Siberia's eastern coastline is undoubtedly one of the most remote and least visited regions of the globe. It is home to several groups of indigenous people, including the Itelmen, Koryak, Even and Chukchi. Fur trappers and sealers plundered the regions natural resources in the name of the Tsar in th...
The Chukotka region is one of 85 regions which make up the Russian Federation, officially known as the Chukotka Autonomous District, it was the last part of Siberia to be ‘conquered' or ‘subdued' by the Cossack invaders from the west. The indigenous people of this region include Chukchi, Inuit, Even...
Wrangel Island: Across the Top of the World (Spirit of Enderby)15 days
from$ 13989 AUD
Departs from 2020-08-03
Spirit of Enderby
City Anadyr to Anadyr
This unique expedition crosses the Arctic Circle and includes the isolated and pristine Wrangel and Herald Islands and a significant section of the wild North Eastern Siberian coastline. It is a journey only made possible in recent years by the thawing in the politics of the region and the retreat o...
Rarely visited today yet significant in the history of polar exploration, Franz Josef Land is worthy of its legendary reputation.
This extraordinary expedition to Franz Josef Land is as unique and authentic as the place itself. Starting in Longyearbyen in the Norwegian territory of Svalbard, we c...
Experience a rare chance to explore wondrous islands on our Franz Josef Land voyage.
Cross the Barents Sea to a world few have seen. Enter the Russian Arctic National Park and watch for polar bears, whales, walruses and seals. Enjoy long tundra walks and geological oddities. Get up close to spect...
Jewels of the Russian Arctic: Franz Josef Land & Novaya Zemlya16 days
from$ 14700 AUD
Departs from 2020-07-09
City Helsinki to Helsinki
Follow in the footsteps of early arctic explorers on the Jewels of the Russian Arctic: Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya expedition, voyaging to two of the most isolated, icy archipelagoes in the Russian High Arctic. From the mountains of Novaya Zemlya to the wildlife sanctuary of Franz Josef Land,...
Magnificent Volcanoes of the Aleutian Islands13 days
from$ 15140 AUD
Departs from 2020-07-10
City Petropavlovsk-Kamtchatski to Juneau
Join a fabulous sea journey between Russia and Alaska, along the Pacific Ring of Fire. Board Le Soléal for a unique 13-day expedition cruise and prepare to be captivated by the beauty of the Aleutian Islands.
This elongated archipelago that marks the boundary between the Pacific Ocean and the B...
In partnership with National Geographic Expeditions.
Set sail with PONANT for a 15-day expedition cruise in the Russian Far East aboard Le Soléal. Discover the highlights of the Bering Sea, and fall under the spell of this unique unspoiled and little-visited region, home to rich wildlife on land...
High Arctic Odyssey: Remote Russian Archipelagos22 days
from$ 22200 AUD
Departs from 2020-07-22
City Helsinki to Helsinki
Explore the most enigmatic and extreme regions of the Russian High Arctic with our epic High Arctic Odyssey: Remote Russian Archipelagos voyage. In the spirit of a true arctic explorer, you’ll discover breathtaking ice-draped coastlines that are rarely visited by even the most intrepid adventurers....
The allure of the mysterious Northeast Passage has captivated adventurers for centuries. Its Russian-controlled waters are steeped in history and mystery, while abundant wildlife is found along its remote shores. Only a handful of passenger vessels have ever completed a transit of this waterway, but...
With PONANT, sail from Norway to Alaska via the Northeast Passage, the legendary maritime route that is covered by ice for much of the year. Aboard L’Austral, you will navigate the Arctic seas, meandering between the Siberian archipelagos: a voyage in search of little-known lands, rich in countless...
“Unique” and “one-of-a-kind” are words bandied about in the cruise industry, but rarely do the voyages or the ships they’re associated with live up to these superlatives.
Here’s one that does: a North Pole expedition aboard 50 Years of Victory, a nuclear-powered icebreaker that takes you to a spo...
Franz Josef Land and the Kara Sea (NG Endurance)23 days
from$ 33350 AUD
Departs from 2021-06-29
National Geographic Endurance
City Oslo to Oslo
Venture where only the most intrepid explorers have gone before, on a thrilling voyage to the Russian High Arctic and the Kara Sea, where isolated isles and ice-fringed waters harbor dazzling wildlife and intriguing histories. Experience exploration in its purest form aboard the Polar Class 5 Nation...
Join us for Silversea’s second crossing of the Northeast Passage, retracing the voyages of famous explorers like Nordenskiöld, Nansen, DeLong and Amundsen! See how far north Silver Explorer can get and visit islands few people have even heard of. You will be amazed by the dramatic scenery and the re...
Join us for our first crossing of the Northeast Passage, retracing the voyages of famous explorers like Nordenskiöld, Nansen, DeLong and Amundsen. Board the Silver Explorer on one of her most northward trips and visit islands that few people know. The dramatic scenery and resilient wildlife of the R...
Northeast Passage: An Unforgettable Voyage from Norway to Alaska25 days
from$ 43440 AUD
Departs from 2020-07-17
National Geographic Endurance
City Oslo to Nome
Thrill at remote Siberian shores and far northern archipelagos—including Franz Josef Land, New Siberian Islands and Wrangel Island—little changed since the days of Nordenskjold, Amundsen and intrepid explorers of the last century. National Geographic Endurance roams free at the top of the world on t...
Imagine standing at the top of the Earth, glass of champagne in hand – and everywhere you look is south. That is the essence of the 14-day North Pole: The Ultimate Arctic Adventure aboard 50 Years of Victory, the most powerful nuclear icebreaker in the world. Crush through multiyear ice on the Arcti...