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Around Spitsbergen: In the Realm of Polar Bear & Ice - Ortelius

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Circle as much of the Spitsbergen Archipelago as the ice allows on this adventure-seeking research vessel and see polar bears!

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The Arctic: Drink It In

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Take a cruise around Spitsbergen and explore the icy waters of the North Atlantic. This special expedition offers you the chance to catch site of whales, reindeer, Arctic foxes, walruses, seals, and the star attraction, the polar bear. Travel on a legendary Russian research vessel and take in as much of the awe-inspiring scenery, abundant bird life and Arctic fauna as you can imagine. Arrive at 80° north, just 870 km (540 miles) from the geographic North Pole and return home having experiences one of the most epic voyages of your life!
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    • Do as much of a circumnavigation of Svalbard as the sea ice will allow.
    • 10 days is ample time for searching out polar bears and other wildlife.
    • This operator has a reputation for offering consistently great, active trips on more basic ships.

Travel Curator’s Insights:

SPECIAL OFFER
$500 off each person when booked by July 1

SPECIAL OFFER

Rates:
From $5,400 per person
Policies and protocols provided before you book.
Travel Seasons:

June, July & August
Hover here for specific dates

Trip Sustainability Awards 

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Waste

Reusable water bottles in each cabin for guest use

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Community

Partner with local communities for cultural tours & presentations

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Food

Serve only sustainable seafood and partner with Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program

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ABOUT THE PROPERTY

Dining

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RESTAURANTS

Rates

Questions?

QUAD PORTHOLE

2 portholes, 2 upper berths and 2 lower berths, private shower & toilet, desk & chair.

From in USD:

$5,400pp

TWIN WINDOW

Cabin has 2 windows, 2 lower berths, a private shower & toilet, and a desk & chair.

From in USD:

$8,300pp

SOLO PORTHOLE

This cabin has 2 portholes, 2 lower berths, a private shower & toilet, plus a desk & chair.

From in USD:

$13,090pp

TRIPLE PORTHOLE

2 portholes, 1 upper / lower berth + 1 single lower berth, private shower & toilet, desk, chair

From in USD:

$6,550pp

TWIN DELUXE

3 windows, 2 lower berths, shower, desk & chair, small sofa, refrigerator, coffee & tea maker.

From in USD:

$9,000pp

SOLO WINDOW

Cabin has 2 windows, 2 lower berths, a private shower & toilet, and a desk & chair.

From in USD:

$14,110pp

TWIN PORTHOLE

This cabin has 2 portholes, 2 lower berths, a private shower & toilet, plus a desk & chair.

From in USD:

$7,700pp

SUPERIOR

2 windows (minimum), 1 double bed, 1 single (sofa) bed, private shower. toilet, desk & chair.

From in USD:

$10,000pp

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If you’re looking for an active, adventurous exploration of Svalbard that puts you right in the path of polar bears, this 10 day exploration on the basic yet adequately comfortable Ortelius is it!

Joy Martinello, Founder

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