Silversea Cruises is one of the cruise industry’s leading luxury cruise lines and their Grand Voyage Arctic 2021 promises to be a once in a life time experience. The cruise will visit 51 ports in seven countries.
Between July 16 and September 17, 2021, Silver Cloud will journey between Tromsø and Nome (Alaska), unlocking unique experiences for guests over 63 nights. The cruise line’s guests will travel deep into seven countries to witness untouched glaciers, captivating wildlife, and remote communities, while also crossing the fabled Northwest Passage and enjoying two maiden calls—Nordfjordholmen (Melfjord, Norway) and Lysebotn (Norway).
Silversea’s team of Expedition Experts will enhance the experience with informative lectures, immersive Zodiac tours, and activities ashore, while esteemed guest speakers, bespoke events, and many onboard enrichments complete the offering. Fares for the Grand Voyage Arctic 2021 begin from $71,100 per person—based on two sharing and including an Early Booking Bonus.
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE FARE?
Guests travelling aboard Silver Cloud for the Grand Voyage Arctic 2021 will benefit from the following inclusions:
- Roundtrip economy-class air
- $1,000 onboard credit (per guest)
- Exclusive shoreside events
- Overnight accommodation (pre-voyage)
- All Zodiac excursions & activities ashore
- Transfers (between airport/hotel and ship)
- Luggage service
- Complimentary laundry service
- Visa package
- Special commemorative expedition gear
- Medical service
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
On this remarkable itinerary that will unlock many unique experiences, travelers will follow in the footsteps of Amundsen, Franklin & Ross by traversing the famous Northwest Passage. This iconic route has long intrigued the most intrepid of travelers and remains a life-defining adventure for many. Historically significant destinations, such as Beechey Island and Gjoa Haven, will enable guests to learn more about the passage’s discovery, as they develop a deep appreciation for this pristine region and all that inhabits it.
For guests participating in the full Grand Voyage, Silversea has curated a selection of once-in-a-lifetime events:
Take private charter flights to the Eureka Research Station and cross the 80th parallel
From Resolute, one of Canada’s northernmost communities, Silversea’s guests will embark upon a bespoke day trip to the seldom visited Eureka Research Station—one of the coldest inhabited place on the planet—located near the legendary 80th parallel in the High Arctic.
Joined by celebrated Polar Explorer and lecturer, Tobias Thorleifsson, travelers will fly by private charter flight, crossing into the Arctic Circle. They will fly over the incredible island of Axel Heiberg, with its unique lunar valley landscape and petrified forests, as you visit the northernmost weather station in North America.
Soar above the Greenland Ice Cap in a helicopter, before landing on a glacier with a Glaciologist
Exclusive to guests embarking on the full Grand Voyage, a once-in-a-lifetime experience awaits travelers during a call in Nuuk. Silversea’s guests will soar high above the breathtaking Greenland Ice Cap in a helicopter, before landing on a glacier in the company of an experienced Glaciologist.
Enjoying remarkable panoramic views and expert insight, travelers will learn about these spectacular ice formations from an expert speaker, discovering how the melting of glaciers can impact our planet’s natural environment.
Take a scenic helicopter ride to embark on a traditional husky sled ride atop a glacier
After taking an awe-inspiring helicopter flight to a mountain-top glacier in Qeqertarsuaq, guests will experience a fascinating tradition that endures as a means of transport in just a few places around the world: husky sledding.
Reserved only for those completing the full Grand Voyage Arctic 2021 itinerary, this husky sledding experience showcases a historical local custom at its most authentic and promises to live long in the memory.