Arctic Spring 2019
Arctic Travel March 2019
With the coldest months of winter now over, warming temperatures start to bring the region back to life, while dog sledding and snow-mobiling starts in earnest.
Arctic Travel April 2019
Spring comes on with a rush in April; welcoming longer days and increasing sunshine. Hungry female polar bears begin to emerge from their winter dens.
Arctic Travel May 2019
As the ice begins to break up, May marks the return of the first expedition ships, along with the return of whales and birds from their southerly winter migration.
Arctic Summer 2019
Arctic Travel June 2019
June’s a popular month to head north. Sail deep into Svalbard’s fjords in search of wildlife or take the season’s first icebreaker voyage to the North Pole.
Arctic Travel July 2019
Under the Midnight Sun, the Arctic summer is now in full swing with the wildlife in particular maximising this short window of opportunity.
Arctic Travel August 2019
As August draws to a close, expedition ships begin leaving Svalbard, travelling southwards down Greenland’s wild, little visited east coast en route to Iceland.
Arctic Autumn 2019
Arctic Travel September 2019
September can be a magical time in the Arctic. While a little cooler, the weather is generally stable and the autumnal colours are great for photography.
Arctic Travel October 2019
Temperatures are so low in October that Arctic travel almost comes to a halt, except in Churchill where close encounters with polar bears is an irresistible draw for wildlife …
Arctic Travel November 2019
While winter’s heavy cloak settles on the rest of the Arctic, the first two weeks of November in Churchill provide the best polar bear sighting opportunities on the planet.