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Iceland and Natural Wonders of Greenland

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Play golf in a volcano crater
  • Cross the Prins Christian Sound
  • Visit the ancient town Qassiarsuk
  • Tour Greenland's oldest town, Nuuk
  • See Ilulissat Ice Fjord
Join the Ocean Diamond for a 12-day expedition cruise from Reykjavik, Iceland to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. Take in the magical scenery of Iceland’s volcanic landscape and the inviting, immense fjords of Greenland. Learn about these countries, their people, and wildlife on your unforgettable journey.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Eqip Sermia, Ilulissat, Kangerlussuaq, Narsarsuaq, Nuuk, Prince Christian Sound, Reykjavik, Uummannaq, Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar)
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A local man tressed in traditional style North American arctic dress.
$3,995
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Newfoundland Circumnavigation 2017

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • See remote reaches & summer blooms
  • Visit a reconstructed Viking town
  • Experience Gros Morne National Park
  • Be a guest of the Mi’kmaq community
  • Share the warmth of a kitchen party
Embark on this 11-day journey to Newfoundland's outport communities. The welcome you receive is warm and genuine; the music and stories unforgettable. Experience dramatic scenery, explore Red Bay UNESCO World Heritage Site, and learn about the history and culture of this fascinating region on your voyage perfectly timed for wildlife-viewing.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Gros Morne National Park, L'Anse aux Meadows, Red Bay, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, St. John's
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$3,495
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Labrador and Torngat Explorer

11 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Sergey Vavilov
  • Explore Torngat National Park
  • See viking site L'Anse aux Meadows
  • Visit a Moravian mission at Hebron
  • Watch for whales, walrus & seals
This voyage links several fascinating historic locations on Canada’s east coast, including a Viking settlement, a French-built fortress, and isolated fishing ports. Journey northwards from temperate climates into higher Arctic latitudes. This expedition vessel is the perfect platform for exploring many locations that can only be accessed by ship.
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Trekking & Hiking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Atlantic Coast, Baffin Island, Canada, North America, Battle Harbor, Button Islands, Gros Morne National Park, Hebron, Hopedale, Iqaluit, L'Anse aux Meadows, Louisbourg, Monumental Island, Nachvak Fjord, Torngat Mountains National Park
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The beauty of the Aurora Borealis.
$3,800
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East Greenland - Scoresby Sund, Aurora Borealis 2016

11 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
Embark on this exciting 11-day voyage, on the Rembrandt van Rijn, to the Scoresby Sund, East Greenland, and more. On this departure, sail northwards along the East Greenland coast to visit Kangerlussuaq, Miki’s, Nansen and d’Auney’s Fjord. Further on near Römer Fjord and Turner Sound have good hiking opportunities. At Stewart Ö, perhaps …
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Ittoqqortoormiit, Jameson Land, Kulusuk, Nerlerit Inaat, Reykjavik, Scorsbysund Fjord, Greenland
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$2,595
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Iceland Circumnavigation

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Explore Breidafjördur Bay
  • See Lake Myvatn Nature Reserve
  • Visit the Whale Capital of Iceland!
  • Reach Vatnajökull Glacier
  • Play golf in a volcano crater
Join the Ocean Diamond for a 10-day voyage around the island of fire and ice. Iceland is a country of contrasts and the diverse natural landscape provides the possibility for unique experiences. Discover both natural wonders and the Icelandic way of living via a range of shore excursions.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Akureyri, Djupivogur, Husavik, Isafjordur, Reykjavik, Seydisfjordur, Siglufjordur, Stykkisholmur, Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar)
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Zodiac tour to see an arctic walrus.
$5,290
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Svalbard with Lofoten & Bear Island

10 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Endurance
  • Visit the fishing village of Reine
  • See historic Nusfjord
  • Explore seabird colonies
  • View Svalbard polar bears
Join this 10-day expedition cruise to Lofoten, Bear Island, and Svalbard. It's a busy time of year for wildlife in northern Norway! On this journey see tens of thousands of seabirds, arctic foxes, and whales, and polar bears. Cruise along vast, glaciated archipelagos dominated by mountain ranges and magnificent wilderness.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Bear Island, Bellsund, Bodo, Edgeøya, Hornsund, Lofoten Islands, Longyearbyen, Nusfjord, Storfjorden, Trondenes
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A single home in the desolate arctic.
$4,900
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Around Spitsbergen with Kvitøya

