A cruise offering from Smithsonian Journeys and PONANT 

On a cruise under the midnight sun to Norway’s remote Svalbard archipelago, watch for polar bears, walruses, and other polar flora and fauna amid magnificent ice floes, fjords, and glaciers. 

Starting at: $10,330 Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Polar bears in Norway's arctic landscape  Longyearbyen skyline Credit: James Padolsey  Colorful houses in Spitsbergen Credit: Eirik Hodne  Sailing through Hornsund Credit: StudioPONANT/Olivier Blaud  Iconic Arctic reindeer Credit: Studio PONANT/Morgane Monneret  Explore among the ice floes on excursions by Zodiac Credit: StudioPONANT/Nathalie Michel  Arctic landscape in Norway  Polar bear in Svalbard  Monaco Glacier  Nordvest-Spitsbergen National Park Credit: Studio PONANT/Noemie Watel  Former mining town Ny-Ålesund Credit: StudioPONANT/Olivier Blaud

Cruising Arctic Norway: Glaciers, Ice Floes, and Polar Bears

Round-trip from Longyearbyen Aboard the 264-guest Le Boréal (2022) / L'Austral (2023)

8-10 days from $10,330

A cruise offering from Smithsonian Journeys and PONANT 

On a cruise under the midnight sun to Norway’s remote Svalbard archipelago, watch for polar bears, walruses, and other polar flora and fauna amid magnificent ice floes, fjords, and glaciers. 

or Call 855-330-1542

ACCOMMODATIONS

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Canopy by Hilton Paris Trocadero or Pullman Paris Montparnasse (2022 departure)

Paris, France

Travelers will stay in one of the following hotels at the beginning of the program (2022 departure only):

Canopy by Hilton Paris Trocadero

Pullman Paris Montparnasse

Number of nights: 1

Pullman Paris Roissy-CDG Airport Hotel / or similar (2022 departure)

Paris, France

Travelers will stay in this hotel (or similar) at the end of the program (2022 departure only).

Number of nights: 2