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LUXURY EXPEDITIONS 2018-2019

Fjords & Spitsbergen

Fjords & Spitsbergen BERGEN • LONGYEARBYEN LE BORÉAL 11 days / 10 nights 22nd June 2018 from 6 930 € (see page 87) The best of Spitsbergen LONGYEARBYEN • LONGYEARBYEN LE BORÉAL 8 days / 7 nights 2nd July 2018 from 7 680 € (see page 87) Arctic Polar Circle ICELAND Norway Sea LONGYEARBYEN Flight to Paris Flight from Paris Å - Nusfjord Olden SPITSBERGEN Bellsund Hornsund NORWAY NATURALIST Barents Sea Tromsø Svolvær Hellesylt -Geiranger BERGEN FREE RENTAL PARKA GIFT DAY ITINERARY ARRIVAL DEPARTURE 1 Flight Paris / Bergen (Norway). Welcome and transfer to the port. Embarkation from 16.00 to 17.00 18.00 2 Olden (Norway) 3 Hellesylt (Norway) Geiranger (Norway) 4 Crossing Polar Circle 5 Å (Lofoten Islands, Norway) Nusfjord (Lofoten Islands, Norway) 6 Svolvær (Lofoten Islands, Norway) Sailing along Trollfjorden 7 Tromsø (Norway) 8 Sailing along Bjørnøya (Bear Island) 9 Hornsund (Spitsbergen, Norway) 10 Bellsund (Spitsbergen, Norway) 11 Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen, Norway) 07.00 Disembarkation and transfer. Flight Longyearbyen / Paris. Flight to Paris Flight from Paris Sea of Greenland DAY ITINERARY ARRIVAL DEPARTURE 1 Flight Paris / Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen, Norway). Welcome and transfer to the port. Embarkation from 16.00 to 17.00 18.00 2 Lilliehöök Glacier (Spitsbergen, Norway) 14th July-Glacier (Spitsbergen, Norway) 3 Magdalena Bay - Gravneset (Spitsbergen, Norway) Virgohamna, Danskøya (Spitsbergen, Norway) 4 Sailing towards the ice floe 5 6 7 8 Danskøya Magdalena Bay Monacobreen Lilliehöök Glacier Barents Sea Ny-Ålesund SPITSBERGEN Pyramiden - Nordenskiöld Glacier Alkhornet LONGYEARBYEN NATURALIST FREE RENTAL Texas Bar, Liefdefjorden (Spitsbergen, Norway) Monacobreen (Spitsbergen, Norway) Ny-Ålesund (Spitsbergen, Norway) Kongsbreen, Kongsfjorden (Spitsbergen, Norway) Alkhornet (Spitsbergen, Norway) Pyramiden (Spitsbergen, Norway) Nordenskiöld Glacier (Spitsbergen, Norway) Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen, Norway) 07.00 Disembarkation and transfer. Flight Longyearbyen / Paris. PARKA GIFT Highlights*: • Sail into universally known and recognised West Norwegian Fjords to the ice floe landscapes of Spitsbergen; • Cross the Arctic Circle; • Expedition cruise during the last 4 days of our cruise and outings and shore visits in Zodiac® inflatables with your naturalist guides during the 2 last days of your cruise; • Landscape: fjords, vertiginous cliffs, ice floes, jagged mountains, icebergs, ice caps, steep-sided valleys, sheer cliffs, huge glaciers; • Wildlife: Minke whales, polar bears, Artic foxes, Svalbard reindeer, Artic terns, walruses, puffins. *Subject to ice and weather conditions. The expedition highlights described above illustrate possible experiences only and cannot be guaranteed. Highlights*: • Outings and shore visits in Zodiac® inflatables with your naturalist guides; • Hiking opportunity; • Sailing in Spitsbergen’s fjords and towards the ice floe; • Landscapes: ice floes, jagged mountains, icebergs, ice caps, steep-sided valleys, sheer cliffs, huge glaciers; • Wildlife: polar bears, Arctic foxes, Svalbard reindeer, Arctic terns, walruses, whales, puffins. *Subject to ice and weather conditions. The expedition highlights described above illustrate possible experiences only and cannot be guaranteed. 42 | Summer 2018 / Winter 2018 - 2019 Cruises

