Arctic Express Canada: The Heart of the Northwest Passage

8 nights from £7500

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8 nights

Arctic Express Canada: The Heart of the Northwest Passage

Explore the Northwest Passage, the fabled sea route running between Europe and Asia.

£7500 pp excluding flights £938 per night
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The quest for trade routes to the Far East inspired much of the age of exploration of North America, with the promise of the Northwest Passage its elusive jewel. On Arctic Express Canada, discover the great sea route at the top of the world—that obsessed explorers for centuries—on our new expedition ship Ultramarine, which allows you a journey no traditional vessel could offer: immersing yourself in the full Arctic experience while getting back home a week and a half later.Nature and wildlife are the guides on this voyage as you explore the region’s diverse treasures. The Arctic’s stark beauty offers an unforgettable backdrop, while Quark Expeditions’ world-class team provides the knowledge and insight to help you connect with the region’s unique history and geography. Ultramarine’s two twin-engine helicopters, 20-quick-launching Zodiacs and unprecedented mix of on-ship amenities and off-ship adventure options will deliver an unrivalled Arctic experience no one else can.
  • Search for iconic Arctic wildlife, such as Polar bears and Musk ox
  • Explore the highlights of Lancaster Sound
  • Visit Inuit communities and learn about their traditions and customs
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to get up close to glaciers, fjords, icebergs and more
  • Travel in a small expedition vessel
  • Accompanied by extremely qualified Expedition Staff
  • Enjoy flightseeing and heli landings with Ultramarine’s two onboard helicopters

The Arctic Express Canada: The Heart of the Northwest Passage is offered on the Ultramarine which is a Polar Adventure ship. Full board accommodation on the ship, generally on a twin share basis in a variety of cabin types, all with en suite facilities. Polar Adventure Ships These are small ice rated vessels well qualified for Polar waters. Intimate adventures are always more enjoyable with like-minded passengers and staff, so these voyages are for people who like flexible itineraries and plenty to keep them busy. Activities include frequent Zodiac excursions, trekking and many hours on deck in areas that other ships only dream about accessing. Food and staff are superb and every guest benefits from the technical advances of this superb fleet. Rest assured our Polar Adventure Ships enable any traveller to maximize their experience sensitively in the Poles.

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