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Visit Ny-Alesund
  • See reindeer, walrus, and whales
  • Climb Soraberget to view the icecap
  • Explore rarely-visited Kvitøya
This 10-day cruise around Spitsbergen gives you a great chance to see whales, foxes, reindeer, seals, and polar bears. The expedition makes a landing on the island of Kvitøya, a site of historical significance, and home of a large walrus population.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Ahlstrandhalvøya, Freemansundet, Hornsund, Krossfjorden, Kvitøya, Longyearbyen, Nordaustlandet, Phippsoya
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A walrus relaxes on the snow.
$4,900
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Around Spitsbergen with Kvitøya

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Visit Ny-Alesund
  • See reindeer, walrus, and whales
  • Climb Soraberget to view the icecap
  • Explore rarely-visited Kvitøya
This 10-day expedition cruise around Spitsbergen makes a landing on the island of Kvitøya, a site of historical significance, and home of a large walrus population.The cruise also gives you a great chance to see whales, foxes, reindeer, seals, and polar bears.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Ahlstrandhalvøya, Freemansundet, Hornsund, Kong Karls Land (King Charles Land), Kvitøya, Longyearbyen, Phippsoya, Raudfjord, Ytre Norskøya Island
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$7,190
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Svalbard Adventure

9 Day Itinerary aboard M/S Sjoveien
  • Cruise Arctic fjords and islands
  • Embark on daily Zodiac cruises
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • See remains of Arctic exploration
Explore Svalbard, the Arctic island that has captivated explorers for centuries, on this 9-day voyage aboard the M/S Sjoveien. Spot unique Arctic wildlife and enjoy Svalbard's icy springtime beauty with daily landings on sturdy Zodiac crafts.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Krossfjorden, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Raudfjord
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Fishing village in the arctic
$5,000
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Iceland: Between Geysers & Glaciers

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
Join Le Soleal on a voyage to the fringes of the Arctic Circle, where the first Vikings went ashore in the 9th Century. On this 8-day journey, experience wild and fascinating Iceland’s natural heritage, which has retained all of its mystery. 
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Akureyri, Grimsey Island, Grundarfjordur, Heimaey Island, Isafjordur, Reykjavik
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Take a ATV ride across the Arctic tundra at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge
$6,295
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Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

8 Day Itinerary
  • Hike to Kayak Falls
  • Watch and listen for Beluga Whales
  • Explore the Canadian Arctic by ATV
  • Kayak around Cunningham Inlet
Experience the wild Arctic tundra on this 8-day Arctic tour! View the shy beluga whales, muskox, and polar bears as you explore the Arctic via raft, kayak, and ATV. Abundant in adventure, this tour delights and thrills travelers time and time again.
Activities: Adventure Options, Fishing, Kayaking, Light Hiking, Whale Watching, Whitewater Rafting, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, Yellowknife
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Hiking the arctic tundra.
$1,900
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Scoresby Sund - Iceland

8 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
Voyage to the Scoresby Sund and witness the Aurora Borealis while cruising the shores of East Greenland. Sail along the ragged and glaciated Volquart Boons Coast, land on Danmarksø where there are the remains of an Inuit settlement abandoned around 200 years ago, see musk oxen on Jameson Land, and visit Ittoqqortoormiit, and end the voyage in …
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Akureyri, Danmarkso, Ittoqqortoormiit, Jameson Land, Nerlerit Inaat, Reykjavik, Volquart Boons Coast
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Explore the expansive National Parks of the Arctic
$7,495
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Spitsbergen - East Greenland - Iceland

