Take a cruise expedition around the western side of Greenland for an up-close, cultural view of the people who inhabit this extreme landscape. Enjoy your Arctic holiday by sharing experiences with local people in settlements along the coast – visit a church, try local handicrafts, and experience the hunting techniques native people still use.
Length of Travel: 11 Days
Itinerary in Brief
Day 1: Embarkation in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Days 2-3: At sea.
Days 4-5: Explore southern Greenland.
Days 6-10: Explore towns and fjords of western Greenland.
Day 11: Disembarkation in Kangerlussuag, Greenland. Fly to Cophenhagen, Denmark.
Today, your journey begins in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik. Board your ship in the afternoon as it begins the journey westward towards Greenland. Become comfortable with your new home and fellow passengers.
The next two days will be at sea as you travel towards Greenland. This is the perfect opportunity to watch for whales and birds, chat with other travelers, listen to presentations, or relax in ship’s lounge.
Hot springs and mountains will welcome you to Greenland. You will have the opportunity to see Greenland’s southernmost town and learn history at an open-air museum.
After spending time along the southern tip of Greenland, your ship will travel northwards exploring the towns and fjords of western Greenland. You can expect to be enthralled by Viking history, ancient churches, mummies, and dog sledding.
Your adventure ends in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. You will fly back to Copenhagen with 10 days of memories.