Journey to the Ends of the Earth on a Polar Regions Tour
Epic frozen landscapes and days filled with exhilarating adventures await those who book a Polar Regions Tour with Enchanting Travels. Brimming with bucket-list activities and attractions, the region is the domain of some of the most remote locales on Earth – and also some of the most beautiful!
Follow in the footsteps of great explorers and admire breathtaking wintery terrain, from millennia-old glaciers and iconic snow-capped peaks to icebergs the size of small islands.
A Polar Regions Tour isn’t solely about soaking up spectacular snowy scenery; the region’s frosty islands and mineral-rich waters are also the home of some of the world’s most extraordinary creatures. Polar bears trek for miles across the Arctic in search of food, while Antarctica is on the main migratory route to Australia, South America, and Africa for numerous whale species.
You could also have the ultimate penguin spotting experience on Antarctica’s Cuverville Island or glimpse downy seals protecting their young on the Arctic sea ice. Birdwatchers will be in their element in both locations – puffins, terns, eagles, and albatrosses are just some of the magnificent creatures you can expect to spot.
When it comes to where to visit within the Polar Regions, you’ll find the Arctic and Antarctica are polar opposites in more than just their geographical locations. Plan an exciting cruise to Antarctica if you’d like to sail past scientific research stations and admire Adélie, Emperor, and Gentoo penguins in their natural habitats.
By contrast, the Arctic’s diverse topography and unique wildlife offer up a wealth of things to do and see. Unlike Antarctica which is mostly uninhabited, you’ll have the chance to meet fascinating indigenous communities who have adapted to living on the Arctic’s harsh shores over the course of many centuries.
Temperatures always remain below 32°F (0°C), regardless of where you venture to in the Polar Regions. Wrap up warm for day trips on land. The nail-biting chill is well worth the effort to admire towering pillars of ice and enjoy close encounters with the planet’s most incredible creatures. If you book through Enchanting Travels, you’ll stay on a small cruise ship with a range of luxury amenities – from observation lounges to saunas – which you can make full use of once your daily activities are completed.
Whether you’re a wildlife-lover, intrepid explorer or simply fascinated in the world of natural science, a Polar Regions Tour really is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. And the journey there? Getting to the far-flung Arctic or Antarctic is all part of the adventure!
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