Overland Track

The knowledge of the guides was brilliant and really made the trip a great success. The effort they put into everything from our safety to dessert was amazing - I am very impressed. This walk was above and beyond all of my expectations!

Chris Horn - Australia - March 2010 | Australia



Take an adventure holiday in the high ARCTIC with World Expeditions, one of the world’s leading travel companies.

The most northern parts of the world hold a special allure to the adventure traveller. The countries of Canada, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Russia, Sweden, United States all own parts of the Arctic region and numerous indigenous groups have territorial claims as well.

The Arctic land area cover over 7 million square miles; mostly consisting of ice-covered ocean, with the highest point being Mount Gunnbjorn 12,139 ft (Greenland Ice Sheet). The landscape varies from rolling tundra, frozen seas, soaring peaks and sparkling glaciers.The Arctic has a total Population of about 15 million of which 4 million are native.

Rainfall averages 10 to 20 inches (mostly in the form of snow) amd the average temperatures fall between 0°F and 20°F. but can range from -90°F (in winter) to 100°F (in summer) depending on location, ice cover, latitude, and proximity to the ocean. In Summer, the abundance of wildflowers and lichens in this land of endless quiet adds yet another dimension, one that's full of contrast, color and delicacy. Wildlife abounds with diversity and a trip to the high Arctic may present a rare opportunity to see in the wild - polar bears, wolves, caribou, narwhal and beluga whales.

Featured Adventures

Across the Arctic Circle

A remote cruise through the Scottish Isles, along the Norwegian coastline, and finally the wildlife rich island of Spitsbergen
14 days |

Across the Top of the World

Voyage into the High Arctic across the Bering Strait near the top of the world to the wild and undeveloped Wrangel and Herald Islands
15 days |

Arctic Complete

An epic journey exploring Spitsbergen, and East Greenland
24 days |

Arctic Safari

A comprehensive voyage to the mysterious Canadian High Arctic
12 days |

Around Spitsbergen

Experience the abundant wildlife and majestic landscapes of Spitsbergen
10 days |

Around Spitsbergen - Kvit°ya

Explore Spitsbergen's vast beauty and visit the outer islands of the Svalbard Archipelago
10 days |

Around Spitsbergen on Plancius

Experience the abundant wildlife and majestic landscapes of Spitsbergen
10 days |

Central Spitsbergen Aurora Borealis

A journey to Central Spitsbergen enjoying the annual Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights)
8 days |

Jewel of the Russian Far East

Explore the wonders of the undiscovered region of the Russian Far East
13 days |

Jewels of the Arctic

Voyage from Spitsbergen and cruise the magnificent east coast of Greenland
14 days |
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