East Greenland-Northern Lights

01 N-Reykjavik, 01 N –Akureyri ,03 N –Sea , 4N-Greenland National Park, 4 N- Scoreby Sund Fjord
from/per person  135,325

East Greenland : Northern Lights

Greenland Holidays release the crude energy of the nature, of unequivocal and perfect magnificence. When you Travel to this place, the sheer force of the reasonable light will astonish you and spellbind you. It is a land for the dauntless. This goal guarantees you a blend of unanticipated experience like no other, with different Greenland Vacation Packages on offer.

You will find unfenced wildness on your Trip to Greenland, which will loan you a sentiment of not being restricted. Greenland Tours likewise incorporate a ton of skiing and dog sled adventures , an incessant sight over the area. There are many Greenland Travel Packages to give you an essence of this.

In spite of the fact that transportation is a somewhat costly issue in the snow-secured landscape, spending lavishly on helicopter and pontoon rides on Greenland Holiday Packages won’t abandon you feeling ransacked. Take part in ocean kayaking, salmon angling or shake moving amid your remain. While on your Greenland Tour, you can lounge in the freshness of your encompassing and delight in the beauteous radiance of the mountain-scapes and frosty icy masses. Come, observe the astonish of the Northern Lights.

PLACES TO BE COVERED: AKUREYRI, REYKJAVIK, SPITSBERGEN, SCORESBY SUND

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Adventure Options
Booking an optional Adventure Option on your Sea Spirit expedition is a great way to enhance your Polar experience. These options are all subject to availability and fill up quickly, so be sure to book yours early.

Sea-Kayaking
Taken in small groups of 10-16 people, sea-kayaking adventures are only done during calm weather conditions. We recommend you have some prior sea-kayaking experience, including the capability to do a wet exit. Special headgear, gloves and socks are highly recommended for our sea-kayakers.

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    • Reykjavik

      • Your experience starts with an overnight altogether in modern Reykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital city.

    • Embarkation Day in Akureyri

      • You’ll fly from Reykjavík to the northern Iceland town of Akureyri to begin your tour to Greenland.
      • As you sail out to sea, your first wildlife sightings will be seabirds above and whales below, get ready for a great adventure!

    • At Sea

      • Sail through the Denmark Strait enrooting for mysterious Greenland.
      • Onboard Expedition Team and Tour Coordinator will keep you informed and entertained with presentations about Greenland’s wildlife, history and geography.

    • Greenland National Park

      • Fjords and flower meadows punctuate the scenery of Greenland National Park, where Arctic Fox and Musk Oxen roam free. Your days will be spent exploring and learning about the unique history and geology of Greenland.
      • King Oscar Fjord is a hiker’s paradise. You may walk across the delicate flower-and-berry-strewn tundra at Holm Bay, Zodiac-cruise through spectacular Alepfjord or challenge yourself with a climb to the top of nearby Ella Island (the views are worth it.)
      • From Ella Island you’ll head to the Antarctic. Yes, curiously, there is an Antarctic Sound in the Arctic. The area is home to beautiful purple and gold colored rocks with Ymer Island and Blomsterbugten, the “Bay of Flowers”, ready to explore in the distance.
      • Keeping a constant eye out for wildlife, you will then head south along the Liverpool Coast. Weather conditions are variable here, but we’ll aim to visit Storefjord and the “warming island” of Uunartoq Qeqertaq, which was only discovered in 2005.

    • Scorsbysund Fjord

      • Arrive at Scoresbysund, you’ll find yourself mesmerized by the largest, longest, and – some say – most beautiful fjord system in the world. This area was named for William Scoresby, who charted the east coast of Greenland in 1822.
      • At the start of the sound, Ittoqqortoormitt is East Greenland’s most northerly community and one of the world’s last remaining examples of a living hunter society.
      • With clear skies, you’ll have a great opportunity to see the Northern Lights here. You can also support the local Inuit artisans by purchasing unique handicrafts.
      • Our time here is spent bonding with the Inuit people and gaining an appreciation of their way of life.
      • Sailing on, deeper into Scoresbysund you’ll encounter massive icebergs and an ancient Thule settlement as we approach Sydkap and Øfjord.
      • The scenery here is something you can’t even imagine, with towering mountain sides and hundreds of apartment size icebergs playing tricks with your sense of perception.
      • Pushing onward, your expedition will come to Rypefjord and Kap Hofmann Halvø.
      • We will keep our eyes peeled for sightings of rare blue icebergs, which are more normally seen in the Antarctic.
      • With binoculars in hand, birders should keep watch for Wheatears, Snow Buntings and Ravens at Rypefjord.
      • At Cape Hofmann Halvø we’ll have our best chance for closer encounters with grazing Musk Oxen and enjoy a final hike out on the colorful tundra.

    • At Sea

      • Your homeward journey re-crosses the Denmark Strait, giving you a couple of days for whale watching.
      • During our crossings we’ve seen White-beaked Dolphins and Humpback, Minke and Blue Whales.
      • Birders have enjoyed spotting Kittiwakes, Gannets, Guillemots, Fulmars and Razorbills on our journey back to Iceland.

