Explore remote Siberia, where wildness reigns

This fascinating exploration of the remote Siberian coastline promises rich culture and an astounding wealth of wildlife. Meet indigenous artists known for their intricate walrus ivory carvings, take in dramatic bird cliffs teeming with puffins and guillemots, then forge farther north, well above the Arctic Circle to Wrangel Island Reserve. Spend several days in this pristine landscape that’s home to the highest density of ancestral polar bear dens in the world, the largest population of Pacific walrus on Earth, and an astonishing variety of plant life. And before this Russian Arctic expedition comes to an end, witness one more site few get to see—an ancient, mysterious display of whale bones and skulls erected on Yttygran Island.      

  • Observe majestic polar bears at Wrangel Island Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage site dubbed the “polar bear nursery” for the high number of dens found here

  • See gray whales in their northern feeding grounds in the Chukchi and Bering Seas

  • Watch and photograph iconic wildlife such as Pacific walrus, polar bears, puffins and more

  • Visit Cape Dezhnev, the farthest poing east in Russia

  • Experience meaningful cultural exchanges across the entire breadth of Beringia

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Duration

13 Days

Price

From $20,120 per person

Dates

Aug

Sep

Next departure

8/7/2022

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Arctic, Russian Far East

Day By Day

Roam along the shores of Siberia, explore bays and deltas, and venture above the Arctic Circle to an island legendary for its large population of polar bears. Sail aboard National Geographic Orion or National Geographic Resolution, with an expedition leader who will create opportunities to get out and hike, kayak, and Zodiac cruise. Interact with the welcoming people of remote Russian outposts. Explore havens for marine wildlife and seabirds. Plus, explore with a top team of naturalists, including an undersea specialist and a cultural expert, plus a National Geographic photographer.

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Embark

Nome, Alaska

Disembark

Nome, Alaska

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Note: A Russian tourist visa is required.

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