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Sun shining on the ice
$11,306
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Sailing North of 80° to the Russian Arctic

15 Day Itinerary aboard MS Spitsbergen
  • Experience Franz Josef Land
  • Discover Sørøya Island
  • Visit the North Cape
  • Enjoy the port of Murmansk
Starts/ Ends in:
Tromso / Tromso
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Remote Franz Josef Land has always attracted hardy adventurers, and now you can set foot on the ice were Nansen and Johansen spent the winter, watch for polar bears wandering in their natural environment, and feel the cool Arctic from the North Pole just a few miles away.
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Polar bear in the Arctic
$9,000
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Wrangel Island: Across the Top of the World

2020 - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Enderby
  • Journey through the Bering Strait
  • Observe wildlife on Wrangel Island
  • Listen to stories of past explorers
  • Visit Herald Island's bird cliffs
  • Encounter abundant flora and fauna
  • Learn about the High Arctic
Starts/ Ends in:
Anadyr / Anadyr
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This unique 15-day expedition that crosses the Arctic Circle includes an exclusive overland experience of exploring theinterior of Wrangel Island and the nearby Herald Island by six-wheel Tundra vehicle.The High Arctic environment that few people experience is now accessible on this 3 day- 2 night …
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Walrus in the Arctic
$10,980
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Round-trip Expedition in Nome

13 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Absorb the culture of the Koriyak
  • Watch for wildlife in Anastasia Bay
  • Hike across tundra for hot springs
  • Visit Yttygran to see whale bones
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Explorer to sail from Alaska to Russia and back across the Bering Sea, experiencing all the natural wonders these starkly beautiful places have to offer. Crossing the Bering Sea we will head for Chukotka and Kamchatka to look for the major walrus haul-out in Anastasiya Bay and hike to …
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A polar bear leaps across ice floes
$9,000
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Franz Josef Land Explorer

15 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Photograph Champ Island
  • Cruise beneath Cape Flora
  • Visit Nansen's winter camp
  • Search for whales
Activities:
Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience a rare chance to discover the wondrous islands of Franz Josef Land on the inaugural Franz Josef Land voyage. From Murmansk, cross the Barents Sea to a world few have seen. Enter the Russian Arctic National Park and watch for polar bears, whales, walrus and seals. Enjoy long tundra walks …
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Bearded seal in Svalbard, Norway
$13,900
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High Arctic Adventurer

25 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Cruise around Svalbard
  • Photograph wildlife
  • Zodiac beneath sea cliffs
  • Encounter polar bears
Activities:
Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Combine Svalbard Odysseyand Franz Josef Land Explorerinto one adventure for a complete exploration of the High Arctic. Enjoy peak summer in Svalbard, with 24-hour daylight. long tundra walks, reindeer, spectacular bird cliffs, and polar bears. Dog sled or fish in Longyearbyen, then sail for wild …
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Striking skyline of old town Tallinn, Estonia
$6,720
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Historic Cities of the Baltic Sea

9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Dumont-d'Urville
  • Discover the stunning Baltic Sea
  • Visit the famous old town of Tallin
  • Admire Visby's beauty
  • Experience Saint-Petersburg's charm
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Architectural gems in the Baroque style, churches with domes so elaborate they seem otherworldly, palaces, gardens, canals, and the famous cities is what this incredible cruise offers. Visit St Petersburg a unique place where the atmosphere is rich with the splendor of the Tsars and the traces of …
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An Arctic fox gazes across the landscape
$14,490
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Alaska & Russian Far East

19 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Launch the Zodiacs to Yankicha
  • Visit Russian Orthodox museums
  • Experience cultural presentations
  • Look out for marine animals
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Explorer on the 19-day journey along the Kuril and Aleutian Islands. This is an incredible opportunity to witness the people and wildlife that thrive in this desolate and wild part of the world. Experience distinctive cultural presentations in Korsakov, Sakhalin Island and in …
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Soft light glows over the canals of Copenhagen
$6,480
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Historic Cities of the Baltic Sea

