Greenland and Canada Cruise

Mary Curry
Kangaamiut port, Greenland
Mary Curry
Colin and Eugene Hiking in Greenland
Mary Curry
Greenland ice cap
Mary Curry
Charming Sisimiut, Greenland - traditional fishing village
Mary Curry
Greenland hiking views
Stunning views from the bar and lounge
Erick Larrieu
Relax on the deck of the L'Austral.
The first destination on this Arctic cruise is the North-West coast of Greenland which will welcome you with its majestic icebergs, colorful villages encircled by mountains and its basalt formations. This is the ideal opportunity for meeting the local population and learning about Greenland Inuit culture. The North of Greenland will then reveal its remote villages of peat houses where the last bear hunters and narwhal fishers live in the middle of the Arctic tundra according to their ancestral traditions. You will also see the remains of ancient Inuit civilizations and will discover Savissivik, the largest “iceberg graveyard” in Greenland. The next destination on your polar adventure will be the Nunavut in Canada, with its immense cliffs, bird colonies and fjords.

Day 1

    Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

    Embark this evening and settle into your luxurious accommodations in preparation for your upcoming polar cruise. A group charter flight from Paris and arrival transfers are included in your cruise fare.

    Days 2-3

      Ilulissat / Disko Bay

      At the heart of Disko Bay - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - the Ilulissat Icefjord provides an extraordinary spectacle of almost surreal beauty. The sculptural icebergs continue their on timeless journey, shimmering with their eternal light. Vast pieces of ice break off from the bergs and rejoin the inexorable movement of the sea. Close by lies the town of Ilulissat, the region’s principal destination. Encircled by icebergs, it has retained a unique mix of traditional Arctic life, with multicolored wooden houses, huskies and the leather tanners who still work today using the ancient methods of their ancestors.

      Day 4

        Eqi Glacier

        Port details pending.

        Day 5

          Upernavik Fjord

          Port details pending.

          Day 6

            Melville Bay

            Port details pending.

            Day 7


              Port details pending.

              Day 8


                Port details pending.

                Day 9

                  Pond Inlet, Nunavut Canada

                  Placed like a custodian on the northern edge of Baffin Island, Pond Inlet appears to guard over the entrance to the legendary North West Passage. Formerly called Tununiq by the Inuit, this region was long ago inhabited by their ancestors, the Thule, who left behind numerous archaeological artifacts, little vestiges of the past. No matter where you look, your eyes will alight upon a unique landscape of snow-capped mountain ranges, each more beautiful than the last, standing opposite ice-blue glaciers whose vertiginous flows descend into the ocean. In the summertime, when the sun doesn’t set below the horizon, the light is truly magical, a palette of opaline blues, dusky pinks and pure white. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the bird colonies of Bylot Island; L'Austral route will sail you close to this uninhabited "Garden of Eden" so that you may wonder at its natural marvels.

                  Day 10

                    North Arm Fjord, Nunavut Canada

                    Port details pending.

                    Day 11

                      Clyde River, Nunavut Canada

                      Port details pending.

                      Day 12

                        Isabella Bay, Nunavut Canada

                        Port details pending.

                        Day 13

                          At Sea

                          Crossing the Davis Strait.

                          Day 14

                            Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

                            Disembark this morning for your continued journey home. A group charter flight to Paris and airport transfers are included in your cruise fare.

                            Please note:
                            Fares are based on double occupancy and are capacity controlled. Rates may increase at any time as the ship sells out and subject to change without notice.

                            Children welcome:
                            - Flexible, or connecting staterooms
                            - Baby-sitting service on request
                            - Children's menus, fun tea parties, games, piano lessons and a host of other activities
                            - Special kids' rates

                            Cruise fare is per person and includes the following:
                            • All meals while on board the ship (from dinner on the day of embarkation to breakfast on the day of disembarkation)
                            • Captain’s welcome cocktail and gala dinner
                            • Mineral water, tea, filter coffee, a selection of white, red and rosé wines offered during meals; afternoon tea
                            • Evening entertainment and events
                            • Luggage transfer from pier to the ship and vice versa
                            • Room service 24h (special selection)
                            • Direct flight as follow: chartered flight from/to Paris in Economy-class on European airline
                            • Meet and Greet by representatives at the destination airport, transfers to and/or from the ship and other services before and after the cruise according to detailed program available upon request 10 months prior departure.

                            Special inclusion program for US/Canada bookings:
                            The all inclusive package includes the Open Bar (pouring wines, house champagne, alcohol except premium brands...list available upon request), port taxes, fuel surcharge and gratuities

                            Not included in cruise fare:
                            • Airport taxes (subject to modification)
                            • Port and safety taxes
                            • Any ground services before and/or after the cruise
                            • Optional Spa package to be booked prior your departure; please ask for more information
                            • Optional shore excursions
                            • Beverages other than the ones mentioned
                            • Laundry services, hair salon and à la carte Spa treatments
                            • Personal expenses, on board medical consultations and drug prescriptions
                            • Gratuities
                            • Cancellation/luggage/assistance/repatriation/medical insurance(s)
                            • Visa, disembarkation taxes, environmental taxes and/or national park fees if applicable
                            Arctic, North America, Europe, Iceland, Norway, Greenland, Baffin Island, Canada, Pond Inlet, Iqualirtuuq (Isabella Bay), Ilulissat, Kangerlussuaq, Upernavik, Disko Bay, Melville Bay, Savissivik, Thule, North Arm Fjord, Eqi Glacier, Western Europe, Scandinavia
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