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9-night Circumnavigating Spitsbergen - In the Realm of the Polar Bear Voyage

Cruise Line:
Hurtigruten
Ship:
MS Fram
Destination:
Roundtrip Oslo
Departure Date:
6/19/2022
Length:
9
Offer ID:
1400828
from
$8823

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Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Land Tour: Oslo
Suggested Private Excursion
6/19/2022
6/19/2022

Oslo, Norway’s capital and largest city, is encircled by wooded hills and snowcapped peaks. The city displays a mixture of several architectural styles. A full range of activities includes art galleries, museums, restaurants, theaters and nightclubs. Other points of interest include Royal Palace; Frogner Park, known for its famous Vigeland sculptures; Holmenkollen, where international skiing events take place; imposing Åkershus Castle; and Bygdøy Peninsula, home to some of Oslo’s most important museums. Many attractions can be explored on foot. Oslo's City Hall ranks as the most distinctive part of Oslo’s waterfront. The art portrays the country's different historical and domestic phases. Munch Museum, which is dedicated to the life work of Norway’s famous painter, contains more than 5,000 drawings and paintings. National Gallery has the nation’s largest collection of Norwegian art and some of Munch’s best-known works. Åkershus Fortress & Castle, transformed into a Renaissance palace in the 17th century, houses Norway’s Resistance Museum.

Suggested Private Excursions

Oslo City Tour - 4 hours

Oslo Tour to Drøbak - 5 hours

Oslo Bicycle tour – 3 Hours

Oslo Explorer tour – 5 Hours

Oslo Holmenkollen tour – 6 Hours

Art Tour with visit of Vigeland Sculpture Park and National Theatre in Oslo with Rickshaw transfers – 4 hours

Land Tour: Longyearbyen
6/19/2022
6/19/2022

Known for its stark mountain peaks and spectacular glaciers, Longyearbyen was named for the American John Monroe Longyear, who established a mining operation here in 1906. In the summer season, many species of birds can be found nesting in the steep cliffs while the seaside harbors a number of marine animals from white whales, seals and walruses. In the small town, are museums, local shops and restaurants to explore at a leisurely pace.

Land Tour: Longyearbyen
6/20/2022
6/20/2022

Known for its stark mountain peaks and spectacular glaciers, Longyearbyen was named for the American John Monroe Longyear, who established a mining operation here in 1906. In the summer season, many species of birds can be found nesting in the steep cliffs while the seaside harbors a number of marine animals from white whales, seals and walruses. In the small town, are museums, local shops and restaurants to explore at a leisurely pace.

Cruise Starts (Embarkation)
6/20/2022
6/20/2022

No information currently available.

Longyearbyen
6/20/2022
6/20/2022

Known for its stark mountain peaks and spectacular glaciers, Longyearbyen was named for the American John Monroe Longyear, who established a mining operation here in 1906. In the summer season, many species of birds can be found nesting in the steep cliffs while the seaside harbors a number of marine animals from white whales, seals and walruses. In the small town, are museums, local shops and restaurants to explore at a leisurely pace.

Kongsfjord
6/21/2022
6/21/2022

No information currently available.

Ny-Alesund
6/22/2022
6/22/2022

A very small settlement in Spitsbergen, Norway, Ny-Alesund's population averages around a dozen. The town prides itself on being the northermost settlement in the world.

Hinlopen Strait
6/23/2022
6/23/2022

No information currently available.

Edgeoya
6/23/2022
6/23/2022

No information currently available.

Captain's Choice
6/24/2022
6/24/2022

No information currently available.

Captain's Choice
6/25/2022
6/25/2022

No information currently available.