Discovery of the King of the Arctic LONGYEARBYEN • LONGYEARBYEN LE BORÉAL 13 days / 12 nights 16th July 2018 from 9 120 € (see page 87) Fire and ice in the Arctic NOME • SEWARD LE BORÉAL 17 days / 16 nights 10th September 2018 from 9 220 € (see page 87) Ytre Norskøya Jotunkjeldene SPITSBERGEN Wildefjorden Ny-Ålesund Monacobreen 14th July-Glacier Kongsbreen Bakanbukta LONGYEARBYEN Nordenskiöld Glacier Alkhornet Agardhbukta Boltoden Flight to Paris Bellsund Flight from Paris Sea of Greenland Gnålodden - Hornbreen Isbukta Barents Sea NATURALIST FREE RENTAL PARKA GIFT DAY ITINERARY ARRIVAL DEPARTURE Flight Paris/Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen, Norway). Welcome and 1 transfer to the port. Embarkation from 16.00 to 17.00 18.00 2 Gnålodden - Hornbreen (Spitsbergen, Norway) 3 Bakanbukta - Ginevrabotnen - Agardhbukta (Spitsbergen, Norway) 4 Boltoden - Isbukta (Spitsbergen, Norway) 5 Bellsund (Spitsbergen, Norway) 6 Ny-Ålesund - Kongsbreen, Kongsfjorden (Spitsbergen, Norway) 7 At sea - Sailing towards the ice floe 8 Wildefjorden - Daghøgda (Spitsbergen, Norway) 9 Jotunkjeldene - Monacobreen - Texas Bar (Spitsbergen, Norway) 10 At sea - Sailing towards the ice floe - Ytre Norskøya (Spitsbergen, Norway) 11 Signehamna - 14 th July-Glacier (Spitsbergen, Norway) 12 Alkhornet - Nordenskiöld Glacier (Spitsbergen, Norway) Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen, Norway) 07.00 13 Disembarkation and transfer. Flight Longyearbyen / Paris. Highlights*: • The most complete PONANT cruise to Spitsbergen: 13 days for a fully-comprehensive discovery of the kingdom of the polar bear; • Outings and shore visits in Zodiac® inflatables with your naturalist guides; • Hiking opportunity; • Landscapes: ice floes, jagged mountains, icebergs, plains covered with moss and lichens, lakes and rivers; • Wildlife: polar bears, Arctic foxes, Svalbard reindeer, Arctic terns, walruses, whales, narwhals. *Subject to ice and weather conditions. The expedition highlights described above illustrate possible experiences only and cannot be guaranteed. Wrangel island Sea of Tchouktches Cap Vankarem Kolioutchine island Yttygran island Big Diomede RUSSIA Providenia Savoonga Bering Sea Unalaska Chankliut island Flight to Seattle DAY ITINERARY ARRIVAL DEPARTURE 1 Flight Seattle/Nome (Alaska, United States). Welcome and transfer to the port. Embarkation from 16.00 to 17.00 20.00 2 Date Line change 3 Providenia (Bukhta, Russia) 4 Big Diomede (Russia) - Cap Dejnev (Tchoukotka, Russia) 5 Kolioutchine island (Russia) 6 to 8 Krasina Bay - Wrangel Island National Reserve 9 Cap Vankarem (Tchoukotka, Russia) 10 Penkigney (Russia) - Yttygran Island / Whale Bone Alley - Providenia Date Line change - Savoonga (Alaska, United States) 11 At sea 12 Saint-Paul (Alaska, United States) 13 Unalaska - Dutch Harbour (Alaska, United States) 14 Chankliut island (Alaska, United States) 15 Geographic Harbor - Hidden Harbor/ Kinak Bay (Alaska, United States) 16 Holgate Glacier (Alaska, United States) 17 Seward (Alaska , United States) 06.30 Disembarkation and transfer. Flight Anchorage / Seattle Highlights*: Saint-Paul NOME ALASKA Flight from Seattle Kinak Bay NATURALIST SEWARD Holgate Glacier PARKA GIFT FREE RENTAL • An expedition cruise amid the stunning Arctic and volcanic landscapes of Alaska and Russia to discover the jewels of Beringia; • Outings and shore visits in Zodiac® inflatables with your naturalist guides; • Sail in the heart of the Bering Sea, surrounded by the planet’s most remote islands; • Discovery of the Wrangel Island Nature Reserve, listed as a UNESCO Wolrd Heritage site; • Discover the Aleutian Islands, an emerged part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. * Visits to Wrangel Island are subject to permission being granted by the Russian authorities. This port of calls can only be confirmed once this authorisation has been received, six months before the cruise departure date. Arctic Expeditions by | 43