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Isfjorden Adventure, Late Arctic Autumn & Aurora

 

Summary:

Embark on a scenic exploration of the deep Arctic, visiting the mountain-fringed bay of Trygghamna, the jagged blue glacier front at Borebukta, and the icy panorama of Isfjord, Svalbard’s second largest fjord – along with stops at Russian ghost towns, geo...

Duration
8 Days
Cities
2
Next Departure
27-Sep-2021
Starting at
± USD 3,284.00
± USD 3,284.00
Price per day
± USD 338.00

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Operator
Oceanwide Expeditions
Ship
s/v Noorderlicht
Tour
Isfjorden Adventure, Late Arctic Autumn & Aurora
Travel Quality
Extraordinary Travel
Itinerary
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Summary

Embark on a scenic exploration of the deep Arctic, visiting the mountain-fringed bay of Trygghamna, the jagged blue glacier front at Borebukta, and the icy panorama of Isfjord, Svalbard’s second largest fjord – along with stops at Russian ghost towns, geological wonders, and wintry shorelines sparkling under the eerie green auroras of the northern lights.

Day 1.
Longyearbyen
Day 2.
Cruising
Day 3.
Cruising
Day 4.
Cruising
Day 5.
Isfjord
Day 6.
Cruising
Day 7.
Skansbukta
Day 8.
Longyearbyen

Ports of call (2): Longyearbyen, Trygghamna

 

Remarks

Important!

The chances for observing northern lights are good during those late Arctic autumn voyages. In October the vessel will operate within the many protected branches of the Isfjorden.

All itineraries are for guidance only. Programs may vary depending on local ice and weather conditions and in order to take advantage of opportunities to see wildlife. The on-board expedition leader determines the final itinerary. Itineraries may mention places that require permission to land, which must be granted by the relevant national authorities. Such permission is not granted prior to the publishing of these itineraries. Flexibility is paramount for expedition cruises. Willingness to compromise on comfort is a basic requirement on board of a historic traditional sailing vessel. Important information about the sailing program: the boat is equipped with sails and these will be used in good conditions (open sea, water depth, appropriate wind conditions, time availability). This is not guaranteed. The captain decides whether to use the sails or the engine. There is no claim to one or other propulsion method. If sails are used, they are operated by the crew. Guests follow the safety instructions of the team. Average cruising speed for s/v Noorderlicht is 6 knots.

Ship Information

Ship Name
s/v Noorderlicht
Ship Type
Sailing Boat
 

Travel Package

DescriptionComing from Going to
Cruise (Round Trip) Longyearbyen Longyearbyen


This is an Organised Sea Cruise, Luxury Cruise or Expedition: you will eat and sleep on-board of the ship. These are smaller ships and there are never more than 200 passengers on board. The cruise operator set the itinerary, the destinations, duration and departure dates as well as the price per cabin type/deck. Excursions can be included or optional. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

   


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