The Arctic is probably one the most enigmatic land on Earth. In this journey, you will be stepping on the realm of the magnificent polar bear; but artic fox, narwhal, walrus and reindeer will be some of the wildlife you will also encounter. You could see icebergs breaking off from a glacier. No need to say the experience will be intense and majestic.
Svalbard is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. The main islands are Spitsbergen, Nordaustlandet, Edgeøya, Barentsøya and multitude of small islands. Your expedition will take place on the West side of Spitsbergen Island, and then around the island if conditions are favourable.

Highlights

- See the polar bears and observe the midnight sun
- Unique wildlife and majestic landscapes
- Knowledgeable and experienced crew
- Travel around Spitsbergen and capture unforgettable moments

Quick Itinerary

Day 1: Midnight sun in Longyearbyen
Day 2- 10: Explore Spitsbergen 
Day 11: Departure day

Day 1: Midnight sun in Longyearbyen
Contemplate the midnight sun in Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen’s capital. The sun will hover low in the sky and cast a magical yellow glow onto the coastline. It is like the sun was dipping into the sea and rising again.

Day 2-10: Explore Spitsbergen
Travel around Spitsbergen and take advantage of local ice and weather conditions. You will spend 9 nights exploring the polar regions and see its unique wildlife, majestic glaciers and icebergs. You could spot the majestic Svalbard reindeer or the Arctic tern, but also the majestic polar bear.
On the island, the tundra shows its beauty and you can see Svalbard poppy growing and blooming. It is the symbolic flower of Svalbard. All of this will be organised by our experienced crew. Some of you will also take part in kayaking trips and get you close to the natural environment. For more information, ask our Travel Specialist.

Day 11: Departure day
Transfer to the Longyearbyen airport offered to all passengers with flights included.

G Expedition

Rating
4
Standard
Comfort
Capacity
134

With a maximum of 134 passengers, the G Expedition provides an intimate, small-ship cruising experience with a focus on exploration. The ship was completely refurbished in 2009 and has been converted into a perfect polar explorer with an ice-strengthened hull,  stabilisers , large observation decks and a fleet of zodiacs ready to get you onto the ice. It also features a heated mudroom which ensures extra comfort when preparing for your excursions.

G Expedition from 27th June 2019 to 7th July 2019

Category 1A: £3,999.00
Category 1: £4,349.00
Cateogry 2: unavailable
Cateogry 3: £5,999.00
Category 4: £6,599.00
Category 5: unavailable

G Expedition from 14th July 2019 to 24th July 2019

Category 1A: £3,999.00
Category 1: £4,349.00
Cateogry 2: unavailable
Cateogry 3: £5,999.00
Category 4: unavailable
Category 5: unavailable

G Expedition from 31st July 2019 to 10th August 2019

Category 1A: £4,149.00
Category 1: £4,499.00
Cateogry 2: unavailable
Cateogry 3: £6,199.00
Category 4: £6,799.00
Category 5: unavailable

G Expedition from 10th August 2019 to 20th August 2019

Category 1A: £4,149.00
Category 1: £4,499.00
Cateogry 2: unavailable
Cateogry 3: £6,199.00
Category 4: £6,799.00
Category 5: £7,899.00

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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
  • Never pay more! 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.