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Arctic Highlights Cruise

15 DAYS Starting from $13,990 per person

This spectacular 15-day Arctic Highlights Cruise is the perfect introduction to the Arctic region. Cruise between Norway’s Spitsbergen Island, Greenland, and Iceland, all the while basking in the icy wonderland before you and exploring fjords, icebergs, and the open Arctic Ocean. You’ll have fantastic opportunities to view endemic Arctic wildlife and rare birds, and you’ll enjoy daily excursions via zodiacs and on-foot before returning to your comfortable and welcoming cruise cabin.

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Trip at a Glance

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Begin your journey in Oslo, the capital of Norway, with the option to extend your expedition to explore this Nordic region.
  • Enjoy an exclusive chartered flight to Longyearbyen, the embarkation point of your cruise, with your other cruise companions.
  • Discover Spitsbergen, the largest island of the Norwegian Svalbard archipelago, with impressive glacier fronts and steep-walled fjords.
  • Keep your eyes peeled for such Arctic wildlife as walruses, polar bears, and reindeer! Birders will thrill at the chance to glimpse Arctic terns, skuas, long-tailed ducks, kittiwakes, and ivory gulls with the help of expertly trained guides.
  • Disembark the ship for daily zodiac rides to get up-close to regional icy wonders.
  • Take advantage of on-board amenities, such as browsing volumes in the library and listening to expert lectures.
  • Conditions permitting, stretch your legs with shore visits and hikes through austere winter wonderland terrain.
  • Explore the ancient, ruined settlements of the Thule people, the ancestors to modern Inuit indigenous groups.
  • Feeling particularly robust? Participate in the “Polar Plunge” and go for a shockingly refreshing swim in polar waters, cheered on by your cruise companions!
  • Sail through Scoresbysund, renowned as one of the world’s most beautiful fjord systems.
  • Complete your Arctic journey in Reykjavik, the brightly colored and charming capital of Iceland, with the option to extend your visit to further explore Iceland’s wonders.

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