15 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit (PO)
  • Explore Northeast Greenland NP
  • Find ancient Thule sites
  • Catch sight of the Northern Lights
  • Spot charismatic Arctic wildlife
This 15-day voyage of 3 Arctic islands aboard the Sea Spirit is not one to miss! Begin in Spitsbergen - a must for those who want to see the Arctic in all its wildness and splendor. Explore the world's largest fjord system – Scorsebysund – in East Greenland. The last port of call is Iceland, a place of unearthly landscapes.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Denmark Strait, Grundarfjordur, Isafjordur, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Reykjavik
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Walrus
$13,160
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The Baffin Sea

14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Explore by Zodiac dinghies
  • Learn from Naturalist-Guides
  • Delight in nature
  • View Arctic wildlife
Cruise the rugged and remote shores of Greenland on this 14-day cruise on Le Boreal. The first destination is the North-West coast of Greenland, which welcomes 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 …
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Baffin Island, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Ilulissat, Iqualirtuuq (Isabella Bay), Kangerlussuaq, Melville Bay, North Arm Fjord, Pond Inlet, Savissivik, Sisimiut, Thule, Upernavik
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Colin and Eugene Hiking in Greenland
$10,100
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The Unexplored Iceland and Greenland

14 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
Come aboard L'Austral for a 14-day expedition cruise from Reykjavik to Kangerlussuaq. Sail through silence broken only by the cracking of icebergs, introducing you to the landscapes of this radiant, virgin land. Here, when the ice breaks up and the granite peaks shed their white mantle for a brief summer, a spellbinding world of bewitching …
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Ammassalik, Cape Farvel (Kap Farvel), Fjord Knud Rasmussen, Ilulissat, Kangerlussuaq, Nuuk, Reykjavik
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An arctic fox looks across the tundra.
$3,995
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Heart of the Arctic 2017

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Cross the Arctic Circle by sea
  • Spot polar bears, walrus, and more
  • Mingle with Kinngait Inuit carvers
  • Learn about Inuit history & culture
  • Enjoy sounds of talented throat-sin
  • Visit a colorful Greenlandic settle
This 13-day journey brings you into the Heart of the Arctic - from Canada's Inuit regions of Nunavik and Nunavut to Greenland. This route provides excellent chances of spotting Arctic wildlife such as polar bears, walrus, and numerous species of birds. Meet highly reputed Inuit creators and their creations at art capital Kinngait (Cape Dorset).
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Baffin Island, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Akpatok Island, Cape Dorset, Kangerlussuaq, Kimmirut, Kuujjuaq, Nuuk, Pangirtung
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Visit Eastern Greenland, where remote villages nestle among icebergs
$7,995
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Arctic Express: Greenland's Northern Lights Cruise North Fly South

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova (QU)
  • View expansive Greenland landscapes
  • Visit Greenland National Park
  • Hike, Zodiac cruise, and kayak
  • Visit a local Inuit community
Explore the expansive landscapes of Greenland on this 13-day cruise aboard the Ocean Nova. Visit a local Inuit settlement, Ittoqqortoormiit, where you can gain an appreciation of their way of life. View musk ox and whales, cruise in zodiacs, hike the tundra, and keep a watch out for the northern lights on this voyage to the untouched Arctic.
Activities: Adventure Options, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Akureyri, Apelfjord, Blomster Bugt, Brogetdal, Constable Point, Ella Island, Ittoqqortoormiit, Reykjavik, Rodefjord, Sydkap
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Hiking the snowy hillsides of Greenland.
$6,280
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Spitsbergen - Northeast Greenland

18 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Cruise as you admire the scenery
  • Discover abandoned Inuit settlement
  • Encounter wildlife of the arctic
  • Catch shimmering northern lights
Embark on this 18-day cruise in Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen) sailing along the Northeast coast of Greenland and ending in Constable Pynt. Aboard the Rembrandt van Rijn, explore the amazing colors of Greenland, hike the Greenland tundra, and view abundant wildlife on this Arctic cruise.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Svalbard, Western Europe, Antarcticahavn, Blomster Bugt, Constable Point, Danmarkso, Ittoqqortoormiit, Jameson Land, Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord, King Oscar Fjord, Longyearbyen, Myggebugten, Sydkap
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