Itinerary highlights include iconic sites of the adventures led by Jean-Baptiste Charcot, traversing the legendary Northwest Passage and sailing right to the heart of the most famous sites in the region, pushing the very boundaries of sea cruising to the Holy Grail of polar exploration: the North Pole.
At the boundaries of Arctic territories, the PONANT cruise company invites guests on the inaugural voyage of Le Commandant-Charcot, the first hybrid electric polar exploration ship.
The exceptional 15-day cruise between Iceland and Greenland takes guests to discover the emblematic sites of the polar adventure led by the renowned French explorer, Jean-Baptiste Charcot.
The journey begins in Le Havre, that has been the starting point for a lot of expeditions in direction of the north's frozen territories. After passing Rockall Rock, often battered by impressive waves, passengers sail along the coast of Alftanes Peninsula, situated in the south-west of Iceland.
Brand new Ponant itineraries include the Ross Sea, the eastern coast of Greenland, the geographic North Pole, the Northwest Passage, Charcot Island and Peter I Island.