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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
$3,100
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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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Explore the remote Antarctic via zodiac as you sail on the MS Fram
$16,407
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In the Wake of Great Explorers

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fram
  • Discover Montreal
  • Visit Cambridge Bay
  • Visit Cambridge Bay
  • Explore Devon Island
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This is an expedition for true explorers. ––– History is full of attempts to sail this legendary route from the Atlantic to the Pacific, cutting through the icy Canadian Arctic, past colorful Inuit villages. Join us as we sail far above the Arctic Circle, into the heart of the …
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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!
$2,405
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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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Explore the expansive National Parks of the Arctic
$32,995
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The Northwest Passage: From Greenland to the Bering Sea

24 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (AK)
  • Visit Sisimiut & meet a dog musher
  • Discover the Ilulissat Icefjord
  • Explore the Nattinnak Center
  • Enjoy the spectacular Smoking Hills
  • Delve into the remote Yukon
  • Meet with local Inuits
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise the entire Northwest Passage on an extraordinary 22-day voyage from western Greenland to Nome, Alaska, joined by a world-class Expedition Team on exclusively chartered Le Boreal. Discover the most historic and remote islands, fjords, and harbors of this elusive passage - just as the …
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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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A towering iceberg drifts in Disko Bay
$2,700
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Greenland Disko Bay

6 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Atlantic
  • Explore Ililissat Icefjord
  • Discover charming Sisimiut 
  • Enjoy the wonders of Itilleq
  • Visit Qeqertarsuaq
Starts/ Ends in:
Keflavik International Airport / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Traveling by sea is a magnificent way to experience Greenland. The most stunning sights lie along the dramatic coastline: small, colorful houses situated on the steep mountainsides surrounding the fjords; giant glaciers producing enormous icebergs; whales and seals playing in the sea. The people of …
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Reflection of colorful houses in Greenland
$14,940
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Churchill to Kangerlussuaq Expedition

17 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • See the beluga whales in Churchill
  • Appreciate the artworks from locals
  • Get to see the Arctic's wildlife
  • Visit towns in Greenland
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud for a journey that heads up to the northern part of Baffin Island, the entrance to the Northwest Passage. There you will experience the beauty of fjords and crystal clear glaciers. Visit small towns and villages to encounter a fascinating mix of local and Danish culture in …
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Exploring Greenland
$14,940
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East Greenland & Canadian Arctic

17 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • See the colorful houses of Qaqortoq
  • See the artifacts at the museum
  • Visit a small village
  • See the artwork produced by Inuit
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud on a 17-day journey that follows the route of the Norse in their explorations of Greenland. Experience the beauty of deep fjords and crystal clear glaciers. See the remains of Norse settlements and will visit small towns and villages to encounter a fascinating mix of local and …
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Walrus in the Arctic
$13,160
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At the Genesis of the French Polar Expeditions

11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Venture into remote locations
  • Discover Greenland's east coast
  • Admire the exceptional midnight sun
  • Meet native Inuit people
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Betweenimmense glaciers, winding fjords carrying gigantic icebergs, polar caps and thick patches of ice floe, discover a nature enhanced by the special luminosity of the midnight sun. In this season, the sun’s rays lie level with the horizon diffusing a magical palette of blue, magenta, …
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A polar bear takes a wintery nap
$6,495
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Svalbard Odyssey

Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Sail along Spitsbergen
  • Sport wildlife
  • Photograph the Arctic
  • Explore abandoned whaling stations
Activities:
Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Scuba Diving, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Revel in the diversity of the Svalbard Island and sail into the kingdom of the polar bear. Explore the coastline, with no open sea crossings, against a backdrop of spectacular glacier covered peaks. You will discover deep fjords in the west; mysterious, fossil-rich desert plains in the east; and …
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Bearded seal in Svalbard, Norway
$19,420
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Norway's Fjords and Arctic Svalbard

15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Explore the rare northern fjords
  • Paddle in a deep fjord
  • Explore Lofoten Islands
  • Visit the famous building in Tromso
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take National Geographic Endurance in exploring 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 …
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Exploring Greenland
$9,995
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Three Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Greenland and Iceland

Southbound - 15 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Immerse in the icy realm of Arctic
  • Marvel at the glaciers and wildlife
  • Hike the tundra and explore
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to explore
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Variety is the spice of the Three Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Greenland, and Iceland adventure, named one of National Geographic Traveler’s 50 Tours of a Lifetime. Check three different Arctic regions off your list, heading above the Arctic Circle to Spitsbergen, in the Svalbard archipelago, …
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