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Mysterious natural round stones of Franz Josef Land
$8,995
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Franz Josef Land

16 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit (PO)
  • Explore unique Arctic wilderness
  • Take advantage of 24-hour daylight
  • Visit preserved historical sites
  • View Champ Island's stone spheres
Be a part of this incredible 16-day Arctic expedition through Franz Josef Land & Svalbard on the m/v Sea Spirit. This journey includes islands rarely visited by other expedition ships, offering an unparalleled Arctic voyage of a lifetime.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Eastern Europe, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Russia, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Bell Island, Cape Tegetthoff, Champ Island, Hooker Island, Longyearbyen, Wilczek Land
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A view from the cliffs of Gros Morne National Park.
$8,170
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The Canadian Maritimes and Newfoundland

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • See WWII harbor defenses
  • Be immersed in regional history
  • Discover Gros Morne National Park
  • Watch for moose and sea birds
Embark National Geographic Explorer and sail into eastern Canada's breathtaking natural beauty. Discover Newfoundland's little-known, astonishing Viking past. Your journey of pure discovery ventures to the legendary islands of Cape Breton, Saint Pierre, and the Isles de la Madeleine.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Atlantic Coast, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Baddeck, Gros Morne National Park, L'Anse aux Meadows, Les Iles-de-la-Madeleine, Louisbourg, Saint Pierre, St. John's
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An arctic fox searches the rocks of the Arctic
$4,690
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North Spitsbergen: Arctic Summer

12 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Enjoy shore-based excursions
  • Watch polar bears hunt on pack ice
  • Cruise through beautiful fjords
  • Walk through the Arctic tundra
Experience the pack-ice of the Arctic on this 12-day expedition cruise in North Spitsbergen. The stunning cliffs, fjords, glaciers, and mountains of North Spitsbergen play host to a menagerie of wildlife from colonies of sea birds to polar bears while whales, walrus, and seals can be spotted as you cruise through the icy waters.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: 14th of July Glacier, Forlandsundet, Isfjord, Longyearbyen, Magdalenafjord, Ny Alesund, Raudfjord, Trygghamna, Ytre Norskøya Island
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Ilulisat
$12,909
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Epic Crossing of the Arctic North

14 Day Itinerary aboard MS Spitsbergen
  • Join optional excursions
  • Visit Ilulissat and Sisimiut
  • Explore Qassiarsuk
  • Discover Iron Age sites
Join this exciting 14-day Arctic cruise and explore the islands of the North Atlantic aboard the MS Spitsbergen. Cruise the land of the midnight sun and end your journey in Bergen, Norway, gateway to the fjords.
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bergen, Copenhagen, Ilulissat, Kangerlussuaq, Lerwick, Nuuk, Qaqortoq, Qassiarsuk, Qeqertarsuaq, Reykjavik, Sisimiut, Torshavn
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Hiking the snowy hillsides of Greenland.
$5,950
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Spitsbergen to Northeast Greenland, Aurora Borealis 2017

14 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • View the Northern Lights
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit settlement
  • Watch whale and seabird migration
  • Observe cathedral-like icebergs
This 14-day Spitsbergen and Northeast Greenland cruise sails waters filled with breath-taking scenery. The expedition passes through areas that are home to seals, seabirds, whales, and polar bears, topped off with nighttime viewing of the Northern Lights.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Antarcticahavn, Blomster Bugt, Cape Hofmann Halvø, Illoqqortoormiut, Longyearbyen, Myggebugten, Raudfjord, Reykjavik, Scoresby Land, Scoresbysund
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Arctic Northern Lights
$1,890
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Northern Lights & Whales: Iceland on Land and at Sea

7 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Get to know the island of fire and
  • Encounter a variety of whales
  • Hunt for the magical Northern Light
  • See lava fields, craters, and more!
Get to know the island of fire and ice – aboard the Ocean Diamond and ashore! This unique itinerary begins with a 3-day-cruise along the West Coast and North Shore with distinctive shore excursions and lectures by local experts, followed by a motor-coach trek through the Central Highlands back to the final destination of Reykjavík.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Akureyri, Blue Lagoon Spa, Isafjordur, Reykjavik, Stykkisholmur
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Late summer in West Greenland
$16,710
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Ultima Thule: the Horizontal Everest

