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Select one of these 22 highly-recommended 12-day Arctic tours. Explore worry-free with your bilingual guide on a small group or private Arctic tour where you will enjoy cruises, small ship cruises, wildlife viewing, whale watching, and wildlife & safari exploration during the day and stay in hotels with decidedly local flavor at night. Our 12-day Arctic trips and vacation packages range from $2,380 to $42,590. Contact one of Adventure Life's Arctic travel specialists for help planning every detail of your dream trip. 
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First views of Baffin Island
$8,995
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High Arctic Explorer

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Visit Beechey Island
  • Hike on Devon Island
  • Enjoy a cultural welcome at Pond
  • Watch Greenland’s glaciers
  • Marvel at the tundra
Starts / Ends:
Resolute Bay / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Tallurutiup Imanga, a newly designated marine protected area. Visit the graves of Franklin’s men on Beechey Island. Enjoy an Inuit welcome in Mittimatalik; try your hand at Arctic games. Across Baffin Bay lies the sublime Greenland coast. Illulissat offers cafes, hiking, and …
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Midnight sun over Lofoten
$16,025
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Majestic Norwegian Fjords

Tromso to Copenhagen - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse
  • View the Lofoten Islands
  • Discover Svartisen Glacier
  • Visit the ‘Town of Roses’
  • Explore the stunning panoramas
Starts / Ends:
Tromso / Copenhagen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Scenic Eclipse for an amazing voyage through the Lofoten Islands and Norwegian Fjords. Explore highlights of this epic coast, view the culture and the everyday life of people living here. The long, light days in this land of the midnight sun seem to energize both nature and people. …
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A zodiac landing on remote shores
$5,200
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Scoresby Sund - Aurora Borealis, Fly & Sail

12 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 Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Rembrandt Van Rijn and sail along the rugged and glaciated Volquart Boons Coast. This 12-day voyage takes you through Scoresby Sund. Further, you land on Danmarkso where there are the remains of an Inuit settlement abandoned around 200 years ago. See musk oxen on Jameson Land and visit …
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Homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
$12,050
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Norway Fjords & Spitsbergen

12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal
  • Wander through Bergen's streets
  • Visit traditional Norwegian towns
  • Tour the pristine Lofoten Islands
  • Admire Tromsø, Paris of the North
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail from Bergen for an 12-day expedition aboard Le Boréal transporting you to exceptional sites above the Arctic Circle. From Olden sail to the Briksdal glacier, one of the most beautiful in Europe.Cruise towards theGeiranger Fjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The …
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Herd of Arctic reindeer
$7,495
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Spitsbergen Explorer: Wildlife Capital of the Arctic

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer
  • View iconic arctic wildlife
  • Immerse in the icy realm of Arctic
  • Cruise in Zodiac to explore Arctic
  • Hike the tundra and polar desert
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Connect with the unique Arctic wildlife as you travel to Spitsbergen for 12 days aboard Ocean Adventurer. The archipelago is home to the iconic polar bear, as well as whales, walrus, Svalbard reindeer and tens of thousands of seabirds. Exploring the tundra is a breathtaking experience—the …
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Musk Ox roaming the Northwest Passage
$11,495
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Canada’s Remote Arctic: Northwest Passage to Ellesmere and Axel Heiberg Islands

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Experience the Canadian Arctic
  • Search for iconic Arctic wildlife
  • Enjoy flightseeing and heli landing
Starts / Ends:
Toronto / Toronto
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Hiking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
On this exciting itinerary, follow the natural guides of sea and ice to showcase the region’s cultural, historic and geographic treasures, aiming to approach the farthest stretches of this rugged, rarely visited landscape.Ultramarine’sunprecedented range of adventure options, including …
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Northern lights dance across the Arctic landscape
$15,140
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Iceland's Wild West Coast to East Greenland

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 12 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Explore Northeast Greenland N. Park
  • Look out for unique widllife
  • Visit Scoresbysund
  • Observe Northern Lights displays
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail the route of early Viking explorers and discover a region of epic ice home to the Arctic’s iconic creatures: polar bears, whales, and vast seabird colonies. We will also be on the lookout for the Northern Lights along Greenland and Iceland at this time of year. Actively explore …
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Colorful houses of Svalbard
$11,895
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Svalbard Odyssey

12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Sail to Spitsbergen’s coastline
  • Spot lots of wildlife
  • Photograph Arctic tundra flowers
  • Look out for birdlife
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy the best of Svalbard, a world of endless daylight where polar bear sightings quicken your pulse, guillemot cries echo from sea cliffs and beluga whales rise from the sea. Explore tundra adorned with wildflowers and look out for arctic fox, or discover historic camps of explorers and hunters. …
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Polar bear in the Arctic
$9,995
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Spitsbergen Explorer: Wildlife Capital of the Arctic

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • View iconic arctic wildlife
  • Immerse in the icy realm of Arctic
  • Cruise in Zodiac to explore Arctic
  • Hike the tundra and polar desert
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Connect with the unique Arctic wildlife as you travel to Spitsbergen for 12 days aboard Ultramarine. Your Arctic voyage begins and ends in Helsinki, Norway’s vibrant capital city. Fly by private charter to Longyearbyen. The archipelago is home to the iconic polar bear, as well as whales, …
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A sow and her cubs
$8,895
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Best of Svalbard

