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Zip up your parka & grab your scarf, as you set out to explore Scandinavia. Cruise through the icy waters of the Arctic Ocean, visiting Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, & Greenland. Upon these frozen countries, distinct ways of life have developed around the glaciers & frigid waters that characterize this landscape. One of the defining features of the region are the breathtaking fjords, like those of Scoresbysund, which can be explored by Zodiac. As you cross through the Arctic circle, you will spot whales, polar bears, seals, and sea birds. And don't miss the nighttime spectacle of Aurora Borealis. From Svalbard to Reykjavik to Greenland's ice-capped tundra & coasts, a Scandinavian cruise takes you through one of the most remote and intriguing regions of our planet, including perhaps a visit to the North Pole itself.
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An early morning view of Alesund, Norway
$1,485
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Classic Voyage North

7 Day Itinerary aboard MS Lofoten
  • Cruise through Geirangerfjord
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • Explore small fishing villages
  • Meet a local Sami family
Sail the coast of Norway and navigate stunning fjords, visit local villages, and cross the Arctic Circle on this 7-day expedition cruise. Begin your adventure in Bergen and sail north until you reach the northernmost tip of the European continent.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Alesund, Bergen, Honningsvag, Kirkenes, Lofoten Islands, 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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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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Travelers photographing walrus relaxing on the bank.
$16,570
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Norway's Fjords & Arctic Svalbard

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Explore northern narrows & glaciers
  • Hike, walk, and kayak
  • Enjoy the wilds of Svalbard
  • Follow the fjord-carved coast
Follow Norway’s fjord-carved coast, from the charming town of Bergen, past the North Cape to the ice and wildness of the Svalbard archipelago, for a perfect balance between the charmingly scenic and the spectacularly wild. Explore Tromso and Bear Island on the way to Svalbard, where polar bears prowl and walruses haul out on rocky shores.
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Bear Island, Bergen, Edgeøya, Hellemobotn, Hornsund, Lofoten Islands, Longyearbyen, Melfjord, Monacobreen (Monaco Glacier), Nordfjord, Oslo, Smola, Trollfjord, Tromso, Tysfjorden
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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 young polar bear snuggles up to its mother
$10,220
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Land of Ice Bears: An In-Depth Exploration of Arctic Svalbard

10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • View polar bears on the pack ice
  • Observe walruses and other wildlife
  • Hike, walk, Zodiac cruise & kayak
  • Enjoy superlative photos ops
Go deep into the Arctic on this 10-day voyage to experience wildlife in its natural habitat: discover and observe polar bears, walrus, reindeer, and the other unique creatures of the ice. This Arctic itinerary is focused on delivering that experience in exceptional depth aboard the National Geographic Explorer.
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Longyearbyen, Oslo
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Spitsbergen Compagnie du Ponant
$6,075
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Set Sail for Spitsbergen

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Observe numerous sea birds
  • Experience Spitsbergen's summer
  • Explore Bear Island
  • Spot polar bears and whales
Explore Spitsbergen, a great white desert where the polar bear reigns, on this 8-day Arctic adventure on board the elegant and luxurious Le Boreal. Observe bears, whales, and the coast glittered with ice as you navigate through Spitsbergen's most iconic locations.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bellsund, Hornsund, Longyearbyen, Magdalenafjord, Monacobreen (Monaco Glacier), Ny Alesund, Tromso
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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
Explore the dramatic coastline of Norway on this 12-day roundtrip cruise aboard the MS Spitsbergen. Feel like an explorer as you join customized excursions and view the unique Arctic scenery and wildlife.
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching
Places: Alesund, Bergen, Geiranger, Kirkenes, Lofoten Islands, North Cape Islands, Tromso, Trondheim
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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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$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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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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Visit historical Arctic settlements on your voyage
$7,995
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Big Island, Big Adventure: Spitsbergen Circumnavigation

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova (QU)
  • Search for polar bears
  • Learn about Spitsbergen's history
  • View evidence of past whaling
  • Visit 14th of July Glacier
As you embark the Ocean Nova in Longyearbyen, prepare for a new adventure every day you are on board! Attempt to circumnavigate Spitsbergen, which is the largest island in the Svalbard archipelago. Along your journey view Arctic wildlife, incredible geological formations, and visit some of our favorite landing sites!
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Alkefjellet, Hornsund, Kvitøya, Longyearbyen, Monacobreen (Monaco Glacier), Phippsoya, Smeerenburg
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Explore the charming coastal city of Bergen
$4,900
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Norwegian Fjords

