Greenland from the Sea from Reykjavik, 8 days

Ocean CruiseIceland and Greenland

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From $5,545 USD
June 8 - August 24, 2019
8 Days / 7 Nights

Greenlandic West Coast cruise with remote harbors, from Disko Bay to fertile South Greenland, onboard M/S Sarffaq Ittuk. Visit Ilulissat, Nuuk and Narsaq.

Overview

Explore West Greenland, the world's biggest island, from the sea. Join an amazing journey along the Greenlandic West Coast onboard the m/v Sarffaq Ittuk. Meet the locals traveling from town to town; enjoy varied landscapes from rough Arctic nature to green and fertile South Greenland. Sail in open waters, fjords and narrow straits, witness bustling harbors in remote villages. Visit Ilulissat, Nuuk and Nasrsaq; join optional excursions in both cities.

Operation

June 8 - August 24, 2019

Departure

Guaranteed departures from Reykjavik every Saturday:
June 8, 15, 22, 29
July 6, 13, 20, 27
August 3, 10, 17, 24

Price

  • from $5,545 per person in double room/cabin
  • from $6,845 single room/cabin

Included

  • Return flights from Reykjavik including all taxes
  • Transfers as per program
  • 4 nights hotel accommodations
  • Breakfast at hotels
  • Cruise onboard M/S Sarfak Ittuk, outside cabin
  • Welcome & Farewell dinner at Hotels
  • Debriefing with guide before departure from Narsaq
  • Destination guide in Ilulissat & Narsaq
  • City walk/tour in Ilulissat, Sisimiut, Nuuk and Narsaq

Not Included

  • International airfare & airport tax
  • Guide during cruise
  • Meals during the cruise*
  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities
  • Personal insurance / personal items
  • $25 Service fee

Please note

  • No guide during cruise however special information will be provided to the guests by our guide in Ilulissat the day before the ship voyage.
  • Breakfast and meals on board M/V Sarfaaq Ittuk can be bought in cafeteria
  • * Full board package is available.

Tour Options

  • * Full meal package during cruise
  • Optional excursions in Ilulissat and Narsaq
  • Tour also available as:
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Day 1 REYKJAVIK - ILULISSAT (D)

Saturday
Air Iceland afternoon flight from Reykjavik Domestic Airport to Ilulissat. Meet & greet by an Arctic Adventure guide. Transfer to the hotel for check-in, information meeting including details for the upcoming ship voyage and guided City walk.

Optional excursions during stay in Ilulissat.

Included meals: Welcome dinner at Hotel Arctic

Optional excursions during stay in Ilulissat:
Hike to Sermermiut
Hunter's Settlement - Rodebay
Sunset Cruise to the Ice Fjord
Hunter's Settlement - Ilimanaq
Home Visit
The calving glacier Eqi and Inuit Settlement Ataa
Fishing tour
Visit the Greenland Huskies
Whale Safari
Deluxe flight over Ilulissat Ice Fjord
Ice Fjord Photo Sightseeing
Hike on the Cecily Trail
Rodebay Kayak Masterclass
Ilulissat Kayak Evening

Hotel Arctic ****

Day 2 ILULISSAT - WEST COAST CRUISE (B)

Sunday
Breakfast at the hotel.
Day at leisure in Ilulissat for optional excursions until afternoon transfer to the pier for embarking M/S 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

M/S Sarfaq Ittuk, outside cabin on board

Day 3 WEST COAST CRUISE - SISIMIUT (B)

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)

M/S Sarfaq Ittuk, outside cabin on board

Day 4 WEST COAST CRUISE - NUUK

Tuesday
Sailing south along the Greenlandic West Coast.
07.00-9.00: Call at Nuuk including special Arctic Adventure city tour of Nuuk.
16.30-16.45: Short stop in Qeqertarsuatsiaat
23.30-23.59: Short stop in Paamiut

Included meals: None

M/S Sarfaq Ittuk, outside cabin on board

Day 5 WEST COAST CRUISE - NARSAQ

Wednesday
Sailing in the South Greenland Archipelago.
06.45-07.00: Short stop in Arsuk
16.00-19.00: Stop in Qaqortoq
21:00: Arrival in Narsaq
Meet and greet by an Arctic Adventure guide. Transfer to the hotel for check-in.

Included meals: None

Hotel Narsaq ****

Day 6 NARSAQ (B)

Thursday
Breakfast at the hotel. Days at leisure in Narsaq. Your Arctic Adventure guide will offer you a complimentary guided city tour of Qaqortoq so you can get your bearings. Optional excursions in Narsaq.

Included meals: Breakfast

Hotel Narsaq ****

Day 7 NARSAQ (B,D)

Friday
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Narsaq pier and by boat through Erik's Fjord to Narsarsuaq. Transfer to the hotel for check-in and briefing by our guides.

Included meals: Breakfast & farewell dinner

Hotel Narsaq ****

Day 8 NARSARSUAQ - REYKJAVIK (B)

Saturday
Breakfast at the hotel followed by goodbye coffee with your Arctic Adventure guide(s).

Tonight you will fly back to Keflavik - 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 service, the transfer Narsaq-Narsarsuaq will be by boat!

Depending on the arrival time of your transfer - there may be time to join a short excursion from Narsarsuaq to the Qoroq Glacier or the remains of Eric the Red's Farm. Please check with your Arctic Adventure guide if this is possible.

Included meals: Breakfast

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