17 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Journey to the core of Ultima Thule
  • Sail to Skraeling Island
  • Follow in the path of Adolphus
  • See amazingly rich fauna
Step aboard Le Soléal in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland for a 17-day expedition cruise to the heart of Ultima Thule at the farthest reaches of the planet. Sail through the polar region's most spectacular landscapes, from Greenland's west coast with its mountains softened by glaciers to the Arctic mountain range's steep slopes & Thule's Arctic tundra.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Baffin Island, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Coburg Island, Ilulissat, Iqualirtuuq (Isabella Bay), Kangerlussuaq, Karrat Fjord, Melville Bay, Pond Inlet, Savissivik
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Take a zodiac tour to see polar bears.
$6,495
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Pathways to Franklin

10 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • Discover Franklin's voyage
  • Observe the multitude of wildlife
  • Land at historic maritime sites
  • View polar bears in Conningham Bay
Discover the dramatic history of early polar exploration. Trace the route of Sir John Franklin's ill-fated voyage to find the Northwest Passage. Encounter a multitude of wildlife on this 10-day expedition cruise through the Arctic.
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Photography, Trekking & Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Canada, North America, Northwest Passage, Beechey Island, Coningham Bay, Fort Ross, Prince Leopold Island, Resolute, Somerset Island
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Seydisfjordur
$7,836
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Fjords, Glaciers, and Volcanoes

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Spitsbergen
  • Experience Stykkishólmur's geology
  • Choose between optional excursions
  • Sightsee in Grímsey
  • Hike to the Goðafoss waterfall
  • Explore Húsavík
  • Spot puffins in Borgarfjörður
Swim in natural hot springs and hike through lava fields on the perfect 12-day Iceland explorer vacation aboard the MS Spitsbergen.
Activities: Hiking, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Akureyri, Flatey Island, Grimsey Island, Heimaey Island, Hornbjarg, Husavik, Isafjordur, Reykjavik, Siglufjordur, Stykkisholmur
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Norway wildlife
$13,364
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Land of the Caribou

16 Day Itinerary aboard MS Spitsbergen
  • Explore St. John's, Newfoundland
  • Visit Gros Morne National Park
  • See original Viking artifacts
  • View caribou herds
  • Tour Narsaq
On this 16-day voyage aboard the MS Spitsbergen, see stunning scenery and exotic wildlife. Along the way, visit places where you can see remarkable archaeological remains and gain insight into the very interesting history of the Vikings.
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Battle Harbor, Copenhagen, Gros Morne National Park, L'Anse aux Meadows, Narsasuaq, Red Bay, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, St. John's, Torngat Mountains National Park
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An arctic fox searches the rocks of the Arctic
$3,900
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Scoresby Sund - Aurora Borealis

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • See the Northern Lights
  • Explore Scoresby Sund
  • View cathedral-like icebergs
  • Zodiac cruise to get close up views
Experience an 8-day arctic voyage to the Scoresby Sund and witness the Aurora Borealis aboard the expedition vessel, the Plancius.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Akureyri, Danmarkso, Ittoqqortoormiit, Jameson Land, Reykjavik, Sydkap, Volquart Boons Coast
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Coastal village in the arctic
$2,650
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Journeys in the Land of Ice & Fire

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Callisto
  • Visit Heimaey Island's community
  • Discover Deiladartunguhver
  • Explore Husavik's fishing village
  • Reach Godafoss Waterfalls
Travel through the west and north coast of Iceland, a Nordic island nation. Explore dramatic volcanic landscapes of geysers, hot springs, waterfalls, glaciers, and black-sand beaches in the comfort of the elegant M/Y Callisto in this 8-day fascinating cruise adventure.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Akureyri, Heimaey Island, Husavik, Isafjordur, Reykjavik, Siglufjordur
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The small historic village of Louisbourg
$5,195
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Epic East Coast and Labrador

