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Arctic village
$24,850
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Expedition High Arctic

19 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
Journey into the land of the midnight sun, stopping at some of the most pristine destinations in the Arctic. Explore the colorful villages of western Greenland and see the 1,000-foot cliffs that are home to hundreds of thousands of nesting seabirds. Visit the ruins of the ill-fated Franklin expedition on Beechey Island. Search the majestic fjords …
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Baffin Island, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Northwest Passage, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Cape Dyer, Clyde River, Cumberland Peninsula, Ilulissat, Iqualirtuuq (Isabella Bay), Kangerlussuaq, Lady Franklin Island, Milne Inlet, Pond Inlet, Prince Leopold Island, Sisimiut, Upernavik, Uummannaq
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Coastal village in the arctic
$9,950
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Expedition North

13 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
Learn Viking lore and legends on this voyage north to the Arctic Circle. Behold the majesty of the silent landscapes as you search for Polar Bears, walrus, Arctic fox and seals. Explore deep fjords and lava caves, sulfur pits and boiling mud pools. A trip to the remote Jan Mayen Island completes this fascinating and unforgettable cruise.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Edgeøya, Grimsey Island, Hornsund, Husavik, Isafjordur, Jan Mayen, Kongfjord, Longyearbyen, Reykjavik, Siglufjordur, Vigur Island
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Walking through vast arctic landscapes.
$7,750
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Expedition Svalbard

11 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
Experience a journey into one of the last major European wilderness areas with pristine mountains, fauna, deep fjords, picturesque icebergs, and massive ice sheets. The goal on this voyage is to explore the eastern and least-visited sections of Svalbard’s breathtaking and dramatic Spitsbergen. Once there, locate wildlife and spend the maximum …
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Bear Island, Edgeøya, Longyearbyen, Tromso
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Walking through vast arctic landscapes.
$7,850
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North Atlantic Adventure

13 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Cruise around isolated islands
  • Learn of Inuit culture & tradition
  • Look for Polar Bears and birds
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites
This journey from Greenland to Newfoundland allows travelers to experience some raw and remote northern gems. In addition to marveling at the natural splendor, you will get to know the history and culture of the places you visit.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Baffin Island, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Akpatok Island, Iqaluit, Kangaamiut, Kangerlussuaq, Kangiqsualujjuaq, L'Anse aux Meadows, Lower Savage Islands, Nuuk, Red Bay, St. John's, Twillingate
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Coastal village in the arctic
$7,650
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Remote Isles On the Way to Iceland

12 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Observe various seabird species
  • Visit Neolithic and medieval sites
  • Experience the unique Faroe Islands
  • See dolphins, seals and porpoises
  • See Neolithic Heartland of Ork
  • See Europe’s largest bird cliff
The captivating history of these remote islands will astound, as you discover Neolithic sites, medieval ruins, and historic homes. Perhaps spot puffins, Grey seals, or even Orcas as you travel northwards to the Faroe Islands. Zodiac cruises, stunning natural parks and delicious local cuisine are all just parts of this multi-faceted trip.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Denmark, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Scotland, United Kingdom, United Kingdom & Ireland, Western Europe, Akureyri, Bass Rock, Djupivogur, Grimsey Island, Isafjordur, Isle of May, Kirkwall, Latrabjarg, Leith, Lerwick, Mykines, Reykjavik, Torshavn
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Icebergs in Greenland
$10,950
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Svalbard & Scoresby Sund

15 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
Discover the majestic icebergs and glacier-filled bays of the largest fjord system in the world during this unforgettable 2-week adventure. Ice cruise by Zodiac® and search the shoreline for polar bears. With 24-hour daylight, jagged peaks and glacier filled bays as your backdrop, this is a voyage filled with wonder and exhilaration.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Bellsund, Hornsund, Longyearbyen, Prins Karls Forland, Reykjavik, Scoresbysund
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Coastal village in the arctic
$8,480
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Greenland's West Coast

