Early booking discount of $75 is included if booked prior to March 31, 2022.

Starts in Buenos Aires on January 26th, 2023

Ends in Buenos Aires on February 15th, 2023

 21 DAYS / 20 NIGHTS

Set off on a journey from Argentina that will take you to Chile, the Falkland Islands and Uruguay. Then, get your camera ready because you’ll be cruising by Deception Island, Elephant Island and Cape Lookout in Antarctica as you get closer than ever to the South Pole. But first, Feel Free to take a stroll down La Rambla, a uniquely charming avenue that runs along Montevideo’s coastline that was in the running to become a World Heritage site. At Port Stanley, visit the Anglican Christ Church Cathedral – the southernmost cathedral in the world – or hop on your happy feet and go on an epic quest for penguins.

 

INCLUSIONS

  • All transfers in Buenos Aires
  • 4 nights in Buenos Aires at a 4* hotel with daily breakfast included
  • 2 nights in Iguazu at a 4* hotel with daily breakfast included
  • 13-night cruise aboard the Norwegian Star in the selected cabin category including all the meals
  • Return domestic flights from Buenos Aires to Iguazu
  • Return transfers from Iguazu Airport to hotel
  • 20 breakfasts – 14 lunches – 15 dinners
  • City tours, excursions, and entrance fees according to the program
  • English speaking guide
  • Port and Government taxes

 

Not included
International flights, gratuity to drivers and guides, City tax to be paid locally, beverages, personal expenses, travel insurances, optional tours, the cruise service gratuity charges (approx. cad $275 per person) or all other item not mentioned in present itinerary.

 

AMENITIES

Inside Cabin:

  • Premium Beverage Package (not including gratuities)
  • 250 minutes free Wifi per cabin
  • $100 USD on board credit per cabin.

 

Ocean View & Balcony Cabin:

  • Premium Beverage Package (not including gratuities)
  • 4 Ultimate Dining Meal Package (not including gratuities)
  • 250 minutes free Wifi per cabin
  • $50 USD Shore Excursion Credit per cabin
  • $100 USD on board credit per cabin
Ushuaia aerial view. Ushuaia is the capital of Tierra del Fuego province in Argentina.
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DAY 1 / JANUARY 26TH - BUENOS AIRES

 Upon arrival, meet and greet and transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation: Gran Brizo Hotel 4* or similar for 3 nights

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DAY 2 / JANUARY 27TH - BUENOS AIRES

Morning city tour of Buenos Aires named “The Paris of South America”. On an unforgettable route, we will live all the porteño magic. These few hours feature all the magic of Argentina”s capital city. In this most complete overview of the Paris of South America we will visit the glamorous neighborhoods of Recoleta and its most famous cemetery, Palermo, May Square and the Pink House, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the newest & trendiest Puerto Madero Area and many other emblematic buildings and palaces of unique architectural, historical, and cultural value. The visit would not be complete without the sights of the first settlements of the city of Buenos Aires. The Pinteresque neighborhood of San Telmo, residence to the porteño aristocracy until the end of the XIX century and where the renowned antiques market is held every Sunday: Caminito Street, in the colorful, Italian immigrants’ neighborhood of La Boca. Afternoon at leisure. In the evening, dinner, and Tango show at La Ventana. In the heart of San Telmo, La Ventana Barrio de Tango, he opened its doors to the world in 1982. This fully restored historic tenement is a classic walk-through of the Buenos Aires culture through the ages. The interiors, which preserve the purest of the building, are the ideal area for a unique proposal for 32 artists in scene, two tango orchestras, a collection of folk music, dancers, and singers. (B/D)
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DAY 3 / JANUARY 28TH - BUENOS AIRES

Today you will experience the Gaucho lifestyle in the Pampas at Santa Susana Ranch. Home to the gaucho, the humid pampa is one of the most fertile natural prairies in the world and is famous for its production of beef and cereals. Only a few kilometers away from the City of Buenos Aires, in a natural environment with beautiful landscapes, we will be honored with their typical national asado, empanadas, and excellent Argentinian wines. The wild smell of the countryside will invite us to break away from routine and discover a charming hundred-year-old rural tradition during the XXI century. Folk songs and dances, equestrian activities, and unbeatable shows of traditional gaucho skills, such as ring races, cuadreras (horse races), entrevero de tropillas (horse games): let’s live the traditional lifestyle of Argentinian ranches through the gaucho, the greatest

symbol of these lands. (B/L)

