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Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 17 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 8+ years old
  • max group size 200
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-31258
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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  • Starts Toronto, Canada
  • Ends Toronto, Canada
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Go further and deeper than ever possible on this Arctic tour with Zodiac cruises, shore excursions and helicopter expeditions to take you to places once out of human reach.
  • Our expert expedition crew will be on alert for sightings of animals like musk oxen, caribou, and whales so you have the best chance of spotting them.
  • Visit Inuit communities as you travel through parts of the Northwest Passage and the waters of western Greenland and learn about cultures and survival on the edge of the map.
  • This is immersive expedition travel. Hear the deafening crash of shards falling from icebergs, hike to Inuit ruins and, if you’re brave, take a polar plunge into icy waters.
  • Enjoy a wellequipped vessel with modern staterooms, a number of bar and lounge areas and health and wellness facilities. And on your sailing days, join experts for an onboard lecture program.
Start and end in Toronto, the tour "Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic" is a guided polar expeditions and cruise tour that takes 17 days. You will be touring through Qaanaaq, Kangerlussuaq, Croker Bay and 7 other destinations in Arctic, Greenland and Canada. "Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic" is a group tour which will include accommodation, transport and others. Please check the package includes section for more details.

Cruise on waters that few have sailed and set foot on lands that even fewer have walked on this 17-day expedition in the High Arctic. This epic adventure will have you hiking over permafrost, searching for wildlife and passing by fjords, glaciers and icebergs on a daily basis. Follow the coast and discover places where explorers of old met their demise, research stations abandoned and active, tiny Inuit communities and ruins left by their ancient predecessors. Go west to Greenland and see colourful villages beneath massive mountains, hike to glaciers and kayak past icebergs. Tackle the icy wilderness in a comfortable expedition vessel and a team of expert leaders.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Toronto
  • Day 2: Resolute – Embarkation Day
  • Day 3-6: Canadian High Arctic
  • Day 7-8: Smith Sound
  • Day 9: Qaanaaq
  • Day 10: At Sea
  • Day 11-15: West Greenland
  • Day 16: Kangerlussuaq – Disembarkation Day – Toronto
  • Day 17: Toronto
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Expedition Cruise Ship, Comfortable Hotel
Transport
  • Ship , Zodiac , Plane
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Toronto are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic tour. You can cancel the tour up to 123 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 122 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 04 November 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 04 November 2022, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 122 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic 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 Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic 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.

Is this trip right for you:
  • You will be supplied with an expedition parka and waterproof boots that are sturdy and warm. Please see the ‘Packing’ section of the Essential Trip Information for a detailed guide on what to bring with you.
  • On this journey, you will climb in and out of small Zodiac boats quite regularly to explore and search for wildlife. It can get very cold and wet on the Zodiac.
  • Sturdy sea legs are needed for wet and dry landings by Zodiac, and you will hike on steep terrain, snow and other uneven surfaces.
  • The weather plays a pivotal part in this adventure and, although there’s an itinerary in place, there are no guarantees that you’ll be able to do everything that is planned for. A level of flexibility and an openness to embracing the unexpected are important in expedition travel, especially in such a remote area.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Hygiene and safety guidelines will be followed to ensure your well being is looked after during travels.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated. Children aged 17 years and under must present either a negative COVID-19 test, proof of recovery or proof of full vaccination. Any customer who is unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons can apply for an exemption. Customers must provide a medical certificate from a medical professional. These new safety measures apply on all trips, except for tours in Australia, New Zealand and the Cook Islands.
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