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Magnificent vistas at Kong Oscar Fjord

Adventures in Northeast Greenland: Glaciers, Fjords and the Northern Lights

Example 11 Day Cruise aboard Ocean Adventurer
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Embark on an 11-day expedition roundtrip from Reykjavik aboard the Ocean Adventurer and cruise along Greenland's remote northeast coast, home to the world's largest fjord system. Explore diverse and rugged landscapes, with a chance to witness the Northern Lights at night. Immerse yourself in Arctic beauty, experience Greenlandic culture in Ittoqqortoormiit, and visit historic Thule sites. Marvel at colossal icebergs against a stunning mountain backdrop.
Humpback WhalesAlone in reflection landscape Ella IslandRinged Seal in Kong Oscar Fjord, East GreenlandIttoqqortoormiit, Eastern GreenlandMagnificent vistas at Kong Oscar Fjord
Highlights
  • Experience the beauty and wildlife of the Arctic while cruising
  • Discover remote locations in Northeast Greenland through Zodiac cruises and shore visits
  • Sail across Denmark Strait and cross the Arctic circle while enjoying various onboard activities
  • Search for iconic Arctic wildlife, such as polar bears, muskoxen and seals
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Activity Level: Relaxed
Involves minimal physical effort and is typically associated with leisurely activities. Activities are low-intensity or last less than a few hours each day.
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Day 1: Reykjavik, Iceland

Arrive in the Icelandic capital in the morning and make your way to your included hotel. You can have the day to explore the city on your own.

Day 2: Reykjavik, Iceland | Embark

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Dinner
This afternoon, board your vessel and begin your expedition. Get ready for a great adventure ahead!

Day 3: Cruising

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
As you cruise north across the Denmark Strait, with views of Greenland in the distance, your Expedition Team will prepare you for the adventures that await. Learn about the storied history and politics of the Arctic, its fascinating wildlife, geology, ecology, and climate, and the incredible sights for you to explore soon. The team will also search for the seabirds soaring around your ship, as well as the whales that frequent the waters here.

Day 4-8: Exploring Northeast Greenland

  • Ship
  • 5 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 5 Dinners
During your tour of Greenland’s remote northeast coast, enjoy Zodiac cruises and shore visits to several locations. Keep an eye out for grazing muskoxen, as 40 percent of the world’s population lives in Northeast Greenland National Park. At the entrance of the sound is East Greenland’s most northerly community, Ittoqqortoormiit, where you may spend time interacting with the Inuit people and learning about their way of life. You may also have a chance to see the Northern Lights here if the skies are clear. Magnificent vistas also await at Kong Oscar Fjord, with possible landings at Ella Ø, renowned for its rugged cliffs and ice-choked waters, and flower-rich Botanikerbugt on Ymer Ø.

Day 9-10: Sailing southbound across Denmark Strait and once more crossing the Arctic circle

  • 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
As your Arctic adventure winds down, take in a presentation by the onboard experts, share your photos, sip an icy cocktail in the bar, or watch a movie—there are many activities during your time at sea. Your Expedition Team will also be on hand to answer any questions and point out wildlife.

Day 11: Reykjavik, Iceland | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Disembark in Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital, at the end of your journey.

Ship/Hotel

Ocean Adventurer

Dining Room, Ocean Adventurer
Buffet Dining Room, Ocean Adventurer
Bar at the Main Lounge, Ocean Adventurer

Reykjavik - Hotels

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Triple
Averaging 128 sq. ft. (12 sq. m) and equipped with two lower berths and one upper berth. Located on the Main Deck, it has private facilities, and a porthole with exterior views.
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Lower Deck Twin
Averaging 133 sq. ft. (12 sq. m) and equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Lower Deck, it has private facilities, and a porthole with exterior views.
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Main Deck Twin with Porthole
Averaging 118 sq. ft. (11 sq. m) and equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Main Deck, it has private facilities, and a porthole with exterior views.
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Main Deck Twin with Window
Averaging 139 sq. ft. (13 sq. m) and equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Main Deck, it has private facilities, and two windows with exterior views.
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Superior
Averaging 142 sq. ft. (13 sq. m) and equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Upper Deck, it has private facilities, and windows with exterior views.
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Deluxe
Averaging 160 sq. ft. (15 sq. m) and equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Upper and Captain’s Decks, it has private facilities, and windows with exterior views.
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Suite
Averaging 215 sq. ft. (20 sq. m) and equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Captain’s Deck, it has windows with exterior views and private facilities. Cabin 403 has a bathtub; other Suites have shower stalls.
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Owner's Suite
Averaging 290 sq. ft. (27 sq. m) and equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Bridge Deck, it has private facilities, and windows with exterior views.

Notes

- Rates are quoted in U.S. dollars and represent costs per person, double occupancy. Request the Twin Share Program where you are matched with a cabin mate of the same gender. Even if a cabin mate is not found for you, no single supplement will be charged.

- Standard Cabins are available for single occupancy at 1.7 times the double occupancy rate. The supplement for a Premium Cabin is 2 times the shared rate.

Insurance: Emergency medical evacuation coverage for a maximum benefit of US$500,000 per person is included. Travelers should have a minimum of US$50,000 (or equivalent) of emergency medical coverage prior to embarkation. It is recommended that you and all members of your party have comprehensive travel insurance covering trip cancellation, trip delay (interruption or after departure coverage), baggage, and repatriation. Contact us for details.

Plug/ Voltage type Onboard: 220V/Type F
Included
  • 10 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches, 9 Dinners
  • 8 Nights Accommodations
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Access to a 24-7 Emergency line while traveling
  • Coffee, Tea and Cocoa Available Around the Clock
  • Leadership throughout the expedition by our experienced Expedition Leader
  • Loan of Waterproof Boots for Landings
  • Official Expedition Parka to Keep
  • Select Beer and Wine During Dinner
  • Photographic Journal Documenting the Expedition
  • All Miscellaneous Service Taxes and Port Charges Throughout the Program
  • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program
  • Emergency Evacuation insurance for all passengers to a maximum benefit of USD $500,000 per person
  • All shore landings as per the daily program
  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • All meals, snacks, soft drinks and juices on board throughout your voyage
  • All luggage handling aboard the ship
  • Greenland voyages cruise passenger tax
  • One night’s pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Reykjavik
  • Group transfer from the Reykjavik hotel to the ship on Day 2
  • Group transfer from the ship to downtown Reykjavik on disembarkation day
  • Complimentary beer, standard wines, and spirits, as well as cocktails during bar service hours and dinner
Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)
  • Passport and Applicable Visa Expenses
  • Government arrival and departure taxes
  • Internet & Phone Charges
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Mandatory Waterproof Pants for Zodiac Cruising & Any Other Gear Not Specifically Mentioned
  • Adventure Options not listed in Included Activities
  • Airport transfer in Reykjavik
  • Arrival transfer in Helsinki

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