Antarctica vacations cannot be too long or boring - it is unbelievable traveling and rest experience! You can find a lot of entertainment there, which could hardly be found when at home. If you like traveling and don't like sitting at home on holidays don't resist the call of your soul - go to Antarctica to see all its magnificent landscapes with your own eyes. Be sure you won't regret about your decision.
Antarctic expeditions is a type of rest which is very popular among different people, because it allows you to touch the science and history together and to take part in a universal voyage to knowledge. Such Antarctic expeditions as Antarctic Dream Expedition Cruise last about 11 days and 10 nights with the visiting of the South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula. The start and finish of this expedition is the port of Ushuaia, and during the time of the voyage you will see the most exciting and amazing sights of the areas of calls. The Captain and the Expedition leader will be caring about your time and will keep an eye on you for the purpose to show you the most amazing sceneries in the light of these long days.
At the first day you will be waited by the leader of expedition onboard, who will take you to your cabins. During the second and third days you will traverse the Drake Passage named so after Sir Francis Drake, who lived in 16th century. Beside the wildlife shown with snow, wind and cold water, you may notice some seabirds such as albatrosses, petrels and others around the liner during your trip. The sight is amazing.
The fourth day you will open the King George Island for yourself, which was discovered by the British adventurer William Smith in 1819 and which represents all Antarctic beauty in general nowadays. If the weather is good passengers can get to the island and delight its remarkable landscapes and views. During the rest of your Antarctic expeditions you will see such places as Antarctic Peninsula and Neko Bay, Petermann Island, Paradise Bay, Cuverville Island and other places full of pleasant spectacles and imaginations.
You need to follow some rules in order not to get into trouble during expeditions, and if you travel with a kid you need to to explain him these demands. For example, you should listen attentively to what the guide is talking, because the weather conditions do not always allow you to continue your expedition and you can miss the announcement. In such case the guide always informs about what you need to do, or the group waits until the captain is able to continue traveling.
Another kind of Antarctic expeditions is South Patagonia Expedition, which lasts 7 days and nights. Its route is Punta Arenas to Ushuaia. During this expedition you will visit such places as straits of Magellan, the channels and fiords zone and then the Port of Ushuaia in Argentina and the mythical Cape Horn. The first day you will come onboard where the crew will welcome you and follow to your cabin. The next days will bring you a lot of perfect impressions and a chance to visit Cape Horn's National Park, where the fabulous Albatross Monument to the honor of all sailors, who have died in this area, stands.
The prices much differ. You may find vacations from 5 000 USD to 14 000 USD. Departure dates are usually in winter, when the weather is fine and the fresh air isn't very cold and icy. These trips will bring a lot of pleasure both to children and adults, scientists and just travelers. Each person will find very different feelings there, so you don't need to worry where to spend your free time. If you like to throw down a challenge to the wildlife and nature this is the only chance to prove yourself that you can stand even such dangerous and strong conditions.