Thiruvananthapuram: The White Continent trip being organised to Antarctica, by The Q Experiences, will begin 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.
With its unique location and scenic views, Ushuaia is an ideal tourist heaven for travelers before proceeding to Antarctica. Prior to the White Continent’s cruise sailing off, travelers will get a chance to explore Ushuaia, where they can unwind at a luxury resort Arakur. Guests can indulge in snow sports, trekking, fly fishing or can visit the national park and penguin colony amongst other activities.
The Q Experiences has been catering to some of the most distinguished personalities in India. With the leadership team having more than 50 years of combined yet differentiated experience in various segments within the leisure, travel & tourism industry.
On 8th December, Michelin-starred Chef Atul Kochhar, who is the onboard Chef will greet all travelers at Ushuaia as the cruise prepares for the flag off and will interact with guests. Come 9th December, the travelers will depart from Ushuaia and board the luxury cruise to commence the Antarctica expedition.
Of the many handcrafted journeys envisioned by The Q Experiences, The White Continent is a flagship trip that will take one to the icy vastness of Antarctica. A Curated Journey, this is India’s first luxury cruise journey carrying 200 travelers 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, said a statement.