Svalbard & Polar Ice Edge - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Observe majestic polar bears
  • Walk in the footsteps of explorers
  • Explore spectacular Svalbard
  • Discover the North Pole
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore this fascinating Arctic landscape's various waterways and islands. Cruise into the a true wilderness where wildlife abounds, the long days of summer sunlight enliven the surroundings. On the first evening, the view as you sail through Isfjorden is breathtaking, and there is already the …
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Exploring Greenland
$7,499
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Natural Wonders of Greenland - Tour 2

Kangerlussuaq- Reykjavik - 12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Discover the splendid Sisimiut
  • Visit the beautiful Uummannaq
  • Experience the Ilulissat Ice Fjord
  • Discover charming Reykjavik
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the MS Seaventure in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, and set off on your journey to Iceland. Along the way, marvel at the stunning sights: from majestic glaciers and icebergs floating in deep-blue water to the islands' unique indigenous wildlife, the natural wonders of the Arctic are the stars …
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Viking settlement, Anse-aux-Meadows
$5,995
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Newfoundland Circumnavigation

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Visit Newfoundland´s remote reaches
  • Hike phenomenal landscapes
  • Travel with naturalists & musicians
  • Visit an antique Viking settelement
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the lively culture and dramatic scenery of Newfoundland on this 11-day cruise starting and ending in historic St. John´s. Enjoy daily expedition stops and community visits, stop at Red Bay's Basque Whaling Station, learn about the Viking history, and enjoy a taste of the …
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Charming port cities of the Norwegian fjords
$2,644
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Classic Roundtrip Voyage

Bergen Roundtrip - 12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Polarlys
  • Visit Alesund
  • Enjoy Trondheim views
  • Explore the Lofoten Islands
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • Take an excursion to the North Cape
Starts / Ends:
Bergen / Bergen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Adventure and mystery await on this 12-day small ship cruise aboard the MS Polarlys. Begin in the Norwegian city of Bergen and sail through Norway's picturesque fjords as you make your way north to the Arctic Circle and beyond. Greet the locals as you stop in small port villages and marvel at …
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Reflection of colorful houses in Greenland
$7,499
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Natural Wonders of Greenland - Tour 1

Reykjavik - Kangerlussuaq - 12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Cross the Prince Christian Sound
  • Visit the ancient town Qassiarsuk
  • Tour Greenland's oldest town, Nuuk
  • Experience the Ilulissat Ice Fjord
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From majestic glaciers and icebergs floating in deep-blue water to the island’s unique indigenous wildlife, the natural wonders of Greenland are the stars of this soft adventure voyage. Whales and seals often accompany the MS Seaventure, while musk oxen graze ashore. Discover the immense …
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Enormous tabular icebergs dominate the Arctic landscape
$7,595
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Arctic Sights and Northern Lights

East Greenland - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Tour Whale Iceland Museum
  • Explore Greenland's fjords & peaks
  • Spot Arctic's wildlife animals
  • Observe dancing Northern Lights
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Ittoqqortoormiit
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Iceland's capital, Reykjavik, serves as the starting point for this 12-day Arctic expedition. Visit the city's most recognizable landmark, the Hallgrmskirkja church. Navigate north via the Denmark Strait to East Greenland, keeping a lookout for huge whales and large seabird colonies. …
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A group of puffins sit on the side of a cliff overlooking the ocean.
$5,595
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Crossing the Arctic Circle, Jan Mayen & Svalbard

Three Pearls of the Arctic - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Explore fascinating Reykjavík
  • Discover Westfjords
  • Admire the Beerenberg volcano
  • Observe Arctic wildlife
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover three Pearls of the Arctic: Iceland, Jan Mayen, and Spitsbergen. On this 12-day expedition, enjoy breathtaking coastal fjords, jagged bird cliffs, and tiny fishing villages embracing traditional ways of life.Exploit every opportunity to experience excellent wildlife viewing, to spot …
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A polar bear climbs glacial ice in the Arctic
$13,457
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Arctic in Depth

Oslo Roundtrip - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • View Arctic wildlife
  • Visit rugged glaciers
  • Discover northernmost areas
Starts / Ends:
Oslo / Oslo
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy 12 days exploring the final frontier from the comfort of the luxurious Scenic Eclipse. This flexible voyage allows nature to be your perfect guide for navigating a true Arctic wilderness. Let the creatures of the north introduce themselves as you head deep into the north to cruise the …
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A polar bear wanders onto an iceberg in Greenland
$11,154
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Greenland Discovery

Reykjavik to Kangerlussuaq - 12 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Learn history of the Arctic people
  • Admire the sparkling icebergs
  • Capture huge narwhal pods
  • Explore turbulent history Vikings
  • Marvel at Sirmilik National Park
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join us on a 12-day Greenland Discovery: West Greenland cruise on board our boutique ship to see a remote and fascinating part of the world. Traditional ways of life can still be seen against a backdrop of stunning arctic scenery and immense mountains. Navigate through an intricate fjord system …
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