In the footsteps of great seafarers: board one of the first expeditions with the HANSEATIC inspiration from Cape Verde’s fertile volcanic cones across the Atlantic to the Caribbean.

Highlights


• Expedition Cape Verde and Atlantic crossing - fire islands and the World's Oceans

• Enjoy El Hierro – the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

• Get to know Santiago – the lush island with impressions of its bustling markets

Departure 21.00 hrs
First a daring feat, now a legendary journey – crossing the Atlantic is a dream cruise for true seafarers and nautical fans. As one of the first guests on the HANSEATIC inspiration, experience the magic of the ocean on this transatlantic passage. Your first destination is El Hierro, the smallest of the Canary Islands. El Hierro – the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve* entices with its laid-back capital, Valverde, and a breathtaking viewpoint overlooking the Roque de Bonanza. The scent of old eucalyptus forests is equally striking during a hike on El Hierro*.
A warm welcome awaits you on sunny Cape Verde. On the first island, Sao Nicolao, spectacular rugged landscapes promise unforgettable experiences. The small fishing village of Tarrafal is ideal for you to explore on your own and it is also the starting point for a guided walk through the bizarre mountain world*. Here you can savour what is probably one of the most beautiful views of the whole archipelago. The gorgeous island vistas* also feature areas of lush vegetation. Marvel at the banana trees, papayas and dragon trees, all against a striking mountain backdrop, before Santiago – the largest Cape Verde island – draws you under its spell with the European look and African culture of its capital, Praia. Get to know Santiago – the lush island* with impressions of its bustling markets. Cidade Velha was the site of an important chapter in colonial history: travel from the new to the old capital* on an excursion to the former commercial centre of Santiago – its pillory a gloomy relic from the former slave market. The volcanic island of Fogo presents a fascinating contrast. This entire island in the south of the archipelago is a mighty volcano surrounding the Pico de Fogo, the highest mountain on Cape Verde. Discover bizarre lava formations in the fire island’s volcanic landscape* that will come to resemble figures as your imagination takes flight. On the coast you will find black lava beaches scattered with colourful fishing boats, while a walk through Sao Filipe* allows you to immerse yourself in island life. Sao Vicente is a cultural melting pot. Take a walking tour of Mindelo* and be enthralled by its diversity, activity and the Torre de Belem, a replica of Lisbon’s landmark. Go off-road* and experience the island in an all-terrain vehicle with spectacular views of imposing volcanic craters and mountain massifs. The striking mountains earned Santo Antao the name “island of mountains”. The lush landscape conceals wonderful paths for exploration – including the pristine island of Santo Antao with a hike*. A spectacular trail will reveal the fertile Paul Valley. Take a scenic journey on Santo Antao* and discover the vast interior of the inactive Cova volcano and its crater. Deeply moved by these experiences, you will soon be crossing the Atlantic.
Expand your horizons on this unforgettable crossing and feel the wind in your hair – keep your eyes and ears open for the wonders of the ocean and fascinating background knowledge from the experts on board. Use this time to savour the comforts of the HANSEATIC inspiration to the full: enjoy the expanse of the ocean and the light from the Panorama Deck, relax in the wellness area or relish some culinary highlights – true inspiration for all your senses.
Arrival 13.00 hrs Overnight stay on board Idyllic views await you on Barbados. Fine sandy beaches invite you to bask in the sun and chic houses tell of the colonial past – particularly in the old town of Bridgetown, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is just one of many moving moments before you reflect on your spectacular cruise across the Atlantic all over again as you sleep: in a Caribbean night on board the HANSEATIC inspiration.
Disembarkation.

Guaranteed Cabin. From

$ 9310 USD pp
When a guaranteed cabin is booked, a two-berth outside cabin will be provided (limited numbers). Cabins will be assigned shortly before the beginning of the cruise. If combined cruises are booked, we are unable to guarantee the same accommodation throughout. Your cabin number will be sent to you along with the travel documents.