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DAY 4 / JANUARY 29TH - BUENOS AIRES

Morning at leisure. In the afternoon, transfer to the port to embark on your cruise adventure aboard the Norwegian Star. (B/D)
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DAY 5 / JANUARY 30TH - AT SEA

Enjoy the numerous and diverse activities aboard of the Norwegian Star or just relax to the sound of the sea. (B/L/D)
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DAY 6 / JANUARY 31ST - PUERTO MADRYN, ARGENTINA

If you want to see wildlife, go to the Punta Tombo Nature Reserve. Puerto Madryn is a gateway to remote wildlife preserves and Argentine patagonia. Visit the Paleontology Museum in the Chubut Valley. (B/L/D)
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DAY 7 / FEBRUARY 1ST - AT SEA

Enjoy the numerous and diverse activities onboard of the Norwegian Star or just relax to the sound of the sea. (B/L/D)
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DAY 8 / FEBRUARY 2ND - PUNTA ARENAS, CHILE

From the original name “Sandy Point,” this southernmost capital city in Chile had its humble beginnings as sparse penal colony near the Straits of Magellan. Today, Punta Arenas is regarded as a geopolitical point of interest given its strategic location as a gateway to the Antarctic Peninsula. (B/L/D)
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DAY 9 / FEBRUARY 3RD - USHUAIA, ARGENTINA

Hike beautiful trails framed by the sea, forests, lakes and mountains. See Andean Condors and the rugged beauty of Tierra del Fuego National Park. Ushuaia is one of two main cities on the island territory of Tierra del Fuego. (B/L/D)
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DAY 10 / FEBRUARY 4TH - AT SEA

 Enjoy the numerous and diverse activities aboard of the Norwegian Star or just relax to the sound of the sea. (B/L/D)
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DAY 11 / FEBRUARY 5TH - DECEPTION ISLAND, ANTARCTICA

 Deception Island is a mountainous, horseshoe-shaped island located off the coast of Antarctica in the South Shetland Islands. This wildlife sanctuary serving as a habitat to eight nesting seabirds, an active volcano, and the largest group of penguins in the Antarctic Peninsula (and possibly the world!)

While enjoying the breath-taking views from the pool deck, The Waterfront, or even your balcony, you can get a memorable glimpse of chinstrap penguins waddling about, slipping in and out of the frigid waters. In the distance you’ll see a picturesque shot at of Deception Island’s active volcano. It geothermally heats the island’s black-sand beach and warms the nearby water, providing a unique landscape in an otherwise frozen world. (B/L/D)

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DAY 12 / FEBRUARY 6TH - ELEPHANT ISLAND/CAPE LOOKOUT

 Situated off the coast of Antarctica, Elephant Island is named after the elephant seals that populate it and due to the island being shaped like an elephant head. Rugged mountains, glistening sheets of ice and unique wildlife add to the mystique of this remote destination. Despite its seemingly unforgiving, yet hauntingly beautiful landscape, legions of tuxedoed-looking penguins waddle across the rocky terrain while giant elephant seals lounge on its shores. (B/L/D)
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DAY 13 / FEBRUARY 7TH - AT SEA

Enjoy the numerous and diverse activities aboard of the Norwegian Star or just relax to the sound of the sea. (B/L/D)
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DAY 14 / FEBRUARY 8TH - STANLEY, FALKLANDS ISLANDS

 Arrive to the capital of the Falkland Islands, also known as Port Stanley and you’ll find a coastal town worthy of a jigsaw puzzle. This quaint city is home to a small population (so few are the residents that the town’s only “jail” can only hold thirteen people.) But it’s a place big on things to see and do. Whether you visit the Anglican Christ Church Cathedral, the southernmost cathedral in the world, or look for penguins. (B/L/D)
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DAYS 15 - 16 / FEBRUARY 9TH AND 10TH - AT SEA

 Enjoy the numerous and diverse activities aboard of the Norwegian Star or just relax to the sound of the sea. (B/L/D)
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DAY 17 / FEBRUARY 11TH - PUNTA DEL ESTE, URUGUAY

