There are countless options to extend your holiday before or after your Antarctic adventure. From a quick stop over in Santiago to a Galapagos cruise to several weeks exploring the far corners of South America, your options are endless.
Below are just some suggestions of popular trip extensions that Back Track clients have enjoyed.
10 days with Peregrine from $7760
This is our most comprehensive journey in the Galapagos. Spend a week onboard our very own vessel, the well-appointed M.C. Queen Beatriz, and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime cruise. Choose from a range of itinerary options that explore this remote archipelago.
Santiago de Chile is the heart of this fascinating and varied country. Founded in 1541 it has grown to be a metropolis of 4.6 million people that reflects ethnic diversity and combines modern structures with grand Spanish colonial edifices that hark back to a bygone era.
Buenos Aires Stopover
Visit one of the world’s most eclectic cities, with various neighbourhoods reflecting the city’s diverse cultural heritage where reality and romance are never too far away from each other. Home to 11 million it is a beautiful city riddled with conflict, struggles and resilience.
South America In Depth
39 days with Peregrine from $15,545
Packed full of highlights both natural and man-made, this journey across South America showcases a diversity of wonders spanning the Andes to the Amazon. In the Peruvian Andes hub of Cuzco be immersed in the ancient culture of the Incas, visit the Sacred Valley and revel in the magnificent citadel ruins of Machu Picchu. At Lake Titicaca, Bolivia, visit the floating Uros Islands before continuing to the lofty heights of La Paz. Further south, the Chilean hinterlands are home to some spectacular wineries while irrepressible Buenos Aires excels at nightlife. At the border with Brazil, experience the magnificent might of Iguazu Falls, before finally arriving in one of the world’s most beautiful cities, Rio de Janeiro.
Iguazu Falls Extension
3 days with Peregrine from $585
These falls are made up of 275 different cascades and cataracts, well deserving of a few days of dedicated exploration. The falls are the largest in the world by volume and are higher than Niagara Falls. This trip takes in both the Argentinean and Brazilian sides of the falls.
4 days with Peregrine from $1605
Come face-to-face with the hundreds of statues in remote Easter Island, also known as Rapa Nui. This dot in the ocean is claimed to be the most remote inhabited island in the world. Sitting more than 3500 kilometres from the Chilean coast, who’s going to argue?
Pinnacles of Patagonia
11 days with Peregrine from $6995
Adventure across Chile and Argentina’s southern fringes, a world ruled by breathtaking blue-tinted scenery and stunning ice formations that stretch as far as the eye can see. Discover the Lake District, hike to glacial lagoons dotted with flamingoes, drive up into white-tipped hills for superb views of winding rivers and wooded valleys, and cruise across mirrored lakes where Andean condors soar.