Trip Summary and Itinerary Map
- 6 full days exploring little visited East Greenland
- This timesaving Fly/ Sail combination = less travel, more time exploring
- We like this small 68 ship for its maneouvrability & panoramic lounge
- Kayaking (additional cost) & Hiking
- Complimentary Reykjavik hotel stay (2 nights) + parka jacket
Day 1: Reykjavik
Your adventure begins with an overnight stay in thoroughly modern Reykjavik, the world's northernmost capital city.
Day 2: Embarkation Day at Constable Point
You'll fly from Reykjavik to Constable Point to board your vessel and begin your expedition. Get ready for a great adventure ahead!
Day 3: Apelfjord
You'll cruise through breathtaking Apelfjord. Fjords punctuate the scenery all around. Your day will be spent exploring and Zodiac cruising through a multitude of dazzling icebergs, fjords and sounds in all shapes and sizes. Be on the lookout for Arctic fox and musk ox, which roam free here.
Day 4: Brogetdal and Waltershausen Glacier
Multi-hued mountains surround lovely Brogetdal, which was originally called "painted valley," and later translated to mean "multicoloured valley." You'll view colourful vistas, and fascinating geology. Later, you'll travel to the impressive and rarely visited Waltershausen Glacier, an imposing ice floe at the head of Nordfjord, named after German explorer Baron Wolfgang Sartorius von Waltershausen, after his failed 1869 attempt to reach the North Pole via East Greenland.
Day 5: Blomsterbugten and Renbugten
Blomsterbugten, the 'Bay of Flowers', is home to beautiful purple and gold coloured rocks that you'll view from a distance, or on a hike for those who wish. Later you'll continue to Renbugten, called 'Reindeer Bay' for the herd of 12 reindeer seen on one of the first expeditions to the area. Arctic hare are a common and delightful sight in this area.
Day 6: Ella Oya
Ella Oya is a hiker's paradise. The area is surrounded by ice-choked waters, rugged cliffs and sky-blue icebergs. Challenge yourself with a climb to the top of the island, the views are worth it.
Day 7: Ittoqqortoormiit and Hall Bredning
At the start of the sound, Itoqqortoormiit is East Greenland's most northerly community and boasts a blend of traditional and modern lifestyles. With clear skies, you'll have a great opportunity to see the northern lights. You can also support local Inuit artisans by purchasing unique handicrafts. Your time here is spent bonding with the Inuit people and gaining an appreciation of their way of life. Later, you'll see huge icebergs - larger than football fields, taller than apartment buildings - crossing Hall Bredning, part of Scoresby Sund.
Day 8: Frederiksdal and Sydkap
Sailing on, deeper into Scoresby Sund you'll encounter massive icebergs and an ancient Thule settlement as you approach Sydkap. The scenery here is unforgettable, with towering mountainsides and hundreds of monumental icebergs playing tricks with your sense of perception.
Day 9: Disembarkation at Constable Point
Arrive at Constable Point and disembark the ship. Sit back and enjoy your charter flight from Constable Point to Reykjavik, the vibrant and artistic capital of Iceland. Overnight in your comfortable Reykjavik hotel.
Day 10: Depart Reykjavik
Make your own way to the airport for your return flight home, or spend some extra time in Reykjavik - you'll be amazed at the variety of attractions and must-see places of interests Reykjavik has to offer.
NOTE: This itinerary is for guidance only. Each voyage will vary depending on ice and weather conditions, and opportunities to see wildlife. Flexibility is key and all part of the adventure of an expeditionary cruise.
About The Ship
- Launched in 2019, a state-of-the-art ship purposely built for expedition cruising
- Majority of cabins have a private balcony
- Glass-domed Observation Lounge for spotting wildlife in warmth
- Optional activities for active adventurers: kayaking, camping & stand-up paddle boarding
- Daily off ship excursions are complemented by impressive onboard health & wellness facilities
The huge observation lounge with floor to ceiling windows will make it hard to miss anything and four zodiac loading bays means it's super quick to operate excursions and landings.
Ben Rowley Arctic Consultant
Prices, Departures and Inclusions
Prices quoted below are per person based on 2 people sharing. Cabin availability changes all the time so please contact us for up-to-date details and information on specific cabin availability.
* Note: Prices are per person. Paid in USD ($) - figure above is based on today's exchange rate. Actual cost $7495
Optional Adventure Activities:
Sea Kayaking - $695 per person
Hiking - complimentary
Single Supplement And Child Policy
For those travelling solo and want their own cabin, the single supplement in a twin cabin is 1.7 times the cost of a single berth. However, there is no single supplement for passengers willing to share a cabin.
At date of embarkation, the minimum age restriction of 8 years and a minimum height and weight requirement of 64lbs or 29kg and 48" or 1.2m must be met.
- Complimentary parka jacket
- 2 nights pre/ post hotel accommodation
- Charter flights Reykjavik/ Greenland return
- Voyage aboard the vessel as indicated in the itinerary
- Accommodation during the voyage on full board basis
- All shore excursions and zodiac activities
- Educational lectures by expert onboard polar guides
- Access to an onboard doctor and basic medical services
- Loan of rubber boots for the voyage's duration
- Comprehensive pre-departure information
- Port taxes and any entry fees to historic landing sites
- International flights to & from Reykjavik
- Any additional services before & after your voyage
- Transfers not specific to the itinerary
- Travel insurance
- Optional adventure activities
- Any visa, passport and vaccination expenses
- Airport arrival or departure taxes
- Items of a personal nature: laundry, beverages, etc
- Customary staff gratuity at the end of the voyage
- Additional onboard purchases (i.e. gift shop)