14 Nights Arctic Highlights

14 Nights Arctic Highlights


Sailing from Spitsbergen to Greenland, follow the ice’s edge with an eye peeled to the horizon for wildlife. Navigating south, you'll explore this remote landscape not only by ship but also on foot and via Zodiac. This journey highlights the contrast and change in the Arctic as you move south, finally ending in Iceland, "the Land of Fire and Ice." An Inuit village, unique wildlife, and remote destinations are just some of the highlights on this truly unforgettable voyage through the Arctic.

  • Day 1 Longyearbyen

    Embark aboard the MS Expedition in the afternoon.


    Meals included: Dinner


    Day 2 Longyearbyen/Spitsbergen

    After comprehensive safety briefings this morning, explore the Northwest Spitsbergen National Park.


    Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner


    Days 3–6 Spitsbergen/Greenland Sea

    Taking advantage of local ice and weather conditions, explore the Northwest Spitsbergen National Park, one of those rare places on Earth blessed with both awe-inspiring landscape and compelling history.


    Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner


    Days 7–8 Northeast Greenland National Park

    Keep an eye out for majestic whales, which are known to feed here in the summer months. Spot orca, humpback and minke whales, as well as dolphins. Enjoy lectures by expedition staff.


    Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner


    Days 9–13 Ittoqqortoomiit/Denmark Strait

    Spend a few days exploring the massive fjord system of Northeast Greenland National Park, which includes portions of Scorsbysund. Visit the tiny settlement of Ittoqqortoormiit for a look at how these most northerly people live.


    Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner


    Days 14–15 Denmark Strait/Reykjavík

    Enjoy the lecture series while watching the seas for whales. Head towards Iceland and the steaming hot springs of Reykjavík. The view is often complemented by soaring fulmars, kittiwakes, gannets, guillemots, and razorbills.


    Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner


    Day 16 Reykjavík

    Shortly after breakfast, disembark in Reykjavík, walking distance form downtown.


    Meals included: Breakfast