Franz Josef Adventure

18 Days
Tromso to Tromso
From (AUD)
$ 29,750
$ 26,995
Dates & Pricing

2022 Tromso > Tromso

Arctic archipelagos

Venture where only the most intrepid explorers have gone before, on a thrilling voyage to the Russian High Arctic and Novaya Zemlya, where isolated isles and ice-fringed waters harbour dazzling wildlife and intriguing histories.
Experience exploration in its purest form aboard the Scenic Eclipse, charting a course from the fjord-laced coast of northern Norway to the historic port of Murmansk, Russia, to remote Arctic archipelagos including Franz Josef Land. Seek out thriving wildlife – including Polar bears, whales, walruses, and seabird colonies – and experience a pristine wilderness reached by few visitors.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
401N
Duration:
18 days
Departure City:
Tromso
Return City:
Tromso

Selected Itinerary

18 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Tromsø, Norway

    Toast the beginning of your voyage on board Scenic Eclipse.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Murmansk, Russian Federation

    We enter Murmansk in Russia for clearance and formalities before crossing the Barents Sea to begin our adventures in Franz Josef Land.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Franz Joseph Land

    This remote group of 191 islands, many ice covered, forms the most northerly archipelago in Eurasia and lies entirely within the Arctic Circle.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Franz Joseph Land

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Franz Joseph Land

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Franz Joseph Land

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Franz Joseph Land

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Franz Joseph Land

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Nova Zemlya

    The largest of the Eurasian Arctic archipelagos, the rarely visited Novaya Zemlya (‘New Land’) is the third-largest wilderness area in Europe. This seemingly long, thin island actually consists of two main islands, Severny (Northern) and Yuzhny (Southern), separated by the imposing Matochkin Strait.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Nova Zemlya

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Nova Zemlya

    Nova Zemlya

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - At sea

    A day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Murmansk

    Back in Murmansk, we may have a chance to discover the city while the ship goes through clearance procedures.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Vardø, Norway

    Vardø is Norway’s northeasternmost city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Skarsvåg

    The village lies along the northern coast of the island of Magerøya.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Tromsø

    Farewell your adventure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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