11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Anchor at remote ports of call
  • Hike the Arctic tundra
  • Tour Greenland's capital, Nuuk
  • Navigate the Ilulissat Icefjord
Explore the incredible beauty of the Arctic on this unique 11-day cruise that begins in Reykjavik, Iceland and travels around remote areas of Greenland. Board your luxurious 264-passenger luxury vessel, Le Boreal, and sail through silence broken only by the cracking of icebergs to the landscapes of this radiant, virgin land.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Ilulissat, Kangerlussuaq, Narsasuaq, Nuuk, Reykjavik
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A local boy carries the flag of Greenland.
$8,995
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Out of the Northwest Passage 2017

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Travel the enchanted NW route
  • Enjoy vibrant Inuit communities
  • Visit historic graves
  • Find and photograph Arctic wildlife
  • Explore Devon Island
  • Cruise the Ilulissat Icefjord
The Northwest Passage remains one of the world’s last true frontiers. Embark on the Ocean Endeavour for a 17-day voyage to the far reaches of the north. The crown jewel of Arctic expedition travel, a trip through the Northwest Passage leaves one forever changed.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Baffin Island, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Northwest Passage, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Cambridge Bay, Ilulissat, Itilleq, Kangerlussuaq, Kugluktuk, Lancaster Sound, Pond Inlet, Queen Maud Gulf, Uqsuqtuuq (Gjoa Haven)
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Barneo Ice Camp
$19,995
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North Pole Express: Barneo Ice Camp

3 Day Itinerary
  • Land on a polar ice airstrip
  • Visit the North Pole
  • Spend the night at Barneo Ice Camp
The pinnacle of this three-day expedition is spending one night at 89° north at Barneo Ice Camp. This seasonal, fly-in camp site is truly the most unique North Pole experience and is ideal for those seeking a short, but adventurous journey to the top of the world.
Activities: Helicopter Tour, Wilderness Lodge
Places: Arctic, Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Barneo Ice Camp, Longyearbyen
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A natural arch of basalt in Iceland.
$9,130
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A Circumnavigation of Iceland

9 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Experience Iceland's unique geology
  • Meet Iceland’s people & culture
  • Actively explore Iceland's coasts
  • Travel with an expert team
Embark on a 9-day Iceland circumnavigation voyage aboard the National Geographic Orion. Experience glaciers, geysers, thundering waterfalls, immense cliffs, geothermal springs, boiling mud pots, and rock- and lava-scapes of unearthly beauty in one irrestibile 360º expedition.
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Djupivogur, Heimaey Island, Husavik, Isafjordur, Latrabjarg, Reykjavik, Siglufjordur
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Arctic puffins
$7,130
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The Best of Spitsbergen

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Sail through steep fjords
  • Climb the Gullybreen glacier
  • Hike in Northwest National Park
  • Visit Ny Alesund former mining town
On this cruise, LE BORÉAL will sail you to a nature that is coloured by polar hues. Icebergs, icecaps, ice floes, a fascinating universe where 55% of the landmass is covered in glaciers, which collapse into the sea in jagged heaps
Activities: Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Bellsund, Longyearbyen, Madeleine Bay, Monacobreen (Monaco Glacier), North West National Park, Ny Alesund
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Arctic Reindeer
$6,995
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South & West Greenland and Disko Bay

Home of Vikings and Icebergs - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit (PO)
  • Enjoy seabird and whale sightings
  • Explore Greenland's Norse ruins
  • Visit the capital city Nuuk
  • View the huge icebergs of Disko Bay
Find yourself among some of the most magnificent sceneries in the world on this inspiring 16-day expedition through South and West Greenland! While sailing on the m/v Sea Spirit, admire icebergs the size of city blocks and soaring mountains. The juxtaposition of glittering icebergs and verdant hillsides in one scene may strike you as unreal.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Ilulissat, Kangerlussuaq, Nanortalik, Nuuk, Qaqortoq, Qassiarsuk, Reykjavik, Uunartoq
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Spitsbergen Compagnie du Ponant
$6,730
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Set Sail for Spitsbergen

