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Northwest Passage - In the Footsteps of Franklin, Operated by Quark

Canada,  Greenland

Tour length 17 daysFrom Ottawa to Ottawa
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Polar
Polar
Arctic
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Fully Guided

About this tour

Winding your way through the icy channels of the legendary Northwest Passage is history brought to life. On this compelling 17-day journey aboard our new vessel, Ultramarine, passengers retrace the steps of the intrepid Franklin Expedition, which left the shores of England in 1845 in search of the last unexplored section of the Northwest Passage—only to become permanently icebound. Its discovery more than a century and a half later was a much-celebrated moment in Polar history.On Ultramarine, guests benefit from two twin-engine helicopters that will provide spectacular aerial views of the Arctic landscape, the most extensive portfolio of adventure options in the industry, more outdoor wildlife viewing spaces than any other expedition ship its size, and 20 quick-launching Zodiacs to get you closer to ancient glaciers, dramatic fjords and towering icebergs. Explore colourful Greenlandic villages, and shop for traditional Inuit handicrafts. Hike the endless Arctic backdrop and marvel at the vast, colourful tundra. Keep your eyes peeled for the elusive and majestic creatures that make their home in this wilderness, such as whales, walrus, Musk ox and Polar bears. Come aboard Ultramarine, follow in the footsteps of Franklin’s legendary Arctic voyage, and return home with memories to last a lifetime.
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General information

Tour ID 96202
Tour length 17 days
Language English
Group size 18
Age range 18 - 99

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Exodus Adventure Travels

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Day 1: Start Toronto, Canada
Day 2: Fly to Kangerlussuaq and board the ship (breakfast,dinner)
Day 3-4: Exploring West Greenland (breakfast,lunch,dinner)
Day 5: At sea (breakfast,lunch,dinner)
Day 6-15: Exploring Canada's High Arctic (breakfast,lunch,dinner)
Day 16: Disembark in Resolute, fly to Calgary (breakfast,lunch,dinner)
Day 17: End Calgary (breakfast)

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Carbon emission, kg/CO2
(Guests: 1, Nights: 1)
10
Exploreo will offset your calculated CO2e at no cost.
How is the carbon footprint calculated?
From€19,550/ Person
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