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Arctic Express: Greenland's Northern Lights - Fly North, Fly South

From £5100 for 10 days
Trip Overview

Love to experience the natural wonders of Eastern Greenland but short on time? This here’s your trip. Starting and finishing in Reykjavik, this Arctic adventure substitutes the long sea voyages with flights so that you’ll see a whole lot in under ten days of cruising. Drift through the sublime scenery of Apelfjord, zipping out by Zodiac to look for Arctic fox and musk ox, be awed at close quarters by the enormous Walterhausen Glacier and behold Brogetdal’s multi-coloured mountains. See how local Inuit communities live in Itoqqortoormiit, witness the famed Northern Lights, visit an ancient Thule settlement and feast your eyes on Sydkap’s natural splendour. This is one trip you won’t be forgetting any time soon.

Essential Info
Starts: Arrive Reykjavik
Ends: Depart Reykjavik
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Sailing, Polar
Trip Code: IBQMC6
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Arctic, Iceland, Greenland
What's Included

Meals

9 Breakfasts included
6 Lunches included
7 Dinners included

Transport

Ship,Zodiac

Accommodation

Cruise ship (7 nts),Hotel (2 nts)

Trip Highlights

•   Cruise through Scoresbysund, the world's largest fjord system

•   Hiking across Ella Island's wild tundra

•   The colourful scene of Brogetdal, the 'multi-coloured valley'

•   Apelfjord's landscape for spying Arctic fox and musk ox

•   The visit to an Inuit community in Itoqqortoormiit

•   The sheer size of the icebergs in Sydkapp

Where you'll be staying

Ocean Nova

Built in Denmark in 1992, the Ocean Nova delivers clean, crisp Scandinavian styling and has a reputation as an excellent ship for expeditions to the Arctic. Originally built to sail the ice-choked waters of Greenland, Ocean Nova’s ice-strengthened hull has enabled the ship to ply the Arctic waters with ease for 25 years. Ocean Nova is a certified Carbon Neutral vessel and offers a comfortable option for discovering the polar regions. With a maximum of just 78 guests, the Ocean Nova is a more intimate, small group, expedition experience with all the benefits that affords.

 

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Dates & Availability
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Departing: 2nd Sep 2019
Returning: 11th Sep 2019
£5,500pp
This price is for a 'triple' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 2nd Sep 2019
Returning: 11th Sep 2019
£6,800pp
This price is for a 'upper/LowerTwin' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 2nd Sep 2019
Returning: 11th Sep 2019
£7,100pp
This price is for a 'bridgeDeckTwin' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 2nd Sep 2019
Returning: 11th Sep 2019
£7,400pp
This price is for a 'upperDeckTwin' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 2nd Sep 2019
Returning: 11th Sep 2019
£5,100pp
This price is for a 'quad' room type
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Availability: Good
Departing: 9th Sep 2019
Returning: 18th Sep 2019
£5,100pp
This price is for a 'quad' room type
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 9th Sep 2019
Returning: 18th Sep 2019
£5,500pp
This price is for a 'triple' room type
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 9th Sep 2019
Returning: 18th Sep 2019
£6,800pp
This price is for a 'upper/LowerTwin' room type
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 9th Sep 2019
Returning: 18th Sep 2019
£7,100pp
This price is for a 'bridgeDeckTwin' room type
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Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Your adventure begins with an overnight stay in thoroughly-modern Reykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital city. Clients are required to make their own way to the joining hotel in Reykjavik.
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