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13-night North Pole: The Ultimate Arctic Adventure Expedition

Cruise Line:
Quark Expeditions
Ship:
50 Years of Victory
Destination:
Roundtrip Helsinki
Departure Date:
7/9/2017
Length:
13
Offer ID:
1231943
from
$27995

The Signature Collection – Exclusive Amenities
The Signature Collection Sailings offer Exceptional Value and Exclusive Amenities.


EXCLUSIVE AMENITIES* (per couple):

  • $300 Polar Boutique Credit

Twenty years in the making, 50 Years of Victory is the first Arktika-class icebreaker to have a spoon-shaped bow, capable of breaking through ice up to 2.5 meters thick. This is the world's largest, most-powerful nuclear icebreaker. Complete with a helicopter for shore excursions, Victory is a ship unlike any other, with the ability to go where other ships cannot.

$300 per Couple Polar Boutique Credit.

Please contact your travel consultant for more information.*

*Promotion is subject to availability, may not be combinable with certain fares or other amenity offers, is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time. Other restrictions apply.

Itinerary

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Destination
Arrival
Departure
Land Tour: Helsinki
7/9/2017
7/9/2017

Often referred to as "Pearl of the Baltic," this neat city is known for impressive architecture, wide boulevards, and beautiful harbor. Grand Senate Square, dominated by exquisite Tuomio Church and onion domes of Russian Orthodox Uspenski Cathedral, is an example of neo-Classical, Empire-style impressive architecture. Visit the lively harborfront market and Temppeliaukioa Church (Rock Church), which was created in the 60's from man-made and natural materials. Finland’s musical heritage comes alive in great Finlandia Hall, designed by renowned architect Alvar Aalto. Finland’s beloved composer, Jean Sibelius, is remembered by a beautiful monument on Helsinki’s outskirts. Helsinki has good museums displaying everything from art to architectural design. Open-air Museum - the small wooded island of Seurasaari - has a collection of vernacular buildings assembled from all over Finland which provide insight into how country folk lived until recently. Suomenlinna Fortress is the largest in the world and often called Gibraltar of the North.

Transfer to Ship
7/10/2017
7/10/2017

Depart to the cruise ship for embarkation on a trip of a lifetime!

Murmansk, Russia
7/10/2017
7/10/2017

Life isn't easy in Murmansk. It's surrounded by tundra, pitch black for most of the winter, home to Russia's nuclear-powered ice-breakers and surrounded by municipal housing blocks. Little wonder that the town goes wild every March for the Festival of the North, which features reindeer races and a ski marathon.

Arctic Ocean
7/11/2017
7/11/2017

No information currently available.

Arctic Ocean
7/12/2017
7/12/2017

No information currently available.

Arctic Ocean
7/13/2017
7/13/2017

No information currently available.

Arctic Ocean
7/14/2017
7/14/2017

No information currently available.

North Pole
7/15/2017
7/15/2017

No information currently available.

Arctic Ocean
7/16/2017
7/16/2017

No information currently available.

Franz Josef Land
7/17/2017
7/17/2017

Franz Josef Land is an archipelago located in the far north of the Russian Federation. The Land is situated in the Arctic Ocean to the north from Novaya Zemlya and to the east from Spitsbergen (Svalbard), and administratively it belongs to Arkhangelsk Region. Franz Josef Land consists of 191 ice-covered islands with a total area of 16,134 square kilometers and these islands are mostly not inhabited. The biggest islands are Alexandra's Land (Zemlya Aleksandry), George's Land (Zemlya Georga), Wilchek's Land (Zemlya Vilcheka), Graham Bell Island and Gallya Island.

Franz Josef Land
7/18/2017
7/18/2017

Franz Josef Land is an archipelago located in the far north of the Russian Federation. The Land is situated in the Arctic Ocean to the north from Novaya Zemlya and to the east from Spitsbergen (Svalbard), and administratively it belongs to Arkhangelsk Region. Franz Josef Land consists of 191 ice-covered islands with a total area of 16,134 square kilometers and these islands are mostly not inhabited. The biggest islands are Alexandra's Land (Zemlya Aleksandry), George's Land (Zemlya Georga), Wilchek's Land (Zemlya Vilcheka), Graham Bell Island and Gallya Island.

At Sea
7/19/2017
7/19/2017

No information currently available.

At Sea
7/20/2017
7/20/2017

No information currently available.

Murmansk, Russia
7/21/2017
7/21/2017

Life isn't easy in Murmansk. It's surrounded by tundra, pitch black for most of the winter, home to Russia's nuclear-powered ice-breakers and surrounded by municipal housing blocks. Little wonder that the town goes wild every March for the Festival of the North, which features reindeer races and a ski marathon.

Land Tour: Helsinki
7/21/2017
7/21/2017

Often referred to as "Pearl of the Baltic," this neat city is known for impressive architecture, wide boulevards, and beautiful harbor. Grand Senate Square, dominated by exquisite Tuomio Church and onion domes of Russian Orthodox Uspenski Cathedral, is an example of neo-Classical, Empire-style impressive architecture. Visit the lively harborfront market and Temppeliaukioa Church (Rock Church), which was created in the 60's from man-made and natural materials. Finland’s musical heritage comes alive in great Finlandia Hall, designed by renowned architect Alvar Aalto. Finland’s beloved composer, Jean Sibelius, is remembered by a beautiful monument on Helsinki’s outskirts. Helsinki has good museums displaying everything from art to architectural design. Open-air Museum - the small wooded island of Seurasaari - has a collection of vernacular buildings assembled from all over Finland which provide insight into how country folk lived until recently. Suomenlinna Fortress is the largest in the world and often called Gibraltar of the North.

