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Kittiwake bird in flight
$6,450
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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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Hiking under the Northern Lights
$2,405
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Northern Lights & Whales: Sea & Land

7 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Visit Snaefellnes Peninsula
  • Discover idyllic Isafjördur
  • Hike along a black sandy beach
  • Watch whales in offshore waters
Activities:
Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy the silence and tranquility of Iceland on this 7-day trip that offers you the opportunity to admire the famous and incredible northern lights and unique whale watching. Begin your explorations with a 3-day cruise with shore excursions and interesting lectures before an exciting bus tour along …
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Northern lights - Aurora borealis
$2,038
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Northern Lights and Whales Express Tour

5 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Encounter a variety of whales
  • Look out for the Northern Lights
  • Visit Snaefellsnes peninsula
  • Tour the idyllic town of Isafjordur
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Most people have heard about the “Aurora Borealis”, but not many have seen it with their own eyes. The time between September and March offers the best chance to witness this phenomenon. Another focus of this unique tour is the maritime life. Lots of different whale species spend …
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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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Polar bears in the Arctic
$3,150
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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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Hiking under the Northern Lights
$2,550
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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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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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Walruses huddling together in Svalbard.
$3,150
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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
$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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Grizzly bear catching a fish
$34,920
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Kangerlussuaq to Nome

25 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Explore Uummannaq's community
  • See some artifacts in Pond Inlet
  • Visit the memorial to Franklin
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud for a journey that heads up to the High Canadian Arctic, following the route of several explorers that had looked for the Northwest Passage. During your crossing from Greenland to Alaska you will experience the beauty of fjords and crystal clear glaciers. Visit small towns and …
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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
$15,495
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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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One of Greenland's many glaciers
$19,700
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High Arctic Explorer 2019

Kangerlussuaq to Kangerlussuaq - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Visit the Sisimiut Museum
  • Admire Uummannaq Mountain
  • Discover unique Pond Inlet
  • Look for polar bears
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take a circuit beginning and ending in Greenland, traveling to Canada and back through the open sea, visiting some of the most spectacular natural wonders of the world in the legendary high Arctic. Discover Sirmilik National Park and the Nijurtiqavvik National Wildlife Area, where wildlife lovers …
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A caribou antler found while exploring Baffin Island
$15,740
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Fabled Lands Of The North: Greenland To Newfoundland

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Visit 2 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Meet Inuit artisans at Baffin
  • Observe polar bears
  • Discover Newfoundland and Labrador
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark theNational Geographic Explorerfor a thrilling exploration of the far north’s ice-carved landscapes,sailing from Greenland to Newfoundland and Labrador. Navigate massive icebergs at the mouth of the Ilulissat Icefjord, and venture into Davis Strait en route to Canada’s legendary …
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Walrus in the Arctic
$9,995
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Jewels of the Russian Arctic: Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya

16 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Visit sites at Franz Josef Land
  • Explore glaciated Novaya Zemlya
  • Encounter iconic arctic wildlife
  • Explore the Russian Arctic region
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Follow in the footsteps of early Arctic explorers! During the 16-day Jewels of the Russian Arctic voyage aboard Ocean Adventurer sail to two of the most isolated, icy archipelagoes in the Russian High Arctic. From the mountains of Novaya Zemlya to the wildlife sanctuary of Franz Josef Land, these …
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Northern lights - Aurora borealis
$12,920
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Greenland of Great Explorers

15 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit vestiges of the Thule people
  • Discover Skjoldungen Island
  • Admire unique Arctic wildlife
  • Explore Prins Christian Sund
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From Longyearbyen in Spitsbergen, L’Austral heads for Jan Mayen Island, located on the threshold of the Arctic and North Atlantic Oceans. This isolated and uninhabited volcanic island was a whale hunting center and is home to large bird colonies. ExploreScoresby Sund,the largest fjord in the …
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Beautiful artic mountains at sunset.
$5,995
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Greenland & Wild Labrador

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Cross the Arctic Circle by sea
  • Visit the capital Nuuk
  • Hike Torngat Mtns National Park
  • Explore Torngâsok Cultural Centre
  • Search for polar bears & eagles
  • Set foot on the Wonderstrands
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This extraordinary 15-day sailing showcases staggering geographic diversity. Set out along the western coast of Greenland, calling at Nuuk, one of the world’s northernmost capital cities, and exploring the many fjords for which the area is famed. Across the Davis Strait in Canada, visit the …
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