27-day Northern Sea Route Cruise. Anadyr to Murmansk

The Northern Sea Route is the shortest sea route between the European part of Russia and the Far East. This is the historical national transport communication of Russia in the Arctic.

The Northern Sea Route passes through the seas of the Arctic Ocean (Kara, Laptev, East Siberian, Chukchi seas) and partly of the Pacific Ocean (Bering sea). We have a unique opportunity to take a cruise on this legendary route!

Location

Russia, Chukotka Autonomous Area, Anadyr
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US$ 21 900
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Duration
27 Days
26 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
or
Accommodation
  • Cabin on the boat
    26 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group meet at
Russia, Chukotka Autonomous Area, Anadyr
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Tour highlights

Sea adventures
We will spend almost a month aboard the ice-class expedition ship Spirit of Enderby
Peoples of the Far North
We will get to know the life of modern Chukchi and Eskimos and their traditional craft – sea hunting
Fauna of the North
We will see polar bears, wolves, arctic foxes, foxes, mountain hares, auklets, puffins and many other animals!

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Anadyr

    Join your ship this afternoon. There are excellent chances to spot Beluga Whales as we sail out of the Anadyr Estuary.

  • Day 2 - Preobrazhnaya Bay
  • Day 3 - Whale Bone Alley and Gil’mimyl Hot Springs
  • Day 4 - Cape Dezhnev and Uelen Village
  • Day 5 - Kolyuchin Island
  • Day 6 - Wrangel Island
  • Day 7 - Wrangel Island
  • Day 8 - Wrangel Island
  • Day 9 - East Siberian Sea
  • Day 10 - Ayon Island
  • Day 11 - Medvezhyi Islands
  • Day 12 - East Siberian Sea
  • Day 13 - Noviye Sebirskiye Islands (New Siberian Islands)
  • Day 14 - Noviye Sebirskiye Islands (New Siberian Islands)
  • Day 15 - Laptev Sea
  • Day 16 - Laptev Sea
  • Day 17 - Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago
  • Day 18 - Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago
  • Day 19 - Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago
  • Day 20 - Kara Sea
  • Day 21 - Kara Sea
  • Day 22 - Franz Josef Land
  • Day 23 - Franz Josef Land
  • Day 24 - Franz Josef Land
  • Day 25 - Barents Sea
  • Day 26 - Barents Sea
  • Day 27 - Murmansk
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Cabin on the boat
    26 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
  • Premium
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Accommodation on the expedition ship "Spirit of Enderby" is included in the tour price.

The cost of the tour depending on the category of accommodation:

CabinCost per person 
Main Deck$ 21 900
Superior$ 23 900
Superior Plus$ 26 900
Mini Suite$ 27 900
Heritage Suite$ 29 900

Local Payment $ 500.00.

Expedition ship "Spirit of Enderby"

The Spirit of Enderby is a wonderful small ice-class expedition vessel. In March 2013, it was completely re-equipped with the expectation of portable accommodation of no more than 50 passengers in two-seater boats. For the convenience of passengers, the ship has a bar, a cozy salon, a large lecture hall and a library with a collection of thematic literature

The spacious captain's bridge is always open for passengers. From it you can admire stunning views of icebergs and coastal landscapes. In order not to miss any moment of the trip, wildlife and marine animals can also be observed from the open decks of the ship.

The captain and crew of "Spirit of Enderby" are experienced sailors, true enthusiasts of expedition travel. During landings, travelers are accompanied by qualified guides and naturalists. For landings, a fleet of motorized inflatable boats is used, which are simple and convenient to use. With their help, the expedition members easily get to amazingly beautiful, but hard-to-reach places.

Spirit of Enderby is an ice-class vessel specially equipped to explore regions where navigation of larger ships is impossible.

Heritage Suite or Mini Suite or 26 nights
Heritage Suite

Capacity up to 3 passengers per cabin.

  • Separated sleeping area with double bed;
  • living room with single bed or sofa;
  • desk, wardrobe, bedside tables;
  • bathroom: shower, toilet, washbasin;
  • windows on two sides.
Another option
Mini Suite

Capacity up to 3 passengers per cabin.

  • Separated sleeping area with double bed;
  • living room with single bed;
  • desk, wardrobe, bedside tables;
  • bathroom: shower, toilet, washbasin;
  • window.
Another option
Superior Plus

Capacity up to 2 passengers per cabin.

  • Two lower berths;
  • desk, wardrobe, bedside tables;
  • bathroom: shower, toilet, washbasin;
  • window.
Another option
Superior

Capacity up to 2 passengers per cabin.

  • Upper and lower beds;
  • desk, wardrobe, bedside tables;
  • bathroom: shower, toilet, washbasin;
  • window.
Another option
Main Deck

Capacity up to 2 passengers per cabin.

  • Two lower berths;
  • desk, wardrobe, bedside tables;
  • washbasin (conveniences combined);
  • porthole.

Tour conditions

Duration
27 days 26 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Chukotka Autonomous Area, Anadyr

Included in price

  • Pre/Post cruise transfers;
  • all on board ship accommodation with meals and all expedition shore excursions.

Paid extra

  • International/domestic flights to Anadyr and back from Murmansk;
  • all items of a personal nature;
  • laundry;
  • drinks;
  • gratuities;
  • visas;
  • travel insurance;
  • hotel accommodation before and after the end of the expedition cruise;
  • local payment $ 500.00.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

The main factor in choosing clothes on board is comfort. Clothing can be casual or informal. Take wind and waterproof outerwear with you. Do not take tight clothing with you that does not leave room for an air gap, which is an excellent insulator. Wool, silk and some modern synthetic fibers, such as polar fleece, retain heat better than cotton.

A few tips to help you feel comfortable on your expedition cruise:

  • do not dress too warmly to avoid sweating;
  • wear waterproof clothing made of a material that, nevertheless, will allow your body to "breathe" and thereby prevent moisture from condensing under clothing;
  • the legs and arms are most susceptible to cooling. Try to keep them dry and warm. It is a wise decision to take gloves to be ready for changes in the weather;
  • A person loses 90% of the heat when the head is cooled! Make sure your head is warm. Along with a hat that covers your ears and forehead, bring a hat or a hood that could, if necessary, cover the neck and chin;
  • a great idea to take a woolen or synthetic scarf: providing protection for the neck, it can be tied around the face if you have to move against the wind;
  • wear comfortable clothing. It is better to wear several light clothes than one warm one. Between the layers of clothing there will be a thin air gap, which, when the body temperature rises, serves as an excellent insulator;
  • wool and silk are preferable to cotton, because they hold warm air well. 
  • We also recommend fleece clothing, which is popular even among extreme travelers.

Check if you have taken everything:

  • a polar jacket will be given to you as a gift on board;
  • rubber boots will be rented to you on board;
  • warm underwear;
  • warm trousers (jeans are suitable for wearing on board and for excursions);
  • waterproof trousers for landings on boats and land walks (wear them over your regular trousers);
  • wool sweater or fleece jacket;
  • gloves;
  • hat
  • warm socks;
  • comfortable waterproof shoes with ribbed soles;
  • sneakers or boots. It is forbidden to wear flip-flops on board for safety reasons;
  • waterproof backpack for landings;
  • dark glasses with UV protection;
  • protective cream for the skin of the face and lips;
  • bathing suit;
  • camera and memory cards;
  • an extra pair of your optical glasses;
  • medicines prescribed by a doctor with a margin for a few extra days;
  • a plastic bag with a zipper or camera clip;
  • several T-shirts to wear on board and on landings;
  • binoculars for observing wild animals;
  • a set of batteries;
  • note pad and pen.
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