Fly with LAN from Chile to Mount Pleasant on the Falkland Islands. Stay 1 night at Darwin House Lodge. (N)Days 2 - 3: Fly to Bleaker Island
Fly to Bleaker Island and stay 2 nights at Cobb’s Cottage. This long and thin island is privately owned and run as an organic sheep and cattle farm. Take easy walks along the sandy beaches to see elephant seals, sea lions and abundant birdlife including Magellanic, rockhopper and gentoo penguins, imperial cormorants, white-tufted and silvery grebes and rare flying steamer ducks. (B, L, D)Days 4 - 5: Fly to Sea Lion Island
Fly to Sea Lion Island, the most southerly of the inhabited Falkland Islands, for 2 nights at the Sea Lion Lodge. Take self guided walks to see amazing wild scenery, long sandy beaches and view wildlife, including the endangered striated caracara, Antarctic skua, and elephant seals. (B, L, D)
Alternatively, fly to picturesque Carcass Island in the northwest of the Falklands archipelago and stay for 2 nights at Carcass Cottage. The rolling hills and low cliffs here are superb platforms from which to view the multitude of sea and shore birds, including penguins, endangered striated caracara and pintail and steamer ducks, as well as elephant seals. It is possible to arrange an optional day trip by boat to nearby West Point Island to see the colony of black-browed albatross (subject to weather conditions). (B, L, D)Days 6 -7:
Fly to Stanley, the small capital of the Falkland Islands, for 2 nights at the Malvina House hotel. Take a full day excursion to Volunteer Point to see the colony of king penguins, the second largest penguin species. (B)Day 8: Fly to Santiago
Fly back to Santiago and continue your trip. (B)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Standard tour
This tour is based on stays in small lodgesSingle supplement
Available on request.Combinations or alternatives:
This is a suggested itinerary, which can be further tailored to suit your individual needs, and can be combined with an exploration of Chile and other countries South America. The Falklands can be accessed on its own via scheduled flights from the UK to Chile and on to Mount Pleasant, or on a direct charter from RAF Brize Norton in the UK. Please inquire for details and prices. The Falkland Islands can also be visited on selected cruises to the Antarctic Peninsula. Please refer to the Polar section of our website for further details.Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
Sea Lion Lodge is one of the southernmost hotels in the world, and is also one of the most luxurious places to stay in the Falkland Islands. It was purpose built in 1986 and has central heating in every room; ensuite shower, sink and WC in the double room and the six twin rooms; and a shared shower, sink and WC for the two single rooms. All bedrooms have their own telephone with internet and fax facilities. There are two spacious and comfortable living rooms, equipped with a television, a well stocked library of wildlife books and a conservatory. The Lodge's bar offers an extensive range of wines, beers and spirits to enjoy after a wonderful day exploring the island.
The Malvina House Hotel, built in the late 1960's, was converted into a hotel in 1983 and has since been extensively renovated. Located on Ross Road, it is within easy walking distance of all points of interest. With 18 rooms, it is the largest of the two hotels in Stanley. All rooms have private bathrooms. There is a bar-lounge and the Conservatory Restaurant provides dining in a relaxing atmosphere of plants and shrubs in the renovated original 19th century conservatory, with full a la carte menu.
Darwin House Lodge is a modern farmhouse, ideally situated near Mount Pleasant Airport. Guestrooms are comfortable and communal areas include a large comfortable lounge, a well-stocked bar and a conservatory with views across the bay. A non-smoking policy is applied throughout the house. Features: 6 rooms, dining room, central heating, television, DVD player, board games. Room amenities: En suite bathrooms
The purpose-built Cobb's Cottage (named after one of the island's previous owners) is located just a few minutes' walk away from the island's wildlife. The cottage offers simple but comfortable accommodation in two twin rooms, each with an en suite bathroom with shower, and also features a spacious lounge/dining room, a separate kitchen and a sun lounge. Guests booking on a full-board basis will eat at nearby Cassard House, where Wi-Fi is also available.<br>Features: 2 rooms, 24-hour electricity, central heating, television, DVD player. <br>Room amenities: Bed linen and towels are provided.<br>
Carcass Cottage is a homely and comfortable accommodation for up to 11 people located in the main Manager's House on the island. All rooms have en suite bathroom facilities and there is a lounge with honesty bar, large dining room, tea/coffee making facilities and a conservatory. Carcass Island is self-sufficient in organic vegetables, meat and dairy products, all of which you will be able to sample as it is prepared into typical Falklands 'camp style' fare.
Low season from £3,145 per person
High season from £3,245 per person
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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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