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Explore the Arctic's wonders on Adventure Life's cultural tours and cruises this year. With a selection of meticulously crafted itineraries to choose from, including adventures like discovering Iceland's natural beauty and wildlife, sailing through the Northwest Passage, exploring Greenland's stunning landscapes, and visiting the ancient Viking settlement in Canada, you'll embark on a journey that will leave you in awe of the Arctic's diverse offerings. Immerse yourself in the unique cultures, breathtaking scenery, and fascinating history of these remote regions over a span of , creating memories that will last a lifetime. Don't miss the chance to experience the Arctic in all its glory - contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Waterfall Skogafoss in South Iceland
$2,419
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Discover Iceland

Small Group Tour in Iceland - 8 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Visit the Golden Circle
  • Enjoy Dalvík
  • Circumnavigate Ring Road
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover Iceland's most famous attractions and natural wonders on this exciting 8-day Ring Road tour. Explore Reykjavik's quaint streets and charming cafes, taking in the essence of this Arctic capital city. Hike a shimmering glacier, stand at the base of thunderous waterfalls, soak in …
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Walruses coming ashore in the arctic
$10,978
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Ungava Polar Ecotour Adventure

Set Departure Group Tour - 7 Day Itinerary
  • Discover Gyrfalcon Island
  • See the biggest tides in Ungava
  • Enjoy a guided ecotour activities
  • See the local tradition and culture
  • See the world famous northern light
Starts / Ends:
Montreal / Montreal
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Homestays, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
Discover the home of some of the highest tides in the world in Ungava Bay while exploring Gyrfalcon Island and experiencing the Inuit community and culture on this 7-day tour in the Northern Quebec Region. This Ungava Polar Ecotour adventure offers an opportunity to explore this remote and pristine …
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Midnight sun light, Ilulissat
$13,995
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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:
Kangerlussuaq / Kugluktuk
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, 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 the Davis Strait, and pay respects at the Franklin Expedition graves at Beechey Island. …
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Vatnajokull glacier. Largest Icelandic glacier.
$11,285
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A Circumnavigation of Iceland

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Meet Iceland’s people & culture
  • Actively explore Iceland's coasts
  • Experience Iceland’s unique geology
  • Travel with an expert team
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Iceland’s geology in all its manifestations is world-class: glaciers, thundering waterfalls, immense cliffs, geothermal springs, boiling mud pots, and rock and lava-scapes of unearthly beauty. It alone makes a circumnavigation a very compelling idea. But when you add in components like …
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Beautiful artic mountains at sunset.
$8,995
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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
  • Search for polar bears & eagles
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 trip 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 …
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The blue lagoon in Iceland
$6,850
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Icelandic Mosaic

Reykjavík Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Discover Reykjavík's Blue Lagoon
  • Explore the beautiful Grimsey
  • Experience Isafjordur fjord
  • Visit Eldheimar
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience an unforgettable 8-day journey around Iceland aboard Le Bellot.Discover the most beautiful landscapes on theIcelandic west coast, between vast glaciers, vertiginous fjords, volcanoes and boiling geysers,Icelandoffers a kaleidoscope of wild and romantic landscapes. You will board the ship …
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Arctic Summer
$5,304
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Taste of the Arctic Summer

4 Day Itinerary
  • Enjoy historic town tours
  • Hike along Sylvia Grinnell River
  • Get a taste of the Arctic
  • Discover Iqaluit iconic spots
Starts / Ends:
Iqaluit / Ottawa
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Land Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park, where you can hike along the river valley of the stunning Sylvia Grinnell River and fish for Arctic char from the shore near the mouth.Visit Nunavut’s capital city, a maritime community with a rich history.Venture above the tree line to experience the …
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Hiking in Spitsbergen
$8,990
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Svalbard in Depth - Land, Sea and Ice

Roundtrip Longyearbyen - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Discover wildlife
  • Explore the Arctic
  • See polar bears
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 11-day Arctic expedition beginning in the Southeastern Svalbard and journeying to the far Northwest via Longyearbyen. This comprehensive trip combines two Polar Bear Express trips, offering a unique encounter with Svalbard's must-see destinations.

Start the adventure in …
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Midnight sun light, Ilulissat
$20,580
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Canadian Arctic & Northern Lights

17 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Explore Iluissat, a UNESCO Site
  • Visit charming Sisimiut
  • Admire Nuuk’s natural beauty
  • Hike Silvia Grinnell Park
  • Observe Arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / Halifax
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience the legendary Northwest Passage on this 17-day Northern Canada Discovery cruise and trace a path along the ice-filled route that challenged great explorers. As you sail from Greenland through the iceberg capital of the world, gaze in awe at the ice-filled straits and fjords crammed with …
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Stunning landscapes in Prince Christian Sound
$10,799
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Glaciers of Greenland

