The Northeast Passage (Nome to Tromso)

10 August - 4 September 2019
From £32,129 pp cruise only - 10% early bird saving

Duration

25 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

20 Ports

10 August

Setting sail from Nome

Only accessible by air or sea, the remote Alaskan town of Nome sits overlooking the Bering Strait, surrounded by miles of largely featureless tundra. This was once a boomtown; the discovery of easily extractable gold in 1898 led to a gold rush, and you can still see the remnants of the mining industry which thrived here. The gold hasn't completely dried up, so many still come here to try and find their fortune, while other visitors are drawn to Nome by the varied bird life and intriguing Iñupiat culture.

11 August

At sea

12-18 August

Russia: Provideniya, Uelen, Kolyuchin, Krasin Bay (Wrangel Island), Cape Waring (Wrangel Island), Ushakova Cape (Wrangel Island), Cape Florens (Wrangel Island), Chukotka

20 August

Russia: Medvezhiy Islands

21-24 August

At sea

25 August

Russia: Severnaya Zemlya

26 August

At sea

27 August

Russia: Uyedineniya Island

28 August

Russia: Novaya Zemlya

29-30 August

Russia: Hall Island, Champ Island, Hooker Island

31 August

Russia: Franz Josef Land

1-2 September

At sea

3 September

Russia: Murmansk

4 September

Norway: Gjesvaerstappan

5 September

Arriving in Tromsø

Tromsø is often referred to as the Gateway to the Arctic. Its beauty astonishes new visitors with its magnificent views over the Tromsø strait. Tromsø's location, well within the Arctic Circle, means the summer months are lit by the Midnight Sun, a compensation for some rather long, dark winters. It is a wonderful city to explore on foot, wandering along the streets with their multi-coloured wooden houses. A must see is the amazing architecture of the Arctic cathedral, or perhaps take the cable car up to Mount Storsteinen (1382ft) for a fantastic view.

Don't miss

The Polar Museum, housed in a traditional wharf house, has a fascinating collection from the days of early polar exploration, and explorers such as Nansen and Amundsen.

Cruise Line Offer

Book and pay in full by 31 October 2017 and receive a 10% saving on your cruise fare.

The Ship

Your home from home

Silver Explorer in Antarctica
Silver Explorer - Veranda Suite
Silver Explorer - Hot Rocks restaurant

Thrilling, awe-inspiring and unforgettable – Silver Explorer takes just 130 privileged travellers on genuine adventures to some of the most remote regions of the planet.

What we love

The intimate Silver Explorer gives you a magical home from home as you visit places with no tourism infrastructure whatsoever. Without the ship, you simply wouldn't be able to get there. But as it is, you can travel like an intrepid Explorer, without any compromise on style or comfort.

Capacity 132 Guests
Crew 117 International Staff
Style Cosy, welcoming, stimulating, exciting - this ship has it all! If you enjoy the finer things in life but have an adventurous spirit, you will find yourself in congenial company on board.
Inclusions
  • All meals including room service and hot rocks on deck in the evening
  • All drinks including wines and spirits
  • Stimulating lecture programme with expert naturalists and guides
  • All excursions and zodiac rides
  • Snorkel equipment on warm water cruises
  • Silversea complimentary parka for polar itineraries
  • Gratuities
More about Silver Explorer

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Scandic Ishavshotel, Tromso, Norway

Our favourite hotel in Tromsø

The Scandic Ishavshotel has a great location on the quay so nearly all the rooms have magnificent views.

Coast around Tromso, Norway

Around Tromsø

Take a tour by RIB to see the beautiful islands and beaches of this remote region, lapped by Gulf Stream waters.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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