Arctic Circle wonders are at their most magnificent. Discover towering snow-capped mountains and glacier-filled bays.
Observe vast colonies of seabirds nesting among coastal cliffs and walrus snuggled together for a snooze. Venture deep into remote regions at the top of the world in search of reindeer, Arctic fox, seals, walrus, whales and, the most impressive of all – the polar bear.
The ultimate Arctic adventure to the top of the Earth on the most powerful nuclear icebreaker in the world. Crush through multiyear ice on the Arctic Ocean, sightsee by helicopter on the lookout for walruses, seals, whales, and polar bears, or take a tethered hot-air balloon ride at 90º N.
Spitsbergen is part of the Svalbard Islands in the Arctic Ocean half way between Norway and North Pole. Enjoy the true tranquility in this pristine destination, which is 60% covered by glaciers and more polar bears than inhabitants.
From Iceland to Greenland, the two islands away from continent yet famed with dramatic natural landscape. Aboard Ponant Le Boréal to discover Viking ruins as you follow in the footsteps of Norwegian explorer.
Silversea’s luxurious expedition vessel takes you from Tromso to Longyearbyen (or v.v) through towering snow-capped mountains and glacier-filled bays. Venture deep into remote regions in search of reindeer, Arctic fox, seals, walrus, whales and, the most impressive of all – the polar bear.
A geothermal wonderland of volcanoes and hot springs await as you follow in the footsteps of Vitus Bering. Remote and rarely visited destinations offer sensational wildlife spotting opportunities with countless birds nesting in the area. Zodiac tours will fascinate, extraordinary topography will captivate and the whole journey will enthral.