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EXPLORER 14 Days in SOUTH AMERICA

Departure: Friday, October 17, 2025
Nights: 14 nights
Returns: Ushuaia
+ Club Members - Bonus EUR180/Suite Credit
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
14
Nights
Days at Sea
6
Sea Days
Ports
7
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    EXPLORER 14 Days in SOUTH AMERICA

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Friday, October 17, 2025 Santiago (Valparaiso), Chile Embark 8:00 PM
    View of Santiago (Valparaiso), Chile

    Santiago is the capital of Chile, 90 minutes drive from its port Valparaiso. Santiago has easy access both to ski slopes just 50 km to the Andes, and beaches 100 km to the Pacific. Chile's steady economic growth has transformed Santiago into one of Latin America's most modern metropolitan areas, with dozens of shopping centers and impressive high-rises. Read more about Santiago (Valparaiso), Chile

    2 Saturday, October 18, 2025 At Sea
    3 Sunday, October 19, 2025
    4 Monday, October 20, 2025 Castro, Chile 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Castro, Chile

    Castro, situated on the east coast of Chiloe Island, sits on a bluff above its sheltered estuary and is the capital of the Chiloe Archipelago, in Chile. Castro is famous for its brightly painted traditional wooden stilt houses, so the greatest single attraction is simply walking down the streets and around the central Plaza de Armas. With its well-kept park that is surrounded by many shops and restaurants, it presents a great opportunity to absorb the local culture. Read more about Castro, Chile

    5 Tuesday, October 21, 2025 At Sea
    6 Wednesday, October 22, 2025 Tortel, Chile 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Tortel, Chile

    Caleta Tortel is a coastal village in Chile. It is the administrative centre of the commune of Tortel and is located between the mouth of the Baker River - the largest river in Chile - and a small bay in the Baker Channel. The surrounding geography is rugged, formed by a number of islands, fjords, channels and estuaries. Read more about Tortel, Chile

    7 Thursday, October 23, 2025 Puerto Eden
    8 Sunday, October 26, 2025 Puerto Natales, Chile 12:00 PM 12:00 PM
    View of Puerto Natales, Chile

    Puerto Natales is a city in the mainland Chilean Patagonia, located 247 km NW of Punta Arenas. It is the capital of both the commune of the same name and Ultima Esperanza Province in the southernmost part of Chile. Off shore to the west are islands and fjords and the Southern Andes rising to 1700m. Read more about Puerto Natales, Chile

    9 Monday, October 27, 2025 At Sea
    10 Tuesday, October 28, 2025
    11 Wednesday, October 29, 2025 Puerto Williams, Chile 8:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Puerto Williams, Chile

    Puerto Williams is a Chilean port and naval base located on Isla Navarino facing the Beagle Channel. It lies 46 km E of Ushuaia on the opposite N side of the Chanel. With a population of a little over 2,000, including both naval personnel and civilians, Puerto Williams claims to be the southernmost city in the world (based on definition of ‘city’; its population is 2900). Read more about Puerto Williams, Chile

    12 Thursday, October 30, 2025 Cape Horn, Chile 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Cape Horn, Chile

    Cape Horn, the most southerly of the great capes is located on Isla Hornos in the Hermite Islands group at the southern end of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of South America. It marks the northern edge of the Drake Passage that separates South America and Antarctica. For many years it was a major milestone on the clipper route, by which sailing ships carried trade around the world. Read more about Cape Horn, Chile

    13 Friday, October 31, 2025 Ushuaia, Argentina 6:00 AM Disembark
    View of Ushuaia, Argentina

    Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city, is located on the Beagle Channel, where soaring mountains, ice-blue glaciers, and an historic lighthouse create an ideal backdrop. The capital of the Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego, it was first settled by British missionaries. During the first half of the 20th C the major building of the city was a prison, built by the Argentinian government for repeat offenders and serious criminals, as the subpolar oceanic climate made escape difficult. Read more about Ushuaia, Argentina

  • Ship

    MS Fridtjof Nansen Overview

    MS Fridtjof Nansen

    Welcome aboard the magnificent Hurtigruten MS Fridtjof Nansen, a true marvel of modern expedition cruising. This state-of-the-art vessel offers an extraordinary voyage that seamlessly combines comfort, adventure, and sustainability. Named after the famous Norwegian explorer, this ship provides a remarkable journey through the breathtaking landscapes of the Arctic and Antarctic regions. The MS Fridtjof Nansen boasts an elegant Scandinavian design, creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere for its fortunate passengers. With a capacity for just 530 guests, this small expedition ship provides an intimate and personalized experience, allowing you to connect with nature and fellow travelers in a unique way.

