An extended expedition encompasing Spitsbergen, the Seven Islands, Nordaustlandet, and smaller outlying islands.
The spectacular Svalbard Archipelago is a captivating land of peaks and glaciers. This itinerary is the most comprehensive voyage in Spitsbergen available - no other trip anywhere gives as much time in this intoxicating land of ice and tundra. Combining a great variety flora and fauna with stunning remote landscapes, Spitsbergen is a must for wilderness and wildlife enthusiasts. Situated high above the Arctic Circle, with 24 hours of daylight, the chance of outstanding wildlife sightings is greatly increased. Wildlife is worked for in Spitsbergen; binoculars and scopes are permanently trained on the ice and glaciers searching for bears, walrus, foxes and birdlife. It is also worth remembering that a voyage to Spitsbergen is not just about the wildlife; the archipelago also offers excellent trekking, outstanding ice formations and usually very calm seas.