Arctic Highlights

From Longyearbyen to Reykjavík
  • All Arctic Cruises
  • Iceland and Greenland
  • Spitsbergen
  • Expedition
  • Cruising
  • Wildlife
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Tour Description

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.

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Spot orca, humpback and minke whales, as well as dolphins.

Join shore excursions and discover the Arctic environment.

Go for a swim in the steaming hot springs of Reykjavík.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Longyearbyen

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

Day 2-5
Spitsbergen Greenland Sea

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.

Day 6-7
Greenland Sea Ittoqqortoomiit

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.

Day 8-12
Ittoqqortoormiit Denmark Strait

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.

Day 13-14
Denmark Strait Reykjavík

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.

Day 15
Reykjavík

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

What’s Included

Accommodation
  • Included Copy 20 Ship accommodation
Food
  • Included Copy 20 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 14 dinners
  • Included Copy 7 Beverages
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Transfer from meeting point to ship (Longyearbyen)
  • Included Copy 20 Zodiac excursions with our expert expedition team
  • Included Copy 20 Lectures and educational programs
  • Included Copy 20 Visit to a local community (Greenland)
  • Included Copy 20 Departure transfer (Reykjavík, depending on flight)
  • Included Copy 20 Waterproof boots supplied
  • Included Copy 20 Expedition parka
  • Included Copy 7 Airfares
  • Included Copy 7 Visa and passport fees (if applicable)
  • Included Copy 7 Travel insurance
  • Included Copy 7 Personal expenses such as laundry and on board communication (telephone calls, faxes, and e-mail ser
  • Included Copy 7 Fuel surcharge may be applied for all bookings
  • Included Copy 7 Emergency Evacuation Insurance to a minimum benefit of USD 150,000
  • Included Copy 7 Pre or post-cruise travel expenses
  • Included Copy 7 Staff gratuities
Transportation
M/S Expedition | Antarctic Cruise Ship

134 Passengers

Activities

  • Included Wildlife observation
  • Included Hiking
  • Included Zodiac excursions
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Duration

15 days

Price from

$7,399 USD

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