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Discovering Northern Lights of Greenland

  • Expedition dates

    September 2021 | September 2022

  • Starts From

    Reykjavik, Iceland

    Ends At

    Reykjavik, Iceland

  • Activities & Attractions

    Fjords, National Park, Whales, Seals, Polar Bear, Musk Oxen, Greenlandic Hare, Arctic Fox, Kayaking, Hiking, Ice Cruising, Inuit Culture, Northern Lights

  • Starting From Price per person

    AED 24,270

    *Flexible payment plan available

Expedition Overview

Take the opportunity to sight the Northern Lights in the most comfortable way possible, away from land, deep into the sea, under the shelter of a warm moving ship, where no light pollution disturbs you .As we sail across eastern Greenland, we explore the most uninhabited regions that offers a deep dive into one of the Arctic’s most scenic and soulful environments.We also see some best parts of western Iceland before heading home.

Your day-wise itinerary

Day 1-2

Reykjavik

Embark at the capital of Iceland amidst natural beauty.

Day 3

At sea

As we sail the Irminger sea, enjoy beautiful sunset or dolphins bouncing by, from deck

Day 4-8

Scoresby Sund, East Greenland

Land at the world's largest fjord system, and national park, witness fantastic scenery and wildlife

Day 9

At sea

On our way back to Iceland listen to the many Viking stories that used the same route for crossing

Day 10

Westfjords, Iceland

See Bird cliffs, jaw dropping coastal fjords, immense mountains, tiny fishing villages and many other natural surprises

Day 11

Reykjavik

Our expedition ends with our arrival back to this capital
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With special COVID Safety Measures In place

Strict measures have been introduced to ensure you have a safe exploration with us. Tests before boarding, face masks in common areas, hand hygiene, deep cleaning of ship, such protocols for both crew and guests ascertain we all together assure our safety. Our expedition consultant will walk you through in detail of these measures.

Scoresby Sund

Those who appreciate huge expanses of untouched wilderness will love it here. Long, narrow channels, strewn with cathedral-like icebergs & flanked by sheer rock walls, reach deep into the glaciated heart of Greenland.

East Greenland National Park

A true Arctic paradise, be among the lucky few to gaze across crystal-clear water tucked between mountains, spot giant walruses & perhaps polar bear, as we explore the unique flora & fauna

Sea Days

Take in amazing views as we sail through Denmark Strait & Irminger Sea in route of Vikings, each offering chances to sight spectacular marine life & icebergs. Special lectures & programs are held onboard to keep you engaged

Westfjords of Iceland

This remote and sparsely populated region of crenulated coastlines, voluminous waterfalls and rugged mountains sees only 10% of Iceland’s visitors, making you one of the only few to see its beauty

Thule Culture

Visit a modern Inuit village of Ittoqqortoormiit, the only permanent settlement in the region and one of the most remote communities in the world for a look at how this tradition has been carried forward

Witness the Magical Phenomenon

Commonly clear nights and the perfect latitude make Scoresby Sund a perfect place to watch for this phenomenon. Every night on this voyage brings another excellent chance to experience the northern lights right from deck

Landings

With aim to get off the ship 1-2 times a day, expect to visit archeological sites, fjord inlets, or an uninhabited island. We take you ashore on small boats, where ships cannot dock, to get you close to nature, or go on wildlife-spotting expeditions deep within the fjords.

Go for Hikes

Join the expedition team as they invite you to hike through the wilderness. Walk up to see Thule archeological sites and historical trappers’ huts

Join Sea Kayak Club

If paddling is an activity you greatly enjoy, sign up to participate for kayaking with an intimate group of just 8, guided by a professional, offering unlimited opportunities throughout the sailing, subject to weather conditions

Hone Your Photography Skills

On the Field

Take chance to learn & practice photography alongside an experienced professional via on board lectures or special workshops during landings. Explore the key elements of photography, experiment with techniques, all for free!

Polar Bear

During your exploration of Northeast Greenland National Park, we have chances to spot the mighty polar bears, as they are spread out across the enormous region

Arctic Fox

A Greenland Wildlife favourite, their coats change colour with the season, taking on a more brown or grey hue in summer to aid camouflage.

Greenlandic Hares

The visit to Northeast Greenland National Park also welcomes us the opportunity to sight these amazing white hares, hopping in their peaceful haven

Musk Oxen

These historic animals of the far north, can be spot thriving grazing across the tundra regions of the many High Arctic sites that we sail or visit during this journey

Whales

During sea days, or exploration days of Scorsbysund fjord system and Northeast Greenland National Park enjoy chances to spot pod of Humpbacks, Bowheads, Minke whales, among many others

Greenlandic Birds

Look out for avian life including Brünnich's Guillemots, Snowy Owls and Greenlandic Gyrfalcons.

Seals and Walruses

The variety most expected to see in this regions are the big-eyed harp seals. Other varieties found here are the ringed, hooded, bearded and harbour seals, sometimes spotted relaxing on ice floes, or with their neighbouring walruses

MV Sea Spirit

Enjoy an intimate atmosphere aboard this small expedition ship, with a capacity of just 114. Its ice-strengthened hull, ample deck space for wildlife viewing, & state-of-the-art fin stabilizers, make it ideal for polar expeditions

Bridge Visit

The captain & officers welcome you to visit them at the Bridge any time, to have a simple chit chat, discuss their life on board, their experience in polar regions or simply watch the views from the special angle.

Outdoor Bistro

The top deck of the ship features an outdoor bistro, with a jacuzzi, allowing you to enjoy the scenic views while you share meals with fellow travelers or simply sitting to have a hot chocolate

Cabins

Features all - suite accommodations. Each spacious, every cabin's well-appointed location across the decks provides a generous measure of comfort

What's Included

  • Expedition in cabin grade of your choice
  • Overnight in Reykjavik before the voyage
  • Transfer from hotel to ship on day of embarkation
  • Transfer from ship to airport or city center in Reykjavik after voyage
  • Guidance from Professional English speaking expedition team
  • Complimentary Wind and Water resistant jacket
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and equipment needed for optional and included activities
  • Engaging onboard activities and included off shore activities with expedition team
  • All meals with beverages (breakfast, lunch, dinner, early riser and afternoon treats)
  • Complimentary Wifi throughout the voyage

Not Included

  • International Flights
  • Optional Shore Excursions
  • Optional activities with expedition team (like kayaking and photography school)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Luggage Handling
  • Optional Gratuities

Special Notes

  • Prices indicated above are on twin sharing basis
  • A medical declaration form is required to be submitted by all passengers joining this expedition
  • The above itineraries are only indicative. weather, ice and sea conditions determine the final framework of exploration. A safe experience at all times will be the priority
  • We offer flexible payment plans on request basis. Please ask your consultant for same at time of booking