THE HANS INDIA |
Nov 26,2017 , 12:04 AM IST
The White Continent by The Q Experiences to the seventh continent – Antarctica will start from Ushuaia, commonly known as ‘End of World’. Ushuaia, the picturesque capital of Tierra del Fuego is located at the southernmost edge of South America and surrounded by the Beagle Channel.
It is a key departure point for most cruises as it offers the shortest sea route to reach Antarctic Peninsula. Ushuaia is an ideal tourist heaven for travellers before proceeding to Antarctica. Prior to the White Continent’s cruise sailing off, travellers will get a chance to explore. Guests can indulge in snow sports, trekking, fly fishing or can visit the national park and penguin colony amongst other activities.
On December 8, Michelin-starred Chef Atul Kochhar, who is the onboard Chef will greet all travellers at Ushuaia as the cruise prepares for the flag off and will interact with guests. On December 9, the travellers will depart from Ushuaia and board cruise to commence the Antarctica expedition.
The White Continent trip will take one to the icy vastness of Antarctica. A Curated Journey, this is India’s first luxury cruise journey carrying 200 travellers only, on an 11-day journey to the exotic icy continent.
The sleek ship has 132 staterooms and suites, complete with French interiors. Apart from multiple cuisines, entertainment, live music, performance shows, the ship will also have expert naturalists on board for enriching the voyage.