Gym Center . Bussiness Center. Parking. Internet Wi-Fi. Room Service. Ski room. Bilingual staff. Dry cleaning and laundry services. Medical emergencies service.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: tbd
TBD

Type: Cruise Ship

Description: The M/S Expedition provides an intimate small-ship cruising experience. Completely refurbished in 2009, she boasts spacious cabins, each featuring ocean-facing windows or portholes and private en-suite facilities. Large common areas and observation decks provide panoramic views of the distinctive landscapes of some of the world's most remote regions.

Ship Information: Built: Helsingr Skibsvaerft, Denmark, 1972 Ice Class: Swedish/Finnish 1B Length: 105m (345ft) Breadth: 18.6m (61ft) Max Draft: 4.7m (15ft) Gross Tonnage: 6334 GRT Cruising Speed: 14.5 knots Stabilizers: Fins, Type Brown/AEG Max Group Size: 132 (Max Passenger Capacity: 140) Crew: 55

Contact info:
19 Charlotte Street
Toronto, ON M5V 2H5 Canada
phone: 416-260-0999
Facility amenities: 360° Observation Deck All cabins with private ensuite and outside views Raised Canada Goose Observation Deck Fleet of 14 zodiacs with four stroke engines Complimentary Wellington Boots for duration of your cruise Complimentary destination guides for every passenger Large headed mud room Lonely Planet Library Discovery Lounge Fine dining- international cuisine in one sitting Large aft-deck with barbeque facilities Polar Bear Club Gift Shop Medical Clinic Sauna Computer room with internet where available Gym Mobile phones for rent

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Our Value Promise To You

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
10 nights of accommodations
29 meals: 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 10 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips

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4.8
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