Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen

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  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Cruise Tour
  • age requirement 8+ years old
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Follow in the footsteps of the Norsemen on Fair Isle and the Vikings in the Faroe Islands
  • Explore the volcanic and glacier covered Jan Mayen island, in the heart of the North Atlantic Ocean
  • Encounter iconic arctic wildlife, such as puffins, reindeer, whales and seabirds
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to explore diverse landscapes and wildlife
The trip Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen Via The Faroes And Jan Mayen is a 14 days cruise trip which sets out in Aberdeen and ends in Longyearbyen. You will be cruising through Denmark, Arctic and 2 more countries and visit Longyearbyen, Jan Mayen, Fair Isle and 3 other destinations. The trip Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen Via The Faroes And Jan Mayen includes cabin accommodation onboard the cruise ship and others. Please refer to the package includes section for more details.

Ideal for first-time guests to the polar regions, Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen allows you to venture to some of the most remote islands on Earth, observe fascinating history and culture, and experience the dreamlike wonder of the midnight sun. Sailing across the North Atlantic, you will be immersed in the Arctic’s rugged beauty, highlighted by visits to the awe-inspiring and unspoiled destinations of Fair Isle, the Faroe Islands, Jan Mayen and Spitsbergen.

Prepare to be amazed by an environment different from anything you’ve ever witnessed, featuring immense fjords, towering glaciers, soaring sea stacks and coastal cliffs teeming with seabirds by the thousands. Observe reindeer, seals and whales in their natural habitat under a sunlit sky in the middle of the night. Guided by the most knowledgeable and passionate team in the industry, go where few others have gone, and return forever changed by the rich history, distinct culture and unforgettable backdrop of the Arctic.
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  • Overview
  • Day 1 : Embark in Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Day 2 : Embarkation Day
  • Day 3 : Exploring Fair Isle
  • Days 4 and 5 : Exploring the Faroe Islands
  • Days 6 and 7 : At Sea
  • Days 8 and 9 : Exploring Jan Mayen
  • Day 10 : At Sea
  • Days 11 to 13 : Explore Spitsbergen
  • Day 14 : Disembark in Longyearbyen
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Accommodation
  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • All shore landings per the daily program
Meals
  • Beer and house wine during dinner
  • Coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
Guide
  • Leadership throughout the voyage by our experienced Expedition Leader
Others
  • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program
  • Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team and special guests as scheduled
  • Photographic journal documenting the expedition
  • Waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore landings
  • Official Quark Expeditions® parka to keep
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle
  • Hair dryer and bathrobe in every cabin
  • Comprehensive onboard materials, including a map and an informative Arctic/Antarctic Reader
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program
  • All luggage handling aboard the ship
  • Emergency evacuation insurance to a maximum benefit of US$500,000 per person
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International airfare
  • Passport and visa expenses
  • Government arrival and departure taxes not mentioned above
  • Meals ashore unless otherwise specified
  • Baggage, cancellation, interruption and medical travel insurance—strongly recommended
  • Excess-baggage fees on international flights
  • Mandatory waterproof pants for Zodiac cruising, or any other gear not mentioned
  • Laundry, bar, beverage and other personal charges unless specified
  • Phone and Internet charges
  • Voluntary gratuity at the end of the voyage for shipboard staff and crew
  • Additional overnight accommodation
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen tour. You can cancel the tour up to 125 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 124 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 999 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 124 days before departure. For any departures within 01 June 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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