19 day cruise to embark on a discovery of the Orient – MS Zaandam – 29 Nov 2017 – 01 Mar 2018 – departs London Heathrow Airport

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South American Discovery Cruise with Titan Ocean Cruises

 

Departs: London Heathrow Airport on November 2017 – March 2018
Days: 19

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Find one of the final, for all intents and purposes pristine districts of the world on this astounding voyage that starts in the Argentinean capital of Buenos Aires. Sail to the Falkland Islands’ Port Stanley, before exploring the Beagle Channel to reach the southernmost town on the planet, Ushuaia, from where the picturesque highlights of this adventure start. Cruise round Cape Horn to persue the Chilean coastline, revealing a nation with a bigger number of mountains than the Alps, a greater number of icy masses than Alaska and a larger number of fjords than all of Scandinavia. It is a characteristic wonderland matching any on the planet and you will finish up your voyage with a stay in the dynamic capital, Santiago….. . . .. …

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CRUISE SHIP:ms ZAANDAM

PRICES FROM:Prices from: £2,699 per person

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Includes

  • INCLUDING…

    • 2 nights in hotels, 14 nights cruise on MS Zaandam and 2 nights in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
    • 45 meals: 17 breakfasts (days 2-18) 13 lunches (days 4-16) 15 dinners (days 2-16)
    • US$100 per person onboard credit (applicable to 29 November 2017 and 1 March 2018 departures only)

    Included excursions and visits: 3

    • City tour of Buenos Aires
    • Visit to Vina del Mar and a winery
    • Panoramic tour of Santiago

    Plus all these benefits:

    • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
    • Free connecting flights from regional airports
    • Check-in service by Titan staff with porterage
    • Scheduled British Airways direct flights or Air France flights via Paris
    • Best available coaches with experienced drivers
    • Hotel porterage (one bag per person)
    • Airport taxes, security charges and fuel surcharges
    • Port taxes
    • UK Air Passenger Duty (APD)

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South American Discovery

South American Discovery

Day 1 London – In flight

VIP Outbound1Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your journey to London Heathrow Airport for a direct, scheduled British Airways flight to Buenos Aires or Air France flight via Paris.

Day 2 Buenos Aires

Buenos AiresOn arrival in Buenos Aires, we transfer to the well-appointed Hotel Pulitzer (4T) or Kenton Palace Hotel (4T), where we stay this evening. Early check-in has been arranged and the rest of the day is free for you to relax. Dinner is included this evening.

Day 3 Buenos Aires

Recoleta ChurchThis morning we enjoy a city tour of the capital of Argentina, including the Recoleta Cemetery where Eva Perón (Evita) is buried. This afternoon we transfer to embark MS Zaandam (4T) and the ship will remain in port overnight.

Day 4 Buenos Aires

National Congress PalaceThe ship remains in Buenos Aires today, allowing you time to explore this culturally-rich city further. We sail this evening.

Day 5 Montevideo, Uruguay

ColoniaMorning arrival in the capital of Uruguay, nestling on the north shore of the River Plate. There will be the opportunity to explore the Colonia del Sacramento, the oldest city in Uruguay and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, before an early evening sailing.

Days 6-7 At sea

MS ZaandamTwo days to familiarise yourself with the ship and its many onboard amenities.

Day 8 Port Stanley, Falkland Islands

Port StanleyMorning arrival in Port Stanley, the picturesque little capital with its brightly-painted Victorian-style houses. This remote and beautiful group of islands, with a temperate climate, warm and friendly people and unique way of life is one of the few places in the world where nature still seems to be in charge. A visit may be made to the British War Memorial and the tiny museum documenting much of the island’s nautical history before a late afternoon sailing. Ship to shore tender service. Please note: The port of call at the Falkland Islands will be dependent upon the weather conditions of the day.

Day 9 Straits of Magellan

Spend a day cruising through the natural passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

Day 10 Punta Arenas, Chile – Cruising the Beagle Channel

PenguinsWe arrive early this morning in Punta Arenas, the southernmost city in Chile, and often referred to as the ‘Gateway to Antarctica’. Along the coast at Otway Sound is a colony of Magellenic penguins which return every year from October to March to nest. We depart in the early evening to sail the Beagle Channel, including Glacier Alley, through the night to Ushuaia.

Day 11 Ushuaia, Argentina

UshuaiaThis morning is spent cruising the Beagle Channel, acclaimed as one of the most exquisite fjords in the world and rich in wildlife. Containing six active glaciers, you will want to stay on deck and marvel at the spectacular scenery as you glide by. This afternoon we arrive at Ushuaia, the southernmost town in the world, on the south coast of Tierra del Fuego.

Day 12 Scenic cruising Cape Horn

Cape HornThe day is spent cruising the area around this southernmost region amid magnificent scenery. Until the Panama Canal was constructed, this was the main shipping route from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

Day 13 Sarmiento Canal

Torres del PaineBe among the lucky few to spend a glorious day cruising through Tierra del Fuego and the snow-capped peaks and ethereal blue glaciers of the Sarmiento Canal. Cutting through Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park, this majestic waterway is surrounded by other-worldly beauty. Watch as the Amalia Glacier, part of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, comes into view and witness countless seabirds that make their home in this dramatic landscape.

Day 14 Cruising Chilean Fjords

PatagoniaThe southern coastline of Chile has a 1,000-mile area of virgin-forested islands, glistening glaciers and more fjords than in all of Scandinavia; and today we take a memorable cruise through this beautiful part of the world.

Day 15 Puerto Montt, Chile

Osorno VolcanoMorning arrival in Puerto Montt, gateway to the scenic Lake District of Chile, a region of pristine lakes, primeval forest, deep blue rivers and snow-capped volcanoes. Optional excursions will enable you to explore some of the more picturesque fishing villages and enjoy magnificent views of stunning scenery, including Lago Llanquihue, set against a backdrop of two snow-capped volcanoes. Late afternoon sailing. Ship to shore tender service.

Day 16 At sea

Spend a final day on board, with time to savour and reflect on all the wonderful scenery you have seen during your cruise.

Day 17 Valparaiso – Santiago, Chile

CoastlineAfter breakfast, we disembark MS Zaandam and depart for Vina del Mar, Chile’s major seaside resort. We drive through the town and along the coast road, passing sandy beaches, home to a variety of birds, penguins and sea lions, before stopping at a winery, where those who wish may enjoy a wine tasting. We continue to Santiago and enjoy a panoramic tour before arriving at our hotel – the Hotel Galerias (4T) or The Fundador Hotel (4T).

Day 18 Santiago – In flight

SantiagoToday we transfer to Santiago Airport for a direct, scheduled British Airways flight to London or Air France flight via Paris.

Day 19 London

VIP InboundArrive at London Heathrow Airport, where you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.

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This large, resort-style ship offers staterooms to suit every budget, a choice of 19 dining options*, 14 bars and lounges with the superb Spinnaker Lounge for panoramic views, a casino and an array of shops. .

Sport and leisure facilities include a spa and beauty salon, swimming pools, hot tubs, fitness centre and various sport courts. Each evening you will be treated to amazing entertainment at the Stardust Theatre.

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