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Midnight sun light, Ilulissat
$7,590
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Disko Bay Exploration - Ice, Whales & Mountains

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Balto
  • Explore the magnificent Disco Bay
  • Admire numerous gigantic icebergs
  • Enjoy the magical midnight sun
  • Great chance of seeing whales
Starts/ Ends in:
Ilulissat / Ilulissat
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Disko Bay area is known for its diverse and astonishing landscape, including unique geological formations, deep fjords, springs and caves, magnificent towering icebergs, and impressive glaciers faces. The ocean is home to humpback, minke, and pilot whales and ashore you might meet reindeer and …
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$9,090
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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
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the majesty of the Arctic during this unforgettable 9-day trip aboard the M/S Stockholm. The atmosphere,the curiosity on board, the classic interior, and the delicious food are elementsthat make this trip unique. The midnight sun reigns supreme, the bird coloniesare teeming with life, …
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Hiking in Spitsbergen
$4,290
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Svalbard: Last Stop before the North Pole

2021 - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Atlantic
  • Sail along Spitsbergen’s coastline
  • Spot lots of wildlife
  • Cruise in Zodiacs to reach shore
  • Hike on tundras and polar desert
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the immense beauty of Svalbard on this Arctic adventure cruise among whales, walruses, polar bears and countless sea birds. Experience high summer in the Arctic aboard Ocean Atlantic - one of the few ice-class expedition ships built to withstand the North Pole’s pack ice. Sail as …
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A polar landscape
$4,100
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North Spitsbergen - 82 Degrees North

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Watch seals and walrus on ice floes
  • Walk through Spitsbergen's tundra
  • Explore the spectacular Raudfjord
  • Observe walruses and harbor seals
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Spitsbergen, the land of the Polar Bear, is an Arctic archipelago about 650 kilometers (400 miles) north of Norway and only a 1000 kilometers (600 miles) south of the North Pole. It is by far the largest wilderness area of Europe and offers some of the finest scenery and wildlife experiences in the …
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Glass-still waters around Spitsbergen
$3,850
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North Spitsbergen - Basecamp

Longyearbyen - Longyearbyen - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Search for the King of the Arctic
  • Enjoy excursions in Zodiacs
  • Watch for Greenland and minke whale
  • Watch thousands of birds
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The North Spitsbergen Basecamp cruise offers you a myriad of ways to explore and enjoy this Arctic Region. This expedition allows you to hike, snowshoe, kayak, and learn to take perfect pictures of the polar flora and fauna.
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Kittiwake bird in flight
$6,400
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Around Spitsbergen

Spitsbergen Circumnavigation - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Noorderlicht
  • Enjoy strolling around Longyearbyen
  • Visit whaling and hunting station
  • Look out for wildlife
  • Visit the island of Ytre Norskøya
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on this 16-day Arctic expedition on the two-mast sailing vessel the Noorderlicht. Discover the region's rugged terrain and the multitude of wildlife that inhabit the tundra, cliffs, beaches, and Arctic waters. Visit former whaling and hunting settlements showcase the treacherous …
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A zodiac landing on remote shores
$4,500
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Scoresby Sund

11 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Cruise among the glaciers
  • Visit an abandoned Inuit settlement
  • Navigate the breathtaking fjords
  • View wildlife on Jameson Land
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Rembrandt Van Rijn and sail along the rugged and glaciated Volquart Boons Coast. This 11-day voyage takes you through Scoresby Sund. Further you land on Danmarksø where there are the remains of an Inuit settlement abandoned around 200 years ago. See musk oxen on Jameson Land and …
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Ski the Arctic.
$3,150
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Alpine Peaks of Spitsbergen, Ski & Sail

8 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Watch for polar bears and walrus
  • Visit Kongsfjorden and Isfjord
  • Ski the snowy Arctic terrain
  • Enjoy zodiac cruising and hiking
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Skiing, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The 8-day journey will start and end in Longyearbyen. This program is designed for experienced ski mountaineers who have mastered ski techniques both for ascent and descent in challenging snow-covered alpine terrain. A typical day involves ski climbs on mountaintops averaging heights of …
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A walrus relaxes on the snow.
$3,150
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North Spitsbergen: Arctic Spring

8 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Visit Trygghamma's whaling station
  • Look for Flugefjorden's wildlife
  • Visit Spitsbergen's largest tundra
  • Stop at Ny Ålesund's village
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise along the pack-iceof North Spitsbergen for a great chance of spotting polar bearson this 8-day expedition cruise. 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 …
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Enjoy the beauty of Aurora Borealis while touring the arctic.
$3,100
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Central Spitsbergen, Arctic Autumn

