Four Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland and Iceland

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 18 days
  • tour type Cruise
  • age requirement 8-99 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-27475
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Helsinki, Finland
  • Ends Reykjavik, Iceland
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Search for iconic Arctic wildlife, such as polar bears, walrus and reindeer
  • Explore the wildlife haven of Spitsbergen, the volcanic Jan Mayen and a breathtaking Greenlandic fjord system all in one trip
  • Visit a remote Inuit community
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to explore glaciers, icebergs and more
  • Immerse yourself in the icy realm of the Arctic with optional kayaking adventures
The trip "Four Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland And Iceland" is a 18 days cruise trip which boards in Helsinki and disembarks in Reykjavik. You will be cruising through Finland, Norway and 3 more countries and visit Reykjavik, Longyearbyen, Jan Mayen and 3 other destinations. The trip "Four Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland And Iceland" includes cabin accommodation onboard the cruise ship and others. Please refer to the package includes section for more details.

Perfect for first-time visitors to the Arctic, this voyage highlights four spectacular destinations near the top of the world and provides an unforgettable taste of the region, featuring giant icebergs, towering mountains, granite cliffs, iconic wildlife, traditional Inuit culture and more.Your adventure begins in the remote Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, renowned for its stunning scenery and abundant, varied wildlife such as polar bears and walrus. From there, sail south to the mysterious, volcanic Jan Mayen, a nature reserve so remote that few have ever been fortunate enough to explore this Arctic treasure. The next stop is Greenland’s beguiling east coast, where you will cruise deep into Scoresbysund to marvel at the overwhelming beauty of the world’s largest fjord system, gaze in awe at unimaginably vast icebergs, and admire the diversity of the flora and fauna that have fascinated explorers and visitors for centuries—and seize the opportunity to explore the remains of ancient Thule settlements. Your epic adventure culminates with a journey under the midnight sun to Reykjavik, where you can soak up Icelandic culture in a city that never sleeps.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Overview
  • Day 1 : Arrive in Helsinki, Finland
  • Day 2 : Fly to Longyearbyen, Svalbard & Embark
  • Days 3 to 6 : Exploring Spitsbergen
  • Days 7 and 8 : Cruising
  • Days 9 and 10 : Exploring Jan Mayen
  • Days 11 to 15 : Exploring Scoresby Sund, Greenland
  • Days 16 and 17 : Cruising
  • Day 18 : Depart Reykjavik, Iceland
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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
  • Mandatory price included
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 Four Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland and Iceland 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

For any tour departures within 23 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 June 2024, a deposit of 20% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 124 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Four Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland and Iceland 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 Four Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland and Iceland 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Clean and healthy vessels that meet international certifications for infection prevention is ensured.
  • For the duration of the expedition, you will be only interacting with your fellow pre-screened passengers and Quark Expeditions staff.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day.
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