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A luxurious 24-day cruise through the Northwest Passage, from Kangerlussuaq to Nome, retracing the legendary expeditions of Frobisher, Hudson, Nansen, Parry, Franklin and others. You will encounter ancient cultures, spectacular wildlife and awe-inspiring landscapes. The expertise of the ship’s expedition team will help you get the most out of this voyage of a lifetime.

Highlights

  • Visit the Ilulissat Icefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Observe remarkable wildlife such as whales in around the remote community of Uummannaq
  • Admire picturesque landscapes in Canada such as the Pond Inlet or Beechey Island where Franklin expedition spend its first winter
  • Navigate to the Northwest Territories and observe the Smoking Hills that have been burning for centuries

Quick Itinerary

Day 1-6 Greenland
Day 7-21 – Canadian Arctic
Day 22-24 - Alaska

Day 1-6: Greenland
You will cruise up the western coast of Greenland, starting from Kangerlussuaq, an area home to wildlife including muskoxen, caribou, and gyrfalcons. En route you will visit Sisimiut, Ilulissat, Uummannaq and Cape York. The expedition team will keep you informed with an extensive programme of excursions and lectures to help you truly understand and appreciate your vast, pristine surroundings.

Day 7-21: Canadian Arctic
From Cape York, you will cross Baffin Bay and enter the Canadian Arctic, where you will visit Pond Inlet, which is home to a small Inuit community on the north of Baffin Island. After, the ship heads north to Dundas Harbour to see the remains of an ancient Thule settlement that dates back to 1000 AD. 
On Beechey Island you will see three simple wooden graves. These scant remnants in this empty wilderness were the first three men to perish on Franklin’s lost expedition. As you make your way through the passages you will contemplate the sacrifice so many made go on to visit Resolute, cruise through Peel Sound, explore Gjoa Haven, Jenny Lind Island, Cambridge Bay before finally reaching Herschel Island in the Yukon.

Day 22-24: Alaska
It’s then on to Barrow Bay in Alaska and a few days more at sea before you reach Nome. Here, you will reach the end of your incredible expedition cruise.

Silver Cloud

Rating
3
Standard
Luxury
Capacity
260

After an extensive refurbishment, Silver Cloud will be one of the most comfortable ice-class expedition ships sailing to the polar regions. You’ll discover all the signature features people love most about Silversea: spacious all-suite accommodations with butler service, open bars, award-winning cuisine and the only Ice Class expedition ship with five dining options.

Silver Cloud from 21st August 2020 to 14th September 2020

Vista Suite: £25,740.00
Veranda Suite: £30,240.00
Medallion Suite: £51,030.00
Silver Suite: £57,600.00


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  • We can compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators to find your perfect cruise.

  • Our prices are amongst the best in the business, with full package protection as standard.

  • We are the expedition cruise specialists and know the destinations, ships and operators inside out

  • As supporters of the Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.

  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind.

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Why book with Polar Routes?

CHOICE
  • We can compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators.
  • From former Russian research vessels to larger and luxurious ships - there is an expedition cruise to suit you. 
  • Our Travel Specialists will help you choose the perfect expedition cruise for your requirements.
SPECIALISTS
  • We are the expedition cruise specialists and know all the polar destinations inside out.
  • Our expert team of Travel Specialists have extensive knowledge of all the expedition ships & operators.
  • All of our Travel Specialists have first-hand experience of expedition cruising to the polar regions.
VALUE
  • Our prices are the amongst the best in the business, with full package protection as standard.
  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind.
  • As supporters of the Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.