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Transarctic, The Quest for the Two North Poles - Commandant Charcot

Traverse the Arctic via the North Pole, sailing a never-traveled transpolar maritime route in a luxury icebreaker. Join researchers and naturalists to explore unique ecosystems and the evolving polar world.




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Like a pioneer, you will cross the ice-covered landscapes of the Arctic by sea. During your exploration, you will discover the research projects that are part of the scientific mission taking place on board. This is a unique opportunity to clarify your knowledge alongside a multi-disciplinary team of around twenty researchers on board, to understand their investigations and closely follow their work. Also accompanied by our expert naturalists, you will discover unique ecosystems while sharpening your perception of the polar world and comprehending the stakes of their transformation. With your senses awakened, with the ice floe as your travel companion, you will move through an ever-changing environment, its hypnotic panoramas of raw beauty sculpted by sea winds and plays on light. In the heart of the drifting ice, you will savour the constantly renewed poetry of the elements.
Program Rates:
Pricing subject to change.
Itinerary In-Depth

Double Occupancy

$10,550 - $13,550

per person


  • Luxury accommodations and all meals. A highly-credentialed Safari Director and Driver-Guide during your journey.

  • 24/7 Concierge Team poised to meet last minute, unexpected, and unusual requests.

  • Every last gratuity, even substantial ones to Safari Directors, Driver-Guides, waiters, porters… and everyone else, from beginning to end of your safari.

  • Regional wine and beer at mealtimes, vehicles stocked with soft drinks and bottled water.

  • Daily valet laundry service. You can pack less and even return home with a bag of clean clothes… now that’s luxury!

  • Complimentary in-vehicle Wi-Fi as well as free Wi-Fi wherever else it exists on safari, including camps and lodges.

  • All airport transfers, game park, national park, and conservancy fees.

  • Sublime safari swag! Bush hats, specially designed safari duffels, luggage tags, document wallets, flashlights, and more.

  • For every safari sold, this operator sends an African child to school.

Not Included: 
Airfare except as mentioned; passport and visa expenses and/or immigration reciprocity taxes if applicable; any ground services before and/or after the program other than the ones mentioned; spa charges; medical consultations and drug prescriptions; travel insurance; fuel surcharge may apply.


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