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Greenland Distance View
$13,002
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Adventure of the Vinland Sagas

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Spitsbergen
  • Visit the Snæfellsjökull Glacier
  • Explore Erik the Red's longhouse
  • Discover Labrador's wildlife
  • See L'Anse aux Meadows
  • Watch for Arctic wildlife
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Although for a long time the Norse colonization of America was just a myth, in 1960 archaeological finds in North America confirmed that there was indeed some truth to the stories. This expedition is a journey in the wake of the Viking settlers who left to find a better land. Starting in Iceland, …
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Norway Snow Hotel
$2,404
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Classic Roundtrip Voyage

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Spitsbergen
  • Join customized excursions
  • Explore Bergen
  • Kayak on the river Nid
  • View Arctic wildlife
  • Snowmobile through the Mehamn area
  • Sail through the Lofoten Islands
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching
Activity Level: Relaxed
The Classic Roundtrip Voyage, labeled “The World’s Most Beautiful Voyage”by Lonely Planet, takes you from Bergen to Kirkenes and back in 12 days. Any time of year, it’s a voyage like no other. The drama of the scenery and the wildlife stir the explorer in you. Along the …
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Greenland People
$15,014
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Crossing Baffin Bay from Canada to Greenland

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Spitsbergen
  • Cruise the Newfoundland coast
  • Discover Viking history
  • Hike Labrador trails
  • Tour Qeqertarsuaq on Disko Island
  • Join an excursion to the ice sheet
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This expedition starts in Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada. Visit places where you can see remarkable archaeological remains and gain insight into the very interesting history of the Vikings.As you travel north, experience a seemingly endless and truly wild tundra, taiga forests, scenic …
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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
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This expedition takes you to Greenland, the biggest island in the Arctic; the mythical Iceland; and the smaller Faroe and Shetland Islands. This is an adventure that cannot be compared to anything else in the Northern Hemisphere. Explore Greenland, the largest island on the planet, and observe the …
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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
Activities: Hiking, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Easy Active
Mythical Iceland is the land of ice and fire, with glaciers and volcanoes side by side, making it the perfect desitination for those who seek the unexpected. The unspoiled nature found here offers stunning landscapes, geysers, and impressive waterfalls. Experience a variety of islands, towns and …
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Lerwick, Shetlands
$5,754
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In the Wake of the Vikings

10 Day Itinerary aboard MS Spitsbergen
  • Explore archaeological sites
  • Visit Tórshavn
  • Hear exciting Viking stories
  • Enjoy a hike on Mykines
  • Tour Surtsey and Heimaey
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
The Vikings did colonize a lot of land and their heritage is still visible today. Explore some of the most interesting sites as you journey through the history of the Vikings. Follow the Vikings’ route, from Bergen in Norway to the beautiful Shetland and Orkney Islands, both of which are rich …
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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
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Easy Active
This Land of the Caribou expedition includes the chance to visit two national parks, several different settlements, and some intriguing cities. While the vastness of this immense region can perhaps be unsettling for visitors, the cheerful and friendly manner of the region’s inhabitants, the …
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Qassiuarsuk dwelling
$2,404
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Norwegian Discovery Voyage

11 Day Itinerary aboard MS Spitsbergen
  • Visit beautiful Ålesund
  • Kayak the River Nid
  • Choose between optional excursions
  • Cross the 71st parallel
  • Join a snowmobile trip
  • Enjoy local lore
Activities: Adventure Options, Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Easy Active
Visit 34 ports, where 22 are north of the Arctic Circle, see unparalleled natural wonders, and experience what fresh food from local suppliers tastes like on this 11-day adventure aboard the MS Spitsbergen. You can take part in an extensive excursion program, including kayaking, mountain hiking, …
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Sisimiut hike
$15,066
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Ultimate Greenland Expedition

