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Begin the journey in the far northern settlement of Longyearbyen. Travel North and explore the beautiful islands of the Svalbard archipelago, where you will see dramatic mountain scenery, glaciers and the Arctic’s incredible wildlife. This is a rare opportunity to discover the unspoilt wilderness and mesmerising landscapes. 

Highlights

  • Visit the unique Arctic ecosystem of Spitsbergen and its nature reserves and national parks
  • Explore rich historical sites including early whaling camps, trappers’ cabins, deserted coal mining operations, and an abandoned polar research station
  • Encounter a wealth of wildlife from the Arctic fox to reindeer and the majestic Polar bear
  • Admire pristine and impressive landscapes such as dramatic glaciers and stunning icebergs

Quick Itinerary

Day 1: Longyearbyen, Svalbard
Day 2: Embarkation in Longyearbyen
Day 3-9: Exploration of West Spitsbergen
Day 10: Disembark in Longyearbyen, Svalbard

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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.

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