Greenland to Quebec, Canada Cruise

Paul Ackerman
Icebergs in Greenland
Mary Curry
Charming Sisimiut, Greenland - traditional fishing village
Mary Curry
Colin and Eugene Hiking in Greenland
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Brilliant lights of Aurora Borealis.
Mary Curry
Kangaamiut port, Greenland
Mike Louagie
Enjoy the view from the bar.
Francois Lefebvre
Enjoy a gourmet meal at the Gastronomic Restaurant.
Come aboard the Le Boreal for a 14-day polar expedition from Kangerlussuaq to Quebec. Discover the Canadian Arctic, including Akpatok Island, home to polar bears. Heading south towards Quebec, the surprising landscapes of the Northern extremity of Labrador unfold before you to reveal steep mountain ranges with abrupt precipices and majestic fjords, in the heart of Torngat Mountains National Park. Sail in search of whales in the Saguenay Fjord.

Day 1

Embark in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

Arrive in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland aboard your group flight form Paris. Transfer to the ship. An optional discovery of the Polar Cape is offered. Embark between 5 and 6 pm, preparing for the upcoming Arctic adventure!

Day 2

Sisimiut

Port details pending.

Day 3

Sailing the Davis Strait

After sailing close to Inuit territory, Le Boréal continues her route to the vast wild expanses of Arctic Canada. Zodiac outings accompanied by naturalists are your opportunity to explore the village of Kangiqsurjuaq, where fishermen come on board from their canoes, and the majestic rocks of Walrus Island shelter dozens of these impressive sea mammals.

Day 4

Monumental Island

Port details pending.

Day 5

Grinnell Glacier

Port details pending.

Day 6

Akpatok

Nestled into Ungava Bay, which separates Nunavik from Baffin Island, Akpatok is an inhabited island whose cliffs soar to more than 200 m in height and stand proud against the opaque, milky waters of the bay. The location is startlingly impressive, animated by the swoops and cries of the thousands of migratory Arctic birds. It’s also one of the walrus’s favourite haunts and a traditional hunting ground for local Inuit.

Here is an excerpt from a naturalist guide, in summer 2011: "At the base of the cliff which forms a natural border for Akpatok, the first bear appeared, like an actor coming onto a stage and, in the most theatrical manner, he struck a pose for the zoom lenses of the watching cameras. A more modest female and her cub strolled across the landscape... nearby, the prehistoric-looking musk appear on their dainty legs and at the cliff tops, hundreds of thousands of guillemots provide an unexpected ‘fireworks’ display, fizzing about the skies and calling wildly."

Day 7

Nachvak Fjord - Torngat Mountains National Park

Port details pending.

Day 8

Saglek Fjord - Torngat Mountains National Park

Port details pending.

Day 9

Sailing along Labrador's coast

Port details pending.

Day 10

Battle Harbour

Port details pending.

Day 11

Gros Morne - Woody Point

Spend the day at Gros Morne National Park a, UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 12

Perce

Port details pending.

Day 13

Tadoussac

Port details pending.

Day 14

Saguenay

Port details pending.

Day 15

  • Breakfast

Disembark in Quebec, Canada

Disembark this morning for your continued journey home.
 Superior StateroomDeluxe StateroomPrestige Stateroom - Deck 4Prestige Stateroom - Deck 5Prestige Stateroom - Deck 6Deluxe SuitesPrestige Suite - Deck 5Prestige Suite - Deck 6Owners Suite
2016-Sep-08$8,950$9,580$10,160$10,530$10,900$13,830$15,210$16,460$17,540
Safety and port taxes: $1,014
Airport taxes: $180
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

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.

Fares include:
• Group flight from Paris to Kangerlussuaq
• Meet and greet at the airport
• Transfer to the ship and separate luggage transfer
• Port and safety charges
• Open bar
• Gratuities
• All meals from dinner on the day of embarkation to breakfast on the day of disembarkation
• Welcome aboard and captain’s cocktail parties, gala dinner
• Mineral water, tea, filter coffee, white, red and rosé wines served with meals
• 24 hour room service (selected menu)
• Evening entertainments and events, and/or organized shows
• Porterage from the quayside to the ship and vice versa
• English-speaking guest-speaker (when applicable)

Fares do not include:
• Airport taxes
• Day rooms and other services at arrival & departure, before embarkation and after disembarkation
• Optional shore excursions (sold on board)
• Insurances
• Personal expenses
• Other drinks not included in open bar

• Port and safety taxes, environmental charges, landing and access fees
to National Parks, special and / or protected zones or sites subject to
specific permits from National authorities and / or local communities
(except for cruise rates in USD)
• Gratuities on board
• Any ground services before and/or after the cruise other than the ones
mentioned
• Optional Spa package to be booked prior to departure
• Laundry services, hair salon and à la carte Spa treatments
• Personal expenses, on board medical consultations and drug
prescriptions
• Cancellation/luggage/assistance/repatriation/medical insurance
• Visa expenses and/or immigration reciprocity taxes if applicable

This voyage includes activities such as Zodiac landings (sometimes with "wet landing"), zodiac outings, moderate walks, to more active hikes. All this is accompanied by your expedition team of naturalist guides. Certain zodiac outings will not allow for landings, just cruising. Landings will depend on weather conditions, position of ice and winds and the state of the sea. These can force a change of plans at any time.

Taking into consideration the unusual and exceptional character of this itinerary, the calls shown are an indication only. The final route will be confirmed by the Captain of the ship, who will take into account the touristic quality of the sites and above all, the safety of the passengers. His decision will be subject to that of local authorities and the expert pilots present on board during the navigation in the Arctic zone.
Places
Arctic, North America, Canada, Atlantic Coast, Torngat Mountains National Park, Kangerlussuaq, Monumental Island, Davis Strait, Akpatok Island, Gros Morne National Park, Battle Harbor, Nachvak Fjord, Perce, Saguenay, Quebec City, Sisimiut, Tadoussac
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