Outside Cabin. From

$ 10340 USD pp
Outside Cabin. From
Living area: 22 m² (237 ft²) Binoculars in the cabin Nordic walking poles Heated wall in bathroom (e.g. for towels and wet parkas) Rain shower Free mini bar Coffee machine Separable beds

Panorama Cabin. From

$ 10900 USD pp
Panorama Cabin. From
Living area: 22 m² (237 ft²) Binoculars in the cabin Nordic walking poles Heated wall in bathroom (e.g. for towels and wet parkas) Rain shower Free mini bar Coffee machine Separable beds

French Balcony Cabin. From

$ 11420 USD pp
French Balcony Cabin. From
Living area: 21 m² (226 ft²) Binoculars in the cabin Nordic walking poles Heated wall in bathroom (e.g. for towels and wet parkas) Rain shower Free mini bar Coffee machine Separable beds

Balcony Cabin. From

$ 11950 USD pp
Balcony Cabin. From
Living area: 28 m² (301 ft²); balcony: 6 m² (65 ft²) Binoculars in the cabin Nordic walking poles Heated wall in bathroom (e.g. for towels and wet parkas) Rain shower Free mini bar Coffee machine Separable beds

Junior Suite with Balcony. From

$ 15660 USD pp
Junior Suite with Balcony. From
Living area: 43 m² (463 ft²); balcony: 6 m² (65 ft²) Separate living/sleeping area Separate dining area Sleeping area with panoramic view Separable beds TV in living and sleeping areas Bathroom with two sinks and rain shower Steam sauna in shower area Heated wall in bathroom (e.g. for towels and wet parkas) Butler service Binoculars in the suite Nordic walking poles Free mini bar Coffee machine

Grand Suite with Veranda. From

$ 22000 USD pp
Grand Suite with Veranda. From
Living area: 71 m² (764 ft²); Veranda: 16 m² (172 ft²) Veranda with space heaters Separate living/sleeping area Separate dining area Sleeping area with panoramic view Separable beds TV in living and sleeping areas Daylight bathroom with two sinks, free-standing bath, rain shower and balcony access Steam sauna in shower area Heated wall in bathroom (e.g. for towels and wet parkas) Separate toilet Butler service Exclusive service privileges Binoculars in the suite Nordic walking poles Free mini bar Coffee machine

Hanseatic Inspiration

Vessel Type: Five-star expedition ship

Length: 138 meters

Passenger Capacity: 230 (199 for Antarctic expeditions and cruises around Spitsbergen)

Built: 2017

Explore the Ship:

* More open deck space than on any other expedition ship

* Glass balconies: Float over the ocean with perfect views when watching whales and dolphins, for example

* Observation Deck and Lounge: The terraced Observation Deck offers the best views as well as permanently mounted binoculars. Located one deck lower, the Observation Lounge brings the excitement indoors with its 180-degree panoramic view

* Bow tour: The new deck track at the bow puts you in the front row for wildlife sightings.

* Marina: The marina is the convenient starting point for a variety of warmwater sports – kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and snorkelling equipment are available for you to use

Cabins & Suites:

* An ocean view with even more: exclusively outside cabins and suites, almost all with balconies or French balconies

* Grand Suites with a private veranda

* Spaciously designed – enjoy a relaxing stay in rooms from 21 m² (226 ft²) up to 71 m² (764 ft²) in size

* Exceptionally equipped – for example, with binoculars, Nordic Walking poles, air conditioning, coffee machine and mini bar (free of charge)

* Separable beds in all cabins and suites

* Heated wall in bathroom (e.g. for towels and wet parkas)

Culinary:

* Main restaurant: A relaxed atmosphere at any time of day – from breakfast to dinner, inspired by the region.

* Speciality restaurants: The speciality restaurant on the HANSEATIC inspiration will take you on a culinary voyage of discovery: explore exquisite Japanese creations and Peru’s modern and fashionable cooking. Explore new culinary highlights of the North American east coast on the HANSEATIC nature.

* Bistro Restaurant: Eat under an open sky. The Bistro Restaurant offers 84 indoor and around 100 outdoor seats.

* Bars: spend the evening relaxing with a glass of wine in the Observation Lounge or the HanseAtrium.

Fitness & Wellness:

* Spa area: Our new ships offer professional partial- and full-body massages, classic cosmetic treatments, a hairdresser and treatments for your hands and feet. The Finnish sauna with an ocean view and the steam sauna are the perfect end to every expedition.

* Pool area/bar: Thanks to its flexible canopy, the pool area with bar can be enjoyed whatever the weather. Water loungers and a counter-current system offer pure relaxation.

* Fitness area: The fitness area, which has been expanded significantly to around 100 m² / 1,076 ft², features up-to-date equipment, a separate course room and an incomparable ocean view.

Knowledge On Board:

* HanseAtrium: The central HanseAtrium can be used for many different activities; its cutting-edge technology makes it suitable for presentations and expert lectures as well as intensive precaps and recaps. In the evening, the HanseAtrium is transformed into an atmospheric bar where you can see out the day and reflect on your experiences.

* Ocean Academy: The Ocean Academy allows you to experience science however you desire. You can use the large media wall and interactive poster to display fascinating information on a wide range of disciplines whenever you like.

Cabin layout for Hanseatic Inspiration

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