Discover Antarctica, Patagonia, and The Chilean Fjords – Southbound (19 Days)

Cruise Line: Hurtigruten
Valparaíso, Chile to Santiago, Chile
Dates: 23 Oct 2018 - 10 Nov 2018

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Tour Segment  Cruise Segment
23 Oct 2018
Valparaíso, Chile

The expedition begins in the vibrant city of Valparaíso, where you board MS Roald Amundsen.

24 Oct 2018

We make our way along the Pacific coast of Chile. The expedition team starts their lecture program, preparing you for the adventures to come.

25 Oct 2018
26 Oct 2018
Castro, Chile

The island city of Castro is known for its colorful 'palafitos', wooden houses mounted on stilts along the shoreline. Visit the Iglesia San Francisco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Churches of Chiloé, as well as nearby Chiloé National Park.

27 Oct 2018

The expedition continues south through Patagonian waters and iconic Andean seascapes.

28 Oct 2018
Puerto Eden, Chile

Sailing through Patagonia, we visit the remote village of Puerto Edén in Bernardo O'Higgins National Park. There are great hiking opportunities around this settlement, which can only be reached by water. The 250 inhabitants include the 15 remaining members of the indigenous Kawéskar people.

29 Oct 2018
Puerto Natales, Chile
Torres del Paine, Chile
Puerto Natales, Chile

See the lofty rock formations called 'Torres del Paine' (Towers of Paine). Experience azure lakes, trails that meander through emerald forests, roaring rivers, and a radiant blue glacier.

30 Oct 2018
Puerto Natales, Chile
31 Oct 2018
Chilean Fjords (Cruising), Chile

The deep channels and mountain walls that plunge into icy seas leave a profound impression. This wild and remote area seems almost untouched by humans.

DAY 10
01 Nov 2018
Cape Horn, Chile
DAY 11
02 Nov 2018
Drake Passage (Cruising)

We sail into open waters and land on Cape Horn if conditions allow. We continue across the Drake Passage, where two oceans meet, on our way to Antarctica.

DAY 12
03 Nov 2018
Antarctica (Cruising), Antarctica

The infinite white wilderness of Antarctica creates unforgettable impressions. Kayak in Antarctic waters amidst icebergs, hike snowy paths to spectacular viewpoints, and hear glaciers calve. We may even have an opportunity to camp under the polar sky.

DAY 13
04 Nov 2018
Antarctica (Cruising), Antarctica
DAY 14
05 Nov 2018
Antarctica (Cruising), Antarctica
DAY 15
06 Nov 2018
Antarctica (Cruising), Antarctica
DAY 16
07 Nov 2018
Antarctica (Cruising), Antarctica
DAY 17
08 Nov 2018

After four unforgettable days in Antarctica, we make our way north to return to South America.

DAY 18
09 Nov 2018
DAY 19
10 Nov 2018
Punta Arenas, Chile
Air travel
Santiago, Chile

Sadly, every great expedition must end. We arrive in Punta Arenas, where you connect to your flight to Santiago de Chile.

Discover Antarctica, Patagonia, and The Chilean Fjords – Southbound map

About the Ship

South America landscape
MS Roald Amundsen

In July 2018, Hurtigruten will add a brand new ship to its fleet: the MS Roald Amundsen. This state-of-the-art vessel will feature new and environmentally sustainable hybrid technology that will reduce fuel consumption and show the world that hybrid propulsion on large ships is possible.

What's Included


  • Wind and water resistant jacket

  • Landings and activities on board and ashore

  • English speaking expedition team that gives lectures and accompanies landings

  • Complimentary use of Muck Boot® rubber boots.

Not Included

  • International flights

  • Travel insurance

  • Luggage handling

  • Optional excursions and gratuities

About Us

Exploring since 1893, Hurtigruten operates premium exploration voyages to Norway, Antarctica, Iceland, Greenland, Spitsbergen, Europe, Africa, South/Central America and Arctic Canada. Our itineraries to these unique destinations focus on the stunning diversity of its wilderness, inhabitants, flora, and fauna. Hurtigruten’s unique heritage, combined with highly skilled crews and a diverse fleet of nimble, intimately-scaled expedition ships, enable us to offer guests unforgettable experiences in some of the most exciting corners of the world.

Insider Tip

Choose from a variety of cabin options ranging from Interior, Ocean View and Suite categories on any one of our 15 ships offering modern facilities carefully blended with true character.

Terms & Conditions

The terms and conditions of this contract apply to the sea passage as well as to all other products or services of any kind whatsoever provided for or arranged by Hurtigruten AS, their agents or independent contractors. These terms and conditions represent the entire agreement and a binding contract between Hurtigruten AS and the customer. These pro-visions supersede any oral or written representations. Any change in these provisions must be in writing signed by the president of Hurtigruten AS.The transports of passengers, baggage and vehicles is subject to the provisions of the Act no. 39 of 24 June 1994 Norwegian Maritime Code, as amended (‘Norwegian Maritime Code’), and package tours are subject to the provisions of the Act no. 57 of 25 August 1995 Relating to Package Tours (‘Package Tours Act’). Copies of the Norwegian Maritime Code and the Package Tours Acts, in Norwegian and in English, are on file with Hurtigruten AS and available upon request. The terms and conditions of this contract are drawn up in accord ance with the Norwegian Maritime Code, Package Tours Act, and the regulations laid down by the Norwegian Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. However, in case of conflict between this contract and the Norwegian Maritime Code or Package Tours Act, this contract shall take precedence.

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Shore Excursions

Valparaíso, Chile - 23 Oct 2018

Torres del Paine, Chile - 29 Oct 2018

Punta Arenas, Chile - 10 Nov 2018

Santiago, Chile - 10 Nov 2018

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