An Unforgettable Expedition to the Top of the World—the North Pole!
Boarding our nuclear-powered icebreaker in Murmansk, Russia, venture northward to the ultimate expedition prize: the North Pole. From the comfort of our uniquely outfitted vessel, we plan a landing at Russia’s Franz Joseph Land, watching for whales, polar bears and other wildlife en route. Ultimately we'll reach our extraordinary destination at 90° north latitude—truly the top of the world! This thrilling North Pole expedition is made possible by our unique ship and a specially designed helicopter that allows us to view the pack ice from a rare and stunning vantage point. "Once-in-a-lifetime" is a travel cliche that's over-used...but in this case, it's absolutely apt!
Experience the thrill of literally standing on top of the world at the North Pole, where flags flutter atop the perpetual ice at 90 degrees north latitude
Travel aboard the most powerful and sophisticated nuclear icebreaker ever built: 50 Years of Victory
Fly over the pack ice by helicopter and step ashore on the glaciated islands of Franz Josef Land, where polar bears, walrus and seals abound
Small-group expedition voyages in the European Arctic: Varied itineraries explore a frozen wilderness of glaciers and icebergs, home to polar bear, walrus, whales and myriad seabirds. 9-17 Days / May - Jul, From $4,795
This comprehensive Antarctic exploration features the wildlife-rich Falkland Islands and historic South Georgia, where hundreds of thousands of king penguins reign—plus the Antarctic Peninsula! 19-24 Days / Oct - Mar, From $9,795