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Realm of the Polar Bear - Expedition - Explore!
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8 days

Realm of the Polar Bear - Expedition

Start and end in Longyearbyen
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
134
Age range:
14 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
31834
Private available:
From
US $4,140
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Good reasons for travelling privately:

  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

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  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

Itinerary

Start and end in Longyearbyen! With the Polar Bear tour Realm of the Polar Bear - Expedition, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Longyearbyen, Svalbard and 5 other destinations in Svalbard. Realm of the Polar Bear - Expedition includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join trip in Longyearbyen
  2. Day 2: Around Spitsbergen
  3. Day 3: Around Spitsbergen
  4. Day 4: Around Spitsbergen
  5. Day 5: Around Spitsbergen
  6. Day 6: Around Spitsbergen
  7. Day 7: Around Spitsbergen
  8. Day 8: Trip ends in Longyearbyen
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What's Included

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

Explore! Ship

  • MS Expedition
    MS Expedition
    MS Expedition was built as a cRo-Pax vessel (ar and passenger ferry) in 1972 under the name "MS Kattegat" for the company Jydsk… Read more
    Built
    1972 (refurbished in 2009)
    Guests
    134
    Crew
    69
    Length
    105 m / 344 ft
    Staterooms
    67
    Gross Tonnage
    6334 gt
    Beam
    19 m / 62 ft
    Cruising Speed
    15 kn / 28 kph / 17 mph

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Food
    Excellent
    5.0
  • 4.5
  • B
    · July 29th, 2019
    Realm of the Polar Bear in depth was awesome, the expedition staff and G Expedition crew were so enthusiastic, knowledgeable and kind and made the trip special for everyone.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review. Glad you had a great trip!
    Trip date: July 2019
  • B
    · July 27th, 2019
    Just go for it - always chance that the wildlife will be 'hiding' but if it appears then the tour is stunning. The ship and its crew were fabulous, providing a varied programme of expeditions and activities that genuinely stimulated interest.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review. Glad you had a great trip!
    Trip date: July 2019

Dates & Availability

8 days
Realm of the Polar Bear - Expedition
From Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen
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  • Upcoming departures
  • June 2021
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Upcoming departures
  • Saturday
    12 Jun, 2021
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    Saturday
    19 Jun, 2021
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  • Saturday
    19 Jun, 2021
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    26 Jun, 2021
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    6 Jul, 2021
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    13 Jul, 2021
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    23 Jul, 2021
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    Friday
    30 Jul, 2021
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    12 Jun, 2022
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    Sunday
    19 Jun, 2022
    Almost Sold Out
    $4,140
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  • Sunday
    19 Jun, 2022
    English
    Sunday
    26 Jun, 2022
    Almost Sold Out
    $4,140
    0% Interest Instalments
  • Wednesday
    6 Jul, 2022
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    Wednesday
    13 Jul, 2022
    Almost Sold Out
    $4,430
    0% Interest Instalments
  • Saturday
    23 Jul, 2022
    English
    Saturday
    30 Jul, 2022
    Almost Sold Out
    $4,430
    0% Interest Instalments

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Good to Know

  • Currency
    kr
    Norwegian Krone
    Svalbard
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

    Type C
    Svalbard
    Type E
    Svalbard
    Type F
    Svalbard
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • 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.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before June 18th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 18th, 2021, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Explore!. 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 65 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Explore! will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    • The following cards are accepted for "Explore!" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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