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Experience the wonders of the Andes Mountains with Adventure Life's array of 32 small ship cruises for 2024. Delve into the heart of the breathtaking landscapes and vibrant heritage of South America, from classic Antarctica air cruises to exploring the wildlife-rich environment of Tierra del Fuego. Join us on a journey through the mythical waters and isolated cold of Antarctica, where you can view penguins, seals, and whales, attend lectures, and explore the Antarctic landscape. Visit Machu Picchu, ancient Inca terraces, and the enchanting Galapagos Islands, photograph iguanas, and sea lions, and witness volcanic landscapes. Sail through the Fjords of Tierra del Fuego, hike in stunning Ainsworth Bay, and admire the natural beauty of Wulaia Bay. Engage in land and sea exploration, archaeological site visits, whale watching, wildlife viewing, and more, all while surrounded by the natural splendor and rich cultural tapestry of the Andes Mountains. With prices starting at $1,665 to $59,992, begin your adventure to the Andes Mountains today and contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Llama at Machu Picchu ruins
$6,903
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Islands and Incas

Galapagos & Machu Picchu - 15 Day Itinerary
  • Explore magical Machu Picchu
  • Visit the Inca terraces of Moray
  • Photograph iguanas & sea lions
  • Wonder at volcanic landscapes
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Land & Sea Exploration, Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu and the the enchanted islands of Galapagos on one amazing all-inclusive tour. While in Peru, tourMachu Picchu, exploring the massive ruins then wander through village markets where ancient traditions live on in the hearts of the Andean people. Visit the …
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Perito Moreno Glacier
$2,400
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Spirit of Glaciers

3 Day Itinerary aboard M/V Santa Cruz
  • View Spegazzini glacier
  • Visit Glaciares National Park
  • Navigate Canal de los Témpanos
  • Sail towards Upsala glacier
  • Hike Andean-Patagonian forest
Starts / Ends:
El Calafate / El Calafate
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
This 3-day southern Patagonian glacier cruise offers the chance to visit Los Glaciares National Park, which features more than 200 glaciers. View the renowned Spegazzini and Upsala glaciers as you contemplate the unique landscapes of Lake Argentino.Hike in the Andean-Patagonian forest with views of …
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Guanaco in Torres del Paine
$6,284
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End of the World

12 Day Itinerary aboard MV Ventus Australis
  • Explore Tierra del Fuego by ship
  • Observe Magdalena Island penguins
  • Explore Torres del Paine
  • Walk on Perito Moreno Glacier
Starts / Ends:
Buenos Aires / Buenos Aires
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your adventure to the "End of the World" starts with your arrival in Ushuaia, the claimed "Southernmost city in the world!" Here, hike through Tierra del Fuego National Park and learn about the city's interesting history. Next, embark on a five-day Patagonian Fjords cruise, …
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See giant tortoises in the Galapagos
$7,683
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Wildlife Odyssey

Amazon & Galapagos - 15 Day Itinerary
  • Observe macaws at a clay lick
  • Visit a 130-ft. observation tower
  • Take in the vast array of wildlife
  • Snorkel through clear waters
Activities:
Biking, Fishing, Hacienda Visits, Horseback Riding, Local Market Visits, Rainforest Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Village Visits, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience three wonders of the world - the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon Rainforest, and the Andes mountains - in one action-packed 15-day trip visiting the best of Ecuador. Spend five nights in the Amazon jungle at the comfortable Sacha Lodge, paddling dug-out canoes and searching for Amazonian …
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Zodiac tours to see glaciers.
$2,375
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Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

5 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Visit wildlife-rich Ainsworth Bay
  • Explore Pia Glacier & Glacier Alley
  • Sail to Wulaia Bay & Cape Horn
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the MV Stella Australis in Punta Arenas and begin your adventure sailing through the Fjords of Tierra del Fuego. Cross the Strait of Magellan and enter a labyrinth of channels that define the extremes of Patagonia. In Ainsworth Bay hike to stunning views of Marinella Glacier and the Darwin …
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Incredible mountains and wildlife at the end of the world.
$2,375
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Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

5 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Visit Cape Horn National Park
  • Admire Wulaia Bay's natural beauty
  • Hike at spectacular Pia Glacier
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the wild beauty of Patagonia on this incredible 5-day cruisethat showcases the region’s pristine landscapes, rich wildlife, and fascinating human history aboard an expedition ship that brings an extraordinary level of comfort and service to the uttermost edge of the world. Leaving …
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Almost ready to depart
$23,795
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Antarctic Peninsula: Fly the Drake - Fly/Fly Expedition

Punta Arenas - Punta Arenas - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • See the activity of a penguin city
  • Chance to spot leopard seals
  • Cruise on a Zodiac
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Early Antarctic explorers returned from their voyages to the deep south with tales of a magnificent, ice-covered land teeming with life. Experience the awe-inspiring immensity of Antarctica and immerse yourself in the unimaginable beauty of the Antarctic Peninsula, where vast glaciers tumble into …
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The port town of Ushuaia
$1,665
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Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas

5 Day Itinerary aboard MV Ventus Australis
  • Visit Cape Horn National Park
  • Admire Wulaia Bay's natural beauty
  • Hike at spectacular Pia Glacier
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the wild beauty of Patagonia on this incredible 5-day cruisethat showcases the region’s pristine landscapes, rich wildlife, and fascinating human history aboard an expedition ship that brings an extraordinary level of comfort and service to the uttermost edge of the world. Leaving …
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$16,180
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In the Wake of the Beagle through the Chilean Fjords

