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Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen - Quark Expeditions
14 days

Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen

From Aberdeen to Longyearbyen
Tour Operator:
Quark Expeditions
Max group size:
132
Age range:
18 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
146036
From
US $4,995 / person
Free 24 hour cancellation
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Itinerary

Start in Aberdeen and end in Longyearbyen! With the polar tour Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Aberdeen, Scotland and 5 other destinations in Europe. Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Embark in Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  2. Day 2: Embarkation Day
  3. Day 3: Exploring Fair Isle
  4. Days 4-5: Exploring the Faroe Islands
  5. Days 6-7: At Sea
  6. Days 8-9: Exploring Jan Mayen
  7. Day 10: At Sea
  8. Days 11-13: Explore Spitsbergen
  9. Day 14: Disembark in Longyearbyen
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Berth / Cabin

Quark Expeditions Ship

  • Ocean Adventurer
    Ocean Adventurer
    As of June 2017, Quark Expeditions’ much beloved polar expedition ship the “Sea Adventurer” will be undergoing a multi-… Read more
    Built
    1976 (refurbished in 1999 and 2002)
    Guests
    132
    Crew
    84
    Length
    101.1m
    Width
    16.2m
    Suites
    57
    Cruising Speed
    12 knots
    Draft
    4.5m

Reviews About This Operator

  • Alison
    August 16, 2013
    A fanatstic trip. The expedition staff were without exception, excellent. We sailed North into the pack ice and were rewarded with stunning scenery, many polar bear sightings and awesome glaciers.<br /><br /><strong>What was the most inspirational... Show more
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  • David
    August 14, 2013
    We joined this trip because we wanted to see a Polar Bear in the wild. We weren't disappointed - multiple bears on multiple occasions. The trip offered much more than that of course, everything else being a bonus.<br /><br /><strong>What was the most... Show more
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  • Matt
    August 07, 2013
    My polar addiction started back in 2009 when i headed out to the Arctic with Paul, Ian Stirling and the elite of polar ships the Vavilov. We had incredible weather but lacked Bear sightings.. After exploring Georgia and Antarctica some 18 months later,... Show more
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Availability

14 days
Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen
From Aberdeen to Longyearbyen
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  • April 2020
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Good to Know

  • About the countries

    Currencies

    £
    Pound sterling
    Scotland
    kr
    Krone
    Faroe Islands , Norway and Svalbard

    Plugs & Adapters

    ScotlandFaroe Islands, Norway and SvalbardFaroe Islands

    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccines

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Norway. Ideally 6 months before travel.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before 21 June 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 21 June 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Quark Expeditions. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 121 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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