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Good to Know

In which respect is it different from a classic study cruise?

On every “Expedition Knowledge”, you are not only accompanied by one tour guide, but by three to four prestigious experts with profound knowledge and vast experience. The wealth of knowledge of the experts, their lectures, the discussions and conversations in a personal atmosphere on board and ashore are what make our “Expedition Knowledge” so very special. You enjoy the luxury of the four- and five-star category on board and are not required to pack your suitcases or face tiresome transfers thanks to your “floating hotel”. Leaving you more time for unadulterated experiencing and understanding.

To whom is “Expedition Knowledge” appealing?

This cruise concept is ideal for you if you crave intellectual stimulation during your holiday and have possibly already visited the destinations as well as the local tourist highlights. Embark on an “Expedition Knowledge” if you would like to find out more about political, economic or art historic backgrounds. As a matter of course, this concept is also perfect for cruise enthusiasts who generally prefer an exclusive ambiance on their travels and are eager for knowledge.

On which ships is “Expedition Knowledge” offered?

“Expedition Knowledge ” is offered on both expedition ships of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises – MS HANSEATIC and MS BREMEN. Both ships are exclusively equipped with outside cabins or suites. The HANSEATIC, the only five-star expedition ship*, has space for 175, the BREMEN for a maximum of 155 guests. Our four-star-plus* ship MS BREMEN and the HANSEATIC feature a comprehensive on-board library, PC workstations and microscopes. Both of them are characterised by renowned experts, excellent service/cuisine and individual freedom.

*according to Berlitz Cruise Guide 2015

Which subjects are dealt with on the cruises?

“Expedition Knowledge” offers a broad spectrum ranging from architecture, art and culture via politics and economy to contemporary issues of the respective countries. However, the following applies to all cruises – you will experience the perfect combination of first-class knowledge, cultural comprehension and inspiring conversations.