• Ny Alesund
  • Polar Bear in Spitsbergen
  • Whale in Arctic waters
  • Polar Bear
  • Spitsbergen landscape

Circumnavigate Spitsbergen

Discover the majestic glaciers and fjords of remote Spitsbergen, Land of the Polar Bear, on this unique 9-night expedition voyage, with return flights from Manchester, included Polarcirkel shore landings and lectures from the experienced Expedition Team

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Enjoy Polarcirkel shore landings and exciting experiences in the Arctic on this exploration of Spitsbergen's wilderness. Explore the traditional Spitsbergen town of Longyearbyen, where modern shops and art galleries contrast with the strong Arctic influences.

Discover the majestic glaciers, soaring mountains and awe-inspiring fjords of the North West Spitsbergen National Park and visit the fascinating former mining town of Alesund.

Look out for polar bears hunting on the ice floes in Eastern Svalbard then navigate the breathtaking Isfjord, home to the endemic Svalbard Reindeer. Enjoy shore landings and guided hikes led by the Expedition Team throughout this once-in-a-lifetime voyage.

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Kayaking in Spitsbergen
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Day 1 : UK - Oslo (Norway) - Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen)

Fly from Manchester and explore Norway's fascinating capital, Oslo, before an evening flight to Longyearbyen. Arrive in Longyearbyen and transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 2 : Longyearbyen and Barentsburg

Check-out of your hotel and join an excursion showcasing the best of Longyearbyen and the surrounding area before embarking ship. It is a town of contrasts, mixing strong Arctic influences with modern amenities including art galleries, pubs and restaurants.

Days 3-5 : North West Spitsbergen National Park

The North West Corner of Spitsbergen is dotted with beautiful islands, beaches and fjords, not forgetting the majestic shapes which can be found in the drifting ice. Weather permitting, we will land and discover Svalbard's history. You will have the opportunity to see the remains of ancient blubber ovens used to render whale oil.

Days 6-8 : Eastern Svalbard Nature Reserve and South Spitsbergen National Park

Eastern Svalbard is home to the largest population of polar bears in the Svalbard archipelago so you will hopefully get the chance to see one. We'll aim to cruise to Sorgfjorden which borders the North East Spitsbergen Nature Reserve, and weather permitting, you may be able to hike in Eolsneset or embark PolarCirkel boats to explore the Hinlopen Strait area. You may also be able to visit Torellneset, home to walruses, before continuing to Edgeoya where you'll discover Kapp Lee, a fascinating sure for cultural heritage. Cruise south past Hornsund where you may be lucky enough to spot polar bears.

Day 9 : Isfjord

Isfjord is the most extensive fjord system in the archipelago. Spend the day exploring this breathtaking fjord including the magnificent U-shaped valleys where you might be lucky enough to spot a Svalbard Reindeer.

Day 10 : Longyearbyen - Oslo (Norway) - UK

Disembark ship in Longyearbyen and transfer to the airport for your flight to Oslo and on to the UK.

Itinerary is subject to change. All planned landings are subject to weather and ice conditions.

Price Includes

  • 8-night full-board voyage in cabin grade of your choice
  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Longyearbyen including breakfast
  • Return flights from Manchester Airport
  • Return flights between Longyearbyen and Oslo
  • City tour of Longyearbyen
  • Wind and water-resistant jacket
  • Landings with Polarcirkel boats
  • English speaking Expedition Team on board
  • Complimentary tea and coffee

Price Does Not Include

  • International flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Luggage handling
  • Gratuities
  • Optional excursions
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • June
    • Jun 3rd - Oslo and back - Sailing on: Fram From: £5696
      I Polar Inside FJ Polar Outside N Polar Outside U Arctic Superior F Arctic Superior M Mini Suite MG Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5796 Brochure Price from: £6472 Brochure Price from: £6731 Brochure Price from: £7284 Brochure Price from: £8308 Brochure Price from: £8819 Brochure Price from: £13376
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5696 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £6372 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £6631 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £7184 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £8208 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £8719 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £13276
    • Jun 11th - Oslo and back - Sailing on: Fram From: £5696
      I Polar Inside FJ Polar Outside N Polar Outside U Arctic Superior F Arctic Superior M Mini Suite MG Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5796 Brochure Price from: £6472 Brochure Price from: £6731 Brochure Price from: £7284 Brochure Price from: £8308 Brochure Price from: £8819 Brochure Price from: £13376
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5696 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £6372 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £6631 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £7184 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £8208 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £8719 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £13276
    • Jun 19th - Oslo and back - Sailing on: Fram From: £5696
      I Polar Inside FJ Polar Outside N Polar Outside U Arctic Superior F Arctic Superior M Mini Suite MG Grand Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5796 Brochure Price from: £6472 Brochure Price from: £6731 Brochure Price from: £7284 Brochure Price from: £8308 Brochure Price from: £8819 Brochure Price from: £13376
      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5696 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £6372 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £6631 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £7184 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £8208 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £8719 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £13276
  • July
    • Jul 11th - Oslo and back - Sailing on: Spitsbergen From: £5670
      I Polar Inside K Superior Inside AJ Polar Outside J Polar Outside A Polar Outside N Polar Outside O Polar Outside U Arctic Superior Outside P Arctic Superior Outside QJ Arctic Superior Outside Q Mini Suite MG Grand Suite MX Owner's Suite
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      Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5670 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £5890 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £6420 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £6420 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £6640 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £7081 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £7169 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £7610 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £7390 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £7257 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £8845 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £9727 Yorkshire Cruise Club Price from: £14314

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