French Alps Circuit

Just wanted to let you know we had a wonderful holiday. The Queryras region is fantastic, the walking was challenging but within our capabilities & we loved it. The accommodation was generally better than we expected and the food throughout was excellent. We would highly recommend this holiday to anybody wanting a wonderful walking holiday. Thank you!

J. Goodwin | Oldham, UK

Spitsbergen Adventure

Located just some 900kms south of the North Pole, the island of Spitsbergen, is a vast and wild wilderness, home to an incredibly diverse array of flora and fauna. The exhilaration of sighting Polar Bear as they roam the ice in search of food, watching the playful activities of Grey Seals or observing a group of walrus are just some of the highlights found on this voyage. Zodiacs will ferry us from our ice-strengthened vessels to shore to walk amongst the tundra up to high points where there are sweeping views across the vast glaciated inland and down to the iceberg-strewn bay where our ship is dwarfed by the monumental landscape. The island’s bird life is prolific, with colonies of Little Auks, Black Guillemots, Brünnich’s Guillemots, Puffins and Arctic Skuas accessible to visitors. Dramatic cliffs, fjords, glaciers and an abundance of wildlife make this an unforgettable experience in the land of the midnight sun.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Embark Longyearbyen
DAYS 2/9 Cruise Spitsbergen
DAY 10 Disembark Longyearbyen where trip concludes. The ice conditions will determine the sailing plan, and should a full circumnavigation not be possible a Northeast or Southeast Spitsbergen itinerary will be implemented

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Trip Code: OBW
Trip Grading: Discovery & Cruising
Duration:  10 days
Activities:  Cruising
Next Trip:  18 July 2014
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price: USD$4950 Quadruple
No local payments required
Options & Supplements
Twin shared facilities US $ 5800
Twin private with Porthole US $ 6750
Twin private with Window US $ 7050
Superior US $ 8350
Suite US $ 9400
WK Walking Option - free of charge US $
Countries we visit
we are also associated with:
Fred Hollows Foundation
Porter Protect
The Himalayan Trust UK