Brazil Highlights with Antarctica Cruise (Le Soleal)

Overview

  • ZIAPT
  • 20 Days
  • Le Soleal

Cruise Itinerary

  • Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Overview

Brazil Highlights with Antarctica Luxury 20 day Small Ship Cruise aboard Le Soleal. SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Departures


26395

(200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. private balcony), 28 Deluxe Staterooms of 200 sq.ft.with private balcony. AMENTIES: Individually-controlled air-conditioning, Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, Shower, Minibar, Flat screen satellite TV, Desk with stationery, Ipod™ players, Video on demand, Safe, Hairdryer, Bath robes, Satellite direct line telephone, 110/220 volts outlet, French bath products, 24hr room service, Internet acces wifi


28695

(18,5 m² + 4 m² private balcony), 92 Prestige Staterooms with private balcony. AMENTIES: Individually-controlled air-conditioning, Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, Shower, Minibar, Flat screen satellite TV, Desk with stationery, Ipod™ players, Video on demand, Safe, Hairdryer, Bath robes, Satellite direct line telephone, 110/220 volts outlet, French bath products, 24hr room service, Internet acces wifi


30345

(18,5 m² + 4 m² private balcony), 92 Prestige Staterooms with private balcony. AMENTIES: Individually-controlled air-conditioning, Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, Shower, Minibar, Flat screen satellite TV, Desk with stationery, Ipod™ players, Video on demand, Safe, Hairdryer, Bath robes, Satellite direct line telephone, 110/220 volts outlet, French bath products, 24hr room service, Internet acces wifi


30895

(18,5 m² + 4 m² private balcony), 92 Prestige Staterooms with private balcony. AMENTIES: Individually-controlled air-conditioning, Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, Shower, Minibar, Flat screen satellite TV, Desk with stationery, Ipod™ players, Video on demand, Safe, Hairdryer, Bath robes, Satellite direct line telephone, 110/220 volts outlet, French bath products, 24hr room service, Internet acces wifi


52795

(484 sq.ft + 97 sq.ft. private balcony). The Owner's suite is situated on Deck 6. It has been decorated by Franch interior designers and will provide you a breathtakting panoramic sea view. AMENTIES: Individually-controlled air-conditioning, Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, communicating cabins available (Children welcome), Bathtub or shower, Minibar, Flat screen satellite TV, Desk with stationery, Ipod™ players, Video on demand, Safe, Hairdryer, Bath robes, Satellite direct line telephone, 110/220 volts outlet, French bath products, 24hr room service, Internet acces wifi, Another Flat screen satellite TV, Large bathtub, Sofa, Table with 4 chairs, Armchair & Pedestal table

Cruise Itinerary

On arrival in the Argentinian capital, you’ll be met and transferred to your luxurious hotel in the cosmopolitan Recoleta neighbourhood. Settle in before meeting your APT Tour Director and fellow travellers. Stay: Three Nights, Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt


FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining This evening there are four Freedom of Choice dining options. Perhaps enjoy dinner and a tango show, learn to make empanadas during an Argentine dining experience, take part in a Craft Beer tour or dine in style at the Alvear Grill. Enjoy a tour of Buenos Aires before visiting the city’s oldest barrio (district). Explore La Boca’s colourful houses and picturesque pedestrian street, the Caminito; drive along one of the world’s widest avenues, the Avenida 9 de Julio; pass the tree-lined streets of Palermo; and visit La Recoleta Cemetery, where Eva Peron ‘Evita’ is buried. Select your Freedom of Choice dining option this evening.


FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing Perhaps head to the island town of Tigre and enjoy a cruise over the waterways of the Paraná Delta. Alternatively, explore the extraordinary history of the city’s vibrant street art culture, discover the Parisian character of Buenos Aires’ architecture, or visit an Estancia to learn about gaucho culture and enjoy a horse ride. This morning after breakfast, embark on your chosen sightseeing activity for the day. This evening we’ll meet for a ship briefing in anticipation of our exciting cruise.


