North Pole trips
EXPEDITION CRUISES TO ARCTICA
A visit to one of the last great wildernesses on earth is the ultimate experience for the nature lover. The Arctic region, an ice sea covered in thick layers of pack ice is as rugged as it is diverse with areas such as Spitsbergen (Svalbard), Greenland, Alaska , Arctic Canada and its northernmost point the geographic North Pole . Take an expedition cruise through the most beautiful landscapes in the world, admire belugas, blue whales and sperm whales from your Zodiac. Take a walk in Greenland or Spitsbergen past glaciers, mountains, rolling tundra and local settlements. Scour the mighty ice landscapes for polar bears, brown bears, arctic foxes and hundreds of bird species such as razorbills, ivory gulls, kingfishers and guillemots.
THE EXPEDITIONSHIPS: LUXURIOUS AND SPORTY OPTIONS
Expedition cruises to the Arctic operate from June through September. You travel by well-equipped expedition ship, adapted for safe sailing in the Arctic. The expedition cruises are accompanied by experienced guides who arrange your trip in detail, so that you can enjoy the exceptionally beautiful nature without any worries. On board are accomplished scientists who give lectures and guide you through the various Zodiac landings, where you can observe nature up close. The exact route will always be filled in slightly differently, depending on tide and weather conditions. You can opt for large luxury or a very comfortable ship with options for sporting activities, such as kayaking. The desolate location and extreme climate conditions require adaptation and flexibility, as people are insignificant and vulnerable in this rugged icy landscape. It is also possible to reach the polar regions by plane. You save time without compromising the number of days you spend around the peninsula.Check out the different options for expedition cruises to the Arctic, bearing in mind that this is not the full range. We are happy to inform you personally about all the possibilities.