Arctic

Trips
Hiking/Trekking
Greenland Discovery
South Greenland by kayak, foot, small boat, and helicopter
Land Cost: $4,750
Activity Level: 2
Dates: Jun 4-11, 2015 or Privately on Request
Duration: 8 days
This trip offers adventuresome travelers the stunning visual impact of an iceberg-covered sea and the awe-inspiring beauty of glaciers flowing into tranquil fjords. Intense green colors, leafy tundra...
Small Ship Adventures
Spitsbergen Explorer: Classic Arctic
Explore the Svalbard Archipelago Aboard the Sergey Vavilov or Sea Spirit
Land Cost: $5,995 - $11,795
Activity Level: 2
Dates: 2 upcoming departures
Duration: 11 days
Undertake a thorough exploration of the major islands of the Svalbard Archipelago, making frequent shore stops to hike, photograph, bird or to simply admire the spectacular scenery.
Small Ship Adventures
Arctic
The North Pole: 90 Degrees North
Extreme ice and wildlife cruise
Land Cost: $25,995 - $40,995
Activity Level: 2
Dates: 3 upcoming departures
Duration: 14 days
The Arctic's harsh climate defeated many explorers in the past, but you'll conquer the region's dense pack ice aboard the Yamal, one of the world's most powerful icebreakers.
Small Ship Adventures
Three Arctic Islands
Iceland, Greenland, and Norway's Spitsbergen Islands
Land Cost: $7,995 - $18,995
Activity Level: 2
Dates: 2 upcoming departures
Duration: 14 days
National Geographic Traveler has named this voyage one of its 50 Tours of a Lifetime. To land on this prestigious list, this expedition had to be:  “[One of the] most authentic, most innovative, most...
Small Ship Adventures
Adventure in Ice Paradise
Discover Greenland, including Disko Bay and the Illulissat Glacier
Land Cost: $6,195
Activity Level: 4
Dates: Privately on Request
Duration: 13 days
Explore Disko Bay, the Ilulissat Glacier, and hike one of the oldest ice fields on the planet. Visit an Inuit village and remote settlements, and enjoy the sunsets over the ice fields, and the...
Overview

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JOURNEYS offers small ship adventure exploration cruises to the Arctic. These trips are the best, safest and most satisfying way to reach some of the least populated and most remote places on our planet. Our expeditions include Greenland, Canada, the Northwest Passage, Spitsbergen, and the North Pole.

Conducted between May and September, our programs aboard U.S. Coast Guard-certified ships offer exceptional expert naturalist leadership on safe, comfortable vessels. You will enjoy numerous landings, visits to sea bird and marine mammal colonies, cultural stops at native villages and superb hiking and photographic experiences in uninhabited dreamscapes. Varied cabin categories offer price ranges from affordable to indulgent. Everyone shares equally in sumptuous meals and hospitable staff assistance. Your captain and crew are always on the lookout for polar bears and whales. Naturalists aboard every ship include birding experts.