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Experience a rare chance to discover the wondrous islands of Franz Josef Land on our Franz Josef Land voyage. From Murmansk, cross the Barents Sea to a world few have seen. Enter the Russian Arctic National Park and watch for polar bears, whales, walrus and seals. Enjoy long tundra walks and geological oddities. Get up close to spectacular bird cliffs and visit fascinating historic huts of explorers like Fridtjof Nansen.

Highlights

  • Photograph unique stone spheres at Champ Island
  • Cruise beneath towering bird cliffs of Cape Flora
  • Visit Nansen's winter camp at Cape Norway
  • Search for rorqual and elusive bowhead whales
  • Watch for polar bears on land and ice
  • Marvel at the frozen landscape of Franz Josef Land - 85% of which is glaciated

Quick Itinerary

Day 1: Embark the Greg Mortimer in Kirkenes
Day 2: Murmansk
Days 3-4: At Sea
Days 5-11: Franz Josef Land
Days 12-13: At Sea
Day 14: Murmansk
Day 15: Kirkenes

Secure your space today by calling one of our Travel Specialists on 0203 196 1000

Departures and Prices

Greg Mortimer
3rd August 2021 - 18th August 2021

Prices from £10,600 pp

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About Us
  • We'll compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators to find your perfect cruise.

  • Our prices are amongst the best you'll find, plus look out for Polar Routes exclusive offers!

  • 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 Polar 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 Polar Specialists have extensive knowledge of all the expedition ships & operators.
  • All of our Polar Specialists have first-hand experience of expedition cruising to the polar regions.
VALUE
  • Our prices are amongst the best you'll find, plus look out for Polar Routes exclusive offers!
  • 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.