Four Arctic Islands
Cruise four Arctic island in one epic adventure! Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland and Iceland!
This journey is ideal for those who have never been to the Arctic before because it focuses on four incredible locations near the top of the world and gives travellers a taste of the region's rich diversity, including its giant icebergs, towering mountains, expansive tundra, iconic wildlife, traditional Inuit culture, and more.
Your journey will begin in the almost uninhabited Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, which is home to polar bears, walrus, and other unique and fascinating species. From there, traverse the Greenland Sea to the volcanic island of Jan Mayen, a natural reserve so inaccessible that only a select few have ever had the good fortune to visit this Arctic gem.
The next stop is the enticing east coast of Greenland, where you can cruise deep into Scoresby Sund to take in the breathtaking scenery of the world's largest fjord system, gawk at icebergs that defy imagination, and appreciate the rich variety of plant and animal life that has long captivated explorers and tourists alike. You can also take advantage of the chance to investigate the ruins of ancient Thule settlements. Your incredible voyage will end in the city that never sleeps, Reykjavik, where you can experience authentic Icelandic culture under the dazzling light of the midnight sun.
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Discover historic Thule settlements overlooking the ocean and surrounded by icebergs and mountains, meet the locals and gaining an appreciation for their way of life in Ittoqqortoormiit, East Greenland’s northernmost community.
Spitsbergen gives you the opportunity to witness glacier fronts and tundra in full bloom, with walrus, polar bears and Svalbard reindeer amongst your possible wildlife sightings.
Visit mysterious Jan Mayen Island, rarely visited, save for the 18 rotating personnel of the Norwegian military and Norwegian Meteorological Institute, who are the only inhabitants.