Greenland from the Sea from Copenhagen, 9 days

Ocean CruiseDenmark and Greenland

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From $6,675 USD
June 6 - August 22, 2018
9 Days / 8 Nights

Combination land and sea, cruise Greenland's West coast from Ilulissat along Disko Bay to South Greenland. Visit Sisimiut, Nuuk, Eric's Fjord and Narsaq.

Overview

Greenland from the Sea from Copenhagen, a fascinating combination land and cruise onboard Sarfak Ittuk southwards along the West Coast. Voyage from Ilulissat down Greenland's archipelago with glaciers, fjords, quaint villages to Qaqortoq, enjoying a thriving cultural scene. Meet the locals as the ship calls at major towns and small settlements. End your trip with a helicopter transfer to Narsarsuaq Airport, viewing spectacular scenery from the air!

Operation

June 6 - August 22, 2018

Departure

Guaranteed departures from Copenhagen on Wednesdays:
June 6, 13, 20, 27
July 4, 11, 18, 25
August 1, 8, 15, 22

Price

  • from $6,665 per person in double room/cabin
  • from $8,350 single room/cabin
  • from $235 full board during cruise

Included

  • Air Greenland flight, Copenhagen-Ilulissat
  • Air Greenland flight, Narsarsuaq-Copenhagen
  • Transfers as per program
  • 5 nights hotel accommodations with private facilities
  • Breakfast at hotels
  • 2 x dinner at Hotel Arctic
  • 3 nights cruise onboard M/S Sarfak Ittuk
  • Debriefing with guide before departure from Narsaq
  • Destination guide in Ilulissat and Narsaq
  • City walk/tour in Ilulissat, Sisimiut, Nuuk and Narsaq

Not Included

  • International airfare & airport tax
  • Meals during the cruise (can be bought in the ship's cafeteria)
  • Guide during cruise
  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities
  • Personal insurance / personal items
  • $25 Service fee

Please note

  • No guide during cruise

Tour Options

  • *Full board meal package during cruise
  • Optional excursions in Ilulissat
  • Tour also available as:
  • Greenland from the Sea from Reykjavik, available as 9-day cruise/tour, from $6,070 per person in double
  • Greenland from the Sea from Copenhagen also available as 6-day cruise/tour, from $5,995 per person in double

Day 1 REYKJAVIK - ILULISSAT (D)

Wednesday
Air Greenland morning flight from Copenhagen to Ilulissat. Meet and greet by Arctic Adventure guide. Transfer to the hotel for check-in, information meeting including details for the upcoming ship voyage and guided city walk.

Included meals: Welcome dinner

Optional excursions during stay in Ilulissat:
City Walk Ilulissat
Hike to Sermermiut
Hunter's Settlement - Rodebay
Midnight Cruise to the Ice Fjord
Helicopter to Ilulissat Icefjord
Hunter's Settlement - Ilimanaq
Home Visit
The Calving Galcier Eqi & Inut Settlement Ataa
Fishing
Visit the Greenland huskies
Whale Safari
Deluxe flight over Ilulissat Ice Fjord
Ice fjord Photo Sight seeing
Hike on the Cecily Trail
Rodebay Kayak Masterclass
Ilulisdsat Kayak Evening

Hotel Arctic ****+

Day 2 - 4 ILULISSAT - OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS (B, D*)

Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Breakfast at the hotel. Days at leisure in Ilulissat. Being situated almost 400 km north of the Polar Circle you have a fantastic opportunity to discover more about daily life in the Arctic. Your guides can help organize home visits, gentle walks to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ilulissat Icefjord or maybe you just wish to sit on the hotel balcony and watch the gigantic icebergs float by!

Included meals: Breakfast (* and dinner Saturday night)

Hotel Arctic ****+

Day 5 ILULISSAT - EMBARKATION - CRUISE (B)

Sunday
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure in Ilulissat for optional excursions until afternoon transfer to the pier for embarking MV Sarfaq Ittuk. Departure at 16:30 for our southbound cruise along the Greenlandic West coast.

21.00-22.00: Short stop in Aasiaat.

Included meals: Breakfast

Onboard M/S Sarfaq Ittuk, outside cabin

Day 6 WEST COAST CRUISE - SISIMIUT

Monday
Sailing south along the Greenlandic West coast.
09.00-11.00 Call at Sisimiut including city tour of Sisimiut.
21.15-22.30 Short stop in Maniitsoq.

Included meals: None (optional meal package)

Onboard M/S Sarfaq Ittuk, outside cabin

Day 7 WEST COAST CRUISE - NUUK

Tuesday
Sailing south along the Greenlandic West coast.
07.30-13.00 Call at Nuuk including special city tour of Nuuk.

Included meals: None (optional meal package)

Onboard M/S Sarfaq Ittuk, outside cabin

Day 8 WEST COAST CRUISE - QAQORTOQ

Wednesday
Sailing in the South Greenland Archipelago.
06:00-06:30 Short stop in Paamiut.
21:30: Arrival to Narsaq.

Meet and greet by Arctic Adventure guide. Transfer to the hotel for check-in.
Included meals: None

Hotel Narsaq ****

Day 9 DEPARTURE GREENLAND (B)

Thursday
Breakfast at the hotel. Short guided city tour of Narsaq and debriefing with Arctic Adventure guide.

Today you will fly back to Copenhagen around midday - but first you will travel to Narsarsuaq Airport by helicopter! Flying in low altitude over the magnificent Arctic landscape, this is a memorable way to end your trip!

NB! on certain days, if there is no helicopter availability, the transfer Narsaq-Narsarsuaq will be by boat!

Included meals: Breakfast

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