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Introduction to Spitsbergen: Polar Bear Safari

9 days

Знакомство со Шпицбергеном

Этот круиз — возможность познакомиться со всеми главными особенностями Шпицбергена, начиная от белых медведей и моржей, и заканчивая зрелищными пейзажами.На борту роскошного Sea Spirit вас ждут ежедневные презентации нашей команды Expedition Team, а также ежедневные обзорные экскурсии на берег.Гуляйте, изучайте и получайте удовольствие от Арктики во время визита на Шпицберген.

Day-by-Day Expedition in Brief

  • Unique Arctic wildlife – polar bears, walrus, reindeer
  • Continuous daylight
  • Tundra hiking
  • Zodiac cruising
  • Optional kayak adventure on selected expeditions

Day 1 — Embarkation Day in Longyearbyen, Norway

Your Spitsbergen adventure cruise begins when you board your ship in Longyearbyen, the island’s largest settlement.

Days 2 to 8 — Exploring Spitsbergen

You’ll cruise around this magical island on a constant search for wildlife. Your expedition will cover western Spitsbergen as well as stunning fjords and outlying islands to the north. From polar flora to immense glaciers, the natural landscape here is just as varied as the wildlife.

Day 9 — Depart Longyearbyen

The time to say goodbye has come. Your adventure ends as it began, in the frontier-style settlement of Longyearbyen. From here, we’ll transfer you to the airport for your flight home.
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Adventure Options Add an Extra Rush of Adrenaline to Your Expedition

Every Quark Arctic voyage includes great daily outdoor activities including Zodiac cruises, hiking and some also offer snowshoeing. We also offer kayaking on most of our voyages; a great way to experience the beauty of the Arctic in a more personal way. Contact a Quark Polar Travel Adviser to learn more about adventure options, including physical requirements.

Каякинг в Арктике

$595 с человека

Каякинг в Арктике — пожалуй, один из самых близких и вдохновляющих способов исследовать неровные контуры побережья и тихие заливы этого края.Каякинг в полярных регионах очень зависит от погодных условий, но мы гарантируем по меньшей мере одну возможность для него за время вашего круиза. Но ваши гиды по каяку во время путешествия будут информировать вас о каждом подходящем моменте для каякинга.

В большинстве арктических круизов каякинг рассчитан на тех, кто уже имеет определенный опыт; количество мест ограничено.Quark предоставляет все оборудование, гидов и инструктаж.Для получения дополнительной информации, пожалуйста, свяжитесь со своим Консультантом Quark по полярным путешествиям.

Pre- and Post-Trip Options

From the charming city of Reykjavik, to the therapeutic waters of the Blue lagoon, and the bubbling hot springs of Thingveller National Park, you will be mesmerized by the unique beauty and striking geography of this Nordic island. Iceland offers adventures for every activity and skill level – ask about the other options available to enjoy the fresh air and explore the dramatic landscape.

Expedition Facts

The Walrus

The largest pinniped in the Arctic, the walrus has a curious scientific name. Odobenus rosmarus means ‘tooth-walking sea horse’. In case you were wondering, no the walrus does not walk on its tusks nor is it related to any horses.

Committed to Environmentally Responsible Tourism

Quark Expeditions is profoundly committed to environmentally responsible tourism. We do everything we can to lighten our ecological footprint by working to reduce and minimize our carbon emissions. In addition to raising funds for the protection of polar environments and wildlife, Quark is an avid participant in Clean-up Svalbard, where we engage our guests in the program to clean up the beach debris on Spitsbergen trips.

Is there a Doctor in the house?

What happens if I get sick on board? All our vessels have a clinic and carry an English speaking doctor. Should you fall ill, the doctor will refer to the medical forms that you completed and returned to us, therefore it is vital that the information you provide is complete and accurate.