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Mountains meet the sea in the Arctic
$6,495
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Introduction to Spitsbergen: Fjords, Glaciers, and Wildlife of Svalbard

10 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • View iconic arctic wildlife
  • Immerse in the icy realm of Arctic
  • Cruise in Zodiac to explore Arctic
  • Hike the tundra and polar desert
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 10-day sailing adventure on World Explorer gives you a taste of everything this region has to offer, beginning in Longyearbyen, the island’s largest settlement. Geared toward optimum wildlife viewing, this expedition provides plenty of opportunities to witness polar bears, walrus and …
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A single home in the desolate arctic.
$5,050
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Around Spitsbergen with Kvitøya

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Visit Ny-Alesund
  • See reindeer, walrus, and whales
  • Climb Soraberget to view the icecap
  • Explore rarely-visited Kvitøya
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the expedition ship MV Plancius and explore the shores of Spitsbergen on this unique Arctic cruise. This 10-day voyage around Spitsbergen gives you a great chance to see whales, foxes, reindeer, seals, and polar bears. The expedition makes a landing on the island of Kvitøya, a site of …
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Colorful houses of Svalbard
$10,290
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Svalbard and the Northern Fjords

9 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Make for the wilder wilds
  • Discover the islands and fjords
  • Actively explore the scenery
  • Explore the coves and inlets
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On a 9-day voyage aboard the new National Geographic Endurance, discover the remote islands and fjords of northern Norway, including the high Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. Spend several remarkable days amid the ice floes of Svalbard and follow nature’s rhythms in search of walruses, seals, …
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Midnight sun light, Ilulissat
$10,995
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Into the Northwest Passage

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Visit ancient sites and villages
  • Meet the stunning Arctic wildlife
  • Experience Inuit culture first hand
  • Explore the Ilulissat Icefjord
Starts/ Ends in:
Kangerlussuaq / Kugluktuk
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail the heart of the Northwest Passage in comfort aboard the ice-strengthened Ocean Endeavour. On this 17-day journey, experience quaint villages, dramatic fjords, and calving glaciers of Greenland. Then, cross Davis Strait, and pay respects at the Franklin Expedition graves at Beechey Island. …
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Colorful houses of Svalbard
$8,499
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Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen

8 Day Itinerary aboard SeaDream Innovation
  • Explore eastern Svalbard
  • Search for Arctic wildlife
  • Find 17th-century whaling remnants
  • Cruise spectacular landscapes
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin your Arctic adventure in Longyearbyen, capital of the Norwegian territory of Svalbard and starting and ending point of your 8-day expedition. Explore the many waterways and islands of this unique Arctic landscape. The long days of summer sunlight illuminate the surroundings as you slip your …
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Walruses coming ashore in the arctic
$13,500
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Franz Josef Land Explorer

2021 - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Visit Franz Josef Land
  • Cruise beneath towering bird cliffs
  • Attempt landings at Novaya Zemlya
  • Watch for polar bears
Starts/ Ends in:
Kirkenes / Murmansk
Activities:
Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience a rare chance to discover the wondrous islands of Franz Josef Land and visit the Novaya Zemlya archipelago.From Murmansk, cross the Barents Sea to a world few have seen, 900 kilometers (560 miles) from the North Pole. Enter the Russian Arctic National Park and watch for polar bears, …
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The blue lagoon in Iceland
$6,330
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Icelandic Mosaic

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Discover Reykjavík's Blue Lagoon
  • Explore the beautiful Grimsey
  • Experience Isafjordur fjord
  • Visit Eldheimar
Activities:
Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience an unforgettable 10-day journey around Iceland aboard Le Bellot. Discover this mystical land steeped in Viking traditions and volcanic landscapes not seen anywhere else on earth. This cruise reveals a diverse array of natural wonders and the Icelandic way of life.
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The amazing Godafoss Waterfall
$4,880
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Icelandic Mosaic

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Champlain
  • Discover enchanting Reykjavik
  • Admire breathtaking fjords
  • See incredible Arctic wildlife
  • Learn more about Iceland
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On the edge of the Arctic, between vast glaciers, vertiginous fjords, volcanoes, and boiling geysers, Iceland offers a kaleidoscope of wild and romantic landscapes. Board the ship inReykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital city. With its houses with colorful roofs and its lake that is home …
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A polar landscape
$4,100
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East Greenland - Scoresby Sund, Aurora Borealis

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • View colossal icebergs
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit
  • Watch for Arctic seabirds
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Akureyri
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this voyage to East Greenland – Scoresby Sund while cruising across the Arctic Circle you will be in the home waters of multiple species of whale. During the 8-day expedition aboard the Ortelius, spot huge icebergs as you journey into the largest and deepest fjord system in the world. …
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Arctic Northern Lights
$3,150
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Isfjorden Adventure, Late Arctic Autumn

8 Day Itinerary aboard Noorderlicht
  • Stroll around Longyearbyen
  • Visit the town of Trygghamna
  • Sail to Isfjord and explore
  • Visit the glacier of Nordenskiöl
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Svalbard on an 8-day sailing voyage aboardNoorderlicht starting from the former mining town of Longyearbyen.Visit the former whaling station and the remains of a Pomor house and the base of Alkhornet Mountain in Trygghamna. You can also enjoy the beautiful glaciers and spectacular wildlife …
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Colorful homes in Greenland
$8,495
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Essential Greenland: Southern Coasts and Disko Bay

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Meet and learn about Inuit culture
  • Visit Norse historical sites
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy an in-depth exploration of some of Greenland’s most remote regions on this 15-day cruise aboard Ocean Adventurer. As you cruise around this enchanting island, sailing from the icy waters of the little-visited east coast, down to the lush southern tip and up to the charming communities …
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Midnight sun light, Ilulissat
$14,570
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Baffin Bay Secrets 2021

14 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit traditional villages
  • Enjoy spectacular Karrat Fjord
  • Explore Disko Bay
  • Discover Sisimiut's wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Kangerlussuaq / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy a unique cruise experience on this 14-day Baffin Bay & Greenland journey aboard luxurious L'Austral. In the remote northern reaches of the planet, you'll see a land abundant with hardy fauna like seals, whales, polar bears, musk oxen, walruses, and sea birds. Zodiacs allow you to …
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A mother polar bear and her young relax on the Arctic landscape
$4,495
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Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief

7 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • View iconic arctic wildlife
  • Immerse in the icy realm of Arctic
  • Cruise in Zodiac to explore Arctic
  • Enjoy all the adventures
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy this brief 7-day itinerary as you cruise through the pack ice up to 80°N along the west coast of Spitsbergen like an explorer of long ago, on a constant search for wildlife. Though this rocky island is covered in mountains and glaciers, the towering cliffs and fjords play host to a …
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Homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
$3,995
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Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief

7 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Enjoy all the adventures
  • Kayak surrounded by icebergs
  • Hike the arctic tundra
  • Look for arctic wildlife
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
In a single week cruise through the pack ice up to 80°N along the west coast of Spitsbergen. Spend your days on a constant search for wildlife, exploring as much of the area as possible to optimize the opportunities to spot the most iconic of arctic wildlife, the polar bear. Enhance your …
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Whale sighting in Polar waters!
$2,460
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Northern Lights and Whales: Land & Sea

7 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Visit Thingvellir National Park
  • Admire the Hraunfossar waterfalls
  • Whale watch in Húsavík
  • Explore Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Get to know the island of “fire and ice” in autumn on this special journey that provides the opportunity to witness northern lights and different species of whales. Look forward to anexciting bus tour along the northwest coast before a 3-day-cruise with shore excursions and interesting …
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Exploring Greenland
$9,300
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East Greenland Explorer

13 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Cruise to the world’s largest fjord
  • Meet Inuit locals
  • Kayak in waters
  • Encounter wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
East Greenland is one of the most isolated habitations in the world. Along the more than 20,000 kilometers/12,427 miles of coastline, you’ll only encounter two towns and five small settlements, inhabited by no more than 3,500 people. An awesome wilderness of more than 1,457,000 km² …
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Exploring Greenland
$10,440
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Arctic Expedition: Reykjavik to Longyearbyen

12 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Sail to Europe's largest bird cliff
  • See the famous Dynjandi Waterfalls
  • Explore Vigur Island
  • Board the kayak for exploration
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud for a 12-day journey from Iceland to Svalbard, Norway, visiting isolated islands and remote regions. Aboard theSilver Cloudgo past spectacular bird cliffs in Iceland, marveling at the multitude of puffins, guillemots and gulls that congregate to nest. While in Iceland, explore the …
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Exploring Greenland
$10,995
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Four Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland and Iceland

18 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Explore the four Arctic Islands
  • Immerse in icy realm of the Arctic
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Visit a remote Inuit community
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 18-day itinerary gives a generous sampling of the four unique Arctic regions. This voyage is ideal for first-time visitors who want a taste of everything the Arctic has to offer. Beginning in Norway, your adventure takes you to Spitsbergen, renowned for its stunning scenery and abundant, …
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