Greenland Adventure; Explore by Sea, Land and Air

Greenland Adventure; Explore by Sea, Land and Air

9 Days / 8 Nights

Price fromUSD$10,495

Enjoy an ultra-immersive exploration of Greenland's most remote regions, sailing the icy waters of the rarely traveled southeast coast, traveling down to the lush southern tip, and stopping to visit local communities and observe imposing glaciers of the west coast. Visits to picturesque villages and Norse ruins will provide you with an intimate look into Greenland's distinct culture and history, while the rugged landscape, highlighted by dramatic fjords, imposing glaciers, towering mountains and verdant valleys, will leave you breathless. Spectacular, unspoiled wonders await at every turn.

This one-of-a-kind voyage by sea, land and air, will immerse you in the stark, majestic landscape of Greenland. Cruise aboard Quark Expeditions' brand new polar ship Ultramarine, its helicopters and Zodiacs allowing in-depth exploration. Create your own authentic experience by choosing from a range of adventure activities, accessing areas others can't reach.

Highlights include: Cruise between mountains to view glaciers deep within the fjords; visit abandoned Inuit settlements; explore Greenland's fertile southern coast, nicknamed Arctic Patagonia; cruise Prins Christian Sund, a complex maze of narrow fjords and channels; and enjoy a zodiac excursion in the Ilulissat Icefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Your Ship: The vessels in the Quark Expeditions fleet accommodation anywhere from 128 to 199 passengers. They never exceed more than 200 passengers which gives guests the best polar experience on a smaller ship. Quark Expeditions boasts the largest polar-class fleet of any polar operator, and the ability to offer you this incredible voyage on one of their ice strengthened vessels. The entire Quark Expeditions fleet is built for challenging polar environments, allowing Quark to take you to places ordinary cruise companies wouldn't dream of going.

Ultramarine: The newest ship in the Quark Expeditions fleet, Ultramarine is equipped with two twin-engine helicopters and offers guests the most robust portfolio of adventure activities in the industry and the most spacious suites in its category. Ultramarine also features breathtaking public spaces, and more outdoor wildlife viewing spaces than other expedition ships its size. Guests: 199

Greenland Adventure; Explore by Sea, Land and Air map

Day 1: Reykjavik Your Arctic expedition begins in Reykjavik, Iceland. Take a private charter flight from the Icelandic capital to Narsarsuaq, Greenland, where you'll embark your ship. A scenic village deep in the Tunulliarfik Fjord, Narsarsuaq is the gateway to South Greenland, surrounded by several Norse sites and hiking trails.

Days 2 - 7: Southern Greenland Nicknamed "Arctic Patagonia", South Greenland is a region as rich in spectacular scenery as it is in history. Each day, your Expedition Team will plan excursions deep in the southern fjord systems. With the expertise of local partners, they will be able to showcase lesser-visited areas and take advantage of all that this polar paradise has to offer. Your ship will continually be on the move as your Expedition Team searches for the most ideal places to venture ashore, dip the kayaks and Zodiacs in the water, or deploy the helicopters for more in-depth exploration. Every day will be a new adventure, exploring a new fjord.

Day 8: Narsarsuaq > Reykjavik, Iceland Visit sites surrounding Narsarsuaq. Possible destinations include the villages of Igaliku, where you can wander the ruins of the Gardar cathedral, the largest church in Greenland in the Middle Ages. You may also stop at Brattahlid to explore the remains of Erik the Red's estate. Upon landing back at Reykjavik's international airport, you will be transferred to a hotel in nearby Keflavik.

Day 9: Reykjavik Today, you can make your way home at your leisure or spend some time exploring this artistic city.

• 1 nights' accommodation in Keflavik • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping • All meals and drinks on board, including beer and house wine during dinner • All shore landings, Zodiac transfers and cruising as per daily programme • Flightseeing aboard Ultramarine, heli-hiking and hiking, Ice Sheet experience, paddling excursion • Emergency evacuation insurance

Mandatory Transfer Package Includes: • Return charter flights between Reykjavik and Narsarsuaq • Group transfers between the Narsarsuaq airport and the ship • Group transfer from Reykjavik airport (Keflavik) to hotel on disembarkation day • One night's post-expedition airport hotel accommodation in Keflavik • Shuttle transfer to Keflavik airport on last day of itinerary

Pricing (per person) $USD

Type TWIN SINGLE

2022

Explorer Suite

Balcony Suite

Explorer Triple (per person, share triple)

Solo Panorama

Mandatory Transfer Package

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$10,495

$11,495

$7,995

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$1,495

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$11,495

$1,495

Departs

2022 16, 23 July 2023 14, 21 Jul

Booking conditions

• Please enquire for other cabin categories and 2023 pricing • Baggage allowance on charter flight is 20 kg checked and 5 kg carry-on • Single cabin prices available on request

Please refer to World Journeys terms & conditions.

Not included

• International airfare • Arrival and departure transfers, except where listed in the Mandatory Transfer Package • Passport and visa expenses • Government arrival and departure taxes not mentioned above • Meals ashore unless otherwise specified • Baggage, cancellation, interruption and medical travel insurance - strongly recommended • Excess-baggage fees on international flights • Mandatory waterproof pants for Zodiac cruising, or any other gear not mentioned • Laundry, bar, beverage and other personal charges unless specified • Phone and Internet charges • Voluntary gratuity at the end of the voyage for shipboard staff and crew • Additional overnight accommodation • Other Adventure Options such as Alpine Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Camping Experience

Gratuity

• Gratuities are voluntary and can be given at the end of your cruise. We recommend that you budget US$10 to US$15 per person per day, if you are pleased with the service on board

Early booking offers for cruises departing in 2022 & 2023

• Up to 25% savings on Standard and Premium Cabins for select expeditions and departures. • Up to 10% additional savings with full payment within 30 days of booking. • Valid on select voyages and departures in 2022 & 2023 • Full payment must be received no later than 30 days after the booking is confirmed. • Offers are valid for new bookings made by 1 November 2021 and applies to the voyage fare only, subject to availability.

Please contact World Journeys for up to date details, terms and conditions at the time of booking.