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Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen

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Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen - Quark Expeditions
Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen - Quark Expeditions
Starts
Aberdeen
Destinations
+4
Ends
Longyearbyen
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Highlights

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.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
132
Transportation
Ship
Travel style
Polar, Adventure, Arctic
  • Alison Lomax's review about another Quark Expeditions tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 moment of... Read more

  • David Ord's review about another Quark Expeditions tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    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... Read more

  • Matt Mckean's review about another Quark Expeditions tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    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, i... Read more

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Itinerary

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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. Day 4-5: Exploring the Faroe Islands
  5. Day 6-7: At Sea
  6. Day 8-9: Exploring Jan Mayen
  7. Day 10: At Sea
  8. Day 11-13: Explore Spitsbergen
  9. Day 14: Disembark in Longyearbyen

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

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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About the countries

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Currencies

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

Plugs & Adapters

ScotlandFaroe Islands, Norway and SvalbardFaroe Islands

Visa

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Vaccinations

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.

Policies

Location
Aberdeen is the starting point and Longyearbyen is the endpoint.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Quark Expeditions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 August 2019 the full payment of $4,795 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $4795 for Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable.
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The following cards are accepted for Quark Expeditions tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 2,793 km.
  • Aberdeen (Scotland)
  • 267 km
  • Fair Isle (Scotland)
  • 371 km
  • Faer (Faroe Islands)
  • 1,030 km
  • Jan Mayen Island (Norway)
  • 1,083 km
  • Spitsbergen (Norway)
  • 43 km
  • Longyearbyen (Svalbard)

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