    • Disembarkation Day in Reykjavik

      • Your Greenland adventure comes to an end as you enter port in Akureyri and board your included flight to Reykjavik.
      • We provide a transfer to downtown Reykjavik.
      • If you have time, it’s worth sticking around to explore this great city.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Adventure Options
Booking an optional Adventure Option on your Sea Spirit expedition is a great way to enhance your Polar experience. These options are all subject to availability and fill up quickly, so be sure to book yours early.

Sea-Kayaking
Taken in small groups of 10-16 people, sea-kayaking adventures are only done during calm weather conditions. We recommend you have some prior sea-kayaking experience, including the capability to do a wet exit. Special headgear, gloves and socks are highly recommended for our sea-kayakers.

For more information call us NOW!

DAY 1 Reykjavik


DAY 2 Embarkation Day in Akureyri


DAY 3 At Sea


DAY 4 – 7 Greenland National Park


DAY 8 – 11 Scorsbysund Fjord


DAY 12 – 13 At Sea



DAY 14 Disembarkation Day in Reykjavik


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Adventure Options
Booking an optional Adventure Option on your Sea Spirit expedition is a great way to enhance your Polar experience. These options are all subject to availability and fill up quickly, so be sure to book yours early.

Sea-Kayaking
Taken in small groups of 10-16 people, sea-kayaking adventures are only done during calm weather conditions. We recommend you have some prior sea-kayaking experience, including the capability to do a wet exit. Special headgear, gloves and socks are highly recommended for our sea-kayakers.

For more information call us NOW!

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Ship Details Ocean Nova

Your expedition ship Ocean Nova: Designed to carry travelers in comfort to the most remote corners of the world, Ocean Nova is a modern and comfortable vessel carrying just 78 passengers on our Arctic Voyages. Quark is also pleased to offer certified CarbonNeutral® voyages on the Ocean Nova.
• Only 78 guests.
• 38 outside cabins with exterior views and en-suite facilities
• Chef-prepared meals (all meals and daily snack included)
• Spacious dining room with unreserved seating
• Glass-enclosed observation lounge and presentation room
• Zodiac Cruising (included)
• Hiking & snowshoeing (Special Interest Activity, included)

Ship Specifications
Staff and Crew 38
Guests 78
Lifeboats 4
Length 73 meters
Breadth 11 meters
Draft 43.7 meters
Propulsion 2,000 horsepower
Ice Class 41B (Casco 1A)
Cruising Speed 12 knots in open water
Registered Nassau, Bahamas

Cabins and amenities:

• 38 outside cabins with exterior views and en-suite facilities
• Facilities en suite
• Flat-screen TVs and DVD players
• 220 voltage plugs
• Chef-prepared meals (all meals and daily snack included)
• Spacious dining room with unreserved seating
• Polar Library with a large collection of polar books and DVDs
• Glass-enclosed observation lounge and presentation room
• Bar staffed by a professional bartender
• 24 hour beverage service
• Polar Boutique
• Clinic with onboard licensed doctor
• Exercise Room

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Adventure Options
Booking an optional Adventure Option on your Sea Spirit expedition is a great way to enhance your Polar experience. These options are all subject to availability and fill up quickly, so be sure to book yours early.

Sea-Kayaking
Taken in small groups of 10-16 people, sea-kayaking adventures are only done during calm weather conditions. We recommend you have some prior sea-kayaking experience, including the capability to do a wet exit. Special headgear, gloves and socks are highly recommended for our sea-kayakers.

For more information call us NOW!

Includes:

  • Breakfast
  • Wi-Fi
  • AC

Inclusions

  • Pre expedition hotel night in Reykjavik and breakfast
  • Transfer from hotel to airport
  • Flights to and from Akureyri
  • Transfer to and from ship Transfer from domestic airport in Reykjavik to downtown
  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • All breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks on board throughout your voyage
  • All shore landings per the daily program
  • Leadership throughout the voyage by our experienced Expedition Leader
  • A daily program of lectures by noted naturalists
  • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program
  • Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team and Special Guests as scheduled
  • Photographic Journal on DVD, documenting the voyage
  • A pair of waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore landings
  • An official from Traveltitli parka to keep
  • Coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
  • A selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Hair dryer and bathrobe in every cabin
  • Comprehensive pre-departure materials, including a map and an informative Arctic Reader
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program
  • All luggage handling aboard ship
  • Pre-night accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
  • On disembarkation day group transfer from the ship to downtown hotel
  • Emergency Evacuation Insurance for all passengers to a maximum benefit of US$100,000 per perso
  • Greenland voyages Cruise Passenger Tax

Exclusions

  • International airfare
  • Passport and any applicable visa expenses
  • Government arrival and departure taxes not mentioned above
  • Any meals ashore with the exception of breakfast at the host hotel
  • Baggage, cancellation, interruption, and medical travel insurance
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Laundry and other personal charges museum
  • Telecommunications charges
  • The voluntary gratuity at the end of the voyage for shipboard staff and crew
  • Any overnight accommodation required due to flight connections/li>
  • Optional sea-kayaking activities
  • Government tax extra as applicable

Flight not included

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