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Adventures Afloat: Norwegian Fjords and Polar Bears: A Voyage from Edinburgh to the Arctic

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Program #20818RJ
26 Days | 25 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Voyage from Edinburgh to the northernmost part of Norway to keep your appointment with the king of the Arctic: the polar bear. The mighty “ice bears,” walruses, seals, Arctic foxes and reindeer are among the magnificent wildlife awaiting you.


Highlights

• Sail through Norway’s dramatic fjords, examine glaciers up close and go ashore to visit picturesque villages.
• An expert expedition team leads land and Zodiac boat excursions that reveal the secrets of the Arctic.
• Learn what life is like for the rugged residents of Scotland’s Orkney and Shetland Islands.

Program Notes

Carriage by sea is provided by G Adventures. Please note that carriage by sea is covered by the carrier’s conditions of carriage which are available on request and which will be provided to you at least 14 days before departure. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU READ THOSE CONDITIONS OF CARRIAGE AS YOU WILL BE BOUND BY THEM WHETHER YOU HAVE READ THEM OR NOT. They set out your responsibilities and those of the carrier. The liability of the Carrier and Road Scholar for loss of damage to property and or death and or personal injury will be limited in Accordance with the Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their luggage by Sea 1974 (The “Athens Convention”) as set out more fully in the conditions of carriage. The liability of Road Scholar will not under any circumstances exceed that of the carrier. All claims against the carrier must be brought in Canada and will be subject to Canadian law.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles on uneven, hilly and potentially slippery terrain. Shore landings and additional excursions by Zodiac boat.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Edinburgh (Scotland), 1 night; embark M/S Expedition, 14 nights (ports of call include Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands, Nordfjorden (Norway), Geiranger, Monks Island, Austratt, Torghatten, Alstahaug, Svartisen, Vikingen, Lofoten Islands, Tromso, Svalbard); disembark Longyearbyen, flight to Oslo, 1 night; departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
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24 nights of accommodations
66 meals: 24 breakfasts, 20 lunches, 22 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
21 Field trips
1 Flights during the program

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3.6
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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