Expedition to Antarctica

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JAN. 4-17, 2018 From $9,795
Buenos Aires, Ushuaia, Antarctica
Aboard Le Boreal UCLA Faculty on Tour Activity Level: Active Hide This
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Expedition to Antarctica

JAN. 4-17, 2018
Buenos Aires, Ushuaia, Antarctica
Aboard Le Boreal

Explore Earth’s last frontier on this once-in-a-lifetime cruise aboard the deluxe M.S. Le Boreal, one of the finest vessel in Antarctic waters, featuring private balconies in 95% of the deluxe, ocean-view accommodations. On your 15-day journey, including two nights in Buenos Aires,  glide amid turquoise glaciers, flourishing penguin rookeries and breaching whales. Venture on to shore by Zodiac watercraft, accompanied by a team of expert naturalists. Explore the volcanic topography and visit outposts of intrepid explorers while discovering the secrets of the White Continent.

Cost: From $9,795
Thomas P. Gohagan & Company
Activity Level: Active
Vigorous pace, frequent movement, extensive walking over uneven walking surfaces, hiking, embarking and disembarking Zodiac watercraft and lack of handicap facilities

UCLA Faculty on Tour

Andrea Ghez
UCLA Physics & Astronomy
Andrea M. Ghez, professor of Physics & Astronomy and Lauren B. Leichtman & Arthur E. Levine chair in Astrophysics, is one of the world’s leading experts in observational astrophysics and heads UCLA’s Galactic Center Group. Her ground-backing work has provided the best evidence to date for the existence of supermassive black holes and has opened a new approach to understanding these exotic objects. She has received numerous honors and awards including the Crafoord Prize in Astronomy from the Royal Swedish Academy of Science (she is the first woman to receive a Crafoord prize in any field), Bakerian Medal from the Royal Society of London, a MacArthur Fellowship, election to the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society.

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STEP 1
Download the tour Reservation Form here. This tour is booked quickly, so sign up early to reserve space.

STEP 2
Enclose a check or provide credit card information for $800 per person, per tour, as a deposit for the selected tour. Make check payable to 2017 Expedition to Antarctica. Deposits are provisional and fully refundable pending your acceptance of final brochure terms.

STEP 3
Mail completed reservation form and your deposit to:
UCLA Alumni Association
Attn: Alumni Travel
James West Alumni Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397

A brochure will be mailed to you as soon as it is available.