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Be taught by naturalist guides
  • Encounter unique landscapes
  • Cruise by Bear Island's seabirds
  • Experience 24-hour daylight
Step aboard Le Boréal in Tromso, Norway for an 8-day expedition cruise to Spitsbergen. On this island, the sea spreads its thick, glittery coat of ice and time stretches out to eternity. Surrounded by the icy Arctic Ocean and nestling in between millennial glaciers and carved mountains, Spitsbergen in the summer is a place where the sun never sets. 
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Bellsund, Hornsund, Longyearbyen, Magdalenafjord, Monacobreen (Monaco Glacier), Ny Alesund, Tromso
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$7,490
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Expedition Svalbard

11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Endurance
  • Explore eastern Svalbard
  • Search for arctic wildlife & birds
  • Find 17th-century whaling remnants
  • Cruise spectacular landscapes
Cruise the fantastic fjords of Svalbard on this 11-day cruise on the Sea Endurance. Make daily landings with Zodiac craft to find remnants from the bustling activity during the 17th-century whaling period, view arctic wildlife such as polar bears and walrus, and explore magnificent landscapes and vast tundra.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, 14th of July Glacier, Alkefjellet, Hinlopen Strait (Hinlopenstretet), Hornsund, Krossfjorden, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Palanderbukta
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$3,375
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On the Trail of the Vikings

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Explore Breidafjördur Bay
  • Play golf in a volcano crater
  • Cross the Prins Christian Sound
  • Visit ancient town Qassiarsuk
Follow the same Viking trail from Iceland to South Greenland made famous by Viking explorer Erik the Red 900 years ago. Discover Iceland’s exotic bird life in Breidafjördur Bay, unspoiled nature and solitude in the Westfjords and fascinating volcanic archipelago of the Westman Islands. Your exploration of Greenland will …
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Isafjordur, Nanortalik, Narsarsuaq, Prince Christian Sound, Reykjavik, Stykkisholmur, Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar)
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$9,390
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Expedition Svalbard

11 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Sjoveien
  • Embark on daily Zodiac cruises
  • Cruise along fjords and glaciers
  • Discover Eastern Svalbard
  • Explore Southwest Spitsbergen
Explore the Arctic island Svalbard in beautiful autumn, and enjoy an 11-day voyage aboard the M/S Sjoveien encountering wildlife, spectacular fjords, and towering mountain peaks.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alkefjellet, Krossfjorden, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Palanderbukta, Raudfjord, Sundneset (Barentsøya)
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Polar bear print
$4,995
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Around Spitsbergen

10 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit (PO)
This 10-day voyage brings you to Spitsbergen, the ideal site for Arctic adventures. This archipelago has a remarkably mild climate which sustains a lush and vibrant ecosystem and is one of the best places to observe polar bears. With a significant place in the history of exploration, Spitsbergen offers numerous historic sites where travelers can …
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, 14th of July Glacier, Bellsund, Edgeøya, Hinlopen Strait (Hinlopenstretet), Hornsund, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Phippsoya, Sundneset (Barentsøya)
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A walrus pops up for to say hello
$6,295
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Spitsbergen Explorer: Wildlife Capital of the Arctic

11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Adventurer
  • View unique Arctic wildlife
  • Experience the Arctic via kayak
  • See polar deserts and huge glaciers
  • Visit a memorial for whalers
This 11-day cruise on the Sea Adventurer explores Spitsbergen, the wildlife capital of the Arctic, through zodiac cruising, tundra hiking, snowshoeing, and kayaking. Witness continuous daylight and unique Arctic wildlife as you sail around the magical island of Spitsbergen.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Hornsund, Longyearbyen, Monacobreen (Monaco Glacier), Smeerenburg
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