Fly to Ushuaia, South America’s most southern city, and transfer to your luxury expedition ship, Le Boréal to be greeted by your Expedition Leader and a team of expert naturalist guides. Take some time to settle in before enjoying the Captain’s Welcome Dinner. Afterwards, head to the deck to take in the stunning scenery of the Beagle Channel. Stay: 10 Nights, Le Boréal


Sail across the Drake Passage, one of the great travel milestones. Learn about the adventures ahead during informative, interactive and entertaining presentations on the wildlife, history and geology of Antarctica, delivered by your expert Expedition Team.


On arrival in Antarctica, your itinerary becomes flexible in order to maximise your discovery of this enchanting world of ice and water. Your Captain will charter a course based on the most exciting sights and the most favourable ice and weather conditions. Each day on your cruise you’ll enjoy Zodiac rides. Visit penguin rookeries, seal colonies and keep an eye out for orca, humpback and minke whales that frequent these waters. Head to Deception Island, an active volcano and once home to a whaling station. You may also get the opportunity to stop at the Port Lockroy scientific base. From here, you can send a postcard with a rare Antarctic stamp.


Return across the Drake Passage. Enjoy time on board and wildlife spotting.


SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Take a tour of Tierra del Fuego National Park where you can experience the rugged natural beauty of Argentina’s southern tip. Today, disembark your ship in Ushuaia and enjoy your Signature Experience. Later, travel to the airport for your included flight to Buenos Aires. Stay: Buenos Aires, Park Hyatt


SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Stay within the National Park on the Brazilian side of the falls, then get up close to the thundering cascades on a Jet Boat Ride Safari. Fly to Iguazú Falls and stay within the National Park on the Brazilian side of the falls. Stay: Two Nights, Iguazú Falls, Hotel das Cataratas


Today, you’ll venture to the Argentinian side of the falls. Ride the Rainforest Ecological Train through the forest to a series of walkways and viewing points, including one that takes you directly over the 82 metre-deep Devil’s Throat.


Get up close to a range of native South American birds at Parque das Aves Bird Park. Then fly to Buenos Aires and head for the Recoleta district, where your hotel awaits. Stay: Three Nights, Rio de Janeiro, Copacabana Palace


FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing Witness the beauty of Guanabara Bay on a schooner boat cruise or take a colonial walking tour, where the legends woven through the narrow streets are brought to life on an enthralling discovery. This morning, enjoy your selected sightseeing activity.


Travel to Corcovado, the mountain famous for its iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. Enjoy stunning views across the city. At sunset, ride a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain before heading to a local restaurant for a delicious Brazilian barbecue.


After breakfast be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.


Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.


Le Soleal

Vessel Type: Luxury Small Ship Length: 142 metres Passenger Capacity: 264 Built: 2013 Sailing under the French flag, this magnificent yacht of only 132 staterooms and suites, with balconies, joined in 2013. You will be enchanted by the contemporary decor inspired by the luxury yachting world, with fluid lines and a modern colour scheme combining natural wood with shades of grey and white. A refined ambience is enhanced by the quality of the workmanship and materials: white Corian counters in the lobby contrast with the warmth of leather to recall a boat's hull, while the central scuplture of enamelled pieces takes its inspiration from the sea.  In the loungebar, the carpet picks up a tennis stripe theme symbolising a certain idea of cruising, one synonomous with French elegance and a chic seaside spirit.

Highlights

• Views Over Rio de Janeiro. Ride the cable car to Sugarloaf Mountain for stunning sunset views over Rio de Janeiro. • Impressive Iguassu Falls. Ride the Rainforest Ecological Train and view impressive Iguassu Falls and the 82-metre deep Devil’s Throat. • Antarctic Adventures Abound. Embark on a luxury Antarctica cruise and glide past icebergs while meeting curious wildlife.

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