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St. Helena To Cape Verde

Starting at:
Per Person
 2,164
Length
10 Days
Embark
Jamestown
Disembark
Praia
Starting at:
Per Person
 2,164

Highlights

During the days at sea the chances of meeting whales are high. Witness the northbound spring migration of northern birds like Arctic Terns and Long-tailed Skuas who join us in crossing the Equator (“the Line”).

Standard Activities

Bird Watching
Bird Watching
blindness
Hiking
Mountaineering
Mountaineering
compass
Navigation Workshops
camera 2
Photography Workshops
Snowshoeing
Snowshoeing

Itinerary Day to Day

Day 1

Heading out of Helena

Our voyage starts in Jamestown, a uniquely situated city that offers much to see before we set sail. Enjoy the local British culture, tropical climate, and endemic birds of this remote volcanic island. You can visit Longwood House, where Napoleon died in 1821, and even walk the 699-step Jacob’s Ladder if you feel ambitious. If you have more time, you can also go on small hikes or snorkeling in the shallows, seeing multitudes of tropical and subtropical fish.

Jamestown
Embarkation Point
Days 2-3

Sailing the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Days 4-5

Onward to Ascension Island

Days 6-9

Crossing the equator

Day 10

The pleasures of Praia

Route Map

There are 4 main destinations visited
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Departure Dates

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April 15 - Apr 24, 2025
Jamestown, St. Helena
 2,164 -  4,145

Extra Activities

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Tent set up on ice
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Camping

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Kayaking

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What's Included

  • Voyage aboard the indicated vessel as indicated in the itinerary
  • All meals throughout the voyage aboard the ship including snacks, coffee and tea.
  • All shore excursions and activities throughout the voyage by Zodiac.
  • Program of lectures by noted naturalists and leadership by experienced expedition staff.
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the programme.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure material.

What's Excluded

  • Any airfare, whether on scheduled or charter flights
  • Pre- and post- land arrangements.
  • Passport and visa expenses.
  • Government arrival and departure taxes.
  • Meals ashore.
  • Baggage, cancellation and personal insurance (which is strongly recommended).
  • Excess baggage charges and all items of a personal nature such as laundry, bar, beverage charges and telecommunication charges.
  • The customary gratuity at the end of the voyages for stewards and other service personnel aboard (guidelines will be provided).