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Take a trip back in time on one of these 12 Arctic archaeology tours in 2023. Explore ruins, excavations, and archaeology digs near hot spots such as Reykjavik, Bergen, Kangerlussuaq, Nuuk, and Pond Inlet on a guided private or small group tour with an exceptional multi-lingual guide aided by historians and archaeologists. These 12 archaeology trips also afford plenty of opportunities to enjoy cruises, archaeological site visits, wildlife viewing, small ship cruises, and village visits. Simply tell one of our Arctic travel experts about your ideal archaeology trip they will help you start planning a seamless adventure.
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Colorful sunset over the Scottish Highlands
$12,350
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Norwegian Fjords & Scottish Isles

Edinburgh - Bergen - 9 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Visit Shetland Islands for wildlife
  • Stroll to see the wooden houses
  • Explore Hardangerfjorden
  • Explore the Stone Age sites
Starts / Ends:
Edinburgh / Bergen
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On a voyage aboard the new National Geographic Resolution, sail across the North Sea in the wake of legendary explorers and seafarers, traveling from Norway’s breathtaking fjords and snow-dusted mountains to Scotland’s rolling green hills and ancient ruins. Glide beneath the dramatic …
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Beautiful artic mountains at sunset.
$7,995
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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
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / St. John's
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, 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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Zodiac boats bring you closer to the majestic Arctic landscape
$7,595
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South & West Greenland and Disko Bay

Reykjavik - Kangerlussuaq - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Sail along picturesque fjords
  • Hear presentations by experts
  • Learn about Vikings and Inuit
  • Spot Arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Find yourself among some of the most magnificent sceneries in the world on this inspiring 14-day cruise through South and West Greenland! While sailing aboard Sea Spirit, admire icebergs the size of city blocks and soaring mountains. The juxtaposition of glittering icebergs and verdant hillsides in …
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Discover ancient cultures of the Orkney islands
$12,740
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Legendary Northern Isles: Scotland, Faroes, & Iceland

Bergen - Reykjavík - 13 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Go back in time at Skara Brae
  • See the mysterious Ring of Brofgar
  • Walk through Jarlshof
  • Observe incredible birdlife
Starts / Ends:
Bergen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail beneath the midnight sun, overseas steeped in Norse mythology, and along the route of the boldest Vikings who ventured west. Meet the welcoming islanders who call the scenic Faroes home—Danes by nationality and Viking by blood. See the graves of their Viking ancestors and explore their …
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Walruses huddled together on the ice
$36,960
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Northwest Passage

Greenland to Alaska - 22 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Glide between soaring icebergs
  • Observe Arctic wildlife
  • Explore incredible landscapes
  • Meet Indigenous communities
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / Nome
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
For centuries the search for the Northwest Passage lured the most intrepid explorers, but it wasn’t until 1906 that Roald Amundsen finally completed the first sea voyage across the Arctic Archipelago. Aboard theNational Geographic Resolution,discover the otherworldly icescapes of the …
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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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Grass covers the houses of the Faroe Islands, blending them into the landscape.
$4,395
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North Atlantic Saga: Scotland, the Faroe Islands, and Iceland

Aberdeen-Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Stand among Neolithic stones
  • Shop for exquisite handicrafts
  • See the volcanic Surtsey island
  • Follow the routes of the Vikings
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 11-day expedition cruise charts a course unlike any other on Earth, from the costaline of Scotland, through the cliffs of the Faroe Islands, to the volcanic plains of Iceland. Explore ancient Neolithic ruins on rugged Celtic islands, and sail into the sagas of Norse explorers bound for …
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Glacier streams wind across the Alaskan landscape
$50,900
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Kangerlussuaq to Nome, Alaska - Door to Door

25 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Explore Uummannaq's community
  • See some artifacts in Pond Inlet
  • Visit the memorial to Franklin
  • Watch for wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / Nome
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Follow in the footsteps of explorers seeking the Northwest Passage, beginning with Frobisher in the 1570s and ending with the world's most important modern-day explorer: you. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a seasoned veteran of the region, you can count on the raw beauty to …
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Colorful sunset over the Scottish Highlands
$17,770
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Ancient Isles: England, Ireland, and Scotland

15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Explore Celtic and Viking culture
  • Sail around Skellig Michael
  • Zodiac cruise in Scotland
  • Visit giant seabird colonies
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Walk through Stone Age village ruins 5,000-years-old, Zodiac cruise around the stunning island of Staffa, and hoist a pint or two with spirited natives in cozy pubs throughout the land. You’ll explore ancient sites in moody landscapes to learn about culture and history in lands that have been …
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Explore the picturesque Honfleur
$8,890
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Northern Romanticism

Honfleur - Bergen - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal
  • Special musical cruise
  • Explore northern Europe
  • Visit historic sites
Starts / Ends:
Honfleur / Bergen
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover Northern Europe and Scandinavia on this 12-day musical cruise from the Normandy coast to Scandinavia aboard Le Boreal from Honfleur to Bergen, where you will visit cities with significant cultural heritage and breathtaking natural landscapes. Explore Amsterdam, Stavanger, Hellesylt, and …
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Explore Dublin
$9,400
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Dublin to Reykjavik - Port to Port

11 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • Visit the Dunluce Castle ruins
  • Explore Isle of Noss
  • Visit St. Kilda
Starts / Ends:
Dublin / Reykjavik
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience how different and beautiful two countries can be on this journey through Scotland, and Iceland on this 11-day expedition aboard Silver Cloud. Sail from Ireland’s capital to Iceland’s capital, Dublin to Reykjavik, with stops in Scotland. The voyage starts with Portrush, Lock …
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Ittoqqortoormiit Village, Greenland
$5,290
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Northeast Greenland - Into the National Park

9 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Admire stunning landscapes
  • Get a close-up look at icebergs
  • Spot incredible Arctic wildlife
  • Meet an Indigenous community
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Ocean Albatros on this 9-dayNortheast Greenland cruise. Venture far from the usual tourist routes and visit places where only true expeditioners and scientists travel. Here you will experience unspoiled Arctic landscapes with good chances of seeing polar bears, whales and musk oxen.Heading out …
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