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Voyage to the top of the world aboard the 50 Years of Victory
$31,995
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North Pole: Top of the World

Murmansk - Murmansk - 13 Day Itinerary aboard 50 Years of Victory
  • Cruise through the Barents Sea
  • Join a helicopter flightseeing tour
  • Visit the top of the world
  • Discover historical sites
Activities:
Helicopter Tour, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
With countless beautiful scenes presenting themselves every day, endless expanses of ice, beaches crowded with seals and penguins, sunsets over unbroken horizons, starlit skies, and even the majestic northern lights, the North Pole isdefinitely one of the most stunning landscapes in the world. …
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Polar Bears
$33,495
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North Pole: Ultimate Arctic Adventure

14 Day Itinerary aboard 50 Years of Victory
  • Helicopter over the Arctic
  • Reach the North Pole
  • Search for polar bears
  • Explore Arctic expedition remains
Starts/ Ends in:
Helsinki / Murmansk
Activities:
Helicopter Tour, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
To reach the North Pole is the pinnacle of Arctic expedition endeavors. Few people can say they stood at the one earthly spot where every direction is south. Crushing through the ice, admiring soaring seabirds and visiting Franz Josef Land, your North Pole voyage is one that you won’t soon …
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Walrus in the Arctic
$11,495
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Jewels of the Russian Arctic: Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya

16 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer
  • Visit sites at Franz Josef Land
  • Explore glaciated Novaya Zemlya
  • Encounter iconic arctic wildlife
  • Explore the Russian Arctic region
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Follow in the footsteps of early Arctic explorers! During the 16-day Jewels of the Russian Arctic voyage aboard Ocean Adventurer sail to two of the most isolated, icy archipelagoes in the Russian High Arctic. From the mountains of Novaya Zemlya to the wildlife sanctuary of Franz Josef Land, these …
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The Russian Far East can sometimes feel inhospitable, but always beautiful
$7,200
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Jewel of the Russian Far East: Kamchatka Coast

2020 - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Enderby
  • Explore Bukhta Gavrilla
  • Marvel at the beautiful local flora
  • Go bear watching
  • See the stunning Bukhta Natalii
Starts/ Ends in:
Nome / Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
In this 13-day journey of the Spirit of Enderby from Anadyr to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, make numerous landings along the remote coastlines and discover for yourself untamed and beautiful landscapes. The eastern seaboard of Russia dominates the North Pacific and yet very few people know anything …
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High Arctic sunset
$21,900
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The Northern Sea Route: Northeast Passage

27 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 27-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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Zodiac cruise among icebergs
$6,590
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Sea of Okhotsk: Seals, Seabirds and a Legacy of Sorrow

12 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Enderby
  • Photograph seals and sea lions
  • Search for gray whales
  • See different types of bird
  • Enjoy the Okhotsk culture
Starts/ Ends in:
Korsakov / Magadan
Activities:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Seabird numbers in the Sea of Okhotsk can only be described as spectacular. Other birds include guillemots, puffins, auklets and fulmars. But the richness of birdlife is not restricted to pelagic species. The Sea of Okhotsk has one of the highest concentrations of the majestic Steller's sea …
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Polar bear in the Arctic
$20,120
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Exploring Russia's Far East & Wrangel Island

13 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Observe majestic polar bears
  • See gray whales
  • Photograph iconic wildlife
  • Experience Beringia's heritage
Starts/ Ends in:
Anchorage / Anchorage
Activities:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This fascinating exploration of the remote Siberian coastline promises rich culture and an astounding wealth of wildlife.Meet indigenous artists known for their intricate walrus ivory carvings, take in dramatic bird cliffs teeming with puffins and guillemots, then forge farther north, well above …
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Kamchatka Coast
$13,950
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Jewel of the Russian Far East: Kamchatka Coast

21 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Explore Bukhta Gavrilla
  • Visit Lavrentiya village
  • Enjoy whale watching
  • See the stunning Bukhta Natalii
Starts/ Ends in:
Nome / Otaru
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
In this 21-day journey of the Heritage Adventurer .The eastern seaboard of Russia dominates the North Pacific and yet very few people know anything about it. This isolation has protected one of its most valuable assets – its wilderness and to some degree, its wildlife. This expedition is …
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$10,250
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Chukotka: Where Russia's Day Begins

