X

Jewels of the Russian Arctic: Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya

Resort:Jewels of the Russian Arctic: Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya
Operator: Exodus
Destination: Arctic, Finland, Russia, Russian Arctic
Price From: Contact for latest offers

Overview


Explore two of the most isolated, icy archipelagoes in the Russian High
Arctic

Follow in the footsteps of early Arctic explorers, voyaging to two of the
most isolated, icy archipelagoes in the Russian High Arctic. From the
mountains of Novaya Zemlya to the wildlife sanctuary of Franz Josef Land,
these are rugged and essentially uninhabited landscapes that few have ever
experienced. Theres no shortage of amazing adventures in these remote
regions, where ice-capped peaks soar majestically out of the water and Polar
bears wander in their natural environment.

Highlights

* Explore this rarely visited region of the Russian Arctic

* Encounter iconic Arctic wildlife, such as Polar bears, walrus and seabirds

* Explore glaciated Novaya Zemlya, where the earliest Arctic explorers
overwintered

* Visit significant sites at Franz Josef Land and learn about the regions
storied history