  • Cabins

    MS Fridtjof Nansen Cabins

    Balcony Suite

    Balcony Suite

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    Cabin Types

    ME, MD, MC, MA

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

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    Size approximately: 20 - 28 m2. Suites with private balcony, different sizes, top-high decks, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofabed, TV, minibar, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker.

    Outside Suite

    Outside Suite

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    Cabin Types

    MF, MB

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

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    Size approximately: 22 m2. Corner cabin with large windows. Flexible sleeping arrangements, TV, minibar, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker. Without balcony.

    Balcony Cabin

    Balcony Cabin

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    Cabin Types

    XTJ, XY, XTD, XT

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

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    Size approximately: 18 m2. High deck cabins with balcony. Spacious cabins, different sizes, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofabed, TV, kettle, tea, and coffee. With a limited view.

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

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    Cabin Types

    RR, RS, TY, TT

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

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    Size approximately: 19 - 23 m2. Larger cabins on middle decks. Most 20 square meters, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofabed, TV.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for MS Fridtjof Nansen

    Legend

  • Promotions

    Current Cruise Deals for MS Fridtjof Nansen

    Hurtigruten Experience

    Hurtigruten Experience

    Your cruise with Hurtigruten Expeditions includes:

    • All meals in the main dining room
    • Specially selected wine, beer, sodas and mineral water including during lunch and dinner
    • Tea and coffee available during the day
    • Complimentary wind and water-resistant expedition jacket
    • Free Wi-Fi (subject to accessibility)
    • No gratuities expected
    • On board and on shore excursions and explorations*
    • A small selection of gear, such as trekking poles and rubber boots, will be available for load depending on the season and the destination
    • Access to in-depth lectures as well as the Advanced Science Center and Citizen Science Program
    • Expert guiding with the assistance of the Hurtigruten expedition team

    Terms & Conditions apply.

    Hurtigruten Club Offer

    Hurtigruten Club Offer

    Clean Cruising Club Members receive EUR180 per cabin onboard credit per stateroom*
    Plus, your cruise with Hurtigruten Expeditions includes:
    • All meals in the main dining room
    • Specially selected wine, beer, sodas and mineral water including during lunch and dinner plus tea and coffee available during the day
    • Complimentary wind and water-resistant expedition jacket
    • Free Wi-Fi (subject to accessibility)
    • No gratuities expected
    • On board and on shore excursions and explorations*
    • A small selection of gear, such as trekking poles and rubber boots, will be available for load depending on the season and the destination
    • Expert guiding with the assistance of the Hurtigruten expedition team

    Terms & Conditions apply.

    Hurtigruten Earlybird Offer

    Hurtigruten Earlybird Offer

    Save up to 25% with Hurtigruten's Early Bird discount offer (discount is included in the displayed pricing)*
    Your cruise with Hurtigruten Expeditions includes:

    • All meals in the main dining room
    • Specially selected wine, beer, sodas and mineral water including during lunch and dinner
    • Tea and coffee available during the day
    • Complimentary wind and water-resistant expedition jacket
    • Free Wi-Fi (subject to accessibility)
    • No gratuities expected
    • On board and on shore excursions and explorations*
    • A small selection of gear, such as trekking poles and rubber boots, will be available for loan depending on the season and the destination
    • Access to in-depth lectures as well as the Advanced Science Center and Citizen Science Program
    • Expert guiding with the assistance of the Hurtigruten expedition team

    Terms & Conditions apply.

Cabin Availability

Hold a cabin or view live cabin availability aboard MS Fridtjof Nansen for this sailing

Oceanview at the MS Fridtjof Nansen

Oceanview

From $9115
Balcony Cabin at the MS Fridtjof Nansen

Balcony Cabin

From $10656
Outside Suite at the MS Fridtjof Nansen

Outside Suite

From $12520
Balcony Suite at the MS Fridtjof Nansen

Balcony Suite

From $12926

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  • EXPLORER 14 Days in SOUTH AMERICA

    Cruiseline: Hurtigruten Expeditions Ship: MS Fridtjof Nansen Departure: Friday, October 17, 2025 Nights: 14 nights Departs: Santiago (Valparaiso) Returns: Ushuaia

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