In-Depth Patagonia & Chilean Fjords Expedition

Price from $9,268
$6,803

Departure Dates
Duration
16 days

Discover stunning Patagonia and the Chilean fjords

  • 16-day expedition cruise to Patagonia and the Chilean fjords from Ushuaia to Valparaíso, with opportunities to visit four spectacular National Parks.

  • Journey with us as we attempt to go ashore at the legendary Cape Horn and cruise to the must-see Garibaldi and Pio XI glaciers.

  • Visit remote communities at Puerto Williams, Puerto Edén and Caleta Tortel, as well as bustling cities and charming villages.

Wild adventure

After a night in romantic Buenos Aires, you'll fly to Ushuaia and sail to wild Cape Horn, where we'll attempt to land if we can. We'll cruise north along the west coast of South America, with its UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, breathtaking national parks and remote communities.

Natural wonders

Sail past a tranquil maze of beautiful fjords, surrounded by islands, glaciers and steep mountains. Admire the staggeringly beautiful Pio XI glacier, before heading to the charming village of Castro and vibrant hilltop city of Valparaíso.

What's included

Take a look at what you can look forward to on this 15-day expedition cruise.

Flights

  • Flight in economy class from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia

Hotel

  • Overnight in Buenos Aires before the expedition cruise, including breakfast

Transfers

  • Transfer from the hotel in Buenos Aires to the airport before the expedition cruise
  • Transfer from the Ushuaia airport to the ship, including a tour of the town

Expedition Cruise

  • Expedition cruise in a cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner including beverages (house beer and wine, sodas, and mineral water) in restaurant Aune
  • Fine-dining À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm is included for suite guests
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board. Be aware that we sail in remote areas with limited connection. Streaming is not supported.
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle to fill at onboard water refill stations
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organize and guide activities, both on board and ashore
  • Range of included activities

Onboard activities

  • Experts from the Expedition Team present detailed lectures on a variety of topics
  • Use the ship’s Science Center, which features an extensive library and advanced biological and geological microscopes
  • The Citizen Science program allows guests to contribute to current scientific research projects
  • The onboard professional photographer will give tips and tricks for taking the best landscape and wildlife photos
  • The ship has hot tubs, sauna, and an indoor gym
  • Participate in informal gatherings with the crew, such as daily recaps and the next day’s preparations

Landing activities

  • Escorted landings with small boats (RIBs) while in Antarctica
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and all equipment needed for the activities
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition photographers will help configure your camera settings before landings

What's not included

  • International flights

  • Travel insurance

  • Luggage handling

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team

Route overview

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

Buzzing Buenos Aires

Day 1

Setting sail from Ushuaia

Day 2

Rounding Cape Horn

Day 3

Peaceful Puerto Williams

Day 4

Garibaldi Glacier

Day 5

Stunning Chilean fjords

Day 6

Bohemian Puerto Natales

Day 7–8

Pio XI Glacier

Day 9

Remote Puerto Edén

Day 10

Charm of Caleta Tortel

Day 11

The waters of Patagonia

Day 12

Castro's Chilotan charm

Day 13

The fortress at Niebla

Day 14

Sailing North

Day 15

Valparaíso, a UNESCO gem

Day 16

Ships on this expedition

Take a closer look at our ships typically used on this expedition

Included Programs

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages