Explore the land of the midnight sun and discover the pristine, unobstructed scenery of the Arctic.
The Arctic is the planet’s northernmost territory and is a polar region. Unlike the South Pole, that lies on a land mass, the North Pole is situated in the middle of the Arctic Ocean amidst constantly shifting ice floes, and as such is a destination that only few researchers are privileged to visit. Instead, cruises around the Arctic will take you to spectacularly beautiful destinations in:
A cruise in the Land of the Midnight Sun will be unlike anything you have ever experienced – an endless day lends life an utterly relaxed pace and is liberating. Combine this with the beautiful scenery around you and there is a recipe for a magical holiday.
The Arctic region is also home to a staggering variety of flora and fauna. A lot of the species can be spotted from the decks of your ice-breaker vessel or whilst on a shore excursion:
Other shore excursions will see you:
In short – prepare yourself for an exhilarating time!
Going on an expedition cruise to the Arctic is no joke, the ship must be designed specifically for the weather conditions of the region and should, ideally, have its hull hardened in order to break the polar ice.
There is a number of great cruise lines that will take on such an adventure of lifetime:
The months between June and September are perfect for an Arctic cruise holiday:
The Arctic Ocean is one of the most exciting cruising routes in the world. Spectacular scenery, wildlife and the chance to experience amazing activities such husky sledding. P&O International and Holland America Line both have round the year voyages to the Arctic that are extremely popular and regularly on offer with discounted rates.