9-night Intro to Spitsbergen – Fjords, Glaciers, and Wildlife of Svalbard Expedition

Cruise Line:
Quark Expeditions
Ship:
Ultramarine
Destination:
Roundtrip Oslo
Departure Date:
5/8/2021
Length:
9
Offer ID:
1382558
from
$6745

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Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Land Tour: Oslo
Suggested Private Excursion
5/8/2021
5/8/2021

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

Tour to Drøbak - 5 hours

Oslo Bicycle tour – 3 Hours

Oslo Explorer tour – 5 Hours

Oslo Holmenkollen tour – 6 Hours

Land Tour: Oslo
Suggested Private Excursion
5/9/2021
5/9/2021

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

Tour to Drøbak - 5 hours

Oslo Bicycle tour – 3 Hours

Oslo Explorer tour – 5 Hours

Oslo Holmenkollen tour – 6 Hours

Land Tour: Air Travel
5/9/2021
5/9/2021

No information currently available.

Cruise Starts (Embarkation)
5/9/2021
5/9/2021

No information currently available.

Longyearbyen
5/9/2021
5/9/2021

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.

14th of July Glacier
5/10/2021
5/10/2021

No information currently available.

Smeerenburg
5/11/2021
5/11/2021

No information currently available.

Alkefjellet
5/12/2021
5/12/2021

No information currently available.

Hinlopen Strait
5/13/2021
5/13/2021

No information currently available.

Spitsbergen
5/14/2021
5/14/2021

Spitsbergen is located in the largest Island of the archipelago of Svalbard in Norway. The economy on the island thrives in three main industries, which are coal mining, tourism and research. It has an arctic weather with beautiful icebergs to be discovered through the island including the famous ice cap, Austfonna.

Spitsbergen
5/15/2021
5/15/2021

Spitsbergen is located in the largest Island of the archipelago of Svalbard in Norway. The economy on the island thrives in three main industries, which are coal mining, tourism and research. It has an arctic weather with beautiful icebergs to be discovered through the island including the famous ice cap, Austfonna.

Spitsbergen
5/16/2021
5/16/2021

Spitsbergen is located in the largest Island of the archipelago of Svalbard in Norway. The economy on the island thrives in three main industries, which are coal mining, tourism and research. It has an arctic weather with beautiful icebergs to be discovered through the island including the famous ice cap, Austfonna.

Longyearbyen
5/17/2021
5/17/2021

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
5/17/2021
5/17/2021

No information currently available.

Land Tour: Oslo
Suggested Private Excursion
5/17/2021
5/17/2021

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

Tour to Drøbak - 5 hours

Oslo Bicycle tour – 3 Hours

Oslo Explorer tour – 5 Hours

Oslo Holmenkollen tour – 6 Hours

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

Departure Date:
5/8/2021
Number of Nights
9
Cruise Inclusions:
  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • All meals, snacks, soft drinks and juices on board
  • Beer and wine during dinner
  • All shore landings per the daily program
  • Leadership throughout the voyage by our experienced Expedition Leader
  • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program
  • Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team and special guests as scheduled
  • Photographic journal documenting the expedition
  • Waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore landings
  • Official Quark Expeditions® parka to keep
  • Coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle
  • Hair dryer and bathrobe in every cabin
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program
  • All luggage handling aboard the ship
  • Emergency evacuation insurance to a maximum benefit of US$500,000 per person
  • Transfers between Longyearbyen town center and port on embarkation and disembarkation day
Available Addons:
Optional airfare; pre-/post-cruise hotel
Remarks:

All fares are per person, based on double occupancy (unless otherwise noted) and quoted in US dollars (US$). Rates for expeditions, flights, as well as optional pre-expedition and post-expedition extensions are based on tariffs and exchange rates in ef

All prices per person and in USD unless otherwise stated.

Offer ID:
1382558

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