Read this itinerary as a guide only; the exact route and program varies according to ice and weather conditions - and the wildlife you encounter. Flexibility is the key to the success of this expedition.
Mandatory Travel Insurance:
As a requirement of participation on this expedition, all passengers must purchase emergency evacuation/repatriation insurance at a minimum coverage of $50,000. ExpeditionTrips strongly recommends at least $100,000 Emergency Medical/Evacuation coverage for trips which includes coverage for cancellation, trip disruption, baggage and personal property. ExpeditionTrips can assist you with this.
One night pre-cruise accommodation in Oslo, Norway; accommodation and meals on the ship; arrival transfer to the starting hotel; transfer to the airport on the day of debarkation; fully guided sightseeing as noted in the itinerary including park and entrance fees; complimentary standard bar drinks, beer, house wine, soft drinks, coffee, juices and bottled water (excluding premium wines, spirits and Champagnes) while on board; porterage of 2 pieces of baggage per person; hotel taxes; cabin categories 6-8 include butler service; parka and backpack; and gratuities for the ship’s crew and Expedition Staff. Subject to change without notice.
International airfare; charter flight from Oslo to Longyearbyen; passport and visa expenses; laundry; premium wines, liquors and champagnes; communication charges and internet access; all items of a personal nature; travel insurance; excess baggage charges; airport departure tax; fuel surcharge may apply.