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Passenger capacity is 264 but limited to 199 exclusively on A&K charters. This allows us to deliver an authentic small-ship cruising experience, optimised to offer comfortable, uncrowded access to beautiful public spaces.
Holiday Length

23 nights

Price guide

From £26,785pp

The price shown is a guide – based on two people sharing and excluding international flights. Please reference the Departure dates & prices box below for more details and ask your travel specialist for more information.
Holiday type



A&K expedition – The Northwest Passage: Greenland to the Bering Sea

Observe unique wildlife on the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, photograph rugged landscapes and glittering icebergs in West Greenland, and learn about remote communities in Kangerlussaq and Little Diomede. Join us on this exciting voyage and follow in the foosteps of polar explorers as you cruise the Northwest Passage, discovering the fascinating history of the region and seeing their legacy at Beechy Island. Witness a breath-taking natural phenomenon at the ‘Smoking Hills’ and observe rare wildlife up close. Relax onboard luxurious Le Boreal, with guaranteed balcony accommodation, and soak in the beauty of this glacial wonderland.


  • Cruise for 21 nights through the Arctic’s wildest regions on luxurious Le Boreal, enjoying guaranteed balcony accommodation and a guest capacity limited to just 199, only when exclusively chartered by A&K
  • Sail with A&K’s award-winning expedition team, including a geologist, historian, ornithologist, botanist, and marine biologist, as well as field naturalists and Zodiac driver-guides
  • Enjoy all-inclusive cruising, complete with on-board meals and house drinks, Zodiac excursions, expedition gear, port charges, tips, Traveller’s Valet® laundry service, and complimentary wifi
  • Benefit from expert photography guidance with lectures and workshops led by a dedicated A&K photo-coach
  • Embark on a rare voyage to the Northwest Passage in the footsteps of legendary explorers, sailing from Greenland to the Canadian Arctic, then to the Bering Sea and Alaska
  • Explore the west coast of Greenland, where you can cruise iceberg-studded fjords and visit with local Inuit in their villages
  • Marvel at wonders such as the Ilulissat Icefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Franklin Bay’s ‘Smoking Hills’
  • Delve into the remote Yukon territory at Herschel Island where the Arctic whaling industry once thrived
  • Take advantage of A&K internal flights to Kangerlussuaq and Anchorage, conveniently beginning and ending your journey in North America

Please download the PDF to view all prices for our Arctic Luxury Expedition Cruises 

See all of our 2020-2021 prices (PDF – 73KB)

Departure date 

The departure date for this Luxury Expedition Cruise is:

24 August 2020 – 16 September 2020 (23 nights) 


This departure is aboard Le Boreal 

View Le Boreal deck plan (PDF – 775KB)


Journey details

Due to the nature of Luxury Expedition Cruises, itineraries are for guidance purposes only and may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances including weather, wildlife, ice, medical emergencies and other conditions beyond A&K’s control at the sole discretion of the Captain onboard.

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