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Musk Oxen, Wrangel Island Reserve © E Hill

EXCLUSIVE EXPEDITIONS Wrangel Island Overland Expeditions

Join local Rangers on a 3 day (2 night) overland journey by special tundra buggy on a traverse of this incredible Nature Reserve to see and experience the remotest parts of the island and enjoy unique wildlife encounters. Limited to two groups of 5 persons per expedition.

High Arctic Expedition

The ultimate in High Arctic Experiences ... they simply don’t come any better ... spend 10 days exploring this unique World Heritage Nature Reserve with local Rangers and Researchers. You will travel by special tundra buggy, camp in field huts and enjoy wildlife encounters and photographic opportunities that professionals dream about. Only 1 departure per season ... Limited to just 5 persons.

Wrangel Island Optional Extensions (See Page 22)

Arctic Fox cub, Wrangel Island Reserve © E Hill Herald Is.

near the mouth of the inlet. It is a wild, desolate landscape that is strangely beautiful. We search the dunes and tidal areas for birdlife including Emperor Geese and Spoon-billed Sandpipers. Gray Whales frequent the area and are sometimes spotted feeding only metres offshore.

Ground Squirrel, Beringia National Park © A Teraurds

Day 13: Bering Strait and Chukotka Coast Early morning we will pass the Diomede Islands, sometimes called Tomorrow Island and Yesterday Isle because they straddle the International Date Line. Here Russia and America are separated by only 2.3 nautical miles of ocean. We will remain in Russian territory as we cruise south past the islands. Later this afternoon we make an expedition landing on the Chukotka coast, our last chance to enjoy the wildlife and tundra landscape. Day 14: At Sea Relax as we sail across Anadyrskiy Bay towards Anadyr. Day 15: Anadyr After breakfast it will be time to say our farewells. There will be a complimentary transfer to the airport or to a central downtown hotel.

Snowy Owl, Wrangel Island Reserve © I Menyshina

as it is a major Polar Bear denning area. Also, each summer thousands of birds migrate here to breed including Snow Geese, Snowy Owls, skuas, Arctic Terns, Ross’s, Sabine and Ivory Gulls.

Enquire for a full itinerary and/or a Bird and Mammal List.

Day 11: North Siberian Coast Bounded by narrow sand ridges with numerous lagoons and inlets, this area offers plenty of places to land and explore this extensive coastline. We will be on the lookout for whales, walrus and other wildlife. We will see Chukchi villages whose residents survive in an unforgiving climate, hunting seals and whales just as their ancestors did. Day 12: Kolyuchin Inlet So huge that it is visible from satellite photos, this inlet contains vast numbers of waterfowl and migratory waders. We concentrate our visit on the Belaka Spit

Wrangel Is. ALASKA Nome

Cape Dezhnev Uelen

Van Karem

Lavrentiya Provideniya

Chukotka RUSSIAN FAR EAST (Eastern Siberia)

BERING SEA

Anadyr

8 – 22 July 2019 VOYAGE #KK1926

22 JULY – 5 August 2019 VOYAGE #KK1928

5 – 19 August 2019 VOYAGE #KK1930

13 – 27 July 2020 VOYAGE #SHO2027

3 – 17 August 2020 VOYAGE #SOE2009

17 – 31 August 2020 VOYAGE #SOE2011 Prices:

2019 2020

Heritage Suite

$15,000 pp*

$13,800 pp*

Mini Suite

$14,150 pp*

$13,000 pp*

Superior Plus

$13,625 pp*

$12,500 pp*

Superior

n/a

$11,500 pp*

Main Deck

n/a

$10,500 pp*

Main Deck Triple

n/a

$ 9,500 pp*

* The price listed includes the additional local payment of $500 which is payable in US$ cash onboard the ship. (All prices are per person in US$).

Additional Option: Private charter flight Nome to Anadyr to Nome

$ 2,000 pp

Price Includes: Pre/Post cruise transfers, all on board ship accommodation, meals and all expedition shore excursions. Price Excludes: All items of a personal nature, laundry, drinks, gratuities. International/domestic flights, visas and travel insurance.

Chukotka culture © A Fergus

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Heritage Expeditions 2019-20 Expedition Cruising Brochure  

Explore Antarctica, the Subantarctic, South Pacific and Russian Far East with wildlife adventure company Heritage Expeditions. Travel aboard...

Heritage Expeditions 2019-20 Expedition Cruising Brochure  

Explore Antarctica, the Subantarctic, South Pacific and Russian Far East with wildlife adventure company Heritage Expeditions. Travel aboard...