Realm of the Polar Bear
|Resort:||Realm of the Polar Bear|
|Operator:||Cox and Kings|
Experience the Arctic highlights of Spitsbergen and the Svalbard archipelago. Discover ice covered seas, breathtaking fjords and majestic glaciers, while searching for polar bears, seals and abundant birdlife.
Day 1: To Norway
Fly to Oslo. Overnight stay at the Hotel Thon Opera. (N)
Day 2: Fly to Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen:
Fly to Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen and embark your ship for a 7-night cruise. (B, D)
Days 3-8 Svalbard archipelago:
Explore the western and northern coast of Spitsbergen. Krossfjord, Konigsfjord, Monaco Glacier, Nordauslandet, Edgeya, Hornsund and Bellsund are just a few of the places that you may visit. If ice conditions permit, particularly later in the season, it may be possible to sail through the Hinlopen Straits and explore the eastern part of Spitsbergen and Svalbard.
Day 9: Fly to home via Olso
Disembark in Spitsbergen and fly home, via Oslo. Certain departures may require an overnight stay in Troms or Oslo. (B)