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Arctic Tours
with AdventureSmith

Our unique land-based Arctic tours hone in on remote landscapes, wildlife migrations and ever-changing ice. Your base camp is at wilderness lodges and iconic polar bear viewing towns so you can be close to the wilderness you came to see. Why book your Arctic tour with AdventureSmith?

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Work with one Adventure Specialist to research, purchase & prepare for your Arctic tour.

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Our Arctic adventures focus on sustainable travel & preservation of wilderness.

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Our crew makes Arctic trip recommendations from our firsthand travels & trusted connections.

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We know how to match you with the best trip & savings, never sacrificing experience.

The Best Arctic Polar Bear Tours

The AdventureSmith Explorations team can advise you on the best Arctic polar bear tours depending on when you can travel, your preferred mode of transportation (expedition ship or overland) and more nuances that our expert team has learned from our collective firsthand experience on trips ranging from Svalbard, Norway, to Churchill, Canada. If seeing polar bears is on your bucket list, you’ve come to the right place. Our experts are focused on sustainable and wildlife-first travel experiences.

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“Our Arctic tours focus on sustainable travel & preservation of wilderness.”


Arctic Tours

Temperature & Rainfall

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High (F) 24 26 23 30 38 45 50 49 43 35 30 26
Avg. Low (F) 14 13 13 21 29 34 38 38 35 27 21 17
Avg. Rainfall (Inches) 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.7 1.1 1.4 0.6 0.5 0.4

Arctic Tours Timed for Wildlife

Traveling by land in the Arctic is highly motivated by the best weather for wildlife migrations, primarily of the polar bear and beluga whale. The season is shorter for most of our partner wilderness lodges than our expedition ships (which sail year-round), so you’ll most often see land-based itineraries running July through November. The later the month, the better chance to see northern lights on your tour. Note that the climate data referenced above is for Nuuk, Greenland.

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