 The Saint-Tropez of Latin America is a favourite summer playground of southernmost South America. Sail the calmer waters or lounge on the beach along a 20-mile shoreline. And witness the big waves breaking at la Brava. (B/L/D)
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DAY 18 / FEBRUARY 12TH - BUENOS AIRES - IGUAZU

 Upon arrival in Buenos Aires, meet and greet at the port and transfer to the airport for your flight to Iguazu. Upon arrival at Iguazu Airport and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, tour of the falls on the Brazilian side. Located on the west end of the Paraná River, the Iguazu Park is a huge tropical rainforest which has been declared a World Heritage Site: it is one of the largest forest reserves in South America. Countless flora and fauna species live in it. We will take an elevator down to the base of the waterfalls and stop right above the river level. From a 1,000-meter footbridge, we will be able to admire the majestic Iguazu Falls or go up an elevator to the Salto Floreano viewpoint. (B)

Accommodation: Mercure Hotel 4* for 2 nights

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DAY 19 / FEBRUARY 13TH - IGUAZU

 Today we will visit the Argentinean side of the falls. Iguazu National Park a total of 55,500 hectares— bears the name of the river serving as northern border, which means “great waters” in the Guaraní language. Surrounded by a lush subtropical rainforest, we will find the majestic Iguazu Waterfalls. Its water volume and more than 275 falls places it among the most important and spectacular waterfalls in the world. On different footbridges, we will visit the heart of the waterfalls, appreciating them from different angles. We will visit the lower circuit, and feel part of nature, refreshing ourselves with waterfall drizzle. On the upper circuit, we will stop at different viewpoints, and then reach the balcony at Garganta del Diablo (Devil`s Throat). No doubt, this is the most amazing of all falls: water falls from 80 meters. (B)
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DAY 20 / FEBRUARY 14TH - IGUAZU – BUENOS AIRES

 Transfer from your hotel to Iguazu Airport. Flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and rest of the day at leisure to explore the city. It’s Valentine’s Day, why not surprise your loved one with a romantic in town? After all, Buenos Aires is one of the most romantic cities in the world! (B)

Accommodation: Gran Brizo Hotel 4* or similar for 1 night

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DAY 21 / FEBRUARY 15TH - BUENOS AIRES

Transfer to the airport. End of services. (B)

CRUISE ITINERARY

GRAN BRIZO HOTEL 4* * – BUENOS AIRES

Located in La Plata, Grand Brizo La Plata features a fitness center. Featuring a 24-hour front desk, this property also welcomes guests with a restaurant and a terrace. The hotel offers an indoor pool and a concierge service.
All guest rooms in the hotel are fitted with a flat-screen TV. The private bathroom is equipped with a bath. Guest rooms at Grand Brizo La Plata feature air conditioning and a desk.
A buffet breakfast is available every morning at the property.
The accommodations offers 4-star accommodations with a sauna.
City of La Plata Stadium is 1.9 mi from Grand Brizo La Plata.

Grand Brizo La Plata Hotel 15

MERCURE HOTEL 4* – IGUAZU

Uniquely uniting comfort and nature, Mercure Iguazú Hotel Irú is open. The rooms are comfortable and beautifully decorated, with spacious beds, AC and free WIFI. In the restaurant, there is a variety of foods for breakfast and the best of local and international cuisine, at lunch and dinner. Use the meeting rooms and business center, and enjoy the pool, sauna, spa, massage room and kids space.

When staying in Puerto Iguazu, you have several options for strolling. Visit Hito Tres Fronteras, marking the divide between Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil, with a fountain, just a short drive away. Don’t miss walking by the amazing waterfalls, one of the wonders of the world, in the Iguazu National Park, 25 minutes by car. For purchases, duty-free has imported products and is just 8 minutes away.

Enjoy a 5-star hotel in Puerto Iguazú, within the Iryapú forest reserve, uniting nature with modernity, comfort and pleasure. Whether for work or passing through, book at the Mercure Iguazú Hotel Irú.

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 January 26th to February 15th, 2023

Early booking discount of $75 is included if booked prior to March 31, 2022.

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IMPORTANT NOTES:

-English and French Canadians can constitute this group. Optional excursions can be bilingual. Itinerary is subject to change at any time.

