- Le Boreal
- Luxury Expedition Ship
- 264 Capacity
- 11 Days
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Summary : Explore the stunning regions from Reykjavik, Iceland to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. After rounding Cape Farewell, reach the west coast of Greenland with its majestic icebergs, lush green plains and colorful villages encircled by mountains. Meet local people and increase your knowledge of Inuit culture. Visit the Paul Emile Victor Base which holds artifacts and relics of French polar expeditions. Walk up to a panoramic view point overlooking a glacier towards the Greenland polar icecap (Inlandsis), the second largest expanse of ice in the world. Be enchanted by Zodiac trips to UNESCO World Heritage Sites including icy fjords, majestic icebergs, and Disko Bay Glacier.
Activities : Birding, Child-Friendly, Culture, Hiking
$7,575 to $20,775
Embark your vessel for introductions to experienced crew and fellow travelers. Settle in to life onboard as your cruise begins its voyage.
As you sail to Greenland, explore the ship and enjoy time to take advantage of onboard amenities. Relax in the spa, read in the library, workout in the fitness center, enjoy a gourmet meal, or watch incredible views from the panoramic lounge.
Witness the rugged and scenic coastline while traveling past Cape Farewell, the southernmost point of Greenland. Photo opportunities abound while marveling at the natural beauty of The Great North.
Sailing along the coast of Greenland, visit the town of Narsaq. Fishing and sheep farming provide livelihoods to this community. Home to more than half of the sheep farms in Greenland, enjoy Narsaq's picturesque views and natural coastal harbor. Explore and discover its history and culture in the company of expert guides.
When Erik the Red, the exiled Norse chief, landed on Nuuk at the tail end of the 10th century, he found a fertile and welcoming land dotted with fjords. Settling there with a group of his former countrymen, they remained the principal inhabitants for 500 years until their population declined and gave way to the Inuit. Nuuk is situated at the mouth of one of the largest fjords in the world, where the waters never freeze. Spreading gently out towards the Davis Strait, Nuuk enjoys a historic center rich in national heritage.
The National Museum is home to fabulous collections depicting the hunting and fishing lifestyle of Inuit people. Despite being Greenland’s largest city and its capital, Nuuk can only be reached by air or sea, as there are virtually no roads on Greenland. Vivid red, blue, green and yellow houses are a lively contrast to Greenland's somber waters and serve to lift the spirits of locals during winter months. Nuuk is visually emotive and imbued with expressions of the tundra, sea and sky.
Cruise along Greenland's West Coast passing remote Itilleq and absorbing the stunning scenery. Watch for wildlife and birds while sharing travel experiences with fellow passengers.
One of the region’s most impressive sights, Eqi Glacier breaks the silence with roars and crackles of calving icebergs. Regularly breaking off from the glacier into the fjord, experience the impressive sights and sounds of falling icebergs while cruising close to shore.
Visit the Paul Emile Victor Base which holds artifacts and relics of French polar expeditions. A panoramic viewpoint overlooks the glacier of Greenland’s polar icecap, the second largest expanse of ice in the world.
At the heart of Disko Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ilulissat Icefjord provides an extraordinary spectacle of surreal beauty. Sculptural icebergs continue on their timeless journey, shimmering with eternal light. Vast pieces of ice break off from the bergs rejoining the inexorable movement of the sea. Close by lies the town of Ilulissat, the region’s principal destination. Encircled by icebergs, it has retained a unique mix of traditional Arctic life, with multicolored wooden houses, huskies and leather tanners who still use the ancient methods of their ancestors.
Discover extraordinary fjords while cruising past Kitsisarssuit. Sailing south towards Kangerlussuaq, Greenland's natural beauty continues to deliver abundant opportunities to capture its unique essence with remarkable photos.
Conclude the expedition and disembark in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland.
This itinerary is subject to change. ExpeditionTrips.com is not responsible for itinerary changes.
Flights from Paris to Paris; transfers; port and safety taxes; polar parka; all meals from dinner on the day of embarkation to breakfast on the day of disembarkation; welcome aboard and captain’s cocktail parties, gala dinner; gratuities; open bar; mineral water, tea, filter coffee, white, red and rosé wines served with meals; 24-hour room service (selected menu); evening entertainments and events, and/or organized shows; porterage from the quayside to the ship and vice versa; English-speaking guest-speaker (when applicable).
Airport taxes; insurances; airport porterage; day rooms and other services at arrival and departure, before embarkation and after disembarkation; optional shore excursions (sold on board); beverages not included in open bar; expedition photo disc and video (approx $85); laundry services; visa expenses; disembarkation and access fees to restricted and protected areas; personal expenses; fuel surcharge may apply.