This Arctic adventure cruise explores a part of the world that has been off-limits to visitors throughout much of its history. Franz Josef Land, the Russian archipelago of almost 200 rugged arctic islands, is today part of the Russian Arctic National Park and home to a large variety of arctic birds as well as walrus, harp seals, bearded seals, polar bears and Greenland whales.
Our 15 day voyage aboard the comfortable expedition ship M/V Sea Spirit sets sail from Longyearbyen, the Arctic adventure capital of the Norweigen territory of Svalbarb. We sail north through the Barents Sea, beyond the Arctic Circle and into the 6000 square miles of Franz Josef Land. Walk in the footsteps of famous polar explorers on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
Because permits to enter this region are not issued regularly, this could indeed be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit this area of the world.