Set sail on this 8-day cruise with MV Vikingfjord in East Greenland's Scoresby Sund. Begin with a private charter flight to Constable Point, where a friendly crew will greet you and transport you to the ship via Zodiac. Sail through the breathtaking wilderness of Greenland and witness glacier after glacier along the Volquart Boons Coast. Explore the ancient Inuit settlement at Danmark Ø with well-preserved archaeological sites and hike to the glacier front for a closer look. Navigate through towering icebergs and explore the smaller branches of the fjord system. Witness the awe-inspiring Ø Fjord and visit the remote settlement of Ittoqqortoormiit before ending the expedition with a charter flight back to Iceland.
Sail along the Volquart Boons Coast and witness impressive glaciers
Explore the ancient Inuit settlement and well-preserved archeological sites
Navigate through towering icebergs and maze of fjords
Visit the awe-inspiring Ø Fjord and remote settlement of Ittoqqortoormiit
The journey begins with a private charter flight from Reykjavik, Iceland to the remote landing strip at Constable Point within Scoresby Sund. Upon arrival, the friendly crew of MV Vikingfjord greets and transports guests via Zodiac to the ship. After a safety briefing from the captain, get ready to set sail into the breathtaking wilderness of Greenland. Get ready for an experience of a lifetime!
Embark on a breathtaking journey along the Volquart Boons Coast in Greenland, where you’ll witness one glacier after another for miles. As you sail west, you’ll come across the impressive basalt columns of Viking Bay, where you can take a zodiac cruise at the foot of the towering cliffs. Nearby, Danmark Ø offers a glimpse into the ancient Inuit settlement with well-preserved archeological sites of their winter and summer houses. Take a closer look at the vast glacier front and disembark for a hike to truly immerse yourself in the beauty of Greenland.
Day 4-7: Røde Fjord & Hare Fjord | Ø Fjord & Sydkap
As you navigate through a maze of towering icebergs, you’ll have the opportunity to explore some of the smaller branches of the fjord system, including Røde Fjord and Hare Fjord. If you’re lucky, you might even get to visit Røde Ø, the Red Island, with its striking red sandstone formations that resemble the surface of the planet Mars. Get ready for an unforgettable journey through one of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth.
Witness the awe-inspiring Ø Fjord, one of the world’s most impressive fjords. This 74 km long strait is surrounded by towering mountains and tranquil waters filled with colossal icebergs. As you sail through Scoresby Sund, you’ll be mesmerized by the sight of these ice giants, some of which are anchored to the seabed, creating a surreal and otherworldly atmosphere.
Day 8: Ittoqqortoormiit | Disembark
Before disembarking, visit the remote settlement of Ittoqqortoormiit. This small community of only 400 Greenlandic people is isolated by sea ice for much of the year, making it a truly unique destination. As the expedition comes to a close, the crew transports guests to the landing strip for a charter flight back to Iceland.
Kate was great to work with in the planning stage. She was prompt, helpful, and efficient. Our tour guide, Edwin, was knowledgeable and passionate. We were very happy to have traveled with Adventure Life, it made the trip easy and a true pleasure. We could concentrate on enjoying the experience rather than the details of travel.