10 Day Itinerary aboard Le Dumont-d'Urville
  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Visit colorful St. Petersburg
  • Discover architectural gems
  • Enjoy unique local cuisines
Starts/ Ends in:
Copenhagen / Stockholm
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy a 10-day cruise around the historic cities of the Baltic sea. Embark from beautiful Copenhagen after exploring the city's extensive network of canals through historic neighborhoods. Stop in Tallinn for a taste of Gothic architecture as well as local delicacies. Enjoy three days in St. …
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A mother polar bear and her young relax on the Arctic landscape
$30,960
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Northeast Passage

Nome to Tromsø - 27 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Visit Cape Dezhnev
  • Explore Wrangel Island
  • Admire incredible Arctic wildlife
  • Walk the tundra over permafrost
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The first Northeast Passage traverse ever for the Silver Explorer, this is your chance to become the polar pioneer you have always dreamed of becoming. Retrace the voyages of famous explorers Nordenskiöld, Nansen, DeLong, and Amundsen and travel as far north as the ice lets you. A wealth of …
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Traveler on a glacier tour of Alaska.
$14,490
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Across the Bering Sea

2020 - 19 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Hike across Peter Bay's waterfalls
  • Admire Anastasiya Bay beauty
  • Cruise Cape Kuyveveem's bird cliffs
  • Discover the Katmai National Park
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
When Vitus Bering left to see whether a land bridge existed that connected the New World, he could not know that his expedition would open up an area rich in wildlife and spectacular scenery. For the adventurous traveler, this is one of the world’s great journeys that beckons nature lovers …
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A humpback whale breaches from Alaskan waters
$8,910
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Nome to Seward

12 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • See the local museum in Provideniya
  • Cruise towards Kuyveveem
  • Get a close look of the wildlife
  • See the Holgate Glacier
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud in sailing from Alaska to Russia and back across the Bering Sea, experiencing all the natural wonders these starkly beautiful places have to offer. In Chukotka cruise the spectacular bird cliffs at Cape Kuyveveem and see the museum in Provideniya. In Alaska, look for seals and …
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Bear sighting in Alaska
$12,750
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Arctic Alaska

15 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Admire stunning Arctic landscapes
  • Explore Alaska's remote islands
  • Discover the Beaufort Sea
  • Observe brown bears
  • Meet local people such as Inupiat
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy two exhilarating weeks in the wild swaths of northern Alaska from aboard luxurious Le Boreal. Starting in the town of Nome, you'll cruise into the heart of the Bering Sea, where you will have the opportunity to explore this region via zodiac excursions and hikes on the remote spits of …
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The towering cathedral of Gdansk, Poland
$10,585
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Northern Europe - from Hamburg to Helsinki

15 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Catch charming harbor views
  • Explore Copenhagen
  • Visit Visby
  • Find Nordic design in Stockholm
Starts/ Ends in:
Hamburg / Helsinki
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail through some of the most beautiful countries in Europe as Sea Cloud II takes you on a 15-day cruise from Hamburg to Helsinki. Visit List, Copenhagen, Gdansk, Visby, Stockholm, Mariehamn, St. Petersburg, and Tallinn along the way. Explore the countless canals and harbors of Copenhagen and …
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Hike along the coastal Russian mountains
$21,900
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Northeast Passage: The Northern Sea Route

28 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Enderby
  • Be part of a history-making voyage
  • Cruise between the Pacific & Arctic
  • Encounter Arctic wildlife
  • View archaeological sites
  • Journey to remote islands
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 28-day history-making expedition through the Northern Sea Route/Northeast Passage from Anadyr to Svalbard. Aboard the Spirit of Enderby, learn about the development of the commercial shipping route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. First transited in 1878-1880 by Swedish …
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Some Arctic view may make you feel like you are standing on top of the world!
$9,995
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Franz Josef Land: Longyearbyen - Longyearbyen

14 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Observe majestic polar bears
  • Walk in the footsteps of explorers
  • Explore spectacular Svalbard
  • Discover the North Pole
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin your Arctic adventure in Longyearbyen, capital of the Norwegian territory of Svalbard and starting point of your expedition. Explore the many waterways and islands of this unique Arctic landscape. The long days of summer sunlight illuminate the surroundings as you slip your moorings and sail …
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