Four of the Best Arctic trips for 2020
Joining a cruise ship in the Arctic is quickly rising to the top of many people’s must-do lists. Now is a great time to start planning your trip to the Arctic in 2020. The Arctic is an immense and diverse region. You might be wondering, what is the best Arctic trip? The answer will depend on your interests and on when you can travel. The Arctic cruising season is from early June to mid-September. Prevailing ice and weather conditions change as the season progresses, making different areas of the Arctic open to exploration at different times. Poseidon Expeditions offers a range of Arctic itineraries designed to take full advantage of these seasonal patterns.
Crossing the Arctic Circle, Jan Mayen & Spitsbergen
In early June, you can already start heading north to the Arctic. Many people relish the chance to
West Spitsbergen & Polar Ice Edge
Spitsbergen is the classic destination for those wanting to meet the majestic polar bear and his many Arctic companions in their natural habitat. From early June through August, sea ice has receded enough to make navigation possible, but plenty of ice remains to serve as a home for ice-dependent wildlife. In addition, visitors are attracted to West Spitsbergen’s beautiful fjords, calving blue glaciers and flowering valleys. Passengers with Poseidon Expeditions also have the opportunity to
Franz Josef Land Archipelago
In late July and August, conditions become favorable for an extraordinary expedition to the
Spitsbergen, Greenland & Iceland
At the end of the Arctic summer—late August and September—the time is right to visit East Greenland. Only then do ice conditions allow for an in-depth exploration of some of the world’s longest and most spectacular fjords. For a truly
Whatever your interest and whenever you are able to travel, Poseidon Expeditions has the best Arctic trip for you!