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.
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.
Polar Cruise Ships
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.