GBA Lifestyle News
By Gayatri Bhaumik | April 24th, 2016

Where to? USA, Canada, Greenland

Why you’ll love it: Finally, you can live out those pioneering fantasies by being among the first few to cruise the fabled Northwest Passage in luxury with Crystal Cruises. The new passageway enables travelers to explore a new frontier amidst the untamed wilds of the Beaufort Sea, the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, and Greenland.

Incredible landscapes and a chance to spot rare wild life await — upgrade your camera for once-in-a-lifetime shots of polar bears, narwhals, and musk oxen.  Intrepid types will also love the adventurous expeditions, such as fjord or iceberg kayaking, arctic golfing, and tundra trekking.

Fun fact: Explorers and fortune-seekers spent centuries trying to find the Northwest Passage. In 1852, The New York Times said it was the greatest geographical problem of the last three centuries.

Get there: The Crystal Cruise Northwest Passage journey starts in Anchorage, Alaska. Get there with Delta (via Seattle) or Air Canada (via Vancouver). Crystal Cruise provides transfers from Anchorage International Airport to the cruise terminal.

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