15 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Witness Pio XI Glacier
  • Experience Angostura Kirke
  • Visit Castro's UNESCO Heritage Site
  • Discover Isla Mocha
Starts / Ends:
Ushuaia / Valparaiso
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 15-day cruise aboard the SH Vega. Setting sail from Ushuaia, venture through vast glaciers, stunning fjords, and breathtaking landscapes in Patagonia. Absorb the untamed wilderness amidst towering snow-capped peaks, encountering diverse wildlife like penguins, dolphins, and the majestic …
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View of the wildlife in Torres del Paine
$2,520
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Kaweskar Route

5 Day Itinerary aboard MV Skorpios III
  • Observe Amalia Glacier
  • Sail across the ice at Calvo Fjord
  • Walk in a small native forest
  • Cruise along White Angostura Island
Starts / Ends:
Puerto Natales / Puerto Natales
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 5-day cruise of Chilean Patagonia's Kaweskar Route aboard the MV Skorpios III sailsfrom the Skorpios Terminal in Puerto Natales, a town located 2,500 km south of Santiago, which can be reached by air from Punta Arenas or by land from Argentina. Cruise 380 miles, covering most of the …
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Guanacos in Torres del Paine
$13,595
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Patagonia and Chilean Fjords

Ushuaia - Puerto Montt - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Revel along the Beagle Channel
  • Tour Torres del Paine National Park
  • Watch whales migrating
  • Discover the UNESCO heritage
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Puerto Montt
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Sylvia Earle on this 15-day cruise towards Chile while exploring some of the world’s most spectacular and diverse scenery, with a unique combination of wine country, dazzling Andean landscapes, and tantalizing cuisine. On this adventure, traverse the narrows and fjords in Patagonia that …
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Zodiac trip to see penguins.
$4,275
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Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas

9 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Explore Ushuaia, founded in 1884
  • Spend two days at Cape Horn
  • Learn about famous navigators
  • Understand glaciation's effect
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The end of the world awaits you on the expedition cruise ship MVStella Australison a journey that retraces much of Darwin’s route through the Fuegian Archipelago aboard HMSBeagle. This eight-day Punta Arenas excursion features the legendary Cape Horn, historic Wulaia Bay, spectacular Glacier …
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Tierra del Fuego
$1,665
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Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia

5 Day Itinerary aboard MV Ventus Australis
  • Discover Ainsworth Bay's wildlife
  • Visit the unique Pia Glacier
  • Explore legendary Cape Horn
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This cruise to Patagonia follows the fjords of the southern edge of Tierra del Fuego, highlighting the stunning, natural beauty of Patagonia and several of its most important historical sites. Join the Ventus Australis on this 5-day journey, with visits to wildlife-rich Ainsworth Bay, massive Pia …
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Stunning reflections in the Lemaire channel
$14,145
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In-Depth Antarctica & Patagonia Expedition (Northbound)

23 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fram
  • Watch for whales and other wildlife
  • Admire the Chilean fjords
  • Experience Torres del Paine
  • See Cape Horn
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Valparaiso
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Enjoy a late Antarctic summer expedition cruise and take in the natural splendor of Chile's fjords. Expect eight days of stunning sunsets on the icescapes. This is also the best time to see whales because they are feeding on krill. Observe baby penguins changing into adult plumage. The …
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Lighthouse of Beagle Channel, Ushuaia
$8,640
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The Best of Chilean Fjords

15 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial
  • Explore Puerto Williams
  • Observe Chilean fjords and channels
  • Garibaldi, Agostini, El Brujo
  • Explore houses of Tortel
  • Experience the wildlife encounters
  • Conclude the trip in Quemchi
Starts / Ends:
Valparaiso / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Begin your trip in Ushuaia, renowned as the southernmost city on Earth. Explore Puerto Williams, often hailed as the world's southernmost village. Delve into the enchanting realm of the Chilean fjords and channels, where you'll sail amidst unparalleled landscapes of breathtaking beauty. …
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Los Glaciares in Patagonia
$26,262
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Antarctica and Patagonia: Legendary Ice and Epic Fjords (Southbound)

17 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Seek out Antarctica’s wildlife
  • Visit Torres del Paine National Pa
  • Enjoy Tierra del Fuego
  • Cruise pristine waters
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Santiago
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
The southernmost realms of the planet are places of unimaginable beauty, where humpback whales breach and penguins gather by the thousands, where icebergs shimmer and sapphire-hued fjords harbor snowcapped peaks and virgin forests. Join us on an odyssey aboard theNational Geographic Resolution that …
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$17,895
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Antarctic Explorer - Fly/Sail Expedition

Ushuaia - Punta Arenas - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • See the activity of a penguin city
  • Chance to spot leopard seals
  • Cruise on a Zodiac
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Experience the wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula on a 12-day journey aboard the Sylvia Earle cruise, which will take you from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas. You'll have the opportunity to witness the grandeur of Antarctica, where massive glaciers flow into the sea and towering peaks dwarf tiny …
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Chinstrap penguin sighting
$23,795
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Antarctic Peninsula: Fly the Drake - Fly/Fly Expedition

Roundtrip Punta Arenas - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Fly over the Drake Passage
  • Fly over the Sothern Ocean
  • Discover the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Witness the Antarctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Punta Arenas / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 12-day Antarctic Peninsula: Fly the Drake Expedition roundtrip Punta Arenas aboard Greg Mortimer. On this trip, instead of braving the seas, you take to the skies, flying over the Drake Passage in both directions. With skilled pilots, you'll soar over the Southern Ocean, witnessing …
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