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9 Night Intro to Spitsbergen Fjords Glaciers and Wildlife of Svalbard Cruise and Land Tour

From Helsinki, (Finland) to Helsinki, (Finland)

Ocean Adventurer
Quark Expeditions
3 Stars
Cruise #: 2762395
Sail Date: Monday, May 20, 2024
Return Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Room Types & Rates:
Oceanview
$8,362
Suite
$11,008
*Prices are per person based on double occupancy
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9 Night Intro to Spitsbergen Fjords  Glaciers and Wildlife of Svalbard Cruise and Land Tour

Land Segment of Itinerary

Monday - May 20, 2024
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  • Helsinki, Finland
Your Arctic adventure begins in Helsinki, renowned for its extraordinary architecture and intriguing mix of eastern and western influences. If you arrive early, explore the many museums, galleries, and restaurants, relax at a Finnish sauna, or wander the vibrant Design District before retiring at your included hotel. ...
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Tuesday - May 21, 2024
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2
  • Helsinki, Finland
  • Air Travel

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Day 2 - Tuesday - May 21, 2024
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Cruise Begins
  • Cruise Begins
  • Longyearbyen, Norway
This morning, the group will transfer to the airport and board a private charter flight to Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen's largest settlement. As your ship sets sail, enjoy your first view of the island's rugged, glacier-topped mountains rising majestically from frigid waters.
Wednesday - May 22, 2024
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14th of July Glacier, Norway
  • 14th of July Glacier, Norway
Thursday - May 23, 2024
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  • Smeerenburg, Norway
Friday - May 24, 2024
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Alkefjellet, Norway
  • Alkefjellet, Norway
Saturday - May 25, 2024
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  • Hinlopen Strait, Norway
You'll cruise around this magical island on a constant search for wildlife. Your expedition will cover western Spitsbergen as well as stunning fjords to the north. From polar flora to immense glaciers, the natural landscape here is just as varied as the wildlife. Each expedition presents new opportunities and different weather and ice, so there is no fixed itinerary; however, some of the places we may visit include the 14th of July Glacier, Smeerenburg, Alkefjellet, and the Hinlopen Strait. The destinations visited will be selected for optimum wildlife viewing with an appreciation of the history and geology of Spitsbergen. The island offers multiple opportunities for wildlife photography. Since most of Svalbard's Arctic ecosystem is uninhabited and well-protected, this remote archipelago is one of the world's best places to spot polar bears against stunning natural backdrops of mountains and ice. The towering cliffs of Alkefjellet provide homes to thousands of Brunnich's guillemots (thick-billed murres). Coming across a walrus haul-out is a moment you won't soon forget. Get a chance to witness the intimate gatherings of giant pinnipeds as they haul out together on small coastal strips. If you're itching to experience a more intimate view from the water, you can book the sea kayaking or paddling excursion adventure options. In Spitsbergen, there is no shortage of natural beauty. The tundra can be surprisingly colorful in summer, with wildflowers bursting for a taste of sunshine. Each day, you'll see something interesting, whether it is an ever-changing gallery of spectacular icebergs, a polar bear resting between hunts, or an abandoned historical site from centuries ago. ...
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Sunday - May 26, 2024
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Captain's Choice, United States
  • Captain's Choice, United States
Monday - May 27, 2024
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Captain's Choice, United States
  • Captain's Choice, United States
Tuesday - May 28, 2024
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Captain's Choice, United States
  • Captain's Choice, United States
Wednesday - May 29, 2024
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10
  • Longyearbyen, Norway
  • Cruise Ends

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Day 10 - Wednesday - May 29, 2024
Day
10
  • Air Travel
  • Helsinki, Finland
The time to say goodbye to your Expedition Team and shipmates has come. Your adventure ends as it began, in the historic frontier-style settlement of Longyearbyen. From here, you'll be transferred to the airport for your return group charter flight to Helsinki, included in the transfer package.
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