16 Day Itinerary aboard MS Spitsbergen
  • Visit Sisimiut on the western coast
  • Enjoy optional shore excursions
  • Learn Thule history
  • Explore archaeological sites
  • Tour Ilulissat
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Easy Active
The history of the people of Greenland is at the core of this journey. See abandoned settlements that were first inhabited 900 years ago. Visit one of the northernmost settlements in the world and sail right up to the edge of the Greenland ice sheet, which has had a huge impact on the …
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2017
EmbarksDays 
Apr 0111Norwegian Discovery Voyage
Apr 0412Classic Roundtrip Voyage
Apr 1511Norwegian Discovery Voyage
Apr 1512Classic Roundtrip Voyage
Apr 2612Classic Roundtrip Voyage
May 0111Norwegian Discovery Voyage
May 1210In the Wake of the Vikings
May 1511Norwegian Discovery Voyage
May 2112Fjords, Glaciers, and Volcanoes
Jun 0111Norwegian Discovery Voyage
Jun 0112Fjords, Glaciers, and Volcanoes
Jun 1215Adventure of the Vinland Sagas
Jun 2616Land of the Caribou
Jul 0111Norwegian Discovery Voyage
Jul 0916Land of the Caribou
Jul 2415Crossing Baffin Bay from Canada to Greenland
Aug 0111Norwegian Discovery Voyage
Aug 0616Ultimate Greenland Expedition
Aug 1511Norwegian Discovery Voyage
Aug 2014Epic Crossing of the Arctic North
Sep 0111Norwegian Discovery Voyage
Sep 0512Classic Roundtrip Voyage
Sep 1511Norwegian Discovery Voyage
Sep 1612Classic Roundtrip Voyage
Sep 2712Classic Roundtrip Voyage
Oct 0111Norwegian Discovery Voyage
Oct 0812Classic Roundtrip Voyage
Oct 1511Norwegian Discovery Voyage
Oct 1912Classic Roundtrip Voyage
Oct 3012Classic Roundtrip Voyage
Nov 0111Norwegian Discovery Voyage
Nov 1012Classic Roundtrip Voyage
Nov 2112Classic Roundtrip Voyage
Dec 0212Classic Roundtrip Voyage
Dec 1312Classic Roundtrip Voyage
Dec 1511Norwegian Discovery Voyage
Dec 2412Classic Roundtrip Voyage
2018
EmbarksDays 
Jan 0111Norwegian Discovery Voyage
Feb 0111Norwegian Discovery Voyage
Mar 1511Norwegian Discovery Voyage
Passengers: 335
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship

MS Spitsbergen’s maneuverability and size makes her exceptionally suitable for exploring the coast of Norway and bringing guests even closer to nature. She is named after the Arctic crown of Norway – the archipelago of Spitsbergen. After a complete reconstruction, MS Spitsbergen now features elegant, modern, comfortable public areas and cabins and the decor that reflects the color palette of the sea. The ship is environmentally-friendly and improvements have be made to reduce emissions and fuel consumption. She is equipped and adapted for sailings in polar waters.
B (Inside Cabin)
Upper and lower berths, shower/wc
I (Inside Cabin)
Most cabins have separate beds, where one can be turned into a sofa, some have a double bed or upper and lower berths, shower/wc
K (Superior Inside Cabin)
Some cabins have a double bed, some have separate beds, where one can be turned into a sofa, shower/wc
J (Outside Cabin)
Some cabins have a double bed, some have separate beds, where one can be turned into a sofa, or upper or lower berths, shower/wc, limited/no view
AJ (Outside Cabin)
Upper and lower berths, shower/wc, limited/no view
A (Outside Cabin)
Upper and lower berths, shower/wc
N (Outside Cabin)
Some cabins have a double bed, some have separate beds, where one can be turned into a sofa, or upper or lower berths, shower/wc
O (Outside Cabin)
Some cabins have a double bed, some have separate beds, where one can be turned into a sofa, or upper or lower berths, shower/wc
P (Outside Cabin)
Some cabins have a double bed, some have separate beds, where one can be turned into a sofa, kettle, coffee/tea, shower/wc
U (Outside Cabin)
Some cabins have a double bed, some have separate beds, where one can be turned into a sofa, kettle, coffee/tea, shower/wc
QJ (Outside Cabin)
Some cabins have a double bed, some have 3 or 4 beds, some have a seating area, kettle, coffee/tea, TV, mini bar, shower/wc, limited/no view
Q (Mini Suite)
One room with a double bed, some with seating area, some with 3-4 beds that can be upper beds, TV, mini bar, kettle, coffee/tea, shower/wc, view
MG (Grand Suite)
One or two rooms with seating area, double bed, TV, stereo, mini bar, kettle, tea/coffee, shower/wc, some with bathtub, most with private balcony or bay window
MX (Owner's Suite)
Two rooms with a double bed, seating area, dining table, TV, mini bar, kettle, coffee/tea, stereo, shower, w/c, private balcony
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