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Arctic Cruise Adventure: In Search of the Polar Bear 2025

Departure date Jul 25 - Aug 08, 2025

15 days from $22,995 per person

Limited to 199 guests

Explore the Arctic on an all-encompassing expedition in search of the mighty polar bear. Travel alongside A&K’s unmatched Expedition Team and engaging experts as you seek out the sea bear in the Svalbard Islands, marvel at east Greenland's majestic fjords, and discover the starkly beautiful lava fields and waterfalls of Iceland’s Westfjords. Experience thrilling destinations and remote communities with exciting guided shore landings and active excursions.

A&K Advantages

  • Cruise the Arctic's wildest regions for 13 nights aboard exclusively chartered Le Lyrial, enjoying a capacity limited to just 199 guests
  • 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 acclaimed 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

Itinerary at a Glance

JUL 25
Arrive Oslo, Norway
JUL 26
Longyearbyen | Gateway to Adventure
JUL 27
Svalbard Islands | Northern Outpost
JUL 28
Svalbard Islands | Glacial Archipelago
JUL 29
Svalbard Islands | Realm of the Polar Bear
JUL 30
Svalbard Islands | Majestic Scenery
JUL 31
Svalbard Islands | Tip of the Archipelago
At Sea | Cruising the Greenland Sea
Jan Mayen | Glacier-Cloaked Volcano
Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland | Remote Village
Scoresby Sound | Endless Fjords
At Sea | Cruising the Denmark Strait
Husavik, Iceland | Whale-Watching Haven
Iceland’s Westfjords | Lava & Ice-Carved Lands
Depart Reykjavik

Extend Your Journey

Oslo Pre-Tour Extension 4 days from $5,795 per person Learn More
Reykjavik Post-Tour Extension 4 days from $6,795 per person Learn More
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