Expedition cruises of the Russian Far East are a wonderful mix of wildlife exploration and cultural immersion, all from the comfort of state-of-the-art expedition ships designed especially to offer travelers a touch of luxury while reaching the remote corners of Russia's great north. Your cruise may include visits to local indigenous villages where the community will explain their ways of life. You will also have plenty of opportunities for hiking and witnessing the wildlife via zodiacs, including might polar bears, walruses, whales, seals, and thousands of seabirds. A highlight of many trips is Wrangel Island, a UNESCO World Heritage site with the highest level of biodiversity in the Arctic. Contact one of our travel experts when you're ready to start planning your exploration of Russia's Far East!