Scenic Eclipse To Explore Russian High Arctic – August 2022

Scenic Eclipse (August 2019, Courtesy Scenic Cruises)Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has today released an exceptional new itinerary venturing where only the most intrepid explorers have gone before on a thrilling voyage to the Russian High Arctic and Novaya Zemlya, isolated isles with ice-fringed water harbours, dazzling wildlife and intriguing histories.

Franz Josef Adventure, 18 day cruise – Tromsø > Tromsø
Departs 12 – 30 August 2022
Priced from £12,775pp
Experience exploration in its purest form aboard the Scenic Eclipse, charting a course from the fjord-laced coast of northern Norway to the historic port of Murmansk, Russia, to remote Arctic archipelagos including Franz Josef Land.


· The northern most territory in Russia with 191 islands teeming with glaciers and home to colonies of walruses, ivory gulls and the bowhead whale.
· Follow in the footsteps of 16th century Dutch navigator William Barents regarded as one of the most important early Arctic explorers – deep into the rugged, elemental islands of Novaya Zemlya.
· Franz Josef Land is made-up of a series of islands all processing unique geology, archaeology and incredible wildlife viewing with it being the perfect environment for Polar Bears.
· Inhabited primarily by the Russian military, this region is rarely visited with limited tourist access to the region.

The New Benchmark in Ultra-Luxury Cruising
Inspired by the sleek contours of a sailing yacht and custom-built with an unwavering commitment to safety and excellence in design, Scenic Eclipse combines a wealth of world-class facilities with the opportunity for unrivalled exploration.

A voyage with Scenic Eclipse is truly all-inclusive luxury without exception. Every single aspect of your comfort and peace of mind has been considered including airport transfers, flights, tipping and gratuities, all-inclusive dining and beverages, a comprehensive choice of shore excursions, exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences, Scenic Discovery excursions, Discovery Specialists and guides, butler service for all guests and full use of the Senses Spa and gym.

(Scenic – Luxury Cruises & Tours)