Svalbard Odyssey

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Run by: Polar Routes

Reference number: Svalbard Odyssey

From: £8999.00

Discover the secrets of magical Svalbard, deeply exploring magnificent fjords abundant with wildlife.  Zodiac cruise past enormous glaciers, spot beluga whales surfacing in the crystalline waters and witness thousands of guillemots nesting in dramatic cliff faces.  Enter the pack ice to spot seals and the iconic polar bear.  Walk through the tundra’s beautiful microflora, keeping watch for reindeer and arctic fox, and discover long-lost exploration camps and old trapper huts.

Highlights

  • Search for polar bears, seals and walrus in the Arctic pack ice
  • Zodiac cruise past spellbinding glaciers and marvel at the ice blue crevasses
  • Discover the wonderful guillemot cliffs at Alkefjellet
  • See historic exploration camps, whaling sites and trapper huts
  • Experience a kingdom full of varied terrain and wildlife, discovering polar desert, icecaps, tundra and rocky fjordland slopes

Quick Itinerary

Day 1 Fly from London
Day 2 Longyearvyen
Day 3 – Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
Days 4 to 5 – Magdalenefjorden
Days 5 to 7 – Moffen Island & Woodfjorden
Days 8 to 9 – Hinlopen Strait, Barentsøya and Edgeøya islands
Days 10 to 11 – Hornsund & Bellsund Fjords *
Day 12 – Longyearbyen to UK

Prices Include

  • International & domestic flights
  • Includes 1 night Oslo pre-voyage hotel stay 
  • Includes 1 night pre-cruise stay in Longyearbyen
  • 13 day package with Aurora based on Aurora stateroom (voyage ends in Kirkenes*)
  • Onboard accommodation during voyage including daily cabin service
  • All meals, snacks, tea and coffee during voyage
  • Beer, house wine and soft drinks with dinner
  • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell reception including four-course dinner, house cocktails, house beer and wine, non-alcoholic beverages
  • All shore excursions and Zodiac cruises
  • Educational lectures and guiding services from expedition team
  • Access to our onboard doctor and basic medical services
  • A 3-in-1 waterproof polar expedition jacket
  • Complimentary use of muck boots during the voyage
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information
  • A printed photo book produced with photos from your voyage
  • Port surcharges, permits and landing fees

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
05/07/2021 19/07/2021 yes £8999.00
18/08/2021 30/08/2021 yes £8999.00

** If you see this next to a price, a specific price in your currency has not been provided, this is an estimated-only price based on a currency conversion, the price you pay may be different to that shown

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