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Arctic Cruise Adventure: In Search of the Polar Bear 2023


15 days from $17,995 per person was $20,495

Limited to 199 guests

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Explore the Arctic on an all-encompassing expedition in search of the mighty polar bear. Travel alongside A&K’s unmatched Expedition Team and knowledgeable experts intimately familiar with the region, seeking out the sea bear in the Svalbard Islands and discovering the starkly beautiful lava fields and ice caves of Iceland’s Westfjords. Experience this thrilling destination through numerous guided shore landings and active excursions.

A&K Advantages

  • Cruise for 13 nights through the Arctic’s wildest regions on a voyage exclusively chartered by A&K
  • Enjoy active exploration of the Arctic’s varied landscapes, from Zodiac excursions through ice floes to epic volcanic hikes, all under the wing of A&K’s award-winning Expedition Team
  • Experience a vast breadth of Arctic wildlife habitats, including the polar bear haven of Svalbard
  • Cruise to the remote east coast of Greenland, where you may visit Scoresby Sound and the Inuit village of Ittoqqortoormiit
  • Discover North Iceland and the whale-watching port of Husavik, where you experience a private, behind-the-scenes tour at the renowned Husavik Whale Museum
  • Join photography lectures, hands-on workshops and tips in the field led by A&K’s dedicated photo coach

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Itinerary at a Glance

JUL 17
Arrive Oslo, Norway
JUL 18
Norway | Oslo to Longyearbyen
JUL 19–23
Norway | The Svalbard Archipelago
JUL 24
At Sea | Cruising the Greenland Sea
JUL 25
Jan Mayen | Glacier-Cloaked Volcano
JUL 26–27
Greenland | Remote Ittoqqortoormiit Village
JUL 28
At Sea | Cruising the Denmark Strait
JUL 29
Iceland | Whale-Watching Haven
JUL 30
Iceland’s Westfjords | Lava & Ice-Carved Lands
JUL 31
Depart Reykjavik

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A&K Travel and COVID-19

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A&K Travel and COVID-19

Proof of COVID-19 full vaccination is required for this program. See our Frequently Asked Questions.

Take 10 to Learn More About This Luxury Expedition Cruise | Watch a 10-minute video overview of this journey, narrated by the expert who helped design it. Watch Video >


A&K Travel and COVID-19

Proof of COVID-19 full vaccination is required for this program. See our Frequently Asked Questions.

Take 10 to Learn More About This Luxury Expedition Cruise | Watch a 10-minute video overview of this journey, narrated by the expert who helped design it. Watch Video >


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