Arctic

Trips
Espy Illerfissalik mountain from the tiny settlement of Igaliku (copyright, Serge Krautle, used with permission)
Greenland Discovery
South Greenland by kayak, foot, small boat, and helicopter
Espy Illerfissalik mountain from the tiny settlement of Igaliku (copyright, Serge Krautle, used with permission)
Land Cost: $4,895
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8 days
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13 upcoming departures
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, and colorful settlements add to the trip's rich character.
Imagine Iceland of medieval times
Spitsbergen Explorer: Classic Arctic
Explore the Svalbard Archipelago Aboard the Ocean Nova
Imagine Iceland of medieval times
Land Cost: $5,995 - $11,795
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Duration:
11 days
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2 upcoming departures
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.
Dress warm for your Arctic adventure
The North Pole: 90 Degrees North
Extreme ice and wildlife cruise
Dress warm for your Arctic adventure
Land Cost: $26,995 - $43,995
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13 days
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5 upcoming departures
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.
Celebrate your Spitsbergen adventures!
Three Arctic Islands
Iceland, Greenland, and Norway's Spitsbergen Islands
Celebrate your Spitsbergen adventures!
Land Cost: $7,995 - $18,995
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Duration:
14 days
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2 upcoming departures
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...
Photo credit to R. Weiss
Adventure in Ice Paradise
Discover Greenland, including Disko Bay and the Illulissat Glacier
Photo credit to R. Weiss
Land Cost: $6,395
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13 days
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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 unique lighting of this extreme climate.
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.