-Payment Conditions per person:
Deposit $700 at the time of the booking ($1400 for a single occupancy).
Second deposit of 50% of the total package by September 12th, 2022. Final payment due on December 9th, 2022.
These payments are not refundable.

** no contractual purpose, some services can change at any time**

NORWEGIAN STAR

Recently refurbished as part of The Norwegian Edge program, Norwegian Star brings freedom and flexibility to cruises spanning the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, South America, and Transatlantic. Onboard, Norwegian Star features a large delicious dining options, bars and lounges, a sprawling spa, an always-exciting casino with VIP area, plus tons of fun for kids of every age.

  • Gross register tonnage:91 740
  • Guest capacity: 2328
  • Overall length:294 m
  • Max beam: 38 m
  • Year built: 2001
  • Refurbished: 2018
  • Ship crew: 1031

WHAT’S ON BOARD

Dining

Serving a wide variety of culinary delights to please every palate, our complimentary dining options include two main dining rooms, a help-yourself buffet and a variety of casual cafés, grills and on-the-go choices. Plus, our Main Dining Rooms offer a menu that changes daily, Chef’s Signature Dishes and carefully selected wine recommendations, guaranteeing a different culinary adventure with every visit.

Specialty dining

Enjoy a night of gastronomic proportions at one of our many specialty restaurants. Sip your favourite cocktail as you select from choice cuts of Angus beef at Cagney’s Steakhouse. Enjoy delicious pasta made with the freshest ingredients inside our rustic and chic Italian eatery, La Cucina. Or savour French cuisine at Le Bistro. No matter what you choose, our specialty dining options feature the tastes you’ll crave.

Bars and lounges

With so many bars and lounges to discover, finding your favourite may take a few days. Pop some bubbly and toast to the good life inside Gatsby’s Champagne Bar. Or work on perfecting your tan as you relax poolside at Topsiders Bar. Whether you’re looking to meet up with friends or make new ones, there’s always an opportunity to mix it up.

Entertainment

When it comes to the entertainment on Norwegian Star, there’s never a dull moment. Tickle your funny bone with the hilarious musings of The Second City, Chicago’s legendary improv comedy group. Find out whodunit during our Presumed Murder Luncheon. Or enjoy an evening of knee-slapping laughter alongside stand up comics and unicycle-riding jugglers inside Stardust Theatre. It’s showtime. All the time.

Activities

From top to bottom and from bow to stern, Norwegian Star ships have enough onboard activities to fill every minute of your cruise. Indulge in a refreshing swim, cocktail or ice cream treat at The Oasis Pool. Wanna get lucky? Bet it all at our award-winning Casinos at Sea®. And when all is said and done, enjoy a pamper session at Mandara Spa. With so much to do, we’ll always have you coming back for more.

Spa

When you want some “me” time, look no further than Mandara Spa®. Relax with a hot-stone massage, one of over 50 specialty treatments offered. At our onboard spas, treatments range from the classic to the luxurious. Let our pampering professionals soothe and rejuvenate you with facials, massages, acupuncture and a full menu of services.

Forget to pack something? No worries! Our gift shops onboard carry everything you’ll need for fun in the sun. Shop from a variety of souvenirs, cosmetics, clothing, snacks and sundry items. Treat yourself at our duty free shops full of fantastic savings on fine jewelry, accessories, perfume, liquor and tobacco.

Inside IB

These Inside Staterooms are the most affordable way for you to cruise. With room for up to four, you’ll have two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and some with additional bedding to accommodate up to two more guests.

  • Accommodates: 4
  • Total Approx. Size: 13 m2

Inside floor plan

Oceanview with Picture Window OA 

With room for up to four guests, these staterooms come with two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and additional bedding to accommodate two more guests, as well as a big picture window offering a great view. Travelling with family or friends? Some of these staterooms can connect so you can stay close.

  • Accommodates: 4
  • Total Approx. Size: 114 m2

Oceanview with Picture Window floor plan

Balcony BA

With room for up to three guests, Norwegian Star Balcony Staterooms have two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and some feature additional bedding to accommodate one more. Along with a sitting area, floor-to-ceiling glass doors and a private balcony with an amazing view. Plus some can connect so you can spread out yet stay together.

  • Accommodates: 4
  • Total Approx. Size: 18-28 m2
  • Balcony Size: 3-5 m2

Balcony floor plan