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Spitsbergen - Northeast Greenland - Iceland
ARCTIC DISCOVERY VOYAGE
on board the M/V Ortelius

August 24–September 10, 2022

The Spitsbergen and Northeast Greenland cruise sails a High Arctic filled with breathtaking scenery. The expedition passes through areas that are home to seals, seabirds, walrus, whales, and polar bears, topped off with nighttime viewing of the Northern Lights. Modern day Arctic explorers are invited to join us as we sail on the comfortable M/V Ortelius to discover the High Arctic!

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ITINERARY

  • Wed/Thur Aug 24/25 USA - Oslo
  • Fri Aug 26 Oslo to Longyearbyen. Spitsbergen
  • Sat Aug 27, 2022 Embarkation Voyage Day 1
  • Sun Aug 28 Voyage Day 2: Route to Raudfjorden
  • Mon/Tue Aug 29/30 Voyage Day 3–4: Onward to East Greenland
  • Wed Aug 31 Voyage Day 5: Tundra, mountains, and icebergs
  • Thur Sep 1 Voyage Day 6: The islands of Antarctic Sound
  • Fri Sep 2 Voyage Day 7: Alpefjord’s lofty peaks
  • Sat Sep 3 Voyage Day 8: Sights of the Arctic autumn
  • Sun Sep 4 Voyage Day 9: Inuit neighborhood of yesteryear
  • Mon Sep 5 Voyage Day 10: Colors of the cape
  • Tue Sep 6 Voyage Day 11: Enormous bergs, Arctic hares
  • Wed Sep 7 Voyage Day 12: Settlement at Scoresbysund
  • Thur Sep 8 Voyage Day 13: Sea life under the Northern Lights as we set sail to Iceland
  • Fri Sep 9 Voyage Day 14: Journey’s end at Akureyri, Iceland
  • Sat Sep 10 Independent flights home, or extend your stay in Iceland
Starting at $6,700 USD + air + pre/post hotel nights, transfers & touring.

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