Expedition Disko Bay, Greenland

 

Overview

Location: Arctic
Destination: Arctic Cruises
Starting at: $6,450

 

Description

Fly by charter to explore Greenland, its ancient mummies, small villages with local snacks and much history, and amazing fjords. Look for whales and seabirds, and get to meet sled-dog teams.

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Ship

Silver Explorer Silver Explorer
Luxury Expeditions Ships
Capacity: 132

Cabin description & deck plan

 
 
 

Rates & Dates Prices are per person and shown in USD.

OWNER'S SUITEGRAND SUITESILVER SUITEMEDALLION SUITEEXPEDITION SUITEVERANDA SUITEVISTA SUITEVIEW SUITEEXPLORER CLASSADVENTURER CLASS
Aug 27, 2015 - Sep 3, 2015$17,950
 
$16,150
 
$14,250
 
$13,350
 
$11,550
 
$9,250
 
$7,850
 
$7,450
 
$6,750
 
$6,450
 
 

Itinerary

Day 1: Kangerlussuaq
Fly from Copenhagen by charter flight and embark the Silver Explorer by Zodiac. Meet your Expedition Leaders and listen to a briefing about Zodiacs.

Day 2: Sisimiut
Meet a dog sled owner and their dogs in this town just north of the Arctic Circle.

Day 3: Qeqertarssuaq
On this largest island visit a small hunting and fishing village of 1,000 people. Take a walk through the Valley of Winds (Blaesedal), then head to the Arctic Station just outside town.

Day 4: Qilaqitsoq & Uummannaq
Visit the Greenland Mummies – six women and two children – discovered in 1972 to be around 500 years old. Keep an eye out for whales as you approach Uummannaq. Walk through this village at the base of the heart-shaped mountain where halibut are processed in a factory.

Day 5: Saqqaq & Eqip Sermia Glacier
Explore the Disko Bay area, and enjoy coffee and cake (kaffe-mik) with the locals.

Day 6: Ilulissat
Experience the birthplace of icebergs, the Ilulissat Icefjord, where nearly 20 million tons of ice calve each day. Visit the local history museum and learn about ancient fishing ways.

Day 7: At Sea
Attend interesting lectures, relax, meet with new friends, and just enjoy the time at sea.

Day 8: Kangerlussuaq
Disembark after breakfast for your charter flight to Copenhagen.
 

Included

  • All cabins are ocean view suites and staterooms with Butler service
  • Complimentary parka, backpack and stainless steel water bottle
  • Onshore adventures
  • Complimentary wines and spirits, in-room Bar and 24-hour room service
  • Open-seated dining with gourmet meals
  • Onboard gratuities
  • Casual/informal attire (no formal nights)
     

Highlights

  • Visit a sled-dog team and meet their owners above the Arctic Circle
  • Walk to the Valley of Winds and Arctic Station with exquisite Basalt Mountain scenery around
  • View 500 year old mummies discovered in 1972
  • Watch for whales and seabirds
  • Visit a village at the base of a heart-shaped mountain (Uummannaq)
  • Learn about ancient Viking and Norse sites; enjoy coffee and cake (kaffe-mik) with locals
  • Experience the Jakobshavn Icefjord (optional by helicopter) creating 20 million tons of ice daily
     

 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of expedition cruising, itineraries are subject to change due to weather, ice conditions, natural and cultural events, wildlife viewing opportunities and other logistical considerations. In general, a ship's crew will endeavor to complete the itinerary provided, but the ultimate decision lies with the ship's captain and expedition leaders.

 
 
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