Premiums will not be amplified to journey to the Top of the Earth with Poseidon Expeditions in the summer of 2021. As a substitute, rates will mirror all those in 2020 for the identical journey.
A few departures are scheduled in July and August 2021 aboard the 128-passenger fifty Years of Victory, a nuclear-run icebreaker. This icebreaker was goal-constructed to pilot scientific and cargo ships to tricky-to-achieve areas of the Arctic and together the Northeast Passage.
“No other ice-class vessel employed for business passenger vacation has the proven observe file, the reliability and sheer electricity to muscle its way to this one of a kind spot. Exactly where the frozen sea blocks the way for other ice-class expedition ships, the experience is just commencing aboard fifty Years of Victory. When not employed for North Pole tourism, this vessel can be observed supporting and clearing the way through the ice for cargo and vitality supply vessels in the Russian Higher Arctic,” claimed Nikolay Saveliev, president of Poseidon Expeditions.
This will be Poseidon’s twentieth time of operating icebreaker voyages to the North Pole. The software commenced in 2001 and to date far more than 4,600 polar adventurers have traveled north with Poseidon. Vacation to 90º north latitude and the North Pole in 2021 will be on the subsequent dates: July 10-22, July 21-Aug. 2, and Aug. 1-thirteen. Premiums for these departures will mirror all those for the summer of 2020. Early Chicken discounted rates (for bookings verified prior to Oct. 31, 2020) get started at $29,445 per man or woman with the discount. In addition to not increasing prices from the 2020 time, Poseidon declared that gratuities for the crew and expedition staff will now be involved in the 2021 rates.
The thirteen-working day software contains a whole working day of routines on the ice at the North Pole. After diligently navigating to 90º North, the crew ceremoniously drops the anchor on a strong extend of ice so that guests may well disembark on to the frozen sea. Portion of the enjoyable is becoming a member of arms with fellow travellers and actually walking all around the planet throughout a one of a kind Intercontinental Spherical Dance. Friends also delight in a barbeque food on the ice. Some may well decide to take a conventional (but optional) polar plunge into the icy h2o!
Later in the experience arrive Zodiac landings on Franz Josef Land, an sometimes frequented archipelago of 192 islands abundant in polar wildlife and stark landscapes in the Russian Higher Arctic. The software contains 1 night pre-cruise hotel lodging in Murmansk and all transfers to/from the airport and ship. Helicopter sightseeing excursions are involved.
Making an unforgettable encounter will be the activity of Poseidon’s fourteen-member expedition workers, which contains a maritime biologist, geologist, glaciologist, historian, geographer, Zodiac learn, visible artist, Citizen Science organizer and musician.
fifty Years of Victory
The most highly effective vessel of its variety, this planet-class nuclear icebreaker can smash through nearly 10 toes of ice in the large Arctic latitudes. The 525-foot, operating vessel carries 128 travellers in cozy lodging, all with exterior views and en suite facilities. Public spaces consist of a eating home aft salon for lectures, displays and socializing a bow-experiencing bar and lounge library a gym, two saunas and swimming pool with heated seawater. The ship is outfitted with a contemporary clinic staffed by a medical professional. Therapeutic massage remedy products and services are accessible.
About Poseidon Expeditions
With places of work in the US, Uk, Germany, Russia, Cyprus and China, Poseidon Expeditions is a major company of polar expeditions in the cruise business. The corporation is fully commited to secure and environmentally accountable polar vacation. It is a member of the Intercontinental Affiliation of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) and the Affiliation of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO).