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Arctic Travel

Arctic Travel Experts

As former Arctic cruise expedition staff on Arctic ice breakers, we have first-hand experience in this unique polar region, complemented with 2 decades of Arctic travel planning.

     We Guarantee the Lowest Fares and Best Special Offers. 

How We Pay it Forward

ExploringCircle strives to be more than a travel company. We offer extraordinary journeys while supporting inspiring people engaged in social and environmental issues, an easy process for travelers and our partners.

Science & Conservation

Best Arctic Savings

Polar Bear Trips

Featured Arctic Trips

8 days

Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

from $4,796

Kayaking, Photography, Polar Bears, Hiking, Culture

8 days

Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

Spend a week at this unique Canadian Arctic Wilderness Lodge and world-class beluga whale observation site. Situated 500 miles north of the Arctic Circle, the lodge offers fully-guided opportunities for hiking, kayaking and exploring the Arctic tundra in all-terrain vehicles. Observe muskox, polar bears plus more wildlife in their natural habitat while enjoying comfortable 

13 days

Classic Northwest Passage & Greenland

from $9,195

Polar Bears, Whale Watching, Zodiac Tours, Kayaking, History

Ship: Akademik Ioffe

13 days

Classic Northwest Passage & Greenland

This iconic voyage explores the remote Northwest Passage and stunning fjords of the Baffin Island coastline before crossing to Greenland and its mindblowing icebergs. Following the paths of the legendary early Arctic explorers as you journey through the archipelago of islands and channels of Canada’s high Arctic expedition style.

12 days

Baffin Island - Jewel of the High Arctic

from $7,995

Polar Bears, History, Whale Watching, Zodiac Tours, Kayaking, Hiking

Ship: Akademik Vavilov

12 days

Baffin Island - Jewel of the High Arctic

Discover the jewel that is Baffin Island on a true expedition. Explore deep fjords, soaring mountains and immense glacial systems while you spot for birds, marine wildlife and of course polar bears which abound in this region. Visit Inuit communities and significant historical locales of the Hudson’s Bay Company along with Beechey Island, the resting place of the ill-fated Franklin Expedition.

Arctic Travel Experts

Our travels as expedition staff and travel specialists in the Arctic have taken us across the top of the world from Spitsbergen, to Greenland, Iceland, Baffin Island and the Russian Far East. We have decades of experience planning  adventures in the "zone" and to the North Pole.

Why Book With Us

- Arctic & adventure travel experts
- Former Arctic expedition staff
- Non-biased opinion
- Special discounts
- Expert logistical assistance
- Member 1% For the Planet

How We Explore The Arctic

Arctic cruise ships are specially outfitted to brave the rigors of Arctic travel, allowing visitors an exceptional platform to explore this unique and rewarding region. Zodiac craft bring visitors close to glaciers, polar bears, walrus pods, icebergs and breaching whales. Shore visits with naturalists lend deep insight into this extraordinary landscape and its rich history.

Curious about experiencing an Arctic cruise adventure?

Arctic Travel Tips

Trip Report: Climate Change & The Arctic

Founder, Kristy Royce, returns from our special science expedition with 5 Gyres to the Canadian Arctic: "The trip changed me. It made me realize that I am the person that I’ve been waiting for to make a difference. And, that it is time to stop waiting."

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How We Pay it Forward

We are a proud member of 1% for the Planet, and make a commitment to donate one percent of our total sales to non-profits that share our mission.

Global Warming

Science Initiatives

Union of Concerned Scientists

Science Initiatives

Union of Concerned Scientists

We can reduce global warming emissions and ensure communities have the resources they need to withstand the effects of climate change. The Union for Concenrned Scientists develop science-based solutions for a healthy, safe, and sustainable future.

Water and Sanitation

Clean Water for All

Water1st International

Clean Water for All

Water1st International

A non-profit that supports high-quality water and sanitation projects that provide permanent solutions for the world’s poorest communities, improving health, education and women's lives in the process.

Plastics in Water

Oceanic Science Solutions

5 Gyres

Oceanic Science Solutions

5 Gyres

5 Gyres has been a global leader in researching the extent of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans.  They have vision of a planet free of plastic pollution and they undertake a range of initiatives towards this aim.  They conduct field research, publish data, educate youth and consumers as well as business and government leaders about ocean plastics, and advocate for solutions.