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  • 13 Days* Climb Antarctica - Star Holiday Mart Pte Ltd
    and how you explore is up to you You can do local day trips and return home each night for dinner at Union Glacier Camp or set out on a 10 day expedition exploring the many valleys and peaks in the region There are numerous ridges and faces for you to look out for Routes vary from technical ascents and easy snow climbs to magnificent ridge traverses with views over the Ronne Ice Shelf and Polar Plateau Each experience is unique And the opportunities for true exploration and discovery are endless Only a handful of people have passed this way before you and it is exhilarating to think that you may be the first person to stand on a summit or marvel at the view below Day 13 Return to Punta Arenas Chile The aircraft from Punta Arenas will arrive with a new group of avid explorers and you will depart for the final leg of your Antarctic experience Our ANI staff will meet you at Punta Arenas airport and transfer you to your hotel Schedule No two Antarctic experiences are the same This is part of the excitement and adventure of Antarctic travel The itinerary above highlights typical activities and experiences Exact timeline and details will vary from trip to trip Trip length may vary by departure Please anticipate delays and do not plan anything for at least a week after your scheduled return Allow yourself to enjoy this unique experience without the stress of pending commitments Experience includes Transfers to and from Punta Arenas airport Chile Briefing with refreshments in Punta Arenas one day prior to departure Round trip flights from Punta Arenas to Antarctica All flights within Antarctica as shown in your itinerary Meals and accommodation while in Antarctica Expedition Guide s and naturalist or lecturer on

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  • 13 Days* Mount Vinson - Star Holiday Mart Pte Ltd
    mountain At Low Camp elevation 9000 ft 2750 m the guides will build a cooking dining shelter for our group Depending on conditions we may stay overnight here or cache equipment and return to Vinson Base Camp The following day we will re ascend from Vinson Base Camp acclimatize at Low Camp or continue our climb up the mountain Day 5 7 Low to High Camp 3 350 ft 1020 m of elevation gain fixed ropes on slopes up to 45 approximately 6 8 hours travel We ascend to High Camp 12 400 ft 3770 m when conditions are suitable and the forecast indicates stable weather ahead We may carry all of our equipment in one push or we may choose a load carry staying overnight again at Low Camp and re ascending the next day with lighter loads These choices will depend on weather and group fitness Our route takes us up to the broad mixed spur at the northern end of the Branscomb Ridge offering fantastic views of Mount Shinn and the glaciers below We ascend fixed ropes on snow slopes up to 35 40 Snow conditions may vary from soft to hard and windblown with icy patches From the top of the fixed lines to High Camp takes about 1 1 2 hours ascending the gentle snow slopes of the summit glacier This section of the route can be extremely exposed to the wind requiring care to prevent cold injury The facilities at High Camp are more basic than the ones at the camps below We cook and eat simple dehydrated meals in our tents or outside if the weather is calm We will spend the next day resting and acclimatizing at High Camp to give everyone the best chance of summiting Day 8 10 High Camp to Vinson Summit Return trip from High Camp 3670 ft 1120 m elevation gain 9 miles 14 km distance 9 12 hours travel We make our summit attempt on the best weather day possible as the route is exposed and subject to high winds The majority of the route is along the Vinson summit valley with a short steeper snow and ice slope leading to the spectacular rocky summit ridge The views from the summit are breathtaking Mount Gardner Tyree Epperly and Shinn dominate the foreground surrounded by impressive peaks that rise from the vast ice sheet below Here at the top of Antarctica the true scale and majesty of the continent are overwhelmingly apparent We will take time to savour the experience and take photos before retracing our steps to High Camp Day 11 Descent to Vinson Base Camp The descent to Vinson Base Camp is usually achieved in one day from High Camp re tracing our route down the fixed ropes and along the Branscomb Glacier At Vinson Base Camp we celebrate our summit with a hearty meal and a toast to our team Day 12 Return to Main ANI Camp Return to Union Glacier by ski aircraft

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  • 9 Days* Emperor Penguins - Star Holiday Mart Pte Ltd
    8 Living with the Emperors Experience the rhythms of the rookery at your own pace over the five days Take guided walks with our ANI naturalist or do your own thing Meal times are flexible so that you can photograph and explore when the lighting and mood are just right Meals are prepared by our guides and include hot meals and portable snacks Watch adults display and feed their young Listen to the trumpeting and whistling calls as parents and chicks search for one another If we are lucky we ll photograph the Weddell seals lazing by the tide cracks And at every step we will marvel at the magnificence of where we are Each night you will fall asleep to the mingled calls of thousands of Emperors At the end of our last day we pack up the aircraft and fly back to Union Glacier Camp where we will enjoy a celebratory dinner and share stories with other adventurers Day 9 Return to Punta Arenas Chile The aircraft from Punta Arenas will arrive with a new group of avid explorers and you will depart for the final leg of your Antarctic experience Our ANI staff will meet you at Punta Arenas airport and transfer you to your hotel Schedule No two Antarctic experiences are exactly the same This is part of the excitement and adventure of Antarctic travel The itinerary above highlights typical activities and experiences Exact timeline and details will vary from trip to trip Trip length may vary by departure Please anticipate delays and do not plan anything for at least a week after your scheduled return Allow yourself to enjoy this unique experience without the stress of pending commitments Experience includes Transfers to and from Punta Arenas airport Chile Briefing with refreshments in Punta Arenas one

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  • 7 Days* South Pole Flights - Star Holiday Mart Pte Ltd
    at the Geographic South Pole the Holy Grail of polar explorers and at the colorful Ceremonial Pole which commemorates the signing of the Antarctic Treaty Inside Amundsen Scott station we will see what it is like to live at the South Pole and learn what makes the South Pole a unique scientific laboratory The South Pole has been designated an Antarctic Specially Managed Area ASMA 5 to conserve the environmental scientific and historical values of the area We seek your cooperation in respecting visitor guidelines during the time we spend at the South Pole Return flight to Union Glacier Camp where we will toast our achievement and enjoy a celebratory meal prepared by our chefs Days 4 6 The Heart of Antarctica Experience the heart of Antarctica from the comfort of Union Glacier Camp Daily program of activities such as skiing hikes walks Antarctic skills sessions and talks will be held Enjoy the delicious hearty meals and delectable desserts prepared by our chefs Day 7 Return to Punta Arenas Chile The aircraft from Punta Arenas will arrive with a new group of avid explorers and you will depart for the final leg of your Antarctic experience Our ANI staff will meet you at Punta Arenas airport and transfer you to your hotel Schedule No two Antarctic experiences are the same This is part of the excitement and adventure of Antarctic travel The itinerary above highlights typical activities and experiences Exact timeline and details will vary from trip to trip Trip length may vary by departure Please anticipate delays and do not plan anything for at least a week after your scheduled return Allow yourself to enjoy this unique experience without the stress of pending commitments Experience includes Transfers to and from Punta Arenas airport Chile Briefing with refreshments in Punta

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  • 7 Days* 90° South Overnight - Star Holiday Mart Pte Ltd
    Bottom of the World Choose from a variety of morning and afternoon activity sessions with opportunities to visit the South Pole Markers South Pole Visitor Center and Amundsen Scott Station attend lectures on Antarctic themes watch DVD presentations and participate in games and activities organized by our guides Breakfast and lunch will be served in the heated dining tent which is also available for indoor activities and relaxation Return flights to Union Glacier will depart in the late afternoon Back at Union Glacier a special celebratory dinner will be served The South Pole has been designated an Antarctic Specially Managed Area ASMA 5 to conserve the environmental scientific and historical values of the area We seek your cooperation in respecting visitor guidelines during the time spent at the South Pole Days 5 6 The Heart of Antarctica Our last two days in the Heart of Antarctica Explore scenic Union Glacier with our guides enjoy talks and skills sessions or relax and soak in the events of the past few days It s up to you Day 7 Return to Punta Arenas Chile The aircraft from Punta Arenas will arrive with a new group of avid explorers and you depart for the final leg of your Antarctic experience Our ANI staff will meet you at Punta Arenas airport and transfer you to your hotel Schedule No two Antarctic experiences are the same This is part of the excitement and adventure of Antarctic travel The itinerary above highlights typical activities and experiences Exact timeline and details will vary from trip to trip Trip length may vary by departure Please anticipate delays and do not plan anything for at least a week after your scheduled return Allow yourself to enjoy this unique experience without the stress of pending commitments Experience includes Transfers to

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  • 13 Days* Mt Sidley - Volcanic Seven Summits - Star Holiday Mart Pte Ltd
    style setting two intermediate camps on the mountain and carrying all of our food and equipment with us We may ski to low camp on hard packed windblown snow but most of the climb will be done with crampons Summit day offers spectacular views as we follow the summit ridge along the rim of the caldera Below us the sheer walls of the Weiss Amphitheater drop away 4000 ft 1200m and neighbouring Mount Waesche tempts us with its snowy slopes We weave our way between a maze of fantastical ice mushrooms These snow features are formed by wind and moisture depositing rime ice on small obstacles evolving into massive structures over the years Following our summit we return to high camp and then we will retrace our steps back to our base camp Days 10 11 Weather Days Optional ascent of Mount Waesche or some of the other satellite peaks in the area if time and weather allow These days also provide a buffer for weather delays Day 12 Return to Main ANI Camp Fly back to Union Glacier Camp Celebrate our achievement with a glass of champagne and a delicious fresh meal prepared by our chefs Day 13 Return to Punta Arenas Chile The aircraft from Punta Arenas will arrive with a new group of avid explorers and you will depart for the final leg of your Antarctic experience Our ANI staff will meet you at Punta Arenas airport and transfer you to your hotel Schedule No two Antarctic experiences are exactly the same This is part of the excitement and adventure of Antarctic travel The itinerary above highlights typical activities and experiences Exact timeline and details will vary from trip to trip Trip length may vary by departure Please anticipate delays and do not plan anything for at

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  • 9 Days* Emperors & Explorers - Star Holiday Mart Pte Ltd
    Camp Day 6 Union Glacier We take a day to enjoy the comforts of Union Glacier Camp and prepare for the next leg of our journey Day 7 In the footsteps of the Explorers Today we fly to the South Pole the holy grail of polar explorers A 4 5 hr flight brings us to our destination and as we step off the aircraft we are immediately struck by the significance of this place and our journey We have arrived at the heart of the 7th continent and at the axis of the earth Here all 360 lines of longitude meet and the ice is nearly 10 000 ft 3 000m thick This last great geographical prize captured the imagination of a generation of explorers who suffered extreme hardship and even gave their lives to claim it as their own We will take plenty of time for photographs and reflection at the Geographic South Pole and the colourful Ceremonial Pole which commemorates the signing of the Antarctic Treaty Inside Amundsen Scott station we will learn what makes the South Pole a unique scientific laboratory and visit the store to buy souvenirs After our visit we re board the ski aircraft and return to Union Glacier Camp where we will toast to our achievement and enjoy a celebratory meal prepared by our chefs The South Pole has been designated an Antarctic Specially Managed Area ASMA 5 to conserve the environmental scientific and historical values of the area We seek your cooperation in respecting visitor guidelines during any time spent at the South Pole Day 8 Union Glacier On our final day we will have a chance to explore the scenic Union Glacier This day also provides a second opportunity for our South Pole flight in case of poor weather on Day

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  • Star Holiday Mart Pte Ltd - Singapore, Asia, Southeast Asia, Travel Promotion Sale Discount Package Tour
    image for more details 13 Days Ski the Last Degree US 58 450 per pax 31 Days Footsteps of Amundsen US 80 650 per pax 49 Days Ski South Pole Messner US 58 950 per pax 61 Days Ski South

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