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Phil Hopkins
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8:00 AM 20th April 2021
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Scenic Releases New South America Land Tours On Antarctica Itineraries

All-inclusive luxury cruise line, Scenic, has unveiled three new land tours with the release of its 2022/23 Antarctica programme.

The tours in Argentina, Peru and Chile can be added to Antarctica voyages on board the world’s first Discovery Yacht, Scenic Eclipse – giving guests a more in-depth immersion into the stunning landscapes, history and culture of South America.

The nine-day Glaciers & Wilderness – Argentinean Patagonia tour will take guests from El Calafate to El Chaltén on a journey through untouched landscapes and spectacular wild scenes. The highlight of the trip is an overnight stay at explora El Chaltén. Located amidst a private natural reserve with views of the Electric Valley and the Marconi Glacier, where there is an exclusive lodge experience for guests travelling with Scenic, which is the first of its kind in the region and offers breath-taking views. Prices for the nine-day tour start from £6,265 per person, based on 11, 15 November 2022 and 19 January 2023 departures.

In Chile, the eight-day Wild Landscapes of Atacama tour sees guests explore the natural landscapes in search of wildlife while staying in all-inclusive luxury. Guests will discover Chile’s charming paradox from the vibrant and bustling city of Santiago, to the Mars-like landscape of the driest non-polar place on earth – the Atacama Desert. Prices for the eight-day land tour start from £4,050 per person, based on 30 October 2022 departure.

The eight-day Icons of Peru – A Luxury Journey land tour includes a visit to Machu Picchu on board the Belmond Hiram Bingham luxury train and hotel stays at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, located at the entrance of Machu as well as Belmond Palacio Nazarenas – once a former convent built on Inca walls in Cusco. Prices for the eight-day land tour start from £5,045 per person, based on 3 November 2023 departure.

Scenic is currently offering a guaranteed 10 per cent Earlybird saving when a land journey is added to a Scenic Eclipse cruise. The above land tours can be added to select Scenic Eclipse Antarctica voyages, with prices for the 16-day Antarctica in Depth itinerary starting from £11,955 per person based on 24 January 2023 departure.

All new bookings are covered by Scenic’s flexible booking policy, enabling guests to defer their cruise to another travel date or itinerary up to 60 days prior to departure* and include Scenic’s Deposit Protection Plan. For information on Scenic’s health and safety policy, see www.scenic.co.uk/assurance.

For more information visit www.scenic.co.uk