Explore historic sites of the Falklands Conflict

The Falklands War was a ten-week conflict between Argentina and the United Kingdom. Thousands of Argentine and British Soldiers fought for control of the islands after Argentina invaded on the 2nd Apr 1982 Islands and claimed sovereignty over them. The conflict lasted a total of 74 days and ended with the Argentine surrender on 14 June 1982, returning the islands to British control. This tour will give you the opportunity to visit many of the key sites and battlefields of the conflict including Goose Green, Stanley and Tumbledown.
You will also have the opportunity to contemplate stunning landscapes and experience the culture of the Falklands Islands, in an 8-day Itinerary.

Highlights

  • Visit the battlefields of Mount Harriet, Wireless Ridge and much more.
  • Explore the capital, Stanley
  • Expand your knowledge with an experienced guide
  • Observe memorials and Argentine equipment on site
  • Possibility to travel to the Falkland Islands through the Royal Air Force Airbridge

Quick Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Falklands Islands
Day 2: Darwin, Goose Green & San Carlos
Day 3-4: Pebble Island
Day 5-6: Stanley
Day 7: Choice of Tour
Day 8: Departure

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Any element of this holiday can be tailormade to your requirements, including the places you want to see and the things that are important to you. Just contact one of our Travel Specialists today.

Day 1: Arrive at Falkland Islands

Your flight will arrive at Mount Pleasant International Airport via LATAM or direct from the UK via RAF.  You will be met and greeted by a Falklands Islands representative, and then transferred to a settlement.

Day 2: Darwin, Goose Green & San Carlos

You will spend the day with a guide who will drive you around the Darwin, Goose Green and San Carlos settlements. You will visit the Argentine and British Cemeteries and the memorials such as the Liberation Monument.

Day 3-4: Pebble Island

Travel by plane to Pebble Island where a raid by British Special Forces took place. A guide will bring you around the island and you will visit the HMS Coventry Memorial with full battle commentary.

Day 5-6: Stanley

The next destination will be Stanley. You will be transferred to your accommodation and will have the day to explore the capital. The following day will be an excursion with a guide to the battle of Mount Harriet, where you can still see remnants of Argentine equipment on the field. From there, you will continue to Fitzroy settlement and observe memorials for the Welsh Guards and RFA, which is also the site of the Sir Galahad and Sir Tristram bombing.

Day 7: Choice of Tour

This day, you will decide whether you want to pursue the Tour to Mount Longdon and Wireless Ridge – 2 sites recaptured 3 and 2 Parachute Regiment respectively, or a Tour of Mount Tumbledown where British launched an assault and succeeded in driving Argentinian forces.

Day 8: Departure

Transfer to the Mount Pleasant International Airport will be provided. You will fly back to the UK and will be advised of the pick-up time the night prior to departure.

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