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North Spitsbergen: 7-night cruise

9 days from $6,200pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

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Itinerary highlights

  • Spend time on deck looking out for the elusive polar bear, huge walrus and surfacing whales.

  • Marvel at icebergs carved in to hypnotic shapes by the wind and water.

  • Look for Arctic foxes on the prowl at the bottom of impressive cliff nesting colonies.

  • Walk through the barren landscape and learn the fascinating history of the whalers and trappers who once sheltered here.

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  • Longyearbyen

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Day 1 Longyearbyen


Arrive in Longyearbyen and make your way to your hotel.

Accommodation options

Day 2 On-board ship (Longyearbyen)

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After a morning to explore Longyearbyen and the excellent Polar Museum you will board the ship and set sail along the fjord. This entry level option is based on a berth in twin cabin on the Expedition.


Day 3 On-board ship (Longyearbyen)

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Each and every day will be different as you explore the coast. Polar bear sightings can happen anywhere at any time.


Day 4 On-board ship (Longyearbyen)

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Spend time out on deck watching for belugas and other wildlife.


Day 5 On-board ship (Longyearbyen)

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Visit an old whaling station and imagine what it must have felt like to live there.


Day 6 On-board ship (Longyearbyen)

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Pay a visit to Ny Alesund, the most northerly permanent research base in the world.


Day 7 On-board ship (Longyearbyen)

Longyearbyen , On-board ship

Go for a long hike across the Arctic tundra, keeping an eye open for arctic foxes.


Day 8 On-board ship (Longyearbyen)

Longyearbyen , On-board ship

Absorb the scenery of Spitsbergen and listen to the sound of ice against the hull.


Day 9 Return home


Disembark in Longyearbyen and fly south to Oslo to begin your journey home.

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