Arctic Express Canada: The Heart of the Northwest Passage

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  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Cruise
  • age requirement 8+ years old
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  • Starts Toronto, Canada
  • Ends Toronto, Canada
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Follow the footsteps of polar explorers and experience highlights of the Canadian Arctic
  • Search for iconic Arctic wildlife such as polar bears and muskox
  • Enjoy flightseeing and heli landings with Ultramarine’s two onboard helicopters
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to get up close to glaciers, fjords, icebergs and more
You will start from and end in Toronto. With the cruise tour Arctic Express Canada: The Heart Of The Northwest Passage you will be sailing through Beechey Island, Croker Bay, Resolute and 3 other destinations in Canada. The trip Arctic Express Canada: The Heart Of The Northwest Passage takes 9 days and includes cabin accommodation onboard the ship and other things, per the package includes section.

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 game-changing 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.
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ITINERARY Expand All
  • Overview
  • Day 1 : Arrive in Toronto, Canada
  • Day 2 : Fly to Resolute and Embark
  • Days 3 to 7 : Exploring Canada’s High Arctic
  • Day 8 : Disembark in Resolute, Canada & fly to Toronto
  • Day 9 : Depart Toronto
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
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 Express Canada: The Heart of the Northwest Passage 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 1259 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 124 days before departure. For any departures within 31 July 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Arctic Express Canada: The Heart of the Northwest Passage 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 Express Canada: The Heart of the Northwest Passage 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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