In-depth Patagonia & Chilean Fjords Expedition

Resort:South America
Operator: Hurtigruten Expeditions
Destination: Argentina, Patagonia
Price From: £5800.00

Cruise Overview :

Embark on a 16-day expedition cruise through Patagonia and the Chilean fjords from Ushuaia to Valparaso. Experience an unforgettable journey from Buenos Aires, exploring remote national parks, striking glaciers, and legendary Cape Horn.

  • Wild Adventure: Begin in Buenos Aires, fly to Ushuaia, and sail north along the west coast of South America. Encounter breathtaking scenery and remote communities like Puerto Edn.
  • Natural Wonders: Sail past beautiful fjords, islands, and glaciers. Explore charming villages like Castro and Niebla before reaching vibrant Valparaso.

What’s Included

  • Flights: Economy class from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia, with an overnight stay in Buenos Aires before the cruise.
  • Transfers: Between hotel and airport in Buenos Aires, and from Ushuaia airport to the ship.
  • Expedition Cruise: Cabin accommodation, daily meals and drinks, expedition jacket, Wi-Fi, onboard activities, and more.
  • Excursions & Activities: Yaghan cultural presentation, Puerto Edn community visit, and optional pre/post programs like wine tours and city tours.

Excursions & Activities

  • Included Excursions: Yaghan cultural presentation on board, Puerto Edn community visit.
  • Pre/Post Programs: Wine Tour & Tasting in Maipo Valley, Valparaiso and Santiago city tours.

Special Offers

  • Suite Offer: Save an additional 5% when booking a suite before 30 June 2024.
  • Explore More for Less: Save up to 25% on select sailings.

Day 1: Buzzing Buenos Aires

Explore the vibrant streets of Buenos Aires, known for its tango, architecture, and cultural richness.

Day 2: Setting sail from Ushuaia

Embark on your expedition cruise from Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, surrounded by dramatic mountain landscapes.

Day 3: Rounding Cape Horn

Experience the thrill of attempting to land at legendary Cape Horn, a historic maritime milestone.

Day 4: Peaceful Puerto Williams

Discover the tranquility of Puerto Williams, a remote town known for its natural beauty and naval history.

Day 5: Garibaldi Fjord

Marvel at the stunning glaciers and rugged landscapes of Garibaldi Fjord, a highlight of Chilean Patagonia.

Day 6: Stunning Chilean fjords

Cruise through the breathtaking Chilean fjords, surrounded by towering mountains and pristine wilderness.

Day 7-8: Bohemian Puerto Natales

Immerse yourself in the bohemian atmosphere of Puerto Natales, a gateway to Torres del Paine National Park.

Day 9: Crossing the White Narrows

Navigate through the picturesque White Narrows, a narrow passage surrounded by towering cliffs and icy waters.

Day 10: Remote Puerto Edn

Visit the remote village of Puerto Edn, home to the indigenous Kawshkar people, nestled in a secluded fjord.

Day 11: Charm of Caleta Tortel

Experience the unique charm of Caleta Tortel, a picturesque village built on stilts along the rugged coastline.

Day 12: The waters of Patagonia

Sail through the pristine waters of Patagonia, surrounded by stunning landscapes and abundant wildlife.

Day 13: Castro’s Chilotan charm

Explore the Chilotan architecture and cultural heritage of Castro, the capital of Chilo Island.

Day 14: The fortress at Niebla

Discover the historic fortress of Niebla, a UNESCO World Heritage site overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Day 15: Sailing North

Enjoy a day of relaxation as you sail northward towards your final destination.

Day 16: Valparaso, a UNESCO gem

Conclude your expedition in Valparaso, a UNESCO World Heritage city known for its colorful streets, bohemian culture, and artistic flair.