Sail with the ASP crossing the Arctic Circle to the land of the midnight sun aboard the 132 guest Silver Explorer. View polar bears in their natural habitat; look for antlered reindeer as you hike the tundra or walrus and seals or kayak around icebergs.
Silversea’s purpose-built Silver Explorer expedition ship has been designed specifically for navigating waters including both of earth’s polar regions. The Silver Explorer has a strengthened hull with a Lloyd’s Register ice-class.
Your Arctic Tour Includes:
- Charter airfare: Longyearbyen – Tromso
- 1-night accommodations in Tromso pre-cruise
- 10-night cruise aboard the Silver Explorer
- All meals on board the Explorer
- Complimentary Beverages throughout the ship
- In-suite Complimentary Beverages
- Complimentary Excursions
- Gratuities included in cruise fare
- Expedition binoculars
- Complimentary Parka
- Open-seating dining
- Silversea Expedition Leaders
- Optional: Special rates for air from selected gateways
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 • USA – Tromso, Norway
Today your flight will take you over the pole to Tromso, Norway where you will be transferred to your hotel for one night.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 • Tromso – Sail
Plenty of time to enjoy the sights of Tromso before your late afternoon sail.
Thursday, June 27, 2013 • At Sea
Meet your expedition leaders and fellow travelers as you explore the 132-guests Silver Explorer.
Friday, June 28, 2013 • Bear Island
You have an opportunity to take a zodiac with your expedition leader through a tunnel in the rocks to another bay for some very dramatic scenery.
Saturday, June 29 – Friday, July 5, 2013 • Explore Svalbard
Days will be spent viewing the wildlife, photographing the majestic ice and snouts of the glaciers at the end of the fjords as the Sun’s rays burn off the mist. The courageous ones might take a plunge in the frigid waters or bird watch as you cruise past jagged cliffs loaded with activity of the Kittywakes, Guillemots, Glaucous Gulls and the favored Puffins.
Saturday, July 6, 2013 • Longyearbyen, Norway – USA
Early arrival allows time to visit Longyearbyen before your charter flight back to Tromso.