21 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • Explore Torngat Mountains NP
  • Enjoy a free day at Cape Breton
  • Visit the Percé fishing community
  • Discover the Button Islands
Explore the Canadian Eastern Coast on this once-in-a-lifetime 21-day cruise aboard the Sergey Vavilov. Enjoy what this unique landscape has to offer, from the Canadian Rockies to Banff National Park, Charlottetown, or perhaps a visit to Green Gables. Spend a few hours at the famous Cavendish beach - all this and more on one unforgettable journey!
Activities: Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Battle Harbor, Bird Islands, Button Islands, Cape Breton, Charlottetown, Francois, Gros Morne National Park, Hebron, Hopedale, Ile Bonaventure, Iqaluit, L'Anse aux Meadows, Louisbourg, Monumental Island, Nachvak Fjord, Sable Island, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Torngat Mountains National Park
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Join in on the special International Round Dance around the tip of the world
$27,995
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North Pole Icebreaker

14 Day Itinerary aboard 50 Years of Victory (PO)
  • Journey to 90◦ N
  • Join the International Round Dance
  • Experience scenic helicopter rides
  • Explore Franz Josef Land
Embark on the icebreaker, 50 Years of Victory, for a legendary 14-day expedition voyage to the North Pole and Franz Joseph Land. Cruise round-trip from Murmansk, Russia to the Top of the World, observing endless expanses of ice, Arctic wildlife, sunsets over unbroken horizons, starlit skies, and even the majestic northern lights.
Activities: Helicopter Tour, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Eastern Europe, Europe, Russia, Moscow, Murmansk, North Pole
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Ring of Brodgar is a unique stone circle in Scotland.
$13,690
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Nordic Passages: Shetlands, Orkney, Faroes, and Iceland

13 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • See Iceland’s Vatnajökull icecap
  • Sail under the bird cliffs of Noss
  • Discover living geology
  • Meet welcoming locals
  • See dramatic cliffs and sea stacks
Explore Stone Age sites, rugged & tranquil islands, geothermal wonders & charming villages on this 13-day cruise on the National Geographic Orion. Sail beneath the midnight sun, over seas steeped in Norse mythology, and along the route of the boldest Vikings who ventured west. Meet the welcoming islanders who call these scenic islands home.
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bergen, Djupivogur, Grimsey Island, Husavik, Isafjordur, Latrabjarg, Mykines, Orkney Islands, Reykjavik, Shetland Islands, Surtsey Island, Torshavn, Vestmanna
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A raptor flies past a group of travelers after catching its lunch
$2,205
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Classic Roundtrip Voyage

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Lofoten
  • Visit Alesund
  • Enjoy Trondheim views
  • Explore the Lofoten Islands
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • Take an excursion to the North Cape
This full roundtrip voyage takes you from Bergen to Kirkenes and back, showing you all that the Norwegian coastline has to offer. This is truly one of the world’s most spectacular journeys, at any time of year.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Alesund, Bergen, Hammerfest, Honningsvag, Kirkenes, Lofoten Islands, Trollfjord, Tromso, Trondheim
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The stunning fjords of Norway
$1,368
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Classic Voyage South

6 Day Itinerary aboard MS Lofoten
  • Visit Hammerfest
  • Pass through the Lofoten Islands
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • Tour Nidaros Cathedral
The Voyage South (Kirkenes – Bergen) aboard the MS Lofoten is great for those in search of incredible scenery as it includes a daylight sailing through the idyllic, mountainous Vesterålen and Lofoten Islands, and past the Seven Sisters mountain range and Torghatten.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bergen, Hammerfest, Kirkenes, Kristiansund, Lofoten Islands, Tromso, Trondheim
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Hike along Eastern Greenland's red earth hills to gaze down at the iceberg-filled seas.
$7,295
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Three Arctic Islands

13 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Adventurer
  • Join this award-winning tour
  • Experience glaciers and wildlife
  • Explore Greenland's remote coast
  • Hike the tundra &cruise in a zodiac
Join this award-winning and popular expedition cruise from high above the Arctic Circle in Spitsbergen, Norway, to Scoresbysund on the northeast coast of Greenland, ending in fascinating Iceland. If you want to experience the Arctic in all of its beauty, then you must venture to these Three Arctic Islands.
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Akureyri, Longyearbyen, Reykjavik
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