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Arctic Express Canada: The Heart of the Northwest Passage

 

Summary:

Explore the Northwest Passage, the fabled sea route running between Europe and Asia.

Duration
9 Days
Next Departure
16-Aug-2021
Starting at
± USD 7,831.00
Price per day
± USD 870.00

  • Overview
  • Dates and Details
  • Exodus Travel
Operator
Exodus Travel
Tour
Arctic Express Canada: The Heart of the Northwest Passage
Travel Style
Small Group Tour with More Flexibility
Group Size
0 - 199
Age Group
18 - 99 Years

Summary

Explore the Northwest Passage, the fabled sea route running between Europe and Asia.

Day 1.
Start Toronto, Canada.
Day 2.
Fly To Resolute And Embark
Day 3-7.
Exploring Canada's High Arctic
Day 8.
Disembark In Resolute, Fly To Toronto
Day 9.
End Toronto

 

Details

The quest for trade routes to the Far East inspired much of the age of exploration of North America, with the promise of the Northwest Passage its elusive jewel. On Arctic Express Canada, discover the great sea route at the top of the world—that obsessed explorers for centuries—on our new expedition ship Ultramarine, which allows you a journey no traditional vessel could offer: immersing yourself in the full Arctic experience while getting back home a week and a half later.Nature and wildlife are the guides on this voyage as you explore the region’s diverse treasures. The Arctic’s stark beauty offers an unforgettable backdrop, while Quark Expeditions’ world-class team provides the knowledge and insight to help you connect with the region’s unique history and geography. Ultramarine’s two twin-engine helicopters, 20-quick-launching Zodiacs and unprecedented mix of on-ship amenities and off-ship adventure options will deliver an unrivalled Arctic experience no one else can.

Remarks

Highlights


  • * Explore the highlights of Lancaster Sound
    * Search for iconic Arctic wildlife, such as Polar bears and Musk ox
    * Cruise in a Zodiac to get up close to glaciers, fjords, icebergs and more
    * Visit Inuit communities and learn about their traditions and customs
    * Travel in a small expedition vessel
    * Enjoy flightseeing and heli landings with Ultramarine’s two onboard
    helicopters
    * Accompanied by extremely qualified Expedition Staff

  • Included in Price


    • All meals while on the ship included.

      *Typical Meals*

      The ships galley offers good quality service and cuisine throughout, with
      excellent chefs preparing international menus including vegetarian dishes,
      accompanied by a wide variety of drinks from around the world on sale.

      *Breakfast:* Buffet style – unlimited tea and coffee, a selection of fruit
      juices, hot options including bacon and eggs or omelettes, a selection of
      bread and toast and jam/honey/marmalade, fruit and cereal.

      *Lunch:* Three course set meal or buffet, or the occasional BBQ.

      *Dinner:* Three or four courses with a starter of soup and/or salad, a choice
      of mains with at least one vegetarian option and a dessert, with tea and
      coffee.

      Vegetarians and vegans can be well catered for on this holiday - please do
      inform us before departure of any special dietary requests so that our local
      team can be well prepared.


    • * All meals while on the ship
      * Beer and house wine during dinner
      * All accommodation
      * All transport and listed activities
      * Full complement of qualified Expedition Staff
      * We can include flights from the UK.  Please contact us for a quote.

    NOT included in price


  • * Travel insurance
    * Single accommodation (available on request)
    * Visas or vaccinations
    * Mandatory transfer package (including return charter flights between
    Toronto and Resolute) which is £1700 per person (or equivalent in booking
    currency) paid on booking

  • Travel Package

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    This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

        

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