Land Tour: Helsinki
7/22/2017
7/22/2017

Often referred to as "Pearl of the Baltic," this neat city is known for impressive architecture, wide boulevards, and beautiful harbor. Grand Senate Square, dominated by exquisite Tuomio Church and onion domes of Russian Orthodox Uspenski Cathedral, is an example of neo-Classical, Empire-style impressive architecture. Visit the lively harborfront market and Temppeliaukioa Church (Rock Church), which was created in the 60's from man-made and natural materials. Finland’s musical heritage comes alive in great Finlandia Hall, designed by renowned architect Alvar Aalto. Finland’s beloved composer, Jean Sibelius, is remembered by a beautiful monument on Helsinki’s outskirts. Helsinki has good museums displaying everything from art to architectural design. Open-air Museum - the small wooded island of Seurasaari - has a collection of vernacular buildings assembled from all over Finland which provide insight into how country folk lived until recently. Suomenlinna Fortress is the largest in the world and often called Gibraltar of the North.

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Rates are capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice.

Stateroom Description & Pricing Info

Oceanview Cruise Only Price  
TC - Twin Cabin

$27995
VS - Victory Cabin

$42995
AS - Arktika Cabin

$43995
Mini-Suite Cruise Only Price  
MS - Mini-Suite

$31995
Suite Cruise Only Price  
S - Suite

$39995

*** WAITLIST: Availability in this category is to be advised. Please contact us to request a quote.

Departure Date:
7/9/2017
Number of Nights
13
Cruise Inclusions:
  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • All breakfasts, lunches and dinners on board (please inform us of any dietary requirements as far in advance as possible; unfortunately, the ships' galleys cannot prepare kosher meals)
  • All beverages, including a selection of house wines and spirits
  • Russian invitation letter for visa application provided after final payment
  • Group helicopter flightseeing in the daily program (weather dependent)
  • All shore landings per the daily program, weather permitting
  • Leadership throughout the expedition by our experienced Expedition Leader, including shore landings and other activities
  • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program
  • Formal and informal presentations by our expedition team and special guests as scheduled
  • Photographic journal, including photographs, daily expedition reports, maps and more
  • Waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore landings
  • An official Quark Expeditions® parka to keep
  • Life jackets and immersion suits
  • Coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
  • Hair dryer and bathrobes in every cabin
  • Comprehensive pre-departure materials, including a map and an informative Arctic Reader
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program
  • All luggage handling aboard ship
  • Emergency evacuation insurance to a maximum benefit of US$100,000 per person

North Pole Transfer Package* ($1,750 per person)

  • Pre and post expedition hotel night in Helsinki and breakfast
  • Return flight from Helsinki to Murmansk
  • Transfer to and from ship
  • Transfer from airport to hotel in Helsinki

*Required, not included in fare listed below.

Available Addons:
Optional airfare; pre-/post-cruise hotel
Remarks:

All fares are per person, based on double occupancy and quoted in US dollars (US$). Rates for expeditions, flights, as well as optional pre-expedition and post-expedition extensions are based on tariffs and exchange rates in effect at the time of printing and are subject to change prior to departure. Substantial changes in tariffs, exchange rates and the price of fuel, services and labor sometimes increase the cost of expedition arrangements significantly. Quark reserves the right to alter prices or introduce surcharges accordingly, even if payment has been received in full. All travelers are required to pay for their excursion and additional purchases in conjunction with their excursion in the same currency. The fare does not include tobacco, alcoholic or special beverages (bottled or tap), miscellaneous extras, personal needs or medical care. Such goods and services, if available for purchase aboard the vessel/camp, are at the traveler's own expense. Payment for all such goods and services including any charges for extra baggage must be made in cash or by traveler's checks in US dollars (or other currency acceptable to the carrier) upon demand by the carrier prior to the traveler's disembarkation. Taxes, port charges, embarkation and loading expenses, stamps, health fees and any other charges whatsoever imposed by governmental authorities in any port or place shall be for the account of the traveler if not included in the fare paid to Quark.

To confirm reservations on all Quark products, a deposit of 20% (minimum US$1000 per person) is required at time of booking. The deposit may be paid by bank wire transfer, check, money order or major credit card. For any booking within 120 days of departure full payment is required. Final payment balances are due 120 days prior to departure.

Rates specifically do not include:

  • Any airfare unless otherwise specified in the itinerary
  • Passport and visa expenses
  • Government arrival and departure taxes (e.g., Chilean/Argentine reciprocity fee, etc., specific to your nationality)
  • Meals ashore unless otherwise specified
  • Baggage, cancellation, interruption and (mandatory) medical travel insurance
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Waterproof pants for Zodiac cruising, or any other gear not mentioned
  • Laundry, bar, beverage and other personal charges unless specified
  • Phone and internet charges
  • Voluntary gratuity at the end of the voyage for shipboard staff and crew
  • Any extra overnight accommodation required due to flight connections
  • Optional adventure activities (e.g., kayaking, paddleboarding, mountaineering, etc.), weather dependent
  • Arrival and departure transfers, except where explicitly stated
  • Transfers from post-expedition hotel in Punta Arenas to the local airport
  • Spa services available for on-board purchase

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Offer ID:
1231943

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(650) 595-7750
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