Day 1: Arrive in Ushuaia, Argentina. Overnight in Ushuaia.
Day 2: Orientation with ski or trekking guide. Antarctica Prep/Glacier Travel Clinic with your ski guide and group at Martial Glacier. Welcome happy hour at Kuar. Overnight in Ushuaia.
Day 3: Antarctica Prep/Glacier Travel Clinic with your ski guide and group at Martial Glacier. Welcome Dinner. Overnight in Ushuaia.
Day 4: Board the Ocean Diamond and set sail down the Beagle Channel.
Day 5: Cross the Drake Passage. Sperm, fin, and humpback whales, along with skies of seabirds will accompany our journey.
Day 6: Continue crossing the Drake Passage.
Day 7: Ski and trekking objectives at Neko Harbour or at Anvers and Wenke Islands. Zodiac cruises, penguin rookeries, hiking.
Day 8: Ronge/Island/Mt. Britannia. Visit penguin rookery at Georges Point or ski and trekking objectives in Paradise Bay. Zodiac excursions. Visit penguin rookery and Almirante Brown Station.
Day 9: Lemaire Channel/ Mt. Scott/ Mt. Demaria/Mt. Mill ski descents. Visit the Ukrainian Vernadsky scientific station. Killer whale and leopard seal sightings.
Day 10: New ski descents and nature cruises of Charlotte Bay; begin journey north in the evening.
Day 11-12: Sail Drake Passage; pass the dramatic cliffs of Cape Horn.
Day 13: Disembark the Ocean Diamond in Ushuaia, Argentina.
Flexibility is necessary for all Antarctic travel. This program is subject to change throughout the journey depending on ice, weather and local conditions.