13
Nights
09 Jul
2017
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Day 1 - Sun 09 Jul 2017
Helsinki, Finland
Helsinki is the centre of Finnish commerce and culture, as well as the nation's capital. The skyline features a dramatic blend of classical architecture and clean modernism, with Russian and Swedish influences throughout. Much more than, simply, the nation where saunas... Read More

Cruise Details

What's included:

  • Shipboard accommodation
  • All Meals and snacks on board
  • Select drinks with meals
  • Gymnasium where available
  • Onboard entertainment
  • Lectures
  • Daily programmed shore excursions and activities
  • Zodiac transfers and cruising
  • Official Quark parka to keep
  • Use of waterproof expedition boots for the duration of your trip
  • Tea, coffee and cocoa at all times
  • A complimentary selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Port Charges and miscellaneous service taxes

What's not included:

  • Optional Adventure activities
  • Any other beverages
  • Port or airport parking
  • Air transportation (unless stated)
  • Transfers (unless stated)
  • Medical Services
  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance (emergency medical coverage is required)
  • Ship to Shore Telephone Calls
  • Passport and visa costs
  • Government arrival and departure taxes
  • Laundry Services
  • Personal expenses and purchases
  • Gratuities
  • Single Supplement where applicable (unless stated)
  • Internet Access
  • Spa treatments where available
  • Pre- and post- land arrangements (unless stated)

Book With Confidence

  • Fully ABTA and ATOL Protected
  • Complete Financial Protection
  • Quality Cruise holidays at Exceptional Prices

Itinerary

Day Date Port Arrive Depart
1
09 Jul 2017
    Helsinki, Finland
Your adventure begins with a one-night stay in Helsinki, Finland’s capital.
2
10 Jul 2017
  12:00am Embarkation Day In Murmansk
From Helsinki, your charter flight will take you to Murmansk, Russia, where you’ll embark on your voyage to the North Pole and get acquainted with 50 Years of Victory, the world’s largest and most powerful icebreaker.
3
11 Jul 2017
At Sea
4
12 Jul 2017
At Sea
5
13 Jul 2017
At Sea
6
14 Jul 2017
At Sea
7
15 Jul 2017
  12:00am 90° North
All the anticipation of the prior days reaches a climax as you reach the North Pole! Many travelers find themselves overcome with emotion, while others are in a festive and celebratory mood. Take photos, wave a flag, enjoy your moment! Later, everyone enjoys a champagne toast and a BBQ on the ice. Take a Polar Plunge into the icy waters marking the North pole. Add an exclamation to your success by rising high in a hot air balloon to commemorate this great moment (weather dependent).
8
16 Jul 2017
At Sea
9
17 Jul 2017
  12:00am Franz Josef Land
This group of 191 islands forms the most northerly archipelago in Eurasia, and lies entirely within the Arctic Circle. Here you’ll explore Cape Flora, and discover historic remains from three ill-fated Arctic expeditions. When conditions permit, Zodiac trips beneath towering cliffs will explore remote seabird rookeries. Onboard helicopters again provide aerial sightseeing and our Zodiacs transfer you to seldom visited landing sites.
10
18 Jul 2017
  12:00am Franz Josef Land
11
19 Jul 2017
At Sea
12
20 Jul 2017
At Sea
13
21 Jul 2017
  12:00am Disembarkation Day In Murmansk
Returning to Russia’s most northerly city, it will be time to bid farewell to your ship, 50 Years of Victory. You’ll be transferred to the airport for your charter flight to Helsinki, Finland to enjoy one final night with your newfound friends.
14
22 Jul 2017
  12:00am Helsinki, Finland
Your adventure begins with a one-night stay in Helsinki, Finland’s capital.