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Journey to the North Pole

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ends on 31 Mar 2019
Days
14
Our saving
$900
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US $ 29,095
Cost/day $2078
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Journey to the North Pole - Quark Expeditions
Journey to the North Pole - Quark Expeditions
Starts
Helsinki
+3 Destinations
Northwestern Russia
Ends
Helsinki
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Highlights

Start and end in Helsinki! With the ocean cruise tour Journey to the North Pole, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Helsinki, Finland and 2 other destinations in Europe. Journey to the North Pole includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Stateroom / Suite
Max Group Size
128
Transportation
Ship
Travel style
Ocean Cruise, Adventure, Polar, 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

  • 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

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Helsinki, overnight in hotel.
  2. Day 2: Charter flight to Murmansk, Russia; board ship and embark.
  3. Day 3-6: Travel north in the Arctic Ocean, with the ship breaking through the formidable pack ice.
  4. Day 7: 90° North, with time to celebrate reaching the top of the world.
  5. Day 8: Travel south in the Arctic Ocean.
  6. Day 9-10: Visit Franz Josef Land; helicopters and zodiacs are used to transfer ashore for landings.
  7. Day 11-12: Southbound at Sea.
  8. Day 13: Disembark in Murmansk; charter flight to Helsinki, night in hotel.
  9. Day 14: End Helsinki.

Travel guide

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

Quark Expeditions Ship

  • 50 Years of Victory
    50 Years of Victory
    Some places on our planet are so out of reach that their very isolation has stirred generations of explorers into voyages of adventure an… Read more
    Built
    2007
    Built
    2007
    Guests
    128
    Guests
    128
    Crew
    140
    Crew
    140
    Length
    160m
    Length
    160m
    Width
    30m
    Width
    30m
    Cruising Speed
    21.4 knots in open water
    Cruising Speed
    21.4 knots in open water
    Draft
    11.08m
    Draft
    11.08m

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

Questions & Answers

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  • Richard17th December 2017
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Availability

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Journey to the North Pole

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  • Wednesday
    Jun 12, 2019
    from Helsinki
    14 Days
    Tuesday
    Jun 25, 2019
    to Helsinki
    8 seats left
    $900
    USD $29,095
  • Sunday
    Jun 23, 2019
    from Helsinki
    14 Days
    Saturday
    Jul 6, 2019
    to Helsinki
    8 seats left
    $900
    USD $29,095
  • Wednesday
    Jun 17, 2020
    from Helsinki
    14 Days
    Tuesday
    Jun 30, 2020
    to Helsinki
    8 seats left
    $930
    USD $30,065
  • Sunday
    Jun 28, 2020
    from Helsinki
    14 Days
    Saturday
    Jul 11, 2020
    to Helsinki
    8 seats left
    $930
    USD $30,065

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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 19 May 2019 the full payment of $29,095 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 $29095 for Journey to the North Pole, 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 5,019 km.
  • Helsinki (Finland)
  • 1,048 km
  • Murmansk (Russia)
  • 1,461 km
  • Franz Josef Land (Russia)
  • 1,461 km
  • Murmansk (Russia)
  • 1,048 km
  • Helsinki (Finland)

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