8 Day Itinerary aboard Noorderlicht
  • Marvel at the northern lights
  • Sail near ice floes and into fjords
  • Visit important historical sites
  • Observe unique Arctic wildlife
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Adventure into the heart of Spitsbergen on this 8-day Arctic cruise aboard the two-mast sailing vessel, Noorderlicht. Learn about the region's history with a visit to the Svalbard Museum and excursions to old whaling and mining settlements. Sail into a variety of fjords including the …
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Hiking under the Northern Lights
$2,450
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North Norway, Aurora Borealis - Hike & Sail

8 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Walk along the coast of the fjord
  • Explore Hamnnes
  • Sail to Kvaenangen Fjord
  • Enjoy hiking on this tour
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Northern Norway and Aurora Borealis on this 8-day cruise aboard Rembrandt van Rijn. This cruise takes you to different fjords and valleys where you can hike and sail to witness the raw beauty right before your eyes. Do not miss the opportunity to witness the northern lights in the evening …
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Walruses huddling together in Svalbard.
$3,100
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North Spitsbergen, Early Arctic Spring

8 Day Itinerary aboard Noorderlicht
  • Watch seals and walrus on ice floes
  • Navigate through elaborate fjords
  • Walk through Spitsbergen's tundra
  • Walk to Alkhornet seabird cliff
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the remote fjords and sprawling tundra of Spitsbergen aboard the two-mast sailing vessel, the Nooderlicht. Bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts can enjoy the endless opportunities to seethe incredible bird and marine life including, puffins, guillemots, walrus, seals, whales and more. …
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Polar bears in the Arctic
$3,100
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North Spitsbergen, Arctic Spring

8 Day Itinerary aboard Noorderlicht
  • Visit Trygghamma's whaling station
  • Navigate through elaborate fjords
  • Stop at Ny Ålesund's village
  • Encounter walruses at Poolepynten
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the remote fjords and sprawling tundra of Spitsbergen aboard the two-mast sailing vessel, the Nooderlicht. At the end of a long Arctic winter, spring is starting to awaken. The climate, however, still clings to the cold: snow-covered mountains, snow-swept shores, temperatures around …
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Polar bears in the Arctic
$34,750
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Northeast Passage: An Unforgettable Voyage from Alaska to Norway

26 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Sail through remote regions
  • Enjoy viewing Arctic wildlife
  • Visit the sites at Mortensnes
  • Stroll around the city of Oslo
Starts/ Ends in:
Anchorage / Oslo
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit the remote Siberian shores and far northern archipelagos—including Franz Josef Land, New Siberian Islands and Wrangel Island—little changed since the days of Nordenskjold, Amundsen and intrepid explorers of the last century.National Geographic Enduranceroams free at the top of the …
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Polar bear in the Arctic
$34,750
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Northeast Passage: An Unforgettable Voyage from Norway to Alaska

25 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Stroll around the city of Oslo
  • Visit the sites at Mortensnes
  • Enjoy viewing Arctic wildlife
  • Sail through remote regions
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Leave the fast-paced, modern world behind by joining National Geographic Endurance on its 25-day expedition crossing the Northeast Passage. You will sure to be enchanted by the remote Siberian shores and far northern archipelagos—including Franz Josef Land, New Siberian Islands, and Wrangel …
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Franz Josef Land scenery
$14,995
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High Arctic Odyssey: Remote Russian Archipelagos

22 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Visit sites at Franz Josef Land
  • Explore glaciated Novaya Zemlya
  • Explore Severnaya Zemlya
  • Discover the islands of Kara Sea
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the most enigmatic and extreme regions of the Russian High Arctic through this 22-day expedition with Ocean Adventurer. Discover breathtaking ice-draped coastlines that are rarely visited by even the most intrepid adventurers. From the heavily glaciated Novaya Zemlya and Franz Josef Land to …
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Exploring Greenland
$23,870
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Wild Shores of the High Arctic

19 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Explore the coastline of Tysfjorden
  • See the Svartisen National Park
  • Walk ashore the coast of Lofoten
  • Enjoy the wilderness in Greenland
  • See different sites on Zodiacs
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join National Geographic Endurance on a 19-day voyage to East Greenland. Venture into the largest national park in the world—Greenland National Park—to spot polar bears, musk oxen, arctic hare and more. In this remote Arctic paradise where animals outnumber humans, go hiking with …
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Views aboard the ship
$14,495
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Northwest Passage: In the Footsteps of Franklin

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Greenland and Canadian Arctic
  • Explore colorful Greenland villages
  • View iconic arctic wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Toronto / Toronto
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruise, Hiking, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
OnUltramarine, guests benefit from two twin-engine helicopters that will provide spectacular views of the Arctic landscape, the most extensive portfolio of adventure options in the industry, more outdoor wildlife viewing spaces than any other expedition ship its size, and 20 quick-launching Zodiacs …
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