Arctic Circumnavigation: One Extraordinary Journey in Four Parts
Passionate polar adventurers are quickly claiming their cabins aboard legendary icebreaker Kapitan Khlebnikov for a full circumnavigation of the Arctic! Cutting through the Canadian High Arctic, Northeast Passage, Extreme Greenland and the Northwest Passage, and featuring two on-board helicopters for spectacular flightseeing, this journey is exclusive to Quark. Limited availability – call to book.
Penguin Watch Contest Advances Research by 6 Months
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the Penguin Watch ‘Citizen Scientist’ contest, including the over 70,000 new Penguin Watch members who helped annotate over 18,000 penguin colony images as part of the contest. Your work has advanced the team’s research by 6 months! Stay tuned for an announcement of the contest winner.
Iceland Amazes with Geographical and Cultural Contrasts
Our passengers are always taken aback by Iceland’s spectacular geography, but delight too at its rich culture, folklore and lifestyle. In the blog post Beyond Reykjavik, we explore authentic arctic villages, secret hideaways and significant historical sites. In From Vikings to Elves, we explore the mystery and folklore of a culture in which elves still thrive today.
Help Us Name Our Polar Bear!
As part of Polar Bears International and Arctic Sea Ice Day on July 11, Quark is proud to sponsor a female polar bear, currently known only as “X37136”. Track her movement along with us on the BearTracker website and help us pick her name. Stay tuned on our blog for the upcoming “Name our Polar Bear” contest, and for your chance to win a polar bear adoption kit.
More Ways to Save on Polar Travel
Until 30 June 2015, you can still save on a variety of different voyages. Quark’s Polar Travel Advisers have the best expertise in the business and love to help passengers choose just the right itinerary for their Arctic or Antarctic adventure. Check out some of the ways to save on our website.
Unfettered Access to Eastern Europe by Private Jet
Join our sister company TCS World Travel, the premier operator of private jet tours, on an in-depth exploration of Eastern Europe. This trip unveils the rich histories and emerging highlights of this enigmatic region. Enjoy special access to iconic sights, experience distinctive performances and indulge in the culinary delights of Eastern European culture during this 20-day journey.
London | Berlin | Ljubljana, Slovenia | Krakow, Poland | Moscow | Baku, Azerbaijan | Riga, Latvia | Kotor, Montenegro | Prague
SEPT. 17 – OCT. 6, 2015 – 20 Days // 78 Guests
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