!

Exciting News: 2015 departure of the Arctic Highlights is now 1 day longer giving you 15 onboard Expedition

From$4999USD
15 days,Longyearbyen to Reykjavík
XVAHNX

Explore the edges of an ice floe by Zodiac, walk on the tundra searching for birds, keep an eye out for a variety of whale species and dolphins, learn about the Arctic from lectures and onsite briefings, sail through magnificent fjords and visit a local community in Ittoqqortoormiit

Room Prices

  • From$5599USDCategory 1 Triple
  • From$6599USDCategory 2 Twin
  • From$7799USDCategory 3 Twin
  • From$8899USDCategory 4 Twin
  • From$9899USDCategory 5 Double
  • From$4999USDCategory 1A Quad

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 the 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.

What's Included

  • 14 nights aboard the G Expedition
  • Zodiac excursions with our expert expedition team
  • Lectures and educational programs
  • Visit to a local community
  • Longyearbyen and Reykjavik airport transfers depending on your flight details
  • Waterproof boots supplied for USA size 6 - 16
  • Expedition parka
  • All meals included aboard the G Expedition. Breakfast included at the hotel.
  • G Expedition, Zodiac, local buses.
  • One Expedition team member per 10 guests.
  • Aboard G Expedition in quad-, triple-, twin-share cabins, or suites (all with en suite bathrooms and porthole or window) (14 nights). Please note that all cabins consist of twin-size berths and are ocean-facing. Suites have one queen-size bed.

Alternative Trips

Itinerary

Day 1Longyearbyen(1D)

Embark aboard the G Expedition in the afternoon and depart Longyearbyen in the evening.

Days 2–5Spitsbergen/Greenland Sea(1B, 1L, 1D)

Taking advantage of local ice and weather conditions, explore Svalbard, one of those rare places on Earth blessed with both awe-inspiring landscape and compelling history. On day five, begin exploring the coastline.

Days 6–7Greenland Sea/Scoresby Sund(1B, 1L, 1D)

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.

Days 8–12Scoresby Sund/Denmark Strait(1B, 1L, 1D)

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.

Days 13–14Denmark Strait/Reykjavík(1B, 1L, 1D)

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 15Reykjavík(1B)

Shortly after breakfast, disembark in Reykjavík. Disembarkation is scheduled for 8am at Miðbakki, which is within walking distance to downtown Reykjavík. Do not book any flights before 12:00 noon on disembarkation day.

Find dates, prices, and more trip options.

Book Now

Related articles