Marine: Norwegian Fjords and Polar Bears of Spitsbergen (XVBLNX)

Countries Visited: Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Trip Style: Marine - Small-ship adventures on the world's great seas and rivers The poles of the Earth, the wonders of the Galapagos, the mysteries of the Amazon, out-of-the-way Greek Islands and other great places are best (and sometimes only) accessed by boat. Marine trips get you there aboard small ships, exclusive yachts and catamarans.
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Trip Style: Marine - Small-ship adventures on the world's great seas and rivers The poles of the Earth, the wonders of the Galapagos, the mysteries of the Amazon, out-of-the-way Greek Islands and other great places are best (and sometimes only) accessed by boat. Marine trips get you there aboard small ships, exclusive yachts and catamarans.
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 134 aboard the G Expedition.
Meals Included: 14 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 15 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible

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Description
Set sail from Bergen - the gateway to Norways fjords - to the remote shores of Svalbard on this dazzling 15-day odyssey across the Norwegian Sea. Walk across the glaciers that carved the stunning landscapes, explore subarctic islands by Zodiac in search of polar bears, walk through history at UNESCO-protected historical sites, and much more. Don't merely pine for the fjords; find them.

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Tour Operator
G Adventures
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2017
Duration
15 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1BergenDay 1 Bergen (1D)
The G Expedition departs in the late afternoon, sailing towards Flam. Included Activities: Arrival Day
Day 2FlamDay 2 Bergen/Flam (1B, 1L, 1D)
Hop on the Flam Railway, travelling through valleys and mountain passes to reach the scenic fjord of the Flam district. Included Activities: Flamsbana Railway Transport: G Expedition
Day 3OldenDay 3 Flam/Olden (1B, 1L, 1D)
Cross the famous North Sea - through one of the largest offshore oil fields in the world. Depending on time and weather, stop in Olden for a short bus ride to the Birksdal area and a walk to a glacier. Included Activities: Glacier Walk Transport: G Expedition
Day 4GeirangerDay 4 Olden/Geiranger (1B, 1L, 1D)
Sail deep into one of Norways most beautiful, and most visited, fjords. Enjoy soaking in the views at this UNESCO World Heritage site. Included Activities: Geirangerfjord Visit Transport: G Expedition
Day 5TorghattenDay 5 Geiranger/Torghatten (1B, 1L, 1D)
Continue on to Trondheim. Choose between taking an afternoon hike to the Sverresborg Folk Museum, or enjoy a city tour including the Folk Museum and the elaborate Nidaros Cathedral, built between 1070 and 1300. Included Activities: Trondheim Visit Transport: G Expedition G Expedition
Day 6SvartisenDay 6 Torghatten/Svartisen (1B, 1L, 1D)
The mountain scenery and coastline offer breathtaking views. The goal is to visit Torghatten, one of the most bizarre rock formations in Norway and a significant local landmark. Included Activities: Zodiac Excursion Vega Island Visit Transport: G Expedition G Expedition
Day 7LofotenDay 7 Svartisen/Lofoten (1B, 1L, 1D)
Visit Svartisen and Vikingen, for beautiful glaciers and a globe sculpture which marks Vikingen as a point directly on the Arctic Circle. After, continue to Sanna, a remote island that offers great walking opportunities and a chance to see some sea eagles. Included Activities: Svartisen Land Excursion Vikingen Visit Sanna Island Visit Transport: G Expedition
Day 8LofotenDay 8 Lofoten (1B, 1L, 1D)
The Lofoten archipelago is an enchanting area of picturesque villages by the sea backed with jagged peaks. Go ashore to the island of A, where cod fishing is still a major part of the economy. In the evening, stay on deck as you cruise into one of Norways most famous fjords, the short yet dramatic Trollfjord. Search the cliffs on your continuing quest to spot trolls. Included Activities: A Island Visit Transport: G Expedition
Day 9LofotenDay 9 Lofoten (1B, 1L, 1D)
Continue exploring the beautiful Lofoten Islands, spending time on Andenes Island, a spectacular location for spotting marine wildlife.
Day 10TromsoDay 10 Lofoten/Tromso (1B, 1L, 1D)
Tromso, the capital of northern Norway, is known as the "Gateway to the Arctic" as it was the embarkation point for many Arctic expeditions. Spend the day learning about the history of past expeditions and exploring Norways largest northern city. Included Activities: Tromso Guided Tour Transport: G Expedition
Day 11HornsundDay 11 Tromso/Hornsund (1B, 1L, 1D)
Sail past Bear Island. Weather permitting, there may be an opportunity to explore mist-shrouded Bjornoya by Zodiac - the weather is temperamental, so this is a 50/50 chance. Bear island even from afar has spectacular views, thousands of species of birds like fulmars, kittiwakes, guillemots and gulls. Included Activities: Arctic Lectures and Educational Programs Transport: G Expedition
Day 12HornsundDay 12 Hornsund (1B, 1L, 1D)
Our flexible itinerary and experience here allow us to take the best advantage of ice and weather conditions. Each season we attempt to discover new landing sites to explore to enhance your expedition experience. Shore walks and Zodiac adventures bring us up close to mystical landscapes, icebergs, and wildlife. Included Activities: Hornsund Shore Walks and Zodiac Adventures
Day 13BellsundDay 13 Hornsund/Bellsund (1B, 1L, 1D)
Soak in the sights and sounds of Svalbard. Glaciers, nesting birds, sea mammals like walruses and whales plus land mammals like polar bears, the arctic fox and reindeer all call this region home. Transport: G Expedition
Day 14LongyearbyenDay 14 Bellsund/Longyearbyen (1B, 1L, 1D)
Continue exploring the icy wonderland of Svalbard. Transport: G Expedition G Expedition
Day 15LongyearbyenDay 15 Longyearbyen (1B, 1L, 1D)
Transfers to Longyearbyen Airport will be offered to all passengers with flights scheduled after disembarkation. Additional Notes: After disembarkation at approximately 8:00am, you will be transferred to either the airport or the Radisson Blu Polar hotel, depending on the time of your flight. Those transferred to the hotel will have an opportunity to explore the town centre on their own, and then be transferred to the airport later in the day as per flight schedules. Transfer times will be confirmed, and communicated onboard prior to departure. Luggage storage at the Raddison Blu Polar hotel will be available until time of departure. We are pleased to offer an early morning disembarkation and transfer to the airport for those passengers with flights departing Longyearbyen around 2:30am (dependent on airline schedules). Included Activities: Departure Day Transport: Private Vehicle
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