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Sail to the heart of the Norwegian
  • Admire Stavanger's historic homes
  • Explore the fjords of Geiranger
  • Discover famous waterfalls
Embark Le Soleal for this 8-day coastal cruise along the Norwegian coastline from Oslo to Bergen. View remote coves, stunning fjords, and experience the beauty of small, coastal villages.
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Bergen, Geiranger, Kristiansand, Olden, Oslo, Stavanger
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$11,490
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Exploration of Svalbard

11 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Stockholm
  • Explore eastern Svalbard
  • Search for arctic wildlife
  • Find 17th-century whaling remnants
  • Cruise spectacular landscapes
Cruise the fantastic fjords of Svalbard on this 11-day cruise on the M/S Stockholm. 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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Polar bears keep watch over the Arctic landscape
$5,295
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Introduction to Spitsbergen: Polar Bear Safari

9 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Adventurer
  • Get a taste of the Arctic
  • View and photograph wildlife
  • Hike, kayak and explore Spitsbergen
  • Take advantage of continuous daylig
This 9-day voyage provides the opportunity to get a taste of everything the Arctic has to offer, from polar bears and walrus to spectacular scenery. Enjoy daily presentations by your Expedition Team on board the Sea Adventurer, and daily wildlife sightings on land. Hike, explore and enjoy the beauty of the Arctic on your visit to 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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Polar bears lounge in the sun
$5,495
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Spitsbergen Encounter

10 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Watch for beluga whales
  • Zodiac or kayak near glaciers
  • Learn about whaling in Svalbard
  • Encounter polar bears
Cruise into the heart of the Norwegian Arctic. Days are busy with shore excursions to places of historic interest, visits to wildlife colonies, viewing the exquisite native flora, and soaking up the stunning landscapes. Short or long hikes on shore and kayaking are features along with regular cruising in the Zodiacs.
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Europe, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Bourbonhamna, Fuglesangen, Hinlopen Strait (Hinlopenstretet), Krossfjorden, Longyearbyen, Monacobreen (Monaco Glacier), Nordaustlandet, Phippsoya, Poolepynten, Smeerenburg, Spitsbergen
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$5,690
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Svalbard Adventure

9 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Endurance
  • Tour and explore by Zodiac craft
  • See countless spectacular fjords
  • View large numbers of seabirds
  • Search for polar bears and seals
Start your adventure by exploring the High Arctic capital of Longyearbyen before cruising Svalbard for seven days. Depending on weather and ice conditions, potential landing sites include Prins Karls Forland, Danskøya, Hornsund, and numerous fantastic fjords. View charismatic arctic wildlife and large numbers of nesting seabirds.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Barentsburg, Hinlopen Strait (Hinlopenstretet), Longyearbyen, Monacobreen (Monaco Glacier), Ny Alesund, Ytre Norskøya Island
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$8,990
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Svalbard Adventure

9 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Stockholm
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • Take daily Zodiac cruises
  • Search for arctic wildlife
  • Explore grand icy landscapes
This unique 9-day cruise includes one night in a hotel in Longyearbyen and seven nights on board the charming Stockholm exploring Svalbard’s magical coastlines in search of walruses, whales, arctic foxes, and polar bears.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alkefjellet, Krossfjorden, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Palanderbukta, Raudfjord
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Scandinavia Travel Guide

The majestic, ice-covered tundra of Scandinavia proudly crowns the globe. Unlike tropical cruises where snorkeling & tanning are the highlights, here you'll need to bundle up as you get acquainted with the fascinating and unique sites of the Arctic Circle. 
  • Norway: Witness the incredible biodiversity of the Sea of Okhotsk, where polar bears & seals tread through the waters; Get to know the Spitsbergen archipelago, home to Svalbard Longyearbyen.
     
  • Iceland: Immerse yourself in Norse folklore as you follow in the steps of the Vikings. Explore the West Coast & Ísafjördur, considered by many to be one of the most magnificent fjords in the Arctic. In Reykjavik, museums and buildings preserve ancient artifacts and architecture.
     
  • Greenland: Trek across glaciers & kayak through the fjords that underline this territory. In Scoresbysund, you'll see the world's biggest system of fjords; then you can visit some of the quaint fishing villages, where industry and traditions haven't changed in centuries.
     
  • Visit the British Isles & Eastern Europe, like Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Russia. 
No matter which cruise you choose, you are sure to see the marvelous Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis). Some crusies even offer exclusive expeditions to the North Pole

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