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Arctic Highlights

15 Days FROM £ 5,499

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Overview

Sailing from Spitsbergen to Greenland, follow the ice’s edge with an eye peeled to the horizon for wildlife. Navigating south, you'll explore this remote landscape not only by ship but also on foot and via Zodiac. This journey highlights the contrast and change in the Arctic as you move south, finally ending in Iceland, "the Land of Fire and Ice." An Inuit village, unique wildlife, and remote destinations are just some of the highlights on this truly unforgettable voyage through the Arctic.

Optional Activities :

Trip Code: ACTSARH

Location: Arctic

Ship: Expedition

CRUISE ITINERARY

Embark aboard the MS Expedition in the afternoon and depart Longyearbyen in the late afternoon.

Longyearbyen

Taking advantage of local ice and weather conditions, explore the Northwest Spitsbergen National Park, one of those rare places on Earth blessed with both awe-inspiring landscape and compelling history.

Spitsbergen/Greenland Sea - Days 2 to 5

Keep an eye out for majestic whales, which are known to feed here in the summer months. Spot orca, humpback and minke whales, as well as dolphins. Enjoy lectures by expedition staff.

Greenland Sea/Ittoqqortoomiit - Days 6 & 7

Spend a few days exploring the massive fjord system of Northeast Greenland National Park, which includes portions of Scorsbysund. Visit the tiny settlement of Ittoqqortoormiit for a look at how these most northerly people live.

Ittoqqortoomiit/Denmark Strait - Days 8 to 12

Enjoy the lecture series while watching the seas for whales. Head towards Iceland and the steaming hot springs of Reykjavík. The view is often complemented by soaring fulmars, kittiwakes, gannets, guillemots, and razorbills.

Denmark Strait/Reykjavík - Days 13 & 14

Shortly after breakfast, disembark in Reykjavík, walking distance from downtown.

Reykjavík
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Pricing & date

Arctic Highlights from £ 5,499
Departing Ending Duration
31 Aug 2020 14 Sep 2020 15
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Important Information

  • Ship accommodation 
    Transfer from meeting point to ship (Longyearbyen)
    Zodiac excursions with our expert expedition team
    Lectures and educational programs
    Visit to a local community (Greenland)
    Departure transfer (Reykjavík, depending on flight)
    Waterproof boots supplied 

    Expedition parka

    Meals: 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 14 dinners

     

    NOT INCLUDED:

    Airfares

    Visa and passport fees (if applicable)

    Travel insurance

    Beverages 

    Personal expenses such as laundry and on board communication (telephone calls, faxes, and e-mail service)

    Fuel surcharge may be applied for all bookings

    Emergency Evacuation Insurance to a minimum benefit of USD 150,000

    Staff gratuities

    Pre or post-cruise travel expenses

     

     

     

     

     

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SPEAK TO A SPECIALIST

Talk to one of our Destination Specialists to plan your South American adventure and turn your dream into a reality. With exceptional knowledge and first hand experience, our consultants will assist in every way possible to make your journey the most memorable it can be, matching not only the itinerary, but the accommodation and activities to suit your style of travel and budget.