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!
- Pricing from
Reserve early & SAVE up to $2,000 per cabin!
- Trip Type
- Group Travel Tour, International Ocean & Sea Voyages
- Departure Dates
- Jun 16, 2021 - Jun 26, 2021
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) are subject to a $200 per person administrative fee from the time of booking through 120 days prior to departure; from 119 through 95 days prior to departure, $800 per person; cancellations 94 days or less prior to departure, a no‑show or early return from the program will result in forfeiture of 100% of the published full regular tariffs. 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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