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Polar bear and cub
$11,000
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Wrangel Island: Across the Top of the World

15 Day Itinerary aboard Kapitan Khlebnikov
  • Interact with locals of Lavrentiya
  • Search for birdlife
  • Photograph Kolyuchin Island
  • See wildlife across the Chukchi Sea
Activities:
Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This unique expedition crosses the Arctic Circle and includes the isolated and pristine Wrangel and Herald Islands and a significant section of the wild North Eastern Siberian coastline. It is a journey only made possible in recent years by the thawing in the politics of the region and the retreat …
Cruise Details
2020
EmbarksDays 
Jul 0615Wrangel Island: Across the Top of the World
Jul 2015Wrangel Island: Across the Top of the World
Aug 0315Wrangel Island: Across the Top of the World
Aug 1715Wrangel Island: Across the Top of the World
Max Passengers: 110
Ship Type: Ice Breaker Ship

The Kapitan Khlebnikov is a world-renowned Soviet icebreaker and former research vessel. This peerless, authentic polar-class icebreaker holds the passenger ship record for the most crossings of the Northwest Passage and has famously circumnavigated Antarctica – twice. Built in 1981 by Finland’s Wärtsilä Company and one of four Kapitan Sorokin-class icebreakers, Kapitan Khlebnikov wraps comfortable surrounds in a formidable, ice-reinforced vessel capable of breaking ice as thick as two metres. Powered by 24,000 horsepower diesel-electric engines, designed for conquering the harshest conditions and allows the next-level experiential exploration.

Kapitan Khlebnikov comfortably accommodates up to 110 guests in well appointed and spacious cabins and suites all featuring large windows that can be opened and en suite facilities. Common areas include large open decks, two dining rooms, a digitally-equipped theatre-style lecture room, heated indoor pool, sauna, gymnasium, fully-stocked library, bar, lounge and four-person elevator.

Guests can enjoy exceptional views from the bridge, via open bridge policy, deck and various viewing areas around this remarkable vessel, while a fleet of 10 Zodiacs manned by the experienced expedition team ensures maximum time for ice exploration

Technical Description:
Expedition Staff & Crew: 70
Guests: up to 110
Length: 122.5m
Beam: 26.5m
Draft: 8.5m
Gross Tonnage: 12,288gt 
Engine: 24,000 horsepower
Ice Class: LL3
Cruising speed: 12/14 knots
Zodiacs: 10

Cabin Details:
•Heritage Suites: Large lounge area, separate bedroom with double bed and a single bed in the lounge, writing desk, wardrobe and drawers. Private bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. Large forward and side facing windows allow great views.
•Mini Suites: Separate bedroom with a double bed and a single bed or sofa in the lounge, writing desk, wardrobe and drawers. Private bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. A large window offers great views.
•Superior Plus cabins: Two lower berths, writing desk, wardrobe and drawers. Private bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. A large window offers great views.
•Superior Plus Triple: One bunk (one upper and one lower berth) and one additional lower berth, writing desk, wardrobe and drawers. Private bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. A large window offers great views.

Onboard Facilities:
• 2 Dining Rooms
• 24 hour Tea/Coffee Station
• Bar
• Lounge
• Heated Swimming Pool/Sauna/ Exercise Room
• Theatre Style Lecture Room
• Fully stocked Library
• Four-person elevator
• Clinic/Hospital
• Ship to Shore Communications via Satellite
Triple Cabin-Kapitan Khlebnikov
Superior Plus Triple
Cabins have one bunk (one upper and one lower berth) and one additional lower berth, writing desk, wardrobe and drawers. Cabins feature private bathroom facilities with shower, toilet and washbasin and side-facing windows.
Twin Cabin - Kapitan Khlebnikov
Superior Plus
Cabins include two lower berths, writing desk, wardrobe and drawers. They feature private bathroom facilities with shower, toilet and washbasin and side-facing windows.
Suite - Kapitan Khlebnikov
Mini Suites
Cabins feature a separate bedroom with a double bed and a single bed or sofa in the lounge, writing desk, wardrobe and drawers. They feature private bathroom facilities with shower, toilet and washbasin and side-facing windows
Corner Suite - Kapitan Khlebnikov
Heritage Suites
Cabins include a large lounge area, separate bedroom with double bed and a single bed in the lounge, writing desk, wardrobe and drawers. Private bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin while large, forward and side-facing windows offer fantastic views.
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