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Arctic Cruise From Spitsbergen Via Greenland To Iceland
highlights on this truly unforgettable voyage through the Arctic.
Spitsbergen & the Greenland Sea
Before heading west, we discover the Arctic nature and scenic wilderness of Spitsbergen, always on the search for walrus and the mighty polar bear. Possible areas to explore include Krossfjorden or Hornsund. We cross the Greenland Sea keeping a vigilant watch for wildlife, late summer icebergs and pack ice from the decks and observation lounge. This journey highlights the contrast and change in the Arctic.
The ship travels as far north as the ice allows before hugging the coastline towards Iceland. Every day is a new adventure as we explore this remote and spectacular national park with landings, trekking and Zodiac cruises. Inuit villages, unique wildlife and remote destinations are some of the highlights on this truly unforgettable voyage through the Arctic. It is a rugged world with tundra, fjords, icebergs, waterfalls and glaciers but the tenacity of mankind is seen in remnants of explorers' huts, Greenlandic (Inuit) settlements and the Danish Sled Dog Patrol.
Slowly moving south, explore along the eastern coast of Greenland. In this remote and untouched landscape we search for wildlife such as walruses, seals, narwhals, polar bears, musk oxen, wolves, Arctic foxes, ermine, Arctic hares, lemmings, and a variety of birds. We will board our Zodiac boats to get a closer look at some of the birdlife and to walk in the tundra. Our southward journey will culminate in
Scoresbysund which is one of the largest fjord systems in the world with imposing granite walls, mountain peaks, glaciers and icebergs beautifully carved by the glaciers. From here we cross the Denmark Straits to Iceland.
- Combine the contrasting landscapes of Spitsbergen, Greenland and Iceland
- Explore the immense grandeur and wilderness of remote eastern Greenland
- Discover the dramatic beauty of Scoresbysund Fjord, the largest fjord system in the world
- Search for the mighty polar bear - the King of the Arctic
- Cruise in the company of soaring fulmars, kittiwakes and guillemots on your way to the Land of Fire and Ice, Iceland
2West Coast of Spitsbergen
3West Coast of Spitsbergen
6East Greenland & Scorsbeysund
7East Greenland & Scorsbeysund
8East Greenland & Scorsbeysund
9East Greenland & Scorsbeysund
10East Greenland & Scorsbeysund
11East Greenland & Scorsbeysund
Each departure date has it's own dedicated tour note, detailing all you need to know about that tour. Whether you've already booked, or weighing up your options, please choose carefully the relevant itinerary for you.
We have the following different versions of the Spitsbergen, Greenland and Iceland - M/S Expedition tour available at present.
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