Antarctica & Arctic
Voyage deep into the Svalbard Archipelago
Destinations > Arctic > Svalbard in Spring
Two nights hotel and seven nights cruise accommodation, meals as indicated, excursions, charter flights as specified, services of Lindblad expedition leaders, bar tab & gratuities
03, 10, 17 & 24 Apr '20
Scan the icescapes for emerging bears, seals and other wildlife. Walk on a frozen sea. And capture it all with ace photographers. Been to Svalbard? Come see its even wilder season. And for those who've never visited, this is the purest Arctic experience possible.
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Explore this charming city. Stroll among the famed Vigeland sculptures or visit the Fram Museum, dedicated to the wooden ship sailed by Norwegian explorers. (D)
Depart Oslo on a charter flight, and enjoy breathtaking vistas en route to Longyearbyen. On arrival, visit the Svalbard Museum and tour the Gallery Svalbard before embarking National Geographic Endurance, your base for the next seven nights. (B)(L)(D)
Travel in the archipelago is truly exploratory by design. The main focus is the search for Svalbard’s amazing wildlife - polar bear, reindeer and walrus. Cruising in Svalbard’s fjords, venture to the foot of stunning tidewater glaciers, cruise in Zodiacs among beautiful icebergs and even set foot on the frozen ice right off the ship. (B)(L)(D)
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Disembark the ship and head to the nearby Advent Valley for a taste of Arctic culture. Discover a unique collection of traditional buildings. Enjoy refreshments and meet some of the friendly sled dog huskies that reside at camp. Fly back to Oslo for a final night. (B)(L)
You adventure ends this morning. (B)
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