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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Svalbard Greenland and Iceland Expedition

A fascinating expedition to the remote Svalbard Archipelago and rarely-visited Scoresby Sund in Greenland, with pre-cruise hotel stay in Tromso and thrilling Zodiac excursions

Fly Cruise
15 nights from £10890pp

Luxury Expedition Holiday
  • Polar Bear
  • Spitsbergen landscape
  • Whale in the Arctic
  • Svalbard Community

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Pay in full by 3 Jan 2020 and save 10%! Prices shown include discount

Reduced Business Class flights! Prices shown include Economy Class flights. Book by 30 Nov 2019

Svalbard Greenland and Iceland Expedition  Special Offer

Discover majestic icebergs, glacier-filled bays and an abundance of wildlife on this luxury expedition to the Svalbard Archipelago, Greenland and Iceland.

Join expedition ship in the Arctic capital of Tromso and cruise to isolated Bear Island, home to thousands of sea birds. Explore the Svalbard Archipelago with its pristine mountains and large ice sheets. Keep an eye out for the king of the Arctic, the polar bear and watch seabirds playing in the skies above. Explore these rugged islands by Zodiac and learn about the wildlife from the expedition team onboard.

Scoresby Sund in Greenland is the longest fjord in the world. Learn about the bird life, then discover the remote village of Ittoqqortoormiit before crossing the Denmark Strait to Iceland.

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Svalbard Archipelago and Greenland Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Tromso (Norway)

Fly from the UK to Tromso and transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 2 - Tromso

Check-out of the hotel and transfer to the port to embark your ship.

Day 3 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 4 - Bear Island

Approaching isolated Bear Island we will see thousands of sea birds diving around the island's steep cliffs. Explore the rugged coastline by zodiac, weather permitting. The Expedition Team will provide insights into the terrain and the wildlife which live in these extreme conditions. As we leave Bear Island, head out on deck to watch for whales that are known to frequent the area.

Days 5-8 - Svalbard Archipelago

Discover this Arctic Ocean archipelago situated between the North Pole and Norway. See pristine mountains, deep fjords and spectacular icebergs. The ship will follow the same routes as famous polar explorers. Discover mountain peaks and glacier-filled bays and look out for bearded seals, the beluga whale, walrus and polar bears. Search the shorelines for common eiders, Arctic terns and purple sandpipers. Weather permitting, explore this breathtaking landscape by zodiac.

Days 9-10 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Days 11-13 - Scoresby Sund (Greenland)

Scoresby Sund is named after the Arctic explorer and whaler William Scoresby who charted the region in 1822. Spend three full days exploring the longest fjord in the world. Each day will be filled with discoveries of icebergs and wildlife. Scattered in the remote bays and smaller fjords are old Inuit settlements. Walks ashore take in the incredible scenery, flora and fauna.

Day 14 - Ittoqqortoormiit

The little village of Ittoqqortoormiit is the most isolated settlement in Greenland. Weather permitting, walk around the village, learn about their dog sledding traditions, and visit the community’s little church.

Day 15 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 16 - Reykjavik (Iceland) - UK

After breakfast, disembark your ship and transfer to the hotel to use the facilities for the day, before heading to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.

Expedition highlights and wildlife listed here are possible experiences only and cannot be guaranteed. Your Expedition Leader and Captain will work together to ensure opportunities for adventure and exploration are the best possible, taking into account the prevailing weather, wildlife activity and ice conditions.

Price Includes

  • 14-night all-inclusive cruise
  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Tromso
  • Day use of hotel facilities post-cruise
  • Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers
  • Crew to guest ratio of nearly 1 to 1
  • Zodiac landings and activities accompanied by the Expedition Team
  • Onboard lectures by the Expedition Team
  • Complimentary fine wines, champagnes, spirits, bottled water and soft drinks served throughout the ship
  • Butler service for all guests
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary parka
  • Onboard gratuities
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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