Join us on an unforgettable expedition cruise as we sail from the azure waters of the Caribbean, through the Panama Canal, and down along the scenic coast of South America to Valparaíso, Chile. Explore the contrasts of modern cities and historic ancient civilizations and enjoy sea days at your leisure.
17 days

A Complete South American Odyssey

Join us as we sail the warm waters of the Caribbean, through the Panama Canal, and down the western coast of South America to Valparaíso, Chile on this exploration of South America.

The Famed Transit

Starting in Costa Rica, we sail south to Panama's Bocas del Toro before entering the Panama Canal. Watch MS Fram maneuver through locks, artificial canals and natural lakes. We cross the continent at 80 ft above sea level!

Ecuador, Peru and Chile

In Ecuador, we explore some of Guayaquil’s historic sites. Peru provides amazing opportunities for wildlife watching, exploring historical sights and learning about its ancient civilizations. In Chile, we visit colorful colonial towns and enjoy the Mediterranean climate.

Ocean Serenity and Wildlife

This is an extensive cruise and offers sea days to spend at your leisure. Join a lecture or simply relax and enjoy the ship’s facilities. All along the way, the expedition team shares its knowledge and inspires your curiosity and wonder.

At times, we are escorted by seabirds, and other times, by playful dolphins. We cross the equator and celebrate with King Neptune.  

Absolutely Unforgettable

The mix of exceptional nature, fascinating cities, vibrant South American culture and captivating lectures make this cruise utterly unforgettable.  




Hurtigruten offers unique expedition cruises to some of the purest and most remote waters of the world. As with all expeditions, nature prevails. Safety is always our top priority. We continuously evaluate our cruises to adapt to unexpected weather, ice and sea conditions, and exciting nature opportunities. That’s why we call it an expedition.