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Beyond the Arctic Circle: Svalbard, Greenland & Iceland

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Balcony
$34,915
Suite
$53,923
* Port charges, taxes and fees included
 Cruise Length
25 Days
 Cruise Starts
Tromso
 Cruise Finishes
Reykjavik
25 Day Beyond the Arctic Circle: Svalbard, Greenland & Iceland Itinerary (Scenic)
Countries Explored: Norway Greenland Iceland
Cruise Line:
Ship
Departures
Passengers
228
Crew
176
Launched
2019
Cruise Code
502N-1

Overview

Whales, wolverines, seabirds and seals, let the creatures of the north introduce themselves as you head into the polar region to cruise the High Arctic’s Longyearbyen, immersing yourself in the Svalbard Archipelago with its carved glaciers, towering cliffs and pack ice. This flexible itinerary allows nature to be your guide for navigating true Arctic wilderness. In the realm of the polar bear you’ll be on the lookout for this elusive beast, while simultaneously experiencing the endless summer daylight, sparkling icebergs and snow-capped mountain ranges of Svalbard. Rugged glaciers, spectacular...read more fjords and frozen tundra lie in wait as you explore one of the world’s northernmost inhabited areas. Observe these apex predators in their natural habitat, hunting along the ice edge. Greenland’s East Coast is the world’s largest national park and fjord system. You’ll sail past pristine glaciers and thundering waterfalls, before ending your extraordinary voyage in the Land of Fire and Ice.

Itinerary

Welcome to Norway. Your journey through the wonderous Arctic begins in Tromsø where you'll be warmly greeted on board Scenic Eclipse. Meet the Captain, crew and your Discovery Team before setting sail for your adventure. (D)

Acquaint yourself with the exceptional range of facilities on board your ultra-luxurious Discovery Yacht. Choose a class in of the fitness spaces or relax in one of the therapy lounges in the Senses Spa. Tempt your palate in one of the exceptional dining venues or try a wine tasting. (B/L/D)

The remote wilderness of Svalbard is known as a polar desert, surrounded by rugged glaciers, frozen tundra and craggy mountain peaks. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day, making the most of the long daylight hours, weather and ice conditions to give you the best experience possible in this extraordinary part of the world.

Your Scenic Eclipse voyage sails in at prime time for wildlife spotting, and there will be opportunities to witness the dominant predators of the region including the majestic polar bear. Marine species in the area include the carefully protected walrus with its characteristic tusks and several species of whales. Once nearly hunted to extinction in a region now transformed into a dedicated conservation area, your encounters with these giants of the sea will be a memory to treasure. In addition, the surprisingly mild climate makes it the perfect Arctic location for observing a large variety of wildlife, including seabirds, seals, the Arctic fox, and reindeer. Make sure you always keep your binoculars with you.

Some of the possible landing sights that you may visit include Ny Ålesund, home to the northernmost post office in the world rich with history, the North East Svalbard Nature Reserve with the highest population of polar bears and walrus, and the North West Spitsbergen National Park, where we can explore magnificent fjords and the enormous Monaco Glacier. Discovery: You will partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak and on nature walks. Discover majestic Arctic scenery, tundra landscapes, the wildlife and marine life, taking you to the place of your wildest dreams. (B/L/D)

Longyearbyen is the capital of the Norwegian Svalbard Archipelago, located on Svalbard's main island, and is the northernmost territorial capital on the planet. The glaciers, the mountains stretching as far as the eye can see and the untouched nature, make you feel like you're in completely unexplored territory. (B/L/D)

The remote wilderness of Svalbard is known as a polar desert, surrounded by rugged glaciers, frozen tundra and craggy mountain peaks.  Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day, making the most of the long daylight hours, weather and ice conditions to give you the best experience possible in this extraordinary part of the world.

Your Scenic Eclipse voyage cruises at prime time for wildlife spotting, and there will be ample opportunities to spot the dominant predators of the region including the polar bear. Marine species in the area include the carefully protected walrus with its characteristic tusks and several species of whales. Once nearly hunted to extinction in a region now transformed into a dedicated conservation area, your encounters with these giants of the sea will be a memory to treasure. In addition, the surprisingly mild climate makes it the perfect Arctic location for a large variety of wildlife, including seabirds, seals, the Arctic fox, and reindeer. Make sure you always keep your binoculars with you. 

Some of the possible landing sights that you may visit include Ny Ålesund, home to the northernmost post office in the world rich with history, the North East Svalbard Nature Reserve with the highest population of polar bears and walrus, and the North West Spitsbergen National Park, where you will explore magnificent fjords and the enormous Monaco Glacier. Discovery: You will partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak and through nature walks. Discover majestic Arctic scenery, tundra landscapes, and native wildlife and marine life, exploring pristine locations. (B/L/D)

Today, relax on board. With the many choices available to you on board, you will be surprised at how quickly time passes. Choose one of the daily activities, join an entertaining discussion in the theatre or unwind in the Senses Spa as you sail towards Greenland. (B/L)

Cruise and explore Greenland's magnificent East Coast fjords, the world's largest fjord system. Cruise among icebergs and active volcanoes and feel the spray of thundering waterfalls. Kaiser Franz Josef Fjord, a remote and rarely visited fjord system featuring some of the most spectacular tundras in the region offers countless opportunities for exploration. Together with Kong Oskar Fjord, guests will experience vast stretches of tranquil waters, stunning scenery and a myriad of wildlife spotting opportunities.

Discovery: Weather depending, partake in Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak and on nature walks. Discover majestic scenery, tundra landscapes, and native wildlife and marine life (B/L/D)

Enjoy the exceptional range of facilities on board your ultra-luxurious Discovery Yacht. Choose a class in one of the fitness spaces or relax in one of the therapy lounges in the Spa Sanctuary. Tempt your palate from one of the exceptional dining venues or try a wine tasting. (B/L/D)

Characterised by deep, blue fjords, separated by flat-topped mountains, Ísafjörður is the largest settlement in the Westfjords of Iceland. Explore remote Iceland from one of the most stunning towns in the country, with old timber framed houses and architecture that creates the authentic character. With a wealth of wildlife, keep your eyes open for birds and Arctic foxes on the cliffs, seals on the coast and whales cruising in the surrounding ocean. (B/L/D)

Your cruise ends this morning in the world's northernmost capital city, Reykjavík. Say farewell to your crew, disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight home. Please book your flight to depart out of Reykjavik after 11:00 AM. (B)

Life Onboard Scenic Eclipse I

Luxury Meets Discovery
Luxury Meets Discovery

Designed to deliver the ultimate experience of a lifetime the Scenic Eclipse fleet takes ocean cruising to a whole new level. Read more

On board Inclusions
On board Inclusions

Intimate and luxurious, with every amenity you could wish for, the Scenic Eclipse fleet has been designed with you in mind. Read more

Onshore Inclusions
Onshore Inclusions

Taking you beyond exploration to all-inclusive discovery is our fleet of Zodiacs, tandem kayaks, e-bikes, snorkel gear and snowshoes. Read more

All-Inclusive Dining
All-Inclusive Dining

Dining on board Scenic Eclipse promises to be a sensory delight. With an unrivalled choice of up to 10 dining experiences. Read more

All-Inclusive Beverages
All-Inclusive Beverages

Unlimited complimentary beverages*, full mini-bar restocked daily, still and sparkling water in-suite and an extensive range of specialty teas and coffees. Read more

Scenic Sixth Star Experience
Scenic Sixth Star Experience

Helicopter and submarine excursions, par for the course. Read more

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