The Arctic, Wildlife Tours

Arctic Svalbard: Land of the Ice Bears

Wildlife Cruise
9 Days
From 12486
Off The Beaten Track
Whale Watching

Tour Introduction

9 Days from  12486 per adult. Prices based on rates applicable at the time of costing which may vary. Please ask for a definitive quote

Both the National Geographic Endurance and Resolution are state-of-the-art expedition ships. They are fully stabilised, ice class vessels, enabling them to navigate polar passages while providing exceptional comfort. During this eight day voyage you will travel through a land of deep fjords, snow-capped mountains, and massive ice sheets to encounter the kings of the Arctic – polar bears.

Full Itinerary

Price from  12486 per adult. Based on sharing double / twin rooms
Day 1

Arrive in Oslo. Afternoon city tour.

Staying at Hotel in Oslo. Includes Dinner.

Day 2

Charter flight to Longyearbyen and embark ship.

Staying at National Geographic Explorer. Includes All Meals.

Day 3

Spend the next 5-6 days exploring Svalbard. The itinerary is exploratory by design, and exact day-to-day movements will remain flexible depending on local conditions. The main focus is the search for Svalbard's amazing wildlife: polar bear, reindeer and walrus. Take the zodiacs and kayaks to cruise among beautiful icebergs and experience the wildlife, geology and wildflowers that give colour and vitality to the high Arctic.

Staying at National Geographic Explorer. Includes All Meals.

Day 9

Disembark in Longyearbyen & explore the town before flying to Oslo for the night.

Staying at Hotel in Oslo. Includes All Meals.

Day 10

After breakfast transfer to the airport.

Includes Breakfast.

Route Map

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Travel Information

Are International Flights Included?

No. Please contact us for a quote if required.

Flight Info:

Domestic flight from Oslo to Longyearbyen included.

Best Visited:

June to July

Are you ATOL Registered?

Yes. This means we are legally able to book your international flights in conjunction with your ground arrangements so you can book with us with complete confidence. Read more about our ATOL license here.

John Melton

Area Specialist

If you have any questions regarding this Tour, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965