Your Arctic adventure starts in Norway, where you will get to know the secret wonders of the Northern tundra. From the capital of Longyearbyen in the Spitsbergen archipelago, witness incredible, sweeping landscapes, covered in snow & evergreens. Keep your eyes peeled & you'll see a unique display of Arctic wildlife, like soaring sea birds, playful seals, cunning foxes, and majestic polar bears. From Svalbard, breathe in the crisp air of one of the northernmost inhabited regions of the world. As you cruise the Sea of Okhotsk, you'll learn about the fascinating Scandinavian traditional culture & how it has developed throughout the centuries. Norway is also a common departure port for cruises that visit Iceland & Greenland, where icebergs and glaciers dominate the landscape & Aurora Borealis lights up the night sky.