Reykjavik - Kangerlussuaq - 11 Day Itinerary aboard World Voyager
  • Explore Reykjavik's vibrant streets
  • Navigate Prince Christian Sound
  • Witness iconic Kirkjufell mountain
  • Encounter humpbacks and musk oxen
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 11-day cruise aboard the World Voyager, starting from Reykjavik. Marvel at the colorful houses and modern architecture of the city before heading to Grundarfjordur to witness the majestic Kirkjufell and Kirkjufellsfoss. Take a leisurely day at sea before arriving at Prince Christian …
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Stunning landscapes in Prince Christian Sound
$13,999
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Greenland Marvels

Kangerlussuaq - Reykjavik - 12 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Nuuk's cultural scene
  • Witness ice shelves in Disko Bay
  • Visit Nanortalik's local museum
  • Encounter Arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / Reykjavik
Activities:
Land & Sea Exploration, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 12-day Arctic expedition in Kangerlussuaq, surrounded by UNESCO-listed landscapes and the majestic ice shelf. Trek to Russell Glacier, explore the Arctic Circle Trail and delve into Inuit history at Kangerlussuaq Museum. In Ilulissat, kayak amid icebergs in Disko Bay, and marvel at the …
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Disko Bay
$12,599
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Iceland & Greenland Passage

Reykjavik - Kangerlussuaq - 12 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Reykjavik's colorful street
  • Witness calving ice at Eqi Glacier
  • Discover Norse ruins in Narsarsuaq
  • Encounter humpbacks and musk oxen
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 12-day cruise exploring the vibrant streets of Reykjavik, Iceland's capital, where you'll marvel at modern architecture and cultural landmarks. Trek along the golden-red sands of Raudisandur beach in Patreksfjordur, while encountering tales of sea monsters and sorcerers. Admire …
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The breathtaking scenery of Iceland
$9,199
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Ring Around Iceland

Reykjavik Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard World Traveller
  • Explore Harpa Concert Hall
  • Visit Kirkjufell & Kirkjufellsfoss
  • Experience culture of Isafjordur
  • Explore streets in Seydisfjordur
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a captivating 8-day cruise through Iceland. Start in Reykjavík, admiring its colorful houses and modern architecture at the Harpa Concert Hall. Explore Grundarfjordur, with its majestic Kirkjufell mountain and Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall. Discover the culture and beauty of …
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Houses of Greenland
$8,999
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Vistas & Vikings

Kangerlussuaq - Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard World Voyager
  • Navigate Prince Christian Sound
  • Witness ice shelves in Disko Bay
  • Discover Arsuk's fjords
  • Encounter Arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / Reykjavik
Activities:
Land & Sea Exploration, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join the World Voyager for an 11-day cruise from Greenland's stunning glaciers to Iceland's vibrant city of Reykjavik. Explore Kangerlussuaq, surrounded by UNESCO-listed landscapes and towering ice shelves. Trek to Russell Glacier for musk oxen sightings or delve into history at …
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$12,380
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Heart of Svalbard

11 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Explore Tromso
  • Experience the North Cape
  • Explore Svalbard
  • Arctic Wildlife Encounters
Starts / Ends:
Tromso / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 11-day Arctic journey from Tromso to Svalbard. Begin in Tromso, known for the Northern Lights and panoramic views from Mount Storstei­nen. Cruise to Skarsvag, Europe’s northernmost fishing village, and explore Bear Island, home to various bird species. Continue to Svalbard, …
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Hallgrimskirkja Church in Reykjavik
$12,999
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Villages of Iceland

10 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Harpa Concert Hall
  • Visit Kirkjufell & Kirkjufellsfoss
  • Experience culture of Isafjörður
  • See abundant birdlife on Grímssey
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a captivating 10-day journey through Iceland. Begin in Reykjavík, where you admire colorful houses and modern architecture at the Harpa Concert Hall. Explore Heimaey Island's volcanic landscapes and savor local cuisine in Eskifjörður. Enjoy …
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View of Reykjavik from the Church Tower
$9,799
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Iceland Explorer

Reykjavik Roundtrip - 9 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Harpa Concert Hall
  • Visit Kirkjufell & Kirkjufellsfoss
  • Experience culture of Isafjörður
  • See abundant birdlife on Grímssey
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a captivating 9-day journey through Iceland. Start in Reykjavík, admiring its colorful houses and modern architecture at the Harpa Concert Hall. Explore Grundarfjörður, with its majestic Kirkjufell mountain and Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall. Discover the culture and beauty of …
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Stunning landscapes in Prince Christian Sound
$12,599
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Glaciers, Fjords & Indigenous Cultures

Reykjavik Roundtrip - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Seabourn Venture
  • Explore ruins of Norse settlements
  • Visit Fjord, icebergs and glaciers
  • Discover town of Sisimiut
  • Explore ancient Eastern Settlement
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Sailing, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the rugged beauty and remote wilderness of Greenland aboard Seabourn Venture on this 15-day cruise.Begin the adventure in the picturesque town of Sisimiut, known for its rough, real, and remote atmosphere. Throughout the trip, be enchanted by Greenland's unique landscapes, featuring …
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