Spitsbergen Explorer

From £5200 for 11 days
Trip Overview
Experience the chilling beauty of windswept polar deserts, vast cliff-lined shores and fjords shimmering with ice on this Arctic trip that takes you around Spitsbergen, the largest island in the icy Svalbard Archipelago. From flower-filled tundra to secluded, frosty beaches, there is no shortage of terrain to explore on this icy land. If you’re after a polar bear sighting or two, there are plenty of chances to spot these majestic giants hunting along the ice sheets, not to mention walruses, reindeer, Arctic foxes and vast colonies of rare seabirds. Hike, kayak or strap on some snowshoes – however you choose to explore it, Spitsbergen is brimming with possibilities for a breathtaking adventure.
Essential Info
Starts: Embarkation Day in Longyearbyen
Ends: Disembarkation day in Longyearbyen
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Sailing
Trip Code: IBQMS
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Arctic, Norway
What's Included

Meals

10 Breakfasts included
9 Lunches included
10 Dinners included

Transport

Ship,Zodiac

Accommodation

Expedition Cruise ship (10 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Uncover the incredible landscape of Spitsbergen, from the quirky northernmost city of Longyearbyen and brilliantly blue glaciers like the ‘14th July Glacier’, to stunning fjords and towering mountains and cliffs

•   Experience the unique and memorable sensation of 24 hours of sunlight

•   Scour sheets of ice and hopefully be rewarded with unforgettable sightings of the ruler of the Arctic – the Polar Bear

•   With endless daylight there are also endless wildlife-viewing opportunities – elusive Arctic foxes, breaching whales, lounging masses of walruses, and enchanting seabirds dotted along the cliffs of Alkefjellet

•   Choose to get even closer to this amazing environment with optional activities like snowshoeing, hiking, and gliding along pristine waters between icebergs in a sea kayak

Dates & Availability
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Price GBP
Availability
12th June 2018
22nd June 2018
Embarkation Day in Longyearbyen - Disembarkation day in Longyearbyen
£5,200pp 
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Good
12th June 2018
22nd June 2018
Embarkation Day in Longyearbyen - Disembarkation day in Longyearbyen
£5,300pp 
Good
12th June 2018
22nd June 2018
Embarkation Day in Longyearbyen - Disembarkation day in Longyearbyen
£6,170pp 
G
Good
12th June 2018
22nd June 2018
Embarkation Day in Longyearbyen - Disembarkation day in Longyearbyen
£7,170pp 
G
Good
22nd June 2018
2nd July 2018
Embarkation Day in Longyearbyen - Disembarkation day in Longyearbyen
£5,200pp 
Good
22nd June 2018
2nd July 2018
Embarkation Day in Longyearbyen - Disembarkation day in Longyearbyen
£5,300pp 
Good
22nd June 2018
2nd July 2018
Embarkation Day in Longyearbyen - Disembarkation day in Longyearbyen
£6,170pp 
G
Good
22nd June 2018
2nd July 2018
Embarkation Day in Longyearbyen - Disembarkation day in Longyearbyen
£6,670pp 
G
Good
22nd June 2018
2nd July 2018
Embarkation Day in Longyearbyen - Disembarkation day in Longyearbyen
£7,170pp 
G
Good
Itinerary & Notes
Your Spitsbergen adventure voyage begins when you board your ship in Longyearbyen, the island’s largest settlement. As you embark, you’ll get great views of the mountainous landscape that serves as a backdrop to this seaside settlement.

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