The Ultimate Arctic Islands

24 Days
Oslo to Reykjavik
From (USD)
$ 29,065
$ 26,453
Dates & Pricing

2021 Oslo > Reykjavik

Three Arctic Islands

Whales, wolverines, seabirds and seals… Let the creatures of the north introduce themselves as you explore the Svalbard Archipelago.
This flexible itinerary allows nature to be your perfect guide for navigating a true Arctic wilderness. In the realm of the Polar bear you’ll of course search for this elusive beast, whilst simultaneously experiencing the endless summer daylight, sparkling icebergs and snow-capped mountain ranges of Svalbard to rugged coast of Greenland. A true final frontier.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
102N
Duration:
24 days
Departure City:
Oslo
Return City:
Reykjavik

Selected Itinerary

24 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Oslo, Norway > Longyearbyen

    Your journey into wonder begins as you fly from Oslo to Longyearbyen, where the crew of Scenic Eclipse will warmly greet you as you step on board. Settle into your handsomely appointed suite and acquaint yourself with the sumptuous facilities of your luxurious Discovery Yacht as you set sail from Longyearbyen and all the wonders that lie in wait.
    Raise your glass as you toast the start of your voyage at the welcome cocktail reception hosted by the Captain, who will introduce your expert Discovery Leaders and their team.

  2. Day 2 - Svalbard Archipelago

    The Svalbard Archipelago’s rugged glaciers and frozen tundras are a fragile and remote area of vast environmental significance, while Spitsbergen is the largest island. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day. Making the most of the long hours of daylight, weather and ice conditions to give you the best experience possible in this extraordinary part of the world.

    You will enjoy daily Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak and on nature walks to get right up close to the majestic Arctic scenery, tundra landscapes, and wildlife and marine life that surrounds you.

    Your Scenic Eclipse voyage is in a prime time for wildlife spotting, and there will be opportunities to be on the lookout for the dominant predators of the region including the Polar bear.

    Marine species include the carefully protected walrus with its characteristic tusks and several species of whales. Once hunted almost out of existence in a region now transformed into a dedicated conservation area, your encounters with these giants of the sea will be a memory to treasure.

    There will be the chance to cruise the secluded bays, stunning fjords and sparkling glaciers of this unique and special destination.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  8. Day 8 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Longyearbyen

    Welcome to Longyearbyen where you have a full day to discover this fascinating city at your leisure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Svalbard Archipelago

    The Svalbard Archipelago’s rugged glaciers and frozen tundras are a fragile and remote area of vast environmental significance, while Spitsbergen is the largest island. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day. Making the most of the long hours of daylight, weather and ice conditions to give you the best experience possible in this extraordinary part of the world.

    You will enjoy daily Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak and on nature walks to get up close to majestic Arctic scenery, tundra landscapes wildlife and marine life that surrounds you.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - At sea

    Cruise Arctic waters enjoying the luxurious features on board Scenic Eclipse, as you head for the world’s largest island, Greenland.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - North East Greenland

    Approaching North East Greenland you may encounter a variety of seabirds such as northern Fulmar and migratory Brunnichs guillemots. This stretch of coastline is ripe for exploration, with its many secrets locked in place by drift ice for up to eight months each year. Home to polar bear, snowy owl and musk ox, it’s the world’s largest national park, covering 972,000km2, most of which is inland ice, and the rest a fjord landscape.
    You’ll enjoy Scenic Discovery excursions exploring by Zodiac, looking for musk ox, Arctic hare and eider ducks, or discover old trappers huts on hikes across the tundra. Conditions permitting, there will be a good chance for kayakers to paddle the waterways.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - North East Greenland

    Cruise North East Greenland. This stretch of coastline is ripe for exploration, with its many secrets locked in place by drift ice for up to eight months each year.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - East Coast Fjords of Greenland

    Spend two days cruising and exploring Greenland’s magnificent East Coast Fjords, the world’s largest fjord system. Cruise among glorious icebergs and active volcanoes and feel the spray of thundering waterfalls. Enter Kaiser Franz Josef Fjord, a remote and rarely visited fjord system that lies within the North East Greenland National Park with countless opportunities for exploration. Cruising through Kong Oskar Fjord you will marvel at the geological beauty of the mountains. Head south along the coast of Liverpool Land, on a passage that is dependent on ice conditions, to reach Scoresby Sund, the world’s biggest fjord. Massive glaciers dump into this fjord, the birthplace of the famous big Greenland icebergs. Visit the Inuit community of Ittoqqortoormiit (Scoresby Town) – one of the remotest settlements on Earth – to learn about their lifestyle in this secluded and harsh environment.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - East Coast Fjords of Greenland

    Continue cruising and exploring Greenland’s magnificent East Coast Fjords.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Akureyri, Iceland

    Cruise into the harbour of Akureyri – Iceland’s second city – that lies at the mouth of a magnificent fjord. Under atmospheric Arctic skies, admire the views of Akureyri’s brightly coloured houses set to a backdrop of snow-capped mountains. Then spend the following day exploring the town and surrounding Myvatn region, with its waterfalls, geothermal springs and otherworldly landscapes.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Akureyri, Iceland

    Explore the town and surrounding Myvatn region, with its waterfalls, geothermal springs and otherworldly landscapes.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  22. Day 22 - Sauðárkrókur

    Today you’ll arrive in the adjacent fjord of Skagafjörðurfor for a full in day in and around the town of Sauðárkrókur. Here you’ll enjoy more opportunities to immerse yourself in Icelandic culture and the country’s impressive wildlife and nature.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - Dynjandi Waterfall

    Sail deep into the dramatic Westfjords peninsula of Iceland to witness the thundering Dynjadi Waterfall – the largest waterfall in the region.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  24. Day 24 - Reykjavik, Iceland

    Your cruise ends this morning in the world’s northernmost capital city, Reykjavik. Say farewell to your crew, disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight home.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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