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North Pole

A Journey to the North Pole

  • Expedition dates

    July and September 2024

  • Starts From

    Paris, France

    Ends At

    Paris, France

  • Activities & Attractions

    Midnight Sun, Thick Ice, Icebreaker, Wilderness, Polar Bears, Arctic Fox, Walrus, Whales, Glaciers, Icebergs, Hiking, Ice cruising, Polar Plunge, World's Northernmost Settlement

  • Starting From Price per person

    AED 175,180

    *Flexible payment plan available

Expedition Overview

An exceptional expedition for those looking to cover the geographic north pole in an exceptional way! This expedition takes on a different route, showing you the best of the northernmost points of the earth. With a round-trip from Paris, France, the expedition begins at the northern most settlement of the earth - Longyerbyen, Svalbard, and makes its way to the north pole in an iceclass ship, showing you some of the best wildlife, ice and sceneries of the archipelago and region in between

Your day-wise itinerary

Day 1

Paris to Longyearbyen

Join us on the flight from Paris to the northernmost settlement of earth where our ship awaits for embarkation

Day 2

At sea (towards North Pole)

As we make the way towards North Pole, tour the engine room, witness first hand power of the ship making way through thick ice

Day 3 - 7

Navigating through the sea ice

Enjoy spectacular days at sea as our ship makes it way through the thick ice

Day 8

North Pole

Celebrate the joy of standing at the North Pole

Day 9 - 13

Navigating through the sea ice back

We make our way back to civilisation after our enthralling pole experience

Day 14 - 15

At sea

Admire the beautiful landscapes of Spitsbergen once again

Day 16

Longyearbyen to Paris

Time to bid bye to our ship, and make our way back to civilisation
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Making it to the North Pole

Half of the excitement of this expedition lies in the journey up to the pole, where we seize the opportunity of midnight sun to explore surroundings from the deck. The rest half is all about the North Pole!

When at the Top of the World

A special moment on ice, dancing around the pole, hiking through an icescape of melt ponds & pressure ridges, & even a dip in the freezing ocean. Savor the satisfaction of achieving one of the great prizes of adventure travel

Chances to Visit Svalbard

With our starting point being archipelago of many islands, if time and conditions permit, enjoy chances of exploring one of few island of svalbard

Exploring under the Midnight Sun

With this expedition happening during the 24 hour daylight season, enjoy plenty of time to absorb the beautiful sceneries & photograph them.

Sight the mighty - Polar Bear

Once we enter the 3 meter pack ice area, polar bear sightings might occur! With also many opportunities to sight them at Franz Josef, the 24-hour daylight will allow to exploit every opportunity for wildlife viewing

Rare species of whales and walrus

While sailing surrounding icy waters to and fro the pole, and while exploring Franz Josef archipelago, it is possible to spot seals, walrus, even the elusive bowhead whale, apart from many other whales

Many Sea Birds

During your visit to Franz Josef enjoy chances to observe abundance of nesting Arctic seabirds such as the rare ivory gull. Given this is a sea expedition, many of them will also be our companions during the journey

Enjoy Zodiac Cruising

While navigating our and into Svalbard, the expedition team will try to take you on land on sturdy inflated rubber boats, to observe stunning wildlife, watch icebergs up close, or simply admire the views of a particular site


Your exclusive chance to learn about the ingenious engineering of nuclear-ice breaker. Go deep inside to see firsthand how atomic session is harnessed to take you safely and cleanly through solid sea ice

Hiking or Snowshoeing

From a simple stroll along the coast to walks lasting several hours to reach particular viewpoints or historical sites, we will try to explore some of the sites on the way where conditions are favourable. Where possible, we will walk on snowshoes to set off like the explorers of old and discover areas that have barely known to Man.

Ice Fishing

An activity for those who fancy game fishing, get a chance to try this unusual activity! With the help of a naturalist, we will look for the perfect spot to cut a hole on the ice floe or on frozen lakes and try to catch fish using an ancestral method.

Chances to get Offshore

With a chance to hike on sea ice at North Pole, we will also aim to make landings at unique islands of Svalbard to explore its ice scapes, unique flora and fauna

Ice Float at the Top

Here's the chance to engage in something more thrilling and memorable. Plunge courageously into near-freezing waters with a rope secured around your middle, and get awarded a beverage on successfully clambering out!

Visit Captain's Bridge

The captain on board invites its guest to learn about their navigation techniques, and maybe even witness first hand as the team makes exceptional halt at the north pole

Le Commandant Charcot

This very first hybrid-electric polar exploration ship powered by LNG offers a luxurious exploration experience. With the ability to host 245 guests, it provides you a french style pampered stay

Cabins and Interiors

Containing 123 suits and staterooms, the philosophy of the ship remains : to provide a rare and exceptional ambiance for every passenger welcomed onboard and reinforce the feeling and sense of sailing on a private yacht. Some of the split level suites also offer private terraces and jacuzzis

Wellness Areas

Enjoy the service of being pampered at the spa, warm yourself at the sauna, or workout at the gym...every area of this expedition ship is designed to penetrate the light and watch the outside surroundings

What's Included

  • Expedition Cruise in cabin grade of your choice
  • All meals with beverages (breakfast, lunch, dinner, early riser and afternoon treats) during the expedition
  • Return economy flights between Paris and Longyearbyen
  • Transfer between airport and pier at Longyearbyen
  • Guidance from Professional English speaking expedition team
  • Complimentary Wind and Water resistant jacket
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and equipment needed for optional and included activities
  • Engaging onboard activities and included off shore activities
  • Complimentary Wifi on-board (please note this depends on the network in highly remote areas)

Not Included

  • International Flights
  • Optional Shore Excursions
  • Optional activities with expedition team (like kayaking, snowshoeing)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Luggage Handling
  • Optional Gratuities

Special Notes

  • The above itinerary is only indicative. Weather, ice and sea conditions determine the final framework of exploration. A safe experience at all times will be the priority
  • Solo Prices are offered on request
  • We offer flexible payment plans on request basis. Please ask your consultant for same at time of booking
  • Passport valid for at least six (6) months beyond the completion of your trip. Passport must contain at least two completely clear, blank, unused visa pages for each visa required, not including any amendment pages
  • For polar plunge and ice floating, an EKG (electrocardiogram) by your general practitioner will be required.
  • Only children aged 8 and above are permitted for this expedition for safety reasons