Hornsund, Norway
6/26/2022
6/26/2022

The Hornsund area is situated within South Spitsbergen National Park, and is the southernmost fjord in Svalbard . Coastal plains are covered with very rich tundra vegetation. Mountain slopes and cliffs are breeding places for numerous sea birds in the summer such as little auk. Visitors will also see polar foxes and reindeer across the tundra, and Hornsund is the region where the most important movements of polar bears between western parts of Spitsbergen and Storfjorden take place throughout the year. Due to the unique and pristine richness of the marine fauna and flora in Hornsund, it was nominated as one of the 12 European Biodiversity Flagship Sites by the European Community.

Isfjorden
6/27/2022
6/27/2022

No information currently available.

Longyearbyen
6/28/2022
6/28/2022

Known for its stark mountain peaks and spectacular glaciers, Longyearbyen was named for the American John Monroe Longyear, who established a mining operation here in 1906. In the summer season, many species of birds can be found nesting in the steep cliffs while the seaside harbors a number of marine animals from white whales, seals and walruses. In the small town, are museums, local shops and restaurants to explore at a leisurely pace.

Land Tour: Air Travel
6/28/2022
6/28/2022

No information currently available.

Land Tour: Oslo
Suggested Private Excursion
6/28/2022
6/28/2022

Oslo, Norway’s capital and largest city, is encircled by wooded hills and snowcapped peaks. The city displays a mixture of several architectural styles. A full range of activities includes art galleries, museums, restaurants, theaters and nightclubs. Other points of interest include Royal Palace; Frogner Park, known for its famous Vigeland sculptures; Holmenkollen, where international skiing events take place; imposing Åkershus Castle; and Bygdøy Peninsula, home to some of Oslo’s most important museums. Many attractions can be explored on foot. Oslo's City Hall ranks as the most distinctive part of Oslo’s waterfront. The art portrays the country's different historical and domestic phases. Munch Museum, which is dedicated to the life work of Norway’s famous painter, contains more than 5,000 drawings and paintings. National Gallery has the nation’s largest collection of Norwegian art and some of Munch’s best-known works. Åkershus Fortress & Castle, transformed into a Renaissance palace in the 17th century, houses Norway’s Resistance Museum.

Suggested Private Excursions

Oslo City Tour - 4 hours

Oslo Tour to Drøbak - 5 hours

Oslo Bicycle tour – 3 Hours

Oslo Explorer tour – 5 Hours

Oslo Holmenkollen tour – 6 Hours

Art Tour with visit of Vigeland Sculpture Park and National Theatre in Oslo with Rickshaw transfers – 4 hours

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Departure Date:
6/19/2022
Number of Nights
9
Cruise Inclusions:

Included in Your Expedition

Transfer

  • Transfer from the ship to the airport in Longyearbyen after the expedition cruise

Flights

  • Flight in coach class from Longyearbyen to Oslo after the expedition cruise

Expedition Cruise

  • Expedition cruise in a cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner including beverages (house beer and wine, sodas, and mineral water) in restaurant Aune
  • À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm included for suite guests
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board. Be aware that we sail in remote areas with limited connection. Streaming is not supported.
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle to use at water refill stations on board
  • English-speakingExpedition Teamwho organize and accompany activities on board and ashore
  • Range of included excursions

Onboard Activities

  • Experts on the Expedition Team deliver in-depth lectures on a variety of topics
  • Use of the ship’s Science Center, which has an extensive library and advanced biological and geological microscopes
  • Citizen Science program allows guests to assist with currrent scientific research
  • Professional onboard photographer gives top tips and tricks for the best landscape and wildlife photos
  • Use of the ship’s hot tubs, sauna, indoor gym
  • Informal gatherings with the crew such as daily recaps and preparation for the day to come

Landing Activities

  • Escorted landings with small explorer boats
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and all equipment for activities
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition photographers help with your camera settings before landings
Remarks:

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy, valid for North American residents only and are subject to availability and change without notice and voyage only. The ship departure date determines the price of your voyage. Not all cabin grades ar

All prices per person and in USD unless otherwise stated.

Offer ID:
1400828

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Company Info

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Chicago, IL 60626
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