Greenland and Disko Bay by Small Ship

Greenland and Disko Bay by Small Ship


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*Please Note: This vacation includes an internal air component which will not be discounted from the listed price below.
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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Greenland , Iceland

Tour Itinerary

Join Aboard Ocean Atlantic
With an international ice-class rating of 1B, General Tours expedition vessel is perfect for exploring remote regions of the North Atlantic. Its exceptional maneuverability, shallow draft and powerful engines, allow the Ocean Atlantic to navigate all the way north to the 80th Parallel – and into the deepest and most remote fjords. General Tours ship was recently renovated with welcoming public spaces and comfortable accommodations for just 198 passengers – and an experienced crew and Expedition Team of 140. All staterooms feature private en suite baths, individual climate control and television. International cuisine is served in a bright, spacious restaurant and the panoramic lounge features large windows, plenty of comfortable seating – and even binoculars. A full fleet of Zodiacs allow for exciting exploration on land and water with General Tours fine Expedition Team.

Day 1 - Day 1 - Welcome to Reykjavik

On arrival, you’ll be escorted to the Alda Hotel. Enjoy breakfast and then explore this modern, culturally alluring city with General Tours engaging guide. Meals B

Day 2 - Day 2 - Blue Lagoon + Fly to Greenland + Embark General Tours Ship

Originating 6,000 feet below the Earth’s surface and rich with soothing minerals, the warm waters of the Blue Lagoon are a terrific way to start your day. Then fly to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland and board General Tours ice-class expedition ship, the Ocean Atlantic. Meals B+D

Day 3 - Day 3 - Ashore in Sisimiut

Your tour of this lively town of 5,000 residents reveals fine Colonial-era homes and the historic Blue Church built in 1775. At the Sisimiut Museum, you’ll see artifacts from the ancient Saqqaq culture. Tonight, we’ll sail north of the Arctic Circle on General Tours way to Disko Bay, home to a variety of whale species including minke, humpback and bowhead. Meals B+L+D

Day 4 - Day 4 - Disko Island + The Magnificent Eqip Sermia Glacier

Soaring thousands of feet, the craggy basalt cliffs of Disko Island greet you this morning. In the small community of Qeqertarsuaq, we’ll join residents for kaffemik, a Greenlandic tradition with coffee, cakes and conversation. Back onboard, General Tours cruise as close as possible to the mighty face of the Eqip Sermia Glacier. This is one of the most active glaciers on Earth and General Tours have a good chance to see it calving huge icebergs. Meals B+L+D

Day 5 - Day 5 - Ilulissat - The Iceberg Capital

Embark on a thrilling boat expedition into the Ilulissat Icefjord , filled with icebergs from the Sermeq Kujalleq Glacier. Calving at an amazing average rate of 82 feet each day, it’s one of the world’s fastest-moving and most productive. This glacier is also one of the few through which the Greenland ice cap, formed during the Quaternary Ice Age, reaches the sea – and some of the ice that surrounds us today is estimated to be 250,000 years old! Be sure to keep your eyes sharp: The skies and waters of the fjord are also home to a variety of sea birds including eider, auk, and guillemot. Meals B+L+D

Day 6 - Day 6 - Ashore in Itilleq

This morning you’ll wake to the picturesque sight of Itilleq, its brightly painted homes clustered along the rocky shoreline. Situated a mile above the Arctic Circle, this remote island settlement is just half a mile off of Greenland’s western coast. Going ashore, you’ll gain an intimate firsthand look into the life of its 100 or so residents. Though smart phones and web-browsing are a part of everyday life here, customs and traditions remain strong. Meals B+L+D

Day 7 - Day 7 - Kangerlussuaq to Reykjavik

After breakfast, disembark in Kangerlussuaq and transfer to the airport for your return flight to Iceland. On arrival in the capital, you’ll be escorted to the Alda Hotel. Meals B

Day 8 - Day 8 - Depart Iceland

After breakfast, we’ll take you to the airport for your homeward flight. Meals B

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Additional Packages Available
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  • Cruise + Land - Category C
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    Pricing is for package: Cruise + Land - Category D

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    Questions & Answers

    Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

    Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

    Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

    Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.


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