Scenic Eclipse To Explore Russian High Arctic – August 2022
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.