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 US$50,000. ExpeditionTrips strongly recommends at least $100,000 Emergency Medical/Evacuation coverage for Antarctic 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 and departure transfers (regardless of days of arrival and departure); fully guided sightseeing as noted in the itinerary (including park and entrance fees); local bottled water during sightseeing; select beverages with group meals; handling of two pieces of baggage per person for international flights (other conditions/restrictions may apply for internal routes); complimentary wireless Internet access (where available on land; excluded on cruises); hotel taxes; and gratuities throughout.
International airfare; charter flight from Oslo to Longyearbyen ($395 per person, subject to change); passport or visa expenses; laundry; meals, beverages or sightseeing not included in itinerary; premium wines, liquors and champagnes; communication charges and optional activities; all items of a personal nature; travel insurance; excess baggage charges; airport departure tax; fuel surcharge may apply.