15 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Attend the Beringia Regatta
  • Explore Wrangel Island
  • Search for Arctic wildlife
  • Journey through the Bering Strait
Starts/ Ends in:
Nome / Nome
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Chukotka region is one of 83 regions which make up the Russian Federation.It is rich in natural resources and wildlife is abundant. North of Chukotka where the Chukchi Sea meets the Arctic Ocean lies the nature reserve and World Heritage site, Wrangel Island, which has outstanding wildlife …
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Two Kamchatka brown bears enjoy the view
$9,450
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Siberia's Forgotten Coast: Kamchatka Coast

14 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Travel to an untouched region
  • Monitor endangered bird species
  • Enjoy hiking and zodiac excursions
  • Explore the dynamic coastlines
  • Learn about indigenous culture
  • Search for wildlife and birdlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy / Nome
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the crew of the Heritage Adventurer on this very special 14-day cruise along the Kamchatka Coast! Siberia’s eastern coastline is undoubtedly one of the most remote and least visited regions of the globe. It is home to several groups of indigenous people, including the Itelmen, Koryak, …
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Franz Josef Land scenery
$15,995
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High Arctic Odyssey: Remote Russian Archipelagos

22 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer
  • Visit sites at Franz Josef Land
  • Explore glaciated Novaya Zemlya
  • Explore Severnaya Zemlya
  • Discover the islands of Kara Sea
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the most enigmatic and extreme regions of the Russian High Arctic through this 22-day expedition with Ocean Adventurer. Discover breathtaking ice-draped coastlines that are rarely visited by even the most intrepid adventurers. From the heavily glaciated Novaya Zemlya and Franz Josef Land to …
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Walrus
$15,995
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Wrangel Island

Anchorage Roundtrip - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Observe majestic polar bears
  • Experience the Yupik and Chukchi
  • Amaze with iconic wildlife
  • Spot migrating birds
Starts/ Ends in:
Anchorage / Nome
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the world’s highest concentration of polar bear dens (home to both parents and cubs), the largest population of Pacific walrus, nesting grounds for 100 migratory bird species including snowy owls, snow geese and long-tailed skuas; and reindeer, musk oxen and arctic fox. Become one of …
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Breaching Orca Whale
$15,495
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Aleutian Islands

Anchorage to Tokyo - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Explore Fjords of Alaska
  • Sail through Aleutian chain
  • Enjoy tundra walks of wildflowers
  • Zodiac cruise near humpback whales
Starts/ Ends in:
Anchorage / Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy
Activities:
Kayaking, Spa & Relaxing, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Circumnavigate the Aleutians, a 1900-km chain of 14 large volcanic islands and 55 smaller ones that form the Pacific Rim of Fire’s northern arc, on this 17-day expedition from Anchorage to Tokyo. This natural boundary separates the Pacific Ocean from the Bering Sea—a designated Mission …
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Some Arctic view may make you feel like you are standing on top of the world!
$10,695
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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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$11,450
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Wrangel Island: Across the Top of the World

15 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Expeditions
  • 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:
Nome / Nome
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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$7,950
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Hokkaido: Northern Sea Circuit

13 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Walk in vast fields of wildflowers
  • Search for breeding seabirds
  • Explore Shikotsu-Toya National Park
  • Explore the unspoiled nature
  • Learn about Ainu culture
Starts/ Ends in:
Niigata / Otaru
Activities:
Urban Exploration, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join HeritageAdventureron this 13-day voyage to one of Japan's least-developed and wildlife-rich islands, Hokkaido.Wander through vast fields of wildflowers on Rebun Island that make up part of Rishiri-Rebun-Sarobetsu National Park. Explore spectacular Shiretoko National Park, a UNESCO World …
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Polar bears in the Arctic
$36,990
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Northeast Passage: An Unforgettable Voyage from Alaska to Norway

26 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Sail through remote regions
  • Enjoy viewing Arctic wildlife
  • Visit the sites at Mortensnes
  • Stroll around the city of Oslo
Starts/ Ends in:
Anchorage / Oslo
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit the remote Siberian shores and far northern archipelagos—including Franz Josef Land, New Siberian Islands and Wrangel Island—little changed since the days of Nordenskjold, Amundsen and intrepid explorers of the last century.National Geographic Enduranceroams free at the top of the …
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