Next Year's Expeditions to Antarctica

Mountain Travel-Sobek is the most experienced tour operator in the Antarctic, having provided a variety of exciting programs for more than a decade. This will be our sixth season offering expeditionary cruising aboard a small passenger vessel. Our vessel of choice, the RV Livonia, is of Estonian registry, and is manned by friendly crew members who delight in sharing the journey with us. Read more about Traveling in Antarctica, including information on guides and daily routines, as you continue to explore this site.

Dates, Prices and Details

Prices are based on double occupancy. Share accommodations can be arranged upon request and are guaranteed. Single cabins are available at 1.8 times the share rate.

Lower Deck Cabins (shared bath): Some cabins on Deck 3 have two lower berths with privacy draw drapes, desk, bookshelves, settee, opening porthole, ample closet space, and shower facilities.

Upper Deck Cabins (private bath): Cabins on Decks 4 and 5 have upper and lower berths, private bathrooms with toilet, shower and sink, and all the other amenities mentioned above.

The following departures are scheduled for Antarctic Summer, 1996-1997:

Explore Antarctica
Dec. 11 - Dec. 23, 1996
13 days
From $3995

Kingdom of the Penguin
Dec. 19 - Jan 5, 1997
19 days
From $6395

Quest for the Circle
Jan 3 - Jan 18, 1997
16 days
From $5495

Footsteps of the Explorers
Jan 14 - Feb 1, 1997
19 days
From $5995

For more information e-mail

Booking a Trip to Antarctica

Cruise Cost Includes:
Cabin accommodation, meals and all activities during the cruise, services of crew, cruise staff and lecturers, group airport transfers, baggage porterage, hotel accommodations and breakfasts in Santiago and Ushuaia, tips to hotel staff and transfer agents, domestic airport taxes, and a Marmot Gore-Tex expedition jacket (yours to keep).

Not Included:
Airfare, meals other than shipboard meals and breakfasts in Santiago and Ushuaia, tips to ship crew and expedition staff, costs of medical immunizations (if any), insurance of any kind, excess baggage charges, independent transfers, international airport taxes, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages, laundry charges and items of a personal nature.

Air Travel:
Mountain Travel-Sobek reserves group air space from Miami to Ushuaia. Sample airfare as of November 1, 1995, are $1080 (low-season) and $1190 (high-season).

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