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Adventure Travel

Three Arctic Islands

ICELAND, SPITSBERGEN, GREENLAND

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A journey across the Arctic - to the land of Vikings, fjords and volcanoes! Quark’s award-winning expedition packs more wildlife and dramatic Arctic coastlines into 14 days than you can imagine. Visiting Iceland, Greenland and Spitsbergen, you'll have great chances to see Bearded Seals as well as walrus, whales, sea birds and - of course - Polar Bears.

A journey across the Arctic - to the land of Vikings, fjords and volcanoes! Quark’s award-winning expedition packs more wildlife and dramatic Arctic coastlines into 14 days than you can imagine. Visiting Iceland, Greenland and Spitsbergen, you'll have great chances to see Bearded Seals as well as walrus, whales, sea birds and - of course - Polar Bears.

Named one of National Geographic Travelers’ 50 Tours of a Lifetime

Glaciers and Wildlife of Spitsbergen

Remote coast of Greenland

Zodiac cruising

Tundra Hiking

Optional kayak adventure option on selected expeditions

Your expedition ship Ocean Nova: Designed to carry travelers in comfort to the most remote corners of the world, Ocean Nova is a modern and comfortable vessel carrying just 78 passengers on our Arctic Voyages. Quark is also pleased to offer certified CarbonNeutral® voyages on the Ocean Nova.

Only 78 guests.

38 outside cabins with exterior views and en-suite facilities

Chef-prepared meals (all meals and daily snack included)

Spacious dining room with unreserved seating

Glass-enclosed observation lounge and presentation room

Zodiac Cruising (included)

Hiking & snowshoeing (Special Interest Activity, included)

Cabins and amenities:

38 outside cabins with exterior views and en-suite facilities

Facilities en suite

Flat-screen TVs and DVD players

220 voltage plugs

Chef-prepared meals (all meals and daily snack included)

Spacious dining room with unreserved seating

Polar Library with a large collection of polar books and DVDs

Glass-enclosed observation lounge and presentation room

Bar staffed by a professional bartender

24 hour beverage service

Polar Boutique

Clinic, with onboard licensed doctor

Exercise Room

Arrival location:

Longyearbyen, Norway

Departure Location:

Reykjavik, Iceland

Included in your experience:

Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping

All breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks on board throughout your voyage

All shore landings per the daily program

Leadership throughout the voyage by our experienced Expedition Leader

A daily program of lectures by noted naturalists

All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program

Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team and Special Guests as scheduled

Photographic Journal on DVD, documenting the voyage

A pair of waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore landings

An official Quark Expeditions parka to keep

Coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock

A selection of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages

Hair dryer and bathrobe in every cabin

Comprehensive pre-departure materials, including a map and an informative Arctic Reader

All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program

All luggage handling aboard ship

Arrival transfer from Longyearbyen airport to your hotel if you arrive one day prior to embarkation

On embarkation day transfer from your hotel or Longyearbyen airport to the ship

On disembarkation day group transfer to downtown Reykjavik

Emergency Evacuation Insurance for all passengers to a maximum benefit of USD $100,000 per person

Pre and/or post night accommodations as indicated in the itinerary

Greenland voyages Cruise Passenger Tax

English Speaking Guide, Internet, Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Not included in your experience:

International airfare

Passport and any applicable visa expenses

Government arrival and departure taxes

Any meals ashore with the exception of breakfast at the host hotel

Baggage, cancellation, interruption, and medical travel insurance

Excess baggage charges

Laundry and other personal charges

Telecommunications charges

The voluntary gratuity at the end of the voyage for shipboard staff and crew

Any overnight accommodation required due to flight connections

Optional sea-kayaking activities

Govt. service Tax @3.50% extra on total selling price.

Disclaimer

ROE subjects to change. The final amount for the tour would be subject to the current exchange rate at the time of the final payment

Grant-of-visa is solely on the discretion of the country's Immigration Authority and We are not responsible for non-grant of visa to any traveler

Shall not be held responsible for ensuring the safety of your personal belongings, travel documents, etc. at any time before, during or after the holiday

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  • Day1 - 2
    Your voyage will embark in Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen.
    Ocean Nova
  • Day2 - 5
    Spitsbergen, Norway Exploring Spitsbergen, the largest of the Norwegian-ruled Svalbard islands, rewards you with abundant wildlife and austere beauty. Here you’ll visit spectacular glacier fronts and steep- walled fjords with walrus, polar bear and Spitsbergen reindeer among your possible wildlife sightings. Birders will be thrilled to see Arctic terns, skuas, long-tailed ducks, kittiwakes and glaucous and ivory gulls. As an added bonus, when conditions are right, you could sail within 10° of the North Pole!
    Ocean Nova
  • Day5 - 8
    Greenland Sea While sailing the historic Greenland Sea, you’ll learn about the wildlife and history of Greenland, your next stop. On deck you’ll learn to identify seabirds on the wing. Share photos, sip an icy cocktail in the bar or watch a movie; there are many things to do during your time at sea.
    Ocean Nova
  • Day8 - 13
    Eastern Greenland During your tour of Greenland’s remote eastern coast, you’ll enjoy sea-level Zodiac cruises and shore visits to several locations. Visit the remains of ancient Thule settlements, and keep an eye out for grazing musk oxen, as 40% of the world’s population of this fascinating mammal lives here. Finally, sail you will sail through spectacular Scoresbysund, the birthplace of many icebergs, and - some say - the most beautiful fjord system in the world.
    Ocean Nova
  • Day13 - 14
    Denmark Strait At sea, the Denmark Strait is your pathway east, towards Iceland. Your onboard Expedition Team will keep you informed and entertained with presentations about the history of exploration in the Arctic and the seabirds that you’ll inevitably see soaring above your ship.
    Ocean Nova
  • Day14
    Disembarkation Day in Akureyri We disembark in Akureyri. From here we fly to the domestic airport in Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital. We provide transfer to downtown Reykjavik.
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ICELAND, SPITSBERGEN, GREENLAND

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