With PONANT, sail from Norway to Alaska via the Northeast Passage, the legendary maritime route that is covered by ice for much of the year. Aboard L’Austral, you will navigate the Arctic seas, meandering between the Siberian archipelagos: a voyage in search of little-known lands, rich in countless natural wonders.
Murmansk, one of the world’s northernmost cities, will be the first port of call on this all-new 25-day expedition cruise. You will then reach Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya, magnificent natural sanctuaries that are part of the Russian Arctic National Park.
A little further east, the immense polar desert of the Northern Land Archipelago, as well as the exceptional biodiversity of the New Siberian Islands, will offer you pure moments of wonder.
You will finally reach Chukotka, one of the most isolated region in the world. Covered with immense brightly coloured tundra, the region is home to various villages: an opportunity for you to share a few moments of the inhabitants’ life.
Before arriving in your disembarkation port of Nome, you will discover Wrangel Island’s biodiversity: it is unique in the world, like a real record of the earth’s last ice age.
Please note: your voyage rates include Flight Paris/Tromso + transfers + Flight Nome/Seattle.