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Polar Expeditions with Ponant onboard Le Commandant Charcot

If you’re looking for a truly unique and unforgettable travel experience, then sailing onboard Ponant’s Le Commandant Charcot is an excellent choice. Here are just a few reasons why:

Unparalleled access to remote polar regions:

Le Commandant Charcot is designed to sail through ice, she is a PC2 luxury ice-breaking ship, which means that it can access remote polar regions that are inaccessible to other ships, including the geographic North Pole. This means that you’ll be able to explore some of the most pristine and untouched landscapes on the planet.

Expert-led educational programs:

The ship has a team of experts and resident scientists on board who are available to provide lectures and educational activities on a variety of topics, including polar history, wildlife, science and climate change. This means that you’ll be able to learn about the places you’re visiting in depth and gain a deeper appreciation for the natural world.

State-of-the-art facilities:

Onboard, you’ll find luxury accommodation including duplex suites, as well as a spa, sauna, indoor pool and fitness centre. There’s also a library and lounge areas where you can relax and unwind. The ship’s dining options are also top-notch, with expert chefs preparing delicious meals using local and seasonal ingredients.

Spectacular views:

The ship is designed to offer spectacular views of the polar landscapes, with large windows throughout the ship and an observation lounge at the top of the ship. This means that you’ll be able to take in the breathtaking scenery from the comfort of the ship.

Sustainable travel:

Le Commandant Charcot is designed to minimise its environmental impact in a number of ways, including by using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a fuel source, treating all wastewater to international standards, and minimising underwater noise emissions. This means that you can travel with peace of mind, knowing that you’re doing your part to protect the planet.

Overall, sailing onboard Le Commandant Charcot is an excellent choice for anyone who wants to explore remote polar regions in comfort and style, while also learning about the natural world and supporting sustainable travel practices.

We’ve been onboard this incredible ship and can highly recommend it. Visit New Era Travel for a brochure on Le Commandant Charcot’s Polar Odysseys and other incredible voyages.