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Voyage to the North Pole

An Unforgettable Expedition to the Top of the World—the North Pole!

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Departure Return Notes
06/19/2014 06/19/2014 07/02/2014  
06/30/2014 06/30/2014 07/13/2014  
06/03/2015 06/03/2015 06/17/2015  
06/15/2015 06/15/2015 06/28/2015  
06/26/2015 06/26/2015 07/09/2015 Last departure on the most powerful icebreaker on the planet! After 2015, 50 Years of Victory will no longer be a passenger vessel.
2014 Fees
Twin: $24,995
Mini Suite: $29,995
Suite: $34,995
Victory Suite: $36,995
Arktika Suite: $37,995

Transfer Package: $1,690*

2015 Fees (For departures 6/15, 6/26)
Twin: $25,995
Mini Suite: $29,995
Suite: $35,995
Victory Suite: $38,995
Arktika Suite: $39,995

Transfer Package: $1,750*

2015 Fees (For departure 6/3)
Twin: $26,995
Mini Suite: $30,995
Suite: $36,995
Victory Suite: $39,995
Arktika Suite: $40,995

Transfer Package: $1,750*

Free Polar Pack and Fleece Jacket with your 2015 booking!

Deposit: 20% of Trip Fee ($1,000 non-refundable)

*Please be aware that 2015 will be the last year this trip is on 50 Years of Victory as it will no longer be a passenger vessel.*


*Seats on pre-arranged charter flights must be purchased in conjunction with the expedition. This is the per person total cost for the flight from Helsinki to Murmansk and from Murmansk to Helsinki. Subject to change.

Standard twin cabins are available for single occupancy at 1.7 times the double occupancy rate.

If a traveler books a trip based on NHA finding a roommate and we are unable to do so, the single supplement fee will not apply in Standard cabins, but will apply in Suites at twice the Suite booking rate to guarantee single occupancy.

Prices are per person based on double occupancy and are given in US Dollars. Single cabins may be available on ships without dedicated single cabins at higher rates. Some ship companies may raise rates without notice. Payment, cancelation and refund policies for Expedition Cruises vary according to the departure and ship chosen. 2014 dates and fees may change slightly. Please call our office for details on specific voyages: 800-543-8917. At times, some expedition cruise companies impose fuel surcharges prior to departures. Please book these trips knowing that may occur.

Included
1 night pre & post-expedition hotel in Helsinki, Finland with breakfast, Day 2 group transfer from Helsinki hotel to airport, Day 2 group transfer from Murmansk airport to ship, Onboard: accommodations, housekeeping, all meals, shore landings, group helicopter transfers & sightseeing flights included in daily program, Professional Expedition Leadership, zodiac excursions & transfers, educational presentations, photographic journal on DVD, documenting voyage, loaner waterproof boots, Quark Expeditions parka to keep, alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages, robes & hairdryers in each cabin, Day 13 group transfer from ship to Murmansk airport & from Helsinki airport to hotel, pre departure package including Arctic Reader & map, all miscellaneous service taxes & port charges, onboard luggage handling, Emergency Evacuation Insurance to max benefit of US$100,000 per person,

Not Included
Airfare to & from hometown, Mandatory charter flights from Helsinki to Murmansk & back again, Helicopter flying time in excess of that offered for the group, passport & visa expenses, Government arrival & departure taxes, meals ashore, other than the breakfasts included with hotel accommodation, baggage, cancelation &: medical travel insurance, excess baggage charges, laundry & other personal charges, shipboard & land telecommunication fees, voyage-end gratuities for Crew, Hospitality & Expedition Team members, any overnight accommodations required due to flight connections, Ballooning in the North Pole.
Location of Adventure
High Arctic
Group Size Limit
Approximately 128 guests maximum
Our Specialized 4x4 Land Rovers and Land Cruisers
 
Our Private Leaders
 
Included
One night pre- and one night post-expedition hotel accommodation with breakfast, accommodations aboard ship as indicated, all meals aboard ship, alcoholic beverages and soft drinks with meals, services of Expedition leader, all shore excursions and sightseeing, helicopter transfers and aerial sightseeing according to each day’s program, group transfers from the host hotel to the ship for embarkation, group transfers from the ship to the airport or other local designated drop-off locations upon disembarkation at the end of the voyage, taxes and service charges, boots on loan for shore landings, a parka to keep, photographic journal on DVD, emergency evacuation insurance to a maximum of $100,000 per person.
Not Included
International air transportation, charter flights to and from Murmansk, transfer to/from host hotel and airport at beginning and end of trip, all meals ashore except breakfast with hotel accommodations, gratuities to ship's crew and Expedition Team members at your discretion, optional extensions, optional Hot Air Ballooning,  visa and passport fees (if applicable), airline baggage fees, arrival and departure taxes, items of a personal nature, optional travel insurance (except emergency evacuation insurance).
Physical Requirements
Easy/Flexible
Our North Pole expedition does not require a particularly high degree of physical fitness. However, the terrain may be rough, and require moderate mobility. You must be able to make your way down a steep, narrow gangway on the side of the ship to board Zodiacs and for sea ice exploration.
Important Information About This Trip
You will need one blank page in your passport for the Russian visa.

For more detailed information on our North Pole Expedition, please contact an Adventure Specialist.
Getting There & Getting Home
Arrive in Helsinki on Day 1 at any time and depart from Helsinki at any time on the final day. Group flights between Helsinki and Murmansk have been pre-arranged, departing on Day 2 and returning on Day 14. We are prepared to handle your travel arrangements between your home and Helsinki. We can best serve you if our Natural Habitat Adventures Travel Desk makes your reservations, as our staff is intimately familiar with the special requirements of this program and can arrange the most efficient travel. Please call us at 1-800-543-8917. Note that while we offer you the best possible rates available to us on airfare and additional nights' accommodations, you may find special web rates or better fares online.

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