South Pole

Arrival Day                     Arrival in Punta Arenas, Chile.

Pre-departure Day          Luggage pick-up and briefing.

Day 1                            Flight to Antarctica by IL-76 cargo plane. Camping at Union Glacier. The seasonal camp is located in the Heritage Range, below the Ellsworth Mountains, on Union Glacier, that gives the camp its name.

Day 2                            Flight to the South Pole with an intermediate stop in Thiel at the foot of the Transantarctic Mountains. Exploring the South Pole and Amundsen-Scott scientific research station and return back to Union Glacier.  

Days 3-5                     Union Glacier activities and exploration.

Days 6-7                     Return flight to Punta Arenas.

Flexible Departure Day   Return flight home or post-expedition programs in Southern Chile.

Airport transfers in Punta Arenas, Chile
Round trip flight to Antarctica from Punta Arenas
Round trip flight to South Pole from Union Glacier, Antarctica
Meals and tented accommodation in Antarctica
Antarctic guides and lecturer
Celebration dinner and Certificate of Achievement
Checked luggage up to 55 lb (25 kg)

3 NM points: Aisen and Magallanes, West Antarctica and the South Pole
9 MTP points: claims of 7 countries around the South Pole, Marie Byrd Land and Chile
8 TCC points: claims of 7 countries around the South Pole and Chile  
Dates:  December 6, 2023;  January 8, 2024              Price:  $54,500