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A towering iceberg drifts in Disko Bay
$2,800
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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
$6,490
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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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Wild Icelandic Horse grazing
$2,855
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Iceland Circumnavigation

2020 - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Explore Breidafjördur Bay
  • See Lake Myvatn Nature Reserve
  • Play golf in a volcano crater
  • Reach Vatnajökull Glacier
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience an unforgettable 10-day journey around Iceland aboard the Ocean Diamond. 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. A range of …
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Enjoy northern lights on an Arctic cruise
$7,495
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Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland

14 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Wonder at the mountains and cliffs
  • View the amazing Aurora Borealis
  • Zodiac cruise to explore landscapes
  • Optional kayaking adventure
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience two of the last unspoiled wilderness areas on the planet with the 14-day Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland itinerary. Cruising along Iceland’s mountainous Vestfjords and Greenland’s remote northeast coast, home to the largest fjord system in …
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Late summer in West Greenland
$18,190
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Ultima Thule: the Horizontal Everest 2021

17 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Hike through unique landscapes
  • Visit the incredible auroras
  • Explore the Kane Bassin
  • See amazingly rich fauna
Starts/ Ends in:
Kangerlussuaq / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Step aboard L'Austral at Kangerlussuaq, Greenland for a 17-day expedition to the heart of Ultima Thule at the farthest reaches of the planet. Between ice caps and ice floes, past glaciers, icebergs, and brash ice sail to the heart of the northern hemisphere's biggest ice producer. Stopover …
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Quaint fishing village in Norway
$17,160
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A Voyage to Iceland, East Greenland, and Norway

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Visit the Eldfell volcanic crater
  • Sail across Látrabjarg cliffs
  • Explore East Greenland
  • Explore the Norwegian coast
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on National Geographic Endurance for a 16-day exploration from the remote reaches of Iceland to the rugged, ice-sculpted shores of Greenland and the spectacular fjords of Norway. Go ashore in the volcanic Westman Islands, then trace the route of legendary Viking explorer Erik the Red to …
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Explore the expansive National Parks of the Arctic
$9,390
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The Best of Spitsbergen

8 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Hike and Zodiac cruise with guides
  • See the Spitsbergen's fjords
  • Follow the path of early explorers
  • Encounter Spitsbergen wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
L'Austral takes you on a spectacular 8-day route that brings you intimately close to the natural colors of the polar region. Between icebergs, ice caps, and the sea ice, your adventure is interspersed with unusual excursions, such as outings in Zodiac inflatables at the early light of dawn. …
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Homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
$8,499
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Longyearbyen Roundtrip

8 Day Itinerary aboard SeaDream Innovation
  • Observe majestic polar bears
  • Walk in the footsteps of explorers
  • Explore spectacular Svalbard
  • Explore eastern Svalbard
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching
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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Kayak quiet waters as you sail to remote polar regions
$11,995
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Best of the Western Arctic: Canada and Greenland

20 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Explore Canadian wildlife sanctuary
  • Visit and learn the Inuit culture
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Explore the arctic on a Zodiac
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Venture far above the Arctic Circle, in a land where the sun never sets and polar bears roam, with Ocean Adventurer. On this 20-day cruise, explore the northerly shores of Canada’s Baffin Island and the western coast of Greenland, searching for the wildlife and visiting the communities that …
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A towering iceberg drifts in Disko Bay
$9,690
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Disko Bay and Inuit Villages

8 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Explore the Arctic wildlife habitat
  • Admire the cliffs of Kuannit
  • Marvel at the view from Akulleq
  • Observe the Arctic birds
Starts/ Ends in:
Kangerlussuaq / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore stunning Greenland onboard the luxurious L'Austral. Cross Disko Bay to reach the edges of the Eqi Glacier, an icy giant with crystalline reflections, and the Paul-Emile Victor research station. The colorful villagesof Uummannaq are encircled by mountains and basalt formations and will …
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Homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
$9,820
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Fjords and Glaciers of Spitsbergen

8 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Enjoy outings and shore visits
  • Look out for wildlife
  • Take in the Arctic landscapes
  • Visit a former Dutch whaling colony
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience something exceptional by discovering the Far North and the immense open spaces of the polar Arctic and its ice floes that extend to the North Pole. Board the luxurious L'Austral at Longyearbyen in Norway for an 8-day expedition cruise to the heart of Spitsbergen, the largest island …
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Polar bears in the Arctic
$14,970
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The Northwest Passage – Cambridge Bay to Halifax

20 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fram
  • Sail through the Northwest Passage
  • Discover Ilulissat Icefjord
  • Observe polar bears
  • Explore the Canadian Arctic
Starts/ Ends in:
Edmonton / Halifax
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Be among the few to sail in the wake of great explorers as we attempt to cruise through the legendary Northwest Passage. Experience the raw and daunting beauty of the Arctic on this rare adventure. Our advanced expedition ship is one of the few in the world capable of navigating the fabled passage …
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Explore Reykjavik on your Arctic voyage
$4,590
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Icelandic Mosaic

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Discover Reykjavik
  • Explore stunning landscapes
  • Enjoy incredible Arctic wildlife
  • Visit the elegant city of Akureyri
Activities:
Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the ship in Reykjavik,the world’s northernmost capital city. With its houses with colorful roofs and its lake that is home to countless ducks, the city offers a picture-postcard setting. The first port of call on your cruise: the bay of Grundarfjordur, right near Kirkjufell.This …
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