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Jewels of the Russian Arctic: Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya

Days
16
Our saving
$300
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US $ 9,695
Cost/day $606
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Jewels of the Russian Arctic: Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya - Quark Expeditions
Jewels of the Russian Arctic: Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya - Quark Expeditions
Starts
Helsinki
+4 Destinations
Northwestern Russia
Ends
Helsinki
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Highlights

Start and end in Helsinki! With the polar tour Jewels of the Russian Arctic: Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya, you have a 16 day tour package taking you through Helsinki, Finland and 3 other destinations in Europe. Jewels of the Russian Arctic: Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya 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, Plane
Travel style
Polar, Boat, Arctic

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Helsinki, Finland
  2. Day 2: Embarkation in Murmansk, Russia
  3. Day 3-4: At Sea
  4. Day 5-7: Exploring Novaya Zemlya
  5. Day 8: At Sea
  6. Day 9-12: Exploring Franz Josef Land
  7. Day 13-14: At Sea
  8. Day 15: Disembarkation Murmansk and fly to Helsinki 
  9. Day 16: End Helsinki

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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
  • 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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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

Euro
Finland
руб
Ruble
Russia

Plugs & Adapters

Finland and Russia

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.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for Finland and Russia. Ideally 6 months before travel.
Typhoid
Recommended for Russia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Russia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Russia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Russia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Russia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for Russia. Ideally 1 month before travel.

Policies

Location
Start and end in Helsinki.
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 15 August 2019 the full payment of $9,695 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 $9695 for Jewels of the Russian Arctic: Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Quark Expeditions tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 5,318 km.
  • Helsinki (Finland)
  • 1,048 km
  • Murmansk (Russia)
  • 1,055 km
  • Novaya Zemlya (Russia)
  • 705 km
  • Franz Josef Land (Russia)
  • 1,461 km
  • Murmansk (Russia)
  • 1,048 km
  • Helsinki (Finland)

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