Circumnavigating Spitsbergen – In the realm of the Polar Bear

Price from $9,063
$7,563

Departure Dates
18 departures between Jun 2023 and Jul 2024
Duration
9 days

Discover incredible Arctic scenery and wildlife under the Midnight Sun

Join us as for a full circumnavigation of Spitsbergen, taking in mighty glaciers, peaceful fjords, and Arctic wildlife under the enchanting Midnight Sun.

10-day expedition cruise of the Svalbard archipelago in an attempt to circumnavigate Spitsbergen

Land of the polar bear

Starting from Oslo, you‘ll fly to Longyearbyen, where your adventure continues at sea. We then sail into Northwest Spitsbergen National Park. Take in the stunning Arctic scenery as we scout for polar bears, Arctic foxes, and Svalbard reindeer. You’ll also have the chance to see colonies of Brünnich’s guillemot and kittiwakes.

Crossing the 80th parallel north

We plan to circumnavigate Spitsbergen and attempt to sail beyond the 80th parallel north, if conditions permit. You’ll see awe-inspiring nature and wildlife, along with the breathtaking Hornsund mountains, before we cruise toward stunning Isfjord and back to cozy Longyearbyen.

What's Included

Flights  

  • Return flights in economy class between Oslo and Longyearbyen

Hotel

  • One overnight in Longyearbyen before joining the expedition cruise. Includes breakfast and lunch 

Transfers  

  • All transfers in Longyearbyen

Route overview

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

Explore cosmopolitan Oslo

Day 1

Longyearbyen adventures

Day 2

Expedition days

Day 3-5

Exploring the east

Day 6-7

Beautiful Hornsund

Day 8

Astonishing Isfjord

Day 9

Return to Longyearbyen

Day 10

Attempt

On this epic expedition cruise, we will attempt to find a way through the Arctic’s ever-changing sea ice and venture above the 80th parallel north. Our goal is to successfully circumnavigate the island of Spitsbergen, ice permitting.

Included Programmes

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages