Arctic Cruising – Voyage Under the Midnight Sun

Arctic Cruising – Voyage Under the Midnight Sun



Voyage across the Arctic Circle on this unique 11-day itinerary featuring a seven-night cruise on the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Boréal. Visit during the most enchanting season, when the region is bathed in the magical light of the Midnight Sun. Cruise the shores of secluded Spitsbergen—the jewel of Norway’s rarely visited Svalbard archipelago enjoy expert-led Zodiac excursions through sandstone mountain ranges, verdant tundra and awe‑inspiring ice formations. See glaciers calve in luminous blues and search for Arctic wildlife, including the “King of the Arctic,” the polar bear, whales, walruses and Svalbard reindeer. Overnight accommodations included in Paris before/after the round-trip flights Longyearbyen.

Complimentary alcoholic & nonalcoholic beverages are included throughout the cruise!

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Trip Type
Group Travel Tour, International Ocean & Sea Voyages
Departure Dates
Jun 20, 2022 - Jun 30, 2022



  • Barbara Horlbeck

    Barbara Horlbeck

    Barbara Horlbeck, M.A., is an arts and culture professional with extensive global experience. She is a lecturer, writer, independent researcher and adjunct instructor of art history, and has developed and teaches college and university-level art history courses, including “Arts of the Islamic World” and “Arts of the Ancient World.”  As Founder of Arts and Influences, Barbara developed the successful Food for Thought Lecture and Lunch Series and created a series of in-depth seminars covering a broad range of topics from “Arts of the Medieval World,” and “Arts of China, India and Japan” to “Collectors, Collections, and the Modern Museum.”  As a docent at the Minneapolis Institute of Art for nearly 20 years, Barbara has led tours for educators, specialists and the general public. She has traveled in nearly 40 countries, including five continents and the North Pole, as well as Iran, India, Pakistan and China. Barbara loves helping travelers develop a deeper understanding of our rich artistic and cultural legacy while, at the same time, placing works of art and architecture in their rich historical context.



Cancellations for all or any part of the program including Pre/Post Program(s) reservation(s) will not be effective until received in writing in the offices of Gohagan. Should you have to cancel, the following terms will apply: reservation cancellation(s)
Make a new reservation by August 31, 2021, 2021 and pay deposit and the deposit is fully refundable in cash up to 96 days prior to departure. In addition, any applicable airline cancellation fees, optional excursion cancellation fees and administrative fees may apply.





  • day 1

    Depart the U.S.

  • day 2

    Arrive in Paris, France

  • day 3

    Paris / Fly to Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Norway / Embark Le Boréal

  • day 4

    Hornsund for Burgerbukta and Samarin Glacier

  • day 5

    Bellsund for Calypsobyen and Camp Millar

  • day 6

    Cruise the Arctic Ice Pack / Polar Bear Search

  • day 7

    Woodfjorden for Makeoyane/Monaco Glacier

  • day 8

    Raudfjorden / Smeerenburg

  • day 9

    Ny-Alesund / Kongsfjorden for King’s Glacier

  • day 10

    Longyearbyen / Disembark ship/Fly to Paris, France

  • day 11

    Paris / Return to the U.S.

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