From$6199USD
7 days,Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen
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An opportunity to venture into the Arctic even if you have limited time. Spend the day on deck searching for polar bears and whales, cruise through breathtaking fjords and admire massive glaciers, experience the midnight sun, learn about Arctic history and ecology from our expert guides, brave the Arctic waters and take a polar plunge, enjoy the silence of the Arctic tundra

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  • From$6199USDCategory 4 Twin
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When the Arctic calls, you simply have to go. Designed for the adventurous explorer whose long on ambition but short on time, this trip delivers all the wonder and frozen magic of the Arctic in a compact six days. Track polar bears from the deck of the ship, explore the landscape via Zodiac-assisted excursions, and spot exotic birds on the wing, all from the comfort and convenience of a dedicated polar expedition ship. You may not have much time up here, but that’s okay – you’ve got the rest of your life to relive every moment.

What's Included

  • 6 nights aboard the MS Expedition. Zodiac excursions with our expert expedition team. Lectures and educational programs. Longyearbyen airport transfers on arrival day. Waterproof boots supplied for men's USA sized 8-14 & women's USA sized 3-9. Expedition Parka. Arctic destination guide book.
  • All meals included aboard the MS Expedition.
  • Aboard the MS Expedition in quad-, triple-, twin-share cabins, or suites (all with en suite bathrooms and porthole or window) for 6 nights. Please note that all cabins consist of twin-size berths and are ocean-facing. Suites have one queen-size bed.
  • MS Expedition, Zodiac, private bus.
  • One Expedition team member per 10 guests.

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Offer valid for new bookings only with international air travel originating in North America added to a land booking. Not valid with any other discount, offer or promotion. Subject to availability. Must book by July 31, 2014, for travel by December 31, 2015. Subject to airline regulations and restrictions.

Itinerary Notes

Please note that kayaking is not available for this departure

Day 1 Arrive Longyearbyen (1D)

Embark the MS Expedition in the afternoon and depart Longyearbyen in the evening.

Day 2-6 Svalbard & Spitsbergen (5B,5L,5D)

Visit ice-covered fjords with breathtaking mountain scenery and glaciers. Spend time exploring the natural wilderness searching for polar bears hunting seals. At one or more of the stops, you may have the opportunity to see arctic fox or Svalbard's unique reindeer. Our goal is to give travellers the best possible opportunity to see wildlife in and around the Svalbard archipelago. Depending on ice conditions we will explore different areas of the archipelago. Early season voyages often provide the greatest opportunity to see large ice floes in the Arctic pack ice, which usually means excellent wildlife viewing. Later in the season, you'll cover more territory, which may allow you to explore the entire archipelago. This can lead you into the less explored regions of Nordaustlandet and Kvitøya, or the continental edges where large whales are attracted by nutrient rich upwellings.

Day 7 Depart Longyearbyen (1B)

On departure day, we will offer transfers to the Longyearbyen airport for all passengers with flights scheduled after 4am.

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