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South American Discovery

with the Falkland Islands

19 days from £3,399 per person
$100 Onboard Credit Receive $100 per person onboard credit

Sail to southernmost America on this extraordinary cruise from the Atlantic to the Pacific. After exploring colourful Buenos Aires and Montevideo, we head south to the fascinating Falkland Islands. Then the natural world really makes its presence felt as we stop by the ‘gateway to Antarctica’, cruise the wildlife-rich Beagle Channel and pass through Tierra del Fuego. Expect astonishing glaciers, fiercely jagged peaks, incredible wildlife and more. After exploring Chile’s fjords and lakes region, we finish up in mountain-backed Santiago.

3 included excursions and visits

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

Including...

  • 2 nights in hotels, 14 nights cruise on Zaandam and 2 nights in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • 45 meals: 16 breakfasts (days 3-18) 13 lunches (days 4-16) 16 dinners (days 2-17)
  • US$100 per person onboard credit

Plus all these benefits

  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Services of the Holland America Line staff on board and local guides in Buenos Aires and Santiago
  • International flights (prices are based on return flights with Air France/LATAM Airlines via Paris/Sao Paulo from London Heathrow. Supplements may apply from other airports)
  • Best available coaches with experienced drivers
  • Porterage
  • All airport/port taxes and duties

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VIP Outbound1

Day 1 UK - In flight

Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your flight to Buenos Aires.

In flight


Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires

On 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.

Hotel Pulitzer (4T) or Kenton Palace Hotel (4T), Buenos Aires


Recoleta Church

Day 3 - Buenos Aires

This 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 Zaandam (4T) and the ship will remain in port overnight.

Zaandam (4T)

National Congress Palace

Day 4 - Buenos Aires

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

Zaandam (4T)

Colonia

Day 5 - Montevideo, Uruguay

Morning 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.

Zaandam (4T)

MS Zaandam

Days 6-7 - At sea

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

Zaandam (4T)

Port Stanley

Day 8 - Port Stanley, Falkland Islands

Morning 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.

Zaandam (4T)

Day 9 - Straits of Magellan

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

Zaandam (4T)

Penguins

Day 10 - Punta Arenas, Chile - Cruising the Beagle Channel

We 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.

Zaandam (4T)

Ushuaia

Day 11 - Ushuaia, Argentina

This 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.

Zaandam (4T)

Cape Horn

Day 12 - Scenic cruising Cape Horn

The 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.

Zaandam (4T)

Torres del Paine

Day 13 - Sarmiento Canal

Be 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.

Zaandam (4T)

Patagonia

Day 14 - Cruising Chilean Fjords

The 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.

Zaandam (4T)

Osorno Volcano

Day 15 - Puerto Montt, Chile

Morning 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.

Zaandam (4T)

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.

Zaandam (4T)

Coastline

San Antonio - Santiago, Chile

After 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).

Hotel Galerias (4T) or The Fundador Hotel (4T), Santiago


Santiago

Day 18 Santiago - In flight

Today we transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

In flight


VIP Inbound

Day 19 UK

Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.

Arrive Home


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South American Discovery